Weekly notices

Second Sunday in Advent
10th December, 2017

6.00 p.m. Evensong and Benediction
Introit: The truth from above, Vaughan Williams
Responses: LeightonTomkins
Canticles: Bairstow in D
Anthem: O magnum mysterium, Victoria
Voluntary:  Gott, durch deine Güte, J.S. Bach
The Alleyn Singers, dir. Jordan Theis


Mass: Second Week in Advent

Tuesday         9.30 a.m.     Feria
St George’s Drive

Wednesday    9.15 a.m.     School Mass
Mass in the school, Churchill Gardens.
All are welcome (enter via Reception).
7.00 p.m.    St Lucy
Sullivan House
8.00 p.m.    Compline

Thursday 7.30 a.m.    St John of the Cross
Sussex Street

Friday           10.00 a.m.   Feria
Sutherland Row, Sutherland Street

Saturday        9.30 a.m.    of Our Lady
Tachbrook Mews


Next Sunday,
Third Sunday in Advent,
O Sapientia – O, Wisdom from on High
Year B

8.00 a.m.    Holy Communion (B.C.P.)
Tintern House
10.30 a.m.  Sung Mass
Parish and Congregation
6.00 p.m.    Evensong and Benediction
7.30 p.m. Mass

Children are invited join the Children’s Church in the Vestry Hall during the first hymn. They return later in the service so we can take communion together.

dates for the diary
this week

Today: Christmas flyers available for distribution  around the parish – thankyou.
Donations for Christmas Flowers gratefully received.
TuesdayA Pimlico Christmas, 7 p.m. Seasonal music for all led by the Pimlico Musical Foundation Children’s Choir & the Old Royal Naval College Trinity Laban Chapel Choir with children from local primary schools.


Radio 3 Choral Evensong: will be recorded in church, 11.30 a.m., Wednesday, 20th December for broadcast the following Wednesday. All welcome to join the service.
Church decoration for Christmas: this will take place after the 9.30 Mass on Saturday, 23rd December.


Nine Lessons and Carols: 7 p.m., Tuesday 19th December, by candlelight with mulled wine and mince pies.

Christmas Eve
4 p.m.      Crib Service
Children who arrive early may take part in the tableau
11.30 p.m.    Midnight Mass

Christmas Day
8 a.m.      Holy Communion
10.30 a.m.     Sung Mass

The Westminster Chapel Foodbank which meets in the Parish Halls as part of the Pimlico Hub at St Gabriel’s, requests the following items;

Cleaning fluids   Toiletries   Toilet roll
Sanitary towels   Cooking oil   Herbs & Spices
Tins of fruit    Juice
UHT milk    Rice pudding/custard
Coffee      Sugar
Tinned tomatoes  Pasta sauce     Tinned vegetables

Items can be left at the back of church.

Currently the Foodbank is open on Mondays.


Vicar: Fr Owen Higgs










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