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Vicar:  The Revd Canon Chris Wilton 01977 682122

Associate Priests:  The Revd David Hayes 07739 364755 ~ The Revd Nick Plant 0113 287 6064 

Readers:  Mrs Wendy Plant 0113 287 6064 ~ Mr John Taylor 0113 287 2535 ~ Mr Norman Sutcliffe 0113 281 3460~ Dr Keith Shaw 07825 823 793





please remember to keep the last five minutes before the services, and especially the time during the administration of Holy Communion,

for quiet prayer and reflection (a bell will be rung before the main service at Sherburn)



Welcome to all our visitors on this extra-special Remembrance Day marking the 100th anniversary of the Armistice which ended the First World War.


Day by Day Book (Sherburn):  17 November - In memory of Sheila Burdett, died 2011, by Susan Nicholls.  Forms at the back of church to apply for your entry in the book.


'JUST TEXT GIVING' (Sherburn):  give to church via your mobile!  Text 'ALLS25 £5' [or other desired amount] to 70070.


Your prayers are asked for those who are ill:  Saxton with Towton --Aberford: Julie Ward, Margaret Taylor.  Micklefield: Dorothy Hick. Sherburn & Barkston Ash: Jean Keeling, Karen Smith, Dorothy Mills, Greta Wilkinson, Hilary Bower, Emily Barrie, Sandra Jackson, Norma Duncan-Grant, Jennifer Sibson, Tony Anderson, Keith Baldwin, Michael Sterling, Guy Johnson, Vicky Loughnane, Stuart Cram, Hannah Wallace, John Townend, Claire Walker, Revd Peter Barnett (Methodist Circuit Superintendent Minister), Simon Dingwall, Chris Jackson, Robert McGonagle.  Please tell Angie of any amendments to this list.


We pray for those who have died recently: James Arthur Barlow (86), Albert Lewis (86), Anthony Frank Otter ((85) [funeral Fri 30 Nov, tbc, Oxford], John Philip Jeffery (80), Andrew Robertson (65), Rosamond Patricia Jackson (72) [funeral & interment Sherburn, Thurs 22 Nov, 1.00pm], John Jeremy Scriven [funeral & interment Saxton, date & time tba], Jean Sproat (xx), Pauline Spink.  May they rest in peace and rise in glory.


Please tell Fr Chris if you know of anyone needing Communion or a visit at home, or who is in hospital.



Today, 11 November

12.30pm  Nationwide bell ringing to remember 1400 ringers who died on active service in


  6.30pm  (No evening service in church).  Event at the White Rose Football Club,

                Sherburn, with lighting of the beacon as part of the nationwide chain of beacons

                 to mark the 100th anniversary of the Armistice

  7.05pm  Nationwide bell ringing following lighting of the beacons

Monday 12


Tuesday 13

  Charles Simeon


  9.30am  Morning Prayer (Aberford)

  2.00pm  Pilgrim Course on The Creeds (2/6) (6 Low Garth Road)

  6.30pm Guides (Sherburn Church Hall)

  8.00pm  Bellringing practice (Sherburn)

Wednesday 14

  Samuel Seabury

11.15am  Funeral of Andrew Robertson (Aberford) followed by cremation

  7.15pm Midweek Eucharist (Sherburn)

Thursday 15

 1.30pm  Funeral & interment of Jean Sproat (Sherburn)

  2.00pm  Eucharist (Highfield Nursing Home)

  6.40pm  Choir Practice (Sherburn)

Friday 16

  Margaret; Edmund Rich


Saturday 17




Worship next Sunday, 18 November SECOND SUNDAY BEFORE ADVENT


  9.15am  Morning Worship (Barkston)

  9.15am  Eucharist (Saxton)

  9.30am  Parish Mass (Micklefield)

10.45am  Sung Eucharist (Sherburn)

11.00am  Morning Worship (Aberford)

12.30pm  Holy Baptism (Sherburn)

  6.30pm  Evensong (Sherburn)


•  Wednesday 21 November, 7.30pm:  Joint meeting of all PCCs/DCC, Sherburn Church Hall.  NB – time of meeting - NO midweek Eucharist that evening.


•  Friday 23 November, 7.00pm:  Quiz Evening, Sherburn Church Hall, £10 including pie & peas supper (see Ken).


•  Sunday 9 December, 12.30pm:  Sherburn Grand Christmas Draw.  Tickets now available from Ken to sell, and more prizes for the draw would be most welcome please.


•  Friday 14 December, 7.00pm:  Knottingley Brass Band concert in Sherburn church. Tickets from Caroline, £10 including wine & nibbles.


•  Sunday 16 December, 6.30pm:  Candlelight Service of Nine Lessons and Carols at Sherburn, followed by mulled wine and mince pies. Donations of mince pies gratefully received – please tell Angie if you can help.


•  Mondays 7.30pm-9.00pm: Sherburn Ecumenical Home Fellowship, this week at Peter & Sylvia Earnshaw's, 16 Showfield Close, led by Catherine Staton, subject Revelation 7.  All are welcome.


November flower donor rota (Sherburn):

  4            (All Saints' Sunday) Peter Robinson

11           REMEMBRANCE SERVICE (poppies)

18           Rosie Farrar

25           John Potts

Flowers are £20 per week, unless you wish to arrange them yourself.  Money to Angie (preferably) or the churchwardens by the end of the month before your flowers if possible please (ie, before the end of October for November).  Thank you.


•  'OASIS' – Tuesdays & Fridays, 1.30pm-3.30pm, quiet time in Sherburn Methodist Church. Info Howard Croft, 01977 682919.


•  Sherburn Church-Sitting:  details Brenda Thornton, 01977 684168, or roger.thornton2@btopenworld.com.  Church sitting will start again at the end of March 2019.