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THURSDAY BIBLE STUDY GROUP CURRENTLY ON A BREAK / WEDNESDAY BIBLE STUDY GROUP ARE STILL MEETING

Bible Study Groups are open to everyone and will offer space to read and discuss scripture with others. We will be journeying together through specific books of the Bible. Wednesday evenings will begin at 8.00pm and please ask Sue or Dawn for details of venue each week. Thursday morning group will be at 10.00am in Church and led by Dan.

FR. MIKE'S FINAL SERVICES

Sunday 19th January will be Fr. Mike's last day at St. Edward's. There will be two services that day: 10.00am Sung Eucharist and 4.30pm Special Evensong.

Also....Fr. Mike's Commissioning Service will take place at 4.00pm on Sunday 2nd February at St. Martin of Tours Church, St. Martin's Square, Basildon SS14 1DX. All very much welcome. 

Please remember Fr. Mike in your prayers as he prepares to leave St. Edward's to take up his new ministry in Bradwell.

CATERPILLARS

Tuesday mornings in Church starting at 10.00am. A group for 0-5 year olds, crafts, songs, bible stories and play. All Welcome!

ED'S PLACE

Ed's Place is our youth outreach work. We run 3 groups a week where many young people attend. In order for these groups to run well, we need more volunteers to make this possible. You can take a part in loving our community regardless of your experience and skills. Please speak to Jordan Palmer if you are interested.

EVOLVE - school term time only

A new group has started for the youth of St. Edward's Church aged 11-16. Games, something to eat and to discuss some of life's biggest questions every Friday during term time, 3.30pm to 5.45pm. 

Where? ED'S PLACE, 40 High Street, Romford.

ST. EDWARD'S MUSIC SOCIETY

Our next concert will be held on Sunday, 24th November 2019 at 6.30pm - 'A Fine Trio'.

Jane Miller (violin) returns to St. Edward's, this time performing with Clive Miller (trumpet) and John Garner (piano). Their programme will include trumpet and violin solos along with a performance of Eric Ewazen's Trio for trumpet, violin and piano as the 'main course'.

Tickets £12.00 on the door, £10.00 in advance from church or from the Parish Office.

It is not too late to become a member of our new Subscription Series that enables you to attend all the concerts at a greatly reduced price! Brochures are available at the back of the church (includes a colourful poster listing the main concert for this series).

FOODBANK

We have 3 distribution Centres - Romford Baptist Church on a Monday 12-2pm, St. Edward's (Wykeham Centre) on a Wednesday 10.30-12.30pm and the Church of the Ascension Collier Row on a Friday 12.30-2.30pm. We are looking for volunteers to help on Wednesdays (at the Wykeham Centre) and at our donation sorting sessions twice a month on a Friday 9.30-11.45am at the Church of the Ascension. If anyone is available once or twice a month from 10am to 12.45pm, please contact Nicola - nicola@collierrowromford.foodbank.org.uk or 07548674958.

STEWARDSHIP 2019

REGULAR GIVING: Can be by Monthly Direct Debit/Standing Orders or Weekly Yellow Envelopes. If you are not yet in the Parish Giving Scheme and want to start, please speak to David Hawker.

New Yellow Envelopes now available in church for regular giving.

GIFT AID: White Envelopes can be used for single donations and include an Git Aid Declaration. If you are a Tax Payer, please use a White envelope for your donation and complete the details so that Gift Aid can be recovered.

CRAFT GROUP

We have a drop-in evening Craft and Chat Group on the Third Thursday of the month, at 7.30pm in Church House.

Our programme includes experts on knitting, patchwork, card making etc. We are starting with knitting or bring along which every craft you are doing.

Please bring along any knitting patterns and needles you no longer use for a pattern swap and the needles can be given to anyone who would like to start OR just come along for a coffee and chat.

Please note: This is in addition to our regular Craft group meetings on the last Thursday of the month at 10.30am in Church House. 

Next meeting Thursday 28th November at 10.30am in Church House.