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From the Rector: Sunday 26th January 2020

Welcome Dear friends A very warm welcome to this service, wherever you are worshipping in the Langtree Team Ministry area. May the glorious light of Christ shine upon us and our communities. Please remember in your prayers your local school, both staff, pupils and governors. Having a school in a village is something we too easily take for granted, as like all…

From the Rector: Saturday 19th January 2020

Welcome Dear friends, A huge welcome to this service, wherever you are worshipping in the Langtree Team ministry area. May Christ the Light shine upon us in the revealing of his glory. It is the time of year when committees get under way again; Checkendon Church council are meeting at The Old Rectory on Wed 22nd at 8pm.  Stoke Row Church Council…

From the Rector: Sunday 12th January 2020

Welcome Dear friends, A warm welcome to this service, wherever you are worshipping in the Langtree Team ministry area this morning. May the joy of the Christ Child be with us all. We are now in the season of Epiphany, when for four weeks, until Candlemas on 2nd Feb, we remember the revealing of Christ to Israel, and the world, in both…

From the Rector: Sunday 22nd Decmber 2019

Welcome Dear friends, A very warm welcome to our worship today in the Langtree Team Ministry churches. A particular welcome if you are visiting, or have come to stay with friends or family for the Christmas season. May the joy of the Christ-child be with us all, as Advent draws to a close and Christmas dawns. The staff team – Linda, Angela,…

From the Rector: Sunday 15th Decmber 2019

Welcome Dear friends A very warm welcome to you to our worship on this third Sunday of Advent. A particular welcome to any visitors and those who are with us for the first time. May the joyful hope of Jesus Christ be with us all. Christmas Services Christmas and Advent Services throughout the remainder of the month are included inside in a…

From the Rector: Sunday 8th December 2019

Welcome Dear friends, A very warm welcome to this service on this second Sunday of Advent. Today we remember the witness of the prophets of old, who looked forward to God’s coming and the birth of the Messiah. Events This coming Friday evening St John’s Stoke Row invites you to a festive bingo event at Stoke Row Village Hall, from 7pm. Then…

From the Rector: Advent Sunday 2019

Welcome Dear friends, A very warm welcome to this service. Today is Advent Sunday, and we are now officially allowed by the church to turn our eyes towards Christmas, and to begin to prepare our hearts for the coming of our Lord and Saviour. The season’s colour is purple, to remind us that it is a time of fasting and making ready.…

From the Rector: Sunday 24th Nov 2019

Welcome Dear friends A very warm welcome to this service, wherever you are worshipping in the Langtree Team Ministry area. May Christ The King reign in our hearts and lives. (This is the “new” name for the Sunday next before Advent…..or, in old money “stir up Sunday” – so called because of the phrase in the collect for the day. In that…

From the Rector: Sunday 17th November 2019

Welcome Dear friends A special welcome to this service, wherever you are worshipping this morning in the Langtree Team ministry area. May the love and peace of Jesus Christ be with us all. A special welcome to those who are visiting friends and family, or worshipping with us for the first time. In particular at Checkendon we welcome those coming to support…

From the Rector: Sunday 10th November 2019

Welcome Dear friends, A warm welcome to worship on this Remembrance Sunday. It is our annual reminder that our freedoms are hard won, costly, and that they should not be taken for granted. Each of our communities made deep sacrifices to ensure that we could live without tyranny. Let us pray for all those who continue to serve our country and community;…