Diary for April 2017

Diary for April 2017  in the Tyndale Benefice serving St. Mary’s, Wotton, St. Martin’s, North Nibley, St. Kenelm’s, Alderley and the Chapel of Ease at Tresham.

Morning Prayer is said daily Monday – Saturday at 9.00 am in the Catherine Chapel at St Mary’s, Wotton-under-Edge

Sunday, 2nd – Passion Sunday
8.00am Holy Communion at St. Mary’s
9.30am Parish Eucharist at St. Martin’s
10.15am Parish Eucharist at St. Mary’s
(no 11.00am Service at Tresham)
6.00pm Evensong at St. Mary’s

Monday, 3rd April:
9.30am Little Church at St. Mary’s – activities and crafts for under-fives and carers beginning in Church then moving to the Parish Room;
10.00am Holy Communion at Perry and Dawes;
2.00 – 4.00pm St. Mary’s Together Games in the Parish Room

Tuesday, 4th April:
7.30pm Alderley (including Tresham) APCM at St. Kenelm’s.

Wednesday, 5th April:
9.30am Holy Communion at St. Mary’s;
2.15pm Mothers’ Union meeting in the Parish Room – ‘Bargain Hunt’ (the inside story) with Helen and Arthur Barry;
5.30pm Prayer Space in the Catherine Chapel;
7.30pm Lent Lecture at the Baptist Church – ‘Deliver us from evil’ with Chris Lowther, Regional representative, Open Doors.

Friday, 7th April:
9.30am Holy Communion at St. Mary’s;
10.30am Blue Coat School Easter Service at St. Mary’s;
12.00 – 1.45pm Lent Lunch in the Parish Room in aid of the Sisters of Christ Cameroon Hospital;
1.30pm Wedding of Sarah Binley and Ben McKane at St. Kenelm’s.

Saturday, 8th April:
9.30 – 11.00am Messy Church at St. Mary’s – ‘Palm Sunday to Easter,’ breakfast, activities and worship for all ages.

Sunday, 9th April – Palm Sunday:
8.00am Holy Communion at St. Mary’s and St. Martin’s
9.30am Family Service for Palm Sunday at St. Martin’s
10.15am Palm Sunday Eucharist with procession and dramatic reading of the Gospel at St. Mary’s
6.00pm Evensong at St. Mary’s

Monday, 10th April – Holy Monday:
10.00 Little Church at St. Mary’s – activities and crafts for under-fives and carers in the Parish Room;
10.00am Morning Prayer at Perry and Dawes;
2.00 – 4.00pm St. Mary’s Together Games in the Parish Room; 7.00pm Stations of the Cross at St. Mary’s

Tuesday, 11th April – Holy Tuesday:
9.00pm Compline at St. Mary’s

Wednesday, 12th April – Holy Wednesday:
9.30am Parish Eucharist at St. Mary’s;
5.30pm Prayer Space in the Catherine Chapel;
9.00pm Compline at St. Mary’s

Thursday, 13th April – Maundy Thursday:
11.00am Chrism Service at Gloucester Cathedral;
7.30pm Holy Communion of the Last Supper, followed by Watch of Prayer at St. Mary’s.

Friday, 14th April – Good Friday:
9.30am Churches Together Walk of Witness from the Oliver Memorial Chapel at Synwell to St. Mary’s;
10.00am Walk of Witness from the Chapel to St. Martin’s Church;
12.00 – 3.00pm At the Foot of the Cross at St. Mary’s;
2.00 – 3.00pm At the Foot of the Cross at St. Martin’s.

