Rector of Benefice
 


Rev'd Reuben Preston

Reader
Garry Johnson

Lay Leaders
of Worship


Rosemary Drewery


Jane Templeman
 

St Mary's Church
Felmersham, Bedfordshire
 
Services and Administration

Felmersham Parish Church is in
The United Benefice of Sharnbrook, Felmersham and Knotting with Souldrop

Click here for the Benefice Weekly Pew Notes

Sunday Services

1st, 3rd, 5th Sunday of the month 11.00 am Choral Communion
2nd Sunday of the month 11.00 am All Age Holy Communion
4th Sunday of the month 11.00 am Matins
(Book of Common Prayer - Traditional Language)
Occasionally the monthly pattern of services may change due to major church festivals and other special services.
The Rise and Shine group and Messy Church, for children, meets once a month. 
Calendar of Services from 4th Feb. to 20th May. 2018
Weekday Services
Every Thursday 9.30 am Holy Communion

St Mary's Church welcomes people of all ages and denominations. Our services are designed to accommodate the broad range of worship found in our rural community.
Further details of weekly services throughout the Benefice, including Felmersham, are published weekly in the Pew Notes also see the Calendar of Services from 4th Feb. to 20th May. 2018

 Church Officers

Rector of Sharnbrook, Felmersham
and Knotting with Souldrop:
Fr Reuben Preston (782000)
Reader: Garry Johnson (07855 762922)
Lay Leaders of Worship: Rosemary Drewery (07792 926004)
Jane Templeman
Safeguarding Representative for Felmersham & Sharnbrook: Rosemary Drewery (07792 926004)
email: Rosemary@madewithlovinghands.com
Churchwardens: Mrs Sue Whitehouse (781300)
Secretary: Mrs Elaine Longstaff
Treasurer: Mr Stephen Hill (781064)
PCC Meetings
Parochial Church Council (PCC) meetings are held on the third Tuesday in the months of January, March, May, July, September & November. The AGM is normally held in April and all parishioners are welcome to attend.

Weekday Services at St Peter's Sharnbrook

Every Wednesday 9.30 am Holy Communion
Monday to Thursday 8.00 am Daily Morning Prayer
Joint Benefice Services
Joint services are occasionally held throughout the year including the celebration of the Patronal Festival at St Peter's Church, Sharnbrook (in June), All Saints Church, Souldrop (also in June) and St Mary's Church, Felmersham (in September).


Parish Communion - Fr Reuben Preston

Parish Communion - Fr Reuben Preston



Baptism of Lucan by Fr Reuben

Baptism Service - Fr Reuben

Wedding - Arrival of the bride

Wedding - The bridal party

In July an open air communion service is held in Radwell near to the likely site of St James' chapel.

Fr Reuben reads the notices at the open air service in Radwell

The main altar is used for the Patronal Festival.
Fr Reuben assisted by the Revd Dr Vicky Raymer.

The Patronal Festival procession around the
Church of St Mary

Christian Fellowship - Coffee is served after morning service.

 
The Christmas Crib Service

The Christmas Christingle Service

Children play-act Jonah and the Whale

In 2017 the open air service took place in a barn, considered to be the site of St James' Church, Radwell. The service is held annually at Radwell on the Feast of St James.


The baptismal candle is handed to the baptised child after her baptism during the Easter Eucharist Service 2018.

Fr Reuben blessing Felmersham Bridge as part of the
celebrations to commemorate the building of the bridge
200 years ago. 1818 - 2018.
 
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