WELCOME

to All Saints, Sanderstead

Welcome to All Saints

We seek to Extend God’s Welcome to All!

People have been coming to All Saints church in Sanderstead for over 800 years to meet with God. Of course, over the years many things have changed, but one remains the same: at the heart of church life is Jesus Christ, God’s Son, who gave his life by dying on the cross so that all might be forgiven and enjoy eternal life.

This good news is for everyone without exception. Do take a few moments to read more about activities for both children and adults.

Rev Canon Martin Greenfield

Discover All Saints

Upcoming at All Saints

Coffee Pot

All Saints Halls
Friday 25 August 2017 at 10:00 AM

All Saints Prayer meeting

All Saints
Saturday 26 August 2017 at 09:00 AM

Sanderstead Staycation

All Saints Halls
Tuesday 29 August 2017 at 10:00 AM

Mothers' Union Wave of Prayer

St Catherine's Aisle
Friday 01 September 2017 at 02:00 PM

Coffee Pot

All Saints Halls
Friday 08 September 2017 at 10:00 AM

Family Fun

All Saints Halls
Sunday 17 September 2017 at 03:00 PM

Fresh Encounters

All Saints
Sunday 17 September 2017 at 06:00 PM

Coffee Pot

All Saints
Friday 22 September 2017 at 10:00 AM

Regular pattern of Worship

First Sunday

8.30 am Holy Communion
10.00 am Parish Eucharist

Second Sunday

8.30 am Holy Communion
10.00 am Parish Praise often with baptism

Third Sunday

8.30 am Holy Communion
10.00 am Parish Eucharist

Fourth Sunday if not the last

8.30 am Holy Communion
10.00 am Parish Eucharist

Last Sunday

8.30 am Holy Communion
10.00 am Morning Prayer in Church

Special Services and Information

Sanderstead Bible Week

Sanderstead Bible Week, Mon 14 - Fri 18 August. Guest Speakers at 3 pm and 8 pm. Not to be missed. Everyone welcome. No need to book.

The July newsletter is now available. Click the link below.

Jigsaw Sunday School On 1st, 2nd and 3rd Sundays of each month, primary aged children will have their own teaching, learning, worship and fun during the 10 am service. On the last Sunday of the month everyone is welcome to join in the Sanderstead Light service at 10 am in the Church Hall. 

Coffee Pot runs on alternate Friday mornings from 10 till 12 in the Church Hall,  11th and 25th August... Come along for coffee and a chat.

Team celebration service for St Antony's 60th anniversary. The service will be held at St Antony's on Sunday 17th September at 11 am. Bishop Jonathan will be preaching. There will be no 10 am service at All Saints that Sunday.

All Saints Notices

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Parish Events

Ways into Prayer

Sanderstead Methodist Church

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Memorial Service

St Edmund's

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Ashburnam

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News from around the Parish

August Team Newsletter

06 August 2017

Sanderstead Team Newsletter

Letter from the Hawksbees

26 July 2017

Our Mission Partners in Paraguay

St Antony's Community Day

18 July 2017

A community day to celebrate St Antony's 60th anniversary

Team July Newsletter

02 July 2017

Contact All Saints

Clergy

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Rev Canon Martin Greenfield
email rector@sanderstead-parish.org.uk
tel 020 8657 1366
Thumb jeremygroombridge Curate
Rev Jeremy Groombridge
email jeremy@sanderstead-parish.org.uk
tel 020 8668 7795

Readers

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Penny Bird
email ppenybird@yahoo.co.uk
tel 020 8657 1176

Southwark Pastoral Auxiliary

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Arnold Butler
email via Parish Office
tel 020 8657 0665
Thumb gerieknights Southwark Pastoral Auxiliary
Gerie Knights
email via Parish Office
tel 020 8657 0665

Administrators

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Paul Shipley
email parish.office@sanderstead-parish.org.uk
tel 020 8657 0665
Thumb alice price Rector's Assistant
Alice Price
email alice@sanderstead-parish.org.uk
tel 020 8657 0665
Thumb star Caretaker, All Saints
Owen Griffiths
email griffithsowen@hotmail.com
tel 07443 337489

Church Warden

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Lynne Davison
email churchwarden@sanderstead-parish.org.uk
tel 020 8407 1565
Thumb marialinford Church Warden, All Saints
Maria Linford
email churchwarden@sanderstead-parish.org.uk
tel 020 8657 5363

Musicians

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John Jones
email n/a
tel 01883 347367

Finding All Saints

Address

Onslow Gardens, Sanderstead, CR2 9AB

By car

All Saints is on the corner of Onslow Gardens and Addington Road on the A2022 in Sanderstead. There is a car park beside the church and free parking in nearby roads. Please park thoughtfully.

