Reading Exodus 24.12-18; 2 Peter 1.16-21; Matthew 17.1-9

 

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK
CONGRATULATIONS TO LONGFORD CE PRIMARY SCHOOL on being judged an OUTSTANDING Church School in its recent Church Inspection 

TODAY
8.00a.m. Holy Communion  – Church Broughton
9.30a.m. Holy Communion – Boylestone
9.30a.m. Holy Communion – Longford
11.00a.m. Holy Communion – Long Lane
11.00a.m. Family Service – Sutton
3.00p.m. Holy Communion – Radbourne
6.45p.m. Evensong – Trusley

Ash Wednesday
7.15p.m. Holy Communion – Church Broughton
followed at approx 7.45p.m. by Lent Study in the Vicarage
Thursday
Funeral of Kenneth Taylor – Dalbury
Next Sunday –  Lent 1
8.00a.m. Holy Communion  – Church Broughton
10.00a.m. Family Service – Church Broughton
9.30a.m. Mattins – Boylestone
11.00a.m. Holy Communion – Sutton
11.15a.m. Holy Communion – Longford
3.00p.m. Evensong – Dalbury
7.00p.m. Evensong – Long Lane
We remember in our prayers
Today   Mahajanga – (Indian Ocean) The Rt Revd Jean Claude Andrianjafimanana
Royal School of Church Music
Monday  Maiduguri – (Jos, Nigeria) The Rt Revd Emmanuel Kana Mani
Makurdi – ( Abuja, Nigeria) The Rt Revd Nathan Nyitar Inyom
St James Buxworth and St Mary Chinley Clergy: Rev Hilary Edgerton, Reader: Mary Parker
Tuesday   Maine – (I, The Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd Stephen Lane
Continuing Ministerial Development Officer : Revd Canon Dr Simon Taylor
Wednesday The Most Revd Martin Nyaboho Archbishop of Burundi & Bishop of Makamba
Ash Wednesday
Thursday  Makueni – (Kenya) The Rt Revd Joseph Kanuku
Those young people attending the Vocations conference this weekend at Swanwick.
Friday Malaita – (Melanesia) The Rt Revd Samuel Sahu
Assistant Bishop of Malaita – (Melanesia) The Rt Revd Alfred Hou
Women’s world day of prayer we pray for the women of the Philippines
Saturday   Malakal – (Upper Nile, Sudan) The Rt Revd Hilary Garang Deng
Malakal – Bentiu Area – (Upper Nile, Sudan) The Rt Revd John Gettek
Malakal – Nasir Area – (Upper Nile, Sudan) The Rt Revd Peter Gatbel Kunen
Malakal – Pariang Area – (Upper Nile, Sudan) The Rt Revd David Kiir Mayath
Diocesan synod meeting today
Sunday Groaner

God’s army
Dewey was in front of me coming out of church one day, and the minister was standing at the door, as he always is, to shake hands. Suddenly he grabbed Dewey by the hand and pulled him aside. The minister said sternly “Dewey, you need to join the Army of the Lord!”
Dewey replied, “I’m already in the Army of the Lord, Pastor.” The minister retorted: “Then how come I don’t see you except at Christmas and Easter?” Dewey replied in a whisper: “Well, I’m in the secret service.”
Off to the vet
In his younger days our golden retriever Catcher often ran away when he had the chance. The vet’s surgery was about a mile down the road, and Catcher would usually go there. The nursing staff knew him and would call me to come pick him up. One day I called the vet to make an appointment for Catcher’s yearly vaccine. “Will you bring him,” asked the receptionist, “or will he come on his own?”

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Readings Genesis 1.1-2.3; Romans 8.18-25; Matthew 6.25-34

