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(also see "A Church Near You")

for log in details for any zoom service, please see the notice sheet, or email zoom@bartonbenefice.org.uk

Sunday 25 FEBRUARY
second Sunday of lent

09:30 family@church DT

Theme: “Lent – what’s it all about?”

Come for 9am for breakfast and an activity
for children.

11:00  Eucharist SB
17:00  Informal Evening Prayer WB

world day of prayer service duns tew friday 1 march 7pm

This year the service is written by the women of Palestine so very relevant. Please come and join this global wave of faith and prayer. Wine and soft drinks afterwards with Palestinian snacks.  More details, or if you would like to read, please contact Karen karencholmeley@yahoo.co.uk

 
 

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SERVICES FOR MARCH 2024

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When there is no service in your nearest church, do join us at one of the others; all our services are intended for the whole benefice.  (If transport is a problem, please let us know so we can help with lift sharing.)

This year's theme for our Lent Lunches is “Exploring the Eucharist”.  We will take an informal look this and hear from speakers who represent several traditions within the C of E. The lunches are all at 12.30.

 

NEXT LENT LUNCH: Friday 1 March 12.30pm,
Sandford St Martin Parish Hall.
Hosted by Sandford St Martin.
FROM GATHERING … TO WORD
Speaker Rev’d Peter Silva

Bookings for Lent lunches: Everyone is welcome but to help with catering, please book your lunch by emailing stephanielacey34@icloud.com a few days beforehand & indicate if you have any special dietary requirements. Please arrive in time for lunch to be served at 12.30.

 

Thursday 7 March, Steeple Barton FROM THE PEACE (love it or not!) … TO COMMUNION
Friday 15 March, Duns Tew A PANEL OF PRIESTS … PONDERINGS ON PRESIDING
Thursday 21 March, Westcote Barton. SENT OUT TO SERVE

Full details for booking and venues can be found here: 

 


 

The Lent Groups will be at 8pm on the following dates: Monday 26 Feb, Weds 6 March, Thursday 14 March, Weds 20 March. See above for venue details.

 

We will be using the Diocese of Oxford’s Come and See for the lent groups. You can sign up for free and there are daily reflections which may be of interest to anyone, even if you are not taking part in the study groups.

 

From the Diocese: “Love is at the heart of our Lent course. Come and See is our big warm invitation to you all to join us for Lent and discover more about God's love for us. Sign up here: www.oxford.anglican.org/come-and-see

 

Everyone who registers will receive a daily short email to reflect on, and a weekly short video from Bishop Steven exploring the themes in a bit more detail.

Come and see The Passion

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If you or anyone you know needs help – spiritual or practical – please get in touch with one of the Ministry Team or your churchwarden.  Contact details are on the Who's Who page.  Do please get in touch if you feel in need of extra support.

"Be still, and know that I am God"

Psalm 46:10

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