Please pray for the response of the soul of Alan Waters.
V. Lord all pitying, Jesu Blest,
R. Gran him 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.
Admission of children to Holy Communion: In the new
year, we are planning to run another set of classes to prepare
children for admission to Holy Communion at Easter. If your
child is aged 7 or over and you think she/he might be interested
in joining these classes, or if you would like to find out
more about this, please speak to Revd. Caroline (01727 859274)
Take time this Advent to pause: Connections for Life
is a daily opportunity to think prayerfully about your relationship
with the world, with other people and with God - and to allow
that reflection to shape your life and actions. You can receive
a brief email: a bible verse, a short reflection, an image
and a challenge for each day. Or you can instead choose to
get texts sent to your phone. For twitter fiends, follow @live_challenge.
Christmas Tree Festival Poster - see this by clicking here.
Christmas Tree Festival Grand Draw: Books of tickets are now
available for people to sell to assist this important part of our
fund-raising efforts for the Christmas Tree Festival. If you are able
to help, please speak to James and Elizabeth who will be at the parish
breakfast for the last week.
Sleepout - St Albans Abbey: Thank-you very much to everyone
who sponsored me for the Sleepout on 5th December. When all the money
is collected in, thanks to your generosity, I should have raised almost
£400 for Open Door. Tim W
There will be no Tots Time during the Christmas Tree Festival
period. Tots Time re-starts on Friday 9th
Crib Service and Christingle Stewards: Volunteers are needed
for these two Christmas Eve services. Service times are 3pm and 5pm
on Christmas Eve, Stewards need to available at least 30 minutes before
hand. Please call Helen Jukes on 01707 850158 if you can help.
Parish Directory: The parish directory, which holds brief contact
details of members of the congregation, is being updated. Please note
that it is now a legal requirement that we must obtain your consent
in writing to be included in the directory, and so the completion
of the forms is essential for us. See the notice at the back of the
church for more information.
Have a Fair Christmas by shopping at the Fairtrade and Traidcraft
Christmas Shop, Monday-Saturday, 10am-2pm, 1st - 20th December at
the Cross Street Café, Dagnall Street Baptist Church. See poster
at the back of church for more details.
Book Club: The next meeting of the book club will be on Thursday
8th January at 8pm at 44 Robert Avenue. We shall be discussing 'One
Summer: America 1927' by Bill Bryson.