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Chelsea Old Church

Second Sunday of Advent (5th December)

Readings: Malachi 3.1-4; Luke 3.1-6

8.00am Holy Communion Revd Alan Boddy

10.00am Family Service Revd Fergus Butler Gallie & Mrs Naomi Leveson-Gower Story No.

11 .00am Mattins Revd Alan Boddy

6.00pm Evensong Lay Reader Tim Gee


Dates for your Diary

December 12th 11.00am Confirmation (with the Bishop of Kensington)

We have a good number of candidates for Confirmation and it will be marvellous if we can have a good turnout of parishioners to support these new members of our congregation.

Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols: 19th December – 6.00pm

Christmas Eve: Christingle service - 4:30pm (suitable young people)

The First Communion of Christmas Day - 11.30pm

Christmas Day: Holy Communion - 8.00am

Family Service - 10.00am

Festive Mattins - 11.00am

Boxing Day: Holy Communion - 8.00am


Prayer List: If you would like someone to be added to our prayer list, please email details to office@chelseaoldchurch.org.uk

Please give generously: Chelsea Old Church is grateful for your generous support. Please make your offertory at services using the card reader or collection trays at the back of church as you leave.

If anyone would like to join the regular giving scheme, please contact the Honorary Stewardship Secretary, Laura Tomlinson, on laura@lauratom.com.

Details of other ways to donate can be found on the website: www.chelseaoldchurch.org.uk Further information about legacies overleaf.

Parish Office: 020 7795 1019 email: office@chelseaoldchurch.org.uk www.chelseaoldchurch.org.uk


A LEGACY FOR CHELSEA OLD CHURCH

Please do consider leaving Chelsea Old Church a gift in your will


How to leave a gift in your will:


1. State in your will you would like to leave a gift to Chelsea Old Church (Charity No. 1135101). Your solicitor will be able to guide you on this.


2. Include our details: Chelsea Old Church, Petyt Hall, 64 Cheyne Walk, London SW3 5LT.


For any queries, please write to the Stewardship Secretary, at:


The Parish Office

64 Cheyne Walk

London SW3 5LT

or email: laura@lauratom.com


Weekly donation envelopes for 2021: If any one new would like to join the regular giving scheme, please tell the churchwardens or email office@chelseaoldchurch.org.uk or the Honorary Stewardship Secretary Laura Tomlinson on laura@lauratom.com

At this time we will also be praying in the midst of this national crisis for the NHS, medical researchers and those who are unwell:

We pray today for all those suffering from COVID-19 at this time, and especially today we pray for loved ones isolated apart from each other:

God of all love,

in whom we are all united,

and from whom we can never be parted,

strengthen all those far from loved ones this day.

Help us to know your presence with us and with them

and strengthen our hearts by your Spirit,

that they and we may know the consolation of our fellowship in you,

and may hope, in due time, for the joy of reunion,

through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

The Lord bless us and keep us, the Lord make his face to shine upon us and be gracious to us, the Lord lift up the light of his countenance upon us and give us peace. Amen.

A Prayer for the National Health Service

O LORD Jesus Christ, who wentest about doing good and healing all manner of sickness: Give power, wisdom, and gentleness to all thy ministering servants, our physicians, surgeons, and nurses; that, always bearing thy presence with them, they may not only heal but bless, and shine as lamps of hope in the darkest hours of distress and fear; who livest and reignest with the Father and the Holy Ghost ever, one God world without end.

Amen.

A Prayer for medical researchers

Almighty God, Who art the Father of truth and understanding: shed forth, we beseech Thee, upon those who are engaged in medical research the light of Thy heavenly guidance; grant unto them the spirit of patient discernment, that they may be skilled to discover the way of health and healing; and strengthen them with the assurance that they are fellow-workers together with Thee; through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Amen.

A Prayer for someone who is unwell

O GOD, the strength of the weak and the comfort of sufferers: Mercifully accept our prayers, and grant to thy servant the help of thy power; that his/her sickness may be turned into health, and our sorrow into joy; through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Amen. Courtesy Westminster Abbey

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