Notices @ St Marys Church

Announcement We are delighted to announce that Hilary Kemp will be licenced as a part time self-supporting Curate at the Church of the Resurrection in the Hemel Team for Grovehill and Woodhall Farm. Hilary will be ordained Deacon on Sunday 1st July at St Albans Cathedral at 11.15am. The Church of the Resurrection look forward to officially welcoming Hilary and her husband Steve and their family on Sunday 8th July at 11.00am All Age Service.

Easter Vigil at St Paul’s There will be an Easter Vigil on 31st March at 7pm led by Revd John and we need names for Welcomer Reader etc. There will be a list at back of church today for any body who would like to take part in this service - could you enter your name in box.

LENT: Don’t forget to look at the leaflet of Lent Courses taking place around our Team Ministry, especially on Tuesday evenings at St Mary’s and Wednesday afternoons at St Paul’s.

INTINCTURE: Whilst the ‘flu virus is about please make sure that if you dip the wafer into the wine at Communion your fingers do not come into contact with the wine or chalice. All are reminded that receiving Communion in one kind only is recommended if you have ‘flu or cold symptoms.

Bereavement ministry course There will be a Bereavement ministry course (one day course) being offered soon in our deanery for those interested in becoming involved in a ministry of support to people following a bereavement. The date of the course is still to be decided – but the Rural Dean, Lizzie Hood has asked whether we would like to take part in this training. I am planning on attending. If you would like to come along and join me in this training or would like to have more information about what is involved with bereavement visiting, please get in contact with Reverend Caroline asap. or 01442 834291

Electoral Roll Revision in preparation for APCM. Please check your entry in the 22-Feb-18 Electoral Roll at the back of church and add any corrections to the list provided. Closing date is 11.00am Sunday 1st April 2018

The 100-club is now renewing its membership. If you're already a member please give £15 to Yvonne Doran or Lynne Sygrave or Rosina Gaddes and make sure you're ticked off on the list. If you're not already a subscriber we need you now! See one of the above and get a lucky(?) Number.

St Mary’s Spring Clean If you are able, please join the working party on Saturday 24th March to give the church a good Spring clean inside and out in time for Easter. It is always fun and friendly but the more the merrier. Any time between 9.00am and noon.


The Ecclesiastical Parish of St Mary and St Paul, Hemel Hempstead, Reg. Charity 1130644