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Vicar:  The Revd Canon Chris Wilton 01977 682122

Associate Priest:  The Revd Nick Plant 0113 287 6064 

Readers:  Mrs Wendy Plant 0113 287 6064 ~ Mr John Taylor 0113 287 2535 ~ Mr Norman Sutcliffe 0113 281 3460 ~ Dr Keith Shaw 07825 823 793


13 January 2019 – BAPTISM OF CHRIST (Second Sunday of Epiphany)


please remember to keep the last five minutes before the services, and especially the time during the administration of Holy Communion,

for quiet prayer and reflection (a bell will be rung before the main service at Sherburn)



Please hold Wendy Plant in your prayers this morning on her ordination to the Permanent (Vocational) Diaconate in York Minister, by the Archbishop.


A warm welcome to The Revd Canon John Weetman, Vicar of Selby Abbey, taking this morning's service at Sherburn.


Christingle Collecting Candles: sadly these arrived too late to be given out at Sherburn Christingle, but please do take one now to fill for The Children's Society, and return them at Candlemas (3 February).  Children's Society Gift Aid envelopes also available.


Christmas Memory Tree (Sherburn):  to remember a loved one, put their name & small donation in the box by the tree in the Steeton Chapel.  The name will be written on a bauble and put on the tree.  Info Cora Allen,  01977 683172 or  07759 317544.  The tree will remain in place until Candlemas.


Food Bank: collection box near the door at Sherburn for Selby food bank.  Full details are on the box, but please note – NO perishable goods, only long-life items, which must be well in date. 


Day by Day Book (Sherburn):  18 January - in memory of Doreen Wootton, died this day 2009, by J A Wootton.  See back of church for a form to fill in to remember a special day.

Your prayers are asked for those who are ill:  Saxton with Towton --Aberford: Julie Ward, Margaret Taylor.  Micklefield: Allen Walker, Michael Needham, Jennifer Hudson, Gail Clark, Abbie Flynn. Sherburn & Barkston Ash: Jean Keeling, Karen Smith, Dorothy Mills, Greta Wilkinson, Hilary Bower, Emily Barrie, Sandra Jackson, Norma Duncan-Grant, Jennifer Sibson, Tony Anderson, Keith Baldwin, Michael Sterling, Guy Johnson, Vicky Loughnane, Stuart Cram, Hannah Wallace, John Townend, Claire Walker, Chris Jackson, Robert McGonagle.  Please tell Angie of any amendments to this list.


"Years Mind" (Micklefield): Jack King, June Benton, Edna Dunn.


We pray for those who have died recently:  Freda Fletcher Firn (93), Margaret Alice Middleton (95), Doreen Jennison (90), Horace Jenkinson (85), Jean Jesty (67).  May they rest in peace and rise in glory.


Please tell Fr Chris if you know of anyone needing Communion or a visit at home, or who is in hospital.



Today, 13 January

  6.30pm  Evensong (Sherburn)

Monday 14

10.00am  Funeral and interment of Horace Jenkinson  (Sherburn)

Tuesday 15


  9.30am  Morning Prayer (Aberford)

  2.30pm  Pilgrim Course on 'The Creeds (session 5 of 6) (at Avril Evans, 6 Low Garth Road)

  6.30pm  Guides (Sherburn Church Hall)

  8.00pm  Local History Society (Sherburn Church Hall)

  8.00pm  Bell ringing practice (Sherburn)

Wednesday 16

  9.30am  Said Eucharist (Micklefield)

  7.15pm  Midweek Eucharist (Sherburn)

  7.30pm  Study Group (at Rita Dobson's, 10 Hallfield Avenue, Micklefield)

  8.00pm  Sherburn Standing Committee meeting (Vestry)

Thursday 17

Antony of Egypt; Charles Gore

  6.40pm  Choir Practice (Sherburn)

Friday 18

  Amy Carmichael


Youth Group outing to 'Gravity' still tba

Saturday 19




Worship next Sunday, 20 January

(Third Sunday of Epiphany)


  9.15am  Morning Worship (Barkston)

  9.15am  Eucharist (Saxton)

  9.30am  Eucharist (Micklefield)

10.45am  Sung Eucharist for Epiphany (Sherburn)

11.00am  Morning Worship (Aberford)

  2.30pm  Meeting for the Pilgrimage to the Holy Land                (11-22 Feb) (Sherburn Church Hall)

  6.30pm  Ecumenical Service for the Week of Prayer                 for Christian Unity (Sherburn                            Methodist Church)

no evening service at All Saints, Sherburn


•  Wednesday 23 January, 8.00pm:  Sherburn PCC Meeting.


•  'Chat-a-Cake' is the new name for the monthly informal tea and chat get-together (Sherburn Church Hall).  This will normally be on the second Thursday of the month, but the next gathering will be Thursday 7 February, at 2.00pm.  All welcome. Info Cora Allen, 01977 683172 or 07759 317544


•  Mondays 7.30pm-9.00pm, Sherburn Ecumenical Home Fellowship: this week, 14 January, at  Peter and Sylvia Earnshaw's, 16 Showfield Close, Sherburn in Elmet, led by Cedric Romans on 'The Covenant Service'.  All are welcome.


•  'OASIS' – Tuesdays & Fridays, 1.30pm-3.30pm, quiet time in Sherburn Methodist Church. Info Howard Croft, 01977 682919.


•  Sherburn Church-Sitting:  details Brenda Thornton, 01977 684168, or roger.thornton2@btopenworld.com.  Church sitting will start again at the end of March 2019.


February 2019 flower donor rota (Sherburn):

  3           Rosemary Garton

10           Bruce & Emily Scriven

17           Keith Shaw

24           Ann Ball

Flowers are £20 per week, (unless you wish to arrange them yourself) - money to Angie by the end of January please.  Help with the flowers always welcomed by Susan Cox (01977 682426), especially for major occasions.  Thank you.