Weekly Notices 11 Sep 2016

Published 08/09/2016

Sunday 11th September  (11.00am) 

Rev Kate Dean

‘Peace – more than just a beauty pageant pledge’

On the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, we will take a look at the troubled topic of World Peace, an out of reach ideal which is still worth grasping for.

 

Sunday 11th September  (at 7.00pm)

Labyrinth Walking Meditation

The mystical labyrinth is a replica of the floor of Chartres Cathedral – walk the path of prayer and meditation. The focus for our walk will be peace, peace in our hearts, peace in our minds, peace in our lives and in the world. With Richard Nickols and Aleine Ridge.

Flowers: The flowers for the chalice table this week have been sponsored by Ken Levy in memory of Ann Finer: ‘Dearest Ann, four years have now passed. Words are indeed often not necessary’. Ken  xxx

Autumn alert! The beautiful new silk flower display of autumn colours on the chancel table has been created by Helene Howard of the Flower Group.

If you have a special person or an event to celebrate or remember, please consider sponsoring a larger display by contacting Sharron: admin@rosslynhillchapel.com

 

Please note! our Sunday collection basket will be divided with the Chapel’s ‘Cold Weather Shelter’

Sunday 11th Sept ‘Labyrinth Walking Meditation’  at 7.00pm

The mystical labyrinth is a replica of the floor of Chartres Cathedral – walk the path of prayer and meditation. The focus for our walk will be peace, peace in our hearts, peace in our minds, peace in our lives and in the world. With Richard Nickols and Aleine Ridge.

 

 

Monday 12th Sept ‘Living with Integrity’ at 7.00pm

This monthly discussion group will be based on the 12 chapters of the new book ‘Living with Integrity’ from the (Unitarian) Lindsey Press on different aspects of life and how our Unitarian values influence our actions.  Copies of the book will be available to purchase. Location: Basement Cottage 2.

 

Saturday/Sunday 17th/18th Sept ‘Open House’ and ‘Harvest’

We will fling open our doors as part of London Open House weekend. If you’d like to join us, please contact Kate Dean. If you are free to help us decorate the chapel for harvest, Janna, Kate and others will meet on Friday 3.30 – 5.30pm. Just come along or contact Janna Williams for further details (j.williams16@virginmedia.com)

 

Monday 19th Sept ‘Heart and Soul’ week night service at 7.00pm

Join us for the Chapel’s first week night service for some time, based on

the popular weeknight service run by Kensington Unitarians at Essex Church. A gentle, informal and interactive service with a mix of readings, meditation and sharing. The ‘Heart and Soul’ service at Essex Church is held on the 1st Thursday of the month. 

 

 

Sunday 25th September at 11.00am ‘Membership Service’

We celebrate our community through welcoming new Chapel Members at this special ceremony including performances from the Chapel Choir! Following the service there will be a Community Showcase of Chapel activities and a ‘Pot Luck Lunch’.

 

 

Date for your diaries – Saturday 12th Nov ‘Induction Service’

We will be holding the induction service to welcome Rev Kate Dean as our minister on Saturday 12th November at 2pm. You are all welcome to come but you must reply so that we can plan delicious treats. Look out for your official invitation soon and don’t forget to RSVP.

 

Updating our mailing lists

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Services Next Sunday

Sunday 18th September (11.00 am)

Rev Kate Dean

Harvest Celebration

‘Open House, Open Doors, Open Mind’

To mark London Open House weekend, our Harvest Festival will consider ways that we can open our doors to those in need. As we gear up for the opening of this year’s Cold Weather Shelter, we will look at its work with homeless refugees.

Please Note: We’re asking everyone to bring non-perishable goods to Chapel today – these will be donated to a charity as part of our annual Harvest Celebration!

Sunday 18th September (7.00pm)

‘Autumn Equinox Celebration’

Led by members of our ‘Wheel of the Year’ group, and drawing from the Celtic earth/pagan tradition, we will celebrate the autumn equinox. The service is participatory and one of the eight great Celtic celebrations during the ‘wheel of the year’.