This Week

 

 

                                                                                 

                                                                                          

 

Thurs 27th

 

Geroge Herbert, Priest, Poet, 1633

 

10.00am

Said Eucharist at BMW

 

11.00am

Funeral Service for Les Alton in St M’s

Fri 28th

 

 

Sat 29th

 

 

Sun 1st

 Lent 1

Services as usual + Alpha Course in E.Ho 3pm

 

Readings next week

8.00: 2 Cor. 6.1-10/Matt. 4.1-11

9.30/11.00: Gen. 2.15-17; 3.1-7/Matt. 4.1-11

Mon 2nd

 

Chad, Bishop of Lichfield, Missionary, 672

 

2.00pm

Friends team meeting in E.Ho (Upstairs)

 

3.00pm

Sheila Valentine Thanksgiving service in St. S’s

Tues 3rd

 

David, Bishop of Menevia, Patron of Wales, c.60

 

12.15pm

Lent Group in E.Ho

 

2.00pm

Lent Group in St. Saviour’s

Wed 4th

 

Ember Day

 

10.30am

Eucharist with Coffee Morning in St. Saviour’s

 

11.30am

BMW 900th team meeting in E.Ho

 

7pm/7.30pm

Lent Group in E.Ho/3 Balfour Road

Thurs 5th

 

 

 

10.00am

Said Eucharist at BMW

 

7.00pm

Taize service at St Nicholas, Ringwould

Fri 6th

 

Ember Day

Sat 7th

 

Perpetua, Felicity & their Companions, Martyrs at Carthage, 203

 

8.30am

Breakfast in The Royal

 

7.30pm

Snowdown MVC concert in St. Mary’s

Sun 8th

 Lent 2

Services as usual + Alpha Course in Vicarage 3pm

 

Readings next week

8.00: 1 Thess. 4.1-8/Matt. 15.1-28

9.30/11.00: Gen. 12.1-4a/John 3.1-17

 

 

 

Notices

Lent course

‘Radical Welcome’

 A 4 week course aimed at helping churches begin to look at what it might mean to go beyond being inclusive.

Sign-up sheets available at back of churches. 

Lent Lunches – Come and enjoy some homemade soup, bread & cheese.  Every Monday from 2nd March to 6th April, 12noon-2pm in

St Saviour’s.  Donations in aid of local charities.

Blessed Mary of Walmer 900th Anniversary Celebrations

Saturday 21st March, 2020, 4.30pm for refreshments followed by Evensong at 6.00pm.

If you will be attending the 900th celebrations, can you please write your name on the attendees list at back of church and also tick to indicate whether you will be attending both refreshments and service or just the service.  Thank you.

Where Spirit & Matter Meet

A series of 5 one-hour talks on the symbolism and theology of the  Eastertide icons.

Sundays, 4pm at

Studdal Village Hall

15th March:  Christ’s entry into Jerusalem

22nd March:  The mystical supper

29th March:  The passion and crucifixion

5th April:  The harrowing of hell

19th April:  Resurrection glory

Easter Day in St Mary’s -  Bishop Rose our new Bishop of Dover will preside & preach at our main Sunday morning service on Easter Day in St Mary’s. This service will also be broadcast live on BBC TV.  Further details will follow about this exciting event.

The Friends Present  Snowdown Male Voice Choir  & Abertillery Orpheus MVC

Sat 7th March 2020, 7.30pm in St. Mary’s.  Tickets £10 available from the Parish Office.

Clean-up St Mary’s  There will be 2 clean-up mornings in St Mary’s on Sat’s 14th & 28th March, from 9am-12noon.  Please come along & make our church sparkle & shine.

**Bric-a-Brac Donations Required**

Undercroft Sale (4th April)

Items required for the upcoming sale:  Paperback books, plants, garden tools, bath & beauty, jewellery & handbags, crockery, cutlery, glassware, china, pictures, ornaments, toys, puzzles etc. (No electrical items).

Please bring donations to Elizabeth House or leave at back of churches.  Thank you.

Polite request - Can you please avoid driving or parking on the grass at St. Mary's until the ground firms up.  Thank you.

The Collection

If you are a UK Tax Payer we would encourage you to use the Gift Aid envelope for your collection.  Please ensure you complete all sections.  The parish will be able to reclaim an extra 25p for every £1 placed in the envelope.  Envelopes are available on the pews or with the hymn books.  Thank you.