Sunday 13th March Second Sunday of Lent

This Sunday we have five in person services: 9:30am Leavenheath Morning Prayer, 9:30am Polstead Holy Communion, 11:15am Nayland Sung Holy Communion, 11:15am Stoke Holy Communion, 4pm Wiston Evening Prayer. Masks are no longer required, but are still recommended for the time being.

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. https://st.edscathedral.org/worship

Notices and Diary Dates
JOIN THE LENT COURSE  – WE WELCOME YOU ALL TO JOIN A LENT COURSE
Session 1     Tues 22nd March 10am and 7pm
The Chronology of the Bible
Session 2     Tues 29th March 10am and 7pm   
The Sources and Difficulty of Translation of the Bible
Session 3      Tuesday 5th April 10am and 7pm
The Bible and the Cultural Context
Venue: TBC         Please contact Stéphane if you would like to join.
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.
Safeguarding for Church Volunteers.  Jane Addis is
organising a Safeguarding Training Session in St Mary’s Church, Stoke, on Monday 14th March 10am.  Coffee available at 9.45am.   It will last approx.1 hour.  There are 24 places so please book in with Jane via  addis22@aol.com.  She will be offering another session at a later date.
From Monday 7th March we will be holding a short weekly Holy Communion service in St James’ Nayland at 10am.  All are welcome!  We would also like to start running a baby/toddler group in the church after the communion service to give parents and carers the opportunity to meet and relax over a cup of coffee in the church.  If you would be able to help with refreshments and a warm welcome
please get in touch w
Stéphane or Helen Schalin (07717 766683

The Pew Sheet can be found here
Weekly Pew Sheet

This week’s readings can be found here

https://naylandchurches.files.wordpress.com/2022/03/readings_march-13-2022.docx

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: mrsvarmstrong@hotmail.com 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.

Sunday 6th March First Sunday of Lent

This Sunday we have five in-person services:

8am Nayland Holy Communion, 9:30am Leavenheath VH First Sunday, 9:30am Wiston Morning Praise, 11:15am Polstead Holy Communion, 6pm Stoke Evening Praise. Masks are no longer required, but are still recommended for the time being.

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. https://st.edscathedral.org/worship

Notices and Diary Dates
JOIN THE LENT COURSE  – WE WELCOME YOU ALL TO JOIN A LENT COURSE
Session 1     Tues 22nd March 10am and 7pm
The Chronology of the Bible
Session 2     Tues 29th March 10am and 7pm   
The Sources and Difficulty of Translation of the Bible
Session 3      Tuesday 5th April 10am and 7pm
The Bible and the Cultural Context
Venue: TBC         Please contact Stéphane if you would like to join.
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.
Safeguarding for Church Volunteers.  Jane Addis is
organising a Safeguarding Training Session in St Mary’s Church, Stoke, on Monday 14th March 10am.  Coffee available at 9.45am.   It will last approx.1 hour.  There are 24 places so please book in with Jane via  addis22@aol.com.  She will be offering another session at a later date.
From Monday 7th March we will be holding a short weekly Holy Communion service in St James’ Nayland at 10am.  All are welcome!  We would also like to start running a baby/toddler group in the church after the communion service to give parents and carers the opportunity to meet and relax over a cup of coffee in the church.  If you would be able to help with refreshments and a warm welcome
please get in touch w
Stéphane or Helen Schalin (07717 766683

The Pew Sheet can be found here
Weekly Pew Sheet

This week’s readings can be found here

Chttps://naylandchurches.files.wordpress.com/2022/03/readings_march-6-2022.docx

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: mrsvarmstrong@hotmail.com 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.

Sunday 27th February Sunday before Lent

This Sunday we have four in-person services:

10am Nayland Holy Communion, 10am Leavenheath Holy Communion, 10am Stoke Morning Prayer, 6pm Zoom Evening Prayer. Masks are no longer required, but are still recommended for the time being.

