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Good News for the coming weeks


Sunday’s Morning Service in St Mary’s Church was very well attended, possibly because many were back from their holidays but we had a guest speaker with us who we were all interested to listen to. The service of Holy Communion was as usual conducted by the Rector, the Rev Alex Wheatley but the guest speaker was the Rev Jill Wheatley, Rev Alex’s Mother. The Rev Jill spoke of her work as the Chaplain at Hollins Park Hospital in Warrington and her involvement with mental illness and the treatment of it. She is also a member of the local Clergy Team in the area. Her talk was very interesting and it was obvious she was really involved in her work and really loves it and the contribution she makes to it. We thank the Rev Jill for visiting us and giving such an interesting talk

The service at St Mary’s next Sunday, is the Service of the Word with Rdr Simon Gutteridge. All being well, the popular Friends and Family service will return on the first Sunday in October. There will be more information about this nearer the time.

After a long break due to Covid lockdowns, we are very pleased to announce the return on Friday September 3rd, of the popular Craft and Chatter sessions, a fortnightly, informal Craft Group. The meetings are at 7.30pm in St Mary’s Church Hall, Hatley Road, Potton, SG19 2RP. Bring along your current project and socialise with new friends. Entry is £3 which includes refreshments. Find us on Facebook for further details. All proceeds go to St Mary’s Church funds.

Another group returning after a long break is our baby and toddler group, First Steps. Meetings will run from 9.30am to 11.30am starting on Friday, September 17th in St Mary’s Church Hall, Hatley Road, Potton, SG19 2RP, opposite the church. Entry cost is only £1.50 per family and includes tea/coffee, cake, snacks, chatter and for the little ones, lots of toys to play with! For further information, contact Sandy on 01767 260430.

The World Day of Prayer meeting, postponed from March, was written by the people of Vanuatu with the theme of 'Build on a Strong Foundation. The service will now be held in the garden of 28 King Street at 2.30pm on Thursday, 9th September followed by refreshments. Everyone welcome. (If it's raining it will be in the barn.)

Don’t forget to listen to the Biggles FM Breakfast Show next Friday morning, September 10th at 8.15am as Nick Wilson, St Mary’s Church Organist, will once more be the speaker giving his fortnightly Thought for the Day.

Services for next Sunday 5th September, Trinity 14. 8am St Mary’s Church, Potton, Holy Communion with Rev Alex Wheatley 9am All Saints Church, Sutton Holy Communion with Rev Alex Wheatley 10.30am, St Mary’s Church, Potton, Service of the Word with Rdr Simon Gutteridge


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