THE FEAST OF THE ASSUMPTION OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY will be celebrated with a Sung Mass on Wednesday 15 August at 8pm. Please note that there will not be a 10am Mass that day.

CHILDREN Our children’s group, The Ark, is currently taking a summer break and will return on Sunday 9 September. Children are encouraged to worship with their parents; an activity table for pre-school aged children is available at the back of the church. Please supervise your children if using this facility.

JOHN TAME sadly passed away on Sunday evening 29 July at Guys Hospital. Our love and prayers are with Barbara and the family. John’s funeral will take place in church on Thursday 23 August at 1.00pm, followed by refreshments at Sidcup Rugby Club, Sydney Road. For catering purposes if you would like to attend please let Barbara know. All are welcome.

FR ROBERT DANIELL has now retired from active ministry and no longer has the Bishop’s Permission to Officiate. We will have an opportunity to thank Fr Robert for his contribution to the life of Holy Trinity in September.

PARISH PILGRIMAGE TO ST ALBANS You can now sign up for our parish pilgrimage to St Albans on Saturday 15 September. We will be travelling by coach from Holy Trinity departing at 9am. The day will include a Mass, tour of the Abbey, time in the city and Evensong. The cost per adult is £21.50 to include coach travel and the tour. Please sign up on the sheet on the Information Table and pass your payment to Sarah Blew (cheques payable to ‘PCC Holy Trinity Lamorbey’). The deadline for signing up and paying is Sunday 2 September.

A SERVICE OF EVENSONG AND BENEDICTION will be held on Sunday 16 September at 6pm. Please note that this is a change of date from that originally published.

MARTHA WELLS’ BAPTISM will take place on Sunday 23 September during the Parish Mass. Fr Philip and Beth would be delighted if you can attend and join them afterwards, in the Church Hall, for cake and prosecco in celebration. 

HARVEST Our Harvest Thanksgiving Mass will be held on Sunday 7 October. We will be supporting the Bexley Food Bank, with donations of food, and the Diocesan Poverty and Hope Appeal, with monetary contributions. Information and Gift Aid envelopes for the Diocesan Appeal are available on the Information Table.  

HARVEST PLOUGHMANS LUNCH Due to unforeseen circumstances we have had to move the Harvest Lunch to Sunday 14 October. If you would like to attend please put your name on the green sign up sheet on the information table. 

SCHOOL GOVERNOR VACANCIES There are two vacancies for PCC nominated governors for our church school. An application form may be obtained from Fr Philip and should be returned to him by Sunday 26 August. 

INTERMENT OF ASHES We have now received a Faculty permitting the internment of ashes in the church garden. Please contact Fr Philip in the first instance to arrange internment for a departed loved one.

THE CREAM TEA held last Saturday was a lovely occasion. A big thank you goes to all who attended, especially Sandra Mackie and Denise Carruthers who kindly made the scones for us all. During the afternoon we also celebrated Sandra Paddon’s birthday with another cake! We raised £291. Thank you so much for your support.