Notices for the week commencing:
Sunday 10th December(Advent 2)

Welcome to our service this Sunday 
10.30am Family Communion:
2 Peter 3: 8-15a & Mark 1:1-8

Next Sunday
[No 10.30am service]:
9am Holy Communion (BCP) – Isaiah 35:1-10;
1 Corinthians 4:1-5; Matthew 11:2-10
4pm Carol Service (lessons and carols)
The next Songs of Praise will take place on Sunday 7th January at 6pm at St. Philip’s. Request forms are on the table at the back of church.

Christmas Messy Church at St Stephens is on Saturday, 16th December, 09:00 – 13:00

Thank you to all who helped at our Advent Fayre – a total of £1700 was raised.

On Sundays when there is no 9am service at St Philip’s, BCP Holy Communion services will take place at 8am at St Stephen’s and St Bartholomew’s and Informal Worship at 9.30am at St Leonard’s.

3.45–4.30pm on Thursday 12th October – PIPS: Stories, Songs and Games for 3-7 year olds.

PIPS meet on the second Thursday of each month from 3.45 to 4.30pm.
Bumps, Babes and Toddlers: Thursdays at church 9:30-11:30am

St Philip’s is Open Church next Saturday, 16th December, 10am-12 noon including a “Bring and Buy” sale. We will also be serving mince pies as part of our refreshments! All are welcome.

On that same Saturday (16th December) we will be decorating the church in preparation for Christmas. If you are able to help with this please come along from 10am (Free mince pies!!).

Donations of flowers (red and white) or money, foliage and help would be gratefully received. If you need any further information please speak to Jaquii Hearnshaw.

St Philip’s Ladies Circle meet on Thursday 14th December at the Village Hall for a Christmas Bring and Share Supper starting at 8pm. New members always welcome.

Don’t miss TOP saxophonist Julian Smith in concert on December 16th at St Stephens, launching a new concert series at ‘The Church on the Green’ in Redditch. Tickets are available from the Redditch Standard offices on Church Green, The Music Shop by car park 4 by the Kingfisher Shopping Centre and The Word Christian Bookshop in St Stephen’s Church.

The Our Town calendar, featuring Revd Richard Clarke (but don’t let that put you off) is for sale in the bookshop at St Stephen’s or from Elaine Whitfield at £5.99.

St Philip’s Building Project: you can donate on – just enter ‘St. Philip’s Church Webheath’ in the box that says ‘Find a Charity’. The rest is easy!!! Thank you in advance.

Please note; there will be no 10.30 services at St. Philip’s on the following Sundays.
December 17th, December 24th or December 31st

On December 31st there will be a shared parish service at St. Leonard’s

2017 Cash not Cards: follow the Star…
Money raised this year will support the work of Morning Star Trust – there is more information about this charity in the magazine and at the back of church.