Diary dates

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DCC MEETINGS – please put these in your diary if you are on the DCC!

Wednesday 17th January 2018; Monday 19th March 2018. All at 8.00pm.

St Leonard’s AGM will be at 11.00am on Sunday 15th April 2018

The APCM (whole parish AGM) will be on Thursday 26th April 2018

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Wednesday 13th December – 1.00pm

The Afternoon Home Group meet and will have a Bring & Share lunch.

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WINTERSHALL NATIVITY PLAY – Friday 15th December

Benedict is organising a trip to this performance which starts at 7.00pm and is a very worthwhile event. Adults £18, Children £9, family (2 adults, 2 children) £50. Transport will be by car and Benedict will put a sign-up sheet out for people attending and lifts. The deadline for booking is 20th August and if more than 10 people go there may be a discount on the tickets. For more information about the performance check the web site https://www.wintershall-estate.com/events/wintershall-nativity-play/

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HORSHAM CHURCHES TOGETHER CHRISTMAS EVENT

SATURDAY 16th DECEMBER 2017 11am-4pm

11am -11.45am Children’s Musical Nativity with Little Notes (Carfax Bandstand)

12noon-3.15pm Christmas Concert (Carfax Bandstand) Would you like to make a musical contribution?

12noon-3.15pm Family Nativity Trail (Horsham Town Centre locations)

Would your Church members like to form one of the Nativity scenes?

 3.30-4pm Horsham Churches Together Carol Service (Carfax Bandstand) Would you like to Steward at the event?

 If you would like to take part in the event, please contact Rosemary Couchman, HCT’s Development Co-ordinator rosemary.couchman@horshamct.org.uk  07566 202741

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Sunday 17th December 2.15 – 4.30pm

Fellowship Afternoon with crafts, games tea and company.  All welcome .

Sunday 17th December – 5.30pm

Carol Service, followed by mulled wine and mince pies. Volunteers needed to help serve this please.

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CHRISTMAS AT ST LEONARD’S

Would anyone like to erect and decorate our Christmas tree this year? Everything you need will be provided and it needs to be in place by the Carol Service on 17th December. Please let us know if you can help.

Sunday 24th DecemberChristmas Eve

9.30am  -Sung Communion as usual for the 4th Sunday

4.00pm – Crib Service with Christingles.
Volunteers needed to help make Christingles after the morning service please.

Christmas Day – 9.30am

Celebration Communion.

Sunday 31st December – No service at St Leonard’s

United Parish Service at St John’s, BBH, at 11.00am.

The ALTERNATIVE CHRISTMAS CARD will be available for signature and donations to charity from the first Sunday in Advent – 4th December.  This year we will support Embrace the Middle East, formerly the Bible Lands Society, which we have supported in the past.

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NEW YEAR BRING AND SHARE PARTY

In the Vicarage on Saturday 13th January at 12.30pm. Please note this will be a FINGER BUFFET so don’t bring anything that requires cutlery to eat! Put the date in your diary!

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HORSHAM CHURCHES TOGETHER NIGHT SHELTER.

The night shelter training will begin soon. If you would like to be involved or find out more about this (or the event above) contact Rosemary Couchman. – details on the inside page under the Halloween event.