Lordsbridge Team: Weekly Notices 4th February 18

This Sunday – 4 February
Hardwick, 9.30 am, A Service of Holy Communion, with Revd Alison Myers

Dry Drayton, 6.30 pm, Evensong, with Revd Alison Myers and Revd Michael Langford

Coton, 8.30 am, A Service of Holy Communion (BCP), with Revd Andrew Macintosh
11 am, Messy Church, with Revd Beth Cope

Barton, 9.30 am, A Service of Holy Communion (BCP), with Revd David Lewis

Harlton, 11 am, A Service of Holy Communion, with Revd Rebecca Gilbert

Haslingfield, 9.30 am, All Age Worship, with Revd Rebecca Gilbert

Gt Eversden, 11 am, A Service of Holy Communion, with Revd Charles Fraser

Comberton, 9.30 am, A Service of Holy Communion , with Revd David Newton

Caldecote, 11 am, A Service of Holy Communion, with Revd David Newton

Toft, 8.30 am, A Service of Holy Communion (BCP) at St Andrew’s, with Revd Michael Reiss
11 am, A Service at the Methodist Church, with Methodist Minister


Bible readings for this Sunday (2 before Lent)
Proverbs 8: 1, 22-31;  Psalm 104: 26-end;  Colossians 1: 15- 20;  John 1: 1-14

Collect for 2nd Sunday before Lent
Almighty God,
you have created the heavens and the earth
and made us in your own image:
teach us to discern your hand in all your works
and your likeness in all your children;
through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord,
who with you and the Holy Spirit reigns supreme over all things,
now and for ever.

(or)
Almighty God,
give us reverence for all creation
and respect for every person,
that we may mirror your likeness
in Jesus Christ our Lord.


Other  Lordsbridge things
Team safeguarding training – on 5th February – C1 and 26th February – C2 at the Methodist Church, Haslingfield from 7 pm to 10 pm. The training will be led by the Diocesan safeguarding team and has been arranged by All Saints’ Church. For more information please contact Jenny Gore: email jjgore52@btinternet.com

Area-wide youth events coming up.  Fri Feb 2nd Games café – venue, Cambourne Church, 7.30 – 9pm.  Sun Feb 11th Rend Collective at the Corn Exchange.  Thur Feb 15th (half term weekday) Thirst – venue Comberton Baptist Church, 6-7.30pm.  March 9 – 11th youth weekend away at Burwell House.  Lordsbridge ‘buys into’ these events run by West Cambridge Churches Youth Ministries, of which we are a member.  Teresa Taylor, the Lordsbridge Youth Minister, is the key contact for more details. ptc.taylor@btinternet.com

Games Café will be back at Cambourne Church on Friday 2nd February from 7.30 – 9.30 pm. Includes a tuck shop and a  variety of games to play. Games Café is an area wide youth event hosted by West Cambridge Churches Youth Ministries. If you need a lift or would like to join the group going then contact Alison or Teresa Taylor (Lordsbridge Youth minister) ptc.taylor@btinternet.com or just turn up at the venue.

Thirst, our area-wide youth service, Thursday 15th February.  Hosted by West Cambridge Churches Youth Ministries.  Venue – Comberton Baptist Church.  6 – 8.30pm, starting with a meal.  If you need a lift or would like the join the group going then contact Alison or Teresa Taylor (Lordsbridge Youth minister) ptc.taylor@btinternet.com or just turn up at the venue.

Ash Wednesday Services in the Team, 14th February
7.30 pm, Holy Communion with ashing at Hardwick
12 noon, Holy Communion with ashing at Dry Drayton
7.30 pm, Holy Communion with ashing at Great Eversden with Coton, Barton, Harlton, Haslingfield and Little Eversden
7.30 pm, Holy Communion with ashing at Toft St Andrew’s with Caldecote and Comberton

Sacred Space, 25 February, 7.30 pm based at Dry Drayton Church. Followed by refreshments. This year Sacred Space will be exploring the themes of ‘cave’, ‘refectory’, and ‘road’. Sacred Space is a gathering for contemporary, contemplative worship and prayer, run by a team from Lordsbridge and open to all from the Team and beyond.

World Day of Prayer (formerly Women’s World Day of Prayer at St Mary’s Comberton on Friday 2nd March at 7.30pm.  This year’s service has been put together by a team from Suriname and is called ‘All God’s Creation is Very Good!’.  The theme is caring for our environment and there will be lots in it to challenge us and our way of life.  There are lots of opportunities to be involved, so if you would like to take part, please talk to Sue Nelms.

