Almighty God, you show to those who are in error the light of your truth, that they may return to the way of righteousness: grant to all those who are admitted into the fellowship of Christ’s religion, that they may reject those things that are contrary to their profession, and follow all such things as are agreeable to the same; through our Lord Jesus Christ, who is alive and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever.
Morning Prayer is said at 8:45am in the Lady Chapel every weekday apart from Friday when Daily Prayer will be said there at 12 noon. On Wednesday, there is a service of Holy Communion in the Church at 11am.
Long Term Concerns
Those in our congregation who have long term concerns are named in prayer corner and are prayed for daily.
Please remember particularly in your prayers:
Phyllis Russell, Sue Pratt, Paul Berning, Mike Stewart, Jack Judd, John Sutherland, Nicola Carnegie-Floyd, Audrey Timmins.
And those who have recently died:
Arthur Boggis, Ann Higgs, John Campbell, John Jones, John Crust.
John Campbell's funeral - Friday 29 March, 2.45pm at Randalls Park Crematorium. Please no dark clothes. Only family flowers. Afterwards all are invited to Dorking Golf Club. Any donations to Princess Alice Hospice.
This year a new parochial Electoral Roll for St Martin's and St Mary's is being prepared from scratch, so everybody who wishes to be on the new roll needs to fill out an application form (available at the back of church), regardless of whether they are on the current roll. Completed forms must be returned to Elizabeth Dobson, the electoral roll officer, no later than Monday 25 March.
Life sometimes delivers severe blows and problems that are just too much to cope with on your own. The Church and Christian Centre, are here to support you and the community of Dorking both pastorally and spiritually. If you need somebody to talk to in complete confidence, for whatever reason, we are here to help. The Church Pastoral team has three trained and authorised Pastoral Assistants and Methodist Pastoral Visitors, all of whom are experienced and can offer understanding and prayerful support. The Christian Centre offers a drop-in Listening Service on Monday mornings in the Centre Café (10:30 – 12:00). The Chaplain is usually available on Monday mornings plus variable other weekday mornings, but you may prefer to make an appointment to see her via The Centre Managers. One of our Monday morning Listeners is also a trained Counsellor (UPCA registered) and she can off private appointments on request for counselling.
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or by telephone to 01306 884229.
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