Sunday 15th May to Saturday 21st May 2016

Thank you to everyone who supported those collecting in our villages and your generous support.


The Queen’s Official Birthday WeekEnd 11/12 June.

St Mary’s Church Gamlingay will be marking it with a beacon on the top of the tower, to be lit at 7.30 p.m. on the Saturday (Courtesy of The Friends of St Mary’s) and prayers in church at the 9:30 a.m. Sunday service.



BARN DANCE AND HOG ROAST will be held on SATURDAY, 2ND JULY at Castle Farm, Gamlingay.   Further details soon.


Farewell Service for the Reverend Steve Rothwell

Steve will be moving to a new parish, (St. James, Cambridge) in the summer. A farewell service will be held for the Benefice in St. Mary's Church, Gamlingay at 10:00 a.m. on Sunday 24th July. The service will be followed by lunch in the Church Hall.


Here are details of our regular activities:

Food Bank

Donations can be left in the box in St. Mary's church. If you can help or have any queries speak to Gerry Brunt and if you know of anyone in need get them to phone Gerry on 07752428191.


Bell Ringing

Bell Ringing practice takes place every Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in church.


Chat Groups

 The next Chat Group will be at 2 Charnocks Close, Gamlingay on Wednesday 8th June 2016 starting at 10:30 a.m.

All welcome


 The Guild of St. Mary

The Guild Outings are on Monday 13th June at Southill Tea Rooms and Monday 20th June at Bletchley Park, full details from Valerie Miller. 




Bible Study Group

The next Bible Study Group will be on Tuesday 7th June at 10:30 a.m. at The Rectory.

All welcome - bring a Bible. 


Soup Lunch

The next Soup Lunch will be on Wednesday 22nd June at 12:30 in St. Mary's Church Hall Gamlingay.

Home-made soup and bread, with a simple pudding, tea or coffee for

£5.00 per person.

All proceeds go to Church funds.



Church Diary 2016


April May June

4      Communion – Avenells, + Home Communion

Standing Committee

7    Pastoral Group

13 Chat Group

18  Guild

23   Festival of Choirs

24   APCM  + Bring and Share Lunch

26 Social Committee Meeting

27  Soup Lunch

27   Education and Worship Committee

28   Friends Golf Day at Bourne Golf Club

2    Benefice Walk

9  Communion – Avenells, +  Home Communion

11  Chat group

12  Pastoral Group

16  Guild

21 Quiz night

25  Soup Lunch

6  Communion – Avenells +   Home Communion

8 Chat group

9 Pastoral Group

11 - 12 The Queen's Official Birthday Weekend

22    Soup Lunch

24 - 26 Hatleys Big Weekend

27  Standing Committee




July August September

2  Friends Barn Dance

4  Communion – Avenells, + Home Communion

    Buildings Task Force at 23 Mill St.

5  Social Committee Meeting

7   Pastoral Group

7  Coffee morning

9   Tolthorpe Hall Theatre Visit (details to be confirmed)

11  PCC

18    Guild

20 Soup Lunch

1    Communion – Avenells, + Home Communion

10   Chat group

11   Pastoral Group

24   Soup Lunch

5 Communion – Avenells, + Home Communion

    Music Committee                                                   

7   Education and Worship Committee

 8  Pastoral Group

12   Standing Committee

14   Chat group

??? Village Show Teas


21 Soup Lunch

19 PCC

30 Harvest Supper


October November December

2     Harvest

3    Communion – Avenells, +  Home Communion

4      Social Committee Meeting

6      Pastoral Group

12   Chat group

17 Guild

Sing –along film evening (Mama Mia?)  TBD

26  Soup Lunch         

6 Standing Committee

7  Communion – Avenells  +   Home Communion

9 Chat group

10  Pastoral Group

14 Guild

19 Quiz night

21 PCC

23 Soup Lunch

5    Communion, Avenells + Home Communion

14    Chat group

18    Pastoral Group

10/11  Big Christmas Weekend

???   Christmas Social TBC

19   Guild