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Canterbury City Centre Parish

St Peters and St Mildreds


There will be no updates to this website between 2nd and 16th October 2014

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!

Harvest Festival

Altar frontal at St. Peter's: the Lady Chapel

Wednesday, October 1st

  • Eastbridge Common Room 7.30 p.m.: St. Peter's Committee

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.  

Saturday, October 4th

  • St. Dunstan's Church Hall 6 p.m. Light meal followed by a showing of 'The Way' at 7 p.m.

Sunday, October 5th

  • St. Peter's Church 4 p.m.: Concert by Quodlibet 'Here. there, and beyond the stars: a journey to and beyond Canterbury.
  • St. Peter's Church 5.45 p.m.: Refreshments and Compline following the concert

Monday, October 6th

  • 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 will be 'Humorous Poetry and Verse'

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.
  • St. Peter's Church 6.15 - 7 p.m.: Christian Meditation
  • Westgate Towers 7 p.m.: Supper Club meets

Wednesday, October 8th

  • St. Mildred's Church Room 7.30 p.m.: St. Mildred's Committee meets

Thursday, October 9th

  • An 8-week 'Deepening Discipleship' course starts

Friday, October 10th

  • The Old Synagogue 7.30 p.m.: 5 local musicians present a programme of classical and light music for Christian Aid's Maternal Health Partnership Project in Kenya. Suggested donation £10

Saturday, October 11th

  • Baptist Church 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.: Latin American Evening for Christian Aid - £8 per adult, £4 per child
  • St. Peter's Church 7.30 p.m.: Vocal Ease Concert

Sunday, October 12th

  • Cathedral 6.30 p.m.: Deanery Songs of Praise

Tuesday, October 14th

  • St. Peter's Church 6.15 - 7 p.m.: Christian Meditation

Saturday, October 18th

  • St. Dunstan's Church Hall 2.30 - 5 p.m.: The Friends of St Dunstan hold a Tea Dance. Come and join the dance, or just listen to our live singer, Matt Francis. Tickets £5, to include afternoon tea, from Londis St Dunstan’s, or phone 07939 288274, or on the door if room.
  • St. Mildred's Church 9.45 a.m. - 12 noon: Canterbury Gregorian Music Society’s workshop, Magnificat for St Mildred; 10.00am (coffee 9.45am), finishing with a performance at 12.00noon. Suitable for beginners; £5 non-members, on the door.

Sunday, October 19th

  • St. Peter's Church 4 p.m.: MP4 starts

Monday, October 20th

  • The Master's Lodge 10 a.m.: Silent Prayer Group meets

Tuesday, October 21st

  • St. Paul's Church 10.30 a.m.: Mothers’ Union Market - bring and buy stalls, a raffle and refreshments – and a chance to meet friends and raise finance for the work of the local Mothers’ Union.

Wednesday, October 22nd

  • St. Mildred's Church 11 a.m.: Mothers' Union meets - Sue Spillett talks on Spirituality.
  • St. Dunstan's Church Hall 2 p.m.: Art and Craft

Sunday, October 26th

  • St. Mildred's Church 3 p.m.: In celebration of the 150th Anniversary of the Royal College of Organists Arthur Wallis, ARCO will give a recital of mainly English organ music. The recital will be followed by tea in the church. Admission free; donations will be divided between the Friends of St. Mildred's Church and the Royal College of Organists Please support Arthur's recital; an afternoon of enjoyable music and an opportunity to raise much-needed funds.
  • The Nave of Canterbury Cathedral 6.30 p.m.: the United Nations Association holds its annual service including drama performed by members of St. Dunstan’s.

Saturday, November 1st

  • Canterbury Christ Church Univsersity Chapel 9.30 a.m. - 12.30 p.m.: Looking to the Future - everyone from churches in the Deanery is invited toshare ideas on looking forward together at our Deanery Conference

Sunday, November 2nd

  • Father Mark returns to work

Wednesday, November 19th

  • The Victoria Hotel 7 for 7.30: Pre-Advent Supper

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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