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Services in the Tove Benefice Sunday 12th November

Remembrance 9.00 am Said Service at Towcester
10.45 am Remembrance Service at Towcester
10.45 am Remembrance Service at Greens Norton

Monday 6th November
9.00 am Morning Prayer
9.30 am Little Sprouts
5.00 pm Evening Prayer
Tuesday 7th November
8.00 am Holy Communion (BP)
5.00 pm Evening Prayer
7.00 pm Remembrance Colour Party Rehearsal
Wednesday 8th November
9.00 am Morning Prayer
10.15 am Holy Communion (PH)
5.00 pm Evening Prayer
Thursday 9th November
9.00 am Morning Prayer
5.00 pm Evening Prayer
Friday 10th November
9.00 am Morning Prayer
10.00 am Refreshments with biscuits in the Chantry House
5.00 pm Evening Prayer
6.30 pm Choir Practice until 7.30 pm
8.00 pm Bell ringing
Saturday 11th November
9.00 am Morning Prayer
10.30 am Chantry Coffee Morning until 12.15 pm run by Heart Ease
Daily Readings
Mon. Psalm 2 Isaiah 1. 1 – 20 Matthew 1. 18 – end
Tues. Psalm 5 Isaiah 1. 21 – end Matthew 2. 1 - 15
Wed. Psalm 9 Isaiah 2. 1 – 11 Matthew 2. 16 - end
Thurs. Psalm 15 Isaiah 2. 12 - end Matthew 3
Fri. Psalm 16 Isaiah 3. 1 – 15 Matthew 4. 1 - 11
Sat. Psalm 18. 31 – end Isaiah 4.2 – 5.7 Matthew 4. 12 – 22
Sun. Amos 5. 18 - 24 1 Thessalonians 4. 13 - 18 Matthew 25. 1 - 13

This Week's Notices
Thanksgiving Service for the departed Greens Norton: 3.00 pm Sunday 5th November

Men’s Breakfast 18th November 8.15 am for 8.30 am in the Chantry House. £5 donation payable on the day. The speaker is Admiral Sir James Burnell-Nugent. RSVP Terence, Jim, John, Kevin or the Office.

Advent Candles £3 each, available from Church or the Benefice Office Christmas cards £2.50 per pack of 10 available from the Office or back of Church. The Real Advent Calendar Fairtrade milk chocolate, Palm Oil free – 25 festive shapes and free 24 page Christmas story-activity book. £4 each which includes a charitable donation. Please use the sheet at the back of church to let us know how many you would like – great for Grandchildren, Godchildren etc.

Bible study Chantry group will continue their study for the next four weeks using the book of Malachi. Tuesday’s 7.30 pm in the Chantry all welcome.

Old £1 coins. Do you still have some? Why not donate them to the Royal British Legion at Remembrance Sunday.

Operation Christmas Child this year’s Shoebox Service at St Bartholomew’s on SUNDAY NOVEMBER 19TH at 11.00am. There are leaflets at the back of the Church giving details of the items to be included in the shoebox. Please support this worthwhile project and experience the joy of helping a child for whom this may be their only present. Filled shoebox can be brought to the service or left at the back of the Church or in the Chantry Office. Any empty shoe boxes would also be appreciated for others to use. Thank you. Barbara and Kevin Parfitt (

Sat. 25th November 11.30am till 4.00pm St Nicholas Church, Potterspury, presents Dave Tomlinson -Vicar, author, speaker, beer drinker, comedian, theologian, a speaker on radio 2’s “Pause for thought” and an everyday ordinary good bloke. This is a great opportunity to come along and hear Dave talk about “How to be a bad Christian and better human being”, ask questions and discuss how Christianity is less weird and more fun than many people think! Tickets £5 (to include hot drinks) available from: contact Monty Lynds on: 01908 543206. A light lunch for £5 will be available on the day (or bring a packed lunch)

CHRISTINGLE MAKING – we are looking for someone to oversee Christingle making on Saturday 2nd December at 10.30 am in the Chantry House. Everything will be supplied. Please speak to one of the Clergy.

Dates for the Diary:
Bishops Conference: 13th – 16th November Clergy and Lay Ministers away
Organ Recital: Thursday 23rd November 1.15 pm by Philip Bricher
Benefice Advent Carol Service: 26 November 6.00 pm at St Lawrence
St Lawrence Film Night: 27th November 7.30 pm Silverstone Methodist Church “Saving Grace” – all welcome £5
Christingle Services: 3rd December 3 pm at Easton Neston 4 pm at Towcester and Greens Norton


Regular Events

Join us at St Lawrence for daily prayers for the Benefice and the World 9.00am Monday, and Wednesday to Saturday 5.00pm

Following the recent Benefice Bible morning and the free sample booklet entitled “Bible Reading Notes” you may be considering the next step for you to take. If anyone would like to receive Bible Reading Fellowship notes regularly, they would be welcome to join the group that I coordinate. you pay the price of the notes only – postage is free as they are all delivered to my address and I pass them on. The notes are sent in good time and each edition contains four months of readings:‐ January – April; May – August: and September – December. I would be delighted to hear from you by telephone (350578) or e‐mail ( and give more details.
Ann Lawrence