Weekly Bulletin

Sunday 18th March 2018

The Fifth Sunday of Lent       


9.15 a.m.   Angelus & Prayers


10.00 a.m.   Fammily Mass


At 9.55 a prayer will be said, the calling bell rung, we then pray silently in preparation for Mass.    If you are looking for something to use, the Psalm of the Day is 51:1-12.


Hymns:  Introit 225, Kids 125, Offertory 426,

Meditation 53, Communion 312, Final 501.


Collect:  Gracious Father, you gave up your Son out of love for the world:  lead us to ponder the mysteries of his passion, that we may know eternal peace through the shedding of our Saviour’s blood, Jesus Christ our Lord, who is alive and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever.  


Please join us for a cup of tea or coffee and a chat at the back of Church after Mass.


Please remember to switch your mobile phone to silent before Mass.


4.00 p.m.   Evening Worship  at St Botolph’s


5.00 p.m.  Commissioning of Revd Nigel Bourne as Area Dean

at Chalk Village Hall.


The Sick or in need of Prayer: Debbie Rose, Jan Hollands, Roger Fream, Joan Greenwell, Charlie Phaure, Charlie Driver, Valerie Rose, Sarah Cable, June Bruce, Dora Bishop, Eric White, Michael Forrester, Tony Chandler, Samantha Tankard, (Baby) Daniel, Marc, Lisa Lee, Judith Blackburn and Denise Neilson.


Thanksgiving for the Departed: June Shaw, Hilda Kettle-Williams, Dr Edeleanu, and all the recently departed, and Irene Scutts, Ivy Lowe, Percy Keeling, Frederick Morfett, and Peter Bishop whose anniversaries occur at this time.  May they Rest in Peace.



June Shaw died on Monday 19th February


Her funeral service takes place on Tuesday 27th March at Gravesend Thames View Crematorium at 11.00 a.m. All are welcome to attend the service and the wake afterwards which in All Saints Church Centre.



Thank you to Gwyneth Charles our Organist for today.


June has been invited to Preach at Higham this morning.


Could you give to the food bank for Easter? They are currently seeing an increase in numbers using this service. Could you help by giving a tin or packet for those up against hard times?


Please see the Lent table where you can pick up a Lent leaflet, containing details the Holy Week and Easter services in all our Churches, and where you can sign the lists to read, have you foot washed, take part in the Agape Meal and the Watch.  


If you live in the Parish or have worshipped here regularly for the last six months you are entitled to be a member of our Electoral Roll, If you are not already a member and would like to join, please speak to Martin Hill.   Forms need to be returned by Saturday 24th March 2018.


The Ven Dr John Perumbalath has been appointed as the next Bishop of Bradwell in the Diocese of Chelmsford.   Many of us remember Fr John from his time here as Vicar and as Team Vicar of Northfleet and Rosherville.  


Joshua has photos in the photo exhibition on Sunday 18th March 10am till 5pm at Saint Andrews arts centre, Gravesend.   Please support him.


We will be sorting the flower containers cupboard during Lent ready for Easter, if anyone has a vase or dish, etc in the cupboard please will you let Sylvia know as any cracked or broken items, will be disposed of.   Please sign the list at the back of the Church if you if you wish to decorate a window for Easter.   If you wish to donate money for Easter and are able to, please put the money in a gift aid envelope and give it to Sylvia. Thank you.  Once again, we will be having the Lilies in Memory of Loved Ones as part of the Easter flowers.   If you would like to be art of this, please give £3.00 per Lily to Sylvia in an envelope marked with the name of the person you wish to remember.


Kent Police Male Voice Choir, with special guests the Kent Police Ladies Choir will be performing at All Saints Church on Saturday 14th April at 7.30 p.m. Tickets £10 from Sister Gill. Refreshments will be available on a donation basis and there will be a raffle. Please take a poster to display and tell all your friends.


Fr Kevin may have some places on a trip to the Holy Land in November.   If you are interested, please e-mail theparishoffice@allsaintsperrystreet.org.uk and we will pass your details on.

Kerry and Stuart will be providing bacon rolls with or tea and coffee while we prepare the the Church for Easter on Holy Saturday morning.   Donations to Christian Aid.


D A T E S   F O R   Y O U R   D I A R Y


Community Café at Dene Holm Church

Wednesday 21st March 2.00 – 4.00 p.m.


Saturday 24th March   11.00 a.m.  

Easter Crafts & Egg Hunt

Children must be accompanied. Refreshments available.

Helpers arrive by 10.30 please.


Sunday 25th March 4.00 p.m.

Café Church at Dene Holm Church

- Palm Sunday reflections 





Monday 26th March  

7.30 p.m.    Mass


Tuesday 27th March  

7.30 p.m.   Mass


Wednesday 28th March  

9.30 a.m.   Mass

10.30 a.m.   Little Lambs

7.30 p.m.   Agape Meal

Sign the list at the back if you are coming





Maundy Thursday

7.30 p.m.   Liturgy of the Last Supper

followed by Watch until 2.00 a.m.


Good Friday

9.00 a.m.   Watch

10.00 a.m.   Stations of the Cross

11.00 a.m.   Watch (including Silent Rosary)

2.00 p.m.   Solemn Liturgy of the Cross

6.00 p.m.   Tenebrae


Holy Saturday

7.30 p.m.   Vigil and First Mass of Easter


Easter Day

9.15 a.m.   Regina Caeli and Prayers

10.00 a.m.   Festival Mass 


Sign the lists at the back for

Readers, Foot Washing and the Watch



Sunday 8th April

Annual Parochial Church meeting



Saturday 14th April   7.30 p.m.

Kent Police Male Voice Choir Concert



Saturday 28th April

Cream tea afternoon

Sign the list at the back if you are coming


Friday 4th – Sunday 6th May

Walsingham Pilgrimage






For Pastoral matters please contact Fr Lawrence, for other matters please speak to the Churchwardens.


If you notice someone is missing or know that someone is unwell or needs a home visit, please let Fr Lawrence, the Churchwardens or June know.



This week at All Saints



8.00 a.m.   Morning Prayer (at St Botolph’s)

11.30 a.m.   Lent course (in the Vicarage)

6.00 p.m.   Evening Prayer



8.00 a.m.   Morning Prayer (at St Botolph’s)

6.00 p.m.   Evening Prayer

                  Social Events team meeting



8.00 a.m.   Morning Prayer (at St Botolph’s)

9.30 a.m.   Healing and Wholeness Mass

10.30 a.m.   Little Lambs

6.00 p.m.   Evening Prayer

7.30 p.m.   Stations of the Cross



8.00 a.m.   Morning Prayer (at St Botolph’s)

6.00 p.m.   Evening Prayer



8.00 a.m.   Morning Prayer (at St Botolph’s)

10.30 a.m.   Book of Common Prayer Mass

6.00 p.m.   Evening Prayer

7.00 p.m.   Choir practice



11.00 a.m.   Easter Crafts & Egg Hunt



Palm Sunday  

9 .15 a.m.   Angelus and Prayers

10.00 a.m.   Parish Mass & Sunday School 



Next week’s Bulletin

Any items should be with Martin by Wednesday evening please.  

E-mail:  bulletin@allsaintsperrystreet.org.uk


Priest - in - Charge

Fr Lawrence Smith     566400   



Assistant Priest

Fr Michael Payne     535814



Family and Children’s Missioner 

Sister Gill Martin (Church Army)   07783 493964




Martin Hill



Robert Hollands




June Skinner



Hilary Turton