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Mothering Sunday and Celebration of Christening Services!

On the 26th March, Mothering Sunday, we will be holding a special service where we will all take the opportunity to remember our own baptism, to give thanks for our godchildren and godparents and celebrate the blessings we have received from our Mothers and as Mothers.  There is much to celebrate.  Please join us and think about who you could invite along to this lovely service.

Services take place as follows:

9.30am Milton Church
11am Fifield Church
11am Shipton Church

Don’t forget the clocks go forwards on Mothering Sunday!

 

 

Good Friday Walk 2016

Children and families this Easter

Children and families this Easter We are planning activities and opportunities for children and families to engage with the Easter story this year. Palm Sunday Service Sunday 9 April 10am Milton Chuch After our Palm Sunday service, we will be gathering at Milton Village Hall for our Lent Lunch and children’s activities. There will be…

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Services coming up in the Benefice

Sunday 2 April 10.00am United Benefice Holy Communion with children’s and youth groups and Baptism Shipton 6.00pm Prayer & Praise Milton Sunday 9 April – Palm Sunday 10.00am United Benefice Holy Communion Milton followed by Lent Lunch and Children’s Activities Milton Village Hall 6.00pm BCP Evening Prayer Fifield Wednesday 12 April 7.00pm Passover Supper Milton…

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Lent

Lent 2017

Lent is almost upon us, and this year we will be focusing on the Eucharist, how this meal connects us to our ancestors in the faith and Jesus and his disciples in the upper room, how this meal helps us to remember and contemplate Jesus as the bread of life. We will be using Pilgrim…

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PASTORAL CARE IN OUR VILLAGES

To better support Kate and Anne in their invaluable pastoral care, it has been suggested that we may create a more cohesive support team. To this end, it would be great to hear from anyone with an hour to spare occasionally and also to hear about anyone who might value a call or a visit….

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What's happening, when and where

The calander for the next seven days and Services for the next four weeks.

Benefice Calander

Nothing from Thursday 23 Mar to Thursday 30 Mar.

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Services & Events

Sunday 2 April
10.00am United Benefice Holy Communion with children’s and youth groups and Baptism Shipton
6.00pm Prayer & Praise Milton

Sunday 9 April – Palm Sunday
10.00am United Benefice Holy Communion Milton
followed by Lent Lunch and Children’s Activities Milton Village Hall
6.00pm BCP Evening Prayer Fifield

Wednesday 12 April
7.00pm Passover Supper Milton Village Hall

Thursday 13 April – Maundy Thursday
7.30pm Holy Communion Fifield

Friday 14 April – Good Friday
9.30am Good Friday Walk starting from Shipton
9.30am Family Service Milton (ends with hot cross buns, in time to join the walk)
12 noon Picnic Fifield
2.00pm Hour at the Cross Idbury

Sunday 16 April – Easter Sunday
8.15am BCP Holy Communion Shipton
9.30am Family Communion Milton
11.00am Family Communion Shipton
11.00am BCP Holy Communion Fifield

Sunday 23 April
8.15am BCP Holy Communion Shipton
9.30am Sunday Communion Milton
11.00am Holy Communion Shipton
11.00am Sunday Worship Idbury

Sunday 30 April
10.00am United Benefice Holy Communion Idbury
8.00pm Compline Shipton