The next openings of Hardwick’s popular church and community cafe, Pippin’s: coffee and company, is Sat 3 Feb 2018, 10am to 12 noon.  

Things beyond Lordsbridge
Train for Children’s Ministry! For all children’s leaders and helpers & part of the ALM qualification. 3 Saturdays – 24th February, 10th & 24th March 2018 & a choice of Wednesday Evenings starting 24 April. With Debbie Hill, Children’s Adviser, Bishop Woodford House Ely, CB7 4DX. To find out more call Debbie on 01353 652711 or to book a free place contact: mission.events@elydiocese.org

Go Deeper! With Lucy Moore. A training day for Cambridgeshire Messy Church teams. Saturday 10 March 11 am to 4 pm at St Andrews Hall, St Andrews Road, Chesterton, Cambridge, CB4 1DH. Booking : mission.events@elydiocese.org, 01353 652 736

Supporting Children and Young People through Divorce & Separation. Speaker: Carole Rawley, Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist, Youth Worker and Pastor. Tuesday 13th March, 7.30 – 9.30 pm (refreshments from 7.15) at Ely College New Hall, Downham Road, Ely, CB6 2SH. A free Seminar for Teachers, Parents, GPs, Clergy, Youth Leaders & Social Workers. To book your free place: mission.events@elydiocese.org, 01353 652 736

Welcome, Are Children Welcome in our Churches? A session exploring Welcome, Hospitality & Evangelism, with Debbie Hill. Wednesday 18 April, 7.30 to 9.30 pm at Bishop Woodford House, Ely, CB7 4DX. To book a free place: mission.events@elydiocese.org, 01353 652736

Lunch Time Seminars at St Edmund’s College, held at The Faraday Institute, St Edmund’s College, Mount Pleasant, Cambridge, CB3 0BN on alternate Tuesdays during term time, at 1 pm. A free lunch and drinks served from 12 noon All are welcome:
6 February, Concepts of Sin and the nature of social life: Anthropology and theology of atonement, by Prof Joel Robbins (University of Cambridge)
20 February, Resisting blind chance and ’senseless’ cosmos: Historical perspectives on science, ethics and nature, by Dr Louise Hickman (Newman University, Birmingham)
6 March, The search for meaning amidst cosmic annihilation, transhumanism and the last judgement, by Dr Michael S Burdett (Oxford University).

A Slice of Life, coffee, cake and more  at St Matthew’s Church, St Matthew’s Street, Cambridge, CB1 2LT.
Monday 12 February,10.30 to 1145 am – Tom Hudson, “Working in the Antarctic”
Monday 12 March, Will Simonson, “Climate change – why should we care”?
For over 50s of all faiths or none, on the second Monday of each month, with a church member telling their story or offering a Christian perspective.  More information at: www.stmatthews.uk.net

Sunday – 11 February
Hardwick, 9.30 am, All Age Worship, with Revd Alison Myers and Clare Bigg

Dry Drayton, 9.30 am, A Service of Holy Communion, with Revd Michael Langford

Coton, 11 am, Morning Worship, with Gill King and Revd Rebecca Gilbert

Barton, 9.30 am, All Age Worship, with Ruth Bond

Harlton, 11 am, Morning Prayer, with Jennie Tombs

Haslingfield, 9.30 am, A Service of Holy Communion, with Revd Rebecca Gilbert

Lt Eversden, 11 am, A Service of Holy Communion, with Revd Howard Bigg

Comberton, 8 am, A Service of Holy Communion, with Revd Michael Reiss
9.30 am, A Service of Holy Communion , with Revd David Newton

Caldecote, 11 am, Morning Prayer (BCP), with Dona McCullagh

Toft, 11 am, A Service of Holy Communion, at St Andrew’s, with Revd David Newton

Useful contacts
Youth activities: Rebecca Gilbert 01223 817805 or rebeccagilbert@lordsbridge.org 
Administration, weddings etc.teamadmin@lordsbridge.org
Lead Minister for Hardwick and Dry Drayton: Alison Myers 01954 212815 or alisonmyers@lordsbridge.org
Lead Minister for Barton, Coton, Harlton and Haslingfield: Rebecca Gilbert 01223 817805 or rebeccagilbert@lordsbridge.org  
Lead Minister for Little and Great Eversden: Charles Fraser:  revd.charlesfraser@gmail.com
Lead Minister for Caldecote with Childerley, Comberton and Toft- Revd David Newton 01223 665654, 07736944396 davidnewton@lordsbridge.org

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