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The Morning Service last Sunday, Service of the Word, a service that follows the style of Holy Communion, but without the Communion! This is a service where a fully ordained priest is not present to conduct the service, therefore Holy Communion cannot be given to the congregation. Our service on Sunday was conducted by Rdr Simon Gutteridge who ably led the service with an interesting sermon, and some reflective recorded music instead of the congregation singing, as that is still not allowed. Simon is known as a Reader, (Rdr for short), and is fully trained as a priest up to the point of full ordination, but that would require further training and commitment. The service next Sunday at 10.30am will be Holy Communion conducted by our Rector, the Rev Alex Wheatley.


Nick Wilson, St Mary’s Church Organist, will once more be the speaker on the Biggles FM Breakfast Show on Friday morning, August 6th, at 8.15am giving his fortnightly Thought for the Day. Tune in to 104.8 on the dial to Listen to Nick and hear all the latest church news, and no doubt a few more of his favourite anecdotes!


Hearts for Moggerhanger (a group of local fund raisers led by Judi Hobbs and Friends from St Mary’s Church, Potton), will be holding a fundraising stall, to include bric-a-brac, plus some activities for both adults and children, at St John's Hospice, Moggerhanger Summer Fete, this Saturday, 7th August from 12.00 - 5.00pm on Ickwell Green. All Welcome.


St Mary’s Church, Mothers Union, have an event on Thursday, 12th August, at 2.30pm at 28, King Street, either in the garden or in the barn, if wet. There will be a service for Mary Sumner Day (which is the 9th August) followed by refreshments. Mary Sumner (31 December 1828—11 August 1921) was the founder of the Mothers' Union, a worldwide Anglican women's organisation. Everyone welcome.


Services for next Sunday 8th August, Trinity 10. 9am St John’s Church, Cockayne Hatley, Holy Communion with Rev Alex Wheatley (Service also on Zoom)

9am All Saints Church, Sutton, Mattins with Rdr Simon Gutteridge 10.30am, St Mary’s Church, Potton, Holy Communion with Rev Alex Wheatley



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