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Christmas Choir Our Carol service is on 18th December this year. If you would like to be part of the fun, please contact Donna on 8763 4222 or The next practice is this Tuesday evening (22nd November) at St Patrick’s Church from 8 pm If you can’t make it, you can still join in: just come along to the next practice on 28th November, also 8pm at St Patrick’s church

Gideon Cell on Saturday 10th December 2011 from 7:30pm to 11pm at Cricket4Change, Plough Lane, Beddington

It’ is a great opportunity to invite a friend to join you for a relaxing and fun time, enjoying conversation, a drink or two and playing various card and board games. Talk to the cell members for full details and ask them for an invitation for you and a mate Tickets are only £3

Church Office

Morning Worship ‘Committed to Jesus’ Mark 14: 3-9 ~~~~~~~~

The Gideon Cell is hosting a ‘cards and chips’ evening

Minister: Revd. Will Cookson (day off Saturday) Curate: Revd. Donna Lazenby (day off Friday)

20th November hosted by the Gideon Cell

020 8404 6064 020 8763 4222 020 8647 3410

27th November Holy Communion Mark 14: 26-31, 66-72 Broken to Serve

Welcome to our Service, particularly if you are with us for the first time today. Please do join us for tea and coffee after the service. There is a welcome desk in the foyer with more information about the church’s activities

Will & Angie are leading a group to the New Wine conference next year from the 21st - 27th July. New Wine is a wonderful opportunity to grow your faith through great worship and teaching, as well as time to build community together. If you’re interested, please do talk to Angie or Will about it. For cheapest prices, your booking needs to be made by the 30th November. Brochures can be downloaded at

DIARY November 21st @ 8.00 pm PCC meeting November 22nd @ 1.30 pm Chatterbox at the Springfield Centre November 22nd @ 8.00 pm Christmas Choir Practice St Patrick’s Church November 24th @ 7.00 pm Alpha Course meets at Caffè Nero November 28th @ 8.00 pm Christmas Choir Practice St Patrick’s Church November 30th @ 8.00 pm Churches together prayers Queen’s Road Baptist December 10th @ 7.30 pm Cards and Chips Gideon Cell December 18th @ 10.30 am Nativity Services December 18th @ 6.30 pm Carol Service December 24th @ 4.00 pm Christingle Service

Pray for our church family

Please pray for:  Trish King in Guatemala, for Charmari, her colleague who is unwell, and for Trish herself as she looks after the children  The Springfield PCC meeting next Monday evening, for clarity of vision and productive discussion

Thank you Everyone who was involved in the Cedar Cell Murder Mystery evening- both those who put it all together, and those who went along with their friends to a fantastic fun and food filled evening.

SPRINGFIELD CHURCH IS PART OF She will pass on any pastoral matters as appropriate

If you are interested in going, probably in February next year, then do talk to Will if you haven’t done so already This is a great opportunity to get involved in a transformational project

PCC Meeting

Staff Away Days

The next PCC meeting is this Monday evening at the Springfield Centre at 8 pm.

Last week, all the staff went away for three days; looking at the different areas of the church and where we can see what changes we need to look at and what we need to focus on as a staff team.

The office will be open as usual next week: Mon, Tue (staff), Thurs 9-1 Wed & Fri 9-3

Jean Silvester 8647 5100

We are planning a trip to the key charity that we support in Kenya, RUSH, next year.

Through your efforts, £1,240 was raised for RUSH Thank you all again.

Springfield Office

For prayer chain requests, please contact :


Bake Sale Grace Nicholls and her friends at Roadrunners will be holding a bake sale after the service today to raise money for the BBC’s ‘Children in Need’ appeal. Do visit and buy something tasty to go with your coffee

Do have a look at Will’s blog which has posts on what went on, complete with pictures of the serious (and not so serious) activities. Visit

or click on the link from the front page of the church website

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