Pew News Sunday 13th May Sunday after Ascension

           Sunday after Ascension   13th May 2018
Welcome to
St.  Mary  Magdalene,  Bolney
Please stay for refreshments afterwards.
Young Pilgrims will meet today 13th May at 9:30 in the vestry

8:00Holy Communion  BCPThis Week's Service will be held at Bolney
9.30Sung EucharistP: 332    I, the Lord of sea and sky
G: 752   Will you come and follow me
O: 540   O thou who at the Eucharist didst pray
R: 187   Forth in the Peace of Christ (t. Duke Street)
Acts 1: 15-17, 21-end;
Psalm 1;
1 John 5: 9-13
John 17: 6-19
156  Faithful Shepherd, feed me
436  Majesty, worship his majesty

Refrain for the Psalm:  'The Lord knows the way of the righteous'

Intercessions - Please continue to pray for those who are sick and in need within our families and community especially - Margaret Akeroyd, Hannah Buhler, 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, William and Ann Mill, 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.
Please pray for Kate Hutchings and Sean Cooper who are to be married next Saturday - we wish them every happiness for the future.

Years Mind - Ian Winton and Rose Rickards

The Week Ahead  -  What's New  -  Coming Soon

Services in the coming week
 Prayer Pilgrimage with Bishop Richard - Wednesday at 9.30am
 Thy Kingdom Come Prayer Service - Wednesday at 7:15pm
Said Eucharist - Thursday at 9.30am

Pentecost 20th May 
8am Holy Communion at Cowfold
10am Breathing Space at Bolney
Ezekiel 37.1-14
Acts 2.1-21
John 15.26-27; 16.4b-15

■ Check the Website for regular updates and to Listen Again to recent sermons ■

 Dates for your Diary

Global Wave of Prayer - Thy Kingdom Come
Bishop Richard is making a pilgrimage across the Diocese and will stop at St Mary Magdalene for prayers
at 9.30am on Wednesday 16th May.   All are welcome to join him
Meet at 7.15pm on the same evening in church for prayers and readings;
Adjourn to the Eight Bells for refreshments and fellowship afterwards

Bolney Market is next Saturday 19th May at the Rawson Hall from 10am- 12 noon
Browse our stalls and enjoy free refreshments!

Next PCC meeting will be in church beginning with Eucharist at 2pm on Thursday 17th May.

Following Jesus  - a new course starting on Tuesday 5th June in church at 7.30pm
for seven weeks. More details to follow.

Church Quiet Day - Saturday 9th June from 10am to 2:30pm
 A Quiet Day called 'Pray as you can, not as you can't' exploring finding ways of praying that fit our unique personalities, life situations and spiritual make up, will take place at Bolney House (Marigold Pym's home).
The church will be available for private prayer. Bring your own lunch. Drinks provided.   . .  More Info

Songs of Praise Sunday 24th June at 6pm
Come and choose your favourite hymn - Watch this space for details!
Voting opens next Sunday.   Stay for refreshments afterwards

Grand Prize Draw to culminate on Village Day - Saturday 30th June
We are still in need of generous prizes as this is a major fund-raiser for church projects.
Please let Tim or Sue know what you are able to contribute. Thank you!
Tickets are on sale now!  Please offer your help with sales.

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.

Help on Village Day
Help to sell our raffle tickets on Village Day will be much appreciated please! If you can give us half an hour or more it would be gratefully accepted. Please let Sue know.

The latest Faith in Sussex magazine is available on the table by the door. Please take your free copy.

At our next Breathing Space on 20th May, we have invited Mike Anton, who has taken many photographs of the church both inside and outside, to make a video of the service. This will be done very unobtrusively and eventually an edited version will appear on our website.

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Holding your personal details.
The law on Data Protection changes in the UK from 25th May 2018 and to
conform to the new GDPR legislation we are updating our church contact information.
We would like to continue to have your details so we can communicate with you in a way which has your consent and which is in line with the new law. Your consent must be given individually not as a couple or as a family. Please complete a form and hand to The PCC Secretary - Claire GeorgeThe Street House, The Street,  Bolney.  RH17 5QW
Further information is on our Privacy Notice which can be found on the church noticeboard.
Consent Forms and the Privacy Notice can also be found on our website

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.

Gift Aid
enables us to claim back from HMRC, the tax paid on ALL of your donations. This gives, at no extra cost to yourself, an additional 25p for every £1 donated and provides an invaluable source of income for our Parish Church. If you are a UK taxpayer paying income tax and/or Capital Gains Tax, please complete a Gift Aid Declaration which is available from the Treasurer.
If you use a YELLOW Gift Aid envelope, PLEASE include your name, address and post code.