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Christian Aid Quiz Night Wednesday May 2 from 7pm til 9.30.  During May the Charity Committee is planning to raise funds to donate towards Christian Aid’s work with refugees from the civil war in Syria. The main focus of May’s fundraising will be the Quiz on May 2nd. Please do buy a ticket (£15 or £40 for a table for 4) or make a donation if you cannot come. Tickets are available from Minh-Tam Janssens after the church service at St George’s or you can pay at the parish office.  Tickets available from Jenny Davenport after the 6.30pm service at St John the Baptist.

Thursday 10 May, Ascension Day Eucharist is at 7.00pm at St George's with parish choir.

Christian Aid Week, 13-19 May. 

During Christian Aid week (May 13th to May 20th), we will be asking for donations and giving one of our Sunday collections to this vital humanitarian work.  Church congregations are the main source of funds for Christian Aid’s work around the World and a high percentage of the total is raised during Christian Aid week “Please do bring your cheque books/CAF books(if you have a CAF account) to church on those Sundays and help to support those affected by the crisis in Syria.”

Bible Study Lunch Group will continue on Wednesday 9 May after noon Eucharist. All are welcome, expert and novice.

Thursday 17 May, Lunch Club, please contact Minh-Tam Janssens on 07712006300.

Friday 18 May, Sangerstevne Fringe Concert at St John the Baptist at 7pm, retiring collection, all proceeds to St John the Baptist.

St George’s Festival Concert is on Saturday 19 May at 7.30pm, celebrating “A Royal Wedding Bouquet”, the choir of Holland Park School and St George’s Festival Chorus and String Ensemble.  Admission £10 (on the door) and under 16’s free.  All profits will support young musicians.

Sunday 20 May, Pentecost All Age Service at St Georges.

Circle the City walk will take place on Sunday 20 May raising money for Christian Aid.The walk starts with a short service at St Mary le Bow at 1.00pm,Walk (actual) starts at 1.20pm.Two routes, both visiting City Churches. One of 6 miles and one of 3 miles.Great opportunity to experience the beauty of City churches. Fr Peter will lead the United Benefice group and asks to be accompanied.Plans to get to the City after 10.00 service at St George’s. Travel by tube to St Paul’s and have light lunch at Pizza Express or equivalent in the City ahead of going to St Mary le Bow. Please e-mail Fr Peter (ssmhollandpark@gmail.com) if you are interested or would like to join.

Sunday 24 June, St John the Baptist Patronal Festival at 6.30pm, with St John’s Singers.

Wednesday 4 July, St George’s Summer Party, held in Campden Hill Gardens.  All Welcome a chance for the United Benefice to enjoy the beautiful gardens and socialize together, donations of canapés and other nibbles are always welcome, from 6.30pm, £5 on the door, beverages included.

GK Chesterton Talk by Canon John Udris who is investigating the Cause for his Beatification. 7-9pm, 14th June 2018, the 82nd anniversary of GK's death. For a free ticket telephone The Centre for Catholic Formation 020 8672 7684, 21 Tooting Bec Road, London, England, SW17 8BS. GK Chesterton prayercards can be found here; www.CatholicGKChestertonSociety.co.uk

St John’s Singers will sing at the following services:

Sunday 20 May

Sunday 24 June

Sunday 22 July

Sunday 19 August

There is a United Benefice Pastoral Visiting Team -  if you would like a visit please contact the Parish Office.

 

We would welcome any comments that you might have about St John’s future as a community centre. Please email us with your ideas or if you would like to be kept informed of our progress.

We would also welcome financial contributions - click below to donate via Paypal or contact the office.