Week commencing 13th October 2019


Harvest  Many thanks for all the contributions to Harvest in the Benefice - decorations in churches, harvest suppers & events and donations to the Tanzania appeal  & Foodbank- the total raised will be announced next week!

Light Party St Owen's and Bromham Baptist Church are working together to hold a Light Party for primary school children on 31st Oct (5-7pm in the Baptist Church) as an alternative to Halloween. We will need help! Please talk to Catherine for more info.


Upcoming Events


Tea party TODAY 4.45pm before Evensong in St Owen’s to celebrate  Derek Hammond’s many years of service as deputy organist, member of the PCC and bell ringer. Please bring a small plate of food to share. More details from Catherine, Di or Edward.


Messy Church for All Tues 15th Oct 3.30- 5.30pm in Oakley Methodist Church


Indian Summer Meal in aid of St Owen’s building fund Tues 15th Oct 6.30pm. Tickets £15 from Edward 826551 or Tessa 340089


Churchyard Working Parties in Bromham on Sat 19th & 26th October. Please do come along and help us continue the work of tidying up the churchyard.


Benefice Youth Group meeting Sunday 20th Oct 2-4pm in St Owen’s to plan for the Youth Led service on 3rd Nov. All children aged 7-14 years from across the Benefice are welcome. Please contact Emma on 07752 816808


Regular events

Link Up A group for people living on their own meeting usually on the second Thursday of the month. Please contact Anne Tombs 822949 or annetombs712@btinternet.com for more info.


 Bring & Share Lunch The next lunch is on Sun Nov 3rd at 13 Quenby Way, Bromham, the home of Sonia & Philip Jackson. More information about Link Up or Bring and Share Lunches: Anne Tombs 01234 822949 or annetombs712@btinternet.com


Coffee Mornings held in Bromham on the first Friday of the month at 11am. For more information call Flora on 822094.


Stagsden Open Door every Tuesday at St Leonard’s Stagsden 3-4.30pm. Join us for refreshments and fellowship.


Prayer Group Thurs 10.30am, The Stables, Bromham Park, Bromham


Foodbank as well as our regular non perishable food collections in St Owen’s for the Bedford Foodbank the charity is also happy to receive cash donations to help fund their ongoing running costs. For cash donations to the Foodbank please use an envelope from the donations box .


Dates for Your Diary

Thurs 31st Oct

Light Party for Primary aged children. Bromham Baptist Church 5-7pm

Sat 2nd Nov

All Souls Service at 4pm in St Owen’s

Sat 30th Nov

Christmas Tree Lighting 5pm at St Mary’s




Services 13th October- Seventeenth Sunday after Trinity


Holy Communion- traditional- Stagsden


Holy Communion-  Bromham


Anglican/ Methodist Service- Oakley


Bromham Brunch- Bromham Primary School


Evensong- Bromham



Services and Events in Church This Week



Messy Church- Bromham



Holy Communion (traditional)-  Bromham Baptist Church



Early Years children visit- Bromham



Open Door- Stagsden



Deanery Chapter Meeting- Oakley



Messy Church- Oakley



Churchyard Working party- Bromham



Services 20th October- Eighteenth Sunday after Trinity


Holy Communion- traditional- Oakley


Holy Communion-  Bromham


Family Worship with Communion- Oakley