Benefice Bulletin 14 December 2014

Please Pray For…
The healing of Pam Crutchfield who suffered a stroke following an
operation, Nick Eden and Emma Barr.
Neil Catchpole and family, following the recent death of Neil's mother
Sunday 14th December 2014
3rd Sunday of Advent
Patrick Appleby who is being Christened at St. Andrew’s, Greenstead
today, and for his family, Glyn, Cheryl & Shannon.
Christmas In The Benefice
We are delivering Christmas Cards to all homes in the Benefice - pray
that the Lord Jesus will enter homes and hearts as they are opened.
St. John the Baptist
Mount Bures (MB)
St. Andrew
Wormingford (WF)
Services Today
08:00 Holy Communion* WF
09:15 Parish Communion MB
11:00 Christingle Family Service LH
11:00 Morning Service WF
18:30 Evening Service LH
St. Peter & St. Paul
Little Horkesley (LH)
Next Sunday (21st Dec)
15:30 9 Lessons & Carols MB
18:30 9 Lessons & Carols WF
18:30 9 Lessons & Carols LH
*1662 service
A memorable verse from… 1 Thessalonians
Be joyful always; pray continually
Give thanks in all circumstances
For this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.
Today’s Readings (to follow in your pew Bible)
1Thessalonians 5:16-24 & John 1:6-8, 19-28
(WF 8:00, MB & LH 18:30)
Isaiah 12 & Luke 1:57-66 (WF 11:00)
2 Corinthians 4:1-6 & Matthew 5:13-16 (LH 18:30)
Sunday 21 December 3.30pm: 9 Lessons & Carols – Mount Bures
Sunday 21 December 6.30pm: 9 Lessons & Carols – Wormingford
Sunday 21 December 6.30pm: 9 Lessons & Carols – Lt. Horkesley
Wednesday 24 December 3pm: Crib Service – Mount Bures
Wednesday 24 December 4.30pm: Crib Service – Lt. Horkesley
Wednesday 24 December 6pm: Crib Service – Wormingford
Wednesday 24 December 10pm: Early Midnight Mass – Mount Bures
Wednesday 24 December 11.30pm: Midnight Mass – Lt. Horkesley
Thursday 25 December 10am: Family Communion – Wormingford
Thursday 25 December 11am: Family Communion – Lt. Horkesley
Sun. 28 December 9.15am: Benefice Family Communion – Mt. Bures
The Stour Valley: A Prehistoric Landscape
This new book, with a Foreword by Ronald Blythe and dedicated to
Ida McMaster, is on sale in our Churches price £5. It is an interesting
and comprehensive investigation into the archaeology and crop
marks of the Middle Stour Valley, with lots of photographs, diagrams
and information. A wonderful item for your Christmas stocking!