ADVENT IV & CHRISTMAS 2018 Bulletins

Acts 2:42 And they continued steadfastly in the apostles’ doctrine and fellowship, in the breaking of bread, and in prayers.

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DIARY THIS WEEK

23.12 Advent Sunday IV*  
0700 Morning Prayers Confession available
0830 Holy Mass with homily
1015 Breaking fast The Roedean Café
1700 Evening Prayers Confession available
24.12 CHRISTMAS EVE
0700 Morning Prayers Confession available
0830 Holy Mass with homily
0930 Breaking Fast Community Cafe
1400 Homeless Christmas Lunch Prep Main kitchen BCH
1700 Evening Prayers Confession available
25.12 CHRISTMAS DAY*
0000 Midnight Mass of the Angels
0830 Dawn Mass of the Shepherds
1000 Morning Mass of the Nativity
1115 Coffee & Mince Pies Main hall
1230 Christmas Day Homeless Lunch Main hall
26.12 BOXING DAY St Stephen Protomartyr
0930 Mass & Visitation to the Crib
27.12 St John the Beloved, Apostle & Evangelist
0930 Mass & homily
1130 Nursing Home Ministry Ovingdean
28.12 Holy Innocents
0930 Mass & homily
29.12 St Thomas A Becket
0930 Mass & homily
30.12 Sunday in the Octave of Christmas*
0830 Mass & homily
1100 Nursing Home Ministry Worthing
31.12 St Sylvester I
0930 Mass & homily
01.01 NEW YEAR’S DAY 2019*
The Circumcision of Our Lord Jesus Christ
1200 Mass & homily
02.01 Octave Day of St Stephen, Protomartyr
0700 Morning Prayers
0830 Mass & homily
0930 Breaking fast & Hub drop in
1700 Evening Prayers
1730 Holy Hour
2000 Conference: New Year resolutions
* denotes holyday of obligation

NOTICES

Christmas Offering it is customary for this to go to the clergy who receive no stipend from the church. If you would like to express your appreciation for the work and ministry of the clergy, please make a donation via the Paypal button below. Be assured of their gratitude for all your support throughout the year!

Hub Drop-in will not be operational on Boxing Day! But we will be serving Christmas Day Lunch to approximately eighty guests on Christmas Day itself. Hub reopens on Wednesday, January 2nd from 0930 with a rolling brunch! We’re not sure how many of the regular volunteers will be around, so if you have time to spare, please volunteer!

Nursing Home Ministry if you would like to share worship with residents, in at Blind Veterans on 1130 Thursday, December 27th and in Worthing, December 30th 11am with Christmas Communion, leaving directly after the 0830 Mass. The service lasts about an hour and residents really appreciate meeting new people, help finding the hymns and somebody to pray with.

Cherubs Kitchen an exciting new project is on the horizon for Cherubs in 2019 and a team of core volunteers are needed for a regular commitment from January to April to facilitate a new SWEP (Severe Weather Emergency Protocol) homeless night shelter to prepare and serve food on an ad hoc basis. IF you’re interested, please ring 07423 074517

Revive & Renew Conferences on Personal Holiness if you missed them or would like to hear them again are presented below in descending order (first-last). There will be another Conference on “New Year’s Resolutions” on Wednesday, January 2nd 2019 from 8pm.

DONATIONS

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