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Vicar:  The Revd Canon Chris Wilton 01977 682122

Associate Priest:  The Revd Nick Plant 0113 287 6064  ~ Permanent ('Distinctive') Deacon: The Revd Wendy Plant 0113 287 6064 

Readers:  Mr John Taylor 0113 287 2535 ~ Mr Norman Sutcliffe 0113 281 3460


18 August 2019 – NINTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY (Proper 15)

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)



Welcome to our services today.



Cora & Lizzy's Parachute Jump for Diocese of Ho and Sherburn church - provisional final total raised is £2680, including some Gift Aid.  Congratulations and very many thanks again to them both on a fantastic achievement.


Sunday School (Sherburn): re-starting September 2019, for all ages from babies to teenagers, but more helpers needed please – sign-up form with more details at back of church.


Sunday Club (Micklefield):  It is planned to start a Sunday Club on the Third Sunday of every month starting from September. All children of primary school age (2-11) are welcome to join the fun.  More details to follow!


Day by Day Book (Sherburn):  18 August - marriage of Joan & Derek Kilburn 1956; 22 August - death of Morris Richard Moore 1972, aged 49, by Ann & John Moore.  Forms available in church to apply to remember a special day.


Selby Food Bank: collection box at Sherburn.


£oose change for Bp Matthias: collection jar in Sherburn church for anything you can give, eg any loose change you may have lying around, for the Diocese of Ho.  


Your prayers are asked for those who are ill:  Saxton with Towton: June Pick.  Aberford: Margaret Taylor, Eileen Whitfield.  Micklefield: Allen Walker, Michael Needham, Jennifer Hudson, Finley Black, Abbie Flynn, Maggie Moss, Gail Clark, Eric Webb. Sherburn & Barkston Ash: Jean Keeling, Karen Smith, Dorothy Mills, Greta Wilkinson, Hilary Bower, Emily Barrie, Sandra Jackson, Vicky Loughnane, Stuart Cram, Hannah Wallace, John Townend, Jacqui Jolleys, Fiona Clark, Abigail Hope, Norman Craven, Nicola Sorby-Woodcock, Carol Law, Mary Varley, Jessica Rogers-Saye (8), Peter Thompson, Steve Kirkland, Steve Sudlow, Yvonne Lawton, Gwen Laycock.  Please tell Angie of any amendments.


We pray for those who have died recently:  Susan Joyce Lamb (68), Samuel Parritt-Gell (21), The Revd Ken Townley (82), Brenda McKinnon (83), Brian Toes (67) [d 11 June 2019, ashes interred 17 August]. May they rest in peace and rise in glory.


Years Mind (Micklefield): Joe Corner, Stephen Monks.


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



Today, 18 August

no evening service (Sherburn)

Monday 19

10.30am  Funeral and interment of Brenda McKinnon

Tuesday 20


  William & Catherine Booth

no morning Prayer (Aberford) – next is 3 September

  8.00pm  Bell ringing practice (Sherburn) tbc

Wednesday 21 

  9.30am  Eucharist (Micklefield)

no Midweek Eucharist (Sherburn) – next is 4 September

  7.30pm  Study Group at 10 Hallfield Avenue, Micklefield

Thursday 22

no choir practice (Sherburn) – next is 5 September

Friday 23


Saturday 24


Sherburn Festival Weekend


Worship next Sunday, 25 August


(Proper 16)


  9.15am  Eucharist (Barkston)

  9.15am  Morning Prayer (Saxton)

  9.30am  Eucharist (Micklefield)

10.45am  Eucharist (Sherburn)

11.00am  Morning Prayer (Aberford)


no evening services during August


  August:  a reminder that as usual there are no midweek services (apart from Wednesday mornings at Micklefield) and no Sunday evening services during August.


•  Chat-a-Cake: Sherburn Church Hall, second Thursday of the month, 2.00pm (not August).  Informal tea, chat and get-together, for any and everyone – all very welcome.  Next is 12 September.  Info Cora Allen,  01977 683172 or 07759 317544.


•  Friday 13 September: Music Quiz (Sherburn Church Hall). Details from Caroline C-S, to follow.


•  Friday 13 – Sunday 15 September:  Heritage Weekend exhibitions etc at Saxton (see Jan Marshall) and at Sherburn, for which Ken would like volunteers please, both in the kitchen and stewarding the church.  There are three two-hour sessions for each (Friday morning and lunchtime already covered) – see sign-up sheet at the back of church.  Donations of cakes, perhaps soup too, would also be appreciated.  Christmas Draw tickets will also be on sale at the Heritage Weekend.


•  Sunday 29 September: a Fifth Sunday, so Benefices Eucharist at 10.00am at Saxton, no other services that day.


•  Sunday 6 October:  Car Treasure Hunt (Sherburn).


• Saturday 19 October: Concert by Knottingley Brass Band, Sherburn church.


•  Friday 29 November:  concert by Alasdair Jamieson and the Amici group of singers (Barkston).


• Saturday 30 November:  Sherburn Christmas Fair and Draw.  Contributions for all stalls, including tombola and bottle stall, still needed, please, and especially some good prizes for the Prize Draw (more details from Ken, 01937 830148).  


•  Sherburn Church-Sitting:  Details Brenda Thornton, 01977 684168, or roger.thornton2@btopenworld.com. Church-sitters (more always needed please…) are also asked to read and promote the revised "History & Guide" and the new "Stained Glass" booklets.


August 2019 flower donor rota (Sherburn):

  4 August              Jenny Clark

11 August              Judith Brindle * (own flowers)

18 August              Jean Glover

25 August              Rosemary Garton

Flowers are £20 per week – if you haven't already paid, please give your money to Angie by the end of July.