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


Seeking to know Jesus, to share his love and

make him known in word and action.


Details of all our services here>>

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Rev Keith writes about a

 MESSAGE FOR TIMES OF CHANGE
read here>>


CHRISTIANITY

A LIFESTYLE

RELIGION


by Rev Dilys

read here>>


Services Sunday - 26th November


8.00am Stubbings: Holy Communion (BCP)


10.30am Littlewick Green - Parish Communion and

visit of Rt Revd Andrew Proud, Bishop of Reading

Bishop Andrew, is coming to preach and preside at a special service in St

John the Evangelist next Sunday. During the service, the Bishop will dedicate the new lighting. All are invited to come and hear Bishop Andrew and to meet him over refreshments after the service.

Readings
   Isaiah 11: 1-10       Matthew 25: 31-end

Programme Card


Details of what is going on in our Parish during September to November,
view here>>

During this week …


Tuesday 21st
11.30am Littlewick Green

A service of thanksgiving for the life of Radivoje Zivkovic


P.C.C.  7.30pm in the Soltau Centre

If you have any matter you would like the PCC to discuss please speak to our PCC Secretary, Hazel O'Connor, or to the vicar.  


Oasis: 2.30pm in the 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.  


Wednesday 22nd  

Communion 11.30am Stubbings

"We pause in the silence, in the presence of God" So begins our midweek service using the historic and memorable words of the Book of Common Prayer. Please join us in the quiet of St James the Less followed this week by:


Young at Heart Lunch 12.30pm Soltau Centre

Can we tempt you with a delicious home cooked lunch? Older people from all three churches gather for lunch and friendly chat at the Soltau Centre 12.30pm.


Thursday 23rd

Pebbles 10.30am in the Priory Room

Pebbles is a short service for pre-schoolers and parents/carers to come and share a Bible story, some 'Pebbles action songs' and a prayer. Then we have drinks and biscuits: the children play and adults have a well deserved chat!

Samaritans Purse Operation Christmas Child Shoe Box Appeal

Your filled boxes are due to be returned by Sunday 19th If you have forgotten.  Please contact Sandra Brooks 01628 822830 to arrange collection.

Coming Up …


Coffee, Tea, Cake

Bring and Buy Raffle

Tuesday 28th November from 10.30

The Parish Knit & Natter Group and Littlewick Green WI

invite you to join them at the Soltau Centre (behind Stubbings Church)

The WI - Inspiring Women and Helping to Alleviate Loneliness


Parish 'Advent Carols' with Communion

St James the Less, Stubbings Sunday 3rd December 6.00pm

Please come and take time out to sing traditional Advent hymns and hear familiar Advent readings and we begin our journey towards Christmas.


Christmas Service and Events

Copies of our Christmas Card giving details of all our services and events during December are currently being distributed to households in the Parish. There will be copies in the churches for those who live outside the Parish.

 

Toy and Christingle Services

Christingle is the 'service with oranges & candles.' At the service we are collecting new toys for distribution by Slough Social Services.

Please bring them unwrapped.

Littlewick: 3rd December 2.15pm; Hurley: 10th December 10.30am

Appeal for volunteers for Maidenhead Street Angels

Christ invites you through Maidenhead Street Angels to bring love and compassion to the streets of your town. Join us on a Saturday night for a taster session. We need more volunteers but particularly men from 18 - 80. Please try something new - you will not be alone. Matthew Ch.28 v.20 " And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age." Contact .... stangelsm@hotmail.co.uk

 

 

 

 


A message from Quench Christian Bookshop

Quench wish to increase the number of trustees (currently 4) and expand the expertise of our board.  We are interested in trustees with retail, sales and marketing, IT or property experience and a real interest/passion for promoting our resources. Interested? Please Email Jeremy Hyde: jeremy@quenchshops.com


Maybe you need a something that reflects the Christian Faith to add to a Christmas present for a Godchild or relative? As well as a good stock of cards Quench also has a wide choice of Bibles and Christian Books for all ages, also gifts, CD's etc.


We would be delighted to welcome you in the run up to Christmas at:

19 Queen Street, Maidenhead, SL6 1NB


Breakfast in Hurley

Sunday 10th December 9.30 to 11.00 in the Priory Room

FREE BREAKFAST! Yes it really is free but any donations are welcome

Bacon rolls, Croissants & Pastries, Coffee, Tea, Juices

FRESH COFFEE & FRIENDLY CONVERSATION ALL WELCOME




NB The office not be open on Tuesday 21st and Thursday 23rd November

A message from Mark & Rosalie Balfour

Rosalie's health is much better but she's still having issues with her stomach due to all the antibiotics etc. She is on a very restricted diet which seems to be making a difference. Please pray for healing.
We return to the UK on Monday returning to Guatemala on Dec13th

Rosalie has made a video showing the work of Mi Arca which you can watch here >>