Yesterday was Stir Up Sunday and we in the Vicarage made our Christmas Pudding and Cake. We’re trying a new cake recipe this year which doesn’t need a long maturing, so hopefully we didn’t leave it too late!
The name stir up Sunday comes from the old collect (special prayer) which says “Stir up, O Lord, the wills of thy faithful people, that they plenteously bringing forth the fruit of good works, may of thee be plenteously rewarded”. So because it has ‘stir’ and ‘fruit’ in it, it became make the Christmas Pudding Sunday.
It also means that Advent starts next Sunday which means Christmas is coming! (Argh!).
So, what’s coming soon…
Coffee in the Carpark tomorrow, 8.40-9.15
Simple Lunch tomorrow at 12 followed by Communion at 12.45.
Morning Prayer on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at 9am.
Friday Flicks is a week on Friday (4th November) at 3.45pm in the Church Hall (text MJQ8R to 60777 to find out which film it is).
Christingle is a week on Sunday (6th November) at 4pm.
Hope to see you about this week!