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St Mary the Virgin Parish Church - Hutton

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'Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful.
And pray for us, too, that God may open a door for our message,
so that we may proclaim the mystery of Christ.’ Colossians 4: 2 - 3 (NIV)

Sunday 25th February - Lent 2
10.00am Mattins (Readings: Romans 4: 13 - end Mark 8: 31 - end)
3pm Baptism of Olivia Hall

Sunday 4th March - Lent 3
10.00am Holy Communion (Readings: 1 Corinthians 1: 18 - 25 John 2: 13 - 22)
3.00pm Songs of Praise, tea and speaker in HVH

Sunday 11th March - Mothering Sunday
10.00am Morning Service (Readings: Exodus 2: 1 - 10 John 19: 25 - 27)
6.00pm Evensong (Readings: as above)

LENT LUNCHES - will be held as shown below. Money raised will go to 'More than Food' project within Foodbank that aims to provide cookery classes for families and more importantly meals for children during school holidays who receive free meals during term time and Christian Aid. Please do invite neighbours and friends. A good opportunity to enjoy friendship and raise money for those less fortunate than ourselves.

MONTHLY PRAYER MEETING on 3rd March at 10.00am in church. All welcome. Following meetings on 7th April and 5th May.

SONGS OF PRAISE WITH AFTERNOON TEA Sunday 4th March 3pm in Hutton Village Hall. Come and sing your favourite hymns, enjoy tea and cake and hear a great speaker Revd Dr Hartmut Kopsch speaking on 'Breakthrough to Faith' This is a free event - entrance by ticket - everyone welcome. Tickets available from church, or call 823556. Invite your friends and neighbours! We would love you to bake a cake for the event - please add your name to the sign up sheet in church.

Thank you to John and Margaret for hosting a Lent Lunch. They had 25 visitors and raised £84. A wonderful socialising occasion.

SPARE CHURCH MAGAZINES - if you know of a friend or neighbour who would like a church magazine - please take one from the back of church to give to them at no cost.

PRAYER REQUESTS. If you would like personal prayer on any Sunday please do make contact with Jane, Chris, Jean, Kay, Jackie or Sue

LOCKING AND HUTTON WOMEN’S FELLOWSHIP is on 2nd March at 2.30pm, Women’s World Day of Prayer, at Christ Church Montpelier, Weston Super Mare, which the Women’s Fellowship is attending. There is also a WWDP service at 10.30am, Milton Methodist Church (NOT Baptist) 2 Milton Hill, Weston-super-Mare BS22 9RA. The next meeting is on Thursday March 15th, 11.30am Lent Lunch and Speaker at Hebron Church, Main Road, Hutton. All ladies welcome.

MEN’S BREAKFAST on Saturday 10th March at 9am in Locking Church Centre. Please take an invite and invite your male friends.

PRAYER CHAIN - If you need prayer for yourself or another then there is a team of people ready to pray. For Locking, please contact Christine Sceeny phone 822331 or for Hutton Kay Cole phone 811424 and they will send out the prayer request. It would be lovely to know how the person we are praying for is getting on, or whether they still need more prayer. It is a great encouragement for us all to hear that God is answering our prayers, please send feedback to Christine or Kay. Thank you.

FAIRTRADE REAL CHOCOLATE EASTER EGGS - available to order - 150g - £3.99 each. The all-new 2018 design includes a large 24 page Easter story-activity book, a bag of Fairtrade Swiss Chunky Buttons (25g) and a UK made Fairtrade milk chocolate egg (125g). Please sign up on the sheet in church and Eric Holdaway will do the rest!

PLEASE PRAY for those who have been bereaved in the Benefice - for the families and friends of Frank Heeks, Sharon Robinson, Joy Burrows and Muriel Price (all Locking) and Joyce Keight (Hutton).

FAIRTRADE MUSTARD SEED COFFEE SHOP 10 - 12noon Wednesdays Hutton Village Hall. Eric and Gill 813716

PROM PRAISE Saturday 5th May 2018 - 7.30 p.m. Royal Albert Hall, London. A festival of hymns, worship songs and inspirational intrumental music performed by the Prom Praise Choir (300+ voices), huge Orchestra (100 + players). Please sign up if you are interested. It is hoped to fill a 56 seater coach. Cost: £15 for luxury coach, £21 for RAH approx. For more information, see the poster in church. Thanks. Eric Holdaway 01934 813716

February’s DIOCESAN PRAYER CALENDAR is now available at Each month the calendar will highlight specific intentions in one or two Deaneries, together with a reflection for a Rural Dean on the ministry they see around them and a message from a member of Bishop’s Staff. Some copies are printed and are in church - please take your copy!

WESTON FOODBANK are particularly short of: Tinned vegetables and potatoes, tinned tomatoes and pasta sauce, long life milk, tinned fruit and custard, tinned spaghetti, biscuits or snack items. Please leave any non-perishable goods in the box in the porch for Locking and by the font for Hutton. Thank you for your continued support.

VOICE OF HOPE BIBLE READING NOTES are available in each church - please take the free copy if you would like to use it.

SOMEWHERE TO GO provides a safe, non-judgmental place for those who need support, advice, a friendly ear and it has been a crutch to many people who have been lost, lonely and at crisis points in their lives. Hot meals, access to a shower and medical help is provided 3 days a week. We rely entirely on donations and urgently require sleeping bags and funds. Please contact Mike or Margaret Cooper in Locking if you can help (Tel 822408), thank you.

Services at St Mary’s Hutton

February 2018
Sunday 4th Feb 10.00am Holy Communion
  5.00pm Deanery Service of Light at St Paul’s WsM
Sunday 11th Feb 10.00am Morning Worship
  6.00pm Evensong
Wednesday 14th Feb 7.00pm Ash Wednesday Holy Communion
Sunday 18th Feb 10.00am Holy Communion
  6.00pm Evening Prayer in Locking
Sunday 25th Feb 10.00am Mattins
  6.00pm Holy Communion (BCP) in Locking

Services at St Augustine’s Locking

February 2018
Sunday 7th Jan 10.00am Family Service
  5.00pm Deanery Service of Light at St Paul’s WsM
Sunday 11th Feb 10.00am Holy Communion
  6.00pm Evensong in Hutton
Wednesday 14th Feb 7.00pm Ash Wednesday Holy Communion
Sunday 18th Feb 10.00am Family Service
  6.00pm Evening Prayer
Sunday 25th Feb 10.00am Celebration Sunday in Church Centre
  6.00pm Holy Communion (BCP)