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  • Thursday 21 September 2017 at 10:00am
    print calendar email Hampden Gurney School Mass

    For Christians God is the Creator. We are called to be co-creators with God in making this world the best place possible for everyone.

    First Lesson: Psalm 126
    Gospel: Luke 12. 16-27

    Clergy
    Fr Gerald
  • Sunday 24 September 2017 at 10:30am
    print calendar email Fifteenth Sunday after Trinity (Proper 20)
    Hymns:
    473 When morning gilds the skies
    (tune 2)
    385 Jesu, the very thought of thee
    420 O Jesus, I have promised
    471 We love the place, O God
    First Lesson: Philippians 1. 21-30
    Gospel: Matthew 20. 1-16
    Mass Setting: Missa "O Quam Gloriosum" - T.L. de Victoria
    Motet: O God, thou art my God - Henry Purcell
    Voluntary: J S Bach - Prelude in B minor

    Clergy
       
    Sidesman

    Reader

    Server

    Refreshments
    Annie Tassinari
    Samantha Davidson


    Sunday School Session Leader
    Nete Vester


    Sunday School 8+ Leader

    Sunday School Crafts Coordinator

    Sunday School Music
    Steve Phillips


    Children's Church Attendance

    Sunday School Tables Volunteer

    Clearing up

  • Tuesday 26 September 2017 at 12:30pm
    print calendar email Tuesday Low Mass

    Clergy
       
    Sidesman

    Reader

    Server

    Refreshments

    Sunday School Session Leader

    Sunday School 8+ Leader

    Sunday School Crafts Coordinator

    Sunday School Music

    Children's Church Attendance

    Sunday School Tables Volunteer

    Clearing up

  • Thursday 28 September 2017 at 10:00am
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    This week we are giving thanks for the harvest and celebrating RE Week.

    First Lesson: Genesis 2. 18-20
    Gospel: Matthew 13. 18-23

    Clergy
    Fr Gerald
  • Sunday 1 October 2017 at 10:30am
    print calendar email Sixteenth Sunday after Trinity (Proper 21)
    Hymns:
    332 All hail the power of Jesus' name
    358 Father of heaven, whose love profound
    116 O praise our great and gracious Lord
    357 Father, hear the prayer we offer
    First Lesson: Deuteronomy 8. 7-18
    Gospel: Luke 12. 16-30
    Mass Setting: Communion Service in G - Francis Jackson
    Motet: Factum est silentium - Peter Philips
    Voluntary: Mendelssohn - Sonata No 3 in A, 1st movement

    Clergy
       
    Sidesman

    Reader

    Server

    Refreshments

    Sunday School Session Leader
    (Olu)Funke Ajenifuja


    Sunday School 8+ Leader

    Sunday School Crafts Coordinator

    Sunday School Music

    Children's Church Attendance

    Sunday School Tables Volunteer

    Clearing up

  • Tuesday 3 October 2017 at 12:30pm
    print calendar email Tuesday Low Mass

    Clergy
       
    Sidesman

    Reader

    Server

    Refreshments

    Sunday School Session Leader

    Sunday School 8+ Leader

    Sunday School Crafts Coordinator

    Sunday School Music

    Children's Church Attendance

    Sunday School Tables Volunteer

    Clearing up

  • Thursday 5 October 2017 at 10:00am
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    Generosity is a hallmark of Christian living. God poured himself into creation through his Son who gave is the parable of the Good Samaritan. Generosity at its best!

    First Lesson: Philippians 2. 4-11
    Gospel: Luke 10. 29-37

    Clergy
    Fr Gerald
  • Sunday 8 October 2017 at 10:30am
    print calendar email Seventeenth Sunday after Trinity (Proper 22)
    Hymns:
    205 Christ is made the sure foundation
    (Westminster Abbey)
    234 Christ, whose glory fills the skies
    500 Thy Kingdom come! on bended knee
    366 God of mercy, God of grace
    First Lesson: Philippians 3. 4b-14
    Gospel: Matthew 21. 33-46

    Clergy
       
    Sidesman

    Reader

    Server

    Refreshments

    Sunday School Session Leader
    Gran Potter


    Sunday School 8+ Leader

    Sunday School Crafts Coordinator

    Sunday School Music

    Children's Church Attendance

    Sunday School Tables Volunteer

    Clearing up

  • Tuesday 10 October 2017 at 10:30am
    print calendar email Tuesday Low Mass

    Clergy
       
    Sidesman

    Reader

    Server

    Refreshments

    Sunday School Session Leader

    Sunday School 8+ Leader

    Sunday School Crafts Coordinator

    Sunday School Music

    Children's Church Attendance

    Sunday School Tables Volunteer

    Clearing up

  • Thursday 12 October 2017 at 10:00am
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    We continue last week's theme of generosity.

