Notices for 21st October 2018

October 14, 2018

CHRIST CHURCH SHOOTERS HILL

Sunday 21st October 2018,

Trinity 21, Proper 24, Year B

Welcome to Christ Church

 

Notices:  Sunday 21st October, Trinity 21, Proper 24, Year B

Services today: 9.30 Eucharist: 11.30am Messy Church

Services in the week  

Wednesdays: No Toddler Service (Half Term)

 

Services next week–Sunday 28th Oct,Last Sunday after Trinity,Yr B

9.30 Eucharist: 11.30am All Age; 6pm The Examen

 

Toddlers Playgroup

Wednesdays: No Toddler Play Group (Half Term)

 

 

Parish Office: FIRST Saturday of each month 9.30am – 11.00am in church re baptisms, passport applications, weddings. NB £13 fee for each baptism certificate; please pay when booking. Next Parish Office Next Parish Office Saturday 6th December 2018. For more info: tel: 02083190067 or email christchurchse18@gmail.com

 

Financial Giving Making a commitment to Christ Church by regular giving is welcomed – set up a standing order to Christ Church PCC, sort code 30-99-88 account number 00160666 Please include your house number and Post Code as a reference (and if a tax-payer, please, sign a CC Gift Aid form) or ask about the envelope giving scheme. Thank you!

Planned Giving Secretary: Vacancy

 

Ministry Team –

Mtr Ariadne van den Hof (Vicar) 0208 8565858, 07833 446101 vicarccshootershill@gmail.com

Sue Peach (Reader) 07795 630 813 // Lynn Webber (SPA) 01322 553 557

 

Churchwardens:

Sue 07795630813 // speachie54@hotmail.com

Dewald dewaldswart@gmail.com

 

Safeguarding:

Patrice Eriata & Katherine Ofori-Mikala safeguardingccshootershill@gmail.com

 

Hall hire contact Victoria: hallccshootershill@gmail.com

 

 

CC Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/ccshootershill

CC Twitter: @ChurchOnOurHill

CC Website: christchurchshootershill.org

 

 

Do take this leaflet home with you.

CHRIST CHURCH SHOOTERS HILL

Sunday 21st October 2018

Trinity 21, Proper 24, Year B

Welcome to Christ Church

Please, help us to create a prayerful atmosphere before the service. Thank you!

If you are new, please, fill in a sheet (blue basket @ door). We welcome children in church. We now have a children’s corner at the side of the church where they will find toys, books, colouring, activity sheets and a play mat for babies.  If your child(ren) become(s) noisy, it might be an idea to take them out until they settle. Feel free to use the hall.

 

Introit Hymn             893 O worship the king

 

The Collect

Grant, we beseech you, merciful Lord, to your faithful people pardon and peace, that they may be cleansed from all their sins and serve you with a quiet mind; through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord, who is alive and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.

 

First Reading                         Isaiah 53: 4-12

Surely he has borne our infirmities and carried our diseases; yet we accounted him stricken, struck down by God, and afflicted. But he was wounded for our transgressions, crushed for our iniquities; upon him was the punishment that made us whole, and by his bruises we are healed. All we like sheep have gone astray; we have all turned to our own way, and the LORD has laid on him the iniquity of us all.  He was oppressed, and he was afflicted, yet he did not open his mouth; like a lamb that is led to the slaughter, and like a sheep that before its shearers is silent, so he did not open his mouth. By a perversion of justice he was taken away. Who could have imagined his future? For he was cut off from the land of the living, stricken for the transgression of my people. They made his grave with the wicked and his tomb with the rich, although he had done no violence, and there was no deceit in his mouth.  Yet it was the will of the LORD to crush him with pain. When you make his life an offering for sin, he shall see his offspring, and shall prolong his days; through him the will of the LORD shall prosper. Out of his anguish he shall see light; he shall find satisfaction through his knowledge. The righteous one, my servant, shall make many righteous, and he shall bear their iniquities. Therefore I will allot him a portion with the great, and he shall divide the spoil with the strong; because he poured out himself to death, and was numbered with the transgressors; yet he bore the sin of many, and made intercession for the transgressors.

