This Week's Notices

Week beginning 19th May

Benefice Office
Due to Annual leave the Office will only be open 9.30 am until 12.00 noon week beginning 27th May.

Ascension Day
Thursday 30th May  
Service at the Mount, Towcester at 7.30 am followed by breakfast in the Chantry House.

Towcester FoodbankTowcester Foodbank AGM  
20th May in the Chantry House at 7.00 pm.
All welcome.


Traditional Afternoon TeasTraditional Afternoon Teas  
2.00 pm to 4.00 pm in the Chantry House.
Thursday 23rd May.  
All are welcome to come along for a chat and an afternoon out over lovely sandwiches, scones and cakes with tea or coffee.

An Evening of Supper and Songs
15th June at 7.00 pm in the Chantry House.  
Come and sing along to Whirlygig.  
Ploughman’s Supper.
£8 a ticket.  
Please bring  your own drinks, cutlery and plates.

Vicarage Garden  
Thank you to those who have already offered to help Steve and Paula over the coming weeks with the garden and other tasks ahead of them moving in.
Should anyone else wish to help please contact Steve on 01327 323106 or via the Benefice Office.
Important date 1st June - Vicarage Security  from 10.00 am there will be a digger removing the earth build up by the Vicarage wall which enables the wall to be climbed and gain access to the garden.
If anyone can help please come along to push wheelbarrows to reallocate the dirt.
Rona will ensure you are fed and watered!

Confirmation Candidates
If you are thinking about confirmation or know someone who might be interested, or would like to refresh your faith please speak to Rev Lulu as soon as possible.

The Chantry Group will meet on the following dates:     
21st May,
28th June,

4th, 11th, 18th and 25th July (July to be decided). 
We will be considering some basic Christian beliefs.
This will be accessible to all wherever you are on your Christian journey and is open to everyone.
Looking forward to seeing you on 21st May at 7.30 pm in the Chantry House, Towcester.
John Booth

Visiting Preachers to the Benefice
The next visiting preacher is Charlotte Nobbs from Tearfund on 30th June Benefice Service at Easton Neston at 11.00 am followed by a bring and share picnic lunch. 

Ladies Chinese Meal for Wednesday 29th May at the Rice Bowl at 7.00 pm.
If you are interested ladies speak to Julie Godwin after Church next Sunday or email me on:
julie.godwin@btinternet.com or drop me a text to: 07714 – 437044.



Men’s Breakfast in the ChantryMen’s Breakfast in the Chantry
The next breakfast is on the 1st June at 8.15 am for 8.30 am.  
The speaker will be John Morris who will talk about his professional journey.
Please let John (438905) or Jim (857947) or the Benefice Office know if you can join us.


Towcester FoodbankThe Foodbank is currently experiencing high demand due to the effect of Universal Credit.  
Stocks are low and all donations would be greatly appreciated – especially of Pasta sauce, ketchup, squash, fruit juice, sponge pudding and dried and tinned foods.  

Reminder lists are available at the back of Church.

Friday Coffee morning in the Chantry   Friday Coffee morning in the Chantry   
We are still in need of one or two people to run the coffee morning on the third Friday of each month.  
You do not need to supply anything just you time. 
Please speak to Rona in the Office.


Finlay's World Challenge Clothing CollectionFinlay's World Challenge Clothing Collection
Thank you to those who have supported. 
120+ bags being sent off Friday giving a total of £200.  
He plans to do another one in October so please bear this in mind when you're having a summer wardrobe clear out.


Things to do at St Bartholomew’s
Wednesday 9.00 am  - Totsown Tea and Toast
Thursday 7.30 pm     -   Bellringers
Saturday 10.30 am   -   Coffee and biscuits

This Week's Notices


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