St Hilda’s This Week

The church is open to visit and  for quiet reflection

Fr Stuart Bates holding one of the slipped slates

Fr Stuart Bates holding one of the slipped slates

on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 10.30 -6pm;   Saturdays  11 – 5pm; Sunday 9-12.30 pm;  and  Wednesday 3- 6pm: Once the Warm roof  and Resotration is acheived  we hope to have  funds to staff the office have even more open hours.

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Warm Roof and Restoration  Capital appeal begins
The scaffolding goes up in June  and  we are  mounting a captial appeal fGivenet-SUPPORT-button-LARGE-redor the shortfall of  £98,000 – we hope to gain a major grant from a donor and raise a target of 25k  locally  ammount locally.
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Brockley Max events at St Hildas  much appreciated
Our fun ‘Hairbrush choir’ sang ABBA  at  4.45 pm on saturday 28th – thank you Mr Tait for  leading the workshop.
Poems, readings and song on the Theme ‘Asylum’ were recieved most beautifully by 20 people – allowing  the  reality  of so many  over the centruies  to be present and to  our hearts with the need of those displaced from Syria and Iraq  – thank you to Cherry, Alex and all contributors.
The ‘Three Cajun Pigs’ delighted  120 children  on tuesday the usual story of straw sticks and bricks – but with and Aligator testing out the Littel pigs Houses with his tail – it gets a light cooking in the hearth pot before they have mercy and let the villain go.
Ryoko Piano in concert – with Anisa – viola  – a memorable and elegant 90mins fromm 5pm- 6.30pm, with  22  present enjoying  a  quality  performance of Rameau, Ravel and Chopin piano solos and a viola sonata composed by Rebecca Clarke.  Thank you Ryoko and Anisa, to St Hilda’s concert team, and to our kind audience for generous donations to expenses

Lent jars 2016 raised  £1,129.65  We  achieved our target £583 to buy the marula nutcracker to improve the economy  for Thabas village – with that boost to safe pruduction  children will afford go to school;  We have as amuch again to send to  help street children in Brazil – update to come on which charity we support.

 St Hilda’s Pudding evening  – is now postponed until June – date to follow

Mission Action Plan 2016 display

The three strands of  our draft  display is up—please take a look – it reads from the bottom  sheets upwards to the top sheets.

Crofton Park Branded items

Crofton Park’s logo of feature buildings —St Hilda’s is in the centre— is on shopping bags printed in teal or red (£5 each). For each Sale £1 goes to our Warm Roof Fund and the remainder to a community  activities fund.

St Hilda’s is the Church of England Parish Church of Crofton Park
We are a welcoming and diverse congregation,  enjoying all kinds of people.

Fr Bates with slate slipped from the roof

Fr Bates with slate slipped from the roof

We offer a rich experience of worship and teaching  in the Church of England’s Catholic (High Church) Tradition, and  enjoy playing our part in our area. Our building is feature Grade 2 Arts and Crafts Structure now 108 years old.

To call people to the fullness of Christ’
by committing ourselves:
to Worship with awe and love
to Serve with generosity and humility
to Grow by making new disciples

Service Times
Sunday

8.30 am      Said  Mass  ( Holy Communion)
10.10 am    Solemn Mass  (Sung Eucharist with Incense) with  Junior Church in term times

Thursday   8pm -9pm  Mass,  with discussion, bible study, or spiritual programme

Principal Holy Days  – generally 8pm. Enquire at office or by email  to ascertain church.admin@sainthildas.org
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