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What's on - 30 November 2019 onwards

Advent CAROL SERVICE - 1 Dec - 4pm. All welcome!

There will be no 12 noon Eucharist on Friday 6th as we have a church funeral at 11am for Dr Jane Leaver.

Today - 1 Dec is World AIDS Day. Over 101,600 people are living with HIV in the UK. Globally, there are an estimated 36.7 million people who have the virus. Despite the virus only being identified in 1984, more than 35 million people have died of HIV or AIDS, making it one of the most destructive pandemics in history. Please pray for those with HIV and AIDS, for those who care for them, and for those working to eradicate the virus.

Parish Christmas Bazaar, Sat 7 December, 12-4pm. Please save the date. Please think about whether you have any of these things at home that you'd like to give:

Toys

Tombola prizes

Bottles

DVDs

Bric a Brac

Raffle Prizes

Home produce (please sign the list at the back of church).

Check the list to complete the organic hamper

No need for more books

And help with stalls would be a huge help - please see the list at the back of church. There's also space for ideas of new stalls we've never had before.

Setting up for the Bazaar. It would be really useful to have some help on Thursday 5th Dec at 11am to bring some things down from the Tower and on Friday 6th Dec from 1pm to set up tables.

There will be Prayers for Healing as part of the service next Sunday - 8 December.

The next church cleaning will be Sat, 14 Dec, 9.30-11.30am. Please note, this is the second Sat of the month, as the Christmas Bazaar is the weekend before.

FESTIVAL CHORUS CONCERT, Sun 15th Dec, 7pm. Verdi Requiem & 3 Opera Choruses.

Parish Carol Service - 6pm on Sunday 22 December. All very welcome!

Connie Nantege from our congregation is doing a sponsored walk for Shelter, the homelessness charity because she wants 'to see everyone with a place they call home'. She'd welcome your support. To sponsor her, please go to https://www.justgiving.com/Connie-Nantege.

Congratulations to Anna, Chukwudi, Gabriella and Harley who were confirmed on 16 November at St Paul's Cathedral. Please pray for them.

Night Shelter started again in November. John Alty is very kindly co-ordinating the rota. He is responsible for Saturday evenings and Sunday mornings up until Christmas and in the New Year for Friday nights and Saturday mornings. If you'd like to join the Night Shelter rota, please email John on johnhm.alty@gmail.com

Come & Sing Handel's 'Messiah' - an annual community event. We are organizing an annual come-and-sing Handel's 'Messiah', supported by a band of professional musicians. Please help us to fund this unique opportunity to bring our community together by donating at:

www.justgiving.com/campaign/handel-messiah

Donations can also be given to Victoria or Andrew. The concert will take place on Saturday 4th January, 2020 at St John of Jerusalem Church with the Wyatt Sinfonia, conducted by Zoë Kundu. Soloists: Emma Dogliani, Katy Bingham-Best, Angelo Fallaria & Edward Jowle. For further details, please call 0208 533 5722.

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