Footsteps in Prayer

Walking with & praying for your own neighbours.
There is a Service of Commissioning and Encouragement for this new initiative from Buckden & District Churches Together at 6pm on Sunday September 13th in the marquee at the Lion Hotel.

Ride & Stride 2020

Team 2 from St Mary’s Buckden have just completed Ride & Stride. It was a beautiful sunny day. We set off at 10am, stayed relatively local, took lots of photos and visited
St Mary’s Buckden
St Mary’s Brampton
All saints Huntingdon
St Mary’s Huntingdon
St Michael the Archangel Huntingdon
Hartford Church
☕️ The Old Bridge ! Coffee stop 😊
Quaker Meeting House Godmanchester
St Mary the Virgin Godmanchester
Godmanchester Baptist Church
🐄 off road across the cows meadow 🐄
Brampton Methodist Church
Buckden Baptist Chapel (now a house)
St Hugh’s Buckden
Buckden Methodist Church

Team 1 visited 33 churches and rode 44 miles!!

There’s still time to sponsor us , just follow the link https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/stmarysbuckdenrideandstride

Join us this Sunday 13th Sept

There is a Sunday Service in church  at 11am on Sunday 13th September.   
Social distancing limits our capacity to 45, so you do need to reserve an attendance slot, by emailing the churchwarden david.pickavance1@outlook.com each week or adding your name to the list in the porch.  There are social distancing measures in place and there is currently no running water in the church, so please do read the instructions below before visiting and always wear a mask/face covering.
Social distancing measures for church services (from August 2020)

There is a virtual Sunday Service online for Sunday 13th September
We realise that not everybody will be comfortable attending a public service yet and, of course, our numbers are limited.  Therefore, we will continue to run the “virtual” sunday services on  Facebook and YouTube as well.  Everyone is welcome to join us in our “virtual” Sunday service.
A video of the service will be uploaded to Facebook and to YouTube. “St Mary’s Buckden”. So, if you can’t watch it at 11am on Sunday, you can always catch up later using the link here YouTube channel: St Mary’s Buckden

You can download this week’s service sheet, sermon and pewsheet here:

Footsteps in Prayer: Walking & praying for your own neighbours.
There is a Service of Commissioning and Encouragement for this new initiative from Buckden & District Churches Together at 6pm on Sunday September 13th in the marquee at the Lion Hotel.  

St Mary’s is open for private prayer and for services in the church on the following days and times :-
MONDAY – Open for PRIVATE PRAYER ONLY 10.00am to 4.00 pm
WEDNESDAY – COMMUNION SERVICE 9.30am
FRIDAY– Open for PRIVATE PRAYER ONLY 10.00am to 4.00 pm
SUNDAY – SERVICE 11.00am

There are strict social distancing measures in place, face coverings must be worn and numbers are limited, please read the notices and comply with these measures. Due to problems with the water supply, there are no toilet facilities available at this time.

September – Walks and APCM at St Mary’s

Download our newsletter here for more detail about services and events planned for September St Mary’s Newsletter september 2020.

Services: We are open for services and for private prayer each week and we also provide a virtual service via YouTube each week (see newsletter for more details)

Our other activities this month seem to have a walking theme!

Getting Active Walks: Every Thursday in September
Meet 7pm outside the Lion to walk for an hour or half hour. All welcome.

Ride & Stride:  Saturday 12 September
CHCT, our nominated charity this month, runs this annual sponsored event. Please sponsor our St Mary’s Team to walk / cycle / drive between our local churches https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/stmarysbuckdenrideandstride
If you would like to join us, please contact Anne on 07779 651974

Footsteps in Prayer: Do you want to pray but don’t know where to start? Would you like to walk & pray with/for your neighbours?  This new initiative from Buckden & District Churches Together launches on September 13th. Contact Rev Jes for more information.

 

Annual Meetings APCM & Election of Churchwardens
Sunday 27th September (postponed from April) starting at 12.15pm
All are welcome to attend. There are vacancies for PCC, Deanery Synod and churchwarden. Those on the church or civic electoral roll may vote in the election of churchwardens.  Those on the church electoral roll may vote in the PCC elections.
There are nomination forms at the back of church and on the website.
Due to Covid-19, we will not be using the usual paper volunteer sign-up sheets but will assume that all current volunteers wish to continue in the same roles.

Join us this Sunday – 30th August


There is a Sunday Service in church  at 11am on Sunday 30th August.   

Social distancing limits our capacity to 45, so you do need to reserve an attendance slot, by emailing the churchwarden david.pickavance1@outlook.com each week or adding your name to the list in the porch.  There are social distancing measures in place and there is currently no running water in the church, so please do read the instructions below before visiting and always wear a mask/face covering.
Social distancing measures for church services (from August 2020)

There is a virtual Sunday Service online for Sunday 30th August
We realise that not everybody will be comfortable attending a public service yet and, of course, our numbers are limited.  Therefore, we will continue to run the “virtual” sunday services on  Facebook and YouTube as well.  Everyone is welcome to join us in our “virtual” service for Sunday 30th August.
Download the service sheet and sermon here:
Morning prayer 300820
Sermon 300820 Barnabas
A video of the service will be uploaded to Facebook and to YouTube. “St Mary’s Buckden”. So, if you can’t watch it at 11am on Sunday, you can always catch up later using the link here YouTube channel: St Mary’s Buckden

You can download this week’s pewsheet here:
pewsheet 30-08-2020

St Mary’s is open for private prayer and for services in the church on the following days and times :-
MONDAY – Open for PRIVATE PRAYER ONLY 10.00am to 4.00 pm
WEDNESDAY – COMMUNION SERVICE 9.30am
FRIDAY– Open for PRIVATE PRAYER ONLY 10.00am to 4.00 pm
SUNDAY – SERVICE 11.00am

There are strict social distancing measures in place, face coverings must be worn and numbers are limited, please read the notices and comply with these measures. Due to problems with the water supply, there are no toilet facilities available at this time.

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