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Notice Sheet 24-6-18

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St Paul’s Beckenham


Sharing God’s love, revealed in Jesus Christ

                                                                                                        24th June 2018

Services Today



Holy Communion
The 4th Sunday after Trinity (BCP p212)
Rev. Jane Peters



Morning Worship
Theme: Joseph – A Slave
Readings: Luke 6: 27-36 (p1034) and Genesis 37: 18-36 (p42)
Simon Dalwood



Evening Worship
Theme: A Royal Prayer
Readings: Psalm 110 (p613) and Mark 12: 28-37 (p1018)Simon Dalwood and Bernard Dainton



Youth Group  (Ages 11+)

Children’s Activities during the 10.30am Service - There is a crèche for pre-schoolers and ‘Sunday Squad’ groups for children aged 4-11.

Tea and Coffee are served after the 10.30am service.  Please stay and join us.

It is not our practice to take a collection during services, but there is an offertory plate at the back if you would like to contribute towards the work and ministry of St Paul’s.

Collect for the 4th Sunday after Trinity

Almighty God, send down upon your Church the riches of your Spirit, and kindle in all who minister the gospel your countless gifts of grace;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.  Amen.


What’s on this week at St Paul’s

Mon – Fri, 9.30am – 10am

Bible Reading and Prayer, in the Chapel

Mon 25th June


Confirmation Class, at the Vicarage

Tues 26th June


Townswomen’s Guild

Wed 27th June


Wednesday Fellowship – The New Zealand Trio



PCC Meeting

Thurs 28th June


Babies & Toddlers

Sat 30th June

3 – 5pm

Summer Tea Party

Sun 1st July


Holy Communion

5th after Trinity


Holy Communion
Theme: Joseph – A Prisoner
Genesis 39: 1-21 and Luke 6: 37-42
Sarah Butler and Rev. Jane Peters



Evening Worship
Theme: A Pilgrim Prayer
Luke 9: 51-56 and Psalm 122
Rev. Simon Couper and Simon Dalwood



Youth Group

St Paul’s Notices

Summer Tea Party  -  Come along next Saturday (30th June) for fun, games and tea in the church grounds (weather permitting, otherwise in church & halls) between 3pm and 5pm.  Please feel free to invite friends and neighbours to this event. Flyers and posters are available at the back of church.

St Paul’s Book Club  - Do join us on Tuesday 3rd July, 10.30am - 12 noon to discuss “The Silver Pigs” by Lindsey Davis.

Lost tablecloth – The Townswomen’s Guild have lost an emerald green tablecloth, with an embroidered logo.  If anyone knows its whereabouts, please contact Carol B.

Many thanks to everyone who gave donations to St Christopher's Hospice in memory of Arthur Burt.  Nearly £1,200 has been raised - please see the letter from the hospice on the board at the back of church.

Many thanks to everyone at St Paul's who sponsored Keith H on the March for Men on 16th June in support of Prostate Cancer UK.  Keith and his hockey friends have raised over £5,000 (inc Gift Aid) and are most grateful for everyone’s support.  

Plea from Sunday Squad – We are looking for someone to join the team and help coordinate the amazing work our volunteers do in Sunday Squad.  If you are able to help put the termly rota together, and occasionally lead the teaching slot, we would be delighted to hear from you!  Please speak to Marion B or Rev. Simon.

Tea & Coffee – Many thanks to the Townswomen’s Guild for serving tea and coffee today.  Next week Wednesday Fellowship will be on duty.

Mission of the Month –  Deptford Reach

Deptford Reach helps people transform and rebuild their lives, by providing expert advice on issues such as housing, drugs and alcohol dependency, mental ill-health and welfare benefits.

‘We thank you Lord for the Deptford Reach centre, for all that they offer and do.  We pray for the staff as they provide support and help; please protect them and keep them safe.  We pray for the provision of training to those who need to gain skills; help them in their learning.  Father, go before all who seek employment once trained, so that there may be opportunities for them to use their new skills.’

Community Notices

A charity theatre performance of Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw, in aid of Bromley Food Bank, is at Bromley Little Theatre on Thursday 5th July at 7.45pm. Tickets £12 – please phone 01689 818710 or 07946 528205.   Please support this worthy cause.

The Sunday Conversation – with Gary Byfield, MET Police Inspector.  Life can be messy, even for those who are supposed to be in control.  Gary’s is a story from turbulence to peace.  Sunday 15th July, 6.30 for 7pm, Christ Church Beckenham.

Holiday @ Home For Over 50s – Monday 23rd – Thursday 26th July, 10.30am – 4pm at Holy Trinity, Lennard Road, SE20 7LX.  Activities, crafts, games, table tennis, music, line dancing...  Please see leaflet on noticeboard in south aisle, and contact Stephanie in the office if you would like a booking form.

Prayer Festival Saturday 22nd September, 10am – 2.30pm, at Rochester Cathedral.  Experience new ways to pray and learn how to help others pray.  Workshops, teaching and time for worship.  For more details, please see noticeboard in the south aisle or go to www.rochester.anglican.org/prayer-festival.php.

Deptford Reach would very much appreciate shower gel, shampoo and other toiletries for their clients, as well as new or used (in wearable condition) clothes for men, towels and bedding.  These can be placed in the blue box in the north aisle.  Deptford Reach is our Mission of the Month – see display at the back of church.

Foodbank – in June we are supporting CAP (Penge). Please put all non-perishable food items (no pet food please) in the clear plastic box in the north aisle.


St Paul’s Verse for 2018  – “Let your light so shine before others, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father in heaven.”  Matthew 5:16




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