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 SERVICES AND EVENTS IN CHURCH THIS WEEK

Sat 12th April

 4.00 pm      Wedding     

Sunday 13th April
Palm Sunday

 8:00 am     Eucharist (BCP)
10:00 am    PARISH EUCHARIST
                   starting with procession
                   from the Parish Hall

Monday 14th April

 9:30 am      Eucharist and Address

Tuesday 15th April

 7:30 pm      Eucharist and Address

Wed 16th April

10:00 am     Eucharist (BCP) and Address

Thurs 17th April
Maundy Thursday

7:30 pm       Sung Eucharist with Foot Washing, Procession to the Altar of Repose & Stripping of the Altars, followed by the Watch until midnight.

Friday 18th April
Good Friday

12 noon        Stations of the Cross
2:00 pm       The Liturgy – reading of the Passion, Veneration of the Cross & Holy Communion from the Reserved Sacrament

Sat 19th April
Easter Eve

 8.30pm        Easter Vigil – Paschal Fire, Vigil Readings and First Mass of Easter   

Sunday 20th April
Easter Sunday

 8:00 am      Eucharist (BCP)
10:00 am     Solemn Eucharist & Blessing of the Easter Garden, followed by an Easter Egg Hunt.



 


NOTICES :

1.  WELCOME TO GUESTS AND VISITORS.  You are invited to come to the altar rail at Communion time and to receive the Priest’s Blessing even if you have not been confirmed.  Just join in with everyone else.  We invite young children to join us there also and to receive God’s blessing.  Our crèche and Young Church are operating during the 10 am service AND we have toys and play-mats set out in the Church Room for babies and the very-young.  Help yourself!

2.  WE INVITE VISITORS AND GUESTS IN THE CONGREGATION TO THE CHURCH ROOM FOR REFRESHMENTS after the 10 am Sunday service.

3.  The Daily Office of the Church is said Monday-Friday in St Andrew’s Church.  All are welcome to come and join in this prayer every day.

Morning Prayer is at 8:30 am
Evening Prayer is at 5:00 pm (but not held on Fridays)

4.  Lent at St Andrew’s –
Lent Appeal – we shall be supporting Oxfam’s work in Syria and amongst the Syrian refugees. There will be a basket on the literature table each Sunday and also collection boxes are available. It was a great pleasure to welcome Hannah Davies from Oxfam to our 10am service on Sunday 6th April, when she provided an update on Oxfam's work supporting Syrian refugees.

5.  Churches Together in Headington :
LENT COURSE 2014 - BUILD ON THE ROCK - Two separate groups will meet…

Mondays @ 2.30pm at McMaster House, Latimer Road
1st meeting – Monday 10th March

Wednesdays @ 2.30pm at Emden House, Barton Lane
1st meeting – Wednesday 12th March

To register interest in either group please contact:
Rev. Rosemary Davies 01865 763676
Email:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

6.  Palm Sunday 13th April – please remember that the Liturgy of the Palms and the Procession to church begins in the grounds of the Parish Hall at 10am. If you are not able to join the procession then please gather in the church room and we will all enter church together.

7.  A.P.C.M. – the annual church meeting will be held on Sunday 27th April,

8.  Ideas for music at St. Andrew's :
The musical life at St Andrew's Church is embarking on an exciting new phase. We are looking for singers and musicians of all ages, who would like to be part of our new plans.
Under the leadership of Richard Bennett, the Director of Music at St. Andrew's, we are looking to set up 4 new groups :
A Youth Choir
A Church Choir
The St Andrew's Singers
The St Andrew's Players
For more information about any of these groups please pick up a leaflet in church or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

8. Community Food Bank -  Boxes for your donations are in the church room foyer, and lists of what is needed are on display.

Last Updated on Friday, 11 April 2014 22:55
 


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