    First Lesson: Proverbs 2. 9-12
    Gospel: Matthew 20.1-15

    Clergy
    Fr Gerald
  • Sunday 15 October 2017 at 10:30am
    print calendar email Harvest Thanksgiving
    Hymns:
    262 We plow the fields, and scatter
    259 Come, ye thankful people, come
    264 All things bright and beautiful
    (A&M Revised 442 ii)
    261 To thee, O Lord, our hearts we raise
    First Lesson: Philippians 4. 1-9
    Gospel: Matthew 22. 1-14

    Clergy
       
    Sidesman

    Reader

    Server

    Refreshments

    Sunday School Session Leader
    Priya Dhingra


    Sunday School 8+ Leader

    Sunday School Crafts Coordinator

    Sunday School Music

    Children's Church Attendance

    Sunday School Tables Volunteer

    Clearing up

  • Tuesday 17 October 2017 at 12:30pm
    print calendar email Tuesday Low Mass

    Clergy
       
    Sidesman

    Reader

    Server

    Refreshments

    Sunday School Session Leader

    Sunday School 8+ Leader

    Sunday School Crafts Coordinator

    Sunday School Music

    Children's Church Attendance

    Sunday School Tables Volunteer

    Clearing up

  • Thursday 19 October 2017 at 10:00am
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    Humility is an example of faith in action - knowing that we aren't the centre of the universe.

    First Lesson: 1 Peter 3.8-12
    Gospel: Luke 18.9-14

    Clergy
    Fr Gerald

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  • Friday 15th September 2017
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    This Sunday
     
    So, after all of the planning it’s here: The sponsored Sunday School climb of Mount Snowdon. Around a dozen families are taking part. Please support their efforts with prayer and donations. Friday 15 September is St Cyprian’s Day so I won’t be going on the coach on Friday afternoon but I’m up at the crack of dawn on Saturday to get the 6.00 am train to Bangor so that I can join the group for the weekend. I’m back on Sunday night with the hikers so Fr Stephen will be with you on Sunday morning.

    Many of the folk who take a lead with the children's work will be away so this is the time to step up to the plate and step in if something needs doing. All of musicians who usually contribute downstairs are away so please help Emily and sing up!
     
    This Sunday is the Fifteenth Sunday after Trinity and the gospel from St Matthew continues in the same vein as recent weeks with Jesus challenging our assumptions. This week it’s about forgiveness. Is it limited? Seven strikes and you’re out? No. Forgiveness is a bottomless well. There’s never an endgame.
     
    Coming Up
     
    The Children’s Choir is on Tuesdays, 3.45 pm in church with Miles Ashdown. Please contact me if your child would like to sing and isn’t in the choir already.
     
    Visits to the organ gallery. Some children are expressing an interest in seeing the organ at close quarters. Christopher Saward, the Director of Music is happy to show children around if accompanied by their parents. Please contact Christopher direct if you’d like to take him up on this offer. His email address is on the mass sheet.
    Informal Prayer Wednesday 18 October, 6.30pm in church followed by a glass of wine. If this appeals to you but the time of day doesn’t work for you please let me know. The group is flexible.
     
    ‘Just Finance’ is a new initiative by the Archbishop of Canterbury to look at how people in debt may be supported and what the issues are that Christians should be concerned about (https://justfinancefoundation.org.uk/ ). In the Diocese of London there are three events in September to launch it in our capital city. I’m going to the one in St James Piccadilly on Wednesday 27 September, 7.00 pm. If you’d like to join me please get in touch.
     
    Parish Dinner on Thursday 28 September, 7.30pm in church. We won’t have a speaker but we’ll use the time to celebrate and reflect on the experience of going to Mount Snowdon. If you went please bring your photos. Abi Goldsbrough is planning a talents auction. Please volunteer to do something such as bake a cake or offer some lessons in something in which you are skilled. Also please bid. There are fliers available at church or you can contact Abi direct abigold@btinternet.com . If you are planning to come to the dinner please let me know as I’ll need to organise the catering. Maroush and Majestic will do the trick. £20 a head – payable on the night by cheque or cash.
     
    Workshop on Language Development & Play on Saturday 7 October, 2.00pm – 4.00pm in church, organized by Priya Dhingra. Priya is an educational psychologist with a practice in Harcourt Street. She is a member of the congregation and has children at Hampden Gurney School. Priya won’t be running the session herself. It will be led by members of her team. It builds on the parenting courses that we’ve had in the parish in recent years and is designed to equip parents in nurturing their children. If you would like to come please let me know. The church is asking for £5 per person.
     
