The Virtual Vicar

Church services around the Benefice

This list was last updated at 20:00 on 17 May 2022

The Church of England’s weekly online service is available on Sundays at 9:00am here

No matter where you live, you are very welcome to attend any service in any of our Churches.

DateChurchTimeServiceLed byBible Readings for the day
22nd MayRogation Sunday - Walk the 3 churches
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John 14:23-29
Silsoe08:15 AMStart of walk with prayersSimon Stranks
Flitton10:00 AMHoly CommunionRev Roger Wood
Pulloxhill12:00 PMPrayers
Silsoe01:30 PMFinish of walk with prayersMaggie Jeeves
Thursday 26th May Ascension DayPulloxhill07:30 PMUnited Benefice Holy CommunionRev Roger WoodActs1:1-11
Luke 24:44-53
Friday 27th MayFlitton10:00 AMUnited Benefice Said Communion (BCP)Rev Anne Barker
29th MaySilsoe09:30 AMHoly CommunionRev Anna GarvieActs 16:16-34
John 17:20-26
Pulloxhill11:00:00Social Sunday

For details of services in the coming months, please see the Benefice Services Page

Watch the short video below with our prayers and notices for the week
or scroll down to read them.

Benefice Prayer List

Please remember in your prayers this week

Those who have recently died, including

Ena Sharpe,
Liz Wilding

Those who are ill

Des Brazier,
Stuart Bridgman,
Alice Butler,
Rod Collier,
Alex Culley (great-grandson of Jean Arnold)
Kara De Napoli,
Martin Keighley,
Stella Lawton,
Belinda Ledgerton
Joan Preston

We also remember

All the staff and residents
at Taymer Nursing Home

Jonah Darbyshire –
great-grandson of Anne Stiles

If you have someone you would like our Congregations to include in their private prayers during the coming week, please email by Friday of each week.  Their name will then be shown here for the coming week and on the Pew Sheets for the services in church.

We welcome and pray for:

Flitton Font

Isabelle Lawson
who was baptised 
in Flitton Church
on 15 May 2022

Revs Simon and Louise Moore Rev Simon and Rev Louise Moore as they begin their preparations to become our Vicars in the Benefice

We congratulate

Wedding RingsChristopher Day & Jennifer Waters
who were married 
in Silsoe Church
on 21 May 2022

Benefice Notices

Rogation Walk

3 Churches Rogation Walk – 22 May 2022

Join walkers from all three parishes in our benefice as we walk to all our churches, stopping at each for prayer and refreshment! There’s a 3 Churches Communion service at Flitton at 10:00am to which all are welcome, even if they are not walking.

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Recorded Services

From March 2020 to August 2021, we recorded over 80 services, with a new service available nearly every week.  Those services are still available to watch and you will find the links to them here

You’ll find a links below  to a couple of other recordings offering you the opportunity to sing popular hymns or spend a peaceful time with prayers and readings.

Songs of Praise

Songs of Praise

This Songs of Praise service for our Virtual Congregation features 6 readings and 6 rousing hymns by singers from St Martins in the Fields and Kevin Mayhew Ltd

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A Gentle Journey of Prayers and Reflections

Contemplation: A Gentle Journey of Prayers and Reflections

A Gentle Journey isn’t a service – it’s a selection of prayers and reflections accompanied by restful music and tranquil images. Lasting just over 15 minutes, we hope that you will find peace and relaxation, comfort and inspiration – a time of quiet contemplation as you listen to these words of praise.

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Other Resources

During the Covid lockdowns we made other resources available under the Virtual Vicar, such as prayers for those who were ill, prayers to chare with children, morning & evening daily individual worship.  If you would like to access any of that material, you will find it here.

Supporting our Benefice and Churches

You can make a donation to support all 3 Churches in our Benefice by clicking on the button below which will take you to an online donation page

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