Archive for the ‘General Notices’ Category

Lantern Walk – Sat 26th Oct

Bring and Buy Sale – Sun 17th Nov

Bring and Buy Sale –Sunday 17th November at SJCC

After both the 9.30 and 11.00 services we are holding a “Bring and Buy Sale” of books, gifts, nick-knacks, jewellery, toys, new toiletries, craft items etc.(ideal for Christmas presents).

We would very much welcome your contributions,please bring them to SJCC any time before 17th November, there is a box in the CC near the coffee bar.

Tickets for our “Christmas Hamper” will also be on sale.

Please come and support if you can, we look forward to seeing you.

Light Party – Tue 5th Nov

Light Party – [email protected] Tues 5th November at St Eligius

Come along to our new afterschool group. We will be having games, crafts and a couple of staff from the library are coming along to join in with the fun.

Finishes with a light dinner so no need to feed the children afterwards! More details to follow soon!

Farewell to Karen

After over ten years in the office Karen Remmington is leaving as our senior Parish Administrator to pursue a career as an acupuncturist.

She has done an amazing job and whilst we’re really sorry to see her leave we wish her all the best in her new career.

Please use the usual brown envelopes so that we can thank her in an appropriate way.

Canon Julie

Lunchtime concert – Thu 7th Nov

Lunch Time Concert at St Eligius
Thursday 7th November at 12.30 with organist Christopher Dew.

Annual All Souls’ Service – Sun 27th Oct

Annual All Souls’ Service – Sunday 27th October 6pm at St James’

We will light candles and remember before God our loved ones who have died. If you would like the name of your loved one to be read out during the service, please write their name on sign-up sheets at worship centres by Sunday 21st October 2019 please, or alternatively please email: [email protected]

After the All Souls Service we will be serving coffee and would therefore welcome your donations of cakes. Please bring them along either on the day, or leave them in SJCC on Friday 25th many thanks.

Alpha Course – Tuesdays at 7.30pm

Is there more to life than this?

Come along to a relaxed wine and cheese evening at the Studio Arborfield Green and find out a little about the Alpha course. Or maybe you could bring a friend who may be curious about faith?

If you can’t commit to the course could you help serve and clear up on any of the Tuesday evenings 7.30-8.30? If so please do get in touch with Tonia [email protected]. To sign up for the course see

BINGO and Afternoon Tea – Sat 19th Oct

BINGO and Afternoon Tea – Saturday 19th October 3.30pm to 6pm in St James Church Centre

Back by popular demand and we are delighted to say we have secured once again, the wonderful Mr Tim De-Meyer as our caller. Certainly not an afternoon to be missed. Fun for all the family, both young and not so young, everyone welcome.

Tickets are £5 adults and £3 children which includes several games of bingo and afternoon tea, so no need to feed the children when you get home.

Tickets available after most Sunday services, or call the parish office on 0118 973 0133. We look forward to seeing you.

Harvest Thanks

Many thanks for all your generous Harvest gifts which will benefit Cirdic’s work with their guests greatly.

Pilgrim Course (Church and Kingdom)

In the final title of the Grow stage of the Pilgrim Course we look at what it means to live as a child of the Kingdom of God.

The course is on Tuesdays from 8-9.30pm at SMSJ Parish Centre and runs for six weeks.

The course will also be running at SJCC on Monday afternoon (2-3pm) beginning on Monday 7th October. For more details contact Revd. Julian [email protected]