By bus

All Saints is close to bus stops on the 403 route between West Croydon and Warlingham, the 412 route between West Croydon and Purley and the 359 between New Addington and Purley.

By train

All Saints is approx 1.3 miles uphill from Sanderstead, Purley Oaks and Riddlesdown stations. The 403 bus route runs close to Sanderstead station, and is 1/4 mile from Purley Oaks. The 412 bus route runs 1/4 mile from Riddlesdown

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Safeguarding

All Saints follows Southwark Diocese Safeguarding Policies, Procedures and Guidelines set out in their Manual entitled A Safe Church. Should you have a concern about safeguarding, please immediately contact the Rector on 020 8657 1366 or Margaret Quiney our Safeguarding Officer on 020 8657 4087.

Charities

All Saints actively supports a number of Christian charities, through prayer, raising awareness and a variety of fund raising activities.

Christian Aid

www.christianaid.org.uk

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Tanzania Development Trust

www.tanzdevtrust.org

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The Children's Society

www.childrenssociety.org.uk

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The Croydon Refugee Day Centre

www.croydonrefugeedaycentre.co.uk

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Croydon Zimbabwe Link

www.croydonzimbabwelink.org.uk/

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Get Involved at All Saints

House Groups

House Groups meet in homes around the parish, mostly in the evening, but some daytime. There are between seven and twelve people in each group. We have a flexible programme of Bible study and discussions. House groups usually meet in term times and break up during Lent for an ecumenical programme of study up to Holy Week. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to join a House Group. Please contact Rosemary Kempsell, telephone, 020 8657 0482 or Jeremy Groombridge jeremy@sanderstead-parish.org.uk if you would like to join a house group or for more information.

Green Team

All Saints has a lively green group which organises recycling events and provides information on how to live more sustainably by reducing energy and water consumption and purchasing carbon offsets for air travel. If you would like to know more or even better join the group please contact Richard Bird at birdrichard385@googlemail.com.

Mothers' Union

Sanderstead Parish Mothers' Union includes members from all four churches in the parish. Click here for the current programme For more information please contact Rosemary Kempsell, 020 8657 0482, email rosemary@kempsell.freeserve.co.uk.

Men's Group

All Saints Men's group meet occasionally and informally, for a curry or for more organised events. To find out what's happening please contact Rev Jeremy Groombridge.

Choir

All Saints has a small and dedicated robed choir which, special occasions apart, rehearses from 7.30pm – 8.30pm on alternate Fridays in preparation for Choral Eucharist on the first and third Sundays of the month. There is no formal audition for choir membership, although it would be anticipated that members would be able to follow the overall shape of a musical line at the correct pitch. The choir would welcome new members of any age or voice, providing an ideal opportunity for anyone seeking that unity in diversity offered through part singing in a sacred setting, while not being unduly demanding on time commitment. Enquiries should be directed to the organist and choirmaster, Mr John Jones, via the Parish Office parish.office@sanderstead-parish.org.uk Tel: 0208 657 0665.

Handbells

Two Teams of handbell ringers are based at All Saints. The SAS ringers, who rehearse on a Monday evening, and the 2 O'Clock Bells, who rehearse on Monday afternoon - at 2 o'clock! Both teams would welcome new members who can commit to regular practices. Please also enquire of the teams if you would like to hear us play. More details can be found on our website - www.sandersteadbells.org.uk

Activities for Children

Visit our Children's Page for a host of activities for Children in Sanderstead Parish.

Toddler Groups

Two toddler groups are held in the Church Halls on Tuesday and Friday mornings. Please contact the Parish Office parish.office@sanderstead-parish.org.uk for details.

Family Fun

Especially for little ones and their families to have fun together. Held monthly one Sunday afternoon of the month at 3pm. With crafts, Bible stories, songs, tea and chat. More details from Emma Greenfield children@sanderstead-parish.org.uk, 020 8657 1366.

Coffee Pot

Coffee, Cake and Company, Onslow Gardens, Meet and Mingle, everyone’s invited. Alternate Fridays, 10 till 12, All Saints Small Hall. See events list for dates.

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