Week commencing 24th March 2019

Lent Groups:

Electoral Roll 2019

Many thanks to those who have returned their forms. If you still need to do so please note the closing date below:-

Oakley- Sunday 31st March


2019 Diary


Tue 26th Mar

Stagsden APCM 7.30pm Upper Room, Village Hall, Stagsden. All Welcome.

Sun 7th Apr

Bromham APCM in St Owen's at 11.30 after Family Worship with communion. Followed by bring and share lunch.

Fri 19th Apr

Good Friday Children’s Workshop 10am -12 noon St Owen’s

Mon 22nd Apr

St Owen’s will be open 11.30am4pm for lunches, refreshments, stalls and a raffle in aid of the Building Fund

Tue 30th Apr

Oakley APCM 7.15pm St Mary’s church, Oakley


Join the C of E’s LentPilgrim journey for daily reflections see posters or visit www.churchofengland.org/lent


Frugal Lunch at St Mary’s, Oakley raised £305 for Christian Aid, thanks to all who attended and especially to those who provided the delicious soups.


Lent Appeal This year we are supporting ‘40 pence for 40 days’ an appeal by Bedford Foodbank. Collect 40p a day in a jam jar through Lent; by Easter you will have enough to support a family in crisis this Easter. #40for40


Your PCC Needs YOU! With the APCMs upon us (Stagsden’s is this Tuesday at 7.30pm in the Upper room  of the Village Hall, Stagsden) please can you consider  whether you can give some time  to join the Parochial Church Council at your church. Please do chat to Rev Catherine or Rev Di or to the existing PCC members. 


Christian Aid Lent Lunch (soup & bread) at St. Paul’s church, Bedford on Friday, 5th April at 12 noon.  Rev. Andy Godfrey will be speaking about the work of Christian Aid.  Min donation of £5, please tel St Paul’s on 01234 340163 if you wish to attend.


Bring & Share Lunch Our next lunch is on Sun 7th Apr in St Owen’s after the APCM. More information from Anne Tombs tel 01234 822949 e mail annetombs712@btinternet.com


Link Up A group for people living on their own meeting usually on the second Thursday of the month at 7 Leyside, Bromham. Our next meeting is on 18th April and will be Easter Craft.  More information from  Anne Tombs 01234 822949. Please note the change of date.


Easter Cards for Bromham village residents are in church today for you to collect if you have been kind enough to offer to be a delivery person again. Please get in touch with Sarah in the office of you have any issues and many thanks.


Good Friday Children’s Workshop 19th April 10am to 12 noon in St Owen’s. Crafts and activities for children. £3 entry. All children to be accompanied please. More information from Rene on 07411 022278


On Easter Monday St Owen’s will be open for the viewing of flowers, lunches, refreshments and stalls from 11.30am to 4pm Mon 22 Apr; all in aid of the Building Fund. Donations of raffle prizes would be appreciated to Frances at 74 Woodland Dr, Bromham


Foodbank. The Bedford Foodbank have advised that they are short  of tinned puddings, tinned spaghetti hoops, washing up liquid, laundry tablets, multi-purpose cleaning spray, shower gel, shampoo and nappies (sizes 4&5) .  Please place donations in the boxes in St Owen’s.


Services for 24th March- Third Sunday of Lent


Holy Communion- traditional- Stagsden


Holy Communion- Bromham


Evensong- Oakley


Services this week






Messy Church - Bromham



Holy Communion- traditional-  Bromham Baptist Church



Messy Church- Oakley



Prayer Group-Lent Course 129 Stagsden Rd, Bromham


Services for 31st March- Mothering Sunday


Holy Communion- Bromham


Anglican/ Methodist Family Worship- Oakley


Family Worship and Baptism of Henry Gibbs- Bromham


Songs of Praise- Stagsden