Notices 25th February 2018

This Week At St Mary’s



Morning Prayer at 8.30am

Bell Ringing Practice at 7.45pm

Simon available for Lent 1-2-1 Conversations at 8pm



Holy Communion at 8.30am



Morning Prayer at 8.30am

Shortlisting Meeting for the post of Associate Vicar at 2pm

Full Choir Practice at 7.45pm



Court Hearing in respect of the Moorings



Holy Communion at 12.30pm



Canon Simon Butler unavailable until 10th March


Next Sunday 4th March: The Third Sunday of Lent

Visiting Priest at the Morning Services: Revd. Anne Cocking, St Barnabas, Clapham Commo

8.30am Holy Communion (Traditional Language)

11.00am First Sunday Parish Eucharist – Theme: Saying Yes and Saying No

6.00pm Evening Prayer


Lent Groups

Tuesday at 8.00pm (please contact the Office for Location)

Wednesday at 7.30pm at Sacred Heart Church, Trott Street

Thursday at 1.30pm in Upper Vestry

Sunday at 9.30am in the Crypt

Please Pray For…


Those who have asked for our prayers:

Daisy & Louis Campbell, Pear Barnes, Andrew Lee, The Rubens and Watts Families, Sally Villiers, Callum Anderson, Gaye Jackson, André, Gyles and Samantha


Those who have died recently, their families and friends:

Shantabel Patel, Hugh Lockhart – Bail, Shirley Faires, Joyce Harling, Virginia Shankland, Aveline Horton, John Bickersteth, Hugh Rubens, Adam Webb, Noel Gorst, Marie Flatford, May Thomas and Billy Graham


Bible Reading Suggestions


Monday         Daniel 9: 4 -10

Tuesday         Isaiah 1: 10, 16 – 20

Wednesday  Jeremiah 18: 18 – 20

Thursday       Jeremiah 17: 5 – 10

Friday             Genesis 37: 3 – 28

Saturday       Micah 7: 14 – 15, 18- 20

Next Sunday’s Readings: 1 Peter 2: 9 – 12; Mark 13: 32 -37



Situation Vacant


St Mary’s is looking to appoint a part-time Parish Secretary: ten hours per week over two days, one of which must be Friday. Job description is on the website. For more details and to apply (by 11th March 2018), please contact the Parish Manager, David Britten, at [email protected]


This Week’s Notices


Lent 2018: Please take a copy of our Lent Brochure today.


Lent Musical Meditations: The Way of the Cross. Tonight’s music meditation will focus on The Message of the Cross. Words & Music for an hour from 6pm


FaithWorks 18: If you’ve not heard much about FaithWorks 18 yet, please take one of the A3 brochures at the back of church.


Faith Works Survey: Thanks to those who have returned surveys online or in hard copy. If you’ve not done so already, we are looking for more people to help in different ways at various events in the coming months. Please fill out and return the survey as soon as possible.


Pilgrimage to Passchendaele: please pay your deposit as soon as possible.


FaithWorks 18: Martyrdom Day Pilgrimage: This event, which was originally scheduled for Saturday 17th March has been rescheduled to Saturday 30th June. This will be a moving, ecumenical walk of prayer with our Roman Catholic friends around the sites of Christian martyrdom, Catholic and Protestant, in Central London. It will last from about 10.30am to 4.30pm and will involve significant amounts of walking (public transport options will be provided). More details nearer the time but please note the change of date.


All Saints’ Battersea Fields Lent Talks: Franciscan Spirituality in Today’s World: The wonderful Brother Samuel will be speaking at these Friday Evening Lent Talks. Eucharist: 5.30pm, Veggie Meal: 6pm, Talk 7pm to 8pm. Details on poster at back.


Farewell to Sunny Walker-Kier- we shall say goodbye and thank you to Sunny on Sunday 18th March, when there will also be a Parish Lunch. If you would like to make a contribution to Sunny’s leaving gift, please send it to the Parish Office, addressed to David Britten. Please sign up at the back of church. We shall also be welcoming our new Director of Music, James Potter.


2019 Refurbishment: We shall be undertaking a programme of refurbishment works inside the church in the autumn of 2019. This will include adjustments to pews arising from he pew consultation of last year, internal redecoration, creation of a servery at the south west corner and improvements to the lighting of the chancel and sanctuary. If you have any other suggestions you would like to make, please send them to Roz Massouras, [email protected]