Weekly Notices 2 Apr 2017

Published 01/04/2017

This Sunday’s Services

Sunday 2nd April (11.00am)
Rev Kate Dean
Into the Wilderness’ Rev Kate Dean
 In the spirit of our Christian heritage and on the fifth Sunday of Lent, we will explore the story of Jesus’ time in the wilderness and times when we have been bewildered and tempted.
Sunday 2nd April Evening Gathering (7.00pm)
Rev Kate Dean: Reflections on the Wilderness
A contemplative service reflecting on the themes of Lent and the wilderness.

Meet our Chapel Administrator!

Today is Sharron Conduit’s ‘Chapel Sunday’. She will be available to speak to you if you have any comments or queries. Please do say hello to her after the service on in the Vestry Office in the afternoon.

 
NewsGood Cause of the Month
Our Sunday collection basket will be divided with ‘Greenpeace’ (http://www.greenpeace.org.uk/)

Flowers 
The flowers for the chalice table this week are provided by The Flower Group.
If you have a special person or an event to celebrate or remember with flowers, please contact Sharron: admin@rosslynhillchapel.com 

Decorating the Chapel for Easter and all Spring festivals
The Flower Group are decorating the Chapel on Thursday 13th April from 2.00-4.00pm. Your help would be welcome, no expertise required. Contact Janna j.williams16@virginmedia.com

 
 
Upcoming Events

Rosslyn Hill Chapel Choir – rehearses each Wednesday at 7.30pm. New voices welcome, no audition required!

Monday 3rd April at 7.30pm – Chapel Poetry Group meets – If you like to read and /or write poetry, the group meets on For more information contact George Appleby (Tel: 020 7424 9733, email: gappleby@talktalk.net)

Dates for your Diary:

Sunday 7th May Tagore service with guest musicians
The morning service will celebrate the birth of Rabindranath Tagore, focusing on his Nobel Prize-winning poem Gitanjali which will be performed by the choir and musicians from the Brahmo Samaj liberal Hindu group. If it is good weather, we plan to walk to the Vale of Health, where a blue plaque marks the house where he stayed.

Sunday 4th June Anniversary Service at 6.30pm (note: special time)
Our annual Anniversary Service is held on the nearest Sunday to 5th June, the date of the first service in our current chapel building in 1862. We will honour our charity partners with a short service followed by a Wine Reception and an opportunity to make new connections!

 
 
Services Next Sunday

Sunday 9th (11.00am) – Choir Sunday
Rev Kate Dean – ‘A Palm Sunday Hosannah’
On this Palm Sunday in the Christian tradition, join us for a celebration of music to mark Jesus’ triumphant arrival in Jerusalem. The Chapel’s Choir will perform a selection from Mozart’s ‘Missa Brevis in D minor’ accompanied by a string ensemble.
Sunday 9th (7.00pm)
Poetry and Music – The Romantic Spirit
Poetry readings by Shirley King from Keats, Shelley, Coleridge etc and music played by classical guitarist, Rose Andresier.