Weekly Notices 22 May 2016

Published 22/05/2016

Sunday 22nd May (11am)  Rev Kate Dean

‘How to pray: a guide for atheists, agnostics, and everyone else’ Drawing on the work of Erik Walker Wikstrom, we will look at prayer practice in a range of religious traditions and consider the best approach for our own personal beliefs. The Chapel Choir will perform today!

Sunday 22nd May (7pm)

Rev Kate Dean

‘How to Pray:’ a guide for atheists, agnostics and everyone else

An opportunity to pray and meditate together as well as share our reflections on the theme of prayer.

 

Flowers: This week’s arrangement was funded from a grant from the Board that covers un-sponsored Sundays.

Sponsorships are always welcome and for these we will arrange and display fresh flowers on the Chancel table. If you have a special person or an event to celebrate or remember, please contact Sharron: admin@rosslynhillchapel.com

  

Please note! our Sunday collection basket will be divided with

‘SimpleGifts: Unitarian Centre for Social Action’

which runs local community programmes in Bethnal Green.

NOTICES & Dates for your Diaries

Anniversary Service 5th June at 6pm

 (PLEASE NOTE EARLIER THAN USUAL TIME)

 

The 5th June marks the first service held in the current Chapel building in 1862. Join us for an evening celebration of Rosslyn Hill Chapel and its links to other congregations and institutions. Enjoy choral music and readings with us. Following the service, there will be an informal Reception to launch a new booklet telling the story of the chapel. If you would like to attend, please send your RSVP by 27th May

to: revkatedean@gmail.com Chapel office, 3 Pilgrim’s Place, London NW3 1NG 020 7433 3267

 

Dates for your diaries…We have some wonderful events coming up so make a note in your diary so you don’t miss out!

 

Lindsey Press Book Sale Sunday 22nd MayThe Unitarian publishing house the Lindsey Press has a wide range of books about many aspects of Unitarianism as well as a number of books of readings, poetry and prayers for use in Sunday services. Chapel members Derek McAuley and Margaret Perry will be running a book stall after the services on Sunday 22nd May where you can browse and buy.

 

London Pride parade 25th June We will gather at the Chapel and then travel into central London to join other Unitarians at Pride. Look out for more details in Open Mind. If you can represent the Chapel on this day, please contact Unitarian London Pride co-ordinator Ed Fordham 07974 950 512 ed.fordham@gmail.com

 

Flower Communion 26th June at 11am Please bring a single flower with you, if you can, and we will gather them together as part of a ritual that celebrates natural diversity and human uniqueness.

 

All-weather Summer Picnic 3rd July following the service – bring your picnic and blanket for this joyful occasion on the manse lawn (or in the Hall if it’s wet)

 

Services Next Sunday

Sunday 29th May (11am) Guest Preacher Terry Quaye

‘The God Within Us’

Remembering that ‘The God Within Us’ quietly waits, ready to inspire, renew and heal, whenever we grant access.

Sunday 29th May (7.00pm) Guest Speaker Jeannene Powel

‘Heart and Soul’ – Strength Despite Adversity

Through the alternative worship style of a ‘Heart and Soul’ gathering, with prayers, music, readings and time for people to contribute their thoughts, we’ll consider the theme of finding strength despite adversity.