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St Mary the Virgin Parish Church - Hutton

Notices and Services

‘Not by might nor by power, but by my Spirit,’ says the Lord almighty. Zechariah 4 : 6 (NIV)

Sunday 26th May - Easter 6

10.00am Mattins (Readings: Rev 21: 10, 22 - 22: 5 John 14: 23 - 29)

Thursday 30th May - Ascension Day
7.00pm Holy Communion and launch of Thy Kingdom Come

Sunday 2nd June - Easter 7
10.00am Holy Communion (Readings: Revelation 22: 12 - 14, 16, 20 - end John 17: 20 - end
6.00pm Informal evening worship

Sunday 9th June - Pentecost
10.00am Village Hall Songs of Praise (Readings: Acts 2: 1 - 21 John 14: 8 - 17)
6.00pm Evensong (Readings: as above)

OPEN GARDENS We would love to welcome you / friends / families / neighbours to Open Gardens from 2.30pm to 5pm on 25th May at Geoff & Hazel Hobden's, 21 Burrington Avenue, Bleadon Hill, BS24 9LP with afternoon teas and garden games.

PRAYER CASCADE - Kay would like to stand down from being a point of contact for the prayer cascade in Hutton. Would you like to be the replacement person for this important service? Please see Anne if you would like to do this - the ability to email is essential!

LOVE HUTTON - on Saturday 1st June we are going to deliver Love Hutton cards around Elborough. Help is needed to do this in one go, so please meet at the pond at the East end of Cedern Ave at 10am to lend a hand.

PENTECOST SONGS OF PRAISE - 10am Sunday 9th June in the Village Hall - please choose your favourite hymns and songs and put them on the sign up sheet at the back of church for Jane’s consideration as she plans the service. This is a great opportunity to invite people. Please take an invite and bring someone along. On the day do please wear red, orange or yellow to celebrate the coming of the Holy Spirit.

PRAYER MEETING to be held on the second Thursday of the month at 2.30pm on Thursday 13th June. This month we are in church. Everyone welcome to come and pray for the church and the nation.

PRAYER REQUESTS. If you would like personal prayer on any Sunday please do just make contact with Jane, Chris or Virginia, who will happily pray with you. If you have an urgent request for prayer or you would like a visit, please ring Kay Cole 811424 to send a prayer request to the prayer cascade or Virginia Hollis 708924 to arrange a visit.

PRAYER MEETING to be held on the second Thursday of the month at 2.30pm at the home of Diane Harvey - 23 Bisdee Road, Hutton, BS24 9QU the next one is on Thursday 13th June. We will finish the meeting with a cup of tea. Everyone welcome to come and pray for the church and the nation.

THY KINGDOM COME - this starts on Thursday 30th May and will be launched at the 7pm Holy Communion in Hutton. In the meantime please think about and pray about 5 people that you will be praying for over this period until Sunday 9th June. On Sunday 26th May we will be giving out a free prayer booklet to help us to pray each day. Please be part of this international call to prayer and be expectant that God will move in people's hearts and minds.

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.

Deanery Conference Saturday June 15th 2019 at Bagley Baptist Church - It's church Jim, but not as you know it... Exploring Church for every context with author and speaker Michael Moynagh. 10am-4pm Saturday June 15th 2019. All welcome. Coffee, Pastries & Buffet lunch provided (an offering will be taken on the day to cover costs). Please book your free place by visiting

BOARD GAMES GALORE - Sunday 2nd June 2019 3pm - 6pm in the Church Centre, all welcome - individuals and families - u 18s please bring a parent. Bring your own favourite board or table top game to play, many games also available to play. Refreshments provided. For more information please contact Chris Wilkins Phone 01934 823556 to register your interest and for a list of games available. Fliers available to invite your friends. Next games afternoon 14th July. If anybody has any draughts pieces and associated boards they are not wanting, then I would be grateful to receive them.

May’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 from 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 yours.

BELLS - Hutton will continue to ring every Wednesday from about 7.30pm unless otherwise informed. Everyone is welcome, with occasional extra training from 7pm. We are going to ring twice a month on a Sunday morning on 2nd and 4th Sundays. Locking will have their practice evening on Tuesdays at 7.30pm and ring on 1st and 3rd Sundays, as well as on the 4th Sunday evening. All this is dependant on the ringers being available..

WESTON NIGHT ASSESSMENT CENTRE There is a box in the porch (Locking) and by the font (Hutton) for donations for the Night Assessment Centre as they desperately need new underwear (men’s small and medium size), new socks and toiletries: shampoo, shower gel, toothpaste and brushes.

Services at St Mary’s Hutton

May 2019
Sun 5th May 10.00am Holy Communion
  6.00pm Informal Worship
Sun 12th May 10.00am Morning Worship in Hutton Village Hall – speaker Chris Lowther from Open Doors
  6.00pm Evensong
Sun 19th May 10.00am Holy Communion
  6.00pm Evening Prayer in Locking
Sun 26th May 10.00am Mattins
  6.00pm Holy Communion in Locking
Thurs 30th May 7.00pm Ascension Day Communion and launch of Thy Kingdom Come

Services at St Augustine’s Locking

May 2019
Sun 5th May 10.00am Family Service – speaker from Bible Society
  6.00pm Informal service in Hutton
Sun 12th May 10.00am Holy Communion
  6.00pm Evensong in Hutton
Sun 19th May 10.00am Family Service
  6.00pm Evening Prayer
Sun 26th May 10.00am Celebration Sunday
  6.00pm Holy Communion (trad)
Thurs 30th May 7.00pm Ascension Day Communion and launch of Thy Kingdom Come