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. https://st.edscathedral.org/worship

Notices and Diary Dates
TODAY! EVENING PRAYER VIA ZOOM
do join us tonight at 6pm. Log in details are
Meeting ID: 746 2385 7204       Password: ZJJmd4

JOIN THE LENT COURSE  – Details to be notified soon.
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.
ASH WEDNESDAY SERVICE 2ND MARCH
11am St Matthews, Leavneheath
7pm St James’s, Nayland
There is a NEW SUNDAY AND DAILY SERVICE ROTA commencing NEXT WEEK in March.  Please keep your pew sheets to hand or look for the yellow ‘monthly’ notices
appearing in your church and around your villages soon.
 
WEEKDAY & SATURDAY SERVICES
The following services will be held in the churches every week.
   Mondays     10am     HC    Nayland followed by Toddler Group
Tuesdays   8.30am MP    Leavenheath
Weds           8.30am MP    Wiston
Thursdays  8.30am MP    Nayland    
                     10am    HC    Stoke
Fridays       6pm       EP    Stoke
Saturdays  6pm       Sung Compline    Polstead
 
From Monday 7th March we will be holding a short weekly Holy Communion service in St James’ Nayland at 10am.  All are welcome!  We would also like to start running a baby/toddler group in the church after the communion service to give parents and carers the opportunity to meet and relax over a cup of coffee in the church.  If you would be able to help with refreshments and a warm welcome
please get in touch with
Stéphane or Helen Schalin (07717 766683

The Pew Sheet can be found here
Weekly Pew Sheet

This week’s readings can be found here

https://naylandchurches.files.wordpress.com/2022/02/pew-sheet_february-27-2022.docx

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: mrsvarmstrong@hotmail.com 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.

Sunday 20th February Second Sunday before Lent

This Sunday we have five in-person services:

8am Stoke Holy Communion, 10am Wiston Holy Communion, 10am Nayland family@nayland, 10am Polstead Morning Prayer, 6.30pm Leavenheath VH Evening Prayer. Masks are no longer required, but are still recommended for the time being.

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. https://st.edscathedral.org/worship

Notices and Diary Dates
  JOIN THE LENT COURSE  – Details to be notified soon.
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.
Sat 26th Feb at 4:30pm at the Cathedral
A service of praise and worship with music from around the globe, led by the Bishop of Dunwich. Admission is free; there will be an offering. To attend Geoff Weaver ‘s Hymn Workshop from 1:30pm contact stedscathedral.org/inharmony
Like to sing?  Join………https://cantusfirmus.org.uk

The Pew Sheet can be found here
Weekly Pew Sheet

This week’s readings can be found here

Chttps://naylandchurches.files.wordpress.com/2022/02/readings_february-20-2022.docx

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: mrsvarmstrong@hotmail.com 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.

Sunday 13th February Third Sunday before Lent

This Sunday we have four in-person services:

10am Nayland Holy Communion, 10am Stoke Holy Communion, 10am Leavenheath Morning Prayer, 5.30pm Wiston Evensong. Masks are no longer required, but are still recommended for the time being.

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. https://st.edscathedral.org/worship

Notices and Diary Dates
  JOIN THE LENT COURSE  – Details to be notified soon.
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 naylandevents.org 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

Chttps://naylandchurches.files.wordpress.com/2022/02/readings_february-13-2022.docx

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: mrsvarmstrong@hotmail.com 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.

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. https://st.edscathedral.org/worship

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 naylandevents.org 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

https://naylandchurches.files.wordpress.com/2022/02/readings_february-6-2022.docx

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: mrsvarmstrong@hotmail.com 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.

Sunday 30th January 2022 Third Sunday Presentation of Christ in the Temple

This Sunday we have one in person service and one Zoom service:

10am Stoke Benefice Holy Communion. Masks should be worn at all church services.

