Keston Parish ChurchKPC

Church Road, Keston, BR2 6HT


 

 

KESTON PARISH CHURCH
MONTHLY PEW SHEET
DECEMBER 2017  
           

Sun       3rd Dec        8 am               Holy Communion
10 am             1st Sunday Service Toy Service
5th Dec        9.30 am          Prayer Walk
Thu        7th Dec        3.30 pm          Thanksgiving Service For John Allen
Fri          8th Dec        2.30 pm          Choir Practice
Sun       10th Dec      10 am             Holy Communion
Fri          15th Dec      8 pm               Choir Practice
Sun       17th Dec      10 am             Holy Communion With H&W
6.30 pm          Carol Service           
Mon       18th Dec      7.30 pm          Meditation
Tue        19th Dec      2.30 pm          Flower Arranging Workshop
Wed       20th Dec      7.30 pm          Men’s Social
Christmas Eve
Sun       24th Dec      10 am             Holy Communion
4 pm               Christingle making & short service
11.30 pm        Midnight Communion
Christmas Day
Mon       25th Dec      10 am             Holy Communion
Sun       31st Dec      10 am             Holy Communion
Sun       7th Jan         8 am               Holy Communion
10 am             1st Sunday Service
Tue        9th Jan         9.30 am          Prayer walk

WELCOME
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.

TOY SERVICE ON SUNDAY 3RD DECEMBER @ 10am -  Donations of toys and gift cards for Welcare gratefully received, details on noticeboard of suggested items, but please no soft toys or WH Smith gift cards.

KESTON VILLAGE CHRISTMAS LIGHTS – At the Greyhound Pub 3rd December from 3.30 – 5.30pm with Santa’s Grotto, festive stalls, raffle & entertainment.

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

PRAYER WALKS – Every 1ST Tuesday of the month -  our next walk is on 5th December and 9th January (this one is 2nd Tuesday of the month!) 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!

SERVICE OF THANKSGIVING for the life of John Allen on Thursday 7th December at 3.30 pm in Keston Church.

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 17th December & 21st January.

CAROL SERVICE – Sunday 17th December  @ 6.30 pm with readings, traditional Christmas Carols and Choir pieces, followed by warmed mulled wine and mince pies!

MEDITATION GROUP – Every 3rd Monday – 18th December & 15th January 2018.  We begin at 7.30 pm in the Church or church hall.  All are very welcome, to take time out from our busy lives.

CHRISTMAS FLOWER ARRANGING WORKSHOP – Tuesday 19th December @ 2.30 pm, please put your name on the list, or tell Maureen Marshall.  All details are in the Keston Magazine.

MEN’S PUB SOCIAL – These happen every 3rd Wednesday of the month – and the next one is Wednesday 20th December at the Greyhound Pub @ 7.30 pm.   All men are very welcome.  More details from Martin Becker.

KESTON MAGAZINE FEB/MAR EDITION - The last date for magazine material to be in by for the Feb/Mar edition of the mag is Sunday 7th January.  Please give all articles to Sally Churchus on:  020 8462 8750 or sally.churchus@btinternet.com

NEXT DATE FOR BOOK READING FELLOWSHIP – Please come along to Sally Churchus home @ 103 Gravel Road on Monday 22nd January @ 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, and come along for a chat! 

PUB SOCIALS – Our next Pub social will be @ 7.30 pm, on Monday 22nd January in The Fox.  Please do come along  for a meal, or a couple of drinks  – all are very welcome!

MESSY CHURCH – TUESDAY 23rd JANUARY 2018 FROM 3.30pm – Please come along for fun, crafts, worship and a high tea – bring your friends – all ages welcome!

COFFEE MORNING – Saturday 27th January from 10 am – 12 noon @ Sally's.  Home made cakes, bring & buy and a raffle. 

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 www.ecclesiastical.com/Trust130 or call 0800 783 0130 quoting TRUST 130.  More details on notice board.

 

Christmas Services

Sunday 17th December – 6.30 pm
Carol Service followed by mulled wine & mince pies

Sunday 24th December – Christmas Eve
10 am – Holy Communion
4 pm – Christingle making and short service
11.30 pm – Midnight Communion

Monday 25th December - Christmas Day
10 am Holy Communion

 


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