Release International - Carole Finch is collecting used postage stamps for Release International to help persecuted Christians around the world. If you have any used postage stamps please put in the box on the North Aisle table.

Kneelers - We are disposing of the kneelers and are offering them to members of the congregation and other churches. Please feel free to take a kneeler.

All Saints Church, Radwell have a stock of newly pressed apple juice which is available at £3 per bottle. Please order from Maureen Winters 01462 730264.

Roecroft School has invited the congregation and their friends to tea and cake and a concert by their school choir on Monday 27 February at 2.30pm.

The Bishop of St Albans has announced that Revd Bill has accepted his invitation to be Assistant Rural Dean for the Deanery of Hitchin in addition to his existing office as vicar of Stotfold and Radwell. Please pray for Bill as he takes up this additional role.

Lent: A Lent lunch & reflection will take place on Wednesday 15 March and Wednesday 22 March. These sessions will be held in the Church Hall.

Quiz date for your Diary - The Friends of St Mary’s Church are hosting a Quiz on Saturday 4 March at 7.30pm in the Church Hall. The Quiz is now fully booked.

Odd Jobs needed. Students from the Academy of Central Bedfordshire, under staff supervision, would like to offer on Wednesday afternoons services such as carwashing, gardening, dog walking, cooking and light repairs. The school will not charge for these services and individuals are asked not to pay the students. However, you may choose to make a donation to the school, which will buy gift vouchers for the students. For details please contact Johanna Martin at the ACB by emailing jmartin@ or phoning 01462 410540. You can also speak to Johanna at our Community Coffee Morning on 22 February.

Church Magazine - The 2017 yearly subscription of £5 is now due for our quarterly magaine and if you wish to pay by this method please see Alison Collis.

Walking and Talking: an opportunity for fellowship. We are organising a series of walks, open to all, in the spring and summer months ahead. Each month will take us to a local church where Revd Bill will share a few moments of prayer & reflection. Some routes may include a drink at a local pub on route. We hope they will offer both fun & fellowship. David Ribbans has kindly agreed to plan & lead the walks. Please contact David if you are interested on 01462732659.

Samaritans Purse Update - just to let you know that our Christmas gift shoe boxes went to children in Bosnia.