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The Parishes of the Derwent Ings Benefice

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EC.=East Cottingwith,  E.=Elvington, S.=Sutton, T.=Thorganby,

W.= Wheldrake, B.= Benefice

Second Sunday before Advent
Sunday 19th November 2017
E. 10.30am Family Service
S. 10.30am Holy Communion
T. 9.00am Holy Communion
W. 8.00am Holy Communion
W. 10.30am Morning Prayer
Monday 20th November 2017
E. 10.00 Start! course, session 5, at Elvington Sports Club
S. 10.00am Coffee Drop in at the Village Hall
W. 7.30pm Home Group at the Rectory
Wednesday 22nd November 2017
W. 9.30am Healing Prayer Fellowship – Cottage
W. 10.45am Jigsaw Club in the Cottage
Thursday 23rd November 2017
W. 10.00am Toddler Club – Cottage
W. 7.30 Start! course, session 5, at Wheldrake Church Cottage
Friday 24th November 2017
E. 10.00am Elvington St Crux
W. 3.30pm Friday Club
Saturday 25th November 2017
Sunday 26th November 2017
EC. 10.30am Five Parish Communion
S. 12.00pm Bring and Share Lunch
Pray-er for the Community is:
Joyce Mallinson
E. Carols
We will be singing Carols on the Green, around the Christmas tree at Elvington on Sunday 10th December at 6.00pm, with mulled wine afterwards. Wrap up warm!
E. Christmas Allsorts
This is a light-hearted evening of music, words and refreshment in Elvington Church on Saturday 16th December at 7.00pm. Elvington Community Choir, children from the Primary School and other local performers will be taking part, and there will be opportunities for everyone to join in. Admission £5.00 on the door (children free)
B. Do you worry about falling?
Are you aged 65 years and over and had a fall in the last 12 months or worry about falling? If so, the University of York are looking for volunteers to take part in a study finding out if assessment and support from an occupational therapist can reduce falls. You will not need to travel anywhere in order to take part in the study. If you are interested in finding out more please call the University of York OTIS team on 0800 9150668 (Free-phone) to discuss if you are suitable for the study. Thank you.
W. Coffee Rota
Would anyone be willing to join the team to make Coffee after the Sunday morning service in church. We would be delighted to have a few more people to join us. See Phyllis Fox or Church Wardens.
W. Help wanted
Can you spare an hour on Saturday 2nd December to make Christingles. Meet in the Cottage at 10.30 let Paul know if you can come.
B. Prayer Diary
The latest Diocesan Prayer Diary is ready for you to download from the web page at
B. Diocesan E-News
The latest all-electronic issue of the E-News Bulletin is ready for you to download from the web page at
T. Calendar
Thorganby have produced a photographic calendar with pictures relating to Thorganby. The calendar is on sale at £8 each. The profit will be divided between the church and village hall. Please contact Betty for further details.
B. Our new reader – Margaret Clegg
Margaret was licensed to officiate as a Reader in our benefice at the Minster last week. On November 26th we have our Five Parish service which will be at East Cottingworth Church. This service will be a celebration of Margaret’s licensing and we will also ask God’s blessing on her ministry, in particular, as we all work together as the body of Christ. Afterwards we will have a bring and share lunch at Sutton Village Hall. Again we hope that as many people as possible can come along to join in the celebrations. If you would like any more information or would like a lift to either of these events please contact Catharine Grievson on 448349 or Ian Kitchen on 448230
E. St Crux
Elvington Church have a stall at York’s St Crux to sell bric-a- brac, toys, books, refreshments etc. on Friday 24th November. This is a great fund-raiser for the Church. We will need donations of things to sell, as well as help on the day to work the stall and serve drinks. Please also come along and support. Can you help? Please contact Sue Shaw (607092), Julie Pigg (608114)
W & T. Lions Christmas lunch
We are holding the senior citizens Christmas lunch on Monday 4th December at Elvington Air Museum. Starts about 3:30pm until around 6pm. There is free coach transport from Thorganby and Wheldrake. To book a place contact Ken Hardgrave on 448198 or Brian Woollacott on 448297
W. St Crux. 1st December
We need your bric a brac and books to make this event a success, please leave them under the tower. We also need offers of baking, transport and help on the day. Please sign up on the sheet at the back of church with your offers
W. Nursing Home Christmas Fair
Somerset Nursing Home, will be holding a Christmas Fair Saturday on Saturday 2nd December, starting at 2.00pm
Diary Dates
November 2017
19th 10.30am Family Service with Tearfund at Elvington
19th 4.00pm Chill out Church at Wheldrake
24th 10.00am Elvington St Crux Sale
26th 10.30am Five Parish Communion East Cottingwith
December 2017
1st 10.00am Wheldrake St Crux Sale
2nd 2.00pm Somerset Nursing Home Christmas Fair
3rd Advent Sunday
3rd 4.00pm Wheldrake Christingle Service
10th 9.30am Family Morning Wheldrake School
10th 10.30am Two Parish Communion Thorganby
10th 6.00pm Elvington Carols on the Green
12th Decorate Wheldrake Church for Christmas
13th 7.30pm Thorganby Hunt Carol Service
16th Elvington Christmas Concert in Church
17th10.30am Elvinton Crib and Christingle Service
17th 10.30am Thorganby Nativity Play in Church
17th 6.30pm Sutton Carol Service
17th 6.30pm Wheldrake Carol Service
18th 6.00pm Wheldrake KS2 Christmas Concert in Church
19th 6.00pm Elvington KS2 Christmas Concert in Church
19th 7.00pm Carol Singing at the Nursing Home
20th 10.00am Sutton School Carol Service in Church
20th 9.30am Wheldrake School Christmas Service in Church
22nd 2.30pm Elvington School Christmas Service in Church
22nd 7.00pm Thorganby Carol Service
22nd 8.00pm Carol Singing at the Wenlock
24th 4.00pm Elvington Carol Service
24th 4.00pm Thorganby Crib and Christingle Service
24th 4.00pm Wheldrake Crib Service
24th 6.30pm East Cottingwith Carol Service
24th 11.30pm Sutton Midnight Communion
24th 11.30pm Thorganby Midnight Communion
24th 11.30pm Wheldrake Midnight Communion
25th 8.00am Wheldrake 1662 Communion
25th 10.30am Elvington Family Holy Communion