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


The Benefice of

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

1

Saturday

11.15 - 12.15 - Ringers from Ely visiting St Mary's Church

16.00 - Friends and family set-up, St Mary's Church

2

Sunday

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

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

10.30 - Friends and family, Activity service for all ages

18.00 - Deanery Evensong with the Bishop of St Albans, St Andrews Church, Biggleswade

19.30 - NightLight

3

Monday

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

             No Soul Cinema until April 24

4

Tuesday

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

10.30 - Prayer Group,  16 The Rookery

12.00 - Greater Chapterat St Mary's Hall

19.30 - Lent Course, Final Week. "What we Master, Brings us Joy" Potton Rectory. All Welcome

5

Wednesday


6

Thursday

09.00 - Morning Prayer at  All Saints Church, Sutton

12.00 - Chapter Sub-Group, The Rectory

7

Friday

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

             No First Steps, until April 21. New Toddlers welcome. Enquiries to: 260430.

19.00 - Meriel and Matt, Wedding preparation. The Rectory

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

             No Sutton Bible Study this week

8

Saturday


9

Palm

Sunday

             START OF HOLY WEEK     Happy 60th Birthday to David Monygomery

09.00 - Benefice Holy Communion (Said), with Palm Crosses.

09.00 - Matins with Palm Crosses at All Saints Church, Sutton

10.30 - Service of Regret and Forgiveness with Holy Communion and Palm Crosses

18.00 - Evensong with Palm Crosses at St John’s Church, Cockayne Hatley

 10

Monday

             No Morning Prayer at Cockayne Hatley Church today

21.00 - Compline at All Saints Church, Sutton

11

Tuesday

09.00 - Morning Prayer at St Mary's Church

10.30 - Prayer Group at 17 Spencer Close

12.00 - Interment of Ashes, Val Robson, Potton Cemetary

19.30 - LMDT meeting in St Mary's Church

21.00 - Compline at St Mary's Church, Potton

12

Wednesday

19.30 - Fundraising Committee meeting, the Rising Sun

21.00 - Compline at St Mary's Church, Potton

13

Maundy

Thursday

             No Morning Prayer at Sutton today

14.00 - Funeral of Ian Hanglin, St John's Church, Cockayne Hatley

14.30 - Mother's Union Meditation for Holy Week with 90th Birthday Celebration, St Maty's Hall

19.30 - Service of the Passover Last Supper, a traditional Jewish Passover Meal, with Holy Communion

20.30 - Stripping of the Altars

20.45 - 21.30 - The Watch

14

Good

Friday

                                                             Happy 80th Birthday, David Barker

             No Morning Prayer at Potton today

10.00 - Churches Together "Walk of Witness" for all ages, from the Church Hall to the Market Square for a short              open air service, followed by Hot Cross Buns and Coffee

12.00 - Easter Meditation, "The First Hour" at Sutton Church

13.00 - Easter Meditation, "The Second Hour" at Cockayne Hatley Church

14.00 - Easter Meditation, "The Final Hour" at St Mary's Church

15

Saturday


16

Easter Sunday

09.00 - Easter Comminion with Hymns at St John’s Church, Cockayne Hatley

10.00 - Easter Communion with Hymns at All Saints Church, Sutton

11.00 - Family Easter Communion at St Mary's Church, Potton

17

Monday

             No Morning Prayer at Cockayne Hatley today

18

Tuesday

             No Morning Prayer at  St Mary's Church, Potton

10.30 - Prayer Group,  22 Judith Gardens

19

Wednesday


20

Thursday

             No Morning Prayer at  All Saints Church, Sutton

21

Friday

             No Morning Prayer at  St Mary's Church, Potton

             No First Steps, today, Half Term but back next week Enquiries to: 260430.

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

22

Saturday

19.15 - Potton Church Medieval Banquet, St Mary's Hall. £20 pp including 1st two drinks. Drinks also available to              buy. Fancy Dress encouraged but not essential. Fun and games for all. Banquet? Eating with a knife and              fingers only, Medieval style. All this in celebration of St Georges Day. Call Bob on 260782 to book

23

Sunday

09.00 - Holy Communion at St Mary's

09.00 - Service of the Word at All Saints Church, Sutton

10.30 - Holy Communion with Holy Baptism of Flora Watson

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

24

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 Gruffalo

19.30 - Baptism preparation, Arabella

25

Tuesday

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

10.30 - Prayer Group,  9 The Paddocks

11.00 - Wedding preparation, Heidi and Levi

19.30 - Tuesday Housegroup, The Rectory

26

Wednesday


27

Thursday

09.00 - Morning Prayer at  All Saints Church, Sutton

14.45 - Funeral of Frank Mackenzie, Stevenage Crematorium

28

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.

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

             Note, Craft and Chatter is incorrectly shown today on the Sunday Link, it is in fact next Friday May 5

29

Saturday


30

Sunday

             There is no Benefice 09.00 Holy Communion this week.

09.00 - Service of the Word, All Saints Church, Sutton

10.30 - Holy Communion

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