Mon   16

09:00    MU, Holy Communion

Tue     17 

09:00    Morning Prayer

10:30    Knitting Club, Bulls H’d Lounge

19:30    MU meeting (see notice)

19:30    Churchyard Com’ (Rectory)

20:00    Family Committee

Wed   18   

10:00    Holy Communion

17:00    Evening prayer

Thu     19 

09:00    St Nicholas School in Church

13:30    St Nicholas Toddler Grp (Hall)

14:00    Raise the Roof for St Nicholas School (see below)

19:00    Raise the Roof for St Nicholas School (see below)

20:00    Confirmation Class for Adults (Rectory)


08:00    Holy Communion (BCP)

09:30    Parish Communion (CW)

11:15    Matins (BCP)

15:30    Confirmation Class for Youngsters (Rectory)


THE ANNUAL PAROCHIAL CHURCH MEETING will take place in the Village /Church hall on Sun 29 Apr at 11am. This meeting is our church’s AGM. All are welcome to come along but you should be on the St Nicholas’ Electoral Roll (see below) if you wish to vote —especially in electing new members to sit on our Parochial Church Council (PCC).

GOD MATTERS   The next evening in this series will be on Wed 25th Apr at 8pm in the Hall. The subject will be ‘The Book of the Revelation’. All are welcome.

PRAYER IDEAS FOR APRIL   Please pray for: The Refresh team as they present the initial findings to the APCM; discernment as the refresh team collate the surveys, feedback and visits to groups and try to understand what God is inviting us into; the monthly prayer meeting (18.4.18) to pray for our children, young people and families; God to raise up leaders to come alongside Tim and Rachel in accompanying our young people on a Sunday evening.

FOR RAISE THE ROOF   Joanna Friel will be talking about the ‘Horrid, but Happy History of St Nicholas School’ here in church Thu 19 Apr at 2pm & 7pm, £5 per person to raise money for school project. See notice on board.

CHLOE MEETING   Thu 26 April, 7.30pm, ‘A musical evening with Ann & Muriel’ at Ann Dyer’s house, White Gates, Lubbock Road, Chislehurst, BR7 5LA, 020 8467 3957   Please telephone Ann if you are able to come.

THEATRE   Thu 7 Jun 7.45pm, In aid of Welcare in Bromley, Bromley Little Theatre presents ‘Rabbit Hole’ by David Lindsay-Abaire.  Tickets £10 from

Mothers’ Union NEXT MEETING   A Trip of a Life Time given by Jennifer Wilson on her trip to South Africa on Tue 17 Apr, 7.30pm at 11 Turnberry Way, Orpington. All welcome.

CONFIRMATION. There will be a confirmation service in Chislehurst in July. St Nicholas is running two groups for exploring confirmation starting in April: one for adults, and one for children aged 12 and over. If you would like to explore being confirmed this year, speak to Tim Boniface, 020 8295 4111.

Help to keep our Church Hall and its Garden up to scratch – just come along to the Hall next Saturday 21st April, any time between 8.30 and 9.30am. For more information speak to Steve Ripley (07729306117) or Dewi Williams (07837037393)

London marathon April 22nd I have been persuaded to take part in support of the brilliant Royal Trinity hospice where it was my privilege to work for 3 years. If you would like to support me you can follow this link
Thank you Anne Scobie.


A concert of favourites and original material at Christ Church, Chislehurst on 26th May, 7:30, for St Nicholas School ‘Raise the Roof’ appeal. Includes much-demanded appearance from Beth Boniface on vocals. Tickets £15 (£5 under 18) available from the parish office, and from

OTHER/OUTSIDE/CHURCH EVENTS Safeguarding raining by Bromley Borough, 23 Apr Christian Aid Walk, 20 May (For more details contact the Rector)

Save the date: Summer lunch, Sunday 10 June

We’re holding our traditional church family summer lunch this year. More details soon, but keep this date free if you would like to spend a summer Sunday lunchtime enjoying good food and fellowship. It will be in the village hall and garden.  We’re very grateful for offers of help to prepare food (costs will be refunded). If you are willing to help. Please let Justine know.  Many thanks, Nicola

FOR MORE DETAILS contact Rector, Alan Mustoe, 020 8467 4405,, or the Parish Office 020 8467 0196. There are yellow cards at the back of the Church near the notice boards if you would like to give us your contact details.  Safeguarding Officer: Susie Hemming-Clark, 07790 689 028