Readers, Intercessors and Chalice Assistants: Please
pick up your copy of the new rota from the back of the church.
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.
Bible Study Home Group: The next meeting will be from 2.30-4pm
on Thursday 23rd October at the home of Christine P. Please let
Christine know if you will be attending or need directions (01727
766849). We are studying the epistle of James and all are welcome.
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 next few weeks excepting 26th October.
Commemoration of Departed Loved Ones: Our annual Commemoration
of Departed Loved Ones service takes place on Sunday 2nd November
at 6.00pm. The list is now at the back of church for names you wish
to have remembered at that service.
Cancellation of Midweek Masses: The clergy are required by
the Bishop to be at the Diocesan Clergy Conference between Monday
20th and Thursday 23rd October. Therefore, regrettably, the Low Masses
on Wednesday 22nd and Thursday 23rd October are cancelled. Apologies.
Millennium Window Project: We now have three proposed designs
offered by local professional stained glass artists. These are available
for viewing today together with the artists' notes. They may be found
on the table in front of the window to be renewed near the Book of
Remembrance. Please do look at them and offer your feedback on the
slips provided to be placed in the comments box. These will be reviewed
by the Project Group. I am happy to answer any questions on the work
so far. Fr Andrew
During the Sundays before Advent we shall sing the Gloria in
excelsis to a setting by John L Bell, who has provided much music
for the Iona Community. The text is the same as that usually sung,
with a few repeated words and a recurrent refrain of the words "Glory
to God in the highest". Do give it a go! If anyone would like
a copy of the music, please ask the organist or any choir member.
Christmas Tree Festival: Open House at 7 Becketts
Ave (Jeremy and Imogen) from 7.45pm each Thursday until further notice
to attend to Christmas Tree Festival business, and to provide training
and consultation on Google drive/calendar/groups to anyone wanting
it. However, the 30th October will be an exception, and no meeting
will be held.
Readers, Intercessors and Chalice Assistants, please let Michael
know (01727 872750) as soon as possible when your will not be available
for duty during October to December and the first Sunday in January.
If anyone who is not presently on our duty list would like to take
a turn with either the Lesson Reading or the Intercessions - or both
- please let Michael know and he will be only to pleased to add you
to the rota.
Anyone for Tennis? (Table tennis, that is.) If you are interested
in playing table tennis regularly here at St Saviours, please speak