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

Assistant Curates:  The Revd Philip 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 John Taylor 0113 287 2535 ~ Mr Norman Sutcliffe 0113 281 3460

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

1 August 2021 - NINTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY (Proper 13)

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 Henry David Roberts being  baptised during the morning service at Aberford, and to Isaac Peter Downes & Archie James Sanderson (cousins), and to Ella-Grace Rawlings, all being baptised at Sherburn (two separate services), and to all their families and friends.

Coffee after the morning service is back!  More volunteers needed for the Sherburn coffee rota though, please – contact Angie

Morning Prayer :  -- 9:30am on Thursdays at Sherburn. 
Evening Prayer: -- 5:15pm, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays, at Sherburn, Thursdays at SAXTON.

•  August:  the Wednesday 9.30am Eucharist at Micklefield continues (not 25 August), also (mostly) the weekday MP & EP.

Micklefield - Church Flowers: please leave donated flowers in the bucket of water in church, ready to be put in a vase for Sunday.

£oose change for Ho (Sherburn) – please!  don't forget ….

Day by Day Book (Sherburn): 5 August - marriage of Susan & Harry Cox (1967).Forms in church to request a day to remember.

Your prayers are asked for those who are ill: 
Saxton with Towton:
June Pick. 
Aberford: Margaret Taylor, Lauren Ward, Diana Johnson. 
Micklefield: Michael Needham, Jennifer Hudson, Maggie Moss, Anthony Lock, 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, Robert Ellis, Kevin Harrison, Jessie Vause, George Bishop, Alan, Andrew Sedman, Martin Otter, Brett Crabtree, Judy Craven. 
Please tell Angie of any amendments.

We pray for those who have died recently:  Betty Oldfield (83), Rex Stokell (90).

Micklefield Years Mind: Alan Render
May they rest in peace and rise in glory.

 D I A R Y 

Today, 1 August

10.45am  Interment of ashes of Betty Oldfield (Micklefield)
  1.00pm  Holy Baptism (Sherburn)
  2.00pm  Holy Baptism (Hambleton)
(Revd Wendy Plant)
  2.30pm  Annual Service (St Mary's, Lead) (coinciding with Lead Church Summer Open Day  from 10.00am, including the Frei Compagnie Re-enactors.)  All welcome.
  4.30pm  Holy Baptism (Sherburn)

no evening services during August

Monday 2

  7.30pm  Ecumenical Fellowship Group at John & Jenny Bennett's, 28A Wolsey Croft, led by Jenny on 'Your favourite hymn, and why?'  All welcome.

Tuesday 3


Wednesday 4
Jean-Baptiste Vianney

  9.30am  Eucharist (Micklefield)
  7.00pm  Fr Phil at meeting of Ledsham Parish Meeting (Chequers Inn)
No Midweek Eucharist (Sherburn) - next is 1 September
  7.30pm  Baptism Preparation (Sherburn)

Thursday 5

 No Choir practice (Sherburn) – next is 2 September

Friday 6


Saturday 7
John Mason Neale

 11.00am  Interment of ashes of Malcolm ('Sam') Bielby (Sherburn)
  1.30pm  Marriage of James Andrew Guilliatt &Briony Grace Gascoyne (Cawood) (Fr Chris)

Next Sunday, 8 August 2021

  9.15am  Eucharist (Barkston)
  9.30am  Eucharist (Micklefield)
10.30am  Family Service (Saxton)
10.45am  Eucharist (Sherburn)
11.00am  Morning Worship (Aberford)
12.30pm  Holy Baptism (Sherburn)
  no evening services during August

•  Saturday 28 August, Sherburn Summer Fair & Table Top sale, 10.00am-3.00pm.  Please see flyers for details of stalls and donations needed – and, urgently, volunteers to take charge of each stall.  Sign-up list for stallholders and helpers at the back of church, or contact Ken Stott as per the flyer (in the choir, 01937 830148, ken.stott@hotmail.com).

•  Sunday 29 August: a Fifth Sunday, so Benefices Eucharist at 10.00am (note the time), at Saxton. NO other services that day, apart from a baptism, also at Saxton, at 12 noon.

•  Thursday 9 September, 2.00pm:  Chat-a-Cake resumes (Sherburn Church Hall).  Everyone is very welcome.

•  Sunday 12 September, 10.45am:  Sherburn Sunday School resumes.

•  Sunday 12 September – Micklefield (time tbc): new, regular, lay-led act of worship for all ages, especially young families.  This is also the weekend of the 160th anniversary of the church, incorporating a flower festival – more details to follow.

• Selby Food Bank (Sherburn, Saxton and Barkston):  next run will be Friday 27 August, 10.00am

• Selby Food Bank (Micklefield) & Martin House (used stamps):.  box for tinned goods etc at the back of church. Thank you to everyone who has donated.

•  Sunday 3 October – Virginia's Car Treasure Hunt and afternoon tea (Sherburn) tbc.

Sherburn church-sitting:  please contact Brenda Thornton if you can help.  01977 684168 or  roger.thornton2@btopenworld.com.

August 2021 flower donor rota (Sherburn)
  1 Aug     Jenny Clark                         Sue Anderson
  8 Aug     Judith Brindle                       Sheila Hawking
15 Aug     Jean Glover                         Pam Wrigglesworth
22 Aug     Rosemary Garton                 Sheila Hawking
29 Aug      Peter Chittock                     Angie Wilton


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