The Benefice of Potton,  Sutton and Cockayne Hatley


        Potton

Sutton and Cockayne Hatley

About Us

Potton, Sutton and Cockayne Hatley
are three  Church of England Parishes
in east Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
and the Diocese of St Albans.

Our three churches are:

St Mary’s Church, Potton

All Saint’s Church, Sutton

St John the Baptist’s Church, Cockayne Hatley


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March 2017 - Services shown are at St Mary’s Church unless otherwise stated

1

Wednesday

09.00 - Morning Prayer at  All Saints Church, Sutton

14.30 - Funeral of Molly Brown, Bedford Crematorium

19.30 - Holy Communion, with Ashing

2

Thursday

             No Morning Prayer today

14.30 - Women's World Day of Prayer Service and Mothers Union Meeting in St Mary's Hall, led by Rosemary Kimber

3

Friday

09.00 - Morning Prayer at  St Mary's Church, Potton

10.00 - First Steps, St Mary's Hall. New Toddlers welcome. Enquiries to: 260430.

19.30 - Quiz and Tapas Night, St Mary's Hall, Games with delicious Home Produced Tapas and Desserts, Call              261206 to book or pay on the door. Starts at 19.30, cost £15pp

             No Sutton Bible Study this evening

4

Saturday

10.30 - 11.00 - Visiting Ringers at St Mary's Church

16.00 - Setting up for Friends and Family Service in church

5

Sunday

09.00 - Benefice Holy Communion at St John’s Church, Cockayne Hatley

10.15 - Holy Communion with Hymns at  All Saints Church, Sutton

10.30 - Friends and Family Service

11.15 - Sutton Church APCM

13.00 - Holy Baptism of Carter Wright

18.00 - Deanery Lent Evensong with Archdeacon Paul, St Swithin's Church, Sandy. See Programme

19.30 - NightLight. Theme: Confidence

6

Monday

09.00 - Morning Prayer at St John’s Church, Cockayne Hatley

14.30 - Churches Together, Plan and Pray

17.00 - Soul Cinema,  showing a film in the Priests Room.More information from Gill on 260782 or email to:              stmaryssoulcinema@gmail.com, Film today is Lion King 2

19.00 - Potton Consolidated Charities Trustees Meeting

19.30 - Friends and Family round-up and planning

7

Tuesday

09.00 - Morning Prayer at  St Mary's Church, Potton

10.00 - Funeral of Hazel Darrington, Bedford Crematorium

10.30 - Prayer Group,  16 The Rookery, Sandy

11.30 - Collective Worship, Sutton Lower School

12.15 - Chapter Meeting with Tim Lomax, Director of Mission, at Eaton Socon

19.30 - Lent Course Week 2, "What we Measure Controls Us" at Potton Rectory. All are welcome

8

Wednesday

10.00 - SIAMS Inspection at Sutton Lower School

19.30 - Deanery Synod, Roxton Church

9

Thursday

09.00 - Morning Prayer at  All Saints Church, Sutton

10.00 - Potton Churchyard Meeting with Town Council, Central Beds Council and Contractor

10

Friday

09.00 - Morning Prayer at  St Mary's Church, Potton

10.00 - First Steps, St Mary's Hall. New Toddlers welcome. Enquiries to: 260430.

10.00 - Funeral of Rev Allan Bliss, St Andrews Church, Biggleswade

19.30 - Craft and Chatter Group, in the church hall. £2.50 inc. refreshments. Call 262287 for details

11

Saturday


12

Sunday

09.00 - Benefice Holy Communion at St Mary's Church

09.00 - Matins at  All Saints Church, Sutton

10.30 - Holy Communion

15.00 - Evensong at St John’s Church, Cockayne Hatley

18.00 - Deanery Lent Evensong with Rev Jeanette Gosney, Willington Church.  See Programme

13

Monday

09.00 - Morning Prayer at St John’s Church, Cockayne Hatley

17.00 - Soul Cinema,  showing a film in the Priests Room.More information from Gill on 260782 or email to:              stmaryssoulcinema@gmail.com, Film today is The Fantastic Mr Fox

19.30 - Fundraising and Social Committee, The Rising Sun

14

Tuesday

09.00 - Morning Prayer at  St Mary's Church, Potton

10.30 - Prayer Group,  17 Spencer Close

11.30 - Open the Book, Sutton Lower School

14.00 - Pre-contract meeting, Roofing Contractors and Architect, St Mary's Church

