Events coming up...
It’s a busy time of year – lot’s going on in the village over the next couple of months. So here’s an invitation to some of the events being put on by the parish church. And you’re invited – you don’t need to be a regular church-goer to get involved.
World’s Biggest Coffee Morning
Friday September 29th, 9.00am to 12.00noon - in church
Be part of the world’s biggest coffee morning and help raise
funds for Macmillan Cancer Support. Bake or buy a cake to
bring, or simply turn up, enjoy coffee and cake and make a
Sunday October 1st 2017, 4.00pm at St Andrew’s Potterhanworth
Meanwhile, the new Sunday afternoon service we launched in the summer has got off to a good start. It’s short, informal, family-friendly – and at St Andrew’s Potterhanworth. There’s a kitchen there and more space for activities – but it’s for both villages. The next one is on Sunday October 1st, 4.00pm in church. And the one after that on Sunday November 5th. You’ll find a warm welcome – and tea and toast to enjoy afterwards.
All Saints Festival Sunday
Sunday October 29th at 10.00am – in church
October 29th is a fifth Sunday, so we’ll be welcoming people from the churches at Potterhanworth and Branston to a united service here at Nocton at 10.00am. We’ll be celebrating All Saints Day – just a couple of days early! You’re welcome to come along, even if you’re not a regular church-goer …
Compline for All Souls
Thursday November 2nd, 7.30pm – in church
A quiet reflective service to commemorate family and friends who’ve died in recent years. A traditional service of compline to mark the ending of the day, with music, prayers and an opportunity to light a candle in their memory.
Special All Souls Service for parents
Sunday November 5th at 6.30pm – at Branston Parish Church
This is a special service for parents who’ve lost children through miscarriage or still-birth, or not long after birth. It may be that you lost a baby a long time ago, or more recently, but either way, you’ll be welcome. It will be a quiet occasion with music, readings, prayers and an opportunity to light a candle for your child.
Sunday November 12th
The Remembrance Sunday service is at Potterhanworth again this year – 10.30am in church, followed by a Remembrance Ceremony at the village war memorial just over the road.