 

Second Reading                     Hebrews 5: 1-10

Every high priest chosen from among mortals is put in charge of things pertaining to God on their behalf, to offer gifts and sacrifices for sins. He is able to deal gently with the ignorant and wayward, since he himself is subject to weakness; and because of this he must offer sacrifice for his own sins as well as for those of the people. And one does not presume to take this honour, but takes it only when called by God, just as Aaron was. So also Christ did not glorify himself in becoming a high priest, but was appointed by the one who said to him,  ‘You are my Son, today I have begotten you’; as he says also in another place,  ‘You are a priest for ever, according to the order of Melchizedek.’ In the days of his flesh, Jesus offered up prayers and supplications, with loud cries and tears, to the one who was able to save him from death, and he was heard because of his reverent submission. Although he was a Son, he learned obedience through what he suffered; and having been made perfect, he became the source of eternal salvation for all who obey him, having been designated by God a high priest according to the order of Melchizedek.

 

Gradual Hymn                       266 (tune 1) Jesus calls us: o’er the tumult

 

Gospel                                    Mark 10: 35-45

James and John, the sons of Zebedee, came forward to Jesus and said to him, ‘Teacher, we want you to do for us whatever we ask of you.’ And he said to them, ‘What is it you want me to do for you?’ And they said to him, ‘Grant us to sit, one at your right hand and one at your left, in your glory.’ But Jesus said to them, ‘You do not know what you are asking. Are you able to drink the cup that I drink, or be baptized with the baptism that I am baptized with?’ They replied, ‘We are able.’ Then Jesus said to them, ‘The cup that I drink you will drink; and with the baptism with which I am baptized, you will be baptized; but to sit at my right hand or at my left is not mine to grant, but it is for those for whom it has been prepared.’ When the ten heard this, they began to be angry with James and John. So Jesus called them and said to them, ‘You know that among the Gentiles those whom they recognize as their rulers lord it over them, and their great ones are tyrants over them. But it is not so among you; but whoever wishes to become great among you must be your servant, and whoever wishes to be first among you must be slave of all. For the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life a ransom for many.’

 

Offertory Hymn                    293 (tune 1) Lead us, heavenly Father, lead us

Communion Hymn               346 My song is love unknown

                                                148 From heaven you came, helpless babe                   

Post Communion Prayer

Father of light, in whom is no change or shadow of turning, you give us every good and perfect gift and have brought us to birth by your word of truth:
may we be a living sign of that kingdom where your whole creation will be made perfect in Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

 

Thanksgiving Hymn              270 Jesus is Lord

 

 

 

 

Harvest

Thank you for all your generous donations for H4W (our refuges). This is the last Sunday for donations. We are also collecting money for USPG’s project in Zambia combating GBV (Gender Based Violence) in that country. See basket on font. Thank you!

 

 

Carol Service

This year’s Carol Service will be on 16th December at 6pm. Caroline Lester (carolinelester@rocketmail.com) is looking for people who’d like to join the choir for that occasion. There will be some rehearsals in the run up to the service. If you would like to join, do let Caroline or Marion Lee or Mtr Ariadne know. If singing in a choir is not your thing, do come to service and sing along with the congregational carols. Thank you.

 

 

Pantomime

Enid has booked tickets for next year’s pantomime (Aladdin) on Sunday 13/1/19 at 2pm at the Bob Hope Theatre in Eltham. Please let Enid (enidolding123@btinternet.com) if you’d like to buy tickets (£10 children/concessions; £13 adults). Thank you.

 

 

St Nicholas Fayre

Our St Nicholas Fayre is on 8th December 3-6pm. Do, please, put this date in your diaries. Do also let Olivia know if you are able to help on the day (christchurchcomms@gmail.com). Thank you.

 

 

Exploring Faith

A new course (on the Eucharist) is starting on 26th November at 8pm at the Vicarage. If you would like to join us, do come to the session in November (please, let Mtr Ariadne know). This session is for both new and not so new Christians – for anyone who wants to find out more about what it means to be a Christian.

 

 

Working Party

The next Working Party will be on 27th October from 8.30am. Leaf clearing - paths, drains, flat roofs and gutters. Just an hour of your time would help. Thank you!

 

 

Special Collections

There will be special collections to raise funds for exceptional costs that were incurred in 2018 (Boiler for the hall £3k) + Stonework repairs (est £5k). There will be a retiring collection each week. It is also possible to donate on line (sort code 30-99-88 account number 00160666 - Reference Special18). Thank you!

 

 

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