Announcements

Announcements

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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…

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…

Terry ‘s Licensing

Terry Whittaker’s Licensing Service Tomorrow (Tuesday 13th April), Terry will be licensed as Chaplain to Medway Police and as a Lay Funeral Minister. We celebrate these callings on Terry’s life and trust that God will use him powerfully in these areas. Do join us in praying for Terry at this time.

Open Letter Regarding IICSA

Wednesday, 7 October 2020 Dear Parishioners, I am writing to you following the publication this week of the report by the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse into the Anglican Church (IICSA). The report is based on public hearings held during July 2019, which examined the response of the Church of England and Church in Wales to allegations of child sexual abuse, as well as the adequacy of current safeguarding policies and practices.  ‘ It found systematic failings within the…

Pastoral Letter

Dear Friends, As our country begins the process of re-opening—and as opinions and passions swirl about the best way to do that—I want to share a few words about our process of resuming services and activities in St Margaret’s in light of the Government’s announcement yesterday. Let me start off by saying that no one is more excited about that day than I am! I truly miss seeing you and while I’m so thankful for the ways we’ve stayed connected…

Home Worship

Please find below resources we have produced for worship at home. We will be using this as the basis for all our live-streaming over the coming weeks.

Pastoral Letter

Dear friends, I want to update you on what’s happening at St Margaret’s in light of coronavirus (COVID-19). Like you, I’ve been following this evolving story with great concern. We’ve also liaised with the Diocese of Rochester and the Archbishops on how to move forward at this time. Church isn’t something you can cancel. It’s what happens whenever ordinary people show the world the good news of Jesus. I’m already extremely proud of how you as the church are supporting…

Event update

In accordance with advice from Public Health please note the following events have been postponed for the foreseeable future: Luncheon Club, Thursday Coffee morning, Ladies who lunch.The Friends Quiz evening and the Beetle Drive have also both been postponed. Please continue to watch our Face Book page and the Church Website for further information.