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Vicar:  The Revd Canon Chris Wilton 01977 682122 frwilton@aol.com

Assistant Curates:  The Revd Phil Grayson 01977 680234 & 07969 859317

The Revd Caroline Comer-Stone 07775 868189

The Revd Wendy Plant 07803 125389

Associate Priest:  The Revd Nick Plant 0113 287 6064

Readers:  Mr Norman Sutcliffe 0113 281 3460

Benefices Administrator:  Mrs Angie Wilton 01977 682122, 07866 801046, avmw28@aol.com

16 January 2022

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 our services today, and in particular to our visiting organist at Sherburn this morning, Mr David Austin.

Christmas Memory Trees: At Micklefield, the baubles are now at the back of church (until 26 January) for anyone who wishes to take the one(s) they requested.  The tree is still up at Sherburn, but again, the baubles will be available for people to collect if they wish, up to 2 February.

Children's Society Christingle Collecting Candles & Envelopes, Sherburn: please could you return them by Candlemas  (2 February).  Donations are to help raise money for vulnerable young people facing neglect, violence or poverty (there are still some collecting envelopes available). 

Morning Prayer :  -- 9.30am, Tuesdays (Aberford) and  Thursdays (Sherburn). 
Evening Prayer: -- 5:15pm, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays, at Sherburn, Thursdays at SAXTON.

Day by Day book (Sherburn): 
18 January – in memory of Doreen Wootton, died this day 2009, by J A Wootton;
21 January - in memory of May Bentley, by Alan & Deborah Bentley;
22 January - in loving memory of a dear father Harold Issatt, 15.9.1898 to 22.1.1959.  
Forms available in church to request a day to remember.

Your prayers are asked for those who are ill: 
Saxton with Towton:
June Pick, baby Albert Grayson & his parents Laura & Jonny. 
Aberford: Margaret Taylor, Lauren Ward. 
Micklefield: Michael Needham, Jennifer Hudson, Maggie Moss, June Kelly.
Sherburn & Barkston Ash: Jean Keeling, Dorothy Mills, Greta Wilkinson, Hilary Bower, Emily Barrie, Sandra Jackson, Stuart Cram, Jacqui Jolleys, Yvonne Lawton, Peter Thompson, Margaret Mackman, Carlo Raimondo, 'a friend', Peter McCleave, Jessie Vause, George Bishop, Alan, Andrew Sedman, Judy Craven, Janette Brettell, Matthew Allen, Philip Hope, Mike Barnard, Julie Priston. Please tell Angie of any amendments.

We pray for those who have died recently: Marie Nicholson, Gwendoline Rose Laycock (95), Anthony Lock (68), John Robert Roy Carr ('Bob') (91), Peter Earnshaw [Methodist], Judith Sewell, Donald & Maureen Myren (d Sept 2020 and April 2021) [ashes interred Micklefield 8 Jan 2022], Rosaleen Middleton (93), Val Waine (92), Christine Moore.

Years mind (Micklefield): June Benton, Alec Walton
May they rest in peace and rise in glory.

 D I A R Y 

Today, 16 January

3.30pm  Holy Baptism (Hambleton) – Fr Chris
4.00pm  Evensong & Farewell to Dean Jonathan Frost (York Minster)

6.30pm  Evensong (Sherburn)

Monday 17
Antony of Egypt; Charles Gore

 11.40am  Funeral of Rosaleen Middleton (York Crematorium)
   7.30pm  Ecumenical Fellowship Group (28A Wolsey Croft) –  All welcome, details below

Tuesday 18
Week of Prayer for Christian Unity begins
Amy Carmichael

  2.45pm  Micklefield School KS2 Assembly
  7.00pm  Micklefield PCC meeting (in church)
  6.30pm  Sherburn Guides (Sherburn Church Hall)
  8.00pm  Local History Society (Sherburn Church Hall)

  8.00pm  Bell ringing practice (Sherburn)

Wednesday 19

  9.30am  Midweek Eucharist (Micklefield)
  1.15pm  Micklefield School
  7.15pm  Midweek Eucharist (Sherburn)

Thursday 20
Richard Rolle

  6.40pm  Choir practice (Sherburn church)

Friday 21


Saturday 22
Vincent of Saragossa

 10.30am-12 noon  Bell ringing practice (Aberford)

Next Sunday, 23 January 2022

  9.15am  Eucharist (Barkston)
  9.15am  Morning Prayer (Saxton)
  9.30am  Parish Eucharist (Micklefield)
10.45am  Sung Eucharist (Sherburn)
11.00am  Morning Prayer (Aberford)
12.45pm  Holy Baptism (Sherburn)
  6.30pm  Service for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity (Sherburn Methodist Church)
NB no evening service at All Saints, Sherburn

•  Sunday 30 January, 10.00am:  Benefices Eucharist and Final Responsory for Candlemas.  Once again, this will be at Sherburn, for reasons of space, distancing etc.

•  Saturday 12 February, 7.00pm:  Wine Tasting/Quiz evening, Sherburn Church Hall.  Tickets £10, bring your own nibbles, cheese, etc.  Please let Mark Fletcher know asap if you would like to come (fletch2801@otmail.co.uk, 07703 697900).

• Selby Food Bank: Next run from Sherburn, Saxton and Barkston tba, donations box in Vicarage porch as usual. Micklefield: an amazing 83kg was collected last week! Thank you to all who have supported the work of the Food Bank.  The box is at the back of church for your continued help, as is the box for used stamps for Martin House.

•  Mondays, 7.30pm: Ecumenical Fellowship Group at John & Jenny Bennett's, this week led by Cedric Romans, on 'New Beginnings'.  Face masks to be worn please, and sanitiser available.

•  Sunday 5 June 2022 (Pentecost) 10.00am: Service of Confirmation by the Bishop of Selby at Sherburn. Please note: this will be treated as a Fifth Sunday (ie, just one service that day across the Benefices), and 29 May, a Fifth Sunday, will therefore be treated as a First Sunday.  Anyone seeking confirmation, please speak to Fr Chris.  Preparation classes will start after Easter

January 2022 flower donor rota (Sherburn)

16 January             Eileen Macey
23 January             Angie Wilton
30 January             Rosemary Garton

There are currently vacancies on 26 June and 18 September, so if anyone can fill those spaces please tell Angie

Flowers cost £20 per week, given to Angie by the end of the preceding month please.  Flower Coordinator Lizzy Allanson (07738 832445)