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Church Notices

Download Latest Church Notices (15 April 2018)
Church Services For Next Seven Days
Church Messages
Dates for your Diary

Snowy Church (March 2018)

Church Services For Next Seven Days

Below are the coming week’s Church Services, within the RNWK Church Group. If you wish to see details of Church Services over the next few weeks, Click Here



Date Day/Week Service Details
15 April
Easter 3
08.00am – Morning Prayer Service – St. Peter’s and St. Paul’s, Ash
09.00am – Holy Communion Service – St. Peter’s, Ridley
10.30am – Parish Eucharist – St. Mary Magdalene, Longfield

22 April
St. George’s
08.00am – Holy Communion Service – St. Mary Magdalene, Longfield
09.00am – Morning Service – St. Peter’s, Ridley
10.30am – All Age Worship Service – St. Mary Magdalene, Longfield

06.30pm -Evening Prayer Service – St. Peter’s, Ridley

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Church Messages

Open Church

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Dates For Your Diary

10 April – Bible Study Group
17 April – Group Women’s Fellowship
18 April – RNWK Midweek Services
21 April – Bishopscourt
21 April – Messy Church
04 May – Yarn and Yap
10 May – Ascension Day
19 May – Coffee Morning
26 and 27 May – Big Church Day Out
29 May – Invite – Cathy Knight Scott – St. John’s, Sidcup and All Saint’s, Foots Cray
02 June – Quiet Day

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Church Messages

This is to appeal for help as Church Stewards for our Spring/Summer church open mornings on Wednesdays each week. This happens from April to September (inclusive). It is only for 2 hours – between 10.00am and 12.00 noon and any help would be welcome to lighten the load on our existing small team of volunteers. Please contact Gill Horner on (01474) 705538 to find out more or to volunteer.
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Dates For Your Diary

Date for Your Diary – Monday 16 April
This will be a new series of meetings starting this coming Monday evening, at 8pm, in the Jubilee Hall – and then every fortnight.  New members always very welcome! Anne and Lawrie
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Date for Your Diary – Tuesday 17 April
We will be meeting at 7.30pm in the Parish Room at the Fawkham and Hartley Church Centre come and hear about the recent pilgrimage to the Holy Land, so do come along and join us and bring a friend, you will be very welcome and it is a very friendly group.
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Date for Your Diary – Wednesday 18 April
10.00am, Morning Worship at All Saints’ Church, Hartley. These services are open to everybody within the RNWK Group and are held most Wednesdays alternating between Eucharist and Lay led Morning Prayer. Some weeks the services will be held at different churches within the group. The details for these services will be given on the notices each week.
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Date for Your Diary – Saturday 21 April
Bishopscourt is holding a ‘NGS pop-up’ Open Garden for tulips on Saturday 21st April from 11.00am to 2.00pm. Entry £4.00. Refreshments available. 24 St. Margaret’s Street, Rochester, ME1 1TS Any queries please contact Bridget Langstaff bridget.langstaff@btinternet.com
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Date for Your Diary – Saturday 21 April
Our next Messy Church is on Saturday 21 April from 4.00pm to 6.00pm, at Fawkham and Hartley Church Centre — please come and join us. There is also an RNWK Facebook Group
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Date for Your Diary – Friday 04 May
Jubilee Hall, St. Mary Magdalene, Longfield – come and help. Monthly Cluster Woolly Meetings in aid of Blankets for the Homeless. 12.30pm to 2.30pm.  Light lunch and drinks/cakes provided. Just turn up and have a yarn or a yap.
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Date for Your Diary – Thursday 10 May
There will be a Deanery Ascension Day service at 8.00pm, at St John’s Church, Meopham. All  are welcome to attend.
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Date for Your Diary – Saturday 19 May
The next coffee morning will be on Saturday 19 May starting at 10.00am until 11.30am. All are welcome to attend.
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Dates for Your Diary – Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 May
A group of us will be attending the weekend at Wiston House, West Sussex. There will be lots of live music and fellowship! Plus, an opportunity to camp or book a local hotel! Please speak to Revd. Jim Fletcher if you are interested, or have a look at Big Church Day Out for more information.
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Date for Your Diary – Tuesday 29 May
Churchwardens cordially invite you to the Commissioning, by the Rt. Revd. James Langstaff, Lord Bishop of Rochester, and the Induction by the Ven. Paul Wright, Archdeacon of Bromley and Bexley, of The Revd. Cathy Knight-Scott as Priest in Charge (Vicar Designate) St. John’s Sidcup & All Saints’ Foots Cray to be held at St. John’s Sidcup at 7.30pm on Tuesday, 29 May 2018. (The service will be followed by refreshments in the Church.)
Please let Marion Strachan in the Fawkham and Hartley Parish Office know before 20 May if you would like to attend. Tel. (01474) 704972

Date for Your Diary – Saturday 2nd June

St. Benedict’s Centre, West Malling. An invite to a Pray-ers quiet day led by Canon Jean Kerr on ‘Looking on the other side’ 9.30am for 10.00am – 3.00pm. Please contact Marion Strachan for further details on 01474 705538
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