Weekly Newsletter

St Paul’s & St Agatha’s Notices

Sunday, 7 April 2019

PASSION SUNDAY

Bible readings for this morning are: Philippians Ch 3 4b-14, John Ch 12 1-8

Eucharistic Setting: Ridout/Ives

Hymns today at 10.00am are: Introit 461 (green) omit vv3,4, Gradual 13 (blue), Offertory 197 (blue) , Communion 90 (green) omit vv2,3, Final 439 (green) omit vv3,4 Anthem: Drop,drop slow tears – Pirie

11.30am Footsteps Family Service

6.00pm Choral Evensong. Readings OT 2 Chronicles Ch35 1-6, 10-16 NT Luke Ch22 1-13. Responses – Lingfield, Psalm 35 vv 1-9, Canticles Set C, Office Hymn 163 (blue), Anthem – Verily, verily I say unto you – Tallis. Hymns 95, 84, 468 (green)

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. Please call Shelagh on 01883 653150 to find out more.

MONTHS GOOD CAUSE

BISHOP’S LENT APPEAL

Caterham Churches Together Morning Prayer – April

During April the Caterham and District Churches Together Morning Prayer services will take place at the Caterham URC led by Rev Kathy Flynn at 8.30am each Wednesday. Do come along and support this and pray with fellow Christians from other churches in our area.

Lent Group – Thursday evenings

Our Lent Group this year will meet on Thursday evenings, 7.30pm-9.00pm in the Church Room. The group will follow on from Compline at 7pm and people are welcome to attend either or both as they are able. The Lent Group will be following the course “Together for Good” from Livability, which is available from the Livability website: https://livability.org.uk/resources/together-for-good/. Please sign up on the sheet at the back of the church if you wish to join the Lent Group.

Lent Lunch – Sunday 14 April

The second of our Lent Lunches this year will be held in the Church Room at 12 noon on Sunday 14 April. There will be a soup and cheese lunch, with donations invited for the Bishop of Southwark’s Lent Appeal. Please sign the sheet at the back of the church if you would like to attend the lunch.

CharityCoffee Mornings at St Paul’s Church Room.

We are arranging a series of charity fundraising coffee Mornings in the Church Room, with tea and cake – naturally!

If you would like to help us hold a coffee morning in aid of a charity that you support, no matter how small or large, please get in touch by email at woldingham.pcc@gmail.com

Memorial service for Ian Flanagan

Ian’s funeral service has taken place privately. A memorial service is to be held for him on Friday 12 April, at 2pm, at Sanderstead United Reformed Church, which all of his friends from the Village are welcome to attend.

Organ News

As many of you know, the organ at St. Paul’s failed recently. The motor has been repaired and is on it’s way back. In addition to re-fitting the motor there is some electrical work to be done. We very much hope we will have the organ back in use by Easter and are very grateful to David for transferring to the piano to lead our music in the meantime. We shall continue to keep you updated.

Compline on Thursday evenings

We continue to hold a said Compline service in St. Paul’s at 7pm on Thursday evenings. Do join us for this quiet and reflective service, and a chance to pray for each other, our local community and the wider world.

Please pray for those who are sick, among them:

Pam, Julie, Terry, Pam, Diane and Oliver. Please give thanks for the improvement in Joe’s condition.

To add a name to the sick list, please contact one of the wardens or Catherine; you must have the permission of the person concerned or a close relative. Thank you.

Please note, our privacy policies are available to view on the parish website: https://woldinghamparish.com/privacy-policy/

Having been approved by the PCC, the updated Parish Policies on Safeguarding and Complaints and Disciplinary procedures have bee published on the Parish website, www.woldinghamparish.com

Gas Works in Station Road from 8 April

Many of you will already know that major works to replace the gas mains in the village are due to start on 8 April and last for several months. Station Road will be closed in sections whilst the works take place, with temporary traffic lights also being installed near the junction between Woldingham Road, Station Road and Church Road for the first two weeks. Temporary traffic lights will also be in use during the periods when the team is working on the section of Station Road between Croft Road and Slines Oak Road.

The diversion routes will be signposted and further details can be found online at: https://www.sgn.co.uk/Roadworks/Woldingham-Station-Road/

Annual Church Spring Clean takes place on Saturday 13 April – all volunteers welcome from 9.30am onwards to help us get the church ready for Holy Week and Easter.

The Parkrun is a free weekly event all over the world where people meet at 9am to run/ walk a 5km course. A number of churches in this area have running groups and they meet occasionally as a “Mob match”. Come and join the Tandridge Deanery team at the next match. There is no age bar so young and the not so young can come and run, jog or walk the course. For further details see the poster at the back of the church

NEXT WEEK

PALM SUNDAY

14 April 2019

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

WEEK AFTER

HOLY WEEK

Monday 15 April 2019

8.00pm Said Eucharist at St Paul’s

President: Revd Dr Catherine Dowland-Pillinger

Tuesday 16 April 2019

8.00pm Said Eucharist at St Paul’s

President: Revd Dr Catherine Dowland-Pillinger

Wednesday 17 April 2019

8.00pm Said Eucharist at St Paul’s

President: Revd Dr Catherine Dowland-Pillinger

Maundy Thursday 18 April 2019

8.00pm Sung Eucharist with washing of feet at St Paul’s

President: Revd Dr Catherine Dowland-Pillinger

followed by stripping of Altar and Watch until 10.00pm

Good Friday 19 April 2019

10.00am Good Friday Workshop for Families at St Paul’s

leading to All Age Service at 11.30am

Led by: Revd Dr Catherine Dowland-Pillinger

2.00pm Liturgy of Good Friday at St Paul’s

Led by: Revd Dr Catherine Dowland-Pillinger

Holy Saturday 20 April 2019

9.00pm Easter Vigil and First Mass of Easter St Paul’s

President: Revd Dr Catherine Dowland-Pillinger

Easter Sunday 21 April 2019

9.00am 1662 Said Communion at St Agatha’s

President: Revd Dr Catherine Dowland-Pillinger

10.00am Sung Eucharist with Footsteps and Easter Egg Hunt at St Paul’s

President: Revd Dr Catherine Dowland-Pillinger

No Evensong

 

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