August Newsletter
This newsletter is for the whole month of August. Please take it home for reference, then let the sidespeople know next time you come that you already have one; readings on a separate sheet.


Deepings Raft Race: Please be sure to visit the Churches Together craft activities if you attend the Raft Race this afternoon.

Mothers' Union: Members are reminded that a celebration for Mary Sumner Day will be held on Friday 9th August, 10.30am, at Bourne Church Hall, with a short act of worship and coffee morning. If you need a lift, please check details with Kate on 343981.

On Friday 30th August, Mothers' Union will host a Coffee Morning at Kate's house, 17, St Guthlac Avenue, Market Deeping, 10.30am - 12noon. Everyone is most welcome to come along; raffle, cakes, bring & buy and delicious refreshments.

Organ Celebrations: put the dates in your diary now.

  • Sunday 27th October: 10am Service of Re-dedication

Bishop Nicholas to Celebrate
Invited Guests
Specially composed Choral Music
Sung by Augmented Choir

  • Saturday 30th November: 7.30pm Organ Recital

Specially commissioned music
Played by the composer
Invited Guests

Greenbelt Festival: This Christian faith, arts and music festival takes place over August Bank Holiday weekend at Boughton House near Kettering. Check the website, where you will find details of the programme with something for all. Speak to Anne or Kate, regular attenders, for more details.

Church is open each day. Please come in to be still in God's presence, to pray or explore the building.

Cheques made payable to Market Deeping PCC.

Registered Charity Number 1133754



Thu 1st                      Bell Ringing Practice

Sun 4th                     7th Sunday after Trinity
                                   Celebrant: Rev David Hill
                                   Preacher: Nigel Bacon;
                                   Intercessor Ted Roberts
                                   Colossians 3.1-11; Luke 12.13-21
                    8.00am Said Eucharist
                  10.00am Parish Eucharist
                                   Churches Together children's activities in Community Centre garden at the Raft Race

Wed 7th   10.30am Holy Communion
Thu 8th       7.30pm Bell Ringing Practice
Fri 9th       10.30am Mothers' Union Deanery Coffee Morning for Mary Sumner Day, Bourne Abbey

Sun 11th                   8th Sunday after Trinity
                                   Celebrant: Rev Mostyn Davies
                                   Preacher: Kate Brown
                                   Intercessor: Nigel Bacon
                    8.00am Morning Prayer: Song of Solomon 8.5-7; 2 Peter 3.8-13
                  10.00am Parish Eucharist: Hebrews 11.1-3, 8-16; Luke 12.32-40
                    6.00pm Said Evening Prayer: Isaiah 11.10-12.6; 2 Corinthians 1.1-22

Wed 14th 10.30am Holy Communion
Thu 15th 7    .30pm Bell Ringing Practice

Sun 18th                   9th Sunday after Trinity
                                   Celebrant: Rev Julie Willingham
                                   Preacher: Rev Julie Willingham
                                   Intercessor: Kate Brown
                                   Hebrews 11.29 - 12.2; Luke 12.49-56
                    8.00am Said Eucharist
                  10.00am Parish Eucharist

Wed 21st 10.30am Holy Communion
Thu 22nd   7.30pm Bell Ringing Practice

Sun 25th                   10th Sunday after Trinity
                                   One service only today
                                   Celebrant: Rev David McCormack
                                   Preacher: Rev David McCormack
                                   Luke 13.10-17
                  10.00am All Age Eucharist with baptism

Wed 28th 10.30am Holy Communion
Thu 29th     7.30pm Bell Ringing Practice
Fri 30th     10.30am Mothers' Union Coffee Morning, 17 St Guthlac Avenue

Sun 1st                      11th Sunday after Trinity
                                    Celebrant: Rev Julie Willingham
                                    Preacher: Lisa Hughes
                                    Intercessor: Nigel Bacon
                                    Hebrews 13.1-8, 15-16; Luke 14.1,7-14
                     8.00am Said Eucharist
                   10.00am Parish Eucharist


Rotas for 4th August

Sidespeople:    8.00am Gordon Tyler
                          10.00am Joy Elliman, Roger Clarke, Di Wheatley, Jeff Jones
Readers:           8.00am Gordon Tyler
                          10.00am Di Wheatley
Offertory:                        Nettie Mitchell & Joan Meadows
Coffee:                             Stephen & Sandra Rouse

Rotas for 11th August

Sidespeople:   8.00am Anne Guthrie
                          10.00am Lyall Seale, Kay Roberts, Peter Hilton, Chris Warren
                            6.00pm Dave Betts
Readers:          8.00am Anne Guthrie
                          10.00am Keith Warren
                           6.00pm Ted Roberts
Offertory:                        Dorothy Harriss & Di Wheatley
Coffee:                            Jeff & Helen Jones

Rotas for 18th August

Sidespeople:   8.00am Kevin Dawson
                         10.00am Gwen Wass, Sandra Eberle, Keith Warren, Jan Hewitt
Readers:          8.00am Kevin Dawson
                         10.00am Dorothy Harriss
Offertory:                       Caroline Pope & Jean Jones
Coffee:                            Dorothy Harriss & Kay Bunn

Rotas for 25th August

Sidespeople: 10.00am Carol Cooper, Janis Hewitt, Joan Meadows, Tony Eberle Readers: 10.00am All Age
Offertory:                        Lovita & Jane Crockett
Coffee:                             Kay Roberts & Chris Gaughan

Rotas for 1st September

Sidespeople:   8.00am Anne Guthrie
                         10.00am Joy Elliman, Roger Clarke, Di Wheatley, Jeff Jones
Readers:          8.00am Anne Guthrie
                         10.00am Brian Holdich
Offertory:                       Peter Hilton & Geoff Chambers
Coffee:                            Linda Bates & Chris Warren


Sunday 13th October: Stewardship Sunday

Sunday 20th October: Harvest Festival

Sunday 27th October: Rededication Service for the Refurbished Organ



Greeting Cards: Pam Pearson and Greg Ford are still making very attractive cards which are on sale at the back of Church. Proceeds go to the fabric & maintenance fund.

Green School: Please keep up bookings for parties, meetings or classes: Caretaker Christine Gaughan: 01778344294 or 07964175924.

Floodlighting: Why not have the church floodlit to mark an anniversary or birthday in a unique way? Contact Kay Roberts 349021: £10 per evening.

Church Website: Please visit the Church Website, , to view photographs of the Garden Fete. Remember to forward items for inclusion on the website to Dave at and feel free to consult him if you need help to update your group's posting.

Donations Box: Please put donations of raffle prizes and/or wine to be used for Fundraising events in the box at the back of church - an easy way for you to help.

Smile Amazon: Shop on line? Register with Smile Amazon as one of our supporters, and each time you make a purchase via them Church will receive a small donation from their profit. Together these amounts add up to a useful total!

Cheques made payable to Market Deeping PCC
Registered Charity Number 1133754