St Hilda’s This Week

Croftfest 2017
We had great aftrnoon on the 30th spetember  with many lcoal peopel invovled. fundsrasied by St Hildas  totalled  £1064.  £364 will be given to Linking Lives Project  in Crofton Park.   No returns for the Balloon race yet-  but  there’s still a week to go.

Our thanks to Tony Rich the Crofton Park ward community officer  for efforts over and above,  and  to his band and the  excellent bands  and singers who made it a very sepcial event; and  to Sebastian Roche for enabling a large bouncy Castle Fun Run and  the ballon race  at low cost; and to  to  tippee-toes  for the donation of a  bouncy castle for the  infants;  and finally to everyone who came with a  spirit of fun  to  join in the afternoon.

Confirmation at Southwark Cathedral November 25th
We have confirmand begin prepared  for  the Cathedral confirmation in November, and we are also starting a new group ready for next year.

Alpha at  St Hilda’s
We intend to run  run our own Alpha course  in the near future.  Are you thinking of renewing your connection to your faith? –  do make contact to see what opportunities we have planned to support you 

St Hilda’s young member  elected Depty Young mayor of Lewisham
We are proud of one of our younger members who polled the most  first place votes inteh recent  election for young mayor. with eh seond place votes taken into consideration he has cheived the post of deputy young mayor for this year.

9 metre ‘Mobile’ art work:  a pillar of flames over the font
Pentecost mission flames painted by  members over the weeks since Whitsunday have been assembled into a  very attractive  9 meter high mobile. Each flame represents in colour  each person’s commitment to offer their gifts to St Hilda’s to  enable new Christians to be made and  new members  to find a home and an purpose in our congregation

Warm Roof Fund  Local Appeal
Exceeds  25k Target by £3753
T
he Lewisham 3 Peaks Challenge walkers and their sponsors brought in £1733. Jays Budgen’s fundraising  though the plastic bag charge has added a further  £2001 . The final total of the local appeal  is £28753.65

A big  thank you  to our local donors and to our major grant funders for fiancnce support and encouragement.

Photo right : Our Vicar Father Stuart  with Laura Barnham  who organised the event.


The church is open to visit and  for * quiet reflection  – on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 10.30 -6pm;   Saturdays  11 – 5pm; Sundays 9-12.30 pm;  and  Wednesdays 3- 6pm: Once the warm roof  and restoration is achieved,  we hope to have  funds to staff the office have even more open hours.

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 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.

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

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