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Parish of Heston - St Leonard's Church, Heston

Connections

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Thanks to Chris Yorke for the Lent 2015 edition of connections, which can be downloaded here.

Summer '14 can be downloaded here
Christmas '13 can be downloaded here
Advent '13 can be downloaded here
Harvest '13 can be downloaded here
Easter '13 can be downloaded here.
Christmas '12 can be downloaded here
Advent '12 can be downloaded here.
Harvest '12 can be downloaded here.
Christmas '11 can be downloaded here.
Advent '11 edition can be downloaded here.
Harvest '11 edition can be downloaded here.
Easter '11 edition can be downloaded here.
Christmas '10 edition can be downloaded here.
Summer '10 edition can be downloaded here.
Spring '10 edition can be downloaded here.
Autumn '09 edition can be downloaded here.

If you would like to contribute to future editions please email the parish office or the webmaster. 

 

Fund Raising

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We are also hoping to have a Just Giving site soon where you'll be able to donate directly to the church.

Get Involved

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Proposed school in Norwood Green

If you would like to know more information and how you can help, then please look here...

http://www.stmarysnorwoodgreen.org.uk/proposedschool.htm

Church Grounds Maintenance

Every first Saturday of a month at 10:00 am for 2 hours. It will involve maintaining the Garden of Remembrance and the old churchyard, with a break for coffee and cake. Everyone is welcome!

St Leonard’s Bell Ringers

When the bells were first hung at Heston, it was a ring of 6, mounted on plain bearings in a wooden frame. In 1856, these bells were recast. In 1908, two trebles were added, to make it a ring of 8 and to complete the octave. At some time during the early 1930s, the wooden frame was replaced by a metal one and the plain bearings were replaced by ball bearings. No other major work was carried out on the bells themselves until 1986, when it was decided that a crack in one of the cannons on the Forth warranted the attention of a bell foundry. When the bells were re-hung, the Second was chosen in honour of the 1st/2nd Heston Scouts, who had raised a substantial amount of money for the bell restoration.

St Leonard’s Sunday School

St Leonard's has a thriving Sunday School and all children are welcome at 10 o'clock on a Sunday.

Newsletter

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Parish of  St. Leonard, Heston.

8th March 2015

Lent 3

May the Peace of Christ be with you.

May the Peace of Christ enfold you.

May the Peace of Christ strengthen and uphold you

May the Peace of Christ draw you to Him who is the Prince of Peace.

May the Peace of Christ make you a bringer of Peace into the lives of those around you.

May the Peace of Christ make you a Peace-maker that men and women may recognise you as a child of God.

May the Peace of Christ make you a blessing to those among whom you live.

May the Peace of Christ prevail against all the wiles of the Evil one.

May the Peace of Christ be upon the men of power.

May the Peace of Christ be upon those who choose not to hear.

May the Peace of Christ deliver us from false judgements of others.

May the Peace of Christ direct our minds and hearts towards the Kingdom of His Father.

May we know the Peace of Christ in our homes.

May the Peace of Christ be upon us.

 

Rev. Tom Maidment  [First published 1991 ]

 

Contacts During Interregnum:

 Parish Office: (Weekdays 9.30 -12.30) 0208 570 2288

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For Spiritual and pastoral care please contact:-

Fr Ken Tombs: 0208 574 3738

 

Service Times This Week

 

Thu 12th      11.00  to be confirmed

 

Next Sunday Fr John will take the services

 

Music in Lent

On Friday mornings during Lent we will be playing reflective music in the Church from 10.00 am to 12.00 noon.   All are welcome to drop in and spend some time in contemplation.

 

Processing of the Gospel

Please note that during the Season of Lent, at the processing of the Gospel, we will sing the first verse only of Hymn 284. Thank you

 

Lent Retiring Collection.

This year we propose to collect in aid of Shooting Star Trust and the Bishop of London’s Mission Fund (as part of the Capital Vision 2020 plan.

 

Are You On The Electoral Roll?

The annual revision of the Electoral Roll will take place between the 1st March and 8th March 2015, after which date applications cannot be accepted prior to the APCM.  If you would like to complete a form of application for enrolment, please see the duty Warden, Mrs Vera Sewell.   Vera Sewell – Electoral Roll Officer

 

Posy Making for Mothering Sunday - Saturday 14th   3.00 pm

The Sunday school need your help to make the posies for Sunday.  The more people come the easier the job is.  

 

Tuesday Social 17th March 2.00 pm

Come along and join in the fun.  This week we will be having a beetle drive / quiz.  £2 includes refreshments.

 

APCM Monday 23rd March 2015

Nomination forms are at the back of church for Wardens, Deputy Wardens, PCC Members and Sidesmen.  Forms must be completed by 15th March.

 

March Table Top Sale Has Been Cancelled

Due to difficulties getting the publicity banner printed there are not enough people signed up for this and the number of people attending would not be sufficient to run the event. 

Next Table Top Sale is 11th April.

 

 

Do you fancy a trip to Blackpool Illuminations? 5th – 9th October, Return Coach, Fully inclusive hotel. £210. See Sue Buckle for more information.

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