Notices 5th November 2017

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;



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


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: Closing Date: 24th November; Interviews: 11th December. Please pass this on to others who may find it interesting.