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Pews news - w/c 7th May 2023 - Coronation Weekend

SERVICE FOR 7th MAY

5th Sunday after Easter

10.30am Aynho, Benefice Holy Communion

(Coronation)

Colour White

Readings Acts 7:55-60,

1Peter 2:2-10,

John 14:1-14,

Psalm 31:1-5, 15,16


Collect

Almighty God, who through your only begotten Son Jesus Christ have overcome death and opened to us the gate of everlasting life: grant that, as by your grace going before us you put into our minds good desires, so by your continual help we may bring them to good effect;through Jesus Christ our risen Lord, who is alive and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.


Post Communion

Eternal God, whose Son Jesus Christ is the way, the truth, and the life: grant us to walk in his way, to rejoice in his truth, and to share his risen life, who is alive and reigns, now and for ever. Amen.


SERVICES FOR 14th MAY

6th Sunday after Easter

9.30am Evenley, Morning Worship

9.30am Farthinghoe, Morning Worship, 11.00am Croughton, Morning Worship

11.00am Hinton, Morning Worship

Colour White

Readings

Acts 17:22-31, 1 Peter 3:13-22, , John 14:15-21, , Psalm 66:7-18:


Please pray for:-

- All those known to us 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)


May 2023

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


18th Ascension Day

As per Christian belief, Ascension Day marks day 40 after Jesus Christ's Resurrection — counting Easter Day as day one — and is the day Christ ascended into heaven. This day is very important for Christians, ranking right up there with other Christian festivals like Christmas, Easter, and Pentecost.



The next Benefice Holy Communion service is on 21st May, 10.30 at Evenley

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 Christ’s ascension to heaven to take his seat at the right hand of God,



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.


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

Telephone number

(01280) 702861

If you wish to be on the Pews News emailing list, please contact: tonyjoyce2021@gmail.com

Printed copies can be found in our churches.

Church contacts

Ministry Teams

Assistant Priests-

Revd Terry Richards 01869 811251

Revd Hugh Warwick 01869 819596

Lay Readers

Carrie O’Regan 01280 702300

May Leng 07903 801143

Wardens

Aynho:

Andrew Bellamy 01869 810847

Kathy White 01869 810418

Croughton:

Angie Robbins 01869 811445,

Evenley:

Jose Golding 07708 539191

Farthinghoe: Position vacant

Hinton-in-the-Hedges:

Sam Mainds 07860 465000


SAVE THE DATE

Connaught Brass

Concert Tickets - there are still concert tickets available for the Coronation Concert in St Michael's Church 7pm on Friday 5th May (just a 90-minute concert). Fantastic young musicians, one of whom is playing at the Coronation in London on the Saturday morning. Tickets £15 from tickets.stmichaels@gmail.com - or available on the door for cash. Bring a £1 coin for the very special raffle.


RING OUT THE BELLS

FOR

HM KING CHARLES III & QUEEN CAMILLA

On 6th May the church bell ringers will be ringing out joyously in celebration of the Coronation of

HM King Charles III &

Queen Camilla.

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

A Peal will be rung at Aynho on Monday 8th May in celebration of the Coronation. It will last for 3 hours and is the first time since 12th August 1955. The only time before that was 1901!




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