What's coming up at St Mary's?
Please come along to St Mary's to pray
for our church family - and other matters too!
Join us if you can, you would be most welcome.
Contact: Paul Holland
St Mary's Players
'Twas the Night before Christmas
Saturday, 3 December at 7pm in the Church Hall.
Tickets cost £7 including Christmas Refreshments,
and are available from Reception during the week and on Sundays after the service.
The evening consists of a variety of Christmas readings, songs and poems
and is in aid of youth work in the church, so please do come along and support us!
LCM Toy Services
Sunday, 4 December: 9.30am and 11am
Once again we at St Mary's have the opportunity
to bless some of the children in London by bringing toys for distribution by London City Mission.
Terry Puttick and missionary Mark Fyffe will be joining us
at both services to share about the work of the Mission.
New (unwrapped) toys would be very much appreciated.
Over 90’s Group
Please come and join us on
Monday, 5 December at 3pm
in the Church Lounge for tea & cake and a chat.
It will be great to see anyone in this age group,
so please do join us. If you would like to know more,
please contact the Church Office.
We look forward to seeing you then. Ruth & Tricia
Tuesday Afternoon Fellowship
6 December at 2.30pm
We meet each week in Rooms 3&4 for an informal time with singing, prayer and a thought from the Bible, followed by refreshments.
Join us if you can,
you would be most welcome.
If you live alone and would enjoy a cup of tea or coffee on a Wednesday morning,
then please call in and see us.
Chocolate biscuits make a frequent appearance!
We can usually be found in Rooms 3&4 between 10.30am and 12 noon ...
... but on the fourth Wednesday each month
we meet at 12 noon and enjoy having lunch together.
The Wednesday Group team would also appreciate offers of help
to serve drinks and tidy away at the end.
If you have time on Wednesday mornings and could join our rota,
please contact Judy, through the Church Office, for an application form.
Looking forward to seeing some new faces!
Thursday, 8 December - Knit & Natter
Do you enjoy Knitting, Crochet or Stitching? Come along to the Knit & Natter group which meets in the Church Lounge
every Thursday afternoon from 2 until 4pm.
All abilities welcomed - and help is at hand if needed.
We are a cheerful group
who enjoy craft, a chat and a cuppa!
Friday Coffee Morning
St Mary's Church Lounge (off Old Road) is open each week with a warm welcome for everyone,
Fridays, from 10am until 12 noon.
Do drop in for a coffee or tea and a chat!
Men's Breakfast Club
This is a meeting primarily to support those who have (or have had) prostate cancer and those who are interested in finding out more.
For catering purposes, please let the Reception Team know
if you wish to attend.
Whilst there is no charge for the breakfast, donations are welcome.
8:30am on Saturday, 10 December in the Church Hall. Join us!
Follow the Star
Birch Hall Adventures is running their
Follow the Star' Christmas event again from
Saturday, 17 December to Saturday, 24 December.
A family adventure in the outdoors – you will have a trail to follow, challenges to complete and a nativity story to relive. This is a great opportunity to spend time with family and friends or share our faith with our friends.
Why not come along and bring another family with you!