WELCOME to All Saints Church, Woodham
We are a liturgically-rich church and we place a significant emphasis on the word, the sacraments, liturgy, ceremony and vestments. We aim to be inclusive to all and love one another. We are a member of the Church of England, in the Diocese of Guildford.
THIS WEEK ADVENT TWO (Year B) 10th December 2023
Sunday 10am Sung Mass
Tuesday 10:30am Mass with Taize
Saturday 9am Decorating the church for Christmas
Saturday 9am to Lulu’s Christmas café in
1pm the Parish Room
Receiving Communion or Blessing
If you are in good standing with your own church, you are very welcome to receive with us. If you wish to have a blessing, please come forward and keep your head bowed and the priest will give you a blessing. We encourage all in church to come for communion or a blessing.
We have gluten free wafers on request, and we use the Common Cup. You may receive by intinction if you wish to.
Personal Prayer & Healing
People are available to pray with you in the Lady Chapel following the service, if you wish, please let a sidesperson know.
Those who require ongoing prayer:
Alison, Angela, Winnie, Ben, Ivor, Lorna, Gordon, Fr Iain, Eileen, Ed, Bernard, Helen & Hannah
Repose of the soul:
Helen Oriel Gilson
Years’ Mind at this time:
Derek Thomas Harris
Daniel Luke Williams
Fr Andrew Henry Woodhouse (Priest)
Jean Elena Rignell
Kathleen Gertrude Rodbard
Frederick Charles Howard Bailey
For the people of the Ukraine, Israel & Gaza
DECORATING THE CHURCH FOR CHRISTMAS
We would encourage as many people as possible to come along and help with this NEXT Saturday 16th December from 9am. Please let the office know if you are able to help. Cake and coffee will be provided!
OFFICE TIMES AND CONTACT DETAILS
Parish Office hours this week: Mon, Weds & Thurs 09:30 to 12:30
Office Tel: 01483 727835
Fr Roland: 07956 028128
DATES FOR THE DIARY & INFORMATION
CHURCHES TOGETHER DURING ADVENT
This Tuesday 12th December at 8pm – The Rosary at St Mary’s, Byfleet (Fr Roland)
Tuesday 19th December at 8pm – The Examen at St John’s, West Byfleet (Rev Keith Elford)
CHRISTMAS COMMUNITY FESTIVAL
“A CHRISTMAS CAROL ON A WREATH”
St John’s, West Byfleet are again hosting their annual community festival and our lovely flower ladies have entered a festive wreath! The festival is running from Sat 9th to Tues 12th December from 2:30pm to 7:30pm. Poster is on display in the Narthex.
NINE LESSONS & CAROLS BY CANDELIGHT
4pm NEXT Sunday 17th December, with refreshments after the service.
Everyone is very welcome.
LOVEDAY SINGERS CHRISTMAS CONCERT
The annual and ever popular Loveday Singers’ Concert is on Tuesday 19th December at 7:30pm. There will be carols old and new, along with musical theatre and jazz numbers. Mulled wine and soft drinks will be served in the interval.
Tickets are £10 on the door (children are free).
CHILDREN’S CRIB SERVICE
There is an interactive crib service at 3pm on Sunday 24th December lead by Fr Roland and Carole. Please do come along with your children, grandchildren and any friends or families that might enjoy this.
10am Sung Mass (Advent 4):
3pm Crib Service for families with young children.
11pm First Mass of Christmas with carols.
10 am Sung Mass
FUTURE SERVICES & DATES
Please make note of the following in your diaries:
NOTE: NO MASS on Tuesday 26th December.
Sunday 7th January 10am Sung Mass for Epiphany
4pm Evensong for Epiphany
Saturday 3rd February at 7pm – Parish Quiz Night with supper. Get your teams organised. More details to follow.
Wednesday 14th February – Ash Wednesday (Lent begins)
10am - Mass with Taize (moved from Tuesday 13th Feb)
7:30pm – Mass with ashing
Rev Canon Bev Hunt
Dave Evans Churchwarden