Weekly notices

Twenty Eighth Sunday
in Ordinary Time, Year C
13th October, 2019
Harvest Thanksgiving

8.00 a.m.    Holy Communion (B.C.P.)
Sullivan House
10.30 a.m.  Sung Mass
Parish and Congregation 
6.00 p.m. Choral Evensong & Benediction
Introit: Lord, for thy tender mercy’s sake,
                                                                                                                            Responses: Rose
Canticles: Short Service, Farrant
Anthem: O nata lux, Tallis
Voluntary: Prelude in D minor Op. 37, Mendelssohn 
The Cantus Ensemble, dir. Dominic Brennan
7.30 p.m. Mass


Mass: Twenty Eighth Week in Ordinary Time,

Year 1

Tuesday        9.30 a.m.      St Teresa of Avila
Sutherland Row, Sutherland Street

Wednesday   9.15 a.m.      School Mass
All are welcome (enter via Reception).
5.00 p.m.      Choral Evensong
7.00 p.m.   Feria                     
Tachbrook Mews
8.00 p.m.      Compline

Thursday      7.30 a.m.       St Ignatius
of Antioch
Upper Tachbrook Street

Friday            10.00 a.m.     St Luke
Tintern House           

Saturday        9.30 a.m.      of Our Lady
Turpentine Lane


Next Sunday,
Twenty Ninth Sunday
in Ordinary Time, Year C

8.00 a.m.    Holy Communion (B.C.P.)
Vauxhall Bridge Road, Warwick Square Mews
10.30 a.m.  Sung Mass
Parish and Congregation 
6.00 p.m.    Choral Evensong
7.30 p.m.    Mass

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:  Harvest Festival, gifts to The Passage and Westminster Chapel Foodbank.
Monday: PMF Chorus rehearsals begin, 7 p.m., in the Vestry Hall. Concert,  7 p.m., Tuesday, 3rd December.
Thursday: Anglo-Belgian Society: ”Nation shall speak Peace unto Nation,” the BBC’s wartime broadcasts to occupied Belgium. Paul Guinery will talk about the BBC’s fascinating history during WWII followed by a glass of wine, 6.30 p.m. £5 at the door.
Next Sunday: Parish Pray-ers meet at 12 noon in the Lady Chapel.



Choir Lunch: November 24th, in the Parish House. Choir go free, all welcome (£5 suggested donation). List at back of church.
All Souls Day: prayers for the departed will be said at the 9.30 a.m. Mass on Saturday, 2nd November. Sheets for names at the back of church.


Organ Recital by David King, 4 p.m., Sunday, 27th October.
Zimmerman Band: Concert of Bach cantatas, 7 p.m., Friday, 1st November.
The Cantus Ensemble: ‘The arc in the sky,’ 7.30 p.m., Saturday, 2nd November, 7.30 p.m. Pre-concert talk, 7.00 p.m.


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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