Services this Sunday 13 August
8am Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer – 1662) – Sermon: The Vicar
10am Sung Eucharist with the Holy Baptism of Otto Shodeinde – Sermon: The Vicar
12 noon Holy Baptisms of Willa Rose and Isla Grace GRISTON and Jacob PAYBODY
12.20pm Holy Baptism of Martin BROUGHTON
Services & events in Church during the week
Tuesday to Friday:
8.30am Silent prayer followed by
8.45am Morning Prayer
Tuesday: Holy Communion at the home of Edward and Mary Thompson
9.45am Holy Eucharist
10.30am Funeral of Doris Florence Freer at Beckenham Crematorium
10am Holy Eucharist (at St Clement with St Peter)
Services next Sunday 20 August
8am Holy Communion (BCP – 1662) – Sermon: The Vicar
10am Sung Eucharist with the Chamber Choir
12noon Holy Baptism – Thomas WATKINSON
Shavaun and Ariyo Shodeinde are inviting members of St Stephen’s to stay behind in the hall after the coffee to continue to celebrate Otto’s Holy Baptism this Sunday (13 August).
Fikelela Fund Raising for 2017: Many thanks to Mara Branchini for her delicious fundraising coffee morning last Wednesday. On Thursday 31st August Pat Goodman is hosting a lunch at her home Parkside, Dulwich Common at 12.30 for 1.00pm. Places are limited so do please telephone Pat Goodman on 020 8693 3564 to book your place. Please support our summer fundraisers. We also need to run some other events. Any offers will be gratefully received. Contact Ruth Cousins on 020 8670 4673.
CCJ event chaired by our Vicar: CCJ AGM followed by a discussion on Jewish Freud and Christian Jung, their relationship breakdown and impact on contemporary culture (Bromley Synagogue – Tuesday 22 August 8pm)
Out and About Club. The Club is now planning an outing to Bletchley Park on Saturday 30 September, please sign up on the church noticeboard in the porch. Further information about this from Temple Sambo or Sallie Eden
Concert on Sunday 17th September 7.30pm
Nicholas Ansdell-Evans, a member of our congregation, will conduct the St Stephen’s choristers and professional musicians in a programme that includes the UK première of Greater Antiphons (orchestral version) by Arvo Pärt, Nicholas’s new cello concerto, Vaughan Williams Fantasia on Greensleeves and Mendelssohn String Symphony no.5.
Advance notice of the Parish Pilgrimage to Westminster Abbey on the 20th September. Put this in your diary now! This is an opportunity to join a prayerful, guided tour of the Abbey when it is closed to the public. Meet inside the great west door at 5.55pm or come to join in evening prayer beforehand at 5.00pm. Please sign up at the back of the church.
There will be a Confirmation Service here on Sunday 26 November with the Bishop of Woolwich, Bishop Karowei. Confirmation preparation classes, both for adults and for teenagers, will start at the beginning of October (Wednesdays).
13 August 2017