The Three Rivers Group of Parishes
Church of England - Diocese of Ely

Chippenham, Fordham, Isleham, Kennett, Snailwell


Services

 

Many thanks to Rev’d Ed Olsworthy-Peter for taking the service at Snailwell today.

New Rector appointed for the Three Rivers Group

The Rev'd David Cleugh has been appointed as Rector for the Three Rivers Group David is currently Priest-in-charge of the parishes of Leadgate, Medomsley and Ebchester in the Diocese of Durham.

All are invited to the institution and installation of the Rev’d David Cleugh by the 
Bishop of Ely on Friday, October 20 at 7.30pm in St Peter and St Mary Magdalene, Fordham. We welcome David and his family to the Diocese.

Group Pet Service on Sunday September 24
  at 4.30pm at Chippenham Church

Photo of the attendees last year at Snailwell.

Tuesday mornings - opportunities to meet!

  • Fordham church cafe 
    As usual on August 8 onwards.
    From 9am onwards. Refreshments and play area for children.

  • St Andrew's Isleham Coffee morning 
    Tea, coffee, cake and bacon rolls, from 9am- 12noon. 

Fordham Day Centre lunch club - next on September 27

Fordham Day Centre is a lunch club for older people and meets on the 1st and 4th Wednesday of each month from 10.30am to 2.30pm.

We meet at Withers’ Place community room for company, chat and food. Coffee and tea are provided on arrival, then lunch and a cup of tea before you leave.

We have a “mobility” taxi available, if needed, for transport to and from the meetings. The Day Centre is run by volunteers (not carers) who cook and look after the members.

If you are interested and would like to know more about the Day Centre please contact Judith Wood. Tel: 01638 720328.

The Thursday Prayer Group - next on September 28

We now meet on a weekly basis to pray together about current affairs and needs for approximately one hour, and would welcome any who would like to join us, whether you wish to pray aloud or in your heart. On September 28 we shall meet at the Vatcher's, 96 The Causeway, Isleham.

Grave Talk - a new initiative next on Saturday October 7

Grave Talk is a café space where people can talk about death, dying and planning our own funeral services. 

This project, launched through the Church of England is taking place in Fordham church on the first Saturday of the month (except August), from 10am – 11.30 ish. Good coffee and cake provided. All welcome. 

Contact Carol Taylor for more details.

Messy Church - next on October 8

For families - Crafts, story/song session and a simple meal at Fordham church from 3.30-5.30pm on the second Sunday of the month.

If you know anyone who would like to take part, or you would like to help in any way please do speak to one of the Ministry Team.  

Upcoming dates - 

  • October 8

Mums+ - next Friday October 13

Mums+ is a monthly coffee morning for fun, conversation and sharing our questions of life, faith and parenthood – all ages welcome.  

Upcoming dates -

  • Friday 13 October 9.15ama at Fordham Garden Centre.

For more info: For more info: Laura Cox-Watson for details 01638 724839.

The institution and installation of the Rev’d David Cleugh 
Friday October 20 at 7.30pm at Fordham

All are invited to the institution and installation of the Rev’d David Cleugh by the Bishop of Ely on Friday, October 20 at 7.30pm in St Peter and St Mary Magdalene, Fordham. We welcome David and his family to the Diocese.

Healing Eucharist - next October 22

Healing Eucharist is on the 3rd Sunday of the month in the evening and is held at Fordham at 6.30pm.

Daily Bread - readings for the week beginning September 17

Monday September 18 Wisdom 1
Mark 9: 38-end 
Tuesday September 19 Theodore, archbishop, 690
Wisdom 2
Mark 10: 1-16
Wednesday September 20 John Coleridge Patteson, bishop, and companions, martyrs, 1871
Wisdom 3
Mark 10: 17-31
Thursday September 21 Matthew the Apostle
1 Kings 19: 15-end
2 Timothy 3: 14-end
Friday September 22 Wisdom 5: 1-16
Mark 10: 35-45
Saturday September 23 Wisdom 5: 17-6: 11
Mark 10: 46-end
Sunday September 24 Fifteenth Sunday of Trinity
Philippians 1: 21-end
Matthew 20: 1-16

Daily Bread - readings for the week beginning September 24

Monday September 25 Wisdom 6: 12-23
Mark 11: 1-11 
Tuesday September 26 Wisdom 7: 1-14
Mark 11: 12-26
Wednesday September 27 Wisdom 7: 15-8:4
Mark 11: 27-end
Thursday September 28 Wisdom 8: 5-18
Mark 12: 1-12
Friday September 29 Wisdom 5: 1-16
Mark 10: 35-45
Saturday September 30 Wisdom 10: 15-11: 10
Mark 12: 18-27
Sunday October 1 Sixteenth Sunday of Trinity
Philippians 2: 1-13
Matthew 21: 23-32

Mid-week services - note revised schedule

Monday  9am Morning Prayer at Kennet.
We meet at 7 The Close, Kennett.
Tuesday 8.15am Morning Prayer at Isleham at St Andrew's Social Centre.
10.15am Collective Worship at Fordham School.
Wednesday 8.15am Morning Prayer at Chippenham.
7pm Compline at Snailwell.
Please note there will be no Compline at Snailwell on Wednesday 27 September.
Thursday 8.30am Holy Communion at Fordham.
9am Collective Worship at Isleham School.
10.15am Collective Worship at Kennett School.
Friday 8.15am Morning Prayer at Fordham.

Major Festivals: Easter, Christmas Day 8am Holy Communion BCP at Fordham.

Home Communions where requested.

All three schools attend church at Harvest, Christmas and Easter and at other times as they ask.

Please do ask others to join us all for worship either on Sundays or during the week.

Sunday Services in The Three Rivers Group

Chippenham

 

1st Sunday 11am Family Service.
2nd, 3rd & 5th Sundays  11am Sung Eucharist.
4th Sunday 6.30pm Evensong.

Fordham

1st, 2nd, 4th & 5th Sundays 11am Sung Eucharist.
3rd Sunday 11am Family Service.
1st Sunday 6.30pm Evening Worship of various kinds during the year.
3rd Sunday Healing Eucharist at 6.30pm.

Isleham

1st, 2nd, 4th & 5th Sundays 9.30am Holy Communion.
3rd Sunday 9.30am Family Eucharist.

Kennett We now have a monthly service on the third Sunday of the month at 3.30pm.
Snailwell

1st, 3rd, 4th & 5th Sunday 9:30am Holy Communion.
2nd Sunday 9.30am Family Service.

Healing Eucharist will always be on the 3rd Sunday of the month in the evening and is held at Fordham at 6.30pm. 

 


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