This Week's Notices

Week beginning 28th February

Individual Private Prayer 

St Bartholomew's Greens Norton

Monday, Wednesday and Friday
10:30 am to 11:30 am

St Lawrence Towcester

Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
2.00 pm to 3.00 pm

Bible Study
John Booth leads a group on Tuesday evenings at 7.30 pm via Zoom.  
This term John Booth is leading 5 sessions looking at "Women in the New Testament".   
Anyone is welcome to join this group please email John (johnbooth1945@icloud.com).


Watch
A new video from Bishop Donald - Reflection on Psalm 6.  
Bishop Donald reflects on David's psalm of emotional distress – a psalm for "anyone who is going through it". 
Don't forget the diocese daily video reflections on YouTube


Lent Course 
Commenced 22nd February led by John Booth and Chris Hammett.
We will be using the Archbishops recommended book "Living His Story" by Hannah Steele - you will need to purchase your own copy of the book from online retailers.
The purpose of the book is to help us become more comfortable about sharing our faith with others. 
The meetings will be on Zoom and will also include an opportunity for times of fellowship as we prepare ourselves for Easter.
There will be two opportunities to join us: Tuesday at 7:30pm and a day time group on either Monday or Friday afternoon.
Please can you email John (johnbooth1945@icloud.com) your preference.   


Get Outside in Lent     Click Here 
Each week there are six ideas for things to do outside and a celebration suggestion - because even in lent Sunday is a celebration day. Pick and choose what you would like to do. Change it and make it your own if you want to, or just do what it says. More than anything , enjoy being outside, take time to connect with nature, with anyone else you might be sharing this with, and with the something outside yourself that Christians would call God.


Through the Window     Click Here 
Similar to the above resource this is for those who struggle to get outside or would prefer to reflect from the comfort of their armchair. A series of ideas for connecting with creation for people who are unable to get outside easily. There is one idea for each week and although they don't actively mention Lent, they are springtime orientated, gently Christian and so hopefully could be used through Lent with people who have no specific connection with the church as well as those who do.
 

Time4Tea 
On Wednesdays from 2:30 pm Revd Angela, Mary Blanchard and Jane Small are hosting a new zoom group called 'Time4Tea'. 
It is an opportunity for people from across the benefice to have a natter and support one another. 
One thing that the group discussed recently was the Connected Hearts Initiative for Northampton General Hospital. 
To join Time4Tea you don't need to have a zoom account just click on this link & follow the instructions. 
If you need help getting on please call Angela on 01327 358852 and she will be able to help you. 


Men not at the Bull 
Zoom social on Wednesday 3rd March at 7:30pm.  Click here and follow the instructions.  
John will be there to welcome you.
Please contact John (johnbooth1945@icloud.com) for meeting ID and Passcode.   


Benefice Office email Address
Please note the new Tove Benefice Office email address:
tovebeneficeoffice@gmail.com


Towcester Foodbank
Towcester FoodbankThe Towcester foodbank remains open as usual. 
If you, or someone you know needs food please ring 07724832043 or go on to the Towcester Foodbank website.
If you are able to volunteer please contact Helen Garton 
(email: hsgarton@gmail.com)

The Towcester Foodbank is concerned that people in any kind of crisis are struggling to make ends meet and having to decide where their money is spent.   
Those people may not be aware that the foodbank is there for everyone who is in need. 
f you or anyone you know is struggling to buy food due to money problem please click here for further information.


Important Notice about Public Worship
The Archbishops of Canterbury and York are calling for Church of England Churches to put public worship on hold and become a “different sort of church” in the coming months to face the challenge of coronavirus.
Please do read this statement and join us along with the Archbishops in prayers.
For those who have planned a baptism, wedding or funeral we are awaiting advice as to whether these can continue.
If you wish to speak with Revd Paula or Revd Lulu the number is 01327 350459.

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This Week's Notices


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