MINI-SERIES OLD AND NEW
This Wednesday sees the final session in our five week series on St Benedict on Wednesday evenings. Many thanks to all who attended so faithfully, who helped with our offering of hospitality and who contributed in the lively and edifying discussions. Father Andrew is going to use this mini-series format as a basis for a programme of five four-to-five week mini-series to run on Wednesday evenings on and off, between September 2013 and May 2014. Thus, Wednesdays evenings will continue to provide us all with the golden opportunity for transformative discipleship through Word and Sacrament, fellowship and study. Watch out for more details over the summer. Wednesday evenings will be just one part of a new, comprehensive and methodical approach to Christian formation for adults here at St Paul's.
Fr Andrew Sloane.
THIS WEEK: SEEKING GOD
Our Wednesday evening series exploring the spirituality of St Benedict continues on 10th and 17th July 2013 at 6.45pm.
This week, on our last get-together before the summer break, we focus on what we can take from the Rule of St. Benedict in application to our own spiritual journeys corporately and personally. All welcome.
FORUM ON MISSION
In our desire as a parish to reach out beyond ourselves, we are all invited to a special FORUM ON MISSSION which will be held on Wednesday, July 24 following the 6.45pm Mass. This will be an opportunity for us to have an initial conversation together as we seek to discern the opportunities that could lie before us in God’s call to us here to engagement in mission both at home and abroad. In preparation, please do email any suggestions for projects that you think we should consider. We shall be looking for projects not only that we can support financially, but also with which we can build and sustain meaningful and prayerful relationships. We will also look at opportunities for us to join in partnerships for outreach with other organizations. We shall be looking to the strengths and passions of our own congregation and matching those with needs around us and overseas. If you have any ideas, please do email them in advance to Fr. Andrew Sloane at AndrewSloane@spkb.org. or mail them to his attention at the parish office.
Fr. Alan and Fr. Andrew are very happy to hear from anyone about this as we lay the ground work for substantial outreach and mission, and they hope that you will be part of our conversation on July 24th.
PARISH GARDEN PARTY – NOTE THE DATE NOW!!
On Thursday 12th September we will hold our annual Garden Party in the Vicarage Garden, from 6.30pm till 9.30pm. The Garden Party is a great occasion on which to welcome in neighbours and guests from the parish and further afield – and we hope that you will use it as a chance to expend hospitality to any who might enjoy an encounter with the life of St Paul’s Knightsbridge.
Drinks, music, food and some stalls – and all in the best company! Please note the date now!
VISITORS & NEWCOMERS TO ST PAUL’S
If you are visiting us this Sunday morning, welcome! If you are here from another church, please let us know. All who are in good standing with their own churches of whatever tradition and who are regular communicants are welcome to receive the sacrament at the altar today. Afterwards, we hope you will join us for refreshments – and if you will, pause to fill in a Visitor’s Card: we will be glad to add you to our mailing list and to make contact if that is what you’d like.
And if you simply wish to visit and slip away, that is fine too!