Notice Sheet – 17th December

3rd Sunday of Advent 

Today’s Services

8.00am Holy Communion          

9.30am Parish Communion

6.00pm CTD Carol Service

Today’s Readings

8.00am 1Thess. 5:16-24 & John 1: 6-8, 19-28

09.30 am Isaiah 61:1-4, 8-end, Psalm 126

1Thess. 5:16-24 & John 1: 6-8, 19-28

General Notices:

Vicar’s day off this week: Saturday 23rd December

CTD Carol service: today – Sunday 17th December 6:00pm.

Mince Pies – Donations of mince pies would be appreciated for the refreshments after the CTD Carol Service today. Please bring them to the Church Hall in good time before the service. Many thanks to Mothers’ Union members for organising the refreshments.  Edna Goodman

Thanksgiving Service – On Monday 18th December at 12.00 Noon there will be a
Thanksgiving Service for the life of Nancy Vernon-Harcourt. All are welcome to attend. This will be followed by refreshments in the Church Hall. We are looking for two or three people to assist with serving drinks. if you can help please contact Anne Cobb on 9279 8230 or 07913 266 734.

Carol singers needed for Wellington Vale Care Home on Thursday 21st December at 11.00am. If you can help please let Claire know in the church office on 9226 8757. Thank you. Revd Emma.

Funeral arrangements for Sheila Allgood: Thursday 21st December at 10.45am at Havant United Reformed Church. The church is opposite the Meridian Centre and multi-storey car park, and near the park and bus station.

For all Mothers’ Union members: we have been invited to an Epiphany Party in St George’s Church Hall, Waterlooville, on Thursday 18th January 2018 at 2.15pm. If you would like to go please contact Julia Parsons on 023 92 255 472.

Advance Notice: any adults or young people (11 years or over) who would be interested in being confirmed, please speak to Revd Sandie as we will be starting a Confirmation Preparation course early in 2018.

Wishing you all a very Happy Christmas and a peaceful New Year from Revd Emma, Chris, Jacob and Bethan. We have really loved our first year here in Denmead, getting to know you all. Thank you for such a warm welcome. We are looking forward to finding out what God has in store for us all in 2018.

Sandie and Geoff would like to thank you for all your cards and good wishes. We wish you all a very Happy Christmas and New Year.

Next week’s services

Thursday   11.00am  Holy Communion

Sunday 8.00am  Holy Communion

9.30am All Age Communion

4.00pm Crib Service

11.15pm Midnight Holy Communion

Next week’s readings

8.00am Romans 16: 25-end; Luke 1: 26-38

9.30am Romans 16: 25-end; Luke 1: 26-38

4.00pm Crib Service

11.15pm Isaiah 9:2, 6-7 and Matthew 1: 18-25