Don’t forget Harvest Festival!

This week we have a special service for Harvest in Lutterworth (10.45am) and Cotesbach (11.00am). Please bring your gifts for the Foodbank to either of the services.

Choral Evensong
Sunday 5th October, 4.30pm
If you’d like to sing in the choir for this service, just turn up at 3.00pm for the rehearsal. (Choir Dress code: white shirt, black trousers/skirt.)

Autumn Naturewatch
Saturday |11th October 1pm-4pm | St Mary’s Lutterworth
Come along to Lutterworth Churchyard for this family event which is full of exciting crafts and activities. Tickets cost £2.50 each (max. £10 per family) and are available from the Church Office, Oh Lovely or J Wells. If you are able to make some cakes or help us on the day please speak to Sharon on 01455 552449.

A New Small Group
Tuesdays, 7.30pm
A new small group is just starting at Rosemary and Martin Lowdon’s house. There are places available if you would like to join them at 7.30pm on Tuesday 7th October. tel Rosemary on 01455 550813.

Alpha Course
Thursdays | 7.00pm |St Mary’s Lutterworth
This 10 week course runs on Thursday evening at 7.00pm in Lutterworth Church for everyone wanting to explore questions of faith and the meaning of life. We share a meal, listen to a talk and discuss the big questions of life. If you or anyone you know is interested in taking part in the Alpha Course please speak to Charlie or Graham Thomas (tel 07801 439879).

Bereavement Lunch
Wednesday| 15th October 12noon| St Mary’s, Lutterworth
Have you found yourself on your own in the last 12 months? If so, please come along to this lunch in Lutterworth Church and meet others in a similar position. We share friendship over a meal followed by a short time of mutual support. Please contact Mollie Toye on 01455 552084 for more details.

Bereavement Training
Saturday| 1st November 9.30am-4.30pm|St. Mary’s Lutterworth
This professional training session is open to all. Cost will be £10 per person. Please contact Mollie Toye on 01455 552084 for more details.

Is God Anti-Gay?
Wednesday 12th November 8pm to 9.30pm| Knighton Evangelical Church, Leicester
Sam Allberry will be speaking on the highly topical, and pastorally sensitive subject of human sexuality. There is no charge for this event. Please email rob@houghtonchurch.co.uk if you are interested in this. There is a charge of £5 for the fish and chip dinner and you MUST book this in advance.

Christmas Shoebox Appeal
We are again taking part in the Link to Hope Christmas Shoebox Appeal for poor families in Eastern Europe. It would be wonderful if as many people as possible could take part this year. It can be fun to see how many items you can fit into the shoebox! Leaflets with full details are available at the back of all three churches. You can fill a box for a family or for an elderly person. Please bring completed boxes back to church by Sunday 2nd November at the latest, so that they can be collected and dispatched in time for Christmas. If you have any queries please contact John and Pam Maxey on 01455 552869.

Benefice Directory
We are in the process of creating a directory. If you would like to be included please complete a form which is available in our three churches today. If you have any questions speak to Ruth in the Church Office tel 01455 558797

Book of Remembrance
We need someone with calligraphy skills and tools to write new entries in our Remembrance Book in Lutterworth Church. If you are interested in this opportunity please speak to Ruth in the Church Office tel 01455 558797

Sign Up to Serve Forms
There are many opportunities for you to become more involved in the work of the Church. Forms are available at the back of Lutterworth Church. Please complete a form and put it in the box provided or return it to the Church Office.

Lutterworth Choral Society
Saturday 15th November 7.30pm at Lutterworth Church
Nevermore a concert to commemorate the 100th anniversary of WW1. The concert will include Fauré’s Requiem and The Armed Man Mass for Peace by Karl Jenkins. 7 There will also be a charity Carol Concert with the Lutterworth Town Band on Sunday 14th Dec at 6.30 in Lutterworth Church.

Church Weekend Away
29th to 31st May 2015 | Lindors Country House |Gloucestershire
At the back of your Church you will find a booking form and information on the room options for Lindors Country House in the Wye Valley. If you have any questions about the weekend please speak to Rosemary or Dawn. Please be aware that bookings need to be received by the Church Office no later than Friday 31st October.