Week commencing 20th May 2018

Benefice News


2018                 Diary

3rd June

Bromham Service of Remembering at 15:00

4th June

Interview date for candidates for vicar

10th June

12:30 Bring & Share lunch, Bromham

24th June

Open Door Sunday St Owen’s Church 14:30-17:00

7th July

Bromham Summer Event & Bridge End

14th July

19:30 Joyful Company of Singers & St Mary’s church


Bring and Share lunches

Bring and share lunches

June 10 12:45.p.m. Bring and share at Rusheyford House West end Rd Kempston home of Paula Vennels. If you need transport  contact Anne Tombs 01234 822949

Everyone is welcome at these friendly lunches. For more information ring Anne Tombs 01234 822949


Linkup for people living on their own

We shall be meeting on Thursday  June 14 at 7 Leyside. In July we will be having a meal out. All welcome. More information from Anne Tombs 01234 822949


Vacancy News - two applicants for the post of Vicar have been invited to visit the Benefice on Monday 4 June with selection interviews in the afternoon.  Arrangements for these visits & interviews will be published shortly.


Vacancy update: the post of vicar has being re-advertised.  Shortlisting of applicants has take place on 16th May and the interview date is Monday 4th June.  Please continue to pray for wisdom in those you chose to represent you and discernment of God’s calling in potential candidates.


Hanging baskets for sale

(May & early June) Order your hanging baskets from

Tony Dawson Tel 302286 £12 in aid of St Owen’s Building Fund



St Owen’s Building Fund - Last Lap.  Anyone who can think up ways to raise further funds, either as an individual or as a member of a small group, is asked to check with Edward (826551) or David (407351) to avoid a possible clash of dates.  Many thanks for all your efforts so far. £8000 raised recently. Target now £84,000


St Mary's Church Oakley on Saturday July 14th at 19.30. The Joyful Company of Singers will be performing a programme of English, acapella ,choral music.

Proceeds are for the church organ fund. Reserve your ticket price £14.00 by emailing james-sudworth@sky.com or phoning Hilarie Worley on 01234 262166

Book early, tickets will go fast for this rare opportunity to hear this excellent London based choir.



Vicarage Garden

Volunteers needed to cut grass and cut back bushes. ( During vacancy this is our responsibility to maintain).Please contact Ian Frankish if you can offer to put a few hours in or join the rota for the summer




Services this week






Messy Church - BROMHAM






Messy Church - OAKLEY



Prayer group - St Owen’s Church


Services for Sunday 27th May – Trinity Sunday

We welcome Christine Clark to the Bromham service and John Hinson to Evensong



Parish Eucharist - STAGSDEN


Benefice Eucharist - BROMHAM


Benefice Evensong - OAKLEY