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.


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Rev Keith writes called to be christlike


Simple but life changing

The Bishop of Oxford has invited every church to do something very simple but life changing- to read, study and dwell in the opening words of Jesus in the Sermon on the Mount: the Beatitudes in Matthew 5: 1-10.

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final resting places


by Rev Dilys

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Services for Sunday 29th October

8.00am Stubbings: Holy Communion (BCP)

9.15am Littlewick Songs of Praise

10.30am Hurley: God in Quiet

11.15am Stubbings Matins

1.00pm Stubbings Baptism: Isla Williams


Readings
With his disciples still not fully understanding what he has told them, Jesus promises them future joy and peace as  he has overcome the forces of this world.

Romans 8:31-39   John 16:16-33   Psalm 47

Programme Card


Details of what is going on in our Parish during September to November,
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This week …


'Knit & Natter' Craft Group

 Tuesday at 2.00pm in the Soltau Centre

Do you enjoy knitting, crochet or sewing with friends? Do come along to 'Knit and Natter' at the Soltau centre, have a cuppa and a biscuit and join us.  


Wednesday 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

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.


Service of Thanksgiving for the Life of Raymond Jenkins

Wednesday 26th October 3.00pm Stubbings


Pebbles 10.30am Thursdays 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!


Service of Thanksgiving for the life of Peter Himmons

2.00pm Thursday 27th at St James the Less, Stubbings

Many will have known Peter who has died recently. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family.


Samaritans Purse Operation Christmas Child Shoe Box Appeal

Many churches, schools and other organisations support O.C.C. to make Christmas presents available to children who have very little. Shoe boxes and leaflets with details on are available in the Priory Room in Hurley. If you'd like to take part but can't do a box, donations will be gratefully received and put towards items to fill boxes.

Please return your filled boxes to the Priory Room or Soltau Centre by Sunday 12th November so that they reach the children by Christmas. Please contact me if you need any help, or would like me to collect your boxes. Sandra Brooks 01628 822830

Littlewick Lighting Project

Please note that St John's church Littlewick will be closed between October 30th and November 10th to allow the installation of improved lighting to take place. Please pray that this project will progress smoothly.

Coming Up …


Commemoration of the Faithful Departed

November 5th, 2017 at 5pm St James the Less, Stubbings

This is an opportunity to remember and give thanks for those we love but no

longer see. We light candles in memory of those close to us as the names of those we have been asked to remember are read out. We hope that you will be able to join us for this moving service. Whether or not you are able to come, if you would like someone named during the service, please enter details on the lists at the back of the churches or email the Parish Office.

The service is followed by refreshments in the Soltau Centre.

 

Remembrance Sunday Services 12th November 2017

Given all the upheaval in the world it is important to mark the courage and bravery of so many from this country, both in the two World Wars and currently.  Services in all our churches start at 10.45am and will include the traditional two minutes silence at 11.00am. There will be a Remembrance Day event for children in the Priory Room at Hurley running alongside the service.

Maidenhead Foodbank

The Foodbank provides non-perishable food to families who are unable to afford a proper meal every day. They provide for over 100 families each week. They aim to provide a family of 4 with 3 days of food. They work with the local community to deliver fresh home-cooked meals and with a local grocer to supplement the food with fresh fruit and vegetables. To ensure food reaches those who most need it, food is provided only to families identified by appropriate professionals. There's a drop off point at the back of each church. Thank you to all who have been donating.


They're looking for items listed below: Tinned Meat / Tinned fish / Tinned vegetables / Soup / Rice / Herbs/Spices / cooking sauces / Instant mash / Tea Bags/Instant Coffee / Sugar / Breakfast cereals / UHT milk/ Tinned desserts / Cereal bars/biscuits /Jams / Fruit juice

The Foodbank currently has ample stocks of pasta and baked beans

Thank you …

... everyone who sponsored those taking part in the Memory Walk for the Alzheimer's Society (and to those who did the walking!). Over £2,700 has so far been raised for the charity.