Benefice Calendar

April

Monday 1st April 20197:00pmFull Practice for Stainer's Crucifixion
Tuesday 2nd April 20192:00pmLent Conversations - On the Third Day
Part three of our Lent Conversations based on the York Course "On the Third Day". Through our discussions, we'll be rekindling the glow of the resurrection and exploring how we can live as Easter people. Takes place at 67 Overstone Road, Sywell. This session will be led by Revd Katrina.
Thursday 4th April 20199:30amMears Ashby - School in church
Rehearsal for Easter Service. Pupils and teachers only.
7:00pmMears Ashby - APCM
For PCC and church members. Annual Church Meeting to sign off the church accounts and elect role holders. Takes place in the Village Hall.
Friday 5th April 20199:15amMears Ashby - School's Easter Service
Easter Service in church led by pupils of Mears Ashby CEVA Primary School. Parents, grandparents and carers welcome to attend, as are villagers. 9.15am for 9.30am service.
2:00pmSywell - Values Worship
Saturday 6th April 201910:00amMears Ashby - Coffee Morning
In the village hall. Come along and enjoy a relaxing cuppa and a chat with your friends, and browse our stalls. Proceeds go to church funds.
Sunday 7th April 20199:00amHardwick - Holy Communion with hymns
Holy Communion service led by Revd Katrina with well-known and loved hymns. Come and join us. All are welcome!
10:30amSywell & Overstone APCM
In church, before the 11am service
11:00amSywell - Holy Communion with songs and hymns
Holy Communion service led by Revd Katrina. With worship songs and well-known hymns. Children go out to continue their worship in the village hall and return in time to join in the Lord's Supper.
Monday 8th April 20197:00pmSywell - Choir Practice
In Church. For Youth and Adult Choirs Members.
7:00pmFull Practice for Stainer's Crucifixion
Tuesday 9th April 20197:00pmHardwick - APCM
For PCC and church members. Annual Church Meeting to sign off the church accounts and elect role holders. Takes place in the village hall.
Wednesday 10th April 20197:30pmFellowship Evening
Enjoy an evening of looking at the Bible together through relaxed, very informal and informative discussion. We also enjoy wine and nibbles! Takes place at 95 Main Road, Wilby, NN8 2UB.
Saturday 13th April 201910:00amHardwick - Coffee Morning
In the church hall. Come along and enjoy a relaxing cuppa and a chat with your friends, and browse our stalls. Proceeds to church funds.
Sunday 14th April 20199:00amHardwick - Morning Worship
Family service led by church members, with songs and hymns. All are welcome. Do come and join us.
11:00amOverstone - Palm Sunday service
Palm Sunday service with Lilac the Donkey and palm crosses. For children of ages from 0 to 100-plus. Led by Revd Katrina with input from children, young people and adults. Come and join us. All are welcome!
6:00pmEarls Barton - Stainer's Crucifixon
We invite you to come and listen to Stainer's Crucifixion sung by choirs from across Wellingborough Deanery. It is an inspirational and moving way to journey with Christ as Good Friday and the cross draw ever closer. Takes place in All Saints Church, High Street, Earls Barton - NN6 0JG.
Monday 15th April 20197:30pmHardwick - Compline
A simple and reflective service of Night Prayer for Holy Week with a hymn. Led by Lynda Denny and Tony Edwards.
Tuesday 16th April 20192:00pmLent Conversations - On the Third Day
Part four of our Lent Conversations based on the York Course "On the Third Day". Through our discussions, we'll be rekindling the glow of the resurrection and exploring how we can live as Easter people. Takes place at 67 Overstone Road, Sywell. This session will be led by Revd Katrina with Jane & Paul Groom.
7:30pmMears Ashby - Compline
A simple and reflective service of Night Prayer for Holy Week with a hymn. Led by Kate Payne and Caroline Napier.
Wednesday 17th April 20197:30pmSywell - Reflective Service
A short reflective service with readings, poems and creative prayer resources. Come and experience more deeply Christ's journey to the cross. All are welcome.
Thursday 18th April 20197:30pmMears Ashby - Holy Communion on Maundy Thursday
Holy Communion service to celebrate the Last Supper when Christ washed his disciples' feet and gave them bread and wine to remember his impending sacrifice. At the end of the service, there will be the opportunity - if you wish - to join in an hour's vigil.
Friday 19th April 201910:00amOverstone - Messy Easter
We invite you to come to our Messy Easter service at Overstone church. We'll be exploring the life-changing events of Holy Week and the meaning of Easter through craft activities, creative prayers, readings and songs. Enjoy hot cross buns and other snacks. Do come and join us, and invite friends and family too!
12:30pmHardwick - Soup Lunch
We invite you to join us for a delicious lunch of homemade soup and bread rolls. Takes place in the village hall. Why not stay on for our reflective Good Friday service in church.
2:00pmHardwick - An Hour by the Cross
A reflective service of Good Friday hymns, readings and reflections. Spend time with us contemplating the cross and its meaning for our lives. Takes place in church.
Sunday 21st April 20198:00amHardwick - Easter Communion with hymns
Christ is risen! Alleluia! Easter Communion led by Revd Katrina with well-known and loved Easter hymns. Come and join us. All are welcome!
9:30amMears Ashby - Easter Communion with hymns
Christ is risen! Alleluia! Easter Communion led by Revd Katrina with well-known and loved Easter hymns. Come and join us. All are welcome!
11:00amSywell - Easter Communion with songs and hymns
Christ is risen! Alleluia! Easter Communion led by Revd Katrina with well-known and loved Easter songs and hymns. Come and join us. All are welcome!
Tuesday 23rd April 20196:30pmSywell - St. George's Day Supper
Enjoy a supper of sausage and mash at Sywell Village Hall to celebrate St. George's Day. Contact Sharon Hammond on 07803 367439 for more details and offers of assistance. Doors open at 6.30pm. Supper served at 7pm.
Wednesday 24th April 20197:30pmFellowship Evening
Enjoy an evening of looking at the Bible together through relaxed, very informal and informative discussion. We also enjoy wine and nibbles! Takes place at 95 Main Road, Wilby, NN8 2UB
Sunday 28th April 20199:00amMears Ashby - Holy Communion with hymns
Holy Communion service led by Revd Katrina with well-known and loved hymns). Come and join us. All are welcome!
11:00amOverstone - Family Communion
Family Communion led by Revd Katrina with input from children, young people and adults. A service designed for all the family. Come and join us. All are welcome!
6:00pmHardwick - Evensong with hymns
A traditional BCP Evensong service with well-known hymns. Come and worship God as the day draws to a close in the beautifully poetic and familiar words of Evensong.
Tuesday 30th April 20192:00pmEaster Conversations - On the Third Day
Part five of our Lent and Easter Conversations based on the York Course "On the Third Day". Through our discussions, we'll be rekindling the glow of the resurrection and exploring how we can live as Easter people. Takes place at 67 Overstone Road, Sywell. This session will be led by Revd Katrina.
2:30pmMears Ashby - Funeral Service
Funeral service for the late Mrs Margaret Pierpoint in All Saints Church, Mears Ashby followed by committal in the churchyard.