THIS SUNDAY EVERYONE, our favourite and one of our most popular services "Friends and Family" definitely one to attend as we prepare for Advent and Christmas. Simple but sincere worship and a host of jobs to do such as decorating the Christmas Tree. Please come and join us. Refreshments available throughout the work period.
On Saturday November 30th, (tomorrow) our events team have organised a traditional Thanksgiving Dinner complete with an American menu. There are still a few tickets available at £20 each, please call 01767261206 to book. See posters around town for the full details or find on our website or Facebook page.
The Rev Canon Lyndsay Dew the former Rural Dean for the Biggleswade district, officiated at last Sunday morning’s service of Holy Communion. In his sermon, the Rev Canon Lyndsay spoke of the eve of the new church year and “Stir Up Sunday” which is the last Sunday before Advent and because the dating of Advent varies a little from year to year, it can fall anytime between November 20th and 26th. This year it was on Sunday November 24th, therefore Advent starts next Sunday, so
Next Friday, November 29th at 12.45pm, in St Mary’s Hall, the St John’s Hospice Moggerhanger, Potton Support Group, sponsored by St Mary’s Church, are holding their monthly Parish Lunch. There should be places available so why not come along and enjoy a delicious home cooked meal from a menu which offers 6 choices and a dessert for only £7. Raffle. This is a very friendly event held to raise much needed funds for our local Hospice. On sale at this lunch, our Christmas Dinner
On Friday The service last Sunday morning was our monthly shorter format Holy Communion with the children’s treasure boxes. The service was conducted by our former Rural Dean, the Rev Canon Lyndsay Dew. The Rev Canon Lyndsay will also be officiating at next Sunday morning’s service of Holy Communion. This service will include special prayers and anointing for personal renewal. All are welcome. On Friday, we welcome our church organist, Nick Wilson to the local airwaves as he
Last Friday evening, the "2Gs", Geoff and Graham, both keyboard players from the Church Music group, put on a great evening with audience participation, playing songs old and new, but all well known, with the audience singing along, or at least trying to! It was great fun and the audience of about 25 people had real fun trying to fit the words they thought they knew, in with the notes played by G&G, and mostly these notes were in the right order which kind of helped! Everyone
The weekend at St Mary’s started off with an evening of “Singalong” with the “2Gs” Geoff and Graham from our Church Music Group. They played a good selection of popular music from years gone by and the audience joined in the singing with quite hilarious results. This was a great evening of fun and we have no doubt it will happen again! On Sunday morning, a service of Holy Communion was conducted by a visiting priest, the Rev Dr Ray Porter, at 9am. This was the only service at
Once again there was an amazing attendance at this morning's Service of Remembrance, In bright sunshine and with a dry, mild morning, the first part of the service led by Rdr Simon Gutteridge of St Mary's Church and Robert from the Salvation Army was on the Square, with prayers, readings and hymns. Then followed a parade to the War Memorial in the Cemetery on Sandy Road where the names of Potton's Lost Sons was read out by Alan Leggatt and a small cross was placed in the grou
The service for next Sunday will be Holy Communion (Said) at 9am with the Rev Dr Ray Porter. This will be followed at 10.15am with Potton’s Service of Remembrance led by the three Potton Churches, starting on the Market Square and after the walk to the cemetery in Sandy Road to the War Memorial, the final Acts of Remembrance will be carried out, remembering Potton’s Lost Sons with the laying of Wreaths on the memorial. All are very welcome to join us on the Square initially a
Last Sunday, the service at St Mary’s was our very popular Friends and Family activity service with Wendy and her team, with Morning Prayer for those who enjoy this short service, within a service. The theme this month was “Forgiveness and a Change of Heart”. As usual, it was a very lively service with a very good attendance and with plenty of projects to keep both children and adults busy. There were two further services last Sunday. At 3pm, we held our All Souls Service whi