Monthly Archives: October 2013

Bible Sunday, 27th October 2013, St Mary’s, evening

Reading Matthew 18.23-35 Preacher Canon Robert Titley It is Bible Sunday today, a day to meditate on the way God uses the Bible to meet us. Now if the Bible is worth devoting a Sunday to, it is worth devoting every … Continue reading

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21st Sunday after Trinity, 20th October 2013, St Mary’s, evening

Readings: Nehemiah 8.9-18 John 16.1-11 Preacher Canon Robert Titley The scaffolding for replacing our windows is not a pretty sight, but it is a welcome one. It shows that the renewal of our building is underway. I have been re-reading … Continue reading

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21st Sunday after Trinity, 20th October 2013, St Mary’s, morning

Reading Luke 18.1-11 Preacher Canon Robert Titley Jesus told them a parable about how they should pray always and not lose heart. The parable is this story of the unjust judge and the persistent widow. In the parish office this week … Continue reading

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Message from Rachel

A message from Rachel Carnegie (our former curate) “I am profoundly grateful for all the prayers and support over the last year. This sustained and encouraged me so much during my treatment. With love and thanks. Rachel”

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2014 Parish Weekend – Save the date!

3 – 5 October. We will again be enjoying the hospitality of The Friars – Aylesford.

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Advent Lectio Divina

A traditional Benedictine practice of scriptural reading, meditation and prayer, Lectio Divina literally means ‘divine reading.’ As we prepare ourselves to celebrate the birth of Christ, why not take this opportunity to dwell on the Bible, not as a text … Continue reading

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20th Sunday after Trinity, 13th October, St Mary’s, morning

Reading Luke 17.11-19 Preacher Canon Robert Titley For the Baptism of Cora Blanco-Werner and India Rixson A preacher I once heard conjured up a memorable scene: a picture of herself, relaxing in her bath on her day off, overhearing people … Continue reading

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Harvest Thanksgiving, 6th October 2013, St Mary’s and St John’s, morning

Reading  Revelation 14.14-18 Preacher Canon Robert Titley At these services, worshippers gave supermarket vouchers and tinned food for the clients of the Richmond homelessness charity SPEAR, and the Richmond Food Bank. We are moving on with the renewal of St Mary’s church building. Someone said to … Continue reading

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Charity Walk for Whizz Kidz

On Friday 11th October, eight girls aged 10 and 11 are walking 10 miles. Emma Hoffman-Becking uses a wheel chair and asked some of her friends to help raise money and awareness of the charity, Whizz Kidz. http://www.justgiving.com/VineyardKidz

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