Church of England Diocese of St.Albans Harlington

Latest news letter from Nigel and Linda, the ministers

25 Sep 2021, 9 p.m.
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Dear All

Just a short introduction this week to register our thanks to all who work so hard, in so many different ways. We thank you for your support and look forward to seeing you at some of the services and events this week... if you (and we) have fuel to get there!

Services on Sunday:

9.30am Chalgrave Church, Holy Communion Service led by Linda

9.30am Harlington Church, Holy Communion Service led by Nigel

10am Harlington Churches Together Service at the Methodist Church to conclude the Prayer Weekend.

11am Toddington Church, Holy Communion Service led by Linda

11am Westoning Church, Harvest Festival (on-screen service) with a short Holy Communion - led by Nigel

5.30pm Tingrith Church, Harvest Service led by Nigel and Linda, followed by Harvest Supper at 6pm.

NB: No Upper Room Service this week due to Harvest commitments. The next Upper Room Service will be on Sunday 3rd October at 6pm.

Services and events w/c Monday 27th September

Monday, 27 September, Toddington Church, 9.30am Morning Prayer

Monday, 27 September, online Alpha Course week 2. New people are still welcome to join the course. Please contact Linda or Nigel for more information and the access link. Please register via Westoning Website. The course starts at 7.45pm, and runs for about 75 minutes.

Tuesday 28 September, 9am to 10.30am launch of New Mums and Tots group at Wilkinson Hall, Toddington. We look forward to meeting with you. On week one, we will also chat about which day is best for meeting in future. More information from Linda, Dee or Rebecca.

Tuesday 28 September, Sewing Bee club, 1pm Westoning Village Hall

Tuesday 28 September, TWIG restarts at Westoning Village Hall, straight from school until 5.30pm. More information from Rebecca or Nigel

Tuesday 28 September Chalgrave PCC at 18.30pm

Wednesday 29 September, Harlington Church 10am Morning Service.

Thursday, 30 September, Open the Book assembly. Toddington

Thursday, 30 September, The funeral of Mr J Windsor - please pray for the bereaved family.

Friday, 1st October, Messy Church, Toddington restarts - meeting straight after school until 5.30pm.

Friday 1st October Harvest Hurrah an hour of songs, readings, refreshments (finger buffet) and good company - wonderful to welcome back Nicholas and the Quintet Choir, Harlington Church at 7.30pm. Free entry.

Friday 1st October: Toddington Friday lunches return to the Village Hall. More information from Rachel.

Friday 1st October, Little Stars mums and tots group, Westoning Church 1.15pm

Friday 1st October: Westoning 2pm Friday Fellowship. More information from Joyce.

Saturday 2nd October, Toddington and Chalgrave Harvest Supper, Wilkinson Hall 5pm

Saturday 2nd October, Baptism service at Toddington Church, 11am

Saturday 2nd October, Men's Breakfast at The Chequers, Westoning, 8.45am. Please contact Nigel or Phil (01525 862357) for more information, or to reserve a place.

There is a new Pilates class running at Wilkinson Hall at 6pm on Thursdays.

The Toddington Knitting Club plan to meet at Wilkinson Hall on Tuesdays. (more information from Dee)

Please let Linda know if you would be interested to join a cuppa and chat group at the rectory, or a Walk and Talk group at Toddington, or a morning BCP Holy Communion mid-week service at Toddington.

Please also link with Linda if you would be interested to be confirmed (or baptised) at a service of Confirmation at Toddington church 7.30pm 20 October.

Sunday's services 3rd October


8am BCP Holy Communion Service

9am Families Breakfast Club - the Parish Room, Harlington. All families welcome to come for breakfast, crafts, songs and togetherness. Please contact Rebecca or Nigel for more information.

9.30am Harvest Communion Service - led by Nigel

Chalgrave: 9.30am Harvest Communion Service - led by Linda. Please contact Sandy if you are able to help with decorating the church in the week before.

Toddington: 11am Harvest Communion Service - led by Linda. Please contact Dee if you are able to help with decorating the church.

Each church will be collecting gift offerings of tins and packets for foodbanks, or fresh produce for the Noah Homeless project in Luton. Your donations will be very gratefully received. Thank you!

Tingrith 9.30am Morning Prayer service

Westoning 11am Holy Communion Service

The Upper Room online service at 6pm

As events re-start we look forward to the opportunity to meet with you in new places socially. We wish you a good week and look forward to seeing you soon.

God bless

Linda and Nigel