Sunday 6th February 2022 Fourth Sunday before Lent

This Sunday we have five in-person services:

8am Nayland Holy Communion, 10am Polstead Holy Communion, 10am Leavenheath Village Hall First Sunday, 10am Wiston Morning Praise, 6.30pm Stoke Evensong. Masks should be worn at all church services.

The link below will take you the worship page of St. Edmundsbury Cathedral  where you will find the times and links to their online services (and service sheets), which can also be accessed through their Facebook page.

Notices and Diary Dates

EVENING PRAYER via ZOOM We had a lovely service on zoom last Sunday. Please spread the word around you that we will do it once a month, usually on the fourth Sunday of the month, and that it is a wonderful opportunity to catch up with those who cannot come to church.   
IMPORTANT NOTICE   St James’s Church Nayland and the churchyard, will be closed all day on Friday 11th February.   This is a safety precaution while contractors carry our major tree work in the churchyard.   
EVERY Wednesday 10-12noon Coffee/tea is served in St James’ Nayland.  Do pop in and enjoy a hot drink, delicious cakes and a chat.
The newly formed Constable String Quartet will be playing on Sat 19 February in The Old Chapel, Nayland 7pm for 7.30pm.  Pieces played from Haydn ‘The Lark’ and Schubert ‘Death and The Maiden’.  Tickets £15 available from or from John Partridge tel: 263733.   In aid of St James’s Church and the Royal Society of Musicians.  Wine will be available.

The Pew Sheet can be found here
Weekly Pew Sheet

This week’s readings can be found here

I’m sorry there is no Children’s Worksheet this week, there has been a change in the publisher’s permission to use this content, hopefully this will be resolved soon.

Community pantry & Financial Assistance Fund

Thank you for all the items generously donated to the community pantry. Currently, we do not need any more tinned tomatoes or beans. But we do need fresh veg and fruit, long-life milk, butter, cereal, tea and instant coffee, toiletries, toilets rolls and cleaning materials, also pasta, rice, tinned tomatoes, sugar, tinned fruit, crisps and cereal. 

Please keep spreading the word that this is a resource for anyone in our villages, whether their need is occasional or regular. There is also a fund for those in need of financial assistance, perhaps with school uniforms and shoes, essential or unexpected bills. Please do feel free to contact Rev Val Armstrong who can assist you in complete confidentiality, Tel: 01206262812 Email: It is also possible to have a delivery arranged for those unable to get to the Community Pantry in Nayland, again please contact Rev Val about this.

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