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November 2015

 

 

A Poem a Day for Advent

 

Advent begins on Sunday 29th November. For many of us it can seem a frantic time, preparing for Christmas with family and friend; for others, it may seem  extra lonely.

Many people would like to carve out time to reflect  during Advent; that’s why I’m  inviting anyone who finds poetry helpful to join us at St Mary’s, Linton, in reading a poem a day, together with a short commentary on each one.  It could take just five minutes, but give plenty of food for thought. There’ll be the opportunity  for readers to meet together to discuss what we got out of the poems.

 

The poems are in a book called "Waiting on the Word" (Canterbury Press, £10.99, available from all book retailers or available at the first meeting) which my husband, Malcolm Guite, has compiled . They come from a wide spectrum of writers and eras. The book’s primary purpose is devotional, for Christians, but not all the poems are explicitly religious, and sympathetic poetry-lovers of other persuasions might well get something out of it, too.  People find Malcolm an engaging speaker and writer, who gets to the roots of a poem’s meaning, and enriches  understanding in an  accessible way.

 

Meetings to discuss the poems will be on Wednesday evenings 7.30 pm in St Mary’s, starting on November 25th when Malcolm will introduce the book before Advent begins . He will also have some copies to sell. Meetings will continue on Wednesdays till  December 16th, with Malcolm able to be with us on December 9th. On the other evenings, we can share our experience of the reading and enrich each other with our own insights.

 

Maggie Guite (Tel. 01223 890 273)

 

All Saints’ Parish Church, Castle Camps

 

The trip to Charterhouse on the 24th of September was a great success. Fifteen of us were welcomed most warmly by the Deputy Master, Robin Isherwood, and given a fantastic historical tour of the house and gardens with tea afterwards. Thank you to all who came and made this a lovely trip and also to Robin for his hospitality. Link to pictures of the trip.

 

The Remembrance Service on the 8th of November is to be conducted at the URC Castle Camps at 10:00, continuing at the War Memorial at 11:00 and then processing to the RAF Memorial. Refreshments will be served afterwards in the village hall. All most welcome to all or some of the service.  LK

 

St. Mary’s Parish Church, Shudy Camps

 

Christmas Coffee Morning – 28th November 10:00 to noon - Who doesn’t love a cuppa and a chat? Well combine both at the St Mary’s Christmas Coffee Morning. The atmosphere is always so friendly and we have some lovely locally made food and crafts.  KK

 

All Saints’ Parish Church, Horseheath

 

Harvest Sunday Lunch – All Saints' welcomed a full house to our Harvest Sunday Lunch in the Village Hall on the 11th October. Many thanks to all our helpers. £474 was raised for the upkeep of our church.

 

November 1st:Sunday Club for children all ages 10.00 to 11.00 in church.

 

November 1st Evensong 18:00 with the Choir from St Marys Linton.

 

November 8th Remembrance Day Service 16:00 in church.

 

November 25th Tea and Chat will be held at the home of Audrie and Alan Bishop, 5 Cornish Close, Horseheath. 14.30 to 16:00 all welcom.

 

A date for your diary, December 12th Festive Coffee Morning 11:00 in church.  PS

 

Church Services

 

November 1 - All Saints' Day

 

Linton

10:00

Holy Communion

MG

 

Horseheath

10:00

Sunday Club

 

18:00

Evensong with the Choir of St Mary's, Linton

LG

November 8 - Trinity 23 (Three before Advent)

 

Castle Camps URC

10:00

Remembrance Service

 

Castle Camps War Memorial

11:00

Remembrance

DK

 

Horseheath

16:00

Remembrance Service

AC

November 15 - Trinity 24 (Two before Advent)

 

Castle Camps

10:00

Holy Communion

MG

November 22 - Christ the King (Next before Advent)

 

Horseheath

10:00

Holy Communion

KJ

November 29 - Advent 1

 

Shudy Camps

10:00

Ecumenical Service

DK

 

December 6 - Advent 2

 

Linton

10:00

Holy Communion

 

 

Horseheath

15:30

Christingle

MG

 

 

 

 

Church Wardens

 

 

 

 

 

All Saints'

Castle Camps

 

St Mary's

Shudy Camps

 

All Saints'

Horseheath

 

 

 

 

 

Mrs Lindi Kent

 

Mr Robert Manning

 

Mrs Pat Smith

01799 584 012

 

01799 584 493

 

01223 892 484

 

 

 

 

 

Mr David Neal

 

Mr Andrew Webb

 

Mrs Judith Jolley

01799 584 264

 

01799 584 489

 

01223 890 786

 

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