It is all happening at Saint Anselm’s over the coming weeks….
Tonight, following 7pm Mass, there is a ‘taster evening’ for all who are interested in the parish pilgrimage to Rome taking place in October 2016. At this meeting the proposed schedule will be shared and booking forms made available. Wine and nibbles will be served.
This Saturday we hold the parish quiz night. As well as the usual picture rounds there will be 8 rounds of questions on various topics. People are asked to bring their own refreshments and entry is £5 per person. You can enter as a team or be placed into a suitable group on the night. It should be a lot of fun as well as helping parish funds.
Christmas leaflets are ready for delivery. Please take a parcel from church and commit to leafleting one road in the village. These leaflets, produced jointly by all three churches in Pembury, provide the times of festive services. Take one and note them down! Alternatively keep an eye on this blog where all will be revealed…
Next Sunday is Advent Sunday and we present our outgoing director of Music, Antony Pitts, with a farewell gift. In the evening it is the Advent Carol Service, at 6:30pm. This will be the first time our new director of music, Tom Davis, takes hold of the reins. So please make an extra special effort to come and show support. We will of course be singing the great Advent Carols. O come, O come….
Looking ahead a little and we need the most support from the parish on Saturday 12th December. During the day we host our annual over 60’s lunch, this year in the Scout hall due to our kitchen being temporarily out of action. We need bottle washers, cooks, waiters, table setters, drivers, carvers and others too! There is a sign up list in church which helpfully tells you the timing each task requires. Please sign up early and calm the nerves of those organising.
That evening, December 12th, we sing carols in front of Tesco at 5pm. We will be raising money for charity. We will then make our way to Hazeldene nursing home to sing to the residents. After which a great thirst will undoubtedly have built up and so we will make our way to the Black Horse for a well deserved beer!
Ours is just a quiet little village church you understand!