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JULY

Sun 1st 10.30 am Sung Eucharist

Tue 3rd 7 pm S8 Prayer Life in the Blythe Chapel

Sun 8th 10.30 am FAMILY EUCHARIST

Sat 14th 10 - 11.30 am COFFEE MORNING in church

Tue 17th Norton Free School Service (in afternoon)

Sun 22?d 9.30 am Early Risers; 10.30 am Sung Eucharist; Light Lunch

Sun 29th St James' Patronal Festival: 10.30 am FAMILY EUCHARIST

JUNE

Tue 5th 7 pm S8 Prayer Life in the Blythe Chapel

Sat 9th 10 - 11.30 am COFFEE MORNING in church

Sun 10th 10.30 am FAMILY EUCHARIST

Mon 18th 7.30 pm PCC

Sun 24th 9.30 am Early Risers; 10.30 am Sung Eucharist; Light Lunch

MAY

6th 10.30 am Sung Eucharist

10th Ascension Day Services TBA

12th 9.30 -11.30 Church Spring Clean

10 -11.30 am Coffee Morning in church

13th 10.30 am Family Eucharist

20th WHIT SUNDAY 10.30 am Sung Eucharist

27th 9.30 am Early Risers; 10.30 am Sung Eucharist; followed by light lunch.

APRIL

1st EASTER DAY 8 am Holy Eucharist; 10.30 am SUNG EUCHARIST; 6.15 pm Evensong.

3rd 10-12 Easter Craft in the Chantrey Centre

7th 9.30 -11.30 Church Spring Clean

10th 11 - 2 Wild Craft in and around St James' Church

14th 10 -11.30 am Coffee Morning in church

8th 10.30 am Sung Eucharist

15th 10.30 am Sung Eucharist

22?d 9.30 am Early Risers; 10.30 am Sung Eucharist

28th 12 - 4 Farmer's Market in and around St James' Church

29th 10.30 am Sung Eucharist

MARCH

6th 7 pm S8 Prayer Life in the Blythe Chapel

10th 10-11.30 am COFFEE MORNING in church

11th MOTHERING SUNDAY 10.30 am Family Service; 11.30 am Eucharist

18th 10.30 am Eucharist with Passiontide music (The Cross of Christ)

25th PALM SUNDAY 9.30 am Early Risers; 10.30 am Sung Eucharist with Procession of Palms

29th MAUNDY THURSDAY 7.30 pm Eucharist

30th GOOD FRIDAY 12 noon Family Service; 2 pm Liturgy of Good Friday

FEBRUARY

4th 10.30 am Sung Eucharist

6th 7 pm S8 Prayer Life in the Blythe Chapel

10th 10-11.30 am COFFEE MORNING in church

11th 10.30 am Family Eucharist, 12.15 pm Holy Baptism

14th ASH WEDNESDAY 10 am Eucharist

25th 9.30 am Early Risers; 10.30 am Sung Eucharist followed by Lent Lunch

JANUARY

2nd 7pm S8 Prayer Life in the Blythe Chapel

7th EPIPHANY 1 (The Baptism of Christ) 10.30am Sung Eucharist; 6.15pm Sung Evensong

13th 10-11.30am COFFEE MORNING in church

14th EPIPHANY 2 10.30am Family Eucharist

28th EPIPHANY 4 9.30am Early Risers 10.30am Sung Eucharist.

DECEMBER

2nd 11am -2pm St James' CHRISTMAS FAIR in the Chantrey Centre

3rd ADVENT SUNDAY 10.30am Sung Eucharist; 6.15pm Sung Evensong

5th 7pm S8 Prayer Life in the Blythe Chapel

9th 10-11.30am COFFEE MORNING in church

10th 9.30am Eucharist (said); 10.30am CHRISTINGLE & Carols, followed by refreshments

13th 7.30pm INAUGURATION Service for the Norton ('S8') Mission Partnership

16th 7pm Christmas CONCERT with the Community Choir and Swing Band

17th 10.30am Sung Eucharist; 6.15pm Service of NINE LESSONS and CAROLS

18th 6.30pm Chantreyland Nativity Service

19th 9.15am Norton Free (KS2) School Nativity Service

24th CHRISTMAS EVE 10.30am Eucharist; 2pm Children's Nativity and CRIB SERVICE 11.30pm First Eucharist of Christmas: MIDNIGHT MASS

25th CHRISTMAS DAY 8am Eucharist 10.30am FAMILY EUCHARIST with Carols

31st NEW YEAR'S EVE 10.30am Eucharist with carols and hymns

OCTOBER

7th Farmer's market, in and around the church. 12:00 - 4 pm.

SEPTEMBER

The normal pattern of services resumes.

9th (Sat) Heritage Weekend: Church open 10-12.00 and 2-5 pm. 10-11:30 Community Litter-Pick and Macmillan Coffee Morning. 3pm Talk by the Rector: 'What did the Reformers ever do for us?'

10th Education Sunday: 10.30 am Family Eucharist; Heritage Weekend; Church open 2-5 pm

24th 9.30 am Early Risers, then 10.30 am Sung Eucharist

AUGUST

6th The transfiguration of our Lord 10.30 am Sung eucharist (only service)

10-11:30 am Coffee Morning in church

13th 10.30 am Sung Eucharist (only service)

20th 8.00 am Holy Eucharist; 10:30 am Sung Eucharist

27th 8.00 am Holy Eucharist; 10:30 am Sung Eucharist

JULY

6th 2 pm Fellowship

Sat 8th 10 - 11.30 am Coffee Morning in church

9th 10.30 am Family EUCHARIST

Wed 12th 7.30 pm Wedding Preparation in church

23rd 9.30 am Early Risers, before usual 10.30 am EUCHARIST

30th 10.30 am Sung EUCHARIST - Sunday of our Patronal Festival

Other Community Events:

Sat 10th June SUMMER FAIR 11 am - 3 pm at the Chantrey Centre

Sat 24th June Oakes Family Fun Day: 10 am - 4 pm at Oakes Park

JUNE

Fri 2nd- Sat 3rd 24 hr Prayer Event begins midday; part of 'Thy Kingdom Come' at St Chad's, Woodseats

4th PENTECOST 10.30 am Sung EUCHARIST

2 - 5.30 pm Street Party at the Cathedral

6.15 pm EVENSONG

Thurs 8th GENERAL ELECTION DAY.

2 pm Fellowship; for venue see weekly notices.

11th TRINITY SUNDAY 10.30 am Family EUCHARIST

Thurs 22nd 11 am Consecration of Bishop Pete at York Minster

2 pm Fellowship

25th 9.30 am Early Risers, before usual 10.30 am EUCHARIST