Saturday, 15th April – Easter Eve:
11.00am ‘Palm Sunday to Easter’ service at St. Nicholas,’ Ozleworth;
8.00pm Ceremony of the Easter Fire at St. Mary’s

Sunday, 16th April Easter Sunday
8.00am Easter Holy Communion at St. Mary’s
9.30am Easter Eucharist at St. Martin’s
10.15am Family Easter Communion at St. Mary’s
11.00am Family Easter Communion at St. Kenelm’s
11.00am Easter Holy Communion at the Tresham Chapel
6.00pm Easter Carol service at St. Mary’s
6.00pm Easter Praise at St. Martin’s

Monday, 17th April – Easter Monday:
10.00am Morning Prayer at Perry and Dawes

Wednesday, 19th April:
9.30am Holy Communion at St. Mary’s (Mothers’ Union Corporate Communion);
5.30pm Prayer Space in the Catherine Chapel;
7.30pm North Nibley APCM in St. Martin’s;
7.45pm Mothers’ Union meeting in the Parish Room – ‘A Taste of where we come from.’

Friday, 21st April:
9.30am Holy Communion at St. Mary’s;

Saturday, 22nd April:
12.15pm Wedding of Danièle Cairaschi and Martin Plumley at St. Mary’s;
7.30pm Wotton Arts Festival Silver Band Concert at St. Mary’s

Sunday, 23rd April – Second Sunday of Easter and St. George’s Day
8.00am Holy Communion at St. Mary’s
9.30am Family Communion at St. Martin’s
10.15am Parish Eucharist at St. Mary’s
12.30pm Baptism of George Baird at St. Mary’s
6.00pm Evensong at St. Mary’s

Monday, 24th April:
9.30am Little Church at St. Mary’s – activities and crafts for under-fives and carers beginning in Church then moving to the Parish Room;
10.00am Morning Prayer at Perry and Dawes;
2.00 – 4.00pm St. Mary’s Together Games in the Parish Room;

Tuesday, 25th April – Mark the Evangelist:
7.30pm Evening Eucharist with incense at St. Mary’s;
7.30pm Co-workers of Mother Teresa meeting in the Parish Room;

Wednesday 26th April:
9.30am Holy Communion at St. Mary’s;
5.30pm Prayer Space in the Catherine Chapel;
7.30pm Wotton Vestry Meeting followed by APCM in the Parish Room.

Friday, 28th April:
9.30 Holy Communion at St. Mary’s

Saturday, 29th April:
7.30pm Wotton Arts Festival Concert with the Stuart Singers at St. Mary’s

Sunday, 30th April – Third Sunday of Easter:
8.00am Holy Communion at St. Mary’s and St. Martin’s
9.30am Matins at St. Martin’s
10.15am Family Communion with the Baptism of Mared Jones at St. Mary’s
6.00pm Evensong at St. Mary’s

Early dates for May

Monday, 1st May – Bank Holiday – Philip and James, Apostles:
(No Little Church)
10.00am Holy Communion at Perry and Dawes;
2.00 – 4.00pm St. Mary’s Together Games in the Parish Room;
7.30pm Evening Eucharist with incense at St. Mary’s.

Wednesday, 3rd May:
9.30am Holy Communion at St. Mary’s;
2.15pm Mothers’ Union meeting in the Parish Room – ‘A Working Life’ with John Downs;
5.30pm Prayer Space in the Catherine Chapel.

Thursday, 4th May:
6.30pm Wotton Arts Festival – Schools concert.

Friday, 5th May:
9.30am Holy Communion at St. Mary’s

Saturday, 6th May:
7.30pm Wotton Arts Festival concert with the Bristol Ensemble

Sunday, 7th May – Fourth Sunday of Easter
8.00am Holy Communion at St. Mary’s
9.30am Parish Eucharist at St. Martin’s
10.15am Parish Eucharist at St. Mary’s
11.00am Holy Communion at the Tresham Chapel
6.00pm Wotton Arts Festival Service (no separate Evensong)

Regular Weekday Services in the Benefice
Morning Prayer at St. Mary’s: 9am Monday – Saturday
Holy Communion at St. Mary’s: 9.30 am Wednesday and Friday
Prayer Space at St. Mary’s: 5.30 – 6.30pm Wednesday in the Catherine Chapel

Evening Prayer at St. Mary’s: 5pm Monday – Saturday, subject to clergy availability

Evening Prayer at St. Kenelm’s, Alderley: 5pm on Tuesday

Evening Prayer at St. Martin’s, North Nibley: 5pm on Wednesday