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Canterbury City Centre Parish

St Peters and St Mildreds


Welcome to the Canterbury City Centre web site: the Parish of St. Peter and St. Alphege with St. Margaret and St. Mildred with St. Mary de Castro!

Parish Supper Club: Café des Amis

St. Mildred's Day - the Patronal Festival

 

'Hope in the Park' in the Dane John Gardens

 

Monday, August 4th

  • The Master's Lodge 10 a.m.: Silent Prayer Group meets
  • Eastbridge Common Room 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.: Poetry Group meets - the topic is 'Flora and Fauna'

Tuesday, August 5th

  • Café des Amis 6.30 p.m.: Supper Club meets (must be booked in advance with Mary Streater)

Saturday, August 16th

  • St. Dunstan's Church Hall 2.30 p.m.: Another opportunity of supporting Christian Aid’s Narok County Maternity Project. Come and sing along to the Sound of Music. Tickets £5 including a cream tea; ring Alicia on 784800 to book your place.

Saturday, August 23rd

  • St. Paul's Church 10 a.m. until lunch time: Labyrinth Day. If you are interested in hearing more about labyrinths and having the opportunity to walk one, please contact 462686 or 768072 to book a place. Everyone is welcome - young and not so young! - and there will also be a Finger labyrinth available for those who have restricted mobility.

Wednesday, August 27th

  • St. Mildred's Church Room 10.30 a.m.: Mothers’ Union Fair Trade coffee morning.

Friday, August 29th

  • Cathedral 5.30 p.m.: City Centre and St Dunstan’s parishes remembered at Evensong followed by drinks in the Old Buttermarket

Monday, September 1st

  • Eastbridge Common Room 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.: Poetry Group meets. The topic will be 'Professions and Medicine'
  • St. Stephen's Church 7 p.m.: Reverend Kevin Maddy will be licensed as Priest-in-Charge at St Stephen’s; please hold him and his family in your prayers.

Tuesday, September 2nd

  • St. Peter's Church 6.15 - 7 p.m.: Christian Meditation for All
  • 7.30 p.m.: Supper Club meets

Wednesday, September 3rd

  • St. Mildred's Church 7.30 p.m.: P.C.C. Meeting

Saturday, September 13th

  • Friends of Kent Churches Ride and Stride

Friday, September 19th

  • St. Lawrence Cricket Ground 4 p.m.: a Vatican XI will play the Archbishop of Canterbury’s XI. Entry is free, but donations to the joint Anglican-Catholic anti-trafficking charity the Global Freedom Network are welcome.

Saturday, September 20th

  • Cathedral 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.: 'Taste and See' - a day of spiritual prayer and practice

Saturday, September 27th

  • Street Pastors’ training begins; if anyone would like to join, or sign up as a Prayer Pastor, please contact Lorna Bedford on spcoordcanterbury@btinternet.com  or phone 788896.

Friday, October 3rd - Sunday, October 5th

  • A weekend of events in Canterbury to celebrate, encourage and support pilgrimage. More and more people are walking to Canterbury. To encourage and support pilgrims walking the Pilgrims’ Way and the shorter Pilgrim routes, a new website www.pilgimswaycanterbury.co.uk, is being prepared. It will have details of accommodation, churches and shrines on the routes and other things pilgrims need to know. Churches on these routes are being encouraged to welcome and help pilgrims on their way, and be enriched in their own faith journeys. Pilgrim passports, certificates and tokens are being made available.   More details will follow, but put the date in your diaries now!

Tuesday, October 7th

  • Cathedral 5.30 p.m.: annual Open Evening takes place. Of special interest this year are items from the archives telling the story of life in Canterbury between 1914 and 1918.

Thursday, October 9th

  • An 8-week 'Deepening Discipleship' course starts

Saturday, October 18th

  • Father Mark returns from sabbatical in Columbia

Sunday, November 2nd

  • Father Mark returns to work

Friday, December 5th - January 2nd

  • Mary and Tim Lawson's home (29, Blackfriars Street): A Feast for Advent. Share and discuss the week’s reflections from our study book throughout Advent. Every participant is encouraged to possess a copy of the book (A Feast for Advent by Delia Smith; Bible Reading Fellowship 9-78745-935195, priced at £6.99) for their own daily study of a Bible passage, a reflection and a prayer (not a recipe in sight) for every day of the week during the period until 6th January 2015 (last session 2nd January). Each week we will study the day’s reading, reflection and prayer guided by John Morrison; and enjoy Advent hospitality. Everyone is welcome, clergy and laity, but numbers are limited, so first come, first served. Call John Morrison on 07714 242798 to register your place.
An open invitation - newcomers always welcome!
Tuesdays, 1.30pm St Mildred’s Club (766318)
Tuesdays, 6.15pm   Christian Meditation for All (472557)
Thursdays, 1.30pm Tiny Tots in St Dunstan’s Hall (453496)
Fridays, 10.00am  St Mildred’s Coffee Morning Drop-In
Fridays, 7.30pm Bell Ringing at St Dunstan’s (793906)
Saturdays, 10.00am Coffee Morning in St Dunstan’s Hall

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