The usual meeting would normally be this evening, (Green Bin Day in Potton!) but the last meeting for this year will be next Friday December 7th at 7.30pm in the Church Hall. It is however, the C&C Christmas Party, so anyone going must pay £5 for the evening and book their ticket from Bea on 01767 260792. Current members or prospective new members are welcome.
After the service last Sunday, a coachload of members from across the Benefice, set off for Magdalene College in Cambridge for a very nice Roast Advent Lunch prepared by the staff and served in the Masters Dining Room. This was later followed by a viewing of the film “The Theory of Everything” the life story of the late Prof. Stephen Hawking. He was of course in his early days, a student at Cambridge and was well known around Magdalene College in later years . The film was s
Services for Sunday December 2: 9am Benefice Holy Communion with anointing for personal renewal at Cockayne Hatley Church 10am Friends and Family for Advent 7.30pm NightLight Our First Steps toddler and baby group meet today as usual in the church hall at 9.30am. Details about the Group can be obtained from Group Organiser, Sandy, on 01767 260430. Also today, at 12.45pm, it is the monthly Parish Lunch in aid of St John’s Hospice at Moggerhanger. Please note, we are n
The Morning Service last Sunday, was Holy Communion but with anointing for personal renewal. The service was led by the Rector, the Rev Gill Smith and during the service, we said a very fond farewell to Janet Baillie who is leaving us to live near her daughter in Northumberland. Janet has been a leading light in our Lay Ministry Team, becoming a Lay Leader of Worship (LLW) and taking many smaller services or assisting the Rector during the morning service. Janet was also the
Many have been asking for the date for this year's Christingle Services, well this year they will be on Sunday December 9th at 4.30pm in St Mary's Church and at All Saints Church, Sutton on Friday December 14th at 2.45pm. Put it in your diaries and as usual, we look forward to seeing you all there for these beautiful Children's Services. The complete Advent and Christmas Events dates and times will be published here very soon.
Potton's new Choral Society, aptly named The New Voices of Potton, are presenting their first official concert in St Mary's Church, Potton, on Saturday, December 8th. The concert, entitled "Christmas Joy" will be a presentation of Carols, Readings and other musical items. The Choir of mixed voices is accompanied by Phil Wright on the Keyboard and directed by Anne Wright. Tickets costing £8.00 for adults, with children free, are obtainable from Tysoes or Camerons in the Market
On Friday November 23, The Rector the Rev Gill Smith, will be on BigglesFM at 8.15am with her Thought for the Day, find her at 104.8 on the dial! Our First Steps toddler and baby group meet that day as usual in the church hall at 9.30am. Details about the Group can be obtained from Group Organiser, Sandy, on 01767 260430. Next Friday, November 30th, at 12.45pm, it is the monthly Parish Lunch in aid of St John’s Hospice at Moggerhanger. Please note, we are nearly at capacit
The service on Sunday morning at St Mary's Church was the shorter Holy Communion with the Holy Baptism of Baby Edward. The service was conducted by the Rector, the Rev Gill Smith. The Service at Sutton Church was a Said Holy Communion for the Benefice and Cockayne Hatley had their usual Evensong service in the afternoon. The first service next Sunday morning at 9am at St Mary's is a the Benefice Said service of Holy communion. This is followed at 10.30pm by a traditional
Last Saturday evening, we were treated to a Murder Mystery in the recently renamed church hall, For the evening it was the Grande Grosse Hotel on the Costa Cheapo but before everyone arrived, a horrible murder had taken place, the murder of the hotel Proprietor. Fortunately, the famous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot was staying there at the time and quickly engaged the rest of the evening’s guests in solving this horrendous crime. The play, a short mystery comedy, was writt