Tuesday, 15 October 2019

IN THE PINK Harvest 2019

         Issue 506
Westminster Abbey Pilgrimage
Join us on Saturday 19th October for the national pilgrimage to the shrine of St Edward the Confessor in Westminster Abbey. This year the Archbishop of Canterbury is the preacher at the 11.30 sung Eucharist. We shall be walking as proper pilgrims! We shall gather outside the Vicarage at St Mary Mags and leave at 9.30 sharp. Bring a picnic to eat in the Cloisters after the Eucharist. Please speak to Fr Henry if you are coming.

St Mary Magdalene’s Dedication Festival
We give God thanks for our church building and everything that goes on there, at a combined service at 11am next Sunday 20th October, with lunch after. Please sign up with Lesley or Pauline for what food you will bring. No service at St Peter’s that day.

Maida Hill Forum
AGM of Maida Hill Neighbourhood Forum, and public meeting. Monday 14th October 6.30pm- 9pm at new WECH Community Centre.

Abbey Lecture
Monday 21st October 6.30pm, the Dean of Westminster, the very Revd Dr John Hall. “Faith at the Heart of the Nation? Reflections on the Future of Church and State” in Westminster Abbey nave. Free.

Harvest Thanksgiving
We are giving thanks for the gifts of God in creation in both churches today. Please bring gifts for the North Paddington Food bank. If you forgot to bring your stuff today, you can still bring it next Sunday, to SMM, or the following Sunday.

St Martin-in-the-Fields
The programme for the Autumn lectures at St Martin-in-the-Fields is now available at the back of church. The theme is “The Quality of Mercy” and the next lecture, on Tuesday 15th October is “The Quality of Mercy in Music” with the very Revd Lucy Winkett, Bob Chilcott, composer, and St Martin’s Voices.

Book Club
The book club will meet next on Wednesday 4th December, at 7.30pm in the Meeting Room at St Peter’s. Our book is “Beloved” by Toni Morrison (Nobel prizewinner, who died recently).

Foodbank AGM
Thursday 24th October, 6pm to 7.30pm at the new WECH Community Centre.

Women’s Social Group
Next meeting Wednesday 30th October 7pm in the Meeting Room.

Dates for the Diary


13th Harvest Thanksgiving

14th School Harvest Service at St Peter’s 2.30pm.

16th Mass 8.30am SMM
SMM School Harvest Mass 2.45pm

17th Tea and Toast

19th Westminster Abbey Pilgrimage, 9.30 from the Vicarage
Lunch Club

20th Dedication Festival at SMM 11am

22nd Eucharist 10am St Peter’s

23rd Mass 8.30am SMM

24th Tea and Toast

29th Eucharist 10am St Peter’s

30th Mass 8.30am SMM
Women’s Group 7pm St Peter’s

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

Honorary Curate:
Fr. Frank Ward
Tel 8575 5515.

James Paget

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

St. Peter’s

Jacqui Haynes
Judith Silk

St. Mary Magdalene’s

Lesley Chakravorty
Virginia Ashton
020 7229 2577

Safeguarding Officers
Lorraine Singh (St.Peter’s)
Nicky Chakravorty (SMM)

9.30 St.Mary Magdalene
11.00 St.Peter

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