EVENING PRAYER via ZOOM Sunday 30th Jan at 6pm The Zoom link will be open at 5.30pm for a chat prior to service starting at 6pm and to iron out any connection problems.  Revd Stéphane will be leading the service.  This service will become a monthly event on fourth Sundays. Topic: Evening Prayer   Time: Jan 30, 2022 05:30 PM London Meeting ID: 837 4508 2017     Passcode: 608296

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. https://st.edscathedral.org/worship

NEW! EVENING PRAISE VIA ZOOM – Sunday 30th January 6pm Revd Stéphane will be leading this service.  Details of the Zoom link will be included on the weekly email sent with the pew sheet for Sunday 30th January.  
BENEFICE SERVICE – Sunday 30thJan at 10am St Mary’s, Stoke  Let’s gather and worship together at this eucharist service which will include thanks to those whose help was highly valued during the interregnum.

The Pew Sheet can be found here
Weekly Pew Sheet

This week’s readings can be found here

Dhttps://naylandchurches.files.wordpress.com/2022/01/readings_-sunday-january-30-2022.docx

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: mrsvarmstrong@hotmail.com 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.

Sunday 23rd January 2022 Third Sunday of Epiphany

This Sunday we have three in person services:

8am Nayland Holy Communion, 10am Leavenheath Holy Communion, 10am Stoke Morning Prayer. Masks should be worn at all church services.

There is no online service this week.  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. https://st.edscathedral.org/worship

Dates for the diary

NAYLAND ARTS & CRAFTS EXHIBITION
Saturday 22nd January 9.30am – 7pm
Sunday 23rd January 9.30am – 5pm

NEW! EVENING PRAISE VIA ZOOM – Sunday 30th January 6pm Revd Stéphane will be leading this service.  Details of the Zoom link will be included on the weekly email sent with the pew sheet for Sunday 30th January.  
BENEFICE SERVICE – Sunday 30thJan at 10am St Mary’s, Stoke  Let’s gather and worship together at this eucharist service which will include thanks to those whose help was highly valued during the interregnum.

The Pew Sheet can be found here
Weekly Pew Sheet

This week’s readings can be found here

https://naylandchurches.files.wordpress.com/2022/01/readings_-sunday-january-23-2022.docx

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: mrsvarmstrong@hotmail.com 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.

Sunday 16th January 2022 Second Sunday of Epiphany

This Sunday we have five in person services:

8am Stoke Holy Communion, 10am Wiston Morning Prayer (NOT HOLY COMMUNION AS VISITING PREACHER HAD TO CANCEL), 10am Nayland Family@Nayland, 10am Polstead Morning Prayer, 6:30pm Leavenheath Village Hall Evening Praise. Masks should be worn at all church services.

There is no online service this week.  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. https://st.edscathedral.org/worship

Dates for the diary

NAYLAND ARTS & CRAFTS EXHIBITION
Saturday 22nd January 9.30am – 7pm
Sunday 23rd January 9.30am – 5pm

NEW! EVENING PRAISE VIA ZOOM – Sunday 30th January 6pm Revd Stéphane will be leading this service.  Details of the Zoom link will be included on the weekly email sent with the pew sheet for Sunday 30th January.  
BENEFICE SERVICE – Sunday 30thJan at 10am St Mary’s, Stoke  Let’s gather and worship together at this eucharist service which will include thanks to those whose help was highly valued during the interregnum.

The Pew Sheet can be found here
Weekly Pew Sheet

This week’s readings can be found here

https://naylandchurches.files.wordpress.com/2022/01/readings_-sunday-january-16-2022.docx

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: mrsvarmstrong@hotmail.com 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.

Sunday 9th January 2022 The Baptism of Christ

This Sunday we have four in person services:

10am Nayland Holy Communion, 10am Stoke Holy Communion, 10am Leavenheath Morning Prayer, 5:30pm Wiston Evensong. Masks should be worn at all church services.

There is no online service this week.  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. https://st.edscathedral.org/worship

Dates for the diary

NAYLAND ARTS & CRAFTS EXHIBITION
Saturday 22nd January 9.30am – 7pm
Sunday 23rd January 9.30am – 5pm

The Pew Sheet can be found here
Weekly Pew Sheet

This week’s readings can be found here

https://naylandchurches.files.wordpress.com/2022/01/readings_-sunday-19-dec-20211034.docx

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: mrsvarmstrong@hotmail.com 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.