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK
Today –  2nd before Lent
8.00a.m. Holy Communion  – Sutton
9.30a.m. Mattins – Boylestone
9.30a.m. Holy Communion – Church Broughton
10.00a.m. Family Service – Longford
11.00a.m. Holy Communion – Dalbury
12.10p.m. Holy Communion – Trusley
2.30p.m. Holy Communion – Long Lane
Next Sunday –  Next before Lent
8.00a.m. Holy Communion  – Church Broughton
9.30a.m. Holy Communion – Boylestone
9.30a.m. Holy Communion – Longford
11.00a.m. Holy Communion – Long Lane
11.00a.m. Family Service – Sutton
3.00p.m. Holy Communion – Radbourne
6.45p.m. Evensong – Trusley
We remember in our prayers
Today  Mahajanga – (Indian Ocean) The Rt Revd Jean Claude Andrianjafimanana
St Leonard Monyash, clergy Rev Richard Benson,Ministry assistant Sophie Etchells, Reader: David Race
Monday Maiduguri – (Jos, Nigeria) The Rt Revd Emmanuel Kana Mani
Makurdi – ( Abuja, Nigeria) The Rt Revd Nathan Nyitar Inyom
St Giles Hartington clergy Rev Richard Benson, Ministry assistant Sophie Etchells
Tuesday  Maine – (I, The Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd Stephen Lane
Holy Trinity, Dinting Vale Clergy: Rev Felicity Walters Robert Heeley, Reader: Kate Gee
WednesdayThe Most Revd Martin Nyaboho Archbishop of Burundi & Bishop of Makamba
St Peter Fairfield Clergy Rev Carl Edwards, Readers: Ms Liv Lazarus, Mrs Christine McMullen
Thursday
  Makueni – (Kenya) The Rt Revd Joseph Kanuku
St Thomas Becket Chapel en the Frith clergy Rev Colin Pearson
Friday  Malaita – (Melanesia) The Rt Revd Samuel Sahu

Assistant Bishop of Malaita – (Melanesia) The Rt Revd Alfred Hou
St George, New Mills Clergy: Rev John Baines, Rev John Overton, Rev Nicola Pepper, Readers: Martyn Long, Thyra Long,
Saturday  Malakal – (Upper Nile, Sudan) The Rt Revd Hilary Garang Deng
Malakal – (Upper Nile, Sudan) The Rt Revd Peter Gatbel Kunen
Malakal – Bentiu Area – (Upper Nile, Sudan) The Rt Revd John Gettek
Malakal – Pariang Area – (Upper Nile, Sudan) The Rt Revd David Kiir Mayath
St James, Whitfield Clergy: Rev Andrew Hargreaves, Rev Daniel Leathers, lay minister Amanda Wood, Schools worker Julia Wilkins, Readers: Gareth Mitchell, Stephen Wood
Sunday Groaner
Do what we can to help…
Several women in the church prayer group were visiting an elderly friend who was ill. After awhile, they rose to leave and told her; “We’ll do what we can to help. We promise to keep you in our prayers.”
“Thank you,” she said. “But, really, I can do my own praying. The thing I can’t do is the dishes in the sink in the kitchen….”
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Readings

Deuteronomy 30:15-end;1 Corinthians 3:1-9; Matthew 5:21-37

NOTICES FOR THE WEEK
Today –  3rd before Lent
8.30a.m. Holy Communion  – Long Lane
9.30a.m. Holy Communion – Church Broughton
11.00a.m. Holy Communion – Radbourne
11.00a.m. Mattins – Sutton
12.10p.m. Holy Communion – Trusley
5.00p.m. Holy Communion – Boylestone
6.30p.m. SAID Evensong – Longford

Next Sunday –  2nd before Lent
8.00a.m. Holy Communion  – Sutton
9.30a.m. Mattins – Boylestone
9.30a.m. Holy Communion – Church Broughton
10.00a.m. Family Service – Longford
11.00a.m. Holy Communion – Dalbury
12.10p.m. Holy Communion – Trusley
2.30p.m. Holy Communion – Long Lane
We remember in our prayers
Today  Lusaka – (Central Africa) The Rt Revd David Njovu
All Saints Glossop Rev Robert Heeley, Rev Felicity Walters, Rev Norman Shaw, Reader: Michael Wilson
Monday Luwero – (Uganda) The Rt Revd Eridard Kironde Nsubuga
General Synod meeting in London this week: the following represent Derby Diocese Clergy: Rev Mark Broomhead, Rev Julian Hollywell, Canon Dr Simon Taylor Laity: Mrs Kat Alldread,
Tuesday   Lweru – (Tanzania) The Rt Revd Jackton Yeremiah Lugumira
St Matthew Hayfield Clergy: Rev Hilary Edgerton, Readers: Mary Parker, Christine Nowark
Wednesday   Machakos – (Kenya) The Rt Revd Joseph Mutungi
St Michael and All Angels Earl Sterndale clergy Rev Richard Benson, Ministry assistant Sophie Etchells
Thursday  The Most Revd Thomas Kanjirappally Oommen Moderator of CSI & Bishop of Madhya Kerala
St Michael Taddington clergy Rev Richard Benson, Ministry assistant Sophie Etchells, Reader: David Race
Friday 
Madurai-Ramnad – (South India) The Rt Revd Marialouis Joseph
St John the Baptist, Chelmorton clergy Rev Richard Benson, Ministry assistant Sophie Etchells Reader: David Race
Saturday  Madi & West Nile – (Uganda) The Rt Revd Joel Obetia
St Thomas Biggin clergy Rev Richard Benson, Ministry assistant Sophie Etchells
Sunday Groaner

