Messy Church Saturday 7th December 10 am to Noon in the Carter Room.

Film Club will be meeting in SS Carter Room Saturday afternoon - no film club in December. Next January 18th- The Hundred Foot Journey.

God With Us at St Mary’s Sanderstead each Monday in Advent 7.30 pm for cheese and wine speakers from Diocese of Southwark. 2nd Jonathan Clark,  Bishop of Croydon, 9th Andrew Nunn,  Dean of Southwark, 16th Chris Skilton, Archdeacon, 23rd Christopher Chessun, Bishop of Southwark.

Souper Lunches starts Tuesday 3rd December Noon onwards in the Carter Room and then weekly.
Come along and meet friends and have some soup !
Rev’d Katherine Percival’s installation as Sub Dean ans Canon Chancellor in Portsmouth on Sunday December 15th. If you would like to attend, sign the list. There will be a 26-seater coach shared with St Mark’s is leaving at 3.30pm from St Mark's cost £15

Carlene House will be performing their Christmas Show in the Church Hall on Monday, 16th December starting at 11am  -  all welcome.

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 2019

September 14th or 21st To Be Confirmed -Quiz Night @ Christ Church

October & November- Preparation for Toys for Joy and Christmas Lunch on Jesus
1st week in December sort toys
2nd week in December distribute toys
3 CLOJ  training sessions in December

23rd December pack and distribute hampers


News from your Scout Group - 25th Purley (St. Mark’s) 
Jumble Sale, Saturday 1st February 2020 from 1pm – 3pm                                       
WANTED: Anything Saleable including unwanted gifts, Clothing, Nearly new, Brick-a-brac, Toys, Books, DVD’s, Shoes etc… If it’s saleable, we’ll sell it!
 You are very welcome to bring donations to St. Mark's Church Hall on Friday 31st January from 6pm til 9pm or Saturday 1st February from 8am to 10am using our drive through service – we are very happy to unload for you too!                                   

For updates and in case of adverse weather, visit the 25th Purley web site for latest news at                                                                                                                              
Help from friends and supporters is always much appreciated on the Friday evening from 6pm til 9pm; Saturday morning from 9am to 12 noon for final preparations; 1pm to 3pm selling and from 3pm clearing up. 
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: