Weekly Notices 7 Dec 2014

Published 10/12/2014

Sunday 7 December (11.00 am)
Rev Dr Patrick T. O’Neill preaching
‘Hope and Good Will and a Place for the Passing Bird’
A sermon in celebration of Advent, a season that invites us to open our hearts and prepare room for life’s hopeful possibilities.

 

Sunday 7 December (7.00 pm)
‘A Service of Music, Words, Reflection and Silence’
Khalil Gibran wrote ‘Music is the language of the spirit. It opens the secret of life bringing peace, abolishing strife’ – Come and join us for meditative music followed by silence & reflection. Led by Margaret Perry & Ingrid Tavkar

 

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Children’s Programme – The children will be sharing the book, “Little Robin’s Christmas” and discussing how the story connects to many of our Unitarian principles. We hare ways we can strive to be generous of spirit like Little Robin. Afterwards, children will make their own bird feeders (nut free) for the winter birds.

 

Flowers Dedicated this Sunday – The flowers this week are sponsored by Janna and Anthea, in memory of Graham.

 

Chapel Contributions and Outgoings

The Chapel is independent and self-financing.  We appreciate all the contributions made by our members and visitors.  Each week, we publish the level of contributions by the chapel community as well as the costs related to running our beautiful chapel.
*** Last Sunday’s plate collection (+ Gift Aid) £173.44
** Members by Standing Order £291.83
* Chapel Outgoings £2,804.52

 

During December our Sunday collection basket will be divided with ‘Marylebone Women’s Shelter’

 

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NOTICES & Dates for your Diaries

 

Chapel Winter Shelter – can you help?
The guests in our Friday night Winter Shelter frequently need things we probably take for granted. Below is a list of some of those things. Please donate whatever you can – into a red plastic box that you will find in the chapel.
Priority needs:
Outdoor: Good condition men’s walking boots, lightweight foldable waterproof jackets, rucksacks/backpacks scarves, hats, gloves.
Work wear (for job interviews, work etc): suits, ties, trousers, skirts, smart shoes, new tights.
Other needs:
Clothing: Vests, shirts, t-shirts, winter jumpers and cardigans, and less formal trousers.  Pyjamas, nightgowns.
New items: Underpants (male/female), socks and tights, bras. Thank you so much.

Claire Julian, Social Action Committee

 

Services Next Sunday
Sunday 14 December (11.00 am) 
‘A Holiday Choir Service of Lessons and Carols’
Matthew Fletcher and the Chapel Choir bring us their annual holiday service.  Come lift your voice and lift your spirits with us this morning!

 

HELPING HANDS VERY WELCOME
Thursday 18th December 10am-2pm 
Can you come along to help decorate the Chapel so it’s bright and beautiful for the mid-winter celebrations? Mulled apple juice, mince pies and fellowship.
If you’d like to lend a hand, please contact Janna (j.williams.16{at]virginmedia.com) or just come along

 

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Sunday 14 December (7.00 pm)
 ‘Meditation’
‘The essence of meditation is simply to reach a ‘state of being’ – Come and join us for silence, reflection, poetry and music. Led by Ingrid Tavkar