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A copy of the current notice sheet can be downloaded here.

Missed something? Some previous notice sheets can be found here

Events Calendar can be found here

Information

A hearing loop and large print notice sheets are available.
 
Toilets are just inside the entrance to the church hall.
 
Children’s Groups (3-11s) and the Crèche (0-2s) meet in during our 10am service.
 
Youth Group (11-18s) meets at 5.30pm-7.30pm on Sunday evenings.
 
Refreshments are served in the hall after the 10am service and at 5.30pm in the church before the evening service.
 
Prayer Ministry is available in church immediately after the 10am service.
 
Play Safe: The children love to play together after the 10am service, but please can parents be aware that you are responsible for your children during this time. If they are playing outside, please be mindful of trip hazards and the main road.

Every little helps for Sunday tea!
We would like to reduce the amount of paper cups we use on a Sunday evening before our 6pm service. Could we encourage those with reusable cups to bring them along for their drinks on Sunday evenings? Thank you


THANK YOU

THANK YOU to all those who took part in the Tree of Light Service last week. Your involvement was very much appreciated.
THANK YOU to Sarah and the team for the fun-filled Children’s Christmas Craft Afternoon yesterday.
THANK YOU to all who helped prepare and deliver Christmas cards with invitations to every home in our parish this last week.


  Notice Board

We would like to serve mince pies to our guests after the Carol Service. If you are able to donate a box or two, please leave them in the kitchen. Thanks!

Christmas Choir Rehearsal after the 10am service today. If you’d like to be part of our Carol Service Choir, please contact Leo & Rachel Selleck

Children’s Carols Choir & Musicians: The music team would love to hear from any young people who would like to sing or play an instrument at the Children’s Carols on Christmas Eve at 3pm & 4:30pm. Rehearsals will be on Sat 14 December at 2pm and at 2:15pm on the 24th. Please email Karen Hoy

Connections Christmas Praise: Monday 16 December at 2pm. A short, familiar and accessible Carol Service for seniors, followed by tea and mince pies. All are welcome.

Carols at the Star: Sunday 15 December at 8pm. Come along, bring others, sing some carols, and have some drinks. If you’re able to help giving a lead for the singing or as musicians, please let Mark Francis or Rachel Selleck know.

Church Weekend Away 2020: We’re very excited about our weekend away for the whole church family on the 10th-12th July at Oak Hall Manor. BOOKING IS NOW OPEN. Details and booking forms are available in church.


World Mission Gift Day: We are so thankful for the amazing total of £20,262.80 which has been given and enables us to be generous to our mission partners.

The PCC have agreed for gifts to be distributed as follows:

£4,000 to Gift & Kathryn Asiku, Wycliffe Bible Translators in Uganda

£4,000 to Jony & Jenny Bertin, St Batholomew’s Church, Rosario

£1,000 to Andrew & Maria Leake, CMS in Argentina 

£3,000 to Tearfund in Cambodia

£2,000 to each of CPAS, Church Army, Welcare, St Catherine’s Hospice


Cake needed at Connections  every third Monday.
If you are able to make cake, please contact Diane Francis.


SUNDAY 8th December

8am Communion Service

9:45am The Rock Children’s Group

Service Speaker: Mark Francis: "Revelation"

10am sundayten  

11:15am Christmas Choir Rehearsal

5.30pm BOSS Youth Group

6pm sundaysix


This week’s events

Mon 9 December

12.30pm Connections Christmas Lunch

Wed 11 December

2-4pm Watercolour Art Group

Fri 13 December

5:30pm Girlguiding Felbridge

7-8.30pm VERVE

Sat 14 December

2pm Junior Choir/Music Practice 


SUNDAY 15th December

9:45am The Rock Children’s Group

Service Speaker: Mark Francis: "The Bible Course Review"

10am sundayten  Holy Communion

5.30pm BOSS Youth Group

6pm sundaysix

8pm Carols at the Star


Save the date

Connections Christmas Praise Service: Monday 16 December at 2pm

Church Weekend Away: Fri 10th to Sun 12th July at Oak Hall Manor.


A prayer for each day
Dear Lord: My life is in your hands today. Help me to follow you in all I do and the places I go. By your Spirit’s power, give me the chance to point someone to you today through my words and actions, and give me the courage to do it. Amen.

A prayer for Sunday 8th December
Dear Lord: Use me at church today to serve others. Equip all who are involved in different ways at our services. Stir up people’s hearts to come. And may the message of your Word have a huge impact on all who are there. Amen.

This week’s prayer

  • The Asiku family in their work for Wycliffe in Uganda and as a family over Christmas.
  • All those living in our parish as they receive Christmas cards inviting them to St. John’s.
  • Our mission partners, Jony and Jenny Bertin in Argentina celebrating a first Christmas with new baby Emma, this year.
  • The General Election on Thursday.
  • All those involved in planning events and services this month.
  • Andrew and Maria Leake and their family as they spend time together for Christmas.

Dear Lord: I am ready to follow you courageously today. Help me not to forget you nor turn from your ways, but that all I do be done in your strength and for your glory. Use me to have an impact for good and for the gospel with those I meet today. Amen.

A prayer for Sunday15th December

Dear Lord: Use me at church today to encourage others. Please be at work through those involved in our services and in our children’s and youth groups that they may faithfully teach the Bible and speak about Jesus. Unite us as a church. Amen.


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