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ST. NICHOLAS, FYFIELD
ST. LAWRENCE, TUBNEY
ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST, KINGSTON BAGPUIZE

EVENTS

A VERY WARM WELCOME TO OUR HARVEST THANKSGIVING SERVICES

Fyfield on Sunday 1st October 10.30am will be collecting harvest gifts for Kingsmoor Day Centre and the Oxford Food Bank

Kingston on Sunday 8th October 10.30am are again also splitting their gifts between Kingsmoor Day Centre and the Oxford Food Bank

SATURDAY 7th OCTOBER - TUBNEY CHURCH BAZAAR AND TABLE TOP SALE In Southmoor Village Hall 10.30am -12noon. Stalls include tea & coffee, cakes, books, cards, games, gifts, bric a brac, toys, accessories and a raffle, plus Private Table Top Sales. To book your table, £8 each or 2 tables for £15, please contact Rosemary Kitto 01865 390466 rosemarykitto@gmail.com

SATURDAY 7th OCTOBER - CHORAL EVENSONG All welcome at Fyfield Church 5pm with music from Byrd, Smith, Gibbons and Farrant. There will be a retiring collection for Youth Challenge Oxfordshire (YoCO) for more information please contact penny_budgen@hotmail.com 07740 286648 or Rw5115@hotmail.com 07500 884025

SATURDAY 7th OCTOBER KINGSTON HARVEST SUPPER 6pm in Southmoor Village hall, sorry all the tickets have been sold

FRIDAY 13th OCTOBER FILM NIGHT: At 7.15pm, in Kingston Church Room, "Hackshaw Ridge" (war film certificate 15) with tea and coffee, popcorn and chocolates, all very welcome (and it's free).

SUNDAY 15th JOIN US FOR LUNCH AT THE HIND's HEAD: Join us for our monthly 'All Welcome' lunch at the Hind's Head. The cost is very reasonable (huge main course for £7.95), and the company is excellent. Please contact Mel Gulliford (821087, melissagulliford@yahoo.co.uk, by the Thursday before) who makes a group booking for us to keep things simple for the Hind's Head. Catch it while the Hind's Head is still there!



LOOKING AHEAD

SUNDAY 5th NOVEMBER - BEREAVEMENT SERVICE

Kingston 9am a special service for those who have been bereaved. We remember and honour those we have loved and lost, and have the chance to light a candle in memory of them. All are very welcome.

MONDAY 6th NOVEMBER - KINGSTON BAGPUIZE & SOUTHMOOR VILLAGE LUNCH At Southmoor Village Hall 12.30pm. To book you place please contact Hazel 821358, Peter 820805 or sign up at the Post Office or with Gary at KBS Cafe

SUNDAY 12th NOVEMBER - REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY SERVICES

Kingston 10am We start in Church with hymns, prayers and a talk and then go across to the war memorial for the Act of Remembrance at 11am.

Fyfield 10.30am

NOTICES

DAVID IS ON SABBATICAL UNTIL 1st DECEMBER: In his absence, our churchwardens are in charge, contact details below, with advice on spiritual matters from Revd Andrew Symes, and assistance from our strong lay leadership team. A number of different visiting clergy are coming in to take services and speak. Many thanks to all the kind folk pulling together to provide cover during the sabbatical.


PRAYER FOCUS

Please continue to pray for David's sabbatical, both for him and our churches in his absence. Please also pray for Kingsmoor Day Centre, for on going financial support and a good supply of volunteers, to provide companionship and stimulation for this group of older/frail people.


CHURCH GROUPS

SUNDAYS - THE SPACE - Bible-based teaching for children in Kingston Church Room during the 10.30am service on all Sundays (except the All-Age Services, of course). All leaders DBS-checked.
SUNDAYS - ANCHOR, FOR YEARS 9 AND ABOVE - a group for years 9 and above who wish to be spiritual explorers and find out about the great truths of life, learning from the Bible, twice a month in term-time. You don't need to be a churchgoer, this group is also for anyone who's happy to investigate with an open mind. Please phone Gary on 07799 968408 for more details. All leaders DBS-checked.

TUESDAYS - FELLOWSHIP GROUP - at 9:30-10.30am, a homegroup, led by Gary and Delyth, at 14 Larch Close, learning from the 'Freedom in Christ" course 14 Larch Close. Come at 9am for coffee, contact Gary on 07799 968408 for more details, cfw.sjbchurch@gmail.com.

TUESDAYS - GOLDEN EAGLES - at 4.30 - 5.30pm for primary school children at 8 Larch Close. Making friends, studying the Bible, learning about God and about life, with drinks and biscuits served, contact Gary on 07799 968408 for details, cfw.sjbchurch@gmail.com. All leaders DBS-checked.

WEDNESDAYS - EXPLORE - at 10.30am -12.00noon at 5 Race Farm Court, OX13 5DS. This term looking at some of the Psalms. Please phone Ian/Ellie on 820896 for more details.

WEDNESDAYS - FELLOWSHIP GROUP - at 8pm - an informal group of Christians who meet to chat, learn about the Bible, pray and help each other in their "spiritual journeys"- please phone Jenny on 820165 for more information.




CONTACT DETAILS

Vicar: Our vicar, David Pickering, is on sabbatical until 1st December. Please contact our churchwardens, numbers below, with any enquiries.

Kingston: Churchwardens: Mrs Susan Green 820063 and Mr Simon Dando 820086

Parish Co-ordinator and Church Room hire: Mrs Hazel Brennan 821358

Kingston:

Fyfield: Churchwarden Ms Alyson Grove 390264; Lay Minister: Mr Ian Bensted 820896

Tubney: Churchwarden Mrs Rosemary Kitto 390466

Parish website: http://stjb.churchinsight.com/