Weekly Newsletter

St Paul’s & St Agatha’s Notices

Sunday, 16 April 2017

EASTER SUNDAY

First Mass of Easter 6.00am: Romans 6 3-11 p.917, Matthew 28 1-10 p.811 Hymns 120 (green), 119 (green), 124 (green)

Parish Eucharist with Baptism 10.00am: Acts 10 34-43 p.895, John 20 19-31 p.883

Eucharistic Setting: Holman

Hymns today at 10.00am are: Introit 110 (green), Gradual 67 (blue), Offertory 103 (green), Communion 121 (green), Final 117 (green)

Anthem: Most glorious Lord of life – Harris

A warm welcome to all of our visitors today, including the family of Felix Lewis who is to be baptised today and our Footsteps children and their families. You are all most welcome to join us for a cup of tea or coffee in the Church Room after the 10am Eucharist. Older children are welcome to remain in church to see Felix’s baptism. Younger children who may find the service too long are welcome to join in with their parents with the Footsteps in the Church Room. There are also 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 sidespersons know if this applies to you. Also please speak to one of the sidespersons 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.

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.

MONTHS GOOD CAUSE

BISHOP’S LENT APPEAL

As well as welcoming Felix Lewis and his family this morning for his baptism, we welcome Logan Briant into our church family at his baptism in St Agatha’s at noon today

Very many thanks to all who all who helped in preparing the church and taking part in all our Holy Week and Easter services.

After the 10.00am service this morning there will be an Easter Egg hunt for all of the children.

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

South Nutfield Choral Society are giving a concert, “Songs of Sea and Soul” in Christ Church, South Nutfield RH1 5NJ on Saturday 6 May at 7.30pm Tickets priced £12 (£6 Students) are available on the door.

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.

 

There is to be a meeting in Tandridge District Council offices from 1-3pm on Monday 24 April to discuss the Council’s plans to support Syrian refugees. Details on the poster at the back of the church

Dates for your diary

Our Summer Fete will be held on Saturday 10 June and there is to be a Silent Auction to raise funds on Saturday 9 September. The next Jumble Sale is to be on 24 February 2018.

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.

NEXT WEEK

SECOND SUNDAY OF EASTER

23 April 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

WEEK AFTER

THIRD SUNDAY OF EASTER

30 April 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

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