Weekly Newsletter

St Paul’s & St Agatha’s Notices

Sunday, 8 October 2017


Bible readings for this morning are: Exodus Ch 20 1-4, 7-9, 12-20 p.58, Philippians Ch 3 4b-14 p.954, Matthew Ch 21 33-46 p.803

Setting – Said service

Hymns today at 10.00am are: Introit 54(blue) Gradual 234(green), Offertory 366(green), Communion 298(green), Final 418(green) omit vv3-5

A warm welcome to all of our visitors today. 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.

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.

Thanks to Alistair for playing the hymns this morning in David’s absence.



Andrew Francis R.I.P.

We were very sorry to learn of the death of Andrew Francis on 25th September; please pray for him, and for Dawn and Victoria and other family members. Details of Andrew’s funeral service will be publicised once these are known.

Caterham Churches Together Morning Prayer services will be held at 8.30am on Wednesdays during October at Caterham Community Church. All welcome. Please come and support this.

Dates for your diary

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

There is a meeting for Servers, Sidespeople and Crucifers on Thursday 12 October at 7.30pm. Anyone who isn’t already doing one of these roles but would like to join is also welcome to attend!

International Needs Concert – St Lukes, Whyteleafe 12 October at 7.30pm. Entry free – donations at the door!

Revd Tim Goode is going to Uganda as part of his Sabbatical on the 17 October and will be travelling with International Needs, whose British base is in Caterham, visiting families with disabled children & special schools supported by International Needs. International Needs are training people in Uganda to use sport as a means of improving the motor skills and mental health of disabled children and also as a means for helping them to integrate with other children.

He is looking to raise money for equipment for this work & with this in mind is performing in a charity concert alongside guitarist Geoff Torry. They will be performing a mixture of folk songs and tunes from around the Great Britain and Ireland. 

Facing Depression Together Awareness Day: an opportunity to learn about depression and how to support those living with depression. The day will include a clinical, a personal and a pastoral perspective of depression, a dramatic perspective to challenge stigma and an introduction to the work of PeerTalk, a charity underpinned by the Methodist Church. This free event takes place on Sat 14 Oct, 10am – 3.30pm, at The Holiday Inn, Egerton Road, Guildford. Lunch is provided. Booking essential. More details at www.peertalk.org.uk/index.php/ or contact admin@peertalk.org.uk

St John’s Felbridge has a tradition of holding courses during the Autumn Term. This year we are hosting a Dementia Matters course to raise awareness of this disease and how best we can support folk who have dementia and their careers. The course will be held on Thursday evenings in November and covers subjects such as what is dementia, how best to communicate with folk who have dementia and sharing the bible.

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.

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.



8 October 2017

9.00am 1662 Said Communion at St Agatha’s

President: Revd Dr Catherine Dowland-Pillinger

10.00am Said Eucharist with hymns at St Paul’s

President: Revd Dr Catherine Dowland-Pillinger

No Evensong



15 October 2017

9.00am 1662 Said Communion at St Agatha’s

President: Revd Dr Catherine Dowland-Pillinger

10.00am Sung Eucharist with Footsteps at St Paul’s

President: Revd Dr Catherine Dowland-Pillinger

No Evensong

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