Events in and around the parish
You might also want to look at the All Souls page for details of local events in Pratts Bottom
Dates for this month
Tuesday 4th 7.30pm Lent Course in St. Mary’
Thursday 6th 11am Lent Course at All Souls
Tuesday 11th 7.30pm Lent Course in St. Mary’s
Saturday 15th 2.30pm Film Club at St. Mary’s
Sunday 23rd 12 noon APCM
Tuesday 25th Bereavement course
Wednesday 26th 10am—12 pm Evergreens at St. Mary’s
Friday 28th 11am Men’s Coffee morning at 124 Warren Rd
Come and join us at the United Service for Maundy Thursday 7.30pm at St. Mary’s
The service will be a collection of music and readings telling the Easter story up to the events of Good Friday.
Join us on our Walk of Witness from St. Mary’s to All Souls on Good Friday 14th April at 2pm.
Meet at St. Mary’s for 2pm and our service will conclude at All Souls.
Other events this month
Pratts Bottom Quiz - Saturday 2nd December 7pm for 7.30pm in the Village Hall, Tickets from Brenda Johnson
Children’s Film Club Christmas Party Saturday 10th at 2.30pm in St. Mary’s Centre
Christmas Disco for children age 8-11 Friday 16th at 7pm-9pm at All Souls - including games : glow sticks : sweet shop
Evergreens for the over 55’s Wednesday 21st 12 for 12.30pm St Mary’s Centre
For the 2017 Lent Course, we will be focussing on the five priorities of our Parish Vision which are: -
Unity between our Churches
Spiritual Development and Christian maturity
Reaching and discipling younger families
Visibility in our communities/ sharing our faith
Lent begins with an Ash Wednesday service on 1st March. After that, on each Sunday , the sermon at the morning services will focus on one topic and this will be followed by a discussion/feedback session on Tuesday evenings at 8pm and/or Thursday mornings at 10.45am. Venues for these discussion sessions will be announced later.
We will conclude Lent with celebration services for Easter Sunday
10am Discoverers (Sunday School) at St. Mary’s
1.30pm The Dorcas Club at St. Mary’s (monthly)
6.00pm CoolKids+ at All Souls (weekly)
10am Evergreens at St. Mary’s (monthly)
2.45pm Cameo at Pratts Bottom (monthly)
7.30pm St. Mary’s Prayer Group
10.45am Pop-in at the Bulls Head, Pratts Bottom (weekly)
1.15pm Sparks Parent and Toddler group at St. Mary’s (weekly)
5pm Rainbows at St. Mary’s (weekly)
6.15pm Brownies at St. Mary’s (weekly)
7.30pm YFocus youth group at St. Mary’s (weekly)
11am Men’s Coffee Mornings at 124 Warren Road (monthly)
5.45pm Explore youth group at St. Mary’s (weekly)
7.00pm Senior Coolkids at All Souls (fortnightly)
7.15pm Guides at St. Mary’s (weekly)
2.30pm Film Club (monthly)
There are also a number of Home Groups that meet on different days.
For more information contact the Parish Office.
Pilgrim—From January 2016
Pilgrim is a new teaching and discipleship course from the Church of England that explores what it means to travel through life with Jesus Christ. This is a course of participation which encourages the practice of biblical reflection and prayer, exploring key texts that have help people since the early Church.
From January 2016, at 10am on the first Sunday of each month at St. Mary’s, whilst the Ablaze service on in in church, we will study this course in the Ede Lounge