St Mary’s Church, Potton, is proud to support the work of St John’s Care Hospice at Moggerhanger by allowing a monthly Parish Lunch to be held in the Church Hall free of charge to the lunch organisers. This is usually at 12-45 on the last Friday of each month and raises, on average, £3000 a year for the Hospice by providing a range of delicious Home Cooked Lunches to about 60 people, all for a very modest charge. If you haven’t been to one of these lunches and want to know more about it or would like to help, please contact Dave Thompson.
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St Mary's Church, Potton With Sutton and Cockayne Hatley Services for Sunday 1 August 2014 Trinity 7 Readings: Genisis 32: 22-31 Romans 9: 1-5 Gospel: Matthew 14: 13-21 Potton 09.00 No Service 10.30 Family Service With Baptism of David Kodagoda Rev Gill Smith Sutton 10.15 Family Communion Cockayne Hatley 09.00 Holy Communion (Said) Rev Gill Smith
Don’t forget, I need your reports if you run a group and need publicity or wish to
report something your group has been doing, so please send me your notes at the earliest
opportunity ( Monday PM latest) so that they can be included in the weekly report.
St Mary’s are supporting the Vineyard Storebox project to supply food parcels to
local needy families and individuals. Please leave items of non-perishables, toiletries
or shop vouchers in the white bin near the church door or in the church hall.
Open the Book
The group that runs this scheme in Potton and Sutton Schools, is in need of fabrics
to make costumes and scenery for the dramatised stories they tell. If you can help,
please call Margaret or Fay on 260532 0r 261742.
Potton Summer Music Festival
The details for this year’s Music Festival have now been published, follow this linkfor full details.
Teddy Bear’s Picnic
The First Steps annual Teddy Bears Picnic was held this year in the Church Hall due
to the wet weather, however, a brief excursion to the Rectory Garden was made between
showers to allow the children to explore the wooded area that had been prepared for
them. Thanks to all who helped organise the party, it was a great morning! The pictures
are now on this website, follow this link.
A weekly group meeting with a film and discussion afterwards. Meetings are held in
the upstairs Priests Room at St Mary’s and is aimed at the age group 10 upwrds. Suggested
attendance donation, £1. Every Thursday, 18.00. The film on July 31 is “Spirited
Away”. On August 7 ”The Miracle Worker” and on August 14 “Noah”
First Steps News
For further information about First Steps, contact Charlotte, 260287