All Saints’ during the Coronavirus Outbreak

All Saints’ during the Coronavirus Outbreak

All churches are now closed even for private prayer. We must all stay at home as much as possible. Please see the link to the Church of England Coronavirus guidance for churches here. There is also information on the Diocesan website. We will keep the website and Facebook updated with further information when available. All … Continue reading

Welcome

Welcome to All Saints’ Church in Orpington Town Centre. We enjoy our sacramental worship, our service to others and our open fellowship. All of our services and events are open to everyone. Please come and join us! Please read the full introduction on our Welcome page to find out more. If you live anywhere within … Continue reading

Weekly Notices – 5th – 11th April 2020

This weekly notices and news is also being emailed to all members of the All Saints’ email database. If you would like to be added to this database please email allsaintsinfo55@gmail.com Coronavirus Update – Public Worship has been suspended indefinitely by the Church of England and the building is closed until further notice. Please see … Continue reading

Holy Week

Holy Week

While we may not be able togather together in our various places of worship, people are preparing all kinds of means by which the season of Easter may still be observed with devotion and joy. The Diocese of Rochester webpage has lots of ideas and resources for Holy Week – here. Rochester Cathedral has recorded … Continue reading

Palm Sunday

‘Calling  all Young Saints!! This Sunday is Palm Sunday when Jesus rode through the streets of Jerusalem with the crowd shouting praises and waving palm leaves. Many of our house windows are decorated with rainbows and I wondered if on Sunday we could put up pictures of palm leaves as well. We would love to … Continue reading

Annual Reports

The APCM has been postponed and a new date for the meeting will be advised as soon as possible. In the meantime the usual reports can be read here.

Stations of the Cross

Between now and Good Friday we will be posting the 14 ‘Stations of the Cross’ pictures which were created for All Saints’ by Naomi May. First Station – Jesus in agony in the Garden of Gethsemane They went to a place called Gethsemane; and he said to his disciples, ‘Sit here while I pray.’ He … Continue reading

Saints Alive

At the moment the parish magazine ‘Saints Alive’ is being distributed electronically. A copy of the April magazine can be found from this link. The magazine was produced a week ago – some of the information included has been superseded by recent announcements and some of the events advertised may not take place as planned … Continue reading

All Saints’ Finance

Suspension of services in church has meant that we have been able to make some savings in heating and lighting costs.  However we have lost income from letting the Church Hall, and the savings we can make are very small compared with our ongoing costs of running the Church, especially salary costs.  We realise that … Continue reading

Saturday Music Recitals at All Saints’

There will be a series of monthly music recitals at All Saints’ church on Saturday lunchtimes at 12.30. These are free recitals with a retiring collection and refreshments will be available. All are welcome to come along and hear some amazing musicians. On 2nd May we welcome Jeremiah Stephenson for an organ recital. On 6th … Continue reading