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Vicar:  The Revd Canon Chris Wilton 01977 682122

Associate Priest:  The Revd Nick Plant 0113 287 6064 

Permanent ('Distinctive') Deacon: The Revd Wendy Plant 0113 287 6064 

Readers:  Mr John Taylor 0113 287 2535 ~ Mr Norman Sutcliffe 0113 281 3460

15 September 2019

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)

A special welcome today to visitors to our heritage displays at Saxton and Sherburn. Many thanks to Ken Stott at Sherburn, and Jan Marshall at Saxton, and to all their helpers.

A big thank you to Warwick and Caroline Comer-Stone for the Music Quiz at Sherburn on Friday evening.

START course – a five-week introduction to the Christian faith, starts on Wednesday 25 September at 8.00pm in Sherburn church.  No meeting on 2 October, then 9, 16, 23 and 30 October.

Arrangements now being made for a pilgrimage to Turkey, In the Steps of St Paul, April 2021.  If interested, please let Fr Chris or Angie know as soon as possible.  More info shortly.

Sunday School (Sherburn): starting today, to run weekly (not First Sunday) in term-time.  Start 10.45am in the Church Hall.

Micklefield Third Sunday Club:  welcome to everyone who has been able to join us today. Next is 20 Oct, Harvest Festival!

Thanks again to Richard for organising the churchyard tidy-up at Sherburn – next one is Saturday 28 September!

£oose change for Bp Matthias: collection jar in Sherburn church for any loose change you can give for the Diocese of Ho.

Day by Day Book (Sherburn)
17 Sept – wedding of Beverly & Mark Fletcher (1988);
19 Sept – wedding of Jonathan & Hayley Sharp (2009);
20 Sept - birthday of Frank Ashcroft;
21 Sept – wedding of Ron & Phyl Futcher (1941), by Angie Wilton. 
Application forms available in church to remember a special day.

Your prayers are asked for those who are ill: 
Saxton with Towton:
June Pick. 
Aberford: Margaret Taylor, Eileen Whitfield. 
Micklefield: Allen Walker, Michael Needham, Jennifer Hudson, Finley Black, Abbie Flynn, Maggie Moss, Gail Clark, Brenda Law, Mildred Brook.
Sherburn & Barkston Ash: Jean Keeling, Karen Smith, Dorothy Mills, Greta Wilkinson, Hilary Bower, Emily Barrie, Sandra Jackson, Vicky Loughnane, Stuart Cram, Hannah Wallace, John Townend, Jacqui Jolleys, Fiona Clark, Abigail Hope, Norman Craven, Nicola Sorby-Woodcock, Carol Law, Jessica Rogers-Saye (8), Peter Thompson, Steve Kirkland, Steve Sudlow, Yvonne Lawton, Gwen Laycock, Julie Priston, the Swift family. 
Please tell Angie of any amendments.

We pray for those who have died recently:  Patricia Lund (87), Jack Ward (84), Dr Jonathan Paul Richold (64) [funeral Aberford Tues 24 Sept, 12 noon + Lawnswood crem], Lewis Cobb.
May they rest in peace and rise in glory.

Years Mind (Micklefield): ----

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


Today, 15 September

Heritage Weekend continues, at Saxton and Sherburn, until 4pm

  6.30pm  Evensong (Sherburn)

  7.30pm  Wedding rehearsal Wilson/Haynes (Sherburn)

Monday 16

Ninian; Edward Bouverie

  9.30am  Selby Deanery Clergy Chapter (Selby Abbey)

  7.30pm  Saxton PCC Meeting (at the Younges' house)

Tuesday 17


  9.30am  Morning Prayer (Aberford)

10.30am  Fr Chris at Auction Mart Chaplaincy meeting, Thirsk

  6.30pm  Guides (Sherburn Church Hall)

  8.00pm  Bell ringing practice (Sherburn)

Wednesday 18

  9.30am  Eucharist (Micklefield)

  7.30pm  Open meeting re planning for 125th anniversary of Peckfield Mining Disaster

                 (30 April 2021) (Churchville House, Micklefield)

  7.15pm  Midweek Eucharist (Sherburn) followed by

  8.00pm  Sherburn PCC Meeting (Church Hall) – all members please try to attend

Thursday 19

  6.40pm  Choir practice (Sherburn)

Friday 20
John Coleridge Patteson


Saturday 21 - MATTHEW

  2.30pm  Marriage of Jordan Neal Wilson & Elizabeth Kerry Haynes (Sherburn)


Worship next Sunday, 22 September

  9.15am  Eucharist (Barkston)
  9.15am  Morning Prayer (Saxton)
  9.30am  Eucharist (Micklefield)
10.45am  Eucharist + Sunday School (Sherburn)
11.00am  Morning Worship (Aberford)
12.30pm  Holy Baptism (Sherburn)
  3.00pm  Holy Baptism (Barkston)
  6.30pm  Evensong (Sherburn)
  7.30pm  Wedding rehearsal Broadhead/Custus (at Sherburn, for Saxton wedding)

Harvest Festivals:  Barkston - Friday 27 September, Sherburn - Sunday 13 October, Micklefield - Sunday 20 October.

Sunday 29 September: a Fifth Sunday, so Benefices Eucharist at 10.00am at Saxton, no other services that day.

Friday 4 October: Beetle Drive, 6.30–9pm, Churchville House. Tickets £5 including pie and peas supper from Rita Dobson 07774 338910 or from church.  For Micklefield Fabric Fund.

Sunday 6 October:  Car Treasure Hunt (Sherburn), Start 2.00pm, £12 per car, includes afternoon tea in the Church Hall afterwards.  Numbers (for catering) to Virginia 07974 035554.

Saturday 19 October, 10.30am:  Sherburn Women's Fellowship Coffee Morning (Church Hall).  For church funds.

Saturday 19 October: Concert by Knottingley Brass Band, Sherburn church.

from Sunday 3 November:  Micklefield Church will be open every Sunday afternoon. Church sitters needed for two hours (or two x one-hour stints) please. Sign-up list at the back of the church.

Friday 29 November:  Concert by Alasdair Jamieson and the Vale Voices Singers (formerly the Amici Singers) (Barkston).

Saturday 30 November:  Sherburn Christmas Fair and Draw.  Contributions for all stalls still needed please, especially tombola, nearly new stall, bottle stall, good prizes for the Prize Draw…

Sherburn Ecumenical Fellowship Group, Mondays, 7.30-9.00pm.  This week at Sylvia Green's, 1 Cardinal Close, speaker  Cedric Romans, subject tbd.  All welcome.

September 2019 flower donor rota (Sherburn):

29 September          Dorothy Pugh

Flowers are £20 per week – if you haven't already paid, please give your money to Angie as soon as possible. 

Sherburn Church-Sitting:  Details Brenda Thornton, 01977 684168, or roger.thornton2@btopenworld.com.