Pew News: March 18th 2018 - 5th Sunday in Lent, Passion Sunday

Welcome to St. Mary Magdalene, Bolney
Please stay for refreshments afterwards. 

Young Pilgrims will meet again NEXT SUNDAY - March 25th at 9:30

8:00 Holy Communion  BCP This Week's Service will be held at Cowfold
10:00 Breathing Space Everything you need is in the Service Booklet Jeremiah 31.31-34
Hebrews 5.5-10
John 12.20-33

Intercessions - Please continue to pray for those who are sick and in need within our families and community especially - Margaret Akeroyd, Hannah Buhler, Barney Barclay, Veronica Burgess, Maddie, Gay Courtnage, Bob Ellis, David and Jean Ellis, Jessie Foote, Richard Ford, Joy Futcher, Joy Moon, John Higinbotham, Bobbie, Louise Carter, Jackie Clare Hunt, Cyril and Nellie Lucas, Douglas and Eleanor Littlejohn, Doug Mills, Geoff Mills, Jon Perrott, Barbara and David Robins, Henry Rogers, Helen, Janet Samson, Dorothy Sheridan, Gina Ricci, Mike Vidler, Phil Silcock and Brenda Watts.

Years Mind -

The Week Ahead  -  What's New  -  Coming Soon

Services This Week
 Said Eucharist - Wednesday at 10.00am at Cowfold 
 Lent Devotions - Wednesday at 7.45pm at Cowfold
 Said Eucharist - Thursday at 9.30am at Bolney
    Wednesday at 7:45pm - COWFOLD
Fr. Keith will offer a meditation on Station No. 11
- Jesus is nailed to the Cross

Next Sunday
  8:00am  Holy Communion at Cowfold
 9:30am  Sung Eucharist with Young Pilgrims
Isaiah 50: 4 - 9a; Psalm 31: 9-16
Philippians 2: 5-11; Mark 14: 1 - 15: end

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Readers required for the Passion on Palm Sunday and Good Friday afternoon
Please contact Sue as soon as possible if you would like a part in the dramatic reading of The Passion on either day.

Chrism Mass with Blessing of the Oils will be held in Chichester Cathedral at 12 noon on Tuesday 27th March. 

Spring Clean Thank-you to everybody who turned up yesterday and helped banish those cobwebs and give the church a Spring Sparkle!

Stations of the Cross Easter Celebration  Bolney School invite you to join them in the school grounds on Maundy Thursday, March 29th from 1:30pm to 3pm. Please click the link above or see our website for more information.

Palm Sunday (25th)  9:30am - Sung Eucharist
. . . with Procession of the Palms starting from the Drovers at 9:20am

Tuesday 12 Noon - Chrism Mass at Chichester Cathedral

Wednesday 7:45pm - Devotions for Lent
. . . Stations of the Cross followed by Compline

Maundy Thursday 7:45pm - Eucharist with Washing of Feet  (at Cowfold)
. . . followed by the stripping of the altars and vigil until midnight

Good Friday  2:00pm  - Vigil 
 . . . and veneration of the Cross

Easter Saturday  8:30pm - Service of Light  (at Cowfold)
 . . . readings, hymns and the renewal of Baptismal vows

Easter Day (1st April)
8:00am   Holy Communion (BCP)                     9:30am   Sung Eucharist  

 Dates for your Diary

Church Quiet Day - Saturday 9th June
At Bolney House. Led by Rev Ruth Bond. More details to follow.

Grand Prize Draw to culminate on Village Day - Saturday 30th June
We would be very grateful for offers of generous prizes for our draw as this is a major fund-raiser for church projects.
Please let Sue or Tim know what you are able to contribute as soon as possible.
Tickets will be on sale in May. Offers to help with sales will be welcome.

Tea at Agates - Saturday 18th August by kind invitation from Judy
Offers of help will be much appreciated. Please let Sue or Judy know if you can help in any way.

 Can You Help ?

Family Support Work Basket
for donations of non-perishable groceries. Your contributions are gratefully received for distribution around the diocese for those less fortunate than ourselves. They are collected on a regular basis. Pasta, tinned goods, cereals and toiletries are very welcome.


Year of Prayer within our Diocese
A Prayer Card for your personal use is available on the table by the door. Bishop Richard is to make a pilgrimage across the Diocese in the week leading up to Pentecost. He will stop at St Mary Magdalene for prayer with us at 9.30am on Wednesday 16th May.
All are welcome to join him.

Flowers in Memory of a Loved One
Would you like to remember a friend or relative in a special way on an important anniversary, a birthday or date of death?
Please ring Emily on 01444 881320 for more information.