18.30 - Clergy Team meeting, The Rectory

19.30 - Lent Course Week 3, "What we have we hold" The Rectory. All Welcome

15

Wednesday

12.30 - 15.30 - Clergy Training, St Andrews Church, Biggleswade

16

Thursday

09.00 - Morning Prayer at  All Saints Church, Sutton

17

Friday

             THE FIRST ANNIVERSARY OF PAULA'S NEW HEART. PLEASE PRAY FOR HER, THE DONOR AND THE              ORGAN DONOR SCHEME SO THAT OTHERS, LIKE JEFFERSON, CAN ALSO BE HELPED

09.00 - Morning Prayer at  St Mary's Church, Potton

10.00 - First Steps, St Mary's Hall. New Toddlers welcome. Enquiries to: 260430.

             No Sutton Bible Study this week

18

Saturday


19

Sunday

09.00 - Benefice Holy Communion at  All Saints Church, Sutton

09.00 - Morning Prayer

10.30 - Shorter Holy Communion with Children's Treasure Boxes

12.00 - Potton APCM following the Morning Service

15.00 - Evensong at St John’s Church, Cockayne Hatley

18.00 - Deanery Lent Evensong with Archdeacon Janet Mackenzie, Eaton Socon Church.  See Programme

20

Monday

             No Morning Prayer at St John’s Church, Cockayne Hatley

17.00 - Soul Cinema,  showing a film in the Priests Room.More information from Gill on 260782 or email to:              stmaryssoulcinema@gmail.com, Film today is The BFG

21

Tuesday

09.00 - Morning Prayer at  St Mary's Church, Potton

09.00 - Open The Book, Potton Lower School

10.30 - Prayer Group,  9 The Paddocks

11.30 - Collective Worship, Sutton Lower School

13.30 - Installation of new Church Notice Board for St Mary's Church

19.30 - Lent Course, Week 4, "What we receive we treat as ours". Potton Rectory, all welcome

22

Wednesday

             Evening: Potton Scouts Gang Show rehearsal in St Mary's Church

23

Thursday

09.00 - Morning Prayer at  All Saints Church, Sutton

12.00 - School Governors, meeting at Sutton School

24

Friday

08.15 - Rev Gill on BigglesFM 104.8, Thought for the Day.

09.00 - Morning Prayer at  St Mary's Church, Potton

10.00 - First Steps, St Mary's Hall. New Toddlers welcome. Enquiries to: 260430.

14.00 - Mothers Union Deanery Lady Day Service at St Mary's Church

19.30 - Craft and Chatter Group, in the church hall. £2.50 inc. refreshments. Call 262287 for details

25

Saturday

09.40 - 16.50 - Churchwarden Training, Linslade

26

Sunday

09.00 - Benefice Holy Communion (Said) at St Mary's Church

09.00 - Matins at All Saints Church, Sutton

10.30 - Holy Communion

18.00 - Deanery Lent Evensong at St John’s Church, Cockayne Hatley  See Programme

27

Monday

09.00 - Morning Prayer at St John’s Church, Cockayne Hatley

17.00 - Soul Cinema,  showing a film in the Priests Room.More information from Gill on 260782 or email to:              stmaryssoulcinema@gmail.com, Film today is The BFG

19.45 - Sutton PCC, Dirok

28

Tuesday

09.00 - Morning Prayer at  St Mary's Church, Potton

10.30 - Prayer Group,  22 Spencer Close

11.40 - Open the Book, Sutton Lower School

19.30 - Lent Course, Week 5."What we Give We Gain". Potton Rectory, all welcome.

29

Wednesday

19.30 - Potton Scouts Gang Show in St Mary's Church

30

Thursday

             No Morning Prayer at  All Saints Church, Sutton this week

10.00 - 13.00 - Safeguarding Training, St Andrews Church, Bedford

31

Friday

09.00 - Morning Prayer at  St Mary's Church, Potton

10.00 - First Steps, St Mary's Hall. New Toddlers welcome. Enquiries to: 260430.

12.45 - Parish Lunch, St Mary’s Hall. Places are limited to 60 so come early to avoid disappointment.

14.30 - Sutton Lower School End of Term Service, All Saints Church

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