Weekly Link Jan 14th





  • Vicar:      Canon Stephen Carter Tel: 01621 854179
  • Curate:    The Reverend Julie Willmot revjuliewillmot@talktalk.net
  • Warden:   Dennis Johnson: 01621 842410
  • Warden:   Jenny Clinch: 01621 840057





8.00am     Holy Communion (BCP p69)   (Stephen)


10.00am     Parish Eucharist and Junior Church

        Celebrant: Stephen; Preacher: Canon Graham

Hymns: AMNS

Introit: 49

Reading: 1 Samuel 3:1-10  (RCL p. 465)

Gradual:  48

Gospel:  John 1:43-end

Offertory Hymn: 51

Eucharistic Prayer: B

Communion Hymn: 54

Post Communion Hymn: 47   


4.00pm    Evensong and Sermon

(Officiant Adrienne; Preacher Stephen)

Readings: Isaiah 60: 9-end; Hebrews 6:17-7:10

Psalm:  96

Hymns: 327,47,52,8




The Week Ahead  January 15th - January 20th

Monday          We pray for  our churchwardens and their deputies

 8.30am  Morning Prayer

10.00-12.00  Maldon Pioneers in the D’Arcy Room

 No Evening Prayer

 7.30pm  Mission Committee meeting


Tuesday        We pray for all who read in church

 8.30am  Morning Prayer

10.00am  Holy Communion in St Mary’s

10.00am-12.00  Meeting Point in the D’Arcy Room

 5.30pm  Evening Prayer


Wednesday     We pray for all residents in our parish

8.30am  Morning Prayer

No Evening Prayer

7.00-8.00pm  Parish Office in Church


Thursday  Beginning of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 

We pray for  the United Reformed Church

8.30am         Morning Prayer  in St Mary’s

9.15am         Sunshiners

11.00am        Holy Communion

2.00pm          Maldon Ladies in the D’Arcy Room

5.30pm          Evening Prayer

7.30pm          Choir Practice


Friday    We pray for the Baptist Church


Saturday  We pray for the Methodist Church




Next Sunday January 21st  The Third Sunday of Epiphany

8.00am  Holy Communion (BCP p.71) (Stephen)

10.00am  Civic Service

  Celebrant: Stephen;

  Preacher: The Very Revd Nicholas Henshall Dean of Chelmsford

  (Printed order of service)


 4.00pm  Parish Eucharist

   Celebrant and Preacher: Stephen

   Readings: Revelation 19: 6-10; John 2:1-11   (RCL p474)


This morning Alan will be taking the services at St Michael’s and St Margaret’s



Please also remember in your prayers

Those who live in Limebrook Way and the Mallows

Those who have Communion at home: Ron and Sheila Keyes, Kate Wells, Barbara Brown, Joan Raymond, residents of Longfield and Hailey House

Those in long term care: Frieda Mahood, Daphne Harding, Pamela Girling

For healing for those from our parish: Kym Lawford, Karen Mack, Rita Penny, Mick Mead, Sally Barnes, Gill Sale, Vera Gentry, Anne Robertson, Georgie Dearman

For healing  - others for whom our prayers are requested Geoff Wells, Les Lindsay, Caroline Porter, Iris Barrett, Chris Thorby, Helen Pepper, Elizabeth Reid, Jo Stark, Jo Jones, Geoff Vale, Lisa Stocking, Martin Jenkins, Tony Turnball, Ellen Standing,

The Departed:   Robert Shanks, Rhiannon Bailey, Natalie Lewis-Hoyle and   Peter Ball




CIVIC SERVICE     Please note that the 10.00am service on Sunday January 21st will not be Parish Eucharist, but a Civic service for the mayor and town council. We do hope this will be supported by our regular congregation. The Eucharist that day will be at 4.00pm. The preacher in the morning will be the Very Reverend Nicholas Henshall, Dean of Chelmsford, who is a lively and stimulating preacher.


ROBERT SHANKS    A service of Thanksgiving for Robert’s life will be in All Saints on Monday 22nd January at 3.00pm


SPECIAL BIRTHDAYS IN JANUARY    Prebendary Paul Barnes will be celebrating his 80th on St Paul’s day (January 25th) and Gwen Johnson her 70th on January 20th


LADIES BREAKFAST    Friday 26th January, 09. 45am. at the White Horse. If you would like to partake, the usual forms will be at the back of the church for you to sign and order your meal. Joan. D.


PRAYER AND PRAISE FOR JANUARY   will be on Sunday 28th at 6.30pm (The Feast of Candlemas- the Presentation of Christ in the Temple) and will be lead by Canon Graham.


ALL SAINTS ARTS FESTIVAL MAY 25TH - 29TH 2018    this is going to be a major event in the life of our parish this year, both in fundraising and bringing many visitors to our church. If it is to be a success we will need LOTS OF HELP.

If you are willing to help on one of the days of the Festival, particularly with catering and stewarding and for making cakes! Please see lists at back of church.

There are rotas for stewarding, cakes and helping in the kitchen, please put your name down if you are able to cover any of these. Many thanks




CHURCH LINK VISITORS:  Please keep the Ministry Team up to date on those who are housebound, ill or lonely and who might appreciate a visit. Please make us aware of any people who have not been seen in church for some time.

CARDS:  If you know of someone who ought to receive a card from the church family at All Saints to mark a special occasion (birthday, anniversary etc) or to let them know we are thinking of them in a time of need, please contact Barbara Gale on 01621 928538  email ba.gale@talktalk.net  who sends out cards on behalf of us all. 



THE LINK    most weeks when producing the Link, I struggle to fit everything in, as you can see this week I have more space than content!!

If you have any items that could be shared with the congregation please let  me know. Many thanks Barbara


The Parish Office is open on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month in the D’Arcy Room from 7.00pm to 8.00pm





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