This Week at St Mary’s

Sunday 20 October – Eighteenth Sunday after Trinity

8.00 Holy Communion

9.15 Parish Communion
Hymns: 531, 312, 420, 922, 379
Refreshments for all at 10.30 

10:45 Family Tea & Toast Service with Baptism of Lucy Agnes James

12.30 Baptism of Evie Hefferon


Thursday 17th
10.00 Holy Communion
7.30 Ladies Group, Parish Centre: ‘Sandringham and Christmas’: Colin Alderson

Saturday 19th
7.00 Probus Club Charity Concert at St Mary’s

Monday 21st
9.00 Morning Prayer
1.00 Burley Babies & Tots, Parish Centre

Wednesday 23rd
9.00 Ecumenical Prayers, Menston Methodist Church

Thursday 24th
10.00 Holy Communion

Saturday 26th
9.30 PCC Coffee Morning, Parish Centre
7pm Cheese & Wine Evening to hear about Alastair’s sabbatical, Parish Centre

Sunday 27th
8:00 Holy Communion
9.15 Parish Communion
Refreshments for all at 10.30
10:45 Family Tea & Toast Service


Collect of the Day: God, our judge and saviour, teach us to be open to your truth and to trust in your love, that we may live each day with confidence in the salvation which is given through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Gospel Reading: Luke 15, 25-32

To see the text of these readings, click HERE

Please pray this week for:

RIP: Janet Bellwood, Eric Syril
Sick: Stan Richards, Monica Richardson, Tom Powell, Roger Claughton
Within Burley: Manse Road and Manse Crescent

If you require prayer, please contact Kelvin Newberry (863752) or Margaret Young (863843)


Cheese and Wine evening: Come and hear about Alastair’s sabbatical, on Saturday 26 October, 7-9pm in the Jepson Room at the Parish Centre. Please either sign up in church or ring Becky on 07874 226690 if you would like to come. 

Memorial Service: On Sunday 3 November at 3pm there will be a service to remember those we love who are no longer with us.

The ARK presents A Celebration of the life of Jean Vanier at St John’s, Ben Rhydding on Sunday 3 November. 2-3pm arrive & chat – tea, coffee & juice available,  3-5pm celebration service, 5-6pm refreshments (please bring food to share), 6pm film ‘Summer in the Forest’. All welcome for some or all of the time. For information call 01943 601430, or see Gareth Brearley or Jane Schofield. 

Craft & Gift Fair in aid of the charity ‘Mary’s Meals’, at the Catholic Church on 9 November, 10.30 – 2.30. Tea, coffee, soup and cake will be served.

Huge thanks to all those who helped, welcomed and prepared for the visit by Mama Samira and Mama Hewaya from Sudan two weeks ago. It was a great success and everyone enjoyed it. Mary Brooks 

The Christian Aid Harvest Appeal will receive the money donated at Tea, Toast & Coffee time this month. Please give generously at coffee time, or to a churchwarden, Mary Dale or me, Janet Squire 

Burley-Tereli Friendship Trust calendars (£6) & handmade Christmas cards (£2.50 for 3) now available from Janet Squire (862582) Thank you for your support. 

The Pinsuti Choir will be holding a concert on 9 November at St Mary’s Church to remember Paul Woodhouse. The Burley-Téréli Friendship Trust will be serving refreshments. Tickets £10 each, available from the Parish Office or Janet Squire. 

Three volunteers needed in Open Door: Two for 3rd Wednesday each month and one for the 1st and 5th (when there is one) Wednesdays, 10.00-12.00. If you are interested but not on those days do give us a call as we have a stand-by list for those not wanting a regular commitment. Ring 864405 for further information.

Children’s Society Box Opening: Please leave boxes at the Parish Centre. I’ll collect them and return them there when emptied. Please ring 01943 863652 for collection of your box. If you don’t have a Children’s Society box and would like to have one, please ring me on the above number. Many Thanks, Judith Hird

and don’t forget….

New House Groups: It’s not too late to join, please contact the leaders for dates: 

  • Monday 8pm Weekly, Sara Kirk 07884 473342 & Mary Brooks, 07770 403227, 21 Southfield Road
  • Monday 7:30 Fortnightly, Janet Squire 862582 & Lizzie Reynolds, 07553 820799, 19 Southfield Road
  • Tuesday 7:30 Fortnightly, Alastair Kirk 863216, 21 Southfield Road
  • Wednesday 8pm Monthly, Charles Prest 865517, Dial House, Main Street
  • Thursday 10:30-12.00 Fortnightly, Margaret Young 863843, 21 St Philip’s Drive
  • Thursday 7:30 Fortnightly, Becky Berry 07874 226690 and Paul & Irene Fowler 862377, 40 Southfield Road