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Monthly Prayer Diary and Weekly Bulletin

Bradfield, Bucklebury &

Stanford Dingley Churches

To know Jesus Christ and to make Him known!

     

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Easter Sunday, 21st April, and 28th April

 

We welcome you to our services

and hope that you will stay and chat afterwards

 

Why do you look for the living among the dead? He is not here; he has risen!                      Luke 24:6

  

Services for Easter Sunday 21st April

Ps 118: 14-24

     05.45am  Easter Sunrise Service      Victory Room car park,

                                                                Bucklebury Village

      8.00am    BCP Holy Communion      St Mary, Marlston

      8.00am    BCP Holy Communion      St Denys’, Stanford Dingley

      9.30am    Family Communion           St Peter’s, Bradfield S. 

    10.00am    Family Communion           St Mary’s, Bucklebury   

    11.00am    Easter Celebration            St Denys’, Stanford Dingley

      6.30pm    Easter Celebration            All Saints’, Upper Bucklebury

                    

Services for Sunday 28th April

John 21:1-19, Ex 3:1-6

 

      8.00am    BCP Holy Communion  St Mary’s, Bucklebury

      9.30am    Morning Prayer             St Mary’s, Bucklebury

      9.30am    Morning Worship          St Peter’s, Bradfield S.

    11.00am    Morning Worship          All Saints’, Upper Bucklebury

    11.00am    Holy Communion          St Denys’, Stanford Dingley

 followed by Stanford Dingley APCM, 12.30pm at St Denys’

 

Services for Sunday 5th May

John 21:1-19

       8.00am    BCP Holy Communion           St Mary’s, Bucklebury

      9.30am    Morning Prayer                       St Mary’s, Bucklebury

      9.30am    All-Age Worship                      St Peter’s, Bradfield S.

    11.00am    All-Age Worship                      All Saints’, U. Bucklebury

    11.00am     Family Service with Baptism  St Denys’, Stanford Dingley

 

News and Notices

Bradfield Deanery Spiritual Development Group:

War Children: A talk by Professor Martin Parsons on children caught in conflict. Wednesday 24th April: 7.30 for 8pm start at Aldermaston Primary School, RG7 4LX.

On Sunday 28th April, St Peter’s will be collecting for TEARFUND. Donations given at this time are match funded by the government, the match funding going to Tearfund’s work in Pakistan. If you are thinking of giving a gift to Tearfund it seems too good an opportunity to miss.

 

PARISH DIARY

Tuesday 23rd April

  • Bible Study, 2.30pm, St Peter’s, Bradfield Southend.
  • Parish Prayer Meeting, 8pm, Southfield House, Bradfield.

Wednesday 24th April

  • After School Explorers, for Reception – Y3 children. St Peter’s Church, 3.30 – 4.45pm. More info from Mez,
  • Bradfield APCM, St Peter’s, 7.45pm.

Thursday 25th April

  • Mission Prayer, 7.30pm, All Saints’, Upper Bucklebury.

Friday 26th April

  • Toddler group, 9.45am, St. Peter’s, Bradfield Southend.

 Monday 29th April

  • AM Coffee morning and Post Office at All Saints’, Upper Bucklebury, 9am-12 noon (PO 12:30).
  • Bible Study, 7.45pm, All Saints’, Upper Bucklebury.

Tuesday 30th April

  • Bible Study, 2.30pm, St Peter’s, Bradfield Southend.
  • Parish Prayer Meeting, 8pm, Southfield House, Bradfield.

Wednesday 1st May

  • After School Explorers – as last Wednesday.

Thursday 2nd May

  • Women’s Fellowship, 7.30pm at All Saints’. Upper Bucklebury, All ladies welcome.

Friday 3rd May

  • Toddler group, 9.45am, St. Peter’s, Bradfield Southend.
  • Prayer Group, 8pm, All Saints’, Upper Bucklebury.

 

Prayer Diary – April - May

Sun 21st Easter Day: the St Denys’ congregation as they worship together again.

Mon 22nd Persecuted Christians. Give thanks for their witness, and pray for them to stand firm despite fierce opposition, and to know Christ’s presence. For more prayer ideas visit www.barnabasfund.org.

Tue 23rd Schools beginning a new term.  Teachers and all those working in education.

Wed 24th Bradfield PCC and church officers (APCM today).

Thur 25th Bradfield College. Pray especially for Peter Hansell, the Chaplain, and the Swinbanke Society (Christian Union).

Fr 26th St. Peter’s Parents and Toddlers Group.

Sat 27th Churchwardens & all those who look after our churches.

Sun 28th Stanford Dingley PCC and church officers (APCM today).

Mon 29th AM Coffee morning, All Saints’ Church (9am-12pm), and the hosted outreach Post Office– that many might find a warm welcome in the church and want to find out more about Christ.

Tue 30th TEARFUND – working to bring relief and aid to developing countries. Visit www.tearfund.org for more prayer ideas. 

MAY

Wed 1st  Ian and Jill Jeal, our mission partners working with World Horizons.

Thur 2nd The PM, Government and MPs; all those standing for local elections; that they would acknowledge God’s sovereignty.

Fri  3rd Please remember all of those who have nowhere to live.

Sat 4th Women and all carers.

Sun 5th Martha Gordon-Smith being baptised at St Denys’ this morning.

 

Bluebell Walks at Rushall Farm, Back Lane, Bradfield, RG7 6DL   in aid of a local branch of the MS Society.

20th 21st and 27th 28th April, 11am – 5pm. Native bluebells, family fun in the barn, hot & cold food, home-made cakes, free treasure hunt for kids. Suggested donation: Adults £5, children over 3 and seniors £3, under 3’s free. Sorry, no card payments.

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For ALL church enquiries including wedding, baptism and funeral enquiries, and pastoral matters:

Administration Office:  01635 860220,

Priest in Charge: Revd Jules Gadsby,  01635 866731

(Day off – FRIDAY)  

Jules’ blog: https://juliangadsby.com/ 

Bradfield Parish website: http://www.bradfieldchurch.org.uk/

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Thank you so much for your faithful and generous giving. Do please always complete the Gift Aid envelope details if you are a tax payer.

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The next Bulletin will be issued on 5th May, copy by Wed 1st May please.  Meantime, please check the website.

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