All Saints’ Churches Collect Cottenham and Rampton 16

Collect
Heavenly Lord,
you long for the world's salvation:
stir us from apathy,
restrain us from excess
and revive in us new hope
that all creation will one day be healed
in Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Please pray this week for:
- Stephen and David our bishops and Alex our Archdeacon.
- Kylie, Bridget and Gareth our priests.
- People in All Saints’ Rampton and Cottenham ministry, pastoral and
churchwarden roles: Sue, Pauline, Pam, Mike, Mick, Margaret,
Maggie, Judi, Jennie, Alison.
- Support, financial and through personal contact, for our church family
sisters and brothers in West Africa, especially those helping people
affected by the Ebola virus.
- people persecuted for their faith: today is the International Day of
Prayer for persecuted Christians.
- People who need our prayers including: Valerie Bowles, Joyce
Childs, Brenda Exley, Henry Fleck, Margaret Horgan, Paul Main,
Joyce Mason, Roger Mills, Elizabeth Newman, Derek Sutton, Norman
Thacker, Dorothy Unwin, Joe Webster, Cynthia Wiffen and all others in
Rampton and Cottenham for whom people have requested prayer.
- all who mourn for loved ones who died recently or at any time, at
home or far from home.
Pray during November 2014 for magazine and newsletter
organisers in Cottenham and Rampton who support church life
through information and entertaining articles that keep church
members and the wider village communities connected and much
more...
Pray during November 2014 for occupations in our community,
paid and unpaid: Decorators, Bakers, Shoebox fillers.
Pray this week for people in our neighbourhoods:
Margett Street, Millfield, Moores Court.
All Saints’ Churches
Cottenham and Rampton
16th November 2014
2 Sunday before Advent
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Welcome!
If you’re visiting us today or are new to Cottenham or
Rampton or to the church, an especially warm welcome.
In Cottenham there are toilets and a baby changing
area in All Saints’ Hall across the road. There is also a
children’s corner at the back of the church. Please feel
free to use facilities during the service.
Rampton
Zephaniah 1:7, 12-end, Psalm 90.1-8,12 and
Matthew 25.14-30
Cottenham 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11 and Matthew 25:14-30
8.30am Holy Communion, Cottenham
Celebrant: Rev’d Kylie Hodgins Reader: Lesley Maile
9.15am Morning Prayer, Rampton
Leader: Revd Bridget Baguley
Reader:Celia Chappell Intercessor: Judi Middleton
Hymns
37 Angel voices, ever singing
447 May the mind of Christ my Saviour
476 O Breath of life, come sweeping through us
474 Now thank we all our God
10.30am Parish Communion & Sunday School, Cottenham
Celebrant: Revd Kylie Hodgins
Reader: Brenda Morphet Intercessor: Rod Halls
Hymns
33 Angel voices ever singing
49 Awake, awake, fling off the night
356 O Breath of life
334 May the mind of Christ my Saviour
208 Help us to help each other, Lord
354 Now thank we all our God
Mon 17th November
2.30pm
Fellowship tea at Franklin Gardens, Cottenham.
Tues 18th November
Church ministers pray for the villages.
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Wed 19 November
10.00am
Communion service at Pat Vogwell's house.
4.00pm
Wednesday Church, Cottenham
7.30pm
Bellringing practice, Cottenham.
Thank you to Mike Overall (blacksmith) for welding, at no charge to
All Saints', one of the striking hammers that enable the church clock
to chime. Thanks also to the bellringers who helped with the repairs.
Thanks to them we continue to know the time of day!
Messages of Hope: writing for rights (Amnesty and CSW)
Some of us wrote Christmas cards on 12th November to people
around the world who are being persecuted or in prison because of
their religious and humanitarian beliefs. Contact Cat Sunderland or
Alison Wedgbury for help in writing in your own time.
Thurs 20th November
10.00am
Little Saints meet in All Saints' Hall.
Fri 21st November
7.15pm
Choir practice, Cottenham.
Sunday 23rd November, Sunday before Advent, Christ the King
8.30am
Holy Communion (BCP), Cottenham.
10.30am
Parish Communion with Sunday School, Cottenham.
Traidcraft and Christmas: 23rd November after the
morning service in Cottenham and again on 29 th
November at the Friends of All Saints' coffee
morning in Rampton Village Hall. New catalogues
and samples of Christmas cards from Judi Middleton
on 01954 251607 or at
[email protected]
Priest in charge
Revd Kylie Hodgins
01954 250454
[email protected]
Rest day is Thursday.
Churchwardens – Cottenham
Miss Margaret Edwards
01954 251934
Mrs Jennie Steer
01954 202026
Curate
Revd Bridget Baguley
[email protected]
07702 456906
Rest day is Friday.
www.allsaintscottenham.org.uk
www.ramptonchurch.org
Facebook:
All Saints’ Church, Cottenham
DEC Appeal for West Africa and the Ebola crisis. You can give to
Tearfund or direct to the Disasters Emergency Committee at
www.dec.org.uk/appeals/ebola-crisis-appeal
Fundraising for All Saints' Cottenham and Rampton
Don't forget that there continue to be serious shortfalls in the income
for both churches. Please support all the events planned. If you can
organise something to raise money, do offer. Small amounts of
money are just as welcome as big donations!
29th November coffee morning in Rampton Village Hall,
organised by the Friends of All Saints' Rampton. Good cakes
guaranteed and coffee/tea and things to buy.
7.30pm Saturday 13th December, All Saints’ Cottenham.
Ely Consort sing a range of carols: A Cause for Carolling.
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2.00 to 4.00pm Sunday 14th December, All Saints' Cottenham.
The Christmas Tree Festival is back! Come and enjoy the
decorated trees and a small Christmas market and also mulled wine.
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7.00pm, Friday 19th December: Tyrannochorus etc and Junior
Prime Brass: Christmas music by candlelight, Cottenham church.
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