FROM THE RECTOR
Parish life is now well and truly back into full swing. On 10th September I attended the Rebuilt Conference in Maynooth Fr Michael White and Tom Corcoran authors of Rebuilt: Awakening the Faithful, Reaching the Lost, and Making Church Matterwill address the conference along with
God bless, William.
The marriage of Francis and Esther Ohega was blessed on Saturday 6th September. We wish Francis and Esther best wishes for their future together.
MOTHER’S UNION / FAMILIES FIRST
……………………Around the world and around the corner……………….
Our Opening Service for 2014-2015 was held Monday 8th September at 8pm. Many thanks to Rev Avril Bennett who preached.This was followed by supper and chat in the Old School Hall, when our Programme for the coming year was revealed.
The Festival Service in Christ Church Cathedral on Tuesday 9th September was well supported by our members.
We will continue to support our project SAOIRSE during the coming year. For October Saoirse would like toilet rolls, can I ask you to bring your donation along and hand to me at the Harvest Festival on Sunday 5th October. Can we ask all to provide something for harvest tea following the service.
Whitchurch MU have an Open Meeting to which we are invited on Tuesday 14th October at 8pm when Graham Jones will speak on the Solas Project, a charity working with socially and educationally disadvantaged young people in the inner city. Members and non members welcome.
On Friday October 24th we had planned to attend The Rebecca Storm Concert at Civic Theatre, Tallaght. However, this show is heavily booked and we would be unable to get seats for all who wish to go. We have therefore decided to go on Saturday 18th October to St Teresa’s Church Clarendon Street Flower Festival – meeting at the church gates at 10am to travel into the city together. Please add your name and mobile to the list in the porch if you wish to join us.
Monday 10th November. Open Night & Quiz in aid of Church Boiler replacement. 7.30pm in the Parish Hall. Parishioners…please put this date in your diary and plan to come and support this fund raising event – you will be guaranteed an excellent supper!
Thursday 20th November – 7.30pm Stillorgan Parish Centre. Diocesan Council Meeting..all branch members invited to hear the latest news in D & G Dioceses. where there will be as usual a stall, marketing cards, calanders, etc.
Finally, thank you to those who have paid their annual subscription of €25 to Pam our Treasurer on opening night and a gentle reminder to those who didn’t.
Crossroads is a Church of Ireland Social Club for those in their 20’s & 30’s and a little older….
We meet on the last Friday of the month in Buswells Hotel, Molesworth Street, Dublin. For more details, David @ 085 7272 019. You can also follow us on Facebook.
Friday 17th October at 8.30pm Kilbride Supper Dance, Greystones Rugby Club, Greystones, Co Wicklow, contact Georgina @ 087 6716745
The September Whist Drive is on Monday 15th at 8.00pm in the small hall. All Welcome!
PARISH COFFEE MORNING
It feels like the summer is ending too soon. Our Coffee Morning reunions begin again on Friday morning the 26th September at 10.30am. We hope everyone has had a lovely summer break and we look forward to seeing all our regulars again and maybe some new faces. Join us for a cuppa and a chat. Vivienne, Regina and Barbara.