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Welcome to All Saints’ Church Staplehurst

Open doors showing the etched glass doors.
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Rector – The Reverend Silke Tetzlaff

Tel: (01580) 891258
Email: Rev. Silke Tetzlaff

All Saints’ Church Staplehurst is normally open for prayer and reflection every day.

For Your Diary December 2018

Tuesday 18th December 9.30am Rehearsal for Staplehurst School Carol Concert
     
Wednesday 19th December 9.30am Staplehurst School Carol Concert
  9.30am Holy Communion ~ St George’s Chapel CANCELLED
  11.30am Holy Communion ~ Staplehurst Manor
     
Thursday 20th December 1.30pm Carol Singing ~ Staplehurst Manor
  2.00pm Carol Singing ~ Iden Manor
  3.00pm Carol Singing ~ Sobell Lodge
  4.00pm Carol Singing ~ Abbotsleigh
     
Sunday 23rd December 8.00am Holy Communion (CW)
Fourth Sunday of Advent 10.00am Parish Communion with Healing
     
Monday 24th December 6.00pm Christingle & Crib Service
Christmas Eve 11.30pm Midnight Mass
     
Tuesday 25th December 8.00am Holy Communion (BCP)
Christmas Day 10.00am Parish Communion
     
Wednesday 26th December 9.30am Holy Communion ~ St George’s Chapel
Saint Stephen’s Day    
     
Thursday 27th December 9.30am Holy Communion ~ St George’s Chapel
Saint John, Apostle & Evangelist    
     
Friday 28th December 9.30am Non Communion Service ~ St George’s Chapel
The Holy Innocents    
     
Sunday 30th December 8.00am Holy Communion (BCP)
1st Sunday of Christmas 10.00am Parish Communion

Guidance & Policies

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Chancel Update

12/12/2018

Chancel Update
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Celebrating the First World War Centenary

Remembrance Poppies and Banners

To mark the centenary of the end of the 1st World War, many groups and individuals made poppies to decorate the Church.

First World War Centenary Banners

Please download the information leaflet on the remembrance celebrations and the banners that are on display in the church for the next few weeks.

The Weald Family Hub


Donating to All Saints’ Church Staplehurst

Our Church costs £2400 per week to run

If you would like to donate to the important work of All Saints Staplehurst on a regular basis, please print off and complete the Bank Standing Order mandate that can be found here.

If you are able to Gift Aid your contributions (allowing the church to claim back the tax that you have already paid) please complete the Gift Aid form as well.

Once completed and signed, please return the form(s) to our treasurer, Caroline Highwood, Gift Aid Secretary, Tony Henley, or simply place in the wall safe in the church porch.

If you can gift aid but would rather not set up a bank standing order we can provide donation envelopes which enable us to record your gifts for HMRC.

Alternatively, donations can be made via the web, SMS or by on-line shopping as indicated below.

Please follow the Just Giving link below to donate via the web.

JustGiving - Donate now!

If you wish to make a donation by Text

Text ASST89 £(1, 3, 10) to 70070

Donations are also welcome by cheque which can be delivered to the Church Office, cheques are payable to ‘All Saints’ Church PCC’

DO YOU SHOP ONLINE?

DO IT THROUGH EASYFUNDRAISING.ORG.UK

AND RAISE A FREE DONATION FOR ALL SAINTS CHURCH STAPLEHURST EVERY TIME YOU SHOP!

www.easyfundraising.org.uk/causes/allsaintschurchstaplehurst


Bell Ringing Recruitment

At All Saints’ Church Staplehurst, we have a successful band of ringers and are always on the lookout for new recruits to keep this tradition going.

Bells don’t automatically ring for services and weddings, it takes a team of people ringing together to achieve the sound that we’re all used to.

Ringing is open to all ages from about 10 upwards, and is a great thing to do with the whole family.  There is no obligation to attend services.

Our regular practice is from 19.00 to 21.15 every Tuesday evening.  Anyone is welcome to come up to the tower and see what goes on or join us in the Kings Head from 21:15.  We’re normally the big table of people, don’t be afraid of coming and having a chat!

If you would like any more information, please contact – Sue Bassett – Tower Captain


Carers and Vulnerable Adults

Just to remind you that, in the right hand side of the church (by the charity notice board) is a basket containing useful information. Please take any you may find helpful.

There are identification forms to be filled in, should a confused person go missing. The Police and Kent Search and Rescue find these forms very helpful at what is a stressful time for relatives and carers.

There are leaflets for those people who feel anxious or vulnerable, or suffering physical or mental abuse, with telephone numbers for people or organisations who can help you. Please do look at them and use them.

Audrey Bullock, Tel. (01580) 891940

(All Saints’ Church Staplehurst Vulnerable Adults Coordinator)


Fundraising by Recycling

The PCC at All Saints’ Church Staplehurst has signed up with Recycle 4 Charity to raise funds for the Church through the recycling of inkjet cartridges and mobile phones.

Recycle your inkjet cartridges and mobile phones to help us raise much-needed funds through Recycle4Charity.co.uk

Please take a special envelope from church and use to post your items to the company, or just pop them into the labelled box in church.


On the 4th March 2009, the PCC of All Saints’ Church Staplehurst agreed ‘that it wishes details of the church and its services to be listed on the Changing Attitude web site as a congregation which is open and welcoming to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people’. See our Inclusive Church page.


All Saints’ Health, Healing and Support Prayer Group


View our All Saints’ Church Mission Statement