Notices for Sunday 12th December

Today, our Advent candle-lighting prayer focuses on sharing the blessings we have with others. You can find out about the connection between the environment and the economy and more athttps://www.jointpublicissues.org.uk/issues/economy/

 

Weekly Notice sheet – please click on the picture to read

If you are attending worship in person, please:

  • wear a mask
  • (this is now a legal requirement unless you are exempt)
  • use hand sanitiser
  • as far as possible, respect social distancing
  • do not attend if you are feeling unwell.

 

6:00pm THIS EVENING 12th December – Marriage at SMc:

Exploration and Conversation ahead of the Church Council vote on 25th January 2022 on whether to register the building for same-sex marriages, come along for an evening of information and conversation to share and listen to views.

Before you come, you may find it helpful to watch this short video, summarising the 2019 ‘God in Love Unites Us’ Report:

https://youtu.be/snEit30LuIA

 

You are invited to sign the SMc Christmas Card on the notice board in the Welcome area and make a donation to Salisbury Women’s Refuge in lieu of the money you would have spent in sending individual cards to your friends at SMc.The Christmas gifts we have been collecting for the women and children at the Refuge will be delivered to the home next Wednesday, 15th December.

Live streaming our services

In addition to our Sunday morning services, our Carol Service on Sunday 19th December at 6:00pm will be live streamed.

However, we are unable to livestream our Christmas Day celebration.

Prayers for our sister church, St John’s, Mtendere, Zambia

Pray that rain is more plentiful this month; we need more rain.

At St John’s, pray especially for the Men’s Christian Fellowship in their pastoral work, worship and Bible Study.

And pray for the choirs, drama group, Sunday School and preachers preparing to share the Christmas gospel.

Tech Team

The Tech team needs reinforcements. There are only six of us and three people are needed each Sunday. We provide sound and visuals in the sanctuary and also the livestream to YouTube.

Please consider helping in this important part of our worship and church life. If you would like to know more, please get in touch with Rob Tarlton or Nick Rutt.