The Parish of Burchetts Green

We warmly welcome you to join us at any of our services

Three churches one Parish

St Mary the Virgin, Hurley
St John the Evangelist, Littlewick Green
St James the Less, Stubbings


Actively listening to God

we will build on our rich and diverse worship traditions

harnessing our varied talents and resources

to reach out to the wider community

as a relevant focus of spiritual growth and Christ's love.


Details of all our services here>>

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Revd Keith writes about

 Being a Community

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Rev’d Dilys discusses

Reverse

Order

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Mid Week

Tuesday 3rd March

10.30am Soltau Centre: Pebbles

2.30pm Priory Room, Hurley: Oasis Prayer Group

7.30pm Soltau Centre: P.C.C

Wednesday 4th March  

11.30am Stubbings: Holy Communion (BCP)

Thursday 5th March

10.30am Priory Room: Hurley: Pebbles








Foodshare

Thanks to all who have been donating non-perishable food items for distribution by Maidenhead Foodshare to families struggling to pay grocery bills. A reminder of the kind of items required:  Breakfast Cereals, Tea Bags/Instant coffee, Fruit juice (carton), Tinned meat/fish, Rice/pasta, Pasta sauces, Soup, Jam, UHT milk, Sugar, Tinned vegetables, Tinned tomatoes, Instant mash, Tinned puddings (rice/sponge), Biscuits/snack bars, Toilet Paper. There‘s a drop off point at the back of the church.  Please ensure all items are within their ‘Best Before’ date.


Evensong

The P.C.C has decided to discontinue the regular monthly 4th Sunday Evensong from February onwards and instead to hold special Evensong services at festival times and to mark anniversaries and other events.


Meet the former Archbishop of Canterbury!

Lord Carey of Clifton will give a talk on ‘Moral Dilemmas Facing the Human Family’ for the Berkshire Council of Christians and Jews on Tues. March 24th at 8.00pm at Maidenhead Synagogue, Grenfell Lodge, Ray Park Road, SL6 8QX (ample parking at the Synagogue). It will be followed by questions and refreshments and a chance to talk to him personally. Donations towards the work of CCJ will be appreciated.


‘Food for Thought’

Father Jeremy Harris, Vicar of All Saints Church, Maidenhead, will give a talk on “Jeremy Harris and Roy Taylor's experiences in the Diocese of Taita Taveta, Kenya 2013” Saturday 28th February 7pm for 7.30pm Tickets: £8 to include two course supper available from the Church Office. Tel: 01628 632567 Email: goodshepherd@chogs.plus.com Licensed Bar.

Open Door

Serving persecuted Christians worldwide

Linda Brown will be talking about the work of Open Doors at Boyn Hill Baptist Church, 100 Westborough Road, SL6 4AT on the 8th March 2015, 4.00pm. The talk will be about 40 minutes followed by tea & cakes. Open Doors strengthens the church in the most hostile places. In over 50 countries, Open Doors supplies Bibles, trains church leaders, delivers Bible-based literacy programmes and supports Christians who suffer for their faith. Open Doors raises awareness of global persecution, mobilising prayer, support & action among Christians.

Parochial Church Council Meeting

The next P.C.C. meeting is on Tuesday 3rd March. If  you have anything you would like discussed please contact our P.C.C. Secretary, Hazel O’Connor, or speak to the vicar.

 Oasis

Tuesday 3rd March -  2.30pm Priory Room, Hurley Oasis, our Parish Prayer Group, has a meditative feel. We listen reflectively to music, bible passages and readings before a short time of silence leads into prayer for those who are unwell and for the Parish. The meeting lasts 45 minutes.

Services for Sunday - March 8th

8.00am Stubbings  Holy Communion (BCP)

9.15am Littlewick Holy Communion (CW)

10.30am Hurley  Communion Together with Explorers and Adventurers in the Priory Room

11.15am Stubbings Holy Communion (BCP)

1.00pm Hurley  Baptism: Imogen Cordingley


March 15th is Mothering Sunday!

8.00am Stubbings Holy Communion (BCP)

10.30am Hurley  Mothering Sunday Family Service

(‘Breakfast in Hurley’ Priory Room 9.30-11.00am)

10.30am Stubbings Mothering Sunday Family Service

4.00pm Littlewick ‘All-age’ Mothering Sunday Service


Sunday - March 1st 10.30am Stubbings

Parish Service

An opportunity for all our church family to worship together around the communion. Children will join the first part of the service before going to the Soltau Centre for children’s groups and will rejoin the service for a final blessing. Traidcraft Our Traidcraft stall has a good range of foods and gifts. Please do go over to the Soltau Centre after the Parish Service and have a look at their selection.