ALL CHANGE NEXT SUNDAY
26th OCTOBER – SUNDAY SERVICE TIME CHANGE
All three of our churches gathering together next Sunday morning in St.Mary’s for either our 9.15am Communion or 10.45am Church Alive Services. Refreshments served between the services from 10.15am – so it is suggested that those coming only to Church Alive should come during that time if you’d like coffee first. We look forward to welcoming Archdeacon Gavin in joining us to launch the services next Sunday.
There will be no evening worship next Sunday.

WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE CONFIRMED? 23rd Nov.
Please have a word with Andy Norris if you are interested in Confirmation or adult Baptism when the Bishop visits the parish on Sunday 23rd November. Preparation is by our Pilgrim Course. A course for young people starts this Friday. please ask Andy.

CONCERT for SHAPING THE FUTURE
On Saturday 15th November in the Parish Centre –
Paul Pilott, Lousie Helyer and Friends perform ‘Songs of Food and Drink’  – about 60 minutes of light hearted musical entertainment – Admission Free – Retiring Collection for Shaping the Future.

PARISH SUPPER FOR our KENYA LINK 8th Nov
Tickets for the Supper in aid of Narok County Maternity Services at 7.30pm on Saturday November 8th in the Parish Centre are now available from the Parish Office and from BFG Leaders: Liz Hussein, Kay Howard, Diana Dow, Pam and Bob Green, Marie Anthony, Sue Strong and Sarah Cawte. Tickets price £7.50. Presentation by Christian Aid, raffle and a game or two.

ST.FRANCIS CHURCH
Coffee Morning 9.45am 8th November – please bring bottles which are being collected for the bottle stall – leave at Parish Centre or St Francis.  Communion tonight at 6.30pm. Next Sunday we go to St.Mary’s to either of the new services. To hire our building contact Kay Lancaster 92522113.

MESSY CHURCH Thursday 23rd October
3.30pm in Parish Centre – God sets us free.

MARGARINE TUBS FOR MESSY CHURCH
Please leave any tubs you can collect at the back of church or The Parish Centre – thank you.

ALL SAINTS SUNDAY at St.Mary’s
Our evening service at 6.30pm on All Saints Sunday 2nd November will express our prayers and thanksgivings for our loved ones departed. If you would like someone to be remembered then you are invited to add their name to the list at the back of St.Mary’s.

FAIR TRADE sales will take place at 10.15am in St Mary’s on Sundays 26th Oct, 16th Nov & 7th December.

St.Mary’s LIGHT PARTY
Our Messy Church team invite families to our Light Party on Sunday 2nd November from 4.00pm-5.30pm in the Parish Centre. Fun, games, crafts and party food.
Come dressed bright & glittery or as a super hero!
Tickets £1 from the Parish Centre. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Order your ADVENT CALENDARS now
David & Tessa Bloodworth have Fairtrade Christian calendars from Divine and Traidcraft @£3.60. Traidcraft calendar includes a booklet; both have chocolate! 023 9252 6489.

MOTHERS’ UNION
Next meeting to be this Tuesday 21st October with the Revd Giles Harris-Evans on Peace In Holy Land. All welcome. Please note the new start time of 2.30pm following the discussion of members at our last Communion. Please also note that MU Communion will be at a new time of 10.30am on Wednesday 5th November – thank you.

Join our BIBLE FELLOWSHIP GROUPS
There are 5 small groups which regularly meet across the parish in homes or the Parish Centre. For bible reflection, fellowship and prayer – you’d be very welcome to join one. Please see details on the website under the ‘courses’ heading.

PAPER RECYCLING You’re invited to use our charity Recycling facility in the Parish Centre Car Park. The Parish Centre is supported through the paper bank.

DEANERY TRAINING EVENTS See Phil Hiscock
MENTORING MATTERS 22nd Nov for nurturing disciples and developing leaders at St.John, Fareham.
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NEW SERVICE CHANGES at St.Mary’s
Midweek:
NEW WEDNESDAY COMMUNION 5th November
We shall introduce our new weekly Communion at 10.30am in St.Mary’s on Wednesday 5th November. Common Worship with hymns – all welcome.

Sundays at St.Mary’s from 26th October will be:
8.00am Communion (Book of Common Prayer Said)
9.15am Communion (Common Worship & Choir)
10.15am Refreshments in Church
10.45am Church Alive (Contemporary music & All Age)
6.30pm Evensong(1st&3rd) Merbecke (2nd) Praise(4th)

Special Services which change this timing pattern are:
9th November
10.30am Remembrance Service
23rd November
10.00am Confirmation with Bishop Christopher
also with St.Faith & St.Francis
14th December
10.00am Christmas Tree Festival Family Service

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Today at St.Mary:
8.00am Holy Communion   Revd Reg Forse
10.00am Communion  Revd Andy Norris
12.15pm Baptism   Revd Andy Norris
6.30pm Choral Evensong   Revd Humphrey Prideaux

Today at St.Faith:
9.30am Communion   Revd Alan Ball

Today at St.Francis:
11.15am Family Service    Darren Clarke
6.30pm Informal Communion    Revd Phil Hiscock

Today at St.Luke:
11.00am Special Thanksgiving Service with Bishop Christopher, the
Chaplain of the Fleet Designate and Revd Phil Hiscock
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Midweek Services:
Morning Prayers at 9.00am in St.Mary’s Chapel
on Mon, Tue, Thur & Fri. Midweek Communion
at 7.30am on Weds in the Parish Centre; 10.00am on Thurs at St.Faith’s.
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Next Sunday 26th October – Trinity Last
8.00am St.Mary HC   Revd P Hiscock
9.15am St.Mary HC    Archdeacon
9.30am No Service at St.Faith
10.45am Church Alive   The Ven G Collins
11.15am No Service at St Francis
6.30pm No Evening Service at St.Mary