Benefice Bulletin 22 February 2015

Our Mission Statement 2015
We vow to be: a people of Worship
a people of Fellowship
a people of Community
Sunday 22nd February 2015
Lent 1
St. John the Baptist
Mount Bures
St. Andrew
Pray for those working in the Benefice - on the farms, in the businesses,
the pubs and Village Store, that their work may be successful. Also, for
those who feel the cold this winter, that we can help them. We pray for
all marriages, and for the 7 couples marrying in our Churches in 2015.
St. Peter & St. Paul
Little Horkesley
Today’s Readings (to follow in your pew bible)
Wormingford 08:00, Mount Bures 09:15 & Little Horkesley 11:00
1 Peter 3:18-end & Mark 1:9-15
Wormingford 11:00
Exodus 34:1-10 & Romans 10:8b-13
Little Horkesley 18:30
Genesis 2:15-17; 3:1-7 & Mark 1:9-15
A memorable verse from…
Mark 1
The time has come
The kingdom of God is near:
Repent and believe the good news!
Next Sunday, 1st March
February Prayer Diary
08:00 – Holy Communion, Little Horkesley
09:15 – Family Communion, Mount Bures
11:00 – Family Communion, Wormingford
11:00 – Morning Service, Little Horkesley
18:30 – Evening Service, Little Horkesley
Pray for all who suffer as the result of war and terrorist activity, and that
the work of security agencies may be fully effective. For areas suffering
from inclement winter weather, especially those who need to travel.
The Church:
Pray for the many countries where Christians are persecuted. Pray also
that there may be vocations to ordained and Lay ministries, increasing
the number of local leaders.
Thank God for answers to prayer:
That, from our January Prayer diary - for increasing success in combating
the Ebola Virus; that our Church finances are solvent; and the Faculty for
the Wormingford Facilities Project has been granted.
The Lent Course starts this coming Monday, 23rd February
at 7:30pm (first venue: Holts, Holt Road, Little Horkesley, CO6 4DR).
The course runs every Monday at 7:30pm for 5 weeks, at venues detailed
in the leaflet available in Church. The course book is also available, at £2.
Family Services for all 3 churches will be held on Mothering Sunday 15th
March. Services next week are as detailed on the front.
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