THIS SUNDAY - 30th October

Service of the Word

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Title: Service of the Word
Speaker: Catharina Olsson Gisleskog
Reading: Luke 6: 20-31

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Children’s groups will be meeting this week. Parents can drop their children off at 10:30am and pick them up at 12pm.

SUMMIT | 6.30pm | Old Vicarage

Summit will meet as usual.
More details about Youth 


Home Groups
Throughout the week
Joining a home group is a brilliant chance to meet and pray with others, build relationships, support one another, exchange views and explore God's word together. Take a look at the groups and sign up here or contact the office. 
Standing in the Gap (Prayer meeting)
Saturdays | 7 - 8am | Online

On Zoom, join us online here.
[Meeting ID: 223 851 1807 | Passcode: inthegap]
Open Church
Tuesday | 10am - 12pm | Church

Come along for a chat, fellowship or private prayer. Refreshments will be served. 
If you are interested in volunteering please contact Dammy via
Parent & Toddlers
Wednesdays / 1.15-2.45pm / Vicarage Hall

Fun space for children to play and for parents/guardians to connect. No need to book, just drop up. Wednesdays in term time. 
The Gathering

Join the Junction Small Group for an intimate time with God and the Bible in the Old Vicarage on Wednesday evenings at 7.30 pm, on 2nd and 4th Wednesdays in the month.
All welcome.
Gospel Night

Sunday 30th October, 6:30 pm.
Come and join a night of unhindered Praise. Guest speaker: Pastor Andre Gabriel. Music lead: Aonu Zoccheus.
Dementia Cafe

9th and 23rd November |1pm to 3pm | Church
Every Wednesday | 5.30-6.30pm | Church

CLICK HERE for more information
New Vicar Update
New Vicar for St Mark's Gillingham and St Mary's Island churches announced.
Click link for announcement details.
Thank you all for Tuesday Institution Service

Thank you to all that were involved in the planning, preparation, and service. Also thank you to all who came or watched the service.

David Norton has asked that people collect stamps from any letters they receive.  If you could keep them until you have a few and then give them to David, he will pass these to the Leprosy Mission.
Medway Open Lecture Series 2022/23
A collaboration between Kent, Greenwich and Canterbury Christ Church universities. 
Lectures open to the public, as well as staff and students.
These will generally be one lecture on the last Wednesday of the month from 6-7pm, delivered in the Pilkington Lecture Theatre.
The first four lectures have been confirmed and you can book a free ticket here:




Worldwide –
  • Myanmar, where it’s reported, an air raid targeting one of Myanmar's biggest ethnic insurgent groups has killed at least 50 people and injured about 100;
  • for resolution of the long-disputed Kachin state area and peace.  
  • The hungry and thirsty in our world, including Somalia, Kenya, Ethiopia & South Sudan.
  • May there be a will for peace and for dialogue to aid the plight of the vulnerable & needy, the desperate and the entrapped.  
  • God’s Justice for Ukraine and elsewhere suffering oppression and the desolations of war & violence;
  • for the grieving families of Russia, Ukraine, and the many others places in the world, that they are comforted. 
  • For the charities and organisations dear to us, that they be effective and wise in their decision-making.  
The UK –
  • for stability, wisdom & consideration of all peoples; and for unity in these challenging times. For worried communities that they are, and feel, supported.
God’s Church –
  • For God’s many comforts for Sally Bloor, SMIC, family & friends, grieving for John Bloor.
If you would like to be added to the Prayer & Praise email list to receive weekly praise reports and prayer requests from our church family please contact Kath Burtrand: 
Foodbank. If you would like to donate to Foodbank, here is the link to the autumn shopping list of things that are needed for those who are in need.


Next Sunday
6th November |10.30am | Church

Title: All Age Service
Speaker: All Age team
Peace and Hope

Saturday 5th November, 10:30am, Vicarage Hall


Thank you for the week
Thank you to the Reverend Catharina for accepting and becoming our new Vicar of St Marks Church and St Mary’s Island Church.
St Mark’s Church
Canterbury Street, Gillingham, ME7 5TP
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Office: The Old Vicarage, Vicarage Road, Gillingham, ME7 5JA

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Monday, Wednesday & Thursday | 10.00am - 2.00pm
Fridays | 10:00am – 12 noon
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appointment & do not drop by without prior arrangement. 
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