Welcome to the Parish of Exning with Landwade

 

St Martin's Church Exning

St Philip's and St Etheldreda's Church, Newmarket (St P and E)

St Nicholas Church, Landwade

SERVICES IN THE PARISH

17th October – Trinity 20

9.30 am

Family Service

St Philip and St Etheldreda

11 am

Communion

St Martin

24th October – Last Sunday after Trinity (Bible Sunday)

9.30 am

Communion

St Philip and St Etheldreda

9.30 am

Soundbites

Breakfast from 9.30 am

Worship from 10 am

Exning Community Church Hall

12.00

Baptism of Harry

St Martins

 

On most Wednesdays there is also a 10 am Communion Service at St Marys Church Newmarket and a live-streamed service at 6.30 pm 

 

PRAYER REQUESTS

Please remember:

David, Nicole, Avril, Sue, Ann, Vera, Richard, Sarah, Dawn and family, Michael, Bridget, Ann, Tom and Emma who have particularly requested prayer at this time 

The families and friends of those who have died recently, particularly those mourning Beryl Keen. 

Charlotte who has recently been baptised and Harry who will be baptised later this month.

 

 

Events for week commencing October 10th and 17th

 

Day

Date

Time

Event

Location

Contact

Wednesday

13th

8 pm

MBC Electric Guitars

Exning Community Church Hall

Clive Hook/

John Saville

Saturday

16th

7.30 pm

Royal British Legion Concert

St Martin

Mike Lovegrove

Monday

18th

2 pm

Out and About

Exning Community Church Hall

Sarah Price

Wednesday

20th

10 am

Bible Study

By Zoom

John Pascall

Wednesday

20th

8 pm

Singing for Fun

Exning Community Church Hall

John Saville

Saturday

23rd

from

10 am

St Martins Church tidy-up

St Martin

John Pascall

 

NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS AND INFORMATION - FOR MORE NOTICES PLEASE SEE CURRENT/FUTURE EVENTS PAGE

 

NEWS FROM ST PHILIPS AND ST ETHELDREDA The good news - it is no longer necessary to book to attend services at the church. The bad news - at the request of Newmarket Hospital, the gate from the hospital car park to the church is now locked. There is limited parking beside the church garden, but otherwise please park in St Fabians Close or the leisure centre carpark on the opposite side of Exning Road.

ALL SOULS SERVICE Our All Souls Service is to be held at 3.00pm on Sunday 31 October at St Martin's and all are welcome. If you have someone you would like to have remembered by name during the service, please enter their name on the list provided at the back of the church. Even if you are unable to be with us their name will be included. Revd. Peter Gill

CONCERT IN AID OF THE ROYAL BRITISH LEGION AND NEWMARKET TOWN BAND To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the establishment of The Royal British Legion, Newmarket Town Band will be performing a concert "Last Night of the Proms" in St Martins Church at 7.30 pm on Saturday 16th October. Attendance is free with a retiring collection. For further information please contact Mike Lovegrove.

ST MARTINS CHURCH TIDY-UP 23rd October 2021 We will be tidying the church with a particular focus on the area at the bottom of the tower. At the same time, we will be moving the chairs from the chancel back into the Lady Chapel and re-establishing the child-friendly area. All help welcome please. Thank you John Pascall

KEY AUDIT Our insurers require us to keep a list of all key-holders for our churches. It is several years since we last updated this list and since I now have no spare keys for St Martins Church, there must be a lot more keys in circulation than we have recorded. Therefore, could you please indicate to me by the end of October whether you have a key to either St Martins or St Philips and St Etheldredas churches. If you have a key you no longer use, would you please give it back to me. Thank you. John Pascall

AVRIL COOPER Avril will be 100 on October 15th. I am in regular contact with her son Sandy and can provide information to anyone who wants to know more about how she is doing. Please note that visits to the Home are only for family at present. I hope that lots of people will send her birthday cards addressed to Kingfisher House, St Fabian’s Close CB8 0EJ. Colin McCarty