Romance, marriage and all that stuff – the way children see it….
How do you decide whom to marry?
You got to find somebody who likes the same stuff. Like, if you like sports, she should like it that you like sports, and she should keep the crisps and dip coming. – Alan, age 10

No person really decides before they grow up who they’re going to marry. God decides it all way before, and you get to find out later who you’re stuck with. – Kirsten, age 10

What is the right age to get married?
23 is the best age because you know the person FOREVER by then. – Camille, age 10

No age is good to get married at. You got to be a fool to get married. – Freddie, age 6

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Readings for forthcoming Sundays

12th February – 3 before Lent

 

Deuteronomy 30:15-end;1 Corinthians 3:1-9; Matthew 5:21-37

19th February – 2 before Lent

Genesis 1:1-2:3; Romans 8:18-25; Matthew 6:25-end

26th February – Next before Lent

Exodus 24:12-end; 2 Peter 1:16-end; Matthew 17:1-9

5 March – Lent 1

Genesis 2:15-17   3:1-7; Romans 5:12-19; Matthew 4:1-11

12 March – Lent 2

Genesis 12:1-4a; Romans 4:1-5, 13-17; John 3:1-17

19 March – Lent 3

Exodus 17:1-7; Romans 5:1-11; John 4:5-42

26 March – Lent 4

1 Samuel 16:1-13; Ephesians 5:8-14; John 9

2 April – Lent 5

Ezekiel 37:1-14; Romans 8:6-11; John 11:1-45

9 April – Palm Sunday

Matthew 2:1-11

Isaiah 50:4-9a; Philippians 2:5-11; Matthew 26:14-end of 27

Or Matthew 27:11-54

 

Readings Isaiah 58.1-9a(b-12); 1 Corinthians 2.1-12(13-16); Matthew 5.13-20
NOTICES FOR THE WEEK
Today –  4th Sunday before Lent

