Notices for Sunday 25th November 2018

November 19, 2018


Sunday 25th November 2018,

Christ the King

Welcome to Christ Church


Notices: Sunday 25th November, Christ the King, Yr B

Services today: 9.30 Eucharist; 11.30 All Age

Services in the week  

Wednesdays: 9:10am Toddler Service


Services next week–Sunday 2nd December, Advent 1, Year C

9.30 Pilgrim Eucharist


Toddlers Playgroup

Wednesdays: 10.00-11.30am



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 1st December 2018. For more info: tel: 02083190067 or email


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

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



Sue 07795630813 //




Patrice Eriata & Katherine Ofori-Mikala


Hall hire contact Victoria:



CC Facebook Page:

CC Twitter: @ChurchOnOurHill

CC Website:



Do take this leaflet home with you.


Sunday 25th November 2018

Christ the King, 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.


The Collect

Eternal Father, whose Son Jesus Christ ascended to the throne of heaven that he might rule over all things as Lord and King: keep the Church in the unity of the Spirit and in the bond of peace, and bring the whole created order to worship at his feet; who is alive and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.


Introit Hymn           103a (tune2) Crown him with many crowns


First Reading                    Daniel 7: 9-10, 13-14

As I watched, thrones were set in place, and an Ancient One took his throne;
his clothing was white as snow, and the hair of his head like pure wool; his throne was fiery flames, and its wheels were burning fire. A stream of fire issued and flowed out from his presence. A thousand thousand served him,
and ten thousand times ten thousand stood attending him. The court sat in judgement, and the books were opened. As I watched in the night visions,
I saw one like a human being coming with the clouds of heaven. And he came to the Ancient One and was presented before him. To him was given dominion and glory and kingship, that all peoples, nations, and languages
should serve him. His dominion is an everlasting dominion that shall not pass away, and his kingship is one that shall never be destroyed.


Second Reading               Revelation 1: 4b-8

Grace to you and peace from him who is and who was and who is to come, and from the seven spirits who are before his throne, 5and from Jesus Christ, the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of the kings of the earth. To him who loves us and freed us from our sins by his blood, and made us to be a kingdom, priests serving his God and Father, to him be glory and dominion for ever and ever. Amen.  Look! He is coming with the clouds;
every eye will see him, even those who pierced him; and on his account all the tribes of the earth will wail. So it is to be. Amen. ‘I am the Alpha and the Omega’, says the Lord God, who is and who was and who is to come, the Almighty.


Gradual Hymn                 307 Lo, he comes with clouds


Gospel                             John 18: 33-37

Pilate asked Jesus, ‘Are you the King of the Jews?’ Jesus answered, ‘Do you ask this on your own, or did others tell you about me?’ Pilate replied, ‘I am not a Jew, am I? Your own nation and the chief priests have handed you over to me. What have you done?’ Jesus answered, ‘My kingdom is not from this world. If my kingdom were from this world, my followers would be fighting to keep me from being handed over to the Jews. But as it is, my kingdom is not from here.’ Pilate asked him, ‘So you are a king?’ Jesus answered, ‘You say that I am a king. For this I was born, and for this I came into the world, to testify to the truth. Everyone who belongs to the truth listens to my voice.’


Offertory Hymn          309 Lord, enthroned in heavenly splendour


Communion Hymn     295 Let all mortal flesh

                                    242 Immortal, invisible, God only wise


Post Communion Prayer

Stir up, O Lord, the wills of your faithful people; that they, plenteously bringing forth the fruit of good works, may by you be plenteously rewarded; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.


Thanksgiving Hymn     14 All heaven declares








Carol Service

This year’s Carol Service will be on 16th December at 6pm. Caroline Lester ( is looking for people who’d like to join the choir for that occasion. Rehearsal dates are: Nov 23rd at 7.30pm; Nov 30th at 7.30pm; Dec 2nd at 1pm; Dec 14th at 7.30pm. do let Caroline or Marion Lee or Mtr Ariadne know if you’d like to join the choir for this occasion.



St Nicholas Event

Our St Nicholas Event is on 8th December 3-6pm. Tickets: £5 per child (£7.50 per family) – includes disco and fun activities for the children. Do, please, put this date in your diaries. Do also let Olivia know if you are able to help on the day ( We could also use donations for the raffle and for the children’s tombola. Many thanks.



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). We are also hoping to be able to have group meet during the day, on a Monday or a Wednesday. Do let Mtr Ariadne know if you are interested.



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!



Crib Service

We are looking for children and young people (Year 3 and above) to help with the Crib Service at 4pm on Christmas Eve (mainly with the readings and prayers). If you (or in the case of parents: your child) would like to help, please, let Mtr Ariadne or Sue Peach know. Caroline Lester will be looking for younger children (3 years old and above) to help with the tableaux during the service. There will be a rehearsal for the them on 22nd December at 10am.



Housing for Women

A very big thank you to all who gave to our Harvest Collection for H4W. All of the donations have now gone to them. Thank you! We will now start to collect items for our Christmas collection for them. The school will be collecting toys for the children in the refuges and we will be collecting items for the women: toiletries, warm socks, hair brushes, small umbrellas, etc. Basically, small luxury items to make the women feel pampered. Thank you!



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