MBC “Singing for Fun”- Songs by the Beatles on Wednesday October 20th at 8 pm in Exning Community Church Hall (ECCH) For the song list see: http://www.musicbuildscommunities.org/evening_fun_singing.html#songsTo pay for room hire we are re-introducing a small charge, a donation of £2. The format will be the same as usual with words provided on a (large) screen and music provided on acoustic guitars. The session will last 90 minutes including a break for refreshments. We hope that you will want to join with others on the evening, We recognise that people have different concerns about the spread of Covid. Obviously, if you test positive for Covid, or have symptoms, you shouldn’t attend. Out of respect for the concerns of others, you may wish to consider wearing a mask as you enter, leave, and are not singing ....... and possibly perform a test before coming. If you have any concerns or questions please do not hesitate to contact me by email or phone (07968-912046) John Saville

OUT AND ABOUT is for those who have been worried about mixing with others. It will be on Monday 18th October at ECCH from 2pm-4pm. Tables at a 2m distance, servers wear masks and bring drinks to the tables, doors and windows kept open. All tables and tablecloths wiped clean before and after each session. Drinks, biscuits and occasionally cakes are all free. For more information please contact Sarah Price on 07762 282103

PILGRIMAGE TO ELY CATHEDRAL 21ST OCTOBER Fr Jeremy is leading a pilgrimage to Ely Cathedral leaving Newmarket 11.am for Holy Communion at the High Altar in the cathedral at 12.10pm. Following that your time is your own except for a visit to St Etheldreda’s Roman Catholic church where some of the saint’s bones are housed, we are just waiting for confirmation of timing. We will then return to the cathedral at 3.30pm for Benediction There is a free piano recital in the cathedral at 1pm, or you may wish to join one of the guided tours.We can book you in for lunch at the cathedral or you can make your own arrangements. We really need an idea of numbers to decide if we need to hire a coach or if we are happy to car share. Fr Max will be officiating at Benediction and will be bringing some of his flock to join us. Please let Janet Ramsay-Helie know if you are interested ASAP. ramsayhelie@ntlworld.com 01638 603489/ 07759679426

A MESSAGE FROM ALAN BALCOMB. For the past 15-16 years, I have been in charge/responsible for the bell ringers/the bells/tower/and church clock. Now in my 82nd year, and a wife who is not in good health, I have decided to relinquish my duties to other parties. This will happen at the end of the year. My fellow ringers are aware of the situation and will now decide on a way forward. The person appointed to be clock minder does not necessarily need to have a ringing background but will need to be aware of safety related to the bells. I will still be around to assist and give guidance as and when required. I will, of course, continue to ring the bells, as I have done for the last 66 years, or so. I wish whosoever takes over the reins every success. Regards, Alan Balcomb.

 

FOODBANK UPDATE A message from Dr Tony White. Whilst we are well stocked with many things, we do currently have severe shortages of the following items: Long life semi-skimmed milk; Small bags of granulated sugar; Tinned meats (especially easy to prepare such as curries, stews, chilli con carne); Custard (tinned or instant packets); Rice pudding (tinned); Sweet biscuits.

Any help would be gratefully received - at the foodbank or contact me if that is not convenient - I am happy to receive donations at home. I am also aware that it is some time since I updated my contact list - if any changes are needed or if you think I have omitted someone please let me know.

 

 

 

PRINCIPAL PARISH CONTACTS

Title

name

telephone

Priest in Charge

Revd John Hardy

01638 660729

Distinctive Deacon

Revd Cheryl Belding

07801 499179

Parish Safeguarding Officer

John Pascall

01638 578372/ 07985 791524

Churchwarden

Derek Bryant

01638 577581 / 07706 749611

Churchwarden

John Pascall

01638 578372 / 07985 791524

 

For additional contacts please see the contacts page