BIBLE STUDY GROUPS start Tuesday 25th September, 7.30pm The Chantry Group will begin its Autumn meetings for fellowship, prayer and a time looking at James' letter. This group is open to all. Can you please let me know if you would like to be there. If anyone wants to set up another such group then please contact me for materials and help. John Booth

WELCOME CAKES for new residents Could you make or deliver a welcome cake to our new residents opposite the racecourse? If so, pelase contact Anne Pendry. 01327 350666 or

LAY MINISTERS We give thanks and pray for our licenced Lay Ministers John, Mary, Jane and Dawn. There is a service of re-commissioning on Saturday 29th September at Peterborough Cathedral 2 pm.

TOWCESTER SCOUTS Preschool Table Top/Car Boot Sale Saturday 29th September, 10am-12pm at Towcester Scout Hall. Please contact Steve Challen on 07593 700754 if you would like a table or car pitch (£6). Sale donations also welcome.

FOODBANK are looking for new trustees please see the notice at the back of church for details. Also Towcester Foodbank urgently needs to replenish its stock of the basic foods which go into the bags. We are running low on many of these items. The Foodbank invite you to give donations of pasta, rice, custard, tinned meat or fish, tinned spaghetti, tinned fruit, sponge puddings, UHT milk, sugar (500g), jam and biscuits. Please check that the items are well within date. Donations can be left at the Church or at Tesco or Waitrose in Towcester. Thank you for your continued support of the foodbank.

Please can you save kitchen roll tubes (not toilet rolls), yoghurt pots etc for Messy Church. They can be left in the Benefice Office for Lulu to collect.


Tots Own starts Wednesday 5th September at 9.00 am in Greens Norton church. Little Sprouts starts again Monday 10th September at 9.30 am in Towcester church.


We are so blessed by those who have undergone training and who are licensed as part of our Ministry Team in our churches. Jane Small and Mary Blanchard who oversee so much of the pastoral ministry and visiting in Greens Norton and Towcester respectively. Dawn Valentine who works at Duncote and is a life line in end of life care. Together with John Booth as Lay Reader, preacher and pastor they are all having their licences renewed and you are welcome to cheer and pray for them at this great event in Peterborough Cathedral on Saturday 29th September 2.00 pm

HELP! Please would you consider helping on the Sunday tea and coffee rota? You can do it with a friend/wife/husband. You only have to buy milk. You do not have to wash up. Tea, coffee and biscuits are provided. It involves arriving a little earlier on a Sunday, setting out the trays with mugs and biscuits and filling the urn. After the service you would make up to 35 cups of very welcome tea and coffee. This is a real service to our church family, a lovely welcome to newcomers. We need someone to do the first and the Fourth Sunday of the month. Speak to Marion Hyde on 01327 857947.