This Week At St Mary’s
Please note: Canon Simon Butler is away this week attending the Leading Your Church Into Growth Course
Parish Office closed
Bell Ringing Practice at 7.45pm
Holy Communion (Reserved Sacraments) at 8.30am
Parish Office closed
Full Choir Practice at 7.30pm
Holy Communion at 12.30pm
Home Groups (The Parish Office has Contact Details)
Tuesday at 8.00pm (meets every fortnight)
Thursday at 1.30pm in Upper Vestry (Contact: Leslie Spatt)
Sunday at 9.30am
Next Sunday 12th November: The Third Sunday before Advent Remembrance Sunday
8.30am Holy Communion (Traditional Language)
10.45am Borough Remembrance Service in the presence of the Deputy Mayor of Wandsworth, Councillor Ian Lewer
6.00pm Choral Evensong & Annual Memorial Service
Please Pray For…
Those who have asked for our prayers:
Rowena, Theodor Prazak, Daisy & Louis Campbell, Gordon Dellarocca, Mary Paton William Gallagher and Ingrid Spatt
Those who have died recently, their families and friends:
Henry Oldfield, Arabella, Stanislav, Joy Nelson, Janet Frazer, Alison Louise, Grace Hyde, Beth Buchan, Phyllis Green, John Paton and Robin Sims
Bible Reading Suggestions
Monday Romans 11: 29 – end
Tuesday Romans 12: 5 – 16
Wednesday Romans 13: 8 – 10
Thursday Romans 14: 7 – 12
Friday Romans 15: 14 – 21
Saturday Romans 16: 3-9, 22-end
Next Sunday’s Readings: 1 Thessalonians 4: 13 – 18; Matthew 25: 1 – 13;
THIS WEEK’S NOTICES
Flowers this Sunday have been donated by Carmeta Jackson in celebration of her recent birthday.
12th November Services
Remembrance Sunday Service Don’t forget the morning service is at 10:45am next Sunday.
Annual Memorial Service: If you would like us to remember a dearly-departed loved one who has died in the past year, please put their name on the Memorial List which is found on the prayer table by the pulpit. The Annual Memorial Service will be Choral Evensong on Sunday 12th November at 6.pm
Card Reader Trial: If you would like to give by card, you can do so immediately after the service near the lift at the back of church
Everyone 2018 is our annual renewal of financial stewardship – every autumn we ask everyone at St Mary’s to review their giving to the church for the coming year. Pledge Sunday will be 19th November this year. Please take your envelope at the back.
Farewell to Tyrone Whiting: Although we’re not yet clear when Tyrone will be leaving, we are beginning to think about saying goodbye now. If you would like to contribute to Ty’s farewell gift, please send your gift to the Parish Office marked ‘Gift for Tyrone’ as soon as possible.
Volunteers needed for Advent Fair – We are now looking for people to help with our Advent Fair which will take place on Sunday 3rd December between 2 and 5:30 pm. Local stallholders have been invited but we want to have a few St Mary’s stalls as well. The flower group are running the home made produce and cake stall but we need volunteers to help sell and make refreshments, help to run and organise the Gift stall and to help with children’s activities too. Please sign up at the back of church if you can help. Last year’s event was really fun and special. Or contact Debbie Apostolides at [email protected]
Looking for a new working challenge with flexible hours? We are looking for an experienced manager to create the new role of PARISH GENERAL MANAGER/ASSISTANT TREASURER. 20 hours per week over 5 days (exact hours flexible) £17,500p.a. You will be a servant leader, experienced in financial & accounting control, able to manage the church facilities (including new moorings coming soon) & with excellent customer service skills. Details & candidate pack: stmarysbattersea.org.uk. Closing Date: 24th November; Interviews: 11th December. Please pass this on to others who may find it interesting.