THE ARK, our children’s group, is having a half-term break and returns on Sunday 4 November. 

A SERVICE OF HEALING AND WHOLENESS will take place today at 4pm. All are welcome to come and receive prayer and/or pray for those in need. 

WEDNESDAY 24 OCTOBER Please note that there will be no Holy Hour. Mass will be offered as usual at 10am. 

THE ARCHBISHOP OF CANTERBURY will be visiting the Diocese on 29 and 30 October. The visit will end with a service at Rochester Cathedral, on Tuesday 30 October, which will have a particular focus on raising awareness of the issue of Modern Day Slavery. All are welcome. Doors will open from 5pm and the service will begin at 5.30pm. 

PERSONAL SECURITY A woman was assaulted and her purse stolen last Monday evening in the church hall car park. Please make sure that you take sensible precautions, as you would anywhere else, when using the church and hall. A reminder that the PCC’s guidance on lone working for employees and volunteers is available on the Information Table.

HARVEST PLOUGHMANS LUNCH held last Sunday was most enjoyable. A big thank you to everyone who came along and those who organised it. Although it was a social, not fund-raising, event we raised £50 for church funds. If anyone took home a plate/bowl of food, could they please return the plate/bowl asap.  

CHILDRENS’ SOCIETY BOX OPENING will take place this morning. If you haven’t returned your box please speak to Sarah Tame.

ALL SOULS A Requiem Mass with an act of remembrance for the faithful departed will be held on All Souls Day, Friday 2 November, at 8pm. All are welcome to attend this service not just those who have lost someone recently.

A SERVICE OF EVENSONG AND BENEDICTION will be held on Sunday 18 November at 6pm. All are welcome. 

SAFEGUARDING TRAINING The deanery is providing face-to-face C0 and C1 training for those who have been unable to complete the online sessions. This will take place here at Holy Trinity on Friday 16 November. C0 begins at 9.30am and C1 at 11am. There will be coffee break between sessions. If you want/need to attend please notify Lesley Daniell, our Parish Safeguarding Officer.

AUTUMN FAYRE SATURDAY 17 NOVEMBER If you can help for just a short while that would be great. Sign up sheet is on the Information table. Raffle tickets are on sale today at £1 each. We have a rainbow stall this year and are asking for donations of new coloured items. Suggested items toys, sweets ,cosmetics, glassware , socks, gloves. There will be a box under the information table to put the donated items in.

WALSINGHAM 2019 Save the date for our Parish Pilgrimage to Walsingham: 28-30 June. Sign up will be available in the New Year.