Week commencing 11th August 2019


Dates for Your Diary


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.

Sat 28th September

Harvest Supper 6.30pm Stagsden Village Hall

Harvest Supper 7pm Oakley Methodist                   Church

Sat 12th October

Harvest Supper 5.30pm St Owen’s Bromham

Tues 15th October

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



Foundation Governor After 4 years, Emma Harrison has stepped down as Foundation Governor at our church school, Bromham Primary. We now have a vacancy for a Foundation (ie church-appointed) Governor - could this be you? Talk to Judith Denyer, Sarah Smale, Emma or Catherine for more info.

Go Green and help St Owens grow! We are hoping to make 100 eco bags to sell for £2-£5 at Harvest festival.  We need some help to reach our target:

Talk to Frances Bulmer 409916 or Anne Tombs 822949


The recent coffee morning at 7 Leyside raised £40 for the work of Medecins sans Frontieres in Sudan. Thank you!


Upcoming Events


Music and Poetry in St Owen’s Bromham on Sat 24th August at 2.30pm. Georgina Arnold on viola accompanied by David Williams, with poetry by Eileen Whitmore. Tickets £8 adults U16 £4 on the door but please call the office or Edward on 826551 to reserve a place. In aid of St Owen’s Building Project.


Benefice BBQ Bank Holiday Monday 26th August 12.30pm, in the Vicarage garden. Bring your own drinks and garden chair. Tickets £6 adult, £3 child; available from the churchwardens or the Benefice office. Raffle in aid of St Owen’s Building Project – Di would be grateful to receive any donations of raffle  prizes.

Vauxhall Male Voice Choir concert at Bromham Baptist Church: Sat 14th Sept, 2.30pm in aid of St Owen’s Building Project.

Regular events


Link Up A group for people living on their own meeting usually on the second Thursday of the month. The next meet up is on Thurs 8th Aug at 2pm at 7 Leyside, Bromham for Tin Bingo.


Bring & Share Lunch The next lunch will be on Sunday 1st Sept at 7 Leyside, Bromham, home of Anne & Michael Tombs.


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.


Teas in Church every Sunday in St Mary’s, Oakley from 3.30pm- 5pm. Why not go along and enjoy a delicious slice of cake and a cup of tea? To offer your help please contact Hilarie Worley on 01234 262166  or hworley@btinternet.com


Stagsden Open Door is now closed for August and will reopen on Tuesday 3rd Sept 3-4.30pm.


Services for 11th August- Eighth Sunday after Trinity


Holy Communion (traditional)-  Stagsden


Joint Holy Communion- Oakley


Bromham Brunch- Bromham Primary School


Evensong- Bromham


Services this Week






NO Messy Church



Holy Communion (traditional)-  Bromham Baptist Church



NO Messy Church


Services for 18th August- Ninth Sunday after Trinity


Holy Communion- traditional- Oakley


Family Worship with Communion- Oakley


Holy Communion- Bromham