EVENTS & SERVICES FOR THIS WEEK
09:00 Holy Communion with the Mothers’ Union
09:00 Morning Prayer
10:30 Knitting Club, Bulls Hd Lounge
10:00 Holy Communion
17:00 Evening Prayer
09:00 Morning Prayer
13:30 St Nicholas Toddler Grp (Hall)
Sun 24 SECOND SUNDAY BEFORE LENT
08:00 Holy Communion (BCP)
09:30 Parish Communion (CW)
11:15 Matins (BCP)
WORLD DAY OF PRAYER – Fri 1st March at Christ Church Chislehurst. There will be a ‘welcome café’ from 10.15 and the service will start at 11:00.
JEAN JAMES A service of thanksgiving for the life of Jean will take place here in church this Tuesday (19th) at 14:00.
BIBLE READINGS The Bible Reading Fellowship publish a little booklet of daily bible readings with accompanying notes and prayer suggestions by a range of interesting contributors. The booklets are published three times a year and available for an annual subscription of £13.80. If you would like to receive a copy or renew your subscription, please contact Alison Rogers on 07793 818343. Email email@example.com by 6 February 2019.
AMAZING LOVE Following November’s God Matters session on Christianity and sexuality, we have purchased a few copies of one of the books Tim recommended: Andrew Davison’s Amazing Love: Theology for understanding discipleship, sexuality and mission. It’s a short, fairly easy read. If you want to borrow one, please speak to Tim, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
CHLOE: Tuesday 19th February 7.30 pm. Talk by Joanna Friel discussing her new book “Fortune and Distinction” At Maggie Etheridge’s 23 Albyfield, Bickley, BR1 2HY. Tel: 0208 467 4524
QUIZ TEAM NEEDED Would you like to represent this church in the Deanery Quiz. Sat 18th May, 7pm for 7.30 at St George’s Church, Bickley. £1 per head, 6-8 people per team. Contact Rector if interested.
JAZZ AT THE CATHEDRAL. Tim Boniface and his band will be playing their jazz suite for Holy Week, The Eight Words, and other jazz material for Passiontide, in Rochester Cathedral on Sunday 7th April, 7:30. Tickets £15 (concessions £10) available from the cathedral box office: 01634843366 or email@example.com
FROM OUTSIDE THE PARISH – ALL WELCOME
Praying Pictures with Rev’d Dr Suzanne Carlsson, West Malling 26 Mar, 10-12:30 Unconscious Bias with Rev’d Jane Winter, West Malling, 4 Apr, 10 -13:00. Details from the Rector.
THANK YOU… to all at St Nicholas for your kindness and expressions of support for me and Felicity as we have made our move. Working with you all has been a blessing and will continue to be so in times ahead. Love in Christ, Dewi Williams.
SAVE THE DATE The St Nicholas WINE QUIZ is back on – on Saturday 27th April 8pm. A fun, informative and enjoyable evening with 5 wines to try all for £10. For the wine novice to the enthusiast. Tickets to go on sale soon, so start getting your baby sitters booked and your friends signed up. £10 per Tickets: Chris Archer (07979 814 396) or Rachel Archer, Peter Ridge, Tony Spokes, Kelly Spokes, or Margaret Stephenson.
THANK YOU A big thank you to all who passed on some toys/games for the counselling room. Beth Boniface.
YOUNG MARX Welcare have arranged a charity preview of Young Marx at Bromley Little Theatre, Thu 4 Apr at 19:45. Tickets (£12) must be bought in advance from 020 8663 3173, firstname.lastname@example.org. See poster.
VILLAGE HALL Please join us next Sat 23rd to spend some time looking after our Church Hall and its garden. Just turn up between 8.15 and 10.45am (Steve Ripley email@example.com).
IT’S YOUR CALLING The Diocese are putting on two days to help people think about how God may be calling them into new opportunities to serve. These are 11 May and 5 Oct. If you would like to know more please have a word with the Rector.
PANCAKE & PRAISE, On 5 March 3.30pm in the Hall, Shrove Tuesday Family Worship, a short service followed by pancakes. £1 per child, pay on the door. All welcome.
JANE WILLIAM’S BOOK If anyone would like Jane’s book (after God Matters), have a word with Tim or Alan.
GIVING by card You can make your offering to St. Nicholas Church using your credit/debit card or Apple Pay. If you wish to donate this way rather than using the collection plate, please see one of the team who are giving out the books this morning.
Parish Safeguarding Officer: Susie Hemming-Clark, 07790 689 028