This week’s readings
1 Samuel 15:34-16:13, Psalm 20, 2 Corinthians 5:6-10 [11-13] 14-17, Mark 4: 26-34
WHAT’S ON THIS WEEK
THURSDAY 21st June @ 10am
Morning Prayer followed by open church until 12 noon. Drop in to join with us for Morning Prayer or at any time during the morning for cuppa/chat/prayer.
Toddler group. In the hall during term time from 9.30am - 11.00. Parents and carers welcome with pre-school children. £1.50 per family/adult.
DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
Work party to clear church ready for redecoration in August. Further details to follow.
If you can donate any items, please put them in the boxes as you enter the church. The items need to have long expiry dates as drop to the warehouse only takes place once a month. Thank you for all your donations.
To clean the Church, etc. on Saturday morning; to make tea and coffee as required after church on Sunday; to tidy church and clean hall and kitchen after service on Sunday.
Food Bank and Drop In for tea and coffee
Tuesday 2-4 in the hall. We need Tinned Fruit, Cooking Sauces, Squash, Tinned Tomatoes, Long Life Fruit Juice, Tea Bags (40's particularly welcome), Sauces Pickles Coffee and Tinned Carrots.
St Mary’s District Church Council @ 7.30pm at 5, St Mary’s Close.
Morning Prayers @ 9.30
Grays Court Service @ 10.30 Come and take church to those who cannot get here.
Please fill in the forms at the rear of the church.
Please review your giving for God’s work here in Grays. We can reclaim tax if you fill in the form.
2 Corinthians 5:6-10m14-17. Mark 4:26-34
Community Weekend - 23rd June
Please sign up to help using the sheet at the back of the church.
15th July 2018 4pm at All Saints
If you would like to be confirmed please speak to Darren for details of preparation sessions. The Confirmation will be held at All Saints' Chafford Hundred and our new bishop will be doing his first confirmation service.
Book of Remembrance
We remember William Eagleton, Constance Daniels, Ida Davison, Percy Robinson and John Askew
Windrush 50th Anniversary
Please see poster in church for details.
Ezek 17:22-24 Mark 4:26-34
Tuesdays 7.00 – 7.30am
Prayer Meeting - All Saints’ Vestry.
Family Night – All Saints’ Café Area
Today after the service
Bring and Share lunch and cake sale – all welcome
Sat 30th June
Charity Quiz night at All Saints’ at 7.30pm - to book a table please call Charlie Kosla 01375 480427 firstname.lastname@example.org or come as you are on the night. Proceeds for street children in the Philippines
Sun 1st July
‘Open the Book’ team visit to All Saints’
Sun 15th July
Confirmation Service 4.00pm at All Saints’ (please speak to Charlie ASAP if you are interested in being confirmed)
Sept (precise dates to follow)
Alpha course partnering with Chafford Hundred Community Church (details to follow)
Also, to come in 2018…
Daytime and Sunday evening Bible study, details soon.
Speak to David Hooper if you are interested.
Next Sunday’s Services
St. Mary’s - 9.30am - Holy Communion
St Peter & St Paul's - 10.30am - Holy Communion
St. Clement’s - 11am - Family Communion
All Saints’ - 11am - Family Worship
Thursday morning - 10:30am Holy Communion in the Palmer Chapel @ SSPP.
Every Tuesday 2pm to 4pm In the church hall at St Mary’s
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Community Weekend - 22nd to 24th June at SsPP
We are holding a Community Weekend at SsPP over this weekend. Saturday, we have a fair in the church grounds. If you can help, speak to one of the ministers or a warden.
Confirmation Service - 15th July, 4.00pm at All Saints’
If you would like to be confirmed, Charlie is running a short preparation course beforehand. Speak to a minister about this.
Margaret and Robin would like to thank all those who supported their 'Tea at Three' to raise funds for the Arthur Rank Hospice. A lovely afternoon and, with additional donations, raised £920 - an amazing result!
Bible Society Summer Celebration
This will be held at Socketts Heath Baptist church on Friday 22nd June at 7.30pm. There will be a speaker from the Bible Society and musical items from local churches. All are welcome.
for the following: Eastern Way, East Street (Grays) and all those with no home.
The weekly notices taken from all our notice sheets around the team.