Diary for May 2017

Diary for May 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

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;
7.00pm North Nibley PCC meeting at Fairfield House. The Street

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
2.00pm Bell ringing – Full Peal for the Arts Festival at St. Mary’s
6.00pm Wotton Arts Festival Service (no separate Evensong)

Monday, 8th May:
9.30am Little Church at St. Mary’s – activities and crafts for under-fives and carers  starting in the 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;
7.30pm Churches Together in Wotton AGM at the United Church with a Bring & Share Supper

Wednesday, 10th May:
9.30am Holy Communion at St. Mary’s;
5.30pm Prayer Space in the Catherine Chapel;
7.00pm Wotton PCC Eucharist followed by PCC meeting, all in the Catherine Chapel

Friday, 12th May:
9.30am Holy Communion at St. Mary’s.
2.00pm Thanksgiving Service for Raymond Woodhouse at St Mary’s

Saturday, 13th May:
9.30 – 11.00am Messy Church at St. Mary’s – ‘Meals Jesus ate’ – breakfast, activities and worship for all ages.

Sunday, 14th May – Fifth Sunday of Easter
Beginning of Christian Aid Week
8.00am Holy Communion at St. Mary’s and St. Martin’s
9.30am Family Service at St. Martin’s
10.15am Parish Eucharist at St. Mary’s
2.30pm Baptism of Ruben Goodwin at St. Mary’s
6.00pm Christian Aid Service at the United Church
(no Evensong at St. Mary’s)

Monday, 15th May – Matthias the Apostle:
9.30am Little Church at St. Mary’s – activities and crafts for under-fives and carers  starting in the 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;
7.30pm Evening Eucharist with incense at St. Mary’s.

Wednesday, 17th May:
9.30am Holy Communion at St. Mary’s (Mothers’ Union Corporate Communion);
1.30pm Alderley with Tresham PCC at ‘Coombe Head’ Tresham,
5.30pm Prayer Space in the Catherine Chapel;
7.45pm Mothers’ Union meeting in the Parish Room – Speaker: Group Captain Annie Reid on ‘Experience in the RAF’

Friday, 19th May:
9.30am Holy Communion at St. Mary’s;

Saturday, 20th May:
12.00noon Wedding of Shona Hanlon and Oliver Moore at St. Mary’s;
12.00noon Blue Coat School May Fair in the school grounds.

Sunday, 21st May – Sixth Sunday of Easter
Rogation Sunday
  8.00am Holy Communion at St. Mary’s
9.30am Parish Eucharist at St. Martin’s
10.15am Family Service at St. Mary’s
11.00am Family Communion at St. Kenelm’s
6.00pm Evensong at St. Mary’s

Monday, 22nd May:
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
7.30pm Election Hustings at Wotton Baptist Church arranged by Churches Together in Wotton

Wednesday 24th May:
9.30am Holy Communion at St. Mary’s;
5.30pm Prayer Space in the Catherine Chapel.
7.30pm Deanery Synod meeting in the Blue Coat School Hall.

Thursday, 25th May – Ascension Day:
8.00am Morning Communion at St. Mary’s;
7.30pm Evening Eucharist with incense at St. Mary’s

Friday, 26th May:
9.30 Holy Communion at St. Mary’s.

Sunday, 28th May – Seventh Sunday of Easter
  8.00am Holy Communion at St. Mary’s
9.30am Family Communion at St. Martin’s
10.15am Parish Eucharist at St. Mary’s
6.00pm Service of Healing and Wholeness at St. Mary’s
(No Evensong)

Monday, 29th May – Bank Holiday Monday:
No Little Church; 10.00am Morning Prayer at Perry and Dawes;
2.00 – 4.00pm St. Mary’s Together Games in the Parish Room.

Tuesday, 30th May:
7.30pm Co-Workers of Mother Teresa meeting in the Parish Room.

Wednesday, 31st May – Visit of the Blessed Virgin Mary to Elizabeth:
9.30am Holy Communion at St. Mary’s;
5.30pm Prayer Space in the Catherine Chapel;

Early dates for June

Friday, 2nd June:
9.30am Holy Communion at St. Mary’s

Sunday, 4th June – Pentecost
  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 Service at the Wotton Baptist Church to mark the end of ‘Thy Kingdom Come.’

Thy Kingdom Come is a global prayer movement, which invites Christians around the world to pray between Ascension and Pentecost for more people to come to know Jesus Christ

Monday, 5th June:
9.30am Little Church at St. Mary’s – activities and crafts for under-fives and carers  starting in the 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;
7.30pm Archdeacon’s Visitation at Holy Trinity, Wickwar, for the swearing in to office of the new Churchwardens.

Wednesday, 7th June:
9.30am Holy Communion at St. Mary’s;
2.15pm Mothers’ Union meeting in the Parish Room.

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