Weekly Newsletter

St Paul’s & St Agatha’s Notices

Sunday, 20 August 2017


Bible readings for this morning are: Genesis Ch 45 1-15 p.37, Romans Ch 11 1-2a, 29-32 p.921, Matthew Ch 15 10-28, p.797

Eucharistic Setting: Rutter

Hymns today at 10.00am are: Introit 249 (blue), Gradual 178 (blue), Offertory 323 (blue), Communion 383 (blue), Final 436 (green)

Anthem: Incline thine ear – Himmel

A warm welcome to all of our visitors today especially our Footsteps families, you are all most welcome to join us for a cup of tea or coffee in the Church Room after the 10am Eucharist. There are Happy Bags of soft toys and colouring at the back of the church, which you are most welcome to borrow if you wish.

Gluten Free Wafers are available for those who need them at Holy Communion – please let one of the sidespeople know if this applies to you. Also please speak to one of the sidespeople if you would like Holy Communion brought to you in your pew.

Bible Study – If you are interested in joining a Bible Study group rather than using material on your own, Shelagh Musk runs a Home Group on Monday evenings, which will restart in September. Please call Shelagh on 01883 653150 to find out more.

There is also another Bible Study group in the village, which meets on Thursday evenings. Please call Martin Burl on 01883 652144 for further information.



Caterham Churches Together – Morning Prayer services will be held at 8.30am on Wednesdays during August at Caterham Community Church. All welcome.

St Paul’s will be hosting the CCT Morning Prayer services on Wednesdays during September.

Compline by Candlelight” at St Mary’s, Farleigh

The 2017 series of Talks and Compline continues at St Mary’s, Farleigh at 8.00pm on Sundays throughout May until September. The full programme is on the poster at the back of the church.

Compline at St Agatha’s TONIGHT at 6.00pm

The Ride and Stride event takes place this year on Saturday 9 September and as usual both our Churches will be open from 10.00am to 4.00pm to welcome visitors. Volunteers to man the churches are needed

Prayer Resources

A selection of prayer resources have been placed at the back of the church. These can be useful to help you with your regular prayer, or for those who wish to take part in the intercessions.

Please speak to Rita, Shelagh or Catherine if you need any more information or have any suggestions.

Please pray for Kimberley Henserson-Thynne and Martyn Scarlett who were married in St Paul’s on Friday 18th and Jessica Garton and Martin Mitchener who were married on Saturday 19th August.

Also pray for David Pawson and Bonita James who are to be married next Friday 25th August.

Michelle Edmonds is leading a Pilgrimage to Iona, starting from Warlingham, next April – please see the poster at the back of church.  There will be an information and presentation evening about the pilgrimage on Thursday 21 September 2017 at St Christopher’s, Chelsham Road, Warlingham CR6 9EQ at 7pm.  All welcome.

Dates for your diary

Tickets are now on sale for the Silent Auction to raise funds on Saturday 9 September. If you have items or services suitable to be auctioned, (good quality unwanted gifts, babysitting services, use of a holiday home, lift to Gatwick or Heathrow, theatre tickets etc.) or if you are able to help, please contact Zsuzsanna (woldingham.pcc@gmail.com) with your offers.

Update: Offers of items and services to be auctioned have started to come in – but more are needed. Catalogues are now available on the News page of the Parish website (http://woldinghamparish.com)

Harvest Supper in the Village Hall is on Saturday evening, 30 September and Harvest Festival with Footsteps and Church Parade is in St Paul’s at 10.00am

The next Jumble Sale is to be on 24 February 2018. Details will follow later.

St Andrew’s Church, Limpsfield Chart  is holding their usual teas every Sunday in August from 3pm to 5pm.  Please come and join them.

St John’s Church, Hurst Green is holding a non-eucharistic, ‘dementia friendly’, “Songs of Praise” service at 9.30am on Sunday 27 August. All welcome.

Just Text Giving

You can now give money to St. Paul’s and St. Agatha’s churches using your mobile phone. To do so, text SPSA33, followed by the amount (e.g.SPSA33 £10) 70070. You will receive a text receipt for a donation to Woldingham Churches.



27 August 2017

9.00am 1662 Said Communion at St Agatha’s

President: Revd Dr Catherine Dowland-Pillinger

10.00am Sung Eucharist at St Paul’s

President: Revd Dr Catherine Dowland-Pillinger

No Evensong



3 September 2017

9.00am 1662 Said Communion at St Agatha’s

President: Revd Dr Catherine Dowland-Pillinger

10.00am Sung Eucharist at St Paul’s

President: Revd Dr Catherine Dowland-Pillinger

11.30am Footsteps Family Service at St Paul’s

Led by: Revd Dr Catherine Dowland-Pillinger

6.00pm Choral Evensong at St Paul’s

Led by: Revd Dr Catherine Dowland-Pillinger

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