    Please make a BACS payment to:
    The Church of the Annunciation
    Sort Code: 40 05 29
    Account Number: 20232173
    Reference: ‘Workshop 2017 10 09’
     
    Thank you.
     
    The National Pilgrimage to the Shrine of Edward the Confessor at Westminster Abbey on Saturday 14 October, 9.00am – 4.00pm. If you’ve never been this it’s a great day with lots of things to do including activities for children. It’s also free and you don’t need tickets. It doesn’t get much better than that! For more information go to www.westminster-abbey.org/worship/edwardtide
     
    A member of the congregation currently has a property to rent. 3 Bedroom Available for long let at GBP 1195/ week (negotiable) in Marylebone.  A newly decorated, extremely bright and spacious, three/four bedroom apartment on the first floor of portered block on York Street.  The property benefits from being newly redecorated throughout, new carpets, large windows allowing in plenty of natural light, porter and lift. Offered part furnished. Potential tenants should be advised that the property is available on a minimum 1 year let for families, not sharers. Please contact Sangita at 07977597146 for viewings or photos.
     
    Yours in Christ
     
    Fr Gerald
    gerald.beauch@btconnect.com
     
    https://www.facebook.com/groups/TheAnnunciation
     
    http://www.annunciationmarblearch.org.uk

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  • Friday 8th September 2017
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    This Sunday 

    … is the Thirteenth Sunday after Trinity. In the gospel Jesus tells us that where two or three are together in his name there he is in the midst of us. One of the ancient titles for Jesus is Emmanuel – ‘God with us’. We’ll be using this name a lot during the Advent and Christmas seasons. So how do we see him present? I’ll explore this on Sunday. Suffice it to say that if we are to see Jesus present we need to show up ourselves.

    Coming Up

    The Children’s Choir begins again on Tuesday, 3.45 pm in church with Miles Ashdown. Please contact me if your child would like to sing and isn’t in the choir already. Some children are expressing an interest in seeing the organ at close quarters. Christopher Saward, the Director of Music is happy to show children around if accompanied by their parents. Please contact Christopher direct if you’d like to take him up on this offer. His email address is on the mass sheet.

    Informal Prayer Wednesday 13 September, 6.30pm in church.
     
    Sponsored Trip Up Mount Snowdon, 15-17 September. Please talk to Steve Phillips or Thomas Vester if you would like to go at the last minute. The arrangements are now all in place. (stevejphillips@yahoo.com / thomasvester@gmail.com.)

    St Cyprian’s Clarence Gate Patronal Festival, Friday 15 September. 7.30pm High Mass. Preacher: The Ven Rosemary Lain-Priestly.

    ‘Just Finance’ is a new initiative by the Archbishop of Canterbury to look at how people in debt may be supported and what the issues are that Christians should be concerned about (https://justfinancefoundation.org.uk/ ). In the Diocese of London there are three events in September to launch it in our capital city. I’m going to the one in St James Piccadilly on Wednesday 27 September, 7.00 pm. If you’d like to join me please get in touch.
     
    Parish Dinner on Thursday 28 September, 7.30pm in church. We won’t have a speaker but we’ll use the time to celebrate and reflect on the experience of going to Mount Snowdon. If you went please bring your photos. Abi Goldsbrough is planning a talents auction. Please volunteer to do something such as bake a cake or offer some lessons in something in which you are skilled. Also please bid. There are fliers available at church or you can contact Abi direct abigold@btinternet.com . If you are planning to come to the dinner please let me know as I’ll need to organise the catering. Maroush and Majestic will do the trick. £20 a head – payable on the night by cheque or cash.
     
    Workshop on Language Development & Play on Saturday 7 October, 2.00pm – 4.00pm in church, organized by Priya Dhingra. Priya is an educational psychologist with a practice in Harcourt Street. She is a member of the congregation and has children at Hampden Gurney School. Priya won’t be running the session herself. It will be led by members of her team. It builds on the parenting courses that we’ve had in the parish in recent years and is designed to equip parents in nurturing their children. If you would like to come please let me know. The church is asking for £5 per person.
     
    Please make a BACS payment to:
    The Church of the Annunciation
    Sort Code: 40 05 29
    Account Number: 20232173
    Reference: ‘Workshop 2017 10 09’
     
    Thank you.
     
