Sunday, 27 November 2016

IN THE PINK Advent 1 2016

        Issue 368
The Pastor and the Imam
See this inspiring film from Nigeria, telling a story of reconciliation and peace, at St Mary Mags on Monday 5th December. Doors open 6pm, film at 6:15, followed by inter-faith panel discussion and refreshments.

Christmas Fair
St Peter’s Christmas Fair will be on Saturday 10th December from 12 to 3 pm. Please speak to Julie Benet (07977408621) if you can help. Setting up 6pm Friday 9th. We especially need people to help setting up and packing away. Please take raffle tickets and sell as many as possible. Please bring back raffle money and unsold tickets before the day if possible.

Posada
At St Peter’s we have adopted the South American custom of the “Posada”, a nativity scene that travels to different people’s houses during Advent, in commemoration of the journey of the Holy Family to Bethlehem. The first Sunday of Advent is today, so please speak to Father Henry of you would like to house the Posada for a week.


Raffle Prizes, Tombola Prizes, Toys & Cakes Please
We need your help with the following (please bring to church or to the Office ASAP).
Fancy items to make up the hampers, plus other bigger raffle prizes including champagne.
Tombola prizes.
Toys for the toy Tombola: smaller items, like McDonalds type bits and bobs.
Toys for the toy stall.
Bric-a-brac.
Nearly new books.
Cakes:please bring these on the day.

Community Choir Concert
All Sing! Harrow Road Community Choir are giving their Christmas Concert at St Mary Magdalene’s at 3:30 pm on Saturday 10th December, with the soloist Jacob Bettinelli (baritone). As always the concert will not last more than an hour and is free. There will be refreshments afterwards.

Christmas Flowers
Donations towards flowers for Christmas to Fr Henry please.

Book Club
The next book club meeting is at 7:30 pm on Wednesday 11th January in the Meeting Room, St.Peter’s House. The book to read is “Travels with Charlie” by John Steinbeck (continuing our American theme).

Lunch Club Party
Lunch Club Christmas Party Saturday 17th December. Give donations to Jacqui.


Dates for the Diary

November

28th School Mass 9.10am SMM

29th Eucharist 10am St Peter’s
School Mass 2:45pm SMM

30th Mass 9:00 SMM

December

1st Tea and Toast

3rd Lunch Club

5th School Mass 9:10 am SMM
Inter-Faith Film 6pm SMM

6th Eucharist 10am St Peter’s

7th Mass 9am SMM
School Advent Service 2:30 pm, St Peter’s

8th Tea and Toast

9th Set up Christmas Fair 6pm

10th Christmas Fair 12- 3 St Peter’s
Concert 3:30 pm SMM

Vicar:
Fr.Henry Everett
The Vicarage,
Rowington Close W2 5TF.
Tel 7289 1818

Assistant Priest:
Fr.Reji Raj-Singh
Tel.72624261

Honorary Curate:
Fr.Frank Ward
Tel 8575 5515.

Organist
James Paget

Parish Office:
St.Peter’s House.
7289 2011.

Churchwardens
St.Peter’s

Jacqui Haynes
07971463260
Judith Silk
07825147006

St.Mary Magdalene’s

Nicky Chakravorty
07506219180
Terry O’Brien

Safeguarding Officers
Julie Benet (St.Peter’s)
Nicky Chakravorty (SMM)

SUNDAY SERVICES
9.30 St.Mary Magdalene
11.00 St.Peter

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