Passion Sunday – our focus turns towards Christ’s journey into Jerusalem and the cross. As we gaze towards Holy Week we are drawn into the magnificent richness of the paschal mystery.
The Curate – is away co-leading a pilgrimage to the Holy Land. She will return to parish duties on Saturday 24 March. Cathy has been appointed Priest in Charge at St John’s, Sidcup and All Saints’, Foots Cray. Her last Sunday will be 15 April and her licensing will take place on Tuesday 29 May at 7.30 pm. All are very welcome.
Revision of Electoral Roll – if you are not on the current electoral roll and would like to be able to vote at the church annual meeting please fill in a form, available from the office, churchwardens or Jean Reeve. Please note that all forms must be returned by Sunday 18 March. The roll will then be closed for additions util after the APCM.
Sponsored Walk, Sunday 18th March – in aid of Carol Hussey’s school trip to Tanzania. If you would like to donate, the link is on the church website and is https://mydonate.bt.com/events/heavenwalk/458458. For more information, please see Mandy Turner or Cathy Hussey. Thank you for your support. Postponed until 8th April.
Easter Lilies – If you would like to dedicate a lily, in memory of a loved one, to decorate the church at Easter, please give their name, together with your donation, to Margaret Lovett c/o the Church Office (cheques payable to St Michael’s Guild). The names of those to be remembered will be placed on both altars on Easter Sunday and the week following. Further details from Margaret Lovett (01689 831667).
Easter Day Dawn Service Breakfast – If you will be coming to the Dawn Vigil on Easter Day, and would like breakfast, could you please put your name on the list on the notice board as usual, to give us an indication of how many we need to cater for.
Decorate an Egg Competition – Deadline – Easter Day, 9.30 am Eucharist; Open to all. Please take one hen’s egg and decorate it in any way that you would like – the only limit is your imagination. Bring your creation (unnamed) to the hall before the service so that it can be judged. Prizes will be given at the Coffee Session.
Children’s Society Flag Day – Volunteers are required to collect for one hour in the Walnuts in aid of the Children’s Society Flag Day on Saturday 14 April. Please contact Michele Hudson on 01689 331931 or 0787 964 7689 if you are able to help. Thank you very much for your support.
Pianist required, 11 am Thursdays – The Tots Group are in need of a pianist to accompany the children and carers at Singing Time. If you are interested, please speak to Cathy Hussey (01689 821632).
Food Bank – This week’s needs are for tinned potatoes, long life milk, long life fruit juice,
rice, pulses, shampoo, toothbrushes and soup. Thank you for your support.