Please pray for the response of the souls of: Danny Hicks,
V. Lord all pitying, Jesu Blest,
R. Grant them Thine eternal rest.
Sponsored Flower Arrangements:
: We are offering the opportunity
for you to sponsor one of the flower arrangements in Church, either
on the pedestal by the statue of Mary or in the Lady Chapel. A
contribution between £30 and £50 is suggested. The
flowers could commemorate the memory of a loved one or the anniversary
of a happy event. Fr Andrew is happy to help with any aspect of
this project including a mention of the dedication in the pew
sheet. The sponsor, if they wish, could help select the choice
of flowers and colours. Jackie E will be pleased to discuss the
scope of the flower arrangement with you.
are reminded that there will usually be a large
print version of the reading available on the piano. Please check
before the start of the service.
If you know of anyone who would appreciate a
visit from a member of St Saviour's or the Vicar, please let a
Please make use of the Church Library and bookstall.
Food Bank: The monthly food bank collection for the St Albans
'Feed' food bank, which provides emergency food and support to families
and individuals in need, is next Sunday, 8th March. Current needs
are listed at the back of the church. For more information, please
speak to Ellie M.
Mothering Sunday: Please click here
for the poster. This important event is for the Parish Eucharist
with an all-age talk, childrens activities and flowers for children
(all ages) to have blessed and then to give to their mothers.
Passover Supper, Tuesday 31st March at 7pm: Please come to
this wonderful communal meal for the Parish, which helps us understand
the link between our Christian faith and Judaic tradition. If you
are coming, please sign the list at the back of the Church. Ann F
Easter Lilies: If you would like to sponsor a lily in memory
of a loved one for Easter, please fill in the form at the back of
the church, printing the name of your loved one and ticking the column
once you have paid. The lilies are £2.50 each. The last day
for ordering is Sunday 29th March. Thank you. Jackie E.
Church Electoral Roll: The annual revision of the Church Electoral
Roll will take place from Sunday 15th March to 30th March 2015. If
you are not on the Electoral Roll and wish to enrol then please complete
an application form - these are on the table at the back of the Church.
Please return your completed form by the closing date, 30th March,
to me or Fr. Peter. Tony Clayton, Electoral Roll Secretary
Lenten Charity: During Lent, coffee and tea will still be served
after the Parish Eucharist but no biscuits will be provided. Donations
will be given to the Open Door Charity which works to ensure that
no-one need sleep rough in St Albans and to improve the life chances
of homeless people in our community. We do hope that you will all
support this venture. Ann F
Lent Group: The next meeting will be on Thursday 12th March
from 2.30-4pm at the house of Elizabeth and James C. If you need directions,
please phone Elizabeth and James on 01727 864955.
Mothering Sunday - Volunteers Needed: We need volunteers to
take on the task of preparing flowers to be given to mothers and others
in the congregation that day. If you can help, please speak to Fr.
On-Line Lent: If you enjoy going on-line the diocese is providing
on-line Lent study material for adults and children. Just go to www.livethechallenge.co.uk.
Web address also on a poster at the back of church.
Women's World Day of Prayer, Friday 6th March: 10.30am at St
Leonard's, Sandridge, 2.30pm at Dagnall Street Baptist Church and
8pm at Chiswell Green URC. This year coming from the Bahamas. All
welcome. Any queries to Teresa - 01727 810971.
SeeRound: The hard copy version of SeeRound has now been withdrawn
and replaced by an online edition from January 2015. To sign up, please
It includes all your favourite content and will appear fortnightly.
Book Club: The next meeting of the book club will be on Thursday
5th March at 8pm at 44 Robert Avenue. We shall be discussing 'The
Secret Life of Bees' by Sue Monk Kidd.
International Organ Festival: This takes place again in late
June/July. Fr. Peter needs someone to shadow him through the preparations
and the festival itself to learn about St Saviour's involvement and
to be able to advise the Parochial Church Council about what is needed
for future festivals. It does require someone who is available during
the day on weekdays. It's a fascinating event with competitors and
judges from all over the world. Please speak to Fr. Peter if you would
like to be involved.
Walsingham Day Pilgrimage 2015: This year our day visit to
The Shrine of Our lady of Walsingham will take place on Saturday 4th
July leaving the Church at 7.30am and returning around 9.00pm. In
order to organise the coach please indicate your interest on the sign
up sheet at the back of Church. This is a lovely opportunity to have
time at one of the holiest places in England as we join the countless
stream of pilgrims who have found their way there since Lady Richeldis's
vision in the year 1061. For those thinking of coming for the first
time do ask about the structure of the day or visit their website
www.walsinghamanglican.org.uk. Fr Andrew
Parish Pilgrimage 2016: Next year, Malta! Malta is full of
delights, ancient and modern, and good food. It is beautiful, English
speaking and relaxing. So rather different from Palermo (destination
of the brilliant 2014 pilgrimage) but likely to be just as rewarding.
We have found a wonderful Franciscan retreat house with very reasonable
rates, and plan to go in the autumn break 2016, to allow families
and teachers to join. If you are interested, let Imogen or Jeremy
know. No obligation - we just need and indication of numbers to make
the booking. Speak to one of us after Mass, leave a message on 01727
830323 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.