St Martin’s Sunday Club Newsletter September 2017

St Martin’s Sunday Club Newsletter – September 2017

Welcome back, we hope you all had a great summer break.

On Saturday 22nd July we all went to Washbrook Farm for our summer outing. It was wonderful to travel all together by double decker bus! The children had great fun in the park area, had the opportunity to hold some of the small animals and we all had a tractor ride. Everyone enjoyed and appreciated the packed lunch provided by the Church. Despite the weather turning a bit wet in the afternoon, it was a lovely day out.

During the summer break, we held a series of 3 workshops. We looked at the life and work of St. Alban the first week, St. Wilfrid the second week and St. Martin the third week. We all learned a lot! The children have created a book in which to display their work and all that they have learned about our patron saints. Thank you especially to Clair for her hard work and effort in bringing the workshops together.

Please tell your friends about the great activities that we do, and the fun that we have in Sunday Club, and encourage them to come along and join us.

Dates for your diary

Saturday 30th September – McMillan fund raising coffee morning – 11.30-1.30, in Church.

Sunday 1st October   –   Harvest Family Service followed by Parish Lunch- 11am . No Sunday Club, meet in Church. This year we will be supporting the Brighton Churches Night Shelter Project – supporting the homeless of our city.  Toys and colouring available at all services.

Sunday 15th October – Healing service – 10am.We’ve all heard about the wonderful healing miracles that Jesus performed. This service brings those miracles alive for the Church today with an opportunity for everyone to receive and experience the healing touch of Jesus. Sunday Club will run as usual. All children and parents will be encouraged to participate in the laying on of hands and anointing part of the service.

Saturday 28th October – Jumble Sale in the Church Hall, 10am-12 noon. Please help if you can.

Saturday 11th November   –   St Martin’s Day   -Family Mass at midday .

Sunday 12th November – Remembrance Sunday. 10am Mass – No Sunday Club, meet in Church.

Saturday  25th November   –  St Martin’s Christmas fair – 10am – 2pm donations of good quality toys will be gratefully received for the Sunday Club stall –  time to sort out the toy box! Help to set up the hall on the 24th, staff a stall on the 25th and clear away after the fair needed -PLEASE!

Sunday 3rd December – Christingle celebration. Sunday Club as usual but with the added fun of making a Christingle.

Saturday 16th December  –  Sunday Club Nativity play rehearsal with fun and games and lunch too! 10.30am-1.30pm , in the Church.

Sunday 17th December  –  Nativity play – Performance at the end of Mass.

Sunday 17th December   –  Carols for all the family – 4 pm, All welcome.

Sunday 24th December   – Sunday Club as usual at 10am. Crib Service  –  4pm

Sunday 24th December  –  Midnight Mass – 11.30pm

Monday 25th December  –  Family Mass  – 10am.  A really important day to try your best to be in Church for the day we celebrate Jesus’ birthday.

No Sunday Club on the 31st December or 7th January. Toys and colouring sheets available in Church.

Sunday  14th January  2018 –  Sunday Club resumes.

 January  2018  –  Rottingdean pantomime –    Sleeping Beauty, Saturday 20th January. Please see Marilyn to book your place.



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