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EVENTS & SERVICES FOR THIS WEEK

Mon   26   

09:00    Prayers led by Mothers’ Union

14:30    Refurbishment Comm’ (Church)

Tue     27

09:00    Morning Prayer

10:30    Knitting Club, Bulls Hd Lounge

20:00    Deanery Synod (St Mary’s, Br’)

Wed   28   

10:00    Holy Communion

10:45    Wednesday Circle (see notice)

12:00    Holy Communion in memory of Rev’d Charles Lowder

17:00    Evening Prayer

Thu     01

09:00    Morning Prayer

13;00    Funeral of Christopher Latham

13:30    St Nicholas Toddler Grp (Hall)

Fri      02 

11:00    Women’s World Day of Prayer (see notice)

Sat      03   

09:00    Churchyard Maintenance

 

Sun   04  THE THIRD SUNDAY OF LENT

08:00   Holy Communion (BCP)

09:30   Family Communion (CW)

09:45   All Age Worship (Church Hall)

11:15   Holy Communion (BCP)

18:00   Choral Evensong (BCP)


UPCOMING EVENTS 

HAVE YOU RESPONDED YET TO OUR RED ENEVELOPE APPEAL? As of Tuesday morning, we had received 28 replies to our appeal and we are still hoping for many more. Please do try to get your response in by 28th February. They can either be left at or posted to the Parish Office or to Val Watson (address on form).If you have not yet received a red envelope, please take one as you leave church today.  Many thanks. Our life together as a Church family needs your support.

HELP DELIVER MARCH LOOKOUT MAGAZINE: The March issue of Lookout will be distributed throughout the Parish. If you are able to help with delivery to one or two local roads during the first week of March, please email annabarlow2@gmail.com or telephone the parish office on 020 8467 0196 (ideally by Wednesday 28 February).

WEDNESDAY CIRCLE – This coming Wednesday (28th), Vanessa Jenkins talks about ‘The Curse of Tutankhamen & Highclere Castle (illustrated).   The meeting takes place at Duke of Kent Court, Shepherd’s Green, BR7 6PA, at 10:45 for 11:00 and finishes at 12:00.

BAPTISM FAMILIES’ VIEWS An online survey for families who have brought their children for baptism in the last 2 years (open until end of Feb): www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/L6Y5HH6

GOOD FRIDAY FOR FAMILIES
Would you like to be a part of the team helping to plan and lead this service for families on Good Friday (30th March 10am)? If yes there will be a planning meeting in the Bull at 8pm on Tuesday 27th February. For more information please contact Rachel.vicarintraining@yahoo.com 07740368225

NEW Daylight is a little booklet of daily Bible readings accompanied by comments and prayers from a variety of church backgrounds. Each booklet covers a third of the year and an annual subscription costs just £13.50. If you would like these from May 2018 please contact Alison Rogers

02084023450/alison.rogers@ourinbox.co.uk

CONFIRMATION
There will be a confirmation service in Chislehurst in July, and St Nicholas will be 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, or email: tim.r.boniface@gmail.com.

GOD MATTERS
Wednesdays 8pm in the Church Hall, Coffee etc. from 7.30pm.

Once a month (well, ten a year), to think about God, what matters & God Matters.

21 Mar – Suffering with Rev’d Dr. Tim Boniface

CALLED TOGETHER
Saturday 3rd March (10am to 1pm) at St Olave’s Grammar School, Orpington (Goddington Lane, BR6 9SH)

This is an initiative launched at the cathedral last year aiming to guide and shape the activity and mission of each and every person in our Diocese. To give you a chance to hear more about Called Together everyone is invited to a meeting on Saturday 3rd March (10am to 1pm) at St Olave’s Grammar School, Orpington (Goddington Lane, BR6 9SH).

For more details contact Alan –  020 8467 4405, 07725 909 733
alan.mustoe@akmustoe.co.uk

WOMEN’S WORLD DAY OF PRAYER
Friday 2nd March at 11am.  An ecumenical service will be held at St Patrick’s Church, High Street, Chislehurst.  Welcome Café at 10:15 followed by the service at 11am.  All Welcome.

OBERAMMERGAU 2020
Rev’d Jan Durrans will be leading a trip to Oberammergau and the Passion Play 2-9 Sep 2020. Brochure available in March, so if you are interested in joining her or would like more information, please contact

revjandurrans@gmail.com. 01843 869169.

REFRESH: PRAYER IDEAS FOR FEBRUARY This month please pray for our baptism families as we contact them for feedback about our baptism support and services; Sunday School, Crèche and Youth Group as we visit them and listen to their views; the Refresh team as they visit the different groups and services that they are able to discern what is working well and how things can grow; the monthly prayer meeting (21.2.18) as they gather to pray for our children and young people; continue to pray for discernment as to what God is inviting us to do. The surveys are open until 28 Feb – for children 4-11 yrs,

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/9HS8B5K

and for 12+ and adults:

https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/MFQXPPH