Solomon’s Temple

Baptism Preparation
Many people like to bring their children for a service at the beginning of their lives. For some this is a baptism, for others a thanksgiving. We hold monthly preparation sessions for all those interested. Our next session will be today 4.30-5.30pm in Lutterworth Church

A New Small Group
A new small group is just starting at Rosemary and Martin Lowden’s house. There are places available if you would like to join them at 7.30pm on Tuesday 14th October. Call Rosemary on 01455 550813.

Mothers’ Union
Tuesday 14th October
Please note the change of venue from Hazeland Court to St Mary’s House. Still at 2.00pm.

Bereavement Lunch
Wednesday| 15th October at 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.

Service to Remember
Sunday | 26th October at 4.30pm | St Mary’s Lutterworth
A gentle and reflective service when we can remember our lost loved ones. All are welcome. Light refreshments afterwards.

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.

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.

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.

Remembrance Sunday Service
Sunday 9th November at 10.45am | St Mary’s, Lutterworth
As ever it would be great for the singing in this special service to be led by our wonderful choir. This is open to anyone who sings and would like to come along. We will be holding a practice in Lutterworth Church on Wednesday 5th November from 7pm to 8.30pm. If you would like more details please contact Dawn tel. 07531 841826.

Charities and Voluntary Action in Lutterworth Open Day
Saturday 8th November | Wycliffe Memorial Methodist Church
Drop in between 10.00am and 4.00pm to find out more about local charities and voluntary groups, how they could help you and opportunities for volunteering.

Is God Anti-Gay?
Wednesday | 12th November 8pm to 9.30pm | Knighton Evangelical Church, Leicester
Sam Alberry will be speaking on the highly topical, and pastorally sensitive subject of human sexuality. There is no charge for this event. Call the Church Office if you are interested.

Lutterworth Choral Society
Saturday 15th November 7.30pm | 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. There will also be a charity Carol Concert with the Lutterworth Town Band on Sunday 14th Dec at 6.30 in Lutterworth Church.

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 and return it by Sunday 19th October. If you have any questions speak to Ruth in the Church Office tel 01455 558797

Foodbank Distribution
Tuesday | 1pm | St Mary’s, Lutterworth
Friday | 10am | St Mary’s, Lutterworth

The Lutterworth and Villages foodbank is open on Tuesday and Friday each week and provides emergency food and support to local people in crisis. For further information contact the Church Office – 01455 558797. If you would like to contribute to the Foodbank, especially needed at the moment are: instant mashed potatoes, fruit juice, uht milk, sponge puddings, savoury and 500g packets of sugar.

Don’t forget Harvest Festival!

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.

News in the Pews – 15th September 2014

CAP Debt Centre Launch
Sunday 14th September St Mary’s Lutterworth
On Sunday we will officially launch our debt centre with the congregation, community and press. Our guest speaker will be Katie Johnson from CAP.

Bereavement Lunch
Tuesday |16th Sept 12 noon prompt-1.30pm| St Mary’s, Lutterworth
Have you found yourself on your own in the last 12 months? If so, please come along to this lunch to 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.

Daily Prayer
Weekdays | 9.00am | St Mary’s, Lutterworth
You would be welcome to ioin us for a quiet service each morning Monday through to Thursday to give our lives to God and trust Him in all circumstances.

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.

Little Acorns
Monday | 10am -11.30am | St Mary’s, Lutterworth
Little Acorns will meet in Lutterworth Church from 10am. To learn more about Little Acorns why not visit our facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/lutterworthlittleacorns or just come along.

Foodbank
The Lutterworth and Villages foodbank is open on Tuesday and Friday each week and provides emergency food and support to local people in crisis. For further information contact the Church Office – 01455 558797. If you would like to contribute to the Foodbank, especially needed at the moment are: tinned and instant potatoes, fruit juice, uht milk, custard, sponge puddings, savoury biscuits (eg cream crackers), toilet rolls and soap.

Messy Church
Sunday| 21st September 4.30-6.00| St Mary’s, Lutterworth.
We do need some more help, and because we have refined the way we ask for volunteers, we hope it will be easier for you to find a role that is suitable. There is a sign-up sheet on the notice board at the back of Lutterworth Church. If you have any questions please chat to Gareth, tel 07425 137408

Alpha Course
A 10 week course beginning on Thursday 2nd October for everyone wanting to explore questions of faith and the meaning of life. If you or anyone you know is interested in taking part in the Alpha Course please speak to Charlie or ring Graham Thomas tel 07801 439879.

Come and Sing Hymns
Friday | 3rd October 7.00-8.30pm|St. Mary’s, Lutterworth
Share in the joy of worshipping God as we sing hymns old and new. Everyone of all ages very welcome.

Summer Club Reunion
Saturday |18th October from 1pm to 4pm | Lutterworth College
We are looking for people to help at this exciting event. Whether you have helped at the Summer Club or not you are most welcome to come along to this celebration. We are always trying to grow the team we have so if you are interested do come and have a chat with me. Gareth 07425 137408

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

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.