    The National Pilgrimage to the Shrine of Edward the Confessor at Westminster Abbey on Saturday 14 October, 9.00am – 4.00pm. If you’ve never been this it’s a great day with lots of things to do including activities for children. It’s also free and you don’t need tickets. It doesn’t get much better than that! For more information go to www.westminster-abbey.org/worship/edwardtide
     
    Yours in Christ
     
    Fr Gerald
    gerald.beauch@btconnect.com
     
    https://www.facebook.com/groups/TheAnnunciation
     
    http://www.annunciationmarblearch.org.uk

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  • Friday 1st September 2017
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    This Sunday 

    … is the Twelfth Sunday after Trinity. In the gospel Jesus tells us to take up his cross and follow him. Well, that’s easier said than done but the cross is the defining symbol of the Christian faith so it bears some consideration. The cross certainly has a major impact in our lives if we take the message to heart.

    School starts next week so I imagine that the church will start filling up again on Sunday and people will be girding their loins for the new school year. Travel safely if you aren’t getting back until the last minute.

    Coming Up

    The Children’s Choir begins again on Tuesday 12 September, 3.45 pm in church with Miles Ashdown. Please contact me if your child would like to sing and isn’t in the choir already. Some children are expressing an interest in seeing the organ at close quarters. Christopher Saward, the Director of Music is happy to show children around if accompanied by their parents. Please contact Christopher direct if you’d like to take him up on this offer. His email address is on the mass sheet.

    Informal Prayer Wednesday 13 September, 6.30pm in church.
     
    Sponsored Trip Up Mount Snowdon, 15-17 September. Please talk to Steve Phillips or Thomas Vester if you have been thinking about going but haven’t yet got round to it. The arrangements are now all in place. (stevejphillips@yahoo.com / thomasvester@gmail.com.)

    St Cyprian’s Clarence Gate Patronal Festival, Friday 15 September. 7.30pm High Mass. Preacher: The Ven Rosemary Lain-Priestly.

    ‘Just Finance’ is a new initiative by the Archbishop of Canterbury to look at how people in debt may be supported and what the issues are that Christians should be concerned about (https://justfinancefoundation.org.uk/ ). In the Diocese of London there are three events in September to launch it in our capital city. I’m going to the one in St James Piccadilly on Wednesday 27 September, 7.00 pm. If you’d like to join me please get in touch.
     
    Parish Dinner on Thursday 28 September, 7.30pm in church. We won’t have a speaker but we’ll use the time to celebrate and reflect on the experience of going to Mount Snowdon. If you went please bring your photos. Abi Goldsbrough is planning a talents auction. Watch out for details. If you are planning to come please let me know as I’ll need to organise the catering. Maroush and Majestic will do the trick. £20 a head – payable on the night by cheque or cash.
     
    Workshop on Language Development & Play on Saturday 7 October, 2.00pm – 4.00pm in church, organized by Priya Dhingra. Priya is an educational psychologist with a practice in Harcourt Street. She is a member of the congregation and has children at Hampden Gurney School. Priya won’t be running the session herself. It will be led by members of her team. It builds on the parenting courses that we’ve had in the parish in recent years and is designed to equip parents in nurturing their children. If you would like to come please let me know. The church is asking for £5 per person.
     
    Please make a BACS payment to:
    The Church of the Annunciation
    Sort Code: 40 05 29
    Account Number: 20232173
    Reference: ‘Workshop 2017 10 09’
     
    Thank you.
     
    The National Pilgrimage to the Shrine of Edward the Confessor at Westminster Abbey on Saturday 14 October, 9.00am – 4.00pm. If you’ve never been this it’s a great day with lots of things to do including activities for children. It’s also free and you don’t need tickets. It doesn’t get much better than that! For more information go to www.westminster-abbey.org/worship/edwardtide
     
    Yours in Christ
     
    Fr Gerald
    gerald.beauch@btconnect.com
     
    https://www.facebook.com/groups/TheAnnunciation
     
    http://www.annunciationmarblearch.org.uk

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  • Saturday 7th October 2017   at 2:00pm
    print calendar email Workshop on Language Development & Play
    The event is organized by Priya Dhingra,. Priya is an educational psychologist with a practice in Harcourt Street. She is a member of the congregation and has children at Hampden Gurney School. Priya won’t be running the session herself. It will be led by members of her team. It builds on the parenting courses that we’ve had in the parish in recent years and is designed to equip parents in nurturing their children. If you would like to come please let me know. The church is asking for £5 per person. Please make a BACS payment to:

    The Church of the Annunciation
    Sort Code: 40 05 29
    Account Number: 20232173
    Reference: ‘Workshop 2017 10 09’

    Thank you.
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  • Monday 11th December 2017   at 7:00pm