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ICKENHAM CHURCH NEWS

December 2002

 

CAROLS FOR THE FAMILY


Tickets for the two informal services on Christmas Eve at St Giles' will be available at the Family Service (
9.45 a.m.) on Sunday 1 December.  If any remain they will be available from me on 622970.  The services will be held, as usual, at 3 p.m. and 4 30 p.m. and we look forward to seeing the Church full on both occasions.  The story of the birth of Jesus as the Saviour of the world will be re-told and we shall build our scene at the crib with the help of some of the children.  If you are unable to come to any of our other services over the Christmas period, please try and make one of these a priority and put Jesus at the centre of your Christmas celebration.

Philip

 

A Warm Welcome awaits you at the ICKENHAM CHURCHES over the CHRISTMAS PERIOD

Details of Services, and other events are as follows:

 

ST. GILESÔ

Sunday 8th

3 p.m.╩╩╩╩╩ Carols for Jack and Jill Toddler Group and their Parents. (For tickets : Tel. Claire 01895 674224 or Lindsey 01895 675387)

 

Friday 13th
We shall be singing carols at the side of the Village Hall during Ickenham Festive Night. See Forthcoming Events.

 

Sunday 15th

3 p.m.╩╩╩╩╩ Junior Church Nativity Plays and Christingle Service.

 

Sunday 22nd

9.45 a.m. The Bishop of Willesden comes to Preach and Dedicate the Extension to the Church Hall.

6.30 p.m. Service of Nine Lessons and Carols.

 

Tuesday 24th -Christmas Eve

10 a.m. Carol Singing outside the Village Hall in aid of ╬Save The ChildrenÔ ÷All welcome.

3 p.m. and 4.30 p.m. Carols for the Family (Ticket only ÷ available at Family Service on 1stDecember)

8 p.m.╩╩╩╩╩ Holy Communion (Traditional language)

11 p.m.╩╩╩ Holy Communion (Common Worship ÷ Order 1)

 

Wednesday 25th ÷ Christmas Day

8 a.m.╩╩╩╩╩ Holy Communion (Traditional language)

10 a.m.╩╩╩ Family Carol Service with Holy Communion

 

Thursday 26th ÷ Feast of St. StephenÔs (Boxing Day)

9 a.m.╩╩╩╩╩ Holy Communion.

 

Friday 27th ÷ St. John the EvangelistÔs Day

10 a.m.╩╩╩ Holy Communion

 

Saturday 28th ÷ The Holy Innocents

9 a.m.╩╩╩╩╩ Holy Communion.

 

Sunday 29th ÷ First Sunday of Christmas

8 a.m.╩╩╩╩╩ Holy Communion.

9.45 a.m.Holy Communion.

No Evening Service

 

UNITED REFORMED CHURCH

 

Sunday 8th December

11.00 a.m.╩╩ Junior Church Christmas Festival and Gift service

Tuesday 17th

7.00 p.m.╩╩╩╩ All-age "Carol Sing" in the church followed by refreshments

Sunday 22rd

6.30 p.m.╩╩╩ Carol service by candlelight

Tuesday 24th ÷ Christmas Eve

11.30 p.m.Christmas Eve service with the Lord's Supper

Wednesday 25th ÷ Christmas Day

10.00 a.m.Christmas Day service for all ages

For further details phone (01895) 234862 or 639148

 

DROP-IN FOR THE BEREAVED. Third Monday of each month. St. GilesÔ Church Hall, 2 to 3.30 p.m. A friendly, informal opportunity for a chat, over a cup of tea, with other bereaved people and pastoral visitors.The next meeting is Monday 16th December (Also Monday 20th January 2003). Just come along, or ring the Rectory (622970) if you would like to talk to someone first.

 

ICKENHAM GOOD NEIGHBOUR SCHEME exists to serve the whole of Ickenham. WeÔre here to assist in an emergency. If you need help, the daytime contact numbers are: 01895 633020 or 01895 235061.

 

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