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Services in the Tove Benefice next Sunday13 October

8.00 am Holy Communion at Greens Norton
9.30 am Harvest Parish Holy Communion with Sunday Shots! at Towcester
9.30 am Holy Communion at Bradden
11.00 am Family Praise at Greens Norton
2.30 pm Holy Baptism at Greens Norton
3.00 pm Baby Loss Service at Towcester

Monday 7th October
9.00 am Morning Prayer
9.30 am Little Sprouts (PC)
5.00 pm Evening Prayer
Tuesday 8th October
8.00 am Holy Communion (PC)
5.00 pm Evening Prayer
7.30 pm Chantry Study Group
Wednesday 9th October
9.00 am Morning Prayer
10.15 am Holy Communion (PC)
5.00 pm Evening Prayer
Thursday 10th October
9.00 am Morning Prayer
9.30 am Towcester CE Primary whole School Harvest (PC)
5.00 pm Evening Prayer
Friday 11th October
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 12th October
9.00 am Morning Prayer
10.00 am Baptism Prep in the Chantry
10.00 am Chantry Coffee Morning run by PCC
Daily Readings
Mon. Psalm 44 Ezekiel 1. 1 – 14 Mark 12. 28 – 34
Tues. Psalm 48 Ezekiel 1.15 – 2.2 Mark 12. 35 – end
Wed. Psalm 119.57 – 80 Ezekiel 2.3 – 3.11 Mark 13. 1 – 13
Thurs. Psalm 57 Ezekiel 3. 12 – end Mark 13. 14 – 23
Fri. Psalm 51 Ezekiel 8. Mark 13.24 – 31
Sat. Psalm 68 Ezekiel 9. Mark 13.32 – end
Sun. Deuteronomy 26. 1 – 11 Philippians 4. 4 – 9 Luke 17 11 – 19

This Week's Notices
LADIES CHINESE NIGHT at the Rice Bowl on Wednesday 20th November at 7 pm. (NB date changed) Please email or text Julie: 07714-437044 or if you would like to be included.

RIP diary If you wish to have your friends and family remembered on the anniversary of their death please ensure their names are added to the register which is at the back of church.

THE CHANTRY GROUP meets on Tuesday evenings in October for Bible Study and fellowship. 7.30 pm. The evening is, as usual, open to everyone in the Benefice.

CANONS ASHBY: The Theological History of the Civil War If you wish to attend the talk at Greens Norton Church on 21 November as advertised in the Tove Messenger, please book through Peterborough Diocese Or call Sally Crossley on 01604 887049. Event details are to be found at

ST LAWRENCE FILM NIGHTS. The planned dates will be November 2019, January, February and March 2020, definite dates to be decided. Due to parking difficulties at Silverstone our Film Nights have moved to the Chantry Towcester. This is not a commercial operation and we operate under a strictly “Donation” system, all proceeds go to the “Fund Raising” of St of Lawrence Church. We need to know, have you any ideas about which films you would like to see and provided the film is on the approved distributer list then we can show it. Please get back to Mike Hornett with your any suggestions to or via the Office

Finlay Challen is collecting unwanted clothing and soft furnishing (curtains, towels and bedding), to help fund his World Challenge trip to Botswana next July. All bags can be left at the front of St Lawrence or St Bartholomew's where Steve will pick them up each week until Monday 21st October. Thank you.

ST LAWRENCE FETE 28th September 2019 Thank you to everyone who helped with the Fete we raised £429.36 on the day Grand Draw total £903 including the money taken at the flower festival.


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