8.00a.m. Holy Communion  – Church Broughton
9.30a.m. Mattins – Boylestone
10.00a.m. Family Service – Church Broughton
11.00a.m. Holy Communion – Sutton
11.15a.m. Holy Communion – Longford
3.00p.m.. Evensong – Dalbury
7.00p.m. Evensong – Long Lane
Next Sunday –  3rd before Lent
8.30a.m. Holy Communion  – Long Lane
9.30a.m. Holy Communion – Church Broughton
11.00a.m. Holy Communion – Radbourne
11.00a.m. Mattins – Sutton
12.10p.m. Holy Communion – Trusley
5.00p.m. Holy Communion – Boylestone
6.30p.m. SAID Evensong – Longford
We remember in our prayers
Today  Lomega – (Loryko, Sudan) The Rt Revd Paul Yugusuk
St James Harpur Hill. Clergy Rev John Hudghton, Rev Keith Cocking, Rev Margaret Slyfield Readers: Michael Moore, John Cooper, Sheila Morris, John Wood
Monday   London – (Canterbury, England) The Rt Revd & Rt Hon Richard John Carew Chartres
London – Edmonton – The Rt Revd Robert Wickham
London – Fulham – The Rt Revd Jonathan Mark Richard Baker
London – Islington – The Rt Revd Ric Thorpe
London – Kensington – The Rt Revd Graham Tomlin
London – Stepney –  The Rt Revd Adrian Newman
London – Willesden –  The Rt Revd Peter Allan Broadbent
Christ Church Burbage Clergy Rev John Hudghton, Rev Keith Cocking, Rev Margaret Slyfield, Rev John Overton, Readers: Michael Moore, John Cooper, Sheila Morris, John Wood
Tuesday   Long Island – (USA) The Rt Revd Lawrence Provenzano
Los Angeles – (USA) The Rt Revd Jon Bruno
1. Suffragan bishop of Los Angeles – (USA) The Rt Revd Mary Glasspool
2. Suffragan Bishop of Los Angeles – (USA) The Rt Revd Diane Jardine Bruce
Christ Church King Sterndale Clergy Rev John Hudghton, Rev Keith Cocking, Rev Margaret Slyfield, Rev John Overton, Readers: Michael Moore, John Cooper, Sheila Morris, John Wood
Wednesday   Louisiana – (USA) The Rt Revd Morris Thompson
Western Louisiana – (USA) The Rt Revd Jacob W Owensby
St Anne Buxton Clergy Rev John Hudghton, Rev Keith Cocking, Rev Margaret Slyfield, Readers: Michael Moore, John Cooper, Sheila Morris, John Wood Thursday  Luapula – (Central Africa) The Rt Revd Robert Mumbi
St Anne Baslow. Clergy: Rev Mike Gilbert
Friday  Lucknow – (North India) The Rt Revd Peter Baldev
St Hugh Foolow Clergy: Rev Mike Gilbert,
Saturday  Lui – (Central, Sudan) The Rt Revd Stephen Dokolo Ismail
St Lawrence Eyam Clergy: Rev Mike Gilbert Children and Youth worker Rachel Vesse, family worker Adam Innes, Reader: Prof Joanna Shapland
Sunday Groaner
Definition of old
Grandchildren don’t make a man feel old; it’s the knowledge that he’s married to a grandmother.
Muddy woof
What do you get if you cross a jeep with a dog? A Land Rover.
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Readings 1 Kings 17.8-16; 1 Corinthians 1.18-31] John 2.1-11
NOTICES FOR THE WEEK
Today –  Epiphany 4
10.30a.m. United Holy Communion – Boylestone
Monday 8.00p.m. Sutton PCC
Thursday 2.30p.m. Funeral of Richard Leigh Mousley – Church Broughton
Saturday 10am onwards Big Breakfast – Boylestone
Next Sunday –  4 before Lent
8.00a.m. Holy Communion – Church Broughton
9.30a.m. Mattins – Boylestone
10.00a.m. Family Service – Church Broughton
11.00a.m. Holy Communion – Sutton
11.15a.m. Ho;y Communion – Longford
3.00p.m. Evensong – Dalbury
7.00p.m. Evensong – Long Lane
We remember in our prayers
Today   Lichfield – (Canterbury, England) The Rt Revd Michael Ipgrave
Lichfield – Shrewsbury – (Canterbury, England) The Rt Revd Mark James Rylands
Lichfield – Stafford – (Canterbury, England) The Rt Revd Geoffrey Peter Annas
Lichfield – Wolverhampton – (Canterbury, England) The Rt Revd Clive GregoryDiocesan Safeguarding Adviser Julian Hodgson, for the team Amanda Clarke, Cath Shipsides, Claire Brown and all those who work in this area of Safeguarding Children.
Monday  Limerick & Killaloe – (Dublin, Ireland) The Rt Revd Kenneth Kearon
Charles king and martyr, Peak forest and the parish of St Paul Dove Holes forest clergy
Rev Carl Edwards, Rev Mary Washbrook, Readers
Tuesday   Lincoln – (Canterbury, England) The Rt Revd Christopher Lowson
Lincoln – Grantham – (Canterbury, England) The Rt Revd Nicholas Alan Chamberlain
Lincoln – Grimsby – (Canterbury, England) The Rt Revd David Eric Court
Holy Trinity Buxton clergy Rev Robert Marsden, Rev Phil Selby, Youth worker Matthew Holden
Wednesday  Litoral Ecuador – (XI, The Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd Alfredo MorantePresentation of Christ in the Temple
Thursday  Liverpool – (York, England) The Rt Revd Paul Bayes
Liverpool – Warrington – (York, England) The Rt Revd Richard Finn Blackburn
St John the Baptist Buxton. Clergy Rev John Hudghton, Rev Keith Cocking, Rev Margaret Slyfield,Readers: Michael Moore, John Cooper, Sheila Morris, John Wood
