THIS WEEK
17th - 24th  December 2017

Sunday 17th December – Third Sunday of Advent
10.00am
Sung Eucharist to include the Seekers presentation of the
Nativity
Celebrant and Preacher Fr Will
6.30pm
Carols by Candlelight followed by mulled wine and
mince pies in the Church hall.

Monday 18th December
2.00pm
Plympton team ministry – Community Carol Service,
St Mary's Church followed by tea and mince pie.

Tuesday 19th December
8.30am
Morning Prayer                                     Fr Will
7.00pm
Holy Communion. Readings Judges 13:2-7, 24-end
Response “Deliver me, O Lord and set me free”;
Luke 1:5-25                                 Fr Will

Wednesday 20th December
9.30am
Holy Communion. Readings Isaiah 7:10-14;
Response “The Lord of hosts is the king of glory”;
Luke 1:26-38                                 Fr Will

Thursday 21st December
8.30am
Morning Prayer                                    Fr Robert

Friday 22nd  December
10.00am
Choir Practice. New members welcome. Please speak to
Barbara

Saturday 23rd December
9.30am
Christingle making in the hall. Come along and have
some Christmas fun with the Seekers as they make the
Christingles.

Sunday 24th December – Christmas Eve
10.00am
Sung Eucharist              Celebrant Fr Will
4.00pm
Christingle with the Seekers
11.30pm
Midnight Mass             Fr Will





 

 COMMUNITY CAROL SERVICE
Monday 18th December, 2.00pm-2.30pm, St Mary's Church.  A short friendly service to celebrate the spirit of Christmas.  Tea and mince pie afterwards. All welcome. Retiring collection for the Elder Tree.

CHRISTINGLE MAKING
 this year will be on Saturday 23rd December at 9.30am in the Church Hall.  Come along and have some Christmas fun with the Seekers as they make the Christingles.

CHRISTMAS WREATHS
Chris will be making natural Christmas wreaths - price £8. If you would like to have one please speak to Chris

FR ROGER'S RETIREMENT LUNCH
Saturday 6th January, 2018 (Epiphany) preceded by a Sung Eucharist. We hope that you can attend to meet Fr Roger and wish him well.  There is a form at the back of Church for you to sign if you are able to come and also indicate if you can  provide an item of food for the buffet.

.LIGHTING PROJECT FUNDRAISING
 the running total so far is £8270.78

PAST TIMES
are in need of wool for making baby clothes for the neo-natal unit. Please bring any donations to church

WALSINGHAM PILGRIMAGE
7-11th May 2018

Booking forms are available in church.

PLEASE NOTE:  There will not be a Christmas Card table at the back of Church this year.The Corporate Christmas card will be on display as usual with the supported charity being The Salvation Army Christmas Appeal.

ADVANCE NOTICE
PLYMPTON REMEMBERED
John Boulden will be showing his fascinating slides ofOld Plympton, in the Church Hall on Friday 19th January at 7.00pm.  Tickets £5, to include light refreshments, from either of the Wardens or Sue Hawes (345054). Tickets are limited due to the space in the hall so get yours now!!!


 






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Messy church

10am - 12noon
St Mary's Church Hall

Saturday 20th January 2018

Saturday 17th February

Saturday 17th March

Saturday 21st April


CHRISTMAS CALENDAR

Tuesday 19th
9.30am
Longcause School
Carol Service

Christmas Eve
10.00 Holy Eucharist
4.00pm Christingle
11.30pm Midnight Mass  

Christmas Morning
10.00am Eucharist

Tuesday 26th December
(St Stephens Day)
11.00am service at St Mary's

Wednesday 27th December
9.30am service at St Mary's

Thursday 28th December
8.30am Morning Prayer at St Maurice

Friday 29th December
(St Thomas Becket)
9.30am at St Maurice

FANTASTIC CHRISTMAS BAZAAR RAISED OVER £1500

Festive Outreach with a
LIVE NATIVITY
at The Brook Inn