MESSAGE OF THANKS: 'Many thanks to everyone for their best wishes, prayers and support at the Confirmation Service last Sunday, and to Marian Davies and Julie Boyce for the beautiful cake. June and Ron Forrest' OTHER NOTICES Will Aid: During November local solicitors are giving their time to draw-up wills for free and asking that a donation is given to charity instead. If you would be interested in making a Will more information is available at the back of St John’s or at www.willaid.org.uk NEWSLETTER BY E-MAIL AND WEBSITE: If you would like to receive a copy of the weekly Newsletter by e-mail, please contact Alan at [email protected] Please also note that the newsletter is available on the St. John’s website www.stjohnsboxmoor.co.uk, so if you do NOT wish your ‘phone number or other details published, please let Alan Munford know. NEXT SUNDAY: Services at St. John’s: 8.00am Holy Communion 9.30am Parish Eucharist 11.30am Holy Baptism 12.30am OMO Lunch 6.30pm Evensong with sermon Service at St. Stephen’s: 11.15am Holy Communion Service at St. Francis: 10.00am Sung Mass NEWSLETTER ITEMS for next week's newsletter to Annie Mitchell by Tuesday please (maximum length 4 lines of A5 please). If separate flyers are to be produced, please let Annie know. December/January Parish Magazine:The deadline for items, including Prayer of the Month and Around the Clubs, to be included in the Joint December/January Magazine is TODAY 2nd November. Please deliver items to Sally Bates via pigeonhole, or to 27 Beechfield Road or email: [email protected] Parish Office: 260299 ________________________________________________________________ No. 3520 9th November 2014 REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY 8.00am Holy Communion 9.30am Parish Eucharist Hymns 171(omit 2,3,5),29,343,264,177 Anthem: How beautiful - Stainer 10.45am Act of Remembrance at War Memorial 11.15am Royal British Legion Service 6.30pm Evening Prayer with hymns Service at St. Stephen’s, Chaulden 11.15am Morning Worship Service at St. Francis, Hammerfield 10.00am Sung Mass THIS WEEK AT ST. JOHN’S: 10th – 15th November DAILY: 9.15am Morning Prayer 5.00pm Evening Prayer (not Sat.) MONDAY 2.15pm Poetry Group 7.30pm Study Course at St. Francis 7.45pm Men's Club TUESDAY 9.30am Tiny Tots (Hall) 10.30 Tots service (church) 6.30pm Baptism/Wedding enquiries 7.45pm PCC Meeting - Hall WEDNESDAY 10.30am Holy Communion, followed by coffee 5.00pm Evening Prayer at St. Francis' THURSDAY 9.15am Morning Prayer at St. Stephen's 3.30pm Friendship Tea (hall) FRIDAY 7.00pm Choir Practice SATURDAY 10.00-4.00pm NO ACCESS TO CHURCH(RSCM Exams) Details of next Sunday’s services are on the back of the Newsletter www.stjohnsboxmoor.co.uk Please take this Newsletter home with you as a reminder of those who have asked for your prayers and events you may wish to attend NEXT SUNDAY YOUR PRAYERS ARE ASKED: For all our troops, and their families, at home and abroad; For those who are ill: Reg Farmborough, Di Tovey, Amal, the Revd. Canon Liz Hughes, Sheila Howe, Julian Wood, Jana Pick, Keith Barton, Ken Sherman, Jim Taylor, Barbara Martlew, Evelyn Brown, Natalie Arseni; SAMARITAN'S PURSE CHRISTMAS CHILD SHOEBOX APPEAL: If you wish to fill a shoebox there are ready to assemble boxes (30p donation) available, or you may cover your own box. Please see leaflets at the back of church. Please bring all filled boxes to church on Sunday 16th November.Thank you. Jane Tel: 214441 For those with ongoing needs: Brian Laidlaw, Olive Langford, Michael Owen, Emily Beebe, Diana Carletti, Joyce Graham; O.M.O. LUNCH On Sunday 16th November at 12.30 for 1pm in the Hall. Please sign the list at the back of church if you would like to come. Prayers for others with ongoing needs are offered at our weekday services. If you wish only to be remembered at Morning and Evening Prayer, please contact the vicar. WOMEN'S FELLOWSHIP meets in the hall at 2.30 p.m. on Friday, 21st November when Graham Gibbs will be talking to us about his work with the National Trust. For all those who have died, especially: Mathilde Gower and we pray for their families and friends. PARISH NOTICES MURDER MYSTERY EVENING: You are invited to take part in a Murder Mystery 'The Brandy Butter Murder' on Saturday 29th November in the hall. Tickets £10 available from Marian Davies today – all proceeds to church funds. See flyers at the back of church. TODAY Please note that coffee will not be served after the 9.30am service today, owing to the Royal British Legion Service of Remembrance which follows at 11.15am. BIBLE READINGS: This morning's readings are as follows: At 8am: 1 Thessalonians 4: 13-end; Matthew 25: 1-13 At 9.30am: Amos 5: 18-24; 1 Thessalonians 4: 13-end; Matthew 25: 1-13 Copies of the readings (including large print) are available on request with hymn books. THIS WEEK THE POETRY GROUP meets on Monday at 2.15pm in the Hall for the AGM and poems on the theme of 'Peace'. New members always welcome to join us. THE MEN'S CLUB meets on Monday at 7.45pm in the Hall. th ADVENT CALENDARS from the Meaningful Chocolate Company will be on sale in church for £4. We rely on your honesty to put your money in the tin provided! As opposed to other calendars on sale in the shops, these calendars display the true meaning of Christmas. 2015 BOXMOOR PARISH CALENDARS are now available. A4 size cost £4.99 and 2 versions are available at the back of church. The same 2 versions are available to order in A3 size and cost £7.99. Please pass money or orders to Alan Munford. Thank you. Home & Family Group. The meeting scheduled for 15 December has been cancelled (‘Hope Concert’ in church also using the Hall). At the meeting on 1 December with Graham Gibbs talking about the National Trust we will have mulled wine and mince pies FRIENDSHIP TEAS are open to everyone. The next is on Thursday 13 from 3.30 to 5pm, in the hall. This is an opportunity to meet in a relaxed setting and share friendship with people who have been bereaved or are otherwise on their own. Transport can be arranged (256216) NEW PARISHIONERS. Please let me know if anybody moves into a house near you in the Parish, and I will arrange for them to get a free copy of our Parish Magazine. Don’t leave it to somebody else. Email me at [email protected] or phone on 242543 or leave a note in the pigeon holes. Thanks. Alan Munford. ADVANCE NOTICE: Please note that on Saturday 15th November there will be NO coffee or access to St. John's for cleaners, polishers, flower arrangers etc. between 10am and 4pm owing to RSCM examinations taking place in church. AUTUMN FAYRE – FEEDBACK. Please let Alan Munford have your feedback on the Autumn Fayre. This is to help us plan for next year. Speak to me or leave your comments in the pigeon hole, forms available at the back of the church.
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