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What's On in April 2017

A warm and friendly welcome awaits you- why not come along and see what we have to offer?

1st Week
Saturday 1 12.30-1.30pm Christian Aid LogoChurches Together Lent Lunch in Shefford Community Hall – Donations to Christian Aid
1st Sunday
Sunday 2 8.30am Holy Communion
10am Family Service. Readings: Romans 8:6-11; John 11:1-45
2.30pm Holy Communion at The Birches (everyone welcome)
Monday 3 6.30pm Singing NightSinging Night – open to all. For info contact Judy 07973 159593
Tuesday 4 10.30-12.30 Community Café
Link to Daily Bread websiteDAILY BREAD orders by today, please: see display or ring Jenny 01462 817337.
Wednesday 5 10am-11am Link to Mini MMini-M: worship and fun for babies and toddlers (0's to 4's) with their parents/minders. Today's theme: The King is coming
Thursday 6 10.30-12.00 Home Farm TrustHFT Café
Friday 7 9.50am Holy Communion
10.40-12.00 Tea/coffee served : prayer ministry available
Saturday 8 9am-1pm Shefford Farmers' Market, with refreshments in church.
10am-1pm Shefford History Group: share your memories of Shefford
10am-3.30pm Shefford Bible Society Action GroupShefford & District Bible Society Action Group Quiet Day at Providence Baptist Church, Clifton. 'Characters of the Passion' led by the Ven Paul Hughes, Archdeacon of Bedford. For more info contact Esther Buss 01462 816823
12.30-1.30pm Christian Aid LogoChurches Together Lent Lunch in Shefford Community Hall – Donations to Christian Aid
2nd Sunday
Sunday 9 10am Palm Sunday Family Communion: starts outside with a procession around the church.
6 pm Second Sunday @ Six: informal worship
Monday 10 7.45 for 8pm Shefford Bible Society Action GroupShefford & District Bible Society Action Group meeting at 65 House Lane, Arlesey, led by Revd Bill Britt. Theme: Timothy and Titus.
Tuesday 11 10.30-12.30 Community Café
7.30pm Churches Together In Shefford'Pray the Easter Labyrinth': an opportunity for quiet reflection as we journey through Holy Week. A Churches Together event.
Wednesday 12 10am-11am Link to Mini MMini-M Craft Extra: Make an Easter Garden. Also chat, play & refreshments for under-5's with their parents/minders.
Morning Link to Daily Bread websiteDAILY BREAD orders delivered
8pm 'Listening Prayer' at 3 Olivers Court (Lucy & David Yule)
Thursday 13 10.30-12.00 Home Farm TrustHFT Café
2pm-4pm Craft group: all welcome. Make something, relax and chat, find a friend...
7.30pm Maundy Thursday Holy Communion, with quiet prayer until 9pm. Readings: 1 Corinthians 11:13-16; John 13:1-17,31b-35
Good Friday 9.15am Distribution of hot cross buns: helpers welcome – see Jenny
9.50am Before the Cross: reflective service
11am Churches Together In SheffordWalk of Witness, starting at Shefford Methodist Church and calling at each of the churches, ending at Shefford Baptist Church (includes open-air service at St Michael's at about 11.15am)
3rd Sunday
Easter Sunday 9am Easter Breakfast: “Champagne & Hippolytus”
10am Festival Family Communion. Readings: Acts 10:34-43; John 20:1-18
2.30pm Ecumenical Service at The Birches (everyone welcome)
Monday 17 6.30pm Singing NightSinging Night – open to all. For info contact Judy 07973 159593
Tuesday 18 10.30-12.30 Community Café
Wednesday 19 10am-11am Link to Mini MMini-M: worship and fun for babies and toddlers (0's to 4's) with their parents/minders. Today's theme: Alleluia! Jesus is alive!
Thursday 20 10.30-12.00 Home Farm TrustHFT Café
Friday 21 9.50am Holy Communion
10.40-12.00 Tea/coffee served : prayer ministry available
12.30pm Community Lunch – share a meal and social activities. Run by our Parish Nurse, Julia Haigh. This month – Easter music with Debra & Johanna.
4th Sunday
Sunday 23 8.30am Holy Communion
10am Morning Worship for St George's Day. Readings: Acts 2:14a,22-32; John 20:10-end
11.30am Annual Meetings
3pm Ecumenical Service at Wren Park (everyone welcome)
Tuesday 25 10.30-12.30 Community Café
Wednesday 26 9.45-11.15am Link to Mini MMini-M Chat&Play: parents and minders with under-5's are invited to drop in for informal chat, play and refreshments.
Thursday 27 10.30-12.00 Home Farm TrustHFT Café
2pm-4pm Craft group: all welcome. Make something, relax and chat, find a friend....
Friday 28 9.50am Holy Communion
10.40-12.00 Tea/coffee served : prayer ministry available
5th Sunday
Sunday 30 10-10.45am Breakfast at St Mary's Meppershall
11am United Benefice Communion at St Mary's Meppershall. Readings: Acts 2:14a,36-41; Luke 24:13-35
LOOKING FORWARD TO MAY 2017...
Monday 1 6.30pm Singing NightSinging Night – open to all. For info contact Judy 07973 159593
Tuesday 2 10.30-12.30 Community Café
Link to Daily Bread websiteDAILY BREAD orders by today, please: see display or ring Jenny 01462 817337
Wednesday 3 10am-11am Link to Mini MMini-M: worship and fun for babies and toddlers (0's to 4's) with their parents/minders. Today's theme: Baby on a boat
Thursday 4 10.30-12.00 Home Farm TrustHFT Café
Friday 5 9.50am Holy Communion
10.40-12.00 Tea/coffee served : prayer ministry available
Sunday 7 8.30am Holy Communion
10am Family Service. Readings: Acts 2:42-end; John 10:1-10
2.30pm Holy Communion at The Birches (everyone welcome)
Monday 8 7.30pm Shefford Bible Society Action GroupShefford & District Bible Society Action Group AGM at St Michael's (all welcome)
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Details for the May 2017 “What's On” should reach Jenny Dann
NO LATER THAN SUNDAY 23rd APRIL,
THANK YOU!

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