Messy Church: Saturday March 7th from 10am until noon in the Carter Room.

Gardening Group Thursday 5th March 10 am to Noon, Come along and help keep our grounds and fabric in good shape. Coffee and chat also provided !

St Swithun's Community Cinema meets in the Carter Room on Saturday afternoon, March 14th  at 2:15 for 2:30 The film will be - "The Life of Pi " Tea and cakes will follow the showing. Entry £4 towards our supported charities. 

Souper Lunches every Tuesday in Term Time, Noon onwards in the Carter Room and then weekly. Come along, meet and make new friends and have some home made soup !
Shrove Tuesday 25th February lunch will be Pancakes !

Lent Courses.   Monday afternoons at 2:00 pm on 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30th March in the Carter Room lead by Joyce Joko-John for most sessions* Tuesday evenings at 7:30 pm on 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31st March in St Mark's lead by Ian Robinson Thursday evenings at 7:30 pm on 27 February and  5th and 12th March 9 Woodcote Valley Road, then in the Carter Roomfor final x2 groups.

The Passage is a Christian Charity working with homeless people
. Please support a St David’s Day concert in aid of The Passage at Methodist Central Hall, Westminster on Friday 28 February at 7.00pm.

Here Am I-Photography Exhibition celebrating 25years of Women’s ordination in the Fairfield Halls.20th January to 17th April. Information sheet at the rear of church.

Mindfulness Course: This 8-week course led by Pat Mulholland will take place on Thursday mornings after Easter, starting with a free taster on April 16th. The course cost will be £40. Enquiries via Paul Sandford Tel 020 8668 1729

NEW! ST. MARK’S COMMUNITY YOUTH CHOIR – ages 9-18 Mondays  - 4.30-6.0pm in St Mark's.  Sessions are free. For more info please contact Diana Van Dromme or Rev’d Fiona at: 

PURLEY FOOD HUB Just over 2,500 meals were provided by Purley Food Hub   to people in crisis in January in a busy start to 2019. In the month that marked the Food Hub’s 6th birthday, it took the overall total of meals provided so far to past 135,000.  February list at back of church – please put donations in the box provided.

HOUSE GROUPS – please see flyers and notice at back of the church for various groups sessions held by St. Mark’s and St. Swithun’s. These meetings help to create a sense of identity and belonging within our church.

USED STAMPS – please donate into the box at back of Church in support of LEPRA – treating leprosy,fighting prejudice and promoting health education.  88p in every £1 goes to support projects; 12p helpsto bring in the next £1.

                       Purley & Kenley Churches Together Diary of Events


News from your Scout Group - 25th Purley (St. Mark’s) 

Beaver and Cub places available – visit our web site - “Join Us”
We have a few places available in January as our young people move on to the next Section. 
If you know a young person keen to become a Beaver or Cub, to make friends, have fun AND go on our amazing camps, please refer their parents to the “Join Us” button on our web site to find out more. 
Barbara McKinnon.                    E mail: