Notice Board

Church, Hall, Vestibule, Cloakrooms and Kitchen Spring-Clean

From Tuesday 25th July, the hall will be closed for annual cleaning and maintenenace for 2 weeks. If anyone can come along anytime during these couple of weeks, it would be much appreciated.  There will be a list in the vestibule of what needs doing and you can cross off anything you manage to do or speak with either of the Churchwardens.  For those who don't like cleaning, there is always garrdening needed.  Thank you.

 

Glass jars with lids needed

1 lb size and small Coleman's mustard size are required for jam making for Christmas market.  Please leave bottles in the vestibule.  Thank you.

 

The Dicesan Spirituality Day - Engaging Spirituality for Contemporary Life

This is being held on Saturday 21st October at 10am to 4pm at Southark Cathedral.  A day conference on the rythms of Christian life today.  Talks, Workshops, Bookstalls, Resources, etc.

If you are interested in booking or would like to know more, please contact Rowena Griffiths on 020 8777 6112 or rowena.griff1@btinternet.com.  We can get a discount if we have a Parish Group of 5 or more people attending.

 

Terrorists attacks in Manchester and London

Recent attacks in Manchester and London have led a number of our congregation to ask about what the church can do and why all of this has happened.  It's difficult to have an answer, but we can be sure that God is there alongside those who suffer and we can pray that he will give support as necessary.  This poem, written by a local resident, has helped some people:

 

QUESTIONS

Why do bad things happen

When You could intervene?

It makes me feel such sadness

My heart is crushed within

There are so many questions

The pain is hard to bear

I ask that all who hurt, Lord

Will really know You're there

 

When we feel like crying

And it all seems so unfair

Please hold us in Your arms, Lord

And show us that You care

'Man of Sorrows' You are called

Our distress You understand

So please be there beside us

Holding out Your hand.

                              Written by Jane Smith

 

 

CTWW Work Club

A free one-to-one drop-in advice session for CV writing, job hunting and interview techniques is held each Monday from 4pm - 6pm in the West Wickham library.  If you wish to contact the Work Club, the email address is ctwworkclub@gmail.com.

 

 

 

 

 

 


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