Sunday 19th January – Thank you to Canon Katrina Barnes who is taking our morning services.
Week of Prayer for Christian Unity – There are services on ‘Unusual Kindness’ all this week at different churches as follows:
Sunday – 6.30 pm, United Service, Christchurch
Monday – 10 am, St Martin’s, Chelsfield
Tuesday – 10 am, Green St Green Baptist Church
Wednesday – 6.30 pm, St John’s URC, Orpington
Thursday – 8 pm, All Saints’, Orpington
Friday – 8 pm, Holy Innocents, Orpington
Saturday – 8.30 am, Unity Church, Orpington
Orpington Gospel Choir will be helping to lead the singing at the Sunday service at 6.30 pm at Christchurch, Charterhouse Road. If you would like to join them, the rehearsal is 3pm – 5pm on Sunday, all music provided. Please contact Liesel Stanbridge (07511 876928).
.Children’s Society Boxes – Those who have Children’s Society boxes are asked to return them as soon as possible. If you have not been contacted by a committee member, please return them to Carole Laker or to the Church Office.
Alan Mustoe is retiring on 31 January 2020. All are invited to his final service on Sunday 26 January at 9.30 am at St Nicholas Church, Chislehurst. If you would like to attend the concert on Saturday 18 January at 3.30 pm, please contact the St Nicholas Parish Office (020 8467 0196, open 9am – 1pm weekdays). Tickets are £5 each, with the proceeds being donated to a charity of Alan’s choosing to mark his retirement, and include afternoon tea at the interval.
Foodbank – The current needs are for long life fruit juice, washing detergent and washing up liquid, male and female deodorants, toilet rolls, shaving foam and male razors.