Weekly Notices 25 Oct 2015

Published 25/10/2015

Rev Dr Patrick T. O’Neill’s Farewell Sermon – ‘The Things That Matter’

Dr O’Neill is retiring after 36 years in parish ministry, the last four serving here at Rosslyn Hill. While still a student in theological school, he was advised never to forget that the pulpit is dedicated to ‘the things that matter in life’.  All are invited to join us for his last sermon in our midst as we bid adieu to Patrick and Patricia who are returning to their native U.S. for retirement

Sunday 25 October 7.00pm) – Evening Gathering

Rev Dr Patrick T. O’Neill and Patricia Williams – ‘The Things That Matter’

Patrick and Patricia lead a quiet informal evening service, their last service at Rosslyn Hill.

All invited!

Flowers this Sunday –  For Halloween

COFFEE & TEA MONEY during October will be donated to ‘Freedom from Torture’

and our Sunday collection basket  will also be divided with Freedom from Torture’

NOTICES & Dates for your Diaries

Just a general reminder that

Clocks go back one hour on Saturday night.

Pot Luck Lunch

On Sunday 25th October, we will have our monthly ‘Pot Luck Lunch’ at 12.30pm in the side aisle.  The menu will be – homemade soup, bread and cheese, followed by autumn fruits. It will be Patrick & Patricia’s last service and we hope you will join us.  Please let me know if you are planning to attend the lunch. Contributions of ‘homemade’ soup and/or some autumn fruits for dessert would be very much appreciated

Ingrid Tavkar – Tel: o2o 8455 0162; email: ingridtavkar{at}gmail.com

Cold Weather Shelter

The ‘Cold Weather Shelter’ happens on Friday nights in our Hal, commencing Friday 6th November.  A Volunteer sign up sheet is available each Sunday morning and evening in the Chapel or contact Margaret Perry to volunteer (email: margaretperry14{at}hotmail.co.uk)

Stewarding Can You Help? – An Appeal to all Members

Stewarding is a simple way to get more involved. Good stewarding makes a difference: a warm welcome from the stewards is a welcome to the Chapel. Please look at your diaries and contact Jim Burtles (email:burtles.j[at]gmail.com) with any dates in the next few months when you’d be available. If you haven’t stewarded at a service before please don’t worry as there is always an experienced worship assistant present.

Coffee Hour – Volunteers invited!

Serving tea/coffee at 12.00pm in the side aisle is an enjoyable and useful activity. Please contact Margaret Perry (email: margaretperry14[at]hotmail.co.uk) to offer 30 minutes of time to suit you.

Membership Group

The chapel welcomes newcomers at all times.  If you are new to the chapel or have been coming along to services for a little while and would like to know more about getting involved, becoming a member, or about the chapel in general, please contact Claire Julian of our Membership Group on o2o 7435 8254 or claire.marley[at]mac.com. If you are already a member and happen to chat to someone attending a service who would like more information, please do take their details and pass them on to Claire, as above. Thank you from the Chapel Membership Group

Registration for FUSE 2016 is now open!

Join Unitarians for a weekend by the sea, enjoying good food and company as well as inspiring workshops and worship. Take advantage of the early bird discount of £20.00 if you register before 1st December 2015.

You can register here: http://fusefest.org.uk/old-registration-form

Services Next Sunday

Sunday 1st November (11.00am), Guest Preacher Rev John Harley

Sunday 1st November (7.00pm) Samhain Celebration (pronounced sow-inn – also called Halloween)

A time to honour our ancestors and to say farewell to those that have passed this last year. The service    is participatory and one of the eight great Celtic celebrations during the Wheel of the Year. Led by members of our ‘Wheel of the Year’ group.