‘Not by might nor by power, but by my
Spirit,’ says the Lord almighty.
Zechariah 4 : 6
Sunday 17th November - 2nd before Advent
10.00am Holy Communion (Readings: 2 Thess 3: 6 - 13 Luke
21: 5 - 19)6.00pm Evening Prayer (Readings: As above)
Sunday 24th November - Christ the King
10.00am Celebration service with Scripture Union team
6.00pm Holy Communion (BCP) (Readings: Col 1: 11 - 20
Luke 23: 33 - 43)
Sunday 1st December - Advent 1
10.00am Family Service (Readings: Romans 13: 11 - end
Matt 24: 36 - 44)
HAND BELLS - would you like to learn to ring the
hand bells? Join us in the church on Monday evenings at 7.30pm
when we are practicing ringing a couple of carols for the Christmas
SHOEBOXES - The deadline for collection is TODAY.
They are going to the pickup points tomorrow. If you still have
yours, please drop it off to church or the Vicarage by first
thing tomorrow morning (Monday).
This year's CHRISTMAS FAYRE Sat 23rd Nov - if
anyone has any: books, jigsaws, games or any unused gifts that
they would like to donate, then please see Sue or Hazel. If
anyone can make any cakes to bring on the day that would be
excellent. But most important of all - please come along and
enjoy all the stalls, refreshments and lunches and bring friends,
neighbours and family with you! Father Christmas will be there
We will be hosting a CHRISTMAS TREE FESTIVAL in
church from Wed 4th - Sun 8th Dec. The festival is a 'first'
for Locking and a start to the Christmas season which we hope
many will enjoy coming to. The church will be open from 11-5
on each of these days for folk to come in and look around. There
will also be an informal Community Carols by Fairy Lights event
on Saturday 7th at 3pm with seasonal refreshments. We would
be grateful if a few people could volunteer to help at this
by either serving refreshments or welcoming people when they
arrive. Please speak to Gillian or the Wardens if you would
like to know more. If you would like to take part by decorating
a tree, we are now able to open this up to church members. There
is a sign-up sheet in church.
BRASS CLEANING - The annual brass cleaning in
preparation for Christmas will take place in church at 10am
on Monday 9th December. We'd be grateful if as many of you as
possible could assist us with this and as usual a friendly cuppa
and mince pie awaits you all!
PRAYER MEETING on Tuesday 10th December 7pm -
8pm - do come and join us in the Green Lounge - all are welcome!
When we pray we ask for God's kingdom to come and it does!
This year we are CAROL SINGING in the daytime
outside Manor Stores. We will be handing out invitations to
Christmas services and giving out sweets and mince pies. This
will take place on Wednesday 18th December at 3pm. please put
it in your diary now.
The date for the CAROL SERVICE has been changed to Sunday 22nd
December at 6pm.
BOXING DAY LUNCH Are you alone over Christmas?
Would you like lunch on Boxing Day, meet with others and home
before dark? If yes, please sign up on the sheet in Church.
PRAYER CHAIN - If you need prayer for yourself
or another then there is a team of people ready to pray. For
Locking, please contact Christine Sceeny phone 822331 or for
Hutton Kay Cole phone 811424 and they will send out the prayer
request. It would be lovely to know how the person we are praying
for is getting on, or whether they still need more prayer. It
is a great encouragement for us all to hear that God is answering
our prayers, please send feedback to Christine or Kay.
NOVEMBER’S DIOCESAN PRAYER CALENDAR is now
available at www.bathandwells.org.uk/prayer-calendar. Some copies
are printed and are in church - please take your copy!
BOARD GAMES GALORE - Sunday 17th November 2019
3pm - 6pm in the Church Centre, all welcome - individuals and
families - u 18s please bring a parent. Bring your own favourite
board or table top game to play, many games also available to
play. Refreshments provided. For more information please contact
Chris Wilkins Phone 01934 823556. Next games afternoon 15th
FIND THE STAR 14th / 15th December. Place a large
star in your front garden and be part of the “Find the
Star” trail in Hutton and Locking villages. Stars can
be bought or hand made by children / adults, lit or unlit. To
register your star please contact the benefice office - 01934
822857 by 6th December. Trail maps will be available after this
date so you can go on your own star hunt and see how many you
ALPHA COURSE - Please pray for all those coming
to Alpha that they would grow in their faith.
NIGHT ASSESSMENT CENTRE need: sleeping bags, blankets
(not duvets) boxer shorts, cereal (especially coco pop style)
Marmite, peanut butter, chocolate spread, cheese spread, pot
noodles, squash and juice drinks. Drop offs at Worle Autos 12
Coker Road BS22 6BX or the Night Assessment Centre Wednesdays
6pm - 7pm. Or leave near the Food Bank box clearly marked NAC.
WESTON FOODBANK - Please leave any non-perishable
goods in the box in the porch for Locking and by the font for
Hutton. Urgently needed items: Tinned tomatoes, Tinned potatoes
or instant mash, Custard or rice pudding, Instant soup, Instant
noodles, Juice or squash, Tinned meat or fish and Toiletries.
They've got plenty of Baked beans and Sanitary products. Thank
you for your continued support.
SOMEWHERE TO GO provides a safe, non-judgmental
place for those who need support, advice, a friendly ear and
it has been a crutch to many people who have been lost, lonely
and at crisis points in their lives. Hot meals, access to a
shower and medical help is provided 3 days a week. We rely entirely
on donations and urgently require sleeping bags and funds. Please
contact Mike or Margaret Cooper in Locking if you can help (Tel
822408), thank you.
Services at St Augustine’s Locking
|Sun 3rd Nov
|Sun 10th Nov
||Remembrance and Parade service
||Evensong in Hutton
|Sun 17th Nov
||Holy Communion and shoeboxes back
|Sun 24th Nov
||Holy Communion (trad)
Childrens work every
Sunday in Church or the Church Centre.
Refreshments are served in the Church
Centre after morning services.
Services at St Mary’s Hutton
|Sun 3rd Nov
||Memorial Service in Locking
|Sun 10th Nov
||Remembrance at the war memorial
|Sun 17th Nov
||Celtic Holy Communion
||Evening Prayer in Locking
|Sun 24th Nov
||Holy Communion (trad) in Locking
Children’s work is run in the
church during 10am Services on 2nd and 4th Sundays –
check with notices.