WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK:

14th February Ash Wednesday a sung Compline will be held at 7.30pm at Holy Cross, Daventry

The PCC are starting the annual revision of the All Saints' Electoral Roll.  If you are not already on the Roll & wish to be included so that you may vote at the Annual PCC meeting, please complete a form from the back of church & hand it to one of the Churchwardens."

The date for the licensing of The Rev Nat White, to be Team Vicar of Braunston, Ashby and Welton has been confirmed as Saturday, 28th April at 3.00 p.m. at Braunston Church. Please join us at the service to welcome Nat, her husband Pete, and their family.

Team Rector:
(During Interregnum)
Canon Michael Webber
(Tel: 01327 876893)
 
All Saints' Braunston:     www.allsaintsbraunston.org.uk
Church Wardens: Anne Parker-Tyler (Tel: 01788 899251)
Pat Milner (Tel: 01788 899157)
Secretary: Colin Allen (Tel: 01788 890988)
 
Ashby St Ledgers: www.ashby-st-ledgers-church.org.uk
Church Wardens: Michael Ball (Mob: 07718 576225)
Janet Weaver (Tel: 01327 312045 / Mob: 07854 918326)

All Saints' Braunston & The Blessed Virgin Mary
& St Leodegarius, Ashby St Ledgers

Newsletter and Service Bulletin
11 February 2018

Sunday next before Lent


SERVICES TODAY:

08:00 Holy Communion - Br
09:15 Holy Communion - Ash
11:00 Family Service - Br (Hymns: 325,362,205,373,501)


COLLECT:

Almighty Father, whose Son was revealed in majesty before he suffered death upon the cross: give us grace to perceive his glory, that we may be strengthened to suffer with him and be changed into his likeness, from glory to glory; who is alive and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever.


READINGS FOR TODAY:

2 Kings 2.1-12 (page 367)
2 Corinthians 4.3-6 (page 1161)
Mark 9.2-9 (page 1012)


We welcome Rev Dawn Stokes to Braunston's 8.00 a.m. service and Rev Margaret Johnson to Ashby 9.15 a.m. and Braunston 11:00 a.m.

Mark’s gospel tells of the transfiguration of Jesus on the top of a mountain. Jesus changes appearance and becomes dazzling. God speaks and affirms Jesus as His son who He loves with the command “Listen to Him!” In the reading from 2 Corinthians Paul says the minds of unbelievers have been blinded so they cannot see the light of the gospel and the glory of Christ. As we listen to the word of God this morning are we really listening? It is only with open ears and minds and hearts that the dazzling glory of Christ’s light will be revealed to us.

Please pray for:

Children in special need of prayer:

Beau and Flynn, Elizabeth, Joey, Megan, Oliver Bennett

Pray for all children that they may know what it means to be the cherished children of God

Please pray for the sick and those in need of comfort:

Beryl Tacey, Blaise, Brenda Hobbs, Brian Branch, David Baker, David Coleman, David Fennell, David Reeve, David Ronnie, Gill Powell, Honor McKichan, Jim Rumins, Joanne Pawlett, Lancy Boniface, Leanne Reeve, Linda Hirons, Peter and Lystra Dickinson, Scott Brown, The Jarrett family

For all who are sick or afraid, for those waiting for, or recovering from treatment & for those who care for them & worry about them.

Please give thanks for the lives of those who have died recently & for all who mourn their passing:

Derrick Turner, Irene Wingrave, John Ramsbotham, Patricia Streeton, Paul Doman, Peter Andrews, Sidney Berry

Thank our God that there is real hope for all of us beyond death & the promise of a new order in earth & heaven.Pray for those who find themselves alone.

Give thanks for the lives and legacies of those in the year's mind:

Barbara Kitchener, Celia Benson, David Streeton, Dolly Warltier, Esther Humphries, Harriett Bunn, Ivy Holloway, Mairead Lynch, Ronald Pickard, Roy Bennett, Wilfred Childs

For all those who mourn and whose grief, old or new, God sees & brings His peace. In the power of the spirit we give thanks for those who we have loved who now know Jesus face to face.

Please pray for our clergy and lay ministers:

For all who are called to try to convey the love of Christ to the world, flawed and imperfect as they always are. For Daventry team clergy Michael, Dawn, Mary and Nigel; for Rev Nat and her husband Pete as they start making preparations for their new life in Braunston.

For those in our community:

For all who so desperately need to know God's grace and who do not realise it. For those facing change that they may be confident of God's presence with them. For homes, hearts and relationships needing God's peace and healing.

For the work of our churches:

That we may be renewed and transformed in the power and conviction of the gospel and, in the strength of the Spirit, go out and tell all we meet about our Saviour. For our three churches during this time of change.


Diary Dates:

17th February Bring and Buy.  Coffee morning

Derrick Turners Funeral will take place at All Saints Church on Monday 26th February at 1-30pm to be followed by cremation.

10th March, a coffee morning to be held at the Manor House Ashby St Ledgers by kind invitaion of Henry and Nova Guest.