Notices 26th November 2017

This Week At St Mary’s



Morning Prayer at 8.30am

Shortlisting Meeting for Parish Manager at Vicarage at 7pm

Bell Ringing Practice at 7.45pm



Holy Communion at 8.30am



Morning Prayer at 8.30am

Battersea Deanery Chapter meets in Church at 10.30am

Full Choir Practice at 7.30pm



Holy Communion at 12.30pm



Auditions and Interviews for Director of Music all day

Advent Workshop for Children at Sacred Heart, Trott Street from 10.30


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 (Contact: Evalyn Lee and David Britten)


Next Sunday 3rd December: 1st Advent

8.30am             Holy Communion (Traditional Language) with FaithWorks 18 Launch

11.00am           Parish Eucharist with FaithWorks 18 Launch

                           St Mary’s Band lead us for the final time

2.30-5.30pm   Advent Fair

6.00pm             Advent Carol Service


Please Pray For…


Those who have asked for our prayers:

Ingrid Spatt, Gyles, Chloe, Grenfell Tower Fire Residents, Eddy, Ginny Mackenzie and Chloe Lucien



Those who have died recently, their families and friends:

Eleanor Macnamare, Diana Newman, Elizabeth Preston, Jeremy Hutchinson and David Wickham


Bible Reading Suggestions


Monday         Daniel 1: 1 – 6, 8 – 20

Tuesday         Daniel 2: 31 – 45 Wednesday      Daniel 5: 1 – 28

Thursday       Isaiah 52: 7 – 10

Friday             Daniel 7: 2 – 14

Saturday       Daniel 7: 15 – 27

Next Sunday’s Readings:    1 Corinthians 1: 3 – 9; Mark 13: 24 – 37;




Everyone 2018: many thanks to all who have returned their Pledge Card. If you’ve not done so, please bring it back as soon as possible.


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


Sunday Morning Group: are meeting every Sunday at 9.30am in the crypt for our study and lively discussion. New people are always welcome to join us. David Britten [email protected] or Tel.: 07714 618 577


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.


Advent Workshop for Children: Next Saturday 2nd December from 10am to 12.30pm at Sacred Heart Church, Trott Street. All children welcome.


Next Sunday Advent Fair Sunday 3rd December – 2:30 – 5:30 pm

Come along! We will have great stalls, delicious cakes and exciting refreshments. Plus a travelling zoo! Lesley Ibsen has a stall selling home-made advent wreaths -fresh spruce traditional styles – you can pre-order one to collect at the fair. 07944 339 945.


Please support the Flower Fund by making something for their Advent Fair stall! Cakes, biscuits, fudge, mincemeat, savoury items etc. would all be extremely welcome. And if you are not a cook just come and buy anyway! Contact Sarah Bryant 020 8870 7167 or [email protected]


Advent Carol Service: this special service follows on from the end of the Fair at 6pm and will be led by St Mary’s Choir and our Evensong Ministers.


Christingle Service: Sunday 10th December at 4.00pm. A service with children especially in mind, as we bring gifts for the Children’s Society as well as sharing in the traditional Christingle celebration.

On Sunday 10th December our Evening Service will have an Advent feel and Jazz Wilson will be talking about his work with the Leprosy Mission. That will be at 6.00pm.


Katherine Low Settlement are looking for some help with their Contact Club Christmas Lunch for elders on Tuesday 19th December at Dimson Lodge. Various tasks need doing throughout the day, plus a few on Monday 18th December. To offer, please contact Lucie ([email protected]) or Sarah ([email protected]) asap. Thank you!