Vicar: Fr Peter Wadsworth - Assistant: Fr Andrew Ferrar - Honorary Assistant Priest: Revd Caroline Wilson - Reader: Dr Michael E, - Wardens: Jeremy Harding, Jan B. - Director of Music: Dr John Winter
Assistant Clergy: Fr Roy D, Fr Peter P.


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Please pray for the repose of the souls of the recently departed: Bob Gray.
V. Lord all pitying, Jesu blest,
R. Grant him thine eternal rest.


Junior Choir: rehearses after church in the small committee room off the hall, for 20 minutes, while parents have coffee. The children work towards RSCM badges. The choir usually perform a piece on major festivals such as Mothering Sunday, Easter, Pentecost, Harvest. Remembrance Sunday, Christmas and Candlemas. Please speak to Gloria W.
Annual Revision of the Electoral Roll: The annual revision of the Electoral Roll will take place from Sunday 2nd March to Sunday 16th March. If your name is not upon the 2013/14 list, on the Notice Board at the back of the Church, and you wish to be included, please speak to Fr. Peter or one the Stewards. The application forms are on the back table. Once completed please return before the closing date to Fr. Peter or a Steward.
PCC Elections: There are vacant places on the PCC and these will be filled at the Annual Parochial Church Meeting on 6th April. If you are interested in standing, please speak to Fr. Peter.
Lay Ministry Survey: The diocese is planning a strategy for lay ministry and they are keen to have views from lay people about how they see their role and ministry within the Church. They are encouraging people to fill in a brief on-line survey. Do give it a go and have your say on www.surveymonkey.com/s/LayMinistry.
Lay Ministry Survey: The diocese is planning a strategy for lay ministry and they are keen to have views from lay people about how they see their role and ministry within the Church. They are encouraging people to fill in a brief on-line survey. Do give it a go and have your say on www.surveymonkey.com/s/LayMinistry.
Organ Recital: Nicholas Hare is giving a short lunchtime organ recital this Tuesday, 11th March, at 12.30pm in Marlborough Rd. Methodist Church, St. Albans, AL1 3XG. He will be playing works by J S Bach and part of an organ Mass by 16th century Italian composer Girolamo Cavazzoni with plainsong verses sung by Tony de Rivaz, former lay clerk in the Cathedral Choir.
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.
Readers 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 Churchwarden know.
Please make use of the Church Library and bookstall.

Pilgrimage to Palermo: The parish outing to Palermo, Sicily, will take place this year from Monday 27th October until Saturday 1st November. If you would like to confirm your place, please speak to or email Imogen. You will need to complete a form, and give us a deposit to secure your place. We have a few extra places available if you or any friends are interested. We like people attending to be church-goers, as we are staying in a monastery and have a communal act of worship every day. Day trips will be organised to Monreale, Cefalu and other wonderful Sicilian places, if desired. Children are welcome. Email Imogen on delaberi@gmail.com or speak to her at church.

Events


Good Friday Workshop
18th April from 10am-12.00 noon in St Saviours’ Church Hall, Sandpit Lane, AL1 4DF. This will have lots of craft activities including Easter bonnets, coasters, candle holders, Easter cards & gardens, word searches & puzzles. It is suitable for children from school year Reception upwards.
At 12 noon there will be a small, optional act of worship in the church to which all are invited. This will last approximately 15 minutes. If you do not wish to come to this, please arrive to collect your child(ren) by 11.55am so that this may start on time.
There are 40 places available at the workshop & please assume acceptance unless you hear from us otherwise. If the event is oversubscribed, we will hold a waiting list & you will be contacted by one of us. There is no formal charge for the workshop but we would like to suggest a minimum donation of £4 per child or £6 per family if more than one child is attending. Donations will be collected on the day.
We aim to use materials that are washable but please wear old clothes & if possible bring a named shoebox with you.
Any enquiries to Rev .Peter Wadsworth on 01727 851526 vicar.stsaviours@gmail.com or Ellie on 01727 760027 ellie.matthews@softhome.net .


Passover Supper: Tuesday 15th April at 7.00 pm. Do join us for this wonderful communal meal for the parish which helps us to understand the link between our Christian faith and Judaism. If you are coming please sign the list at the back of church for catering management. Ann F
Please note that there will be no Tots Mass on the 18th or the 25th April. On 18th April (Good Friday) there will be a children's Good Friday workshop at 10am. Please contact Revd. Caroline if you are interested in registering a child for the workshop (revd.carolinew@gmail.com or 01727 859274).
The next Women's Group fixture is on Thursday 24th April. Afternoon Cream Tea (£4.50) at the Abbey, preceded by a guided tour (free). We will meet there at 2.30pm. Please let Nonita (763196) know by Sunday 13th April if you are coming, or for further information.
Parish Retreat 16th - 18th May 2014: A few places are still available. Please speak to Fr. Peter if you are interested.
Millennium Window Project: We are looking again at providing a fitting memorial for the Millennium with a stained glass window. Ideas for the theme would be welcomed from members of the congregation and should be given to me by Tuesday 22nd April. Fr Andrew
Pilgrimage to Palermo: The parish outing to Palermo, Sicily, will take place this year from Monday 27th October until Saturday 1st November. If you would like to confirm your place, please speak to or email Imogen. You will need to complete a form, and give us a deposit to secure your place. We have a few extra places available if you or any friends are interested. We like people attending to be church-goers, as we are staying in a monastery and have a communal act of worship every day. Day trips will be organised to Monreale, Cefalu and other wonderful Sicilian places, if desired. Children are welcome. Email Imogen on delaberi@gmail.com or speak to her at church.
Readers, Intercessors and Chalice Assistants: Please let Michael E know of any dates in April, May or June when you will not be available for the duty rota. If you are not on the rota at present but would like to either read the lesson or do the intercessions, please let Michael know.
Fellowship and Bible Study Home Group: We are hoping to start a regular daytime group so that participants can spend time together in fellowship, prayer and study. The group would meet in the homes of members on a weekday. If you would be interested in this venture, please sign up on the list at the back of church, or speak to Revd. Caroline if you would like more information.