Posts from May 2021

Posts from May 2021

Bereavement Journey

It was so good to see so many of you in the last few days at church as well as seeing you engage online too. A new course will begin this June. The Bereavement Journey is run in small groups over 6 Sessions and is for anyone who has been bereaved. It will start on 8th June, 7.30pm at the Millennium Centre. By means of a series of films and discussion groups it gently guides bereaved people through the most common…

PCC Minutes April 2021

The Parish Church of St Margaret, Rainham Parochial Church Council Wednesday, 14th April 2021 via MS Teams, 19:30 PCC MINUTES Item Details Action 1. Opening Prayer:     NB opened the meeting with prayer.   2. Apologies:     NW chaired the meeting. Apologies were received from Janet Garnons-Williams (JGW), Frank Pantony (FP), Revd Jonathan Jennings (JPJ) and Charley Whittaker (CW).   3. Finance Committee Update:     The predicted general balance for the first quarter was £93,000, actual stands…

Update From Zimbabwe

Updates from Zimbabwe St Margaret’s church has for many years had links with St Phillips Church in Tafara, Zimbabwe. In the past some members of our congregation have visited the area and raised money to support projects. This year we are beginning to strengthen our links again. Each month we are going to be meeting with the Priest in charge Phillip via Zoom to discuss how we can develop friendships, prayer, teaching, and to support each other in our ministries.…

PCC minutes March 2021

The Parish Church of St Margaret, Rainham Parochial Church Council Wednesday, 10 March 2021 via Zoom Item Details Action 1. Opening Prayer:     TW opened the meeting with prayer.   2. Apologies:     These were received from Revd Christine Allen (CA); Revd Jonathan Jennings (JPJ) and Owen Smith (OS).   3. Finance Committee Update:   i. 2020 Accounts – TW referred to the finance documents previously circulated and confirmed that we are close to closing the 2020 accounts.…

Important News!

Important News! Our much-loved office administrator, Kate Canton, who will be known to so many of you, will be retiring before the summer. Kate has worked tirelessly and selflessly in the office for many years now and we are so grateful to her for all she has done in and for the life of St Margaret’s. We will be so sorry to see her leave the staff team.Do be praying for Kate in her last few months in her role,…

Details Of The APCM

Details of the APCM The Annual Parochial Church Meeting will be held virtually at 7:30 pm on the 19th May. This meeting is open to anyone on the electoral roll. Therefore, in order to attend please get in touch with the office, so that we can confirm you are on the roll and are therefore eligible to attend. The cut off point to attend will be noon on 18th May, the day before the meeting. The annual report will be posted on…