Weekly notices

Advent Sunday,
Year A
1st December, 2019

8.00 a.m.    Holy Communion (B.C.P.)
Lutyens House, Maitland Street
10.30 a.m.  Sung Mass
Parish and Congregation 
6.00 p.m. Advent Carol Service,
with the Sovereign Singers, directed by Harry Castle


Mass: First Week in Advent, Year 2

Tuesday        9.30 a.m.      St Francis Xavier
Moyle House, Melrose 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 John of Damascus                                                                                                
Nash House
8.00 p.m.      Compline

Thursday       7.00 p.m.      Feria
Peabody Avenue, Peabody Close

Friday            10.00 a.m      St Nicholas
Lenthall House, Longmore Street

Saturday        9.30 a.m.      St Ambrose
Ranelagh Road


Next Sunday,
Second Sunday in Advent,
Year A

8.00 a.m.    Holy Communion (B.C.P.)
Ripley House
10.30 a.m.  Sung Mass
Parish and Congregation 
6.00 p.m.    Choral Evensong & Benediction
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.
Christmas Flyers: please take a road or block.
Monday: PMF Chorus 7 p.m. rehearsal in the Vestry Hall.
Tuesday: The Pimlico Musical Foundation: Joy to the world, 7 p.m., 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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