Pews News - w/c 12th March 2023
SERVICES FOR 12th MARCH
3rd Sunday of Lent
9.30am Evenley Morning Worship
9.30am Farthinghoe, Morning Worship
11.00am Hinton, Morning Worship
Readings Exodus 17:1-7, Romans 5:1-11, John 4:5-42, Psalm 121
Almighty God, whose most dear Son went not up to joy but first he suffered pain, and entered not into glory before he was crucified:
mercifully grant that we, walking in the way of the cross, may find it none other than the way of life and peace; through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord, who is alive and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever.
Merciful Lord, grant your people grace to withstand the temptations
of the world, the flesh, and the devil, and with pure hearts and minds to follow you, the only God, through Jesus Christ our Lord.
SERVICES FOR 19th MARCH
4th Sunday of Lent
(Mothering Sunday services)
Banns of Marriage for the third time for Aynho on 12th March
To be published at Evenley
Banns of Marriage for the second time for Croughton
To be published at Farthinghoe
David Andrew Horne & Megan Louise Elmore
Please pray for:-
- All those who need our prayers this week
- For the many thousands of people affected by the earthquake in Turkey & Syria, especially the families of the dead, missing or injured – not forgetting the rescue services.
- For couples preparing to be married this summer.
- For all those struggling with health issues.
- For those awaiting surgery
- For all people worldwide who are affected by unrest, by acts of violence, oppression, or poverty. Our churches are always open for private prayer; all are welcome. - (Croughton -by appointment only)
10th Farthinghoe 10.00 – 11.00 Coffee, cake & chat in the vestry
13th Commonwealth Day -Forging a sustainable and peaceful common future.
14th Evenley Soup Lunch 12.00 – 1.30pm
17th St Patrick’s Day
19th Mothering Sunday
(See below for details)
20th Spring begins!!
25th Clocks go forward 1 hour.
1st Evenley 7.30pm – An evening of comic songs performed by Holler n Duck – still a few tickets available-see article below.
2nd Palm Sunday – start of Holy week – no bell ringing.
6th Maundy Thursday
7th Good Friday
9th Easter Day
11th Evenley Soup Lunch 12.00 – 1.30pm
14th Farthinghoe 10.00 – 11.00 Coffee, cake & chat in the vestry
Mothering Sunday, Evenley
St George’s Church, Evenley will again be supporting Baby Basics at our service today.
This country wide charity supports mothers and young babies who are referred to them. We will be collecting baby toiletries and things for the mums.
Brand New items for Baby
Baby Bubble Bath
Baby Wash / Soap
Baby Toothbrush / Toothpaste
Cotton Wool Balls
Nappies (size 0, 1, 2)
Soft Toys suitable from birth
Brand new items for Mum
Shampoo / Conditioner
Toothbrush / Toothpaste
Maternity / Sanitary Towels
Comb / Hair Band
Hand Wash / Soap
Toiletry Gift Sets
Box of Chocolates
These can be placed in the box in Evenley church, brought to Mothering Day service or delivered to Carrie at
15 Church Lane, Evenley by 20th March. Thank you for your support. Carrie
SAVE THE DATE
SATURDAY 1ST APRIL 7.30pm
It’s 10 years since Holler n Duck started in Evenley Village Hall.
Tickets £12.50 from
01280 702300 or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tickets limited so book early.
World Day of Prayer
Took place at Hinton on
Friday 3rd March
This service was attended with residents from all the churches in our benefice.
It was a really memorable service with the church decorated to reflect Taiwan. Apart from the representatives who took part our thanks go to Lynne Cargill, Theo Hayward, Carrie O’Regan and all those who assisted either in advance or on the day. Special thanks for the delicious pineapple cake (a delicacy of Taiwan) and other refreshments.
SAVE THE CHURCH FETE DAYS
Croughton – 10th June in the garden of David & Margaret Rings
Hinton – 1st July
Other fete dates to follow.
Astwick Vale Benefice covers five churches, Aynho, Croughton, Evenley, Farthinghoe and Hinton with Steane
Annual Parochial Church Meeting dates
For the election of Church Wardens and PCC members
Aynho 7pm Tuesday 18th April
Evenley 10.00am Saturday
Other dates to follow.
Have a look at our Benefice website.
Also new email address
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Church contact details
Revd Terry Richards 01869 811251
Revd Hugh Warwick 01869 819596
Carrie O’Regan 01280 702300
May Leng 07903 801143
Andrew Bellamy 01869 810847
Kathy White 01869 810418
Angie Robbins 01869 811445,
Jose Golding 07708 539191
Lisa Wenmouth 01295 712510
Sam Mainds 07860 465000
St. Patrick’s Prayer
May the Strength of God pilot us.
May the Power of God preserve us.
May the Wisdom of God instruct us.
May the Hand of God protect us.
May the Way of God direct us.
May the Shield of God defend us.
May the Host of God guard us-
Against the snares of the evil ones,
Against temptations of the world.
May Christ be with us!
May Christ be before us!
May Christ be in us,
Christ be over all!
May Thy Salvation, Lord,
Always be ours,
This day, O Lord, and evermore. Amen.