Friday  The Most Revd Dr Barry Morgan Archbishop of Wales & Bishop of Llandaff
Assistant Bishop of Llandaff – (Wales) The Rt Revd David Wilbourne
St John the Baptist Buxton. Clergy Rev John Hudghton, Rev Keith Cocking, Rev Margaret Slyfield,Readers: Michael Moore, John Cooper, Sheila Morris, John Wood
Saturday Lokoja – (Lokoja, Nigeria) The Most Revd Emmanuel Sokowamju Egbunu
St Mary the Virgin Buxton. Clergy Rev John Hudghton, Rev Keith Cocking, Rev Margaret
Slyfield, Readers: Michael Moore, John Cooper, Sheila Morris, John Wood,
Sunday Groaner
In place of cabbage
A woman confided in her minister that when she sent her husband to buy a cabbage for lunch, he had fallen and broken his leg. “That’s terrible!” said the minister. “What did you do?”
“I opened a can of peas”, she replied.
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Readings Isaiah 9.1-41; 1 Corinthians 1.10-1810 Matthew 4.12-23
NOTICES FOR THE WEEK
Today –  Epiphany  3
8.00a.m. Holy Communion  – Church Broughton
9.30a.m. Holy Communion – Boylestone
9.30a.m. Holy Communion – Longford
11.00a.m. Family service – Sutton
11.00a.m. Holy Communion – Long Lane
3.00p.m.. Evensong – Radbourne
6.45p.m. Evensong – Trusley
Tuesday 11.00a.m. Funeral of Brenda Dorothy Sharratt – Church Broughton
Next Sunday –  Epiphany 4
10.30a.m. United Holy Communion – Boylestone
Advance Notice
Wednesday 1st February
2.30p.m. Funeral of Richard Leigh Mousley – Church Broughton
We remember in our prayers
Today  Lake Rukwa – (Tanzania) The Rt Revd Mathayo Kasagara
St John the Baptist, Tideswell Clergy: Rev Simon White, Rev Gillian White, Rev Sue Ives-Smith, Reader-in-training
Monday  Lango – (Uganda) The Rt Revd John Charles Odurkami
Lay Ministry Officer: Canon Dr Esther Elliott
Tuesday  Langtang – (Jos, Nigeria) The Rt Revd Stanley Fube
Christ Church Litton Clergy: Rev Simon White, Rev Gillian White
Wednesday  Lebombo – (Southern Africa) The Rt Revd Carlos Simao Matsinhe
Lesotho – (Southern Africa) The Rt Revd Adam Mallane Taaso
St John the Evangelist Cressbrook, Clergy: Rev Simon White, Rev Gillian White
Thursday  Leicester – (Canterbury, England) The Rt Revd Martyn James Snow
Assistant Bishop in the Diocese of Leicester – (Canterbury, England) The Rt Revd Christopher John Boyle
St Ann Millers Dale, Clergy: Rev Simon White, Rev Gillian White
Friday  Lexington – (IV, The Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd Douglas Hahn
St Margaret of Antioch Wormhill, Clergy: Rev Simon White, Rev Gillian White
Saturday  Liberia – (West Africa, West Africa) The Most Revd Jonathan Bau-Bau Bonaparte Hart Bishop Geoffrey Allen
Church and Community Centre Gamesley Clergy: Rev Felicity Walters, Rev Robert Heely , Readers Kate Gee, Lynda Staples, Janet Procter
Sunday Groaner
Cold ministry
Two missionaries were comparing notes about their work in the arctic settlements of Siberia. “It was so cold where we were,” boasted one, “that the candle froze during our church service and we couldn’t blow it out.”
“That’s nothing,” said the other. “Where we were it was so cold that my sermons came out in chunks of ice and the congregation had to thaw them to see what I was talking about.”
Softly
A churchwarden went to the Police Station wishing to see the burglar who had slipped in and out of the church during evensong. “You’ll get your chance in court,” said the Desk Sergeant.
“I don’t want revenge,” said the man. “I want to know how he got out of the service early without the vicar noticing. I’ve been trying to do that for years!”
The puppy
A clergyman was walking down the street when he came upon a group of about a dozen boys, surrounding a small puppy. Concerned lest the boys were hurting it, he went to investigate. One boy explained, “We just found this puppy, and we all want him. So we’ve decided that whichever one of us can tell the biggest lie will get to take him home.”
The minister was taken aback. “Don’t you boys know it’s a sin to lie? Why, when I was your age, I never told a lie.” There was dead silence for a moment. The minister thought he had got through to them.
Then the smallest boy gave a deep sigh and said, “All right, give him the dog.”
One liners to fill a gap…
When two egotists meet, it’s an I for an I.
A bicycle can’t stand on its own because it is two tired.
Time flies like an arrow. Fruit flies like a banana.
In democracy your vote counts. In feudalism your count votes.
A chicken crossing the road is poultry in motion.
“Most cars on our roads have only one occupant, usually the driver.”
(Carol Malia, BBC Anchorwoman)
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