November really begins for us on All Saints’ Sunday, 3rd November.
At 10am we have our Parish Eucharist celebrating all of God’s saints, perhaps thinking of those who have inspired us. In the
evening we welcome to St Mary’s for our
Annual Memorial Service those who, in the past year, have been bereaved; the service
is at
4pm.

On
Monday 4th November at 7.30pm the PCC meet for the last time in 2019! Any matters for the Church Council, please speak
to Tim or one of our wardens.

On the first two
Wednesdays in November, the 6th and 13th at 7.30pm we have the last two parts of our Prayer Course.

Two very different events on Saturday 9th November. At 9am we have our monthly Prayer Breakfast, and at 7.30pm we are
pleased to be hosting a concert of Baroque music by
Duo Piccolo e Grande.

On
Sunday 10th November at 10am we have our annual Remembrance Sunday Service, one of the most well attended
services in the year, and an important occasion for all in our community.

On M
onday 11th November at 7.30pm we welcome representatives from our neighbouring parishes for the S35 Churches
meeting.

There is a choice of events on
Tuesday 12th November. The Ecclesfield Bellringers AGM will be held in Church at 7.30pm,
the
Deanery Synod is also at 7.30pm on that night - venue tbc.

There will be two
Coffee Mornings at St Mary’s in November. On Sat 16th Ecclesfield in Bloom and on Sat 23rd The May
Queen’s.

On the afternoon of Sunday 23rd November at 5pm we have the last Youth Fellowship of 2019, and at 6.30pm it is the last
Prayer and Praise of the year.

A brief peep into December:
On
Advent Sunday, 1st December at 10am we will be having a traditional service of Advent Carols and Readings (during
this service we will send out the Posada around the Parish for Advent), and at
6.30pm a more contemporary Advent Service of
Ligh
t.

God bless,
Tim
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