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Congratulations to Alan Strachan on his Licensing as a Lay Minister.

  The Service took place at Rochester Cathedral on 18 May 2019

  

Longfield Church Notices 

Download Latest Church Notices – 16 June 2019
Church Services at Longfield Church
Longfield Church Messages
Dates for Your Diary

Church Services At Longfield Church

Below are the coming week’s Church Services. If you wish to see details of Church Services for the Rural North-West Group, Click Here

 

Date Day/Week Service Details
Sunday
16 June
2019
Trinity Sunday 10.30am Parish Eucharist 
Sunday
23 June

2019
1st after Trinity 8.00am Mattins
10.30am All Age Worship
Wednesday
26 June
2019
Coffee and
Communion
10.00am Coffee and Communion 

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Longfield Church Messages

Mary Magdalene Church Choir
Message from Jim, Sarah, Joel and Hannah

Bible, Brew and Biscuits
Open Church
Pastoral Care Team

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Dates For Your Diary

2019

17 June – Bible Study Group
22 June – Coffee Morning
22 June – Tess Summer Sale
24 and 25 June – Tess Coffee Mornings
26 June – Coffee and Communion
05 July – Yarn and Yap
13 July – Group Mens Fellaship Brunch
24 July – Environment Group Service – Caring for God’s Creation

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MARY MAGDALENE CHURCH CHOIR
Every Thursday from 7.30pm to 8.30pm is choir practice in the church. A special welcome is guaranteed to anyone who might be curious about joining us for an hour this Thursday evening or any Thursday evening to find out what it’s like to sing with the choir. Why not give it a try?!

MESSAGE FROM JIM, SARAH, JOEL AND HANNAH
Thank you so much to everyone who supported us at the collation on Monday evening, it was a service we will always cherish and made very special by seeing so many RNWK folk there. Thank you! As Bishop Simon mentioned, we and St George’s are very much praying for you all in the early stages of the Parish vacancy at Fawkham and Hartley. Do keep in touch. My new e-mail is jim@stgeorgesgravesend.org I have left other contact details with Marion. God bless.
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BIBLE, BREW AND BISCUITS
There will be a relaxed and informal get together at Ruby Wheal’s house at 3 Hartley Road, Longfield to have a brew of your choice with some biscuits in the warm glow of the Bible. If you would like a light hearted chat through some of the familiar Bible passages, then please do come along. For further information and the date of the next meeting, please speak to Ruby or Steph.
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OPEN CHURCH WEDNESDAYS FROM APRIL TO SEPTEMBER – MORNINGS 10.00am -12.00noon
Thank you to everyone who has agreed to help open our church to visitors for just 2 hours each Wednesday morning during the spring and summer months.  Stewards operate in pairs and the time passes quickly. Although we have already had to put a rota in place we would be very grateful for more volunteers as it would lessen the load on those who have already agreed to help. If you would like more information please speak to Gill Horner. The stewards for Wednesday 19 June will be Marion Stubbs and Stephanie Perfitt.
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PASTORAL CARE TEAM
If anyone would like to be a part of this ministry through prayer or visiting could they let either Steph, Wendy or Val know and speak to us for more information.
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Dates For Your Diary

BIBLE STUDY GROUP
Date for Your Diary – Monday 17 June

The next session resumes at 8.00pm, in the Jubilee Hall, all are welcome to attend.
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COFFEE MORNING
Date for Your Diary – Saturday 22 June
This will be in the Jubilee Hall starting at 10.30am until 12.00noon. All are welcome.  There will also be a churchyard working party that day so please do come and assist Paul T and others helping to keep our church grounds looking nice.
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TESS SUMMER SALE
Date for Your Diary – Saturday 22 June, Monday 24 June and Tuesday 25 June
The annual Tess summer sale will take place on Saturday 22 June from 9.30am to 5.30pm at Anne Philpott’s house at 5 Spring Vale Close (off Egerton Avenue) Hextable, BR8 7LR. There will also be coffee mornings on Monday 24 June and Tuesday 25 June from 9.30am to 12.30pm. All funds raised go in aid of the Teso Educational Support Services for sponsorship in Teso, Uganda. All are welcome to attend this event at Anne’s house for a truly wonderful cause.
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COFFEE AND COMMUNION
Date for Your Diary – Wednesday 26 June
This will be starting at 10.00am in St. Mary Magdalene Church, Longfield
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YARN AND YAP
Date for Your Diary – Friday 05 July
The meeting will be from 12.30pm until 2.00pm in the Jubilee Hall. Light lunch and drinks/cakes are all provided. Donations of wool or a contribution towards its purchase is very much appreciated.
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GROUP MENS FELLASHIP BRUNCH
Date for Your Diary – Saturday 13 July
This first of our brunches will take place in the Jubilee Hall Longfield starting at 10.30am until 12.30pm. All you men of the group come with a friend or neighbour and join us for tea, coffee, bacon butties, good manly social chat and a talk by the Revd. Chris Stone, on his time before the priesthood, working at the BBC. A splendid time is guaranteed for all. Please contact Alan Strachan for further details.
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ENVIRONMENTAL GROUP SERVICE – CARING FOR GODS CREATION
Date for Your Diary – Wednesday 24
July
There will be a special service on at St. Peter’s Church Ridley on Caring for God’s creation, starting at 7.30pm. As Christians we should have a particular care of our environment, how can we help in protecting the very earth that God gave his son Jesus Christ who in turn asked us to care and protect it for him and humanity? This is a special outdoor service (weather permitting – if not inside the church) where we can take in the beauty of nature and praise God for it at the same time. Please do come along and bring a friend or family member.
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