MIDWEEK BULLETIN – Thursday 25th November 2021
‘Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by name; you are mine. When you pass through waters, I will be with you; and when you pass through rivers, they will not sweep over you … For I am the Lord your God ...’ (Isaiah 43:1-3)
Sunday 28th November (1st in Advent)
9.45am: Family Service
6.30pm: Advent Carol Service with St. John’s, Crowborough at Withyham
Sunday 5th December (2nd in Advent)
11.00am: Holy Communion
Sunday 12th December (3rd in Advent)
11.00am: Nativity Service
6.30pm: Carol Service, Blackham
For your PRAYERS
The Persecuted Church: Christians in Burkina Faso - No. 32 on ‘Open Doors’ list.
(former French colony, Upper Volta 1958-1984). Extremist attacks have driven Christians from their homes and villages, with many being forced into refugee camps. It is estimated that there are five million Christians in a country of 21 million.
The Sick: Sue SMITH (Angela Simmonds’ sister)
Tom WILD moved to Bexhill Hospital (Irvine Ward) last week.
The Bereaved: The family and friends of Margaret REYNOLDS who sadly died in Tunbridge Wells on Tuesday.
Parish Registers – November 2021
On 24th October the christening took place at St. Michael’s Church, Withyham of Rafe Sebastian Bruce WHEAL, son of Alexander and Suzanne Wheal of 2 Watch Oak, Blackham.
On 26th October, the interment of ashes took place in Withyham Churchyard, of Timothy (‘Tim’) Stuart HURST of Motts Prospect, Motts Mill & 48 Aubrey Walk, Kensington who died on 6th December 2019 aged 82.
On 4th November, the funeral took place at St. Michael’s Church, Withyham of Susan Pamela (‘Pam’) ROSE of 37 Pembroke Square, London W8 (and formerly also of Rocks Farm, Penns-in-the Rocks) who died on 17th October 2021 aged 103, followed by burial in the Churchyard.