Weekly notices

Thirty Third Sunday
in Ordinary Time, Year C
17th November, 2019

8.00 a.m.    Holy Communion (B.C.P.)
Elizabeth Bridge, Erskine House
10.30 a.m.  Sung Mass
Parish and Congregation 
6.00 p.m. Choral Evensong & Benediction
Introit: Locus iste, Bruckner
Responses: Shepherd
Canticles: in B Flat, Stanford
Anthem: Justorum animæ, Ireland
Voluntary: Dorian Toccata in D minor, BWV 538, J.S. Bach
The Cantus Ensemble, dir. Dominic Brennan
7.30 p.m. Mass


Mass: Thirty Third Week in Ordinary Time,
Year 1

Tuesday        9.30 a.m.      St Hilda
Furness House, Gifford House

Wednesday   9.15 a.m.      School Mass
All are welcome (enter via Reception)
5.00 p.m.      Choral Evensong
7.00 p.m.       St Edmund                                                                                                Gilbert House
8.00 p.m.      Compline

Thursday       7.30 a.m.      Feria
Gillingham Mews

Friday            10.00 a.m.     St Cecilia
Gillingham Row, Gillingham Street

Saturday        9.30 a.m.      of Our Lady
Glastonbury House, Gloucester Street



Next Sunday,
Christ the King,
Year C

8.00 a.m.    Holy Communion (B.C.P.)
Grosvenor Road, Guildhouse Street
10.30 a.m.  Sung Mass
Parish and Congregation 
6.00 p.m.    Choral Evensong
7.30 p.m.    Mass


Children’s Church
Children are invited to 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.

Heaven’s Gate Mission
At St Gabriel’s Parish House, Churchill Gardens, every Sunday
6.30 p.m.    Contemplative Prayer


The Parish’s GDPR General Notice is published in hardcopy on the noticeboard at the back of church. For further information, please see Matthew Hird.


dates for the diary
this week

Today: Parish Pray-ers meet at 12 noon in the Lady Chapel.
Monday: PMF Chorus 7 p.m. rehearsal in the Vestry Hall.
Next Sunday: Choir Lunch, in the Parish House. Choir go free, all welcome (£5 suggested donation).



Advent Carol Service: 6 p.m., Sunday, 1st December.
The Pimlico Musical Foundation: Joy to the world, 7 p.m., Tuesday, 3rd December. Free.
The Cantus Ensemble Presents: A Cantus Christmas, 7.30 p.m., Saturday, 14 December. An enticing mix of choral favourites, audience carols and festive close harmony, with a side of mince pies and mulled wine.



Thursday, 19th December
7 p.m.          Service of Nine Lessons
& Carols
Led by St Gabriel’s Choir
& Choirs of the Pimlico Musical Foundation


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


If you would like to learn more about what Christians believe or to be confirmed, please see Fr Owen.


PCC Safeguarding Policy 2019

Parish Safeguarding Advisors
Caroline Colvin 07960 438 504
Valerie Michelet 020 7834 2573

Safeguarding Helpline 020 7932 1124  Out of hours  030 3003 1111 

St Gabriel’s PCC at its meeting on 7th April 2019 adopted the House of Bishop’s ‘Promoting a Safer Church; safeguarding policy statement’. Hardcopy of this statement signed by the Vicar and Churchwardens is available on request. Further details of this policy may be found at https://www.churchofengland.org/safeguarding/promoting-safer-church-safeguarding. A copy of the Diocese of London Safeguarding policy may be found athttps://www.london.anglican.org/support/safeguarding.

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

St Gabriel’s Church
30 Warwick Square
London SW1V 2AD

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