Christingle Preparation …

christingleFriday 23 December, 10:00 a.m. – 12 noon, St Mary’s West Room.

Time for Christingle Sticks. Please see if you can spare half-an-hour to prepare the ‘fruits of the earth’ ready for our Christingles.

Volunteers requested: 9 to 99 years!

… and Assembly

Saturday 24 December, 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m., St Mary’s West Room

Sticks + Oranges + Sweets = Christingles.

Volunteers requested: 9 to 99 years!

Confirmation & Curry

Sunday 11 December 2016, 10:00 a.m., St Mary's Church

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Today, Bishop David is confirming a number of Moseley folk, and we have invited our friends from KSIMC Clifton Road Mosque to come and observe this rite of passage. For those who have booked in advance, there will be a curry at 12:30 p.m. provided by the Priya Restaurant which is situated just across the road from St Mary’s.

Gift Brochures

Practical Action and Embrace the Middle East are being supported by St Anne’s this year. Gift Brochures from both charities are available at the back of the church.

Thank You

from Rachel Barwell

Thank you so much for your amazing generosity for my cake sale on Sunday 4 December, which was raising money towards my volunteering with Project Trust in Honduras. It was an incredible total of £167. I am very grateful for your support. Rachel

Book of the Term

Being Disciples, Essentials of the Christian Life by Rowan Williams (available from CLC bookshop, Carrs Lane, Birmingham, or by order from Amazon).

There will be an opportunity to discuss the book on Wednesday 7 December, 7:30 p.m. in St Mary's West Room.

Christmas Fair

Thank you to everyone who helped in any way with the Christmas Fair on Saturday. We raised a total of £1,550. All monies raised will be sent to our Benefice Charities, which are Christian Aid, Medecins sans Frontieres, the Diocesan Malawi link and the Children's Society.

Thank you!

Moseley ‘Churches Together’ Joint Christmas Cards

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Moseley ‘Churches Together’ Joint Christmas Cards advertise Christmas services across all churches in Moseley. Cards are now at the back of both churches. Please collect them for the roads where you live and deliver them as soon as possible. We are always grateful to have volunteers to deliver those which are not collected. Please speak to Liz Blakey or Jill Adams if you are able to help.

Confirmation & Curry

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Sunday 11 December, 10:00 a.m., St Mary's

Bishop David is confirming a number of Moseley folk, and we have invited our friends from KSIMC Clifton Road Mosque to come and observe this rite of passage. There is an invitation to celebrate afterwards by sharing in a curry at 12:30 p.m. provided by the Priya Restaurant which is situated just across the road from St Mary’s. We ask you to sign up at the welcome desk so that we know how much curry to cook.

A contribution of £8.50 is requested.

Flower Guild

Do you like Flowers? Do you like to see flowers in church? Could you spare an hour on just one Saturday morning in the year, plus festivals? The Flower Guild needs new members. Several have left, and we are all getting older. Please consider helping. Training and support will be given, and practice is the key to success. Phone the office on 449 2243, or 449 1189.

St Mary’s hosts the ‘Interfaith Art’ installation

Come and explore the themes and messages of ‘Dance’. See our FaceBook or go to: www.faithfulneighbourhoods.org.uk/wordpress/? p=1317 for more information.