St John’s St John the Evangelist 23 November

St John’s
Monday
Tuesday
this week
8pm Induction of the Reverend Kate Blake
at All Saints’ Church, Queensbury
10.30am Holy Communion (BCP)
1.15pm Little Fishers Baby and Toddler Group
2.15pm Tea & Chat
Wednesday
2pm Friendship Club
Thursday
8pm Ringing Practice
Friday
8pm Choir Rehearsal
Saturday
10am Advent Quiet Day at Edgware Abbey
The Daily Office
Morning Prayer: Tuesday (8:30am), Thursday (8:30am), Saturday (9am)
Evening Prayer: Tuesday (4:30pm), Wednesday (5pm), Thursday (5pm)
Next Sunday:
30th November 2014
8am
HOLY COMMUNION
President: The Rector
Reader:
Pauline Forsyth
9.30am
PARISH COMMUNION
President: The Rector
Preacher: The Revd Ken Peters
OT Reader: Yemi Oshunniyi
NT Reader: Jenny Neve
Gospel:
Frances Westcott
Prayers:
Jean Orpwood
11am
Advent Sunday (Year B)
Bible Readings:
Isaiah 64: 1-9
1 Cor. 1:3-9
Mark 13: 24-37
23 November
St John
the Evangelist
Welcome to St John’s Parish Church, Great Stanmore.
We are delighted you have joined us for worship this morning. If it is your
first time, please speak to the Rector or Churchwardens at the end of one of
the services as we would really like to meet you. Refreshments will be served
in Church House after the 9.30am service. Do come across and join in.
Services
today
8am
HOLY COMMUNION
9.30am
PARISH COMMUNION
11am
MATINS
Bible Readings:
Ephesians 1:15-23
Page in church bible: 148 (NT)
Matthew 25:31-46
Page in church bible: 22 (NT)
Hymns: 125, 455, 54 (257, 445, 630)
and 183
Christ the King (Sunday Next Before Advent)
Collect
God the Father, help us to hear the call of Christ the King and to follow in his
service, whose kingdom has no end; for he reigns with you and the Holy
Spirit, one God, one glory. Amen.
Post Communion Prayer
Stir up, O Lord, the wills of your faithful people; that they, plenteously
bringing forth the fruit of good works, may by you be plenteously rewarded;
through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
MATINS
The Church is fitted with a loop system; hearing aids should be switched to ‘T’
St John’s
Who’s who
Rector:
Churchwardens:
Safeguarding Officer:
Parish Office:
(Tues, Wed & Fri)
information
The Revd Matthew Stone
020 8954 3876
Email: [email protected]
Mrs. Sylvia Daniels
Mr. Graham Denman
Mr. Stuart Webster
020 8863 4080
01923 840675
07971 219918
Ms Karen Stirrup
020 8954 7064
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.stjohnschurchstanmore.org.uk
St John’s Church of England School:
Headteacher - Mrs. J Hester
School Office: 020 8954 3978
St John the Evangelist - Mission Statement
Drawn together by Christ’s love, we seek by his grace to live out his
commandments to love the Lord our God with all of our being; and to love
everyone we come across as we love ourselves.
Prayer Ministry is offered every Sunday in the Chapel
during communion at main service.
THIS WEEK PLEASE PRAY FOR:
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Peter Williams who picks up the rubbish in Rectory Lane/Churchyard
The members of the Friendship Group
Stuart Burch and Ellie Morley who were married here yesterday.
Sick: Anoj Kapdee, Bob Livingstone, Christina Makhoul, Jenny
McCarthy, Mark Medcalf, , Etian Petty, Brian White, Heather
Williams and Baby Sophie
R.I.P. Nick Nicholson
St John’s
Christmas Fayre
Thank you very much to everyone
who supported last Sunday’s
Christmas Fayre and to the
Fundraising Committee who
organised the event.
Annual Corrymeela Conference
“Building a good society:
Embracing difference”
29th November at 10.30am
St Ethelburga’s, Bishopsgate
See poster in church porch.
Advent Procession at
St Paul’s Cathedral (29th)
If you requested a tickets to this
service and have not yet received
them, please speak to Matthew.
St John’s Annual Gift Day
Our annual Gift Day will take place
on Advent Sunday (30th November)
- please consider making an
additional donation as an early
Christmas present to St John’s.
The Rector has set an ambitious
target of £10,000 which is
achievable if we all do our bit.
Please place your donations in a
separate envelope marked ‘Gift Day’
and hand them in during the
collection.
notices
St John’s School Christmas Fair
6th December
11am-4pm
Everyone welcome!
Have you made a Will?
Will Aid takes place every
November and is a partnership
between the legal profession and
nine UK charities. Participating
solicitors will waive their fee for
writing (or updating) a basic Will.
They invite clients to donate the
usual fee to Will Aid. See poster in
the porch for more details or visit
http://www.willaid.org.uk/
Junior Church Movie Night
14th December
4pm-6pm
We will ask for a donation of £1
which will include the movie, drink,
crisps and a sweet. The movie we
will be watching is Frozen. Please
speak to Bev to reserve your place.
Christingle
21st December 2014 at 9.30am
The next All-age Service will be a
Christingle Service. The
Christingles will be prepared on the
Saturday in Church House.
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