Pews News - w/c 30th April 2023
SERVICES FOR 30TH APRIL
4th Sunday after Easter
9.30am Farthinghoe Holy Communion,
11.00amAynho, Holy Communion,
11.00am, Hinton Lay led morning service
John 10:1-10, Psalm 23
Almighty God, whose Son Jesus Christ is the resurrection and the life: raise us, who trust in him,
from the death of sin to the life of righteousness, that we may seek those things which are above,
where he reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever.
Merciful Father, you gave your Son Jesus Christ to be the good shepherd, and in his love for us to lay down his life and rise again:
keep us always under his protection, and give us grace to follow in his steps, through Jesus Christ our Lord.
SERVICE FOR 7th MAY
5th Sunday after Easter
10.30am Aynho, Benefice Holy Communion
Readings Acts 7:55-60,
Psalm 31:1-5, 15,16
Please pray for:-
- All those who need our prayers this week
- For couples preparing to be married this summer.
- For the families who are preparing a funeral for their loved ones.
- 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)
1st -Bank Holiday in the UK
6th Coronation of
HM King Charles III & Queen Camilla
7th Celebrations around the benefice
8th Bank Holiday
9th Evenley Village soup lunch 12.00 – 1.30pm
The next Benefice Holy Communion service is on 7th May, 10.30 at Aynho
We welcome you all to attend and join in with the celebrations along with friends from our neighbouring churches when we all come together to share hymns & prayers & give thanks for
HM King Charles III &
Thank you all.
SAVE THE CHURCH FETE DAYS
Croughton – 10th June in the garden of David & Margaret Rings
Hinton – 1st July
Evenley 24th June
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
Croughton 7pm on 27th April
Hinton 6pm Tuesday 9th May in the church
Give thanks for those who have served as Wardens and PCC members and officers this past year. Pray for the nomination and election of new PCC members and Church Wardens
Have a look at our Benefice website.
Also new email address
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Angie Robbins 01869 811445,
Jose Golding 07708 539191
Farthinghoe: Position vacant
Sam Mainds 07860 465000
Following the Evenley APCM which took place on 22nd April, all the officers and team remain the same as previous.
SAVE THE DATE
A talented young group of brass players from the City Music Foundation will be performing a special programme of celebratory music for the Coronation of HM King Charles III
They are performing at
St Michael’s Church, Aynho on Friday 5th May at 7pm
To book your tickets , email email@example.com or telephone
(01869) 819896 or
Prices -Adults £18 –
under 18s Free.
Save £3 by purchasing your tickets before
On 6th May the church bell ringers will be ringing out joyously in celebration of the Coronation of
HM King Charles III &
The event will start at Kings Sutton - 1.30pm & the ringers will endeavour to ring at Aynho, Croughton & Evenley at 3pm
GOD SAVE THE KING
The first of several services at Steane took place on Sunday 23rd April.
The evensong service was led by our Rural Dean,
Father Matthew Robinson.
To be able to attend such a peaceful service in a lovely setting was such a joy and we give thanks to Father Matthew for his involvement and we also thank those members from the Most Holy Trinity Church, Hinton for organising the event.