Church of England Diocese of St.Albans Westoning

Latest newsletter from Nigel and Linda, the ministers

4 Jul 2021, 12:15 a.m.
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Hello Everyone,

<div>What a lovely day it has been today- the sunshine has been out and it is warming up. The gardens are shooting forth in flower and weed and folks are busy tending their gardens or waving a white handkerchief and mopping their brows in surrender as they view the flourishing growth.  The sporting summer is in full swing with some wonderful tennis at Wimbledon and football at Wembley this week with some amazing new talent. Nigel has been enjoying cricket and England footballers have just won a very important game in Rome. </div><div>
<div>Our Churches remain vibrant and a very cool place to be. Pop along tomorrow for one of the many services on offer.</div><div>
</div><div>This Sunday's services:</div><div><ul><li>Chalgrave Church 9.30am Holy Communion</li><li>Harlington Church 8am BCP Holy Communion and 9.30am Holy Communion</li><li>Tingrith Church 9.30am Morning Prayer </li><li>Toddington Church 11am Holy Communion</li><li>Westoning Church 11am Holy Communion</li></ul></div><div>
</div><div>The Upper Room online service 6pm on zoom with a theme of 'How to Pray' will have a talk by Peter Greig (of 24/7 prayer initiative). All Welcome. Please join the worship on this link: </div>

<span style="font-size: 1rem;">Meeting ID: 865 7586 9120</span><font size="2"> and contact Nigel or Linda for the access password</font>

This week's service and events:

<ul><li>Monday 9.30am Morning Prayer at Toddington Church</li><li>Tuesday 5.30-7pm Toddington/Chalgrave Youth Group meet in Chalgrave Church grounds for a picnic and some fun. More information from Rebecca Caird or Linda</li><li>

Wednesday 10am Morning Service (with Holy Communion) Harlington Church

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<font color="#616074" face="Helvetica Neue">Wednesday</font> evening 8pm Westoning Church folk host the '60 Minutes with God' Prayer Time for our communities Join Zoom Meeting:  <span style="font-size: 1rem;">Meeting ID: 820 9037 1163 and contact Nigel or Linda for the access password.</span>

<span style="font-size: 1rem;">Friday Little Stars family group meets in church at 1.15pm</span>

</li></ul><div>It is a delight to be meeting with baptism families again to plan baptisms. Do get in touch with Nigel or Linda if you would like to discuss a baptism, wedding or other life event.  We are keen to support you so please don't hesitate to get in touch if you would like a chat, a prayer or a friendly listening ear.</div><div>
</div><div>We are looking ahead to plan some different courses and opportunities for the new season with Alpha online being planned for September. </div><div>
</div><div>A celebration New Harlington, Westoning, Tingrith Benefice service was being planned for 11th July, but this is being postponed until we will be able to meet in larger numbers: post lockdown.</div><div>
</div><div>Please stay safe. The local infection rates are rising here as they are across the country. We are so grateful for opportunities to meet and to share time together but let us all do this safely.</div><div>
</div><div>We send you our very good wishes and look forward to seeing you all soon.</div><div>
</div><div>God bless</div><div>
</div><div>Nigel and Linda</div></div>