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Sunday - 3rd December: two worship services for the 1st Sunday of Advent.

Posted by: MORELLE on Saturday December 02, 2017
9h00 Holy Communion
10h30 Family Worship
Sunday School are meeting in the Church Centre at 10h30 to rehearse the nativity play which will be performed next week.

Sidespeople/Welcomers - meeting after church
Sidespeople have a wonderful ministry of welcoming people into church. If you are an existing sidesperson, or would just like to know more, please come to a session after the 10:30 service (you can get a coffee first!). We are looking for more sidespeople to help with welcoming people into church before our service on Sunday and doing a little bit of tidying up afterwards.

Advent course - Wednesdays in December
Sarah Tillett will be leading an Advent course for everybody as we prepare to celebrate Christ's birth. These will be held on Wednesdays for the next three weeks in the church centre starting on 6th December. Please come at 20h00 or as soon after if you can. We will be finished before 21h30. Most homegroups will not be meeting during December to allow members to attend.

British Charitable Fund
The CGA (St Peter's Charitable Giving Association) and friends are offering to help Julia on behalf of the BCF (British Charitable Fund) to marzipan and ice 30+ Christmas cakes again this year.
The next dates for getting together is Tuesday 5th December. If you would like to help then please contact Julia or Henny

Choir for Lessons & Carols on 17th December
The next practice is tomorrow Sunday 3rd December at 14h00 in church. Contact Michelle .

Next week Sunday 10th December
Advance notice of a special day at St Peter's.
The 10h30 service will be a Book of Common Prayer communion
After coffee there will be a bring and share lunch around 12h30. Do come and stay on for the afternoon's festivities even if you were not at communion.
14h00 Joint choir practice with the Lamorlaye Choir directed by Linda
15h00 Dress rehearsal for the nativity play
16h00 Christingle family service including the nativity play with carols.

Christmas at St Peter's
10th December: 16h00 Christingle Service with Nativity Play
17th December: 18h00 Traditional Service of Lessons & Carols
24th December: 23h30 Midnight Communion
25th December: 10h30 Christmas Family Communion

Confirmation in 2018
The Bishop in Europe will be conducting a confirmation in May next year. If you are interested or would just like to know more please see Rev. Sarah Tillett. There will be some preparation groups for both adults and for young people in conjunction with 'The Way'.

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