ASCENSION DAY is on Thursday 25 May. Our main celebration will be the Deanery Eucharist at 8pm at Christ Church, Sidcup. There will be a said Mass at 10am at Holy Trinity (replacing the Wednesday Mass that week).
THE MAY FAYRE A huge thank you to everyone who worked hard to make the afternoon a success (even during the showers). We appreciate all the donations you give and support at these events.We are very pleased to announce we raised £1,591.27! It was great to see pupils from HTL School and new families join us.
PCC The minutes of the PCC meeting, held on the 8 March are available to view on the information table.
THY KINGDOM COME The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have called on all Christians to spend the ten days between Ascension Day & Pentecost praying to grow in confidence as witnesses to Christ (25th May to 4th June). Please take a bookmark to assist you in praying at home during this period.
GENERAL ELECTION LETTER In advance of the General Election the Archbishops of Canterbury and York have written to all parishes. A copy of the letter is available for you to take away today.
CHURCH WALK Tuesday 30 May. Meet in hall car park 7 pm. Contact: Tony Barber.
GENERAL ELECTION HUSTINGS organised by Churches Together will take place on Tuesday 6 June, 7.30pm at Hope Community School. All are welcome to attend.
CORPUS CHRISTI There will be a Sung Mass at 8pm on Thursday 15 June to observe this feast when we give thanks for the institution of the Eucharist.
CTiS PRAYER MEETING On Saturday 17 June, 9am-9.30am, we will host the monthly ecumenical prayer meeting. All are welcome.
PILGRIM COURSE The next series will be on the Eucharist and commences on 19 June at 7.30pm in the Vestry. Please sign up using the sheet on the Information Table by 4 June. The cost of the course book is £5.99.
MESSY CHURCH Our next Messy Church session will take place on Saturday 24 June, 2.30pm-4.30pm in the Church Hall. All are welcome.
CELEBRATION OF MARRIAGE There will be a special service on Sunday 25 June at 4pm to celebrate the gift of marriage in the life of society and the church. Do invite friends and family along for this occasion. The service will be followed by prosecco and cake.
A QUIZ NIGHT will be held on Saturday 1 July, tickets are £6 each, tables of 6. If interested in taking part please put your name on the yellow sign up sheet.
EXPLORING LAY MINISTRY Fr Philip is proposing to run a Diocesan short course for anyone may be interested in exploring vocation with the possibility of offering for a licensed lay ministry. If you are interested or would like to know more please speak to Fr Philip.
OPEN CHURCH As part of our Mission Action Plan the PCC would like to be able to open up the church during the week through summer to allow people to pray or just to explore the building. If we could get enough volunteers to manage two lunchtimes a week, between 12pm and 2pm that would be great. There should be two people at all times and all volunteers would be given a short guidance paper. If you would be interested please sign the sheet on the welcome table indicating your preferred days of the week. Please speak to Carol Martin if you have any questions.
WALSINGHAM FESTIVAL AT CHICHESTER CATHEDRAL on Saturday 14 October. For more information and to book a place on the Rochester coach please contact Fr Clive Jones at email@example.com.