‘All new’ Tiny Tots, Wednesday 12th May, 11 for 11:15am
We’re delighted to be offering a new style of worship for babies/toddlers and their parents/carers. Social distancing measures and Covid precautions will be in place. Contact the Parish Office to reserve your space!
A note for your calendar for Ascension Day, Thursday 13th May
Christian Aid Week, 10th-16th May
This year Christian Aid is focusing on the climate crisis: raising funds to help families struggling in drought conditions, to access sufficient water to survive and thrive.
We’ll be distributing ‘Delivery Only’ envelopes to highlight the campaign
encouraging people to donate online/by phone
A Red Bucket will be in church at the 10am Sunday service during Christian Aid Week
Please click here for details on how to donate directly to Christian Aid.
Quiztian Aid online quiz, Saturday 8th May, 7pm
Our fun filled online quiz has returned and is suitable for all of the family.
It'll be hosted by special guests Tobi and Prisca Bakare, Rhidian Brook, Kris Marshall, Kate Bottley and Rowan Williams.
Use the form on the Christian Aid website here to sign up.
Song of the Prophets: A Requiem for the Climate, Wednesday 9th June, 7-8pm
Join us virtually to witness the debut performance of a new orchestral work Song of the Prophets: A Requiem for the Climate. There will be an address from Dr Rowan Williams, former Archbishop of Canterbury, and a panel discussion with climate campaigners.
Christian Aid has collaborated with Chineke! Orchestra - Europe's first majority-BME orchestra - and St Paul’s Institute, on the performance of a new piece of music based on Christian Aid’s climate change work.
You must sign up to join, click here to sign up.
Thank you. Together we can STOP this climate crisis.
We’ll be celebrating with an Ascension Day Communion with Music at 7:30pm, also on Zoom.
'Light up the world with prayer', 13th-23rd May
Join in with the global prayer movement ‘Thy Kingdom Come’ which invites Christians around the world to pray, in the period between Ascension and Pentecost, that more people will come to know God's love for them through Jesus Christ. There are many resources on the national website here
and we’ll be sharing on our social media pages short daily prayers by leaders from different traditions within Churches Together in Hertfordshire/Bedfordshire.
APCM, Sunday 23rd May after 10am service
We invite nominations for PCC members and Churchwarden elections, please note that the nomination forms are in church and completed forms should go to Christine Solway, via the Parish Office. The APCM documentation is published from the PCC page here
. Please note that the finance documents will be added after approval at the PCC meeting on 10th May.
Town Project invitation, Monday 24th May
Would you like to help with planting some trees and shrubbery in a newly created ‘wet woodland’ near to Old River Lane? It’s anticipated this will take place on 24th May so for now, if you’re interested in being kept up to date, please register your interest at email@example.com / 01279 507464.
Churches Together in Bishop's Stortford, Week of Prayer, 7th-13th June
The annual Week of Prayer is scheduled to take place from 7th to 13th June with different churches hosting and taking the lead on different topics. St Michael's will be hosting a session on the Persecuted Church on Monday 7th June. More details in due course.
Bridge Worship Sunday 6th June, 5:30-6:30pm on Zoom
More details to be confirmed in due course. If you'd like to join, please contact Al Evans at firstname.lastname@example.org
Holiday Bible Week 2021 ‘Eyewitness’, 2nd-6th August
The committee continues to meet online to pray and plan for HBW 2021. We are sad that we cannot hold
HBW in person this year for all the safety of all involved. HOWEVER - we are feeling very hopeful as plan for an online virtual HBW with entertaining games, crafts, songs and teaching for children of our town! Keep your eyes peeled for the registration forms on the HBW website
or via Facebook!