Church of England Diocese of St.Albans Toddington

Latest news letter from Linda and Nigel, the ministers

2 Oct 2021, 8 p.m.
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Hello Everyone

Another week has passed.. and don't they fly quickly by!

It is the season of Harvest.. and last week Tingrith and Westoning Churches celebrated their Harvest Festivals and this week Harlington, Toddington and Chalgrave churches will celebrate theirs. We send a big thank you to all who have helped to decorate the churches, and to those who have made donations of harvest produce to give thanks to God our creator. The produce received will be forwarded to the foodbank or to other projects to help those who need support. We look forward to Toddington and Chalgrave harvest supper this evening, and also offer our thanks to Nicholas and the Quintet Choir for providing such wonderful music and song yesterday at Harlington Harvest Hurrah.

This week has been a busy week for new launches and re-starting groups. Toddington launched its Mum's and Tot's group (which will meet fortnightly at Wilkinson Hall on Mondays from 9-10.30am from this coming Monday) and on Friday, we were also delighted to welcome back our Messy Church families. (We will meet on the first Friday of each month). Friday lunches also met for the first time for many months.... The smiles and happiness were tangible. It is so good to gather again.

At Harlington, the first Family Breakfast (Messy Church style gathering) meets for breakfast, craft and songs, at 9am in the Parish Rooms, led by Rebecca.

Westoning TWIG (Messy Church style group) re-started this week too, and there was much happiness again as folks had time to get together again. Friday Fellowship and the Sewing Bees group also meet weekly.

We look forward to further gatherings being announced in the future.

This Sunday's services:

Tingrith 9.30 Morning Worship Service led by Jon

Westoning 11 am Holy Communion Service led by Nigel

Harlington 8am BCP Communion led by Nigel

Harlington Families Breakfast Club 9am led by Rebecca (Parish Rooms)

Harlington Harvest Festival Communion Service 9.30am led by Nigel and Robert

Chalgrave 9.30am Harvest Communion Service led by Linda

Toddington 11am Harvest Communion Service led by Linda

Online Upper Room Service 6pm zoom link: to be sent our separately.

Services and events this week:

Toddington

Mum's and Little People group Wilkinson Hall 9-10.30am

Monday Morning Prayer, 9.30am

Tuesday 10.30-12.30 Knitting Group Wilkinson Hall (knitters are welcome to join)

Westoning

Tuesday Westcaf at Westoning Village Hall 10-12

Tuesday Sewing Bee at 1pm

60 Minutes with God Wednesday at 8pm Contact Jane Steer

Friday Little Stars 1.15 Westoning Church

Friday Fellowship 2pm Westoning Village Hall

Harlington

10am Wednesday Morning Service

Next week's services for Sunday 10th October

No service at Tingrith

Harlington 9.30am Service of the Word, Harlington led by Robert

Westoning 11am Service of the Word, Westoning led by Robert

Chalgrave 9.30am Morning Service led by Rev Kausal David

Toddington 11am Morning Service led by Rev Kausal David

Upper Room online service.. information to be sent later.

We wish you a happy healthy week.

God bless

Linda