Week commencing 15th September 2019


Deanery Synod Meeting Mon 16th Sept at Bletsoe Village Hall 7.30pm this is an Open meeting and all are welcome.

Harvest Appeal this year our 3 churches will be supporting the Bishop’s appeal ‘Light Up Tanzania’ which aims to install solar panels in around 2500 households to bring them electricity. Any loose cash in the plate over our Harvest Services will be donated. Donations of non perishable food stuffs are also welcomed at all churches in aid of the Bedford Foodbank.

Foundation Governor We have a vacancy for a Foundation (ie church-appointed) Governor at Bromham Primary School - could this be you? Talk to Judith Denyer, Sarah Smale or Catherine for more info.

Go Green and help St Owens grow!

Bags will be on sale at Harvest (price £2-5). Let us know if you want any particular size or colour or any personalisation! Talk to Frances Bulmer 409916 or Anne Tombs 822949


Teas in Church finishes TODAY in St Mary’s, Oakley from 3.30pm- 5pm. Why not go along for one last time this year and enjoy a delicious slice of cake and a cup of tea?


Harvest flowers at St Owen’s decorating of the church will take place on Sat 5th Oct from 10am. Donations for the purchase of flowers will be much appreciated to Margaret Parrott 18 Tudor Close, Bromham


Upcoming Events

Messy Church for All Tues 17th Sept 3.30- 5.30pm at Oakley Methodist Church.

Anglican / Methodist Harvest Supper on 28th Sept at Oakley Methodist Church 7pm.  This year’s menu is shepherd’s pie & veg. If you have dietary requirements please let Hilarie know on 262166. Tickets available soon.


Stagsden Harvest Supper on Sat 28th Sept at 6.30pm in Stagsden Village Hall. Please save the date more details soon!


Bromham Harvest Supper on Sat 12th Oct at 5.30pm in the church once again organised by the Youth Group. Please save the date- more details soon!

Regular events

Link Up A group for people living on their own meeting usually on the second Thursday of the month.


Bring & Share Lunch The next lunch will be on Sunday October 6th at 5 Leyside, Bromham, home of David & Dorothy Williams. 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.


Dates for Your Diary

Tues 17th Sept

Oakley PCC meeting 7.30pm in church

Sun 22nd Sept

Archdeacon  of Bedford, Dave Middleton, will be joining us for our joint service in St Marys Oakley, followed by a bring and share lunch.

Tues 24th Sept

Stagsden PCC meeting 7.30pm venue TBC

Weds 25th Sept

Bromham PCC meeting 7.30pm in church

Tues 15th October

Meal at ‘Indian Summer’ in aid of St Owen’s Building Project



Services 15th September- Thirteenth Sunday after Trinity & Harvest Festival Oakley


Holy Communion- traditional- Oakley


Holy Communion-  Bromham


Family Worship with Communion and Baptism of Mila Forestiero- Oakley


Services and Events in Church This Week



Teas in Church- Oakley



Messy Church- Bromham



Burial of Ashes  Rita Long- Bromham



Holy Communion (traditional)-  Bromham Baptist Church



Open Door- Stagsden



Memorial Service for Betty Clarke- Oakley



Messy Church- Oakley



Prayer Group- Bromham



Services 22nd September- Fourteenth Sunday after Trinity


Holy Communion- traditional- Stagsden


Joint Holy Communion-  Oakley


Evensong- Oakley