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Services in the Tove Benefice Sunday 22nd October

9.30 am Holy Communion at Towcester with Holy Baptism & Children’s Church
11.00 am Morning Prayer at Greens Norton
11.15 am Holy Communion at Caldecote
1.30 pm Holy Baptism at Towcester 6.00 pm Evensong at Bradden

Monday 16th October
9.00 am Morning Prayer
9.30 am Little Sprouts
5.00 pm Evening Prayer
Tuesday 17th October
8.00 am Holy Communion (PC)
5.00 pm Evening Prayer
Wednesday 18th October – Luke the Evangelist
9.00 am Morning Prayer
10.15 am Holy Communion (PH)
5.00 pm Evening Prayer
7.30 pm Healing Service at Towcester (Peter Adams)
Thursday 19th October
9.00 am Morning Prayer
5.00 pm Evening Prayer

Friday 20th October
8.45 am Morning Prayer
9.30 am Nicholas Hawksmoor School Harvest Service
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 21st October
9.00 am Morning Prayer
10.30 am Chantry Coffee Morning until 12.15 pm run by Men’s Breakfast Club
Daily Readings
Mon. Psalm 80 2 Chronicles 17. 1 – 12 Mark 15. 1 – 15
Tues. Psalm 89. 1 – 18 2 Chronicles 18. 1 - 27 Mark 15. 16 – 32
Wed. Psalm 147. 1 - 7 2 Chronicles 18. 28 – 19. end Mark 15. 33 - 41
Thurs. Psalm 92 2 Chronicles 20. 1 - 23 Mark 15. 42 - end
Fri. Psalm 88 2 Chronicles 22. 10 – 23. end Mark 16. 1 - 8
Sat. Psalm 97 2 Chronicles 24. 1 - 22 Mark 16. 9 - end
Sun. Isaiah 5. 1 – 7 Philippians 4. 1 – 23 Matthew 22. 15 - 22

This Week's Notices
Lunchtime Organ Recitals at 1.15 pm in St Lawrence Oct 20th by Michael Tinsley Sale

Further to the news of Richard and Lulu’s move to Alderton in October, they will be holding a sale at the Craft Fair in St Bartholomew on Saturday 21st October, 10.30 am – 3.00 pm, in aid of St Bartholomew Roof Fund.

Annual Conference at Brackley 28th October 9.30 am - 2.30 pm St Peter’s Church in Brackley. Dominic Walker will speak on the subject of “Healing”. To book or for more info contact

Following the success of Prayer Space in School this summer we have had a number of requests to run something similar for adults perhaps during Advent. With this in mind Revd Paula is looking for a small group of creative minds to help her with the planning and creating of each space. The prayer space will be in both St Lawrence and St Bartholomew so it would be nice if the small group is drawn from across the benefice. Please email or call Paula for more details 323106

RIP Diary is at the back of church. Please sign if you wish your loved ones to be remembered throughout the coming year. It will remain there until October 29th.

All Souls Service Could you help Marion to serve refreshments after the service please? If so, please let the office know.

Thursday November 2nd 7.30 pm Sunday Morning Coffee we are URGENTLY looking for people to offer to make coffee after the services on the 1st and 4th Sundays of each month. Please speak to Marion Hyde if you can possibly help.

Dementia Friends Saturday 4th November 11am - 12noon at the Chantry House, Sarah Hughes from the Alzheimers Society will present a session which will enable greater understanding of how to support those with dementia. The aim is to increase awareness, so that within our churches we can support those who have specific needs in the most appropriate way. Please let Rosie Binely ( or the Office know if you wish to attend

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.


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