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Longfield Church Notices

Download Latest Church Notices – 16 September 2018
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
23 September 2018
Harvest
Festival
08.00am Holy Communion (BCP)
10.30am – Morning Worship
Wednesday
26 September 2018
10:30 Coffee and Communion
Sunday
30 September 2018
Trinity
18
10.30am – Morning Worship
Sunday
07 October 2018
Trinity
19
10.30am – Parish Eucharist
Sunday
14 October 2018
Trinity
20
08:00 Mattins (BCP)
10.30am – Morning Worship
Sunday
21 October 2018
Trinity
21
10.30am – Parish Eucharist
Wednesday
24 October 2018
10:30 Coffee and Communion
Sunday
28 October 2018
Last After
Trinity
08:00 Holy Communion (BCP)
10.30am – Morning Worship

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Longfield Church Messages

Revd. John Challice
Archdeacon of Rochester
Talking The Good News
Pastoral Care Team

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Dates For Your Diary

21 September – Inter Church RNWK Group Quiz
22 September – Prayer Festival at Rochester Cathedral
22 September – Harvest Supper
25 September – Women’s Group Fellowship
26 September – Coffee and Communion
29 September – Molly Cant Memorial Service
04 October – RNWK Group Charity Golf Competition

05 October – Yarn and Yap
06 October – Chorus of Praise

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REVD. JOHN CHALLICE
The Revd. John Challice has been moved into Russell Court Nursing home in Hartley/Longfield. Both he and the home would be delighted for him to receive visitors. They would encourage folk to ring Russell Court in advance to ensure that they avoid mealtimes 01474 708151. John would particularly enjoy seeing people who are able to share memories with him. Please do continue to hold John and his family in your prayers at this time.
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ARCHDEACON OF ROCHESTER
The new Archdeacon of Rochester was announced this week as the Revd. Andrew Wooding Jones. For more details about Andrew please see the church noticeboards on Sunday, or go to the Diocesan website. Please hold Andrew and his wife Margaret in your prayers as they begin their preparations for Andrew to take on this important role.
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TALKING….THE GOOD NEWS
Thank you to everyone who has expressed interest in this.  We are hoping to run this sometime later in the Autumn, dates will be announced once we hear back from Diocesan Office.
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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

INTER CHURCH RNWK GROUP QUIZ
Date for Your Diary – Friday 21 September
There will be a quiz open to all the churches in the group at New Ash Green Village Hall, doors open at 7.00pm for 7.30pm start. Each church is encouraged to enter at least one team of between 6-8 people. £5.00 per person and bring your own nibbles, drinks hot or cold are provided. To book, please contact Joe Whittaker on 01474-874045 of the Friends of Ash Church.
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PRAYER FESTIVAL AT ROCHESTER CATHEDRAL
Date for Your Diary – Saturday 22 September
From 10.00am to 2.30pm – A donation of £6 per person is requested to cover costs.  For more details visit their website
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HARVEST SUPPER
Date for Your Diary – Saturday 22 September
There will be a harvest supper at St. Mary Magdalene Church, starting at 7.00pm, tickets are £10.00 per person and volunteers are sought to give their turn in the entertainment section. Please step up and give your rendition of ‘I Did It My Way’ make Old Blue Eyes proud!!
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WOMEN’S GROUP FELLOWSHIP
Date for Your Diary – Tuesday 25 September
The next meeting will be in the Parish Room at Fawkham and Hartley Church Centre.
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COFFEE AND COMMUNION
Date for Your Diary – Wednesday 26 September
The next Coffee and Communion service will be on 26 September, at St. Magdalene Church, Longfield, starting at 10.00am

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MOLLY CANT MEMORIAL SERVICE
Date for Your Diary – Thursday 26 September
There will be a memorial service for Molly Cant especially for those people who were unable to attend her funeral earlier this year due to the bad weather. The service will at St. Mary Magdalene Church, Longfield starting at 12.30pm.
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RNWK GROUP CHARITY GOLF COMPETITION
Dates For Your Diary – 23 September (Entry Forms) – 04 October (Competition)
Gentleman’s Cup & Ladies’ Plate) will be held on Thursday 4th October 2018. The day’s programme is:- Coffee and a bacon roll on arrival followed by T-off from 11am. Competition followed by a presentation Dinner (2 courses), coffee, prize-giving & raffle. Golfers £47.50 (Redlibetts members £24.50) Dinner guests £17.50 Nominated charity: WaterAid
(www.wateraid.org).  For further details or to enter the competition please contact:- Brian Bowes (01474 704986 or bwbowes@btinternet.com). The closing date for entries is Sunday 23rd September 2018
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YARN AND YAP
Date for Your Diary – Friday 05 October
Jubilee Hall, St. Mary Magdalene, Longfield – come and help. Monthly Cluster Woolly Meetings in aid of Blankets for the Homeless. 12.30pm – 2.30pm, (no meeting in August). Light lunch and drinks/cakes provided. Just turn up and have a yarn or a yap.
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CHORUS OF PRAISE
Date For Your Diary
At 4.00pm, at St. Peter & St. Paul, Ash, the choirs of Longfield, Fawkham & Hartley, Ash and St Francis De Sales will be performing at the biennial Chorus of Praise.  Entry is free with a retiring collection for the work of Teso Education Support Services (TESS), Uganda.  Please come along and support this enjoyable afternoon of music. For more details please speak to Jane Noakes
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* – at St. John The Baptist Church, Meopham

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