Keston Parish ChurchKPC

Church Road, Keston, BR2 6HT



OCTOBER 2017  

 Sun        1st Oct          8 am                Holy Communion
10 am               1st Sunday Service no Communion
1pm                 Harvest Lunch
Tue         3rd Oct          9.30 am           Prayer Walk
Fri           6th Oct          2.30 pm           Choir Practice
Sun        8th Oct          10 am              Holy Communion       
Fri           13th Oct        2.30 pm           Choir Practice
Sun        15th Oct        10 am              Holy Communion With H&W                  
Mon        16th Oct        7.30 pm           Meditation
Tue         17th Oct        7.30 pm           Pub Social – The Crown
Wed        18th Oct        7.30 pm           Men’s Pub Social
Fri           20th Oct        2.30 pm           Choir Practice
Sun        22nd Oct       10 am              Holy Communion
Fri           27th Oct        2.30 pm           Choir Practice
Sun        29th Oct        10 am              Holy Communion
Fri           3rd Nov         2.30 pm           Choir Practice
Sun        5th Nov         8 am                Holy Communion
10 am              1st Sunday Service non Communion
3pm                 Bereavement Service & tea
7th Nov         9.30 am           Prayer walk

To welcome and embrace all who come
into this beautiful ancient place
of peace to be blessed,
healed and equipped by God
for the challenges of everyday life.    

We would like to welcome you to our service today, especially if you are a visitor. We invite you to join us at Holy Communion to receive the bread and wine, symbols of God’s love for us.  If you do not wish to receive Holy Communion, please do come up for a blessing, just keep your hands by your side as you come to the rail.  If you use a hearing aid, please put it to the “T” setting.  Please do join us for a cup of tea or coffee in the Hall after the 10 am service.

MIDWEEK COMMUNION  - During the Interregnum there will be NO Wednesday 10 am service. 

HARVEST FESTIVAL & LUNCH -  Sunday 1st October – All our gift cards and cash donations will be going to needy families in Bromley via Welcare in Bromley.  The food will go to Project 5000 in Bromley URC for their weekly lunches. Thank you in advance for your donations and gifts.  HARVEST LUNCH – Sunday 1st October at 1 pm.  Tickets Adults £15, children £6.  Tickets from Maureen 01689 857260.  Bring your own drinks and glasses.

PRAYER WALKS – Every 1ST Tuesday of the month -  our next walk is on 3rd October and 7th November. Please come along with or without a dog, and we all have a good chatter, and then stop, reflect and pray at several intervals along the way, we start at 9.30 am on Commonside near the old Rectory – we often end up having a nice cup of tea/coffee!

HEALING & WHOLENESS (H&W) - Every 3rd Sunday,  we offer healing and wholeness prayers for all who may like the benefit of a special prayer,  just after taking Communion, in the foyer.  Dates are Sundays 15th October and 19th November
Please note we will be having Communion Wine from October, and not the grape juice, on the 3rd Sunday.

MEDITATION GROUP – Every 3rd Monday – 16th October, 20th November.  We begin at 7.30 pm in the Church or church hall.  All are very welcome, to take time out from our busy lives.
PUB SOCIALS – Our next Pub social will be on  Tuesday 17th October @ The Crown @ 7.30 pm, and Wednesday 22nd November @ the Greyhound.  Please do come along  for a meal, or a couple of drinks  – all are very welcome!

MEN’S PUB SOCIAL – These happen every 3rd Wednesday of the month – and the next one is Wednesday 18th October at the Greyhound Pub @ 7.30 pm.   All men are very welcome.  More details from Martin Becker.

NEXT DATE FOR BOOK READING FELLOWSHIP – Please come along to Sally Churchus home @ 103 Gravel Road on Monday 13th November @ 2 pm to hear about books we have read from the Library.   Don’t worry if you have not read any books, you may be inspired to after hearing others’ experiences. 

CHARITY PREVIEW OF HEDDA GABLER FOR WELCARE IN BROMLEY – Thursday 9th November @ 7.45 pm at Bromley Little Theatre.  Tickets must be booked in advance from Gillian Scales 0208 663 3173.

BEREAVEMENT SERVICE & TEA – Sunday 5th November @ 3pm:  QUIZ NIGHT AND FISH & CHIP SUPPER – Saturday 18th November – Tickets £12:  CAROL SERVICE – Sunday 17th December  @ 6.30 pm:  CHRISTMAS FLOWER ARRANGING WORKSHOP – Tuesday 19th December @ 2.30 pm.

WELCARE IN BROMLEY – invite all to celebrate their work with vulnerable children at a Service of Thanksgiving at Bromley Parish Church, Bromley, BR2 0EG on Tuesday 21st November at 11.30 am.

A PILGRIMAGE TO THE HOLY LAND – Revd Alison Newman is leading a group to the Holy Land 18th – 25th October 2018, if you are interested please see the notice on the notice board.

HOME INSURANCE POLICY – Ecclesiastical Insurance plc are celebrating 130 years of insuring Anglican churches.  As a thank you they are offering to donate £130 to our church each time one of our congregation takes out a home insurance policy with  them.  Simply visit or call 0800 783 0130 quoting TRUST 130.  More details on notice board.



The Keston Prayer
Merciful God, as we trust in your love;
Increase our faith, feed us with your word and strengthen us
for service.  Bless our community.  Make this place holy, to heal and transform all who come. 
In the precious name of Jesus our Saviour, Amen.

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