WELCOME

to St Antony, Hamsey Green

Welcome to St Antony's

We welcome you to the Church of St Antony’s, Wentworth Way. We celebrated our 60 Anniversary in September 2017. The church has been newly refurbished following storm damage in 2013 and we welcome new members, new ideas and new friends. We are small church which would like to grow - do join us!

Services are currently held on the fourth Sunday each month and on other Sundays worship is shared with St Edmund’s Church, Riddlesdown. T4U meets twice a month; on the third Monday we hold communion where worship is shared and followed by tea and cakes.

Most recently the worshipping community focussed on ‘faith‘ and ways to share our faith through ‘Faith Pictures’. This gave us the opportunity to join together with St Edmund’s Church and share our views of what faith means.

Links with the local community particularly matter to us and currently the church is regularly used by local community groups including a Dance studio, Karate, and a daily Pre-School. We would like to extend our links further with the community and should you be interested in using the Church Hall then please get in touch with the Parish Office.

Regular pattern of Worship

First Monday

2.30pm T4U

Third Monday

2.00pm Holy Communion and T4U

Fourth Sunday

10.00 am Holy Communion

Special Services and Information

Cream teas at St Antony's, July 2019 were enjoyed on a sunny day after a rainy start. We enjoyed delicious refreshments, were tested by quizzes and some of us played games as well.

St Antony's Cream Teas Two people at St Antony's enjoying cream tea

Pet Service at St Antony's Sunday 23rd June at 3.30pm

“A fun time was had by all present. There was a rousing rendition of “Old man Noah had an ark” and stories were told of the love and companionship we enjoy with our pets.”

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St Antony's and St Edmund's Notices

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Parish Events

Afternoon tea and open garden

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News from around the Parish

Team Newsletter July 2019

30 June 2019

Jeremy writes about VICTORY....

“We are more than conquerors through him who loved us” says Paul in Romans 8:37.   I’ve just been watching a programme featuring Canon Andrew White (the   Vicar of Baghdad) who makes this his theme almost everywhere he goes.  Few have known more than he the trials and tribulations of ministry in the most extreme of environments - yet he remains positive, joyful and calm constantly quoting those wonderful words....

 


Team Newsletter June 2019

02 June 2019

"Prayer"   As followers of Jesus Christ, are we praying as he instructed? "Father, Thy Kingdom come."  This time, between Ascension-tide and Pentecost, is a time for focussed prayer. All Saints will be open on Wed 5th and Thurs 6th June, 9am - 8pm, with 'prayer stations' to help us pray, (and other Sanderstead churches will be open for prayer too, see pages 3-5) ..... I really do hope that many will take time out of busy lives to come and pray. Let's not imagine we have to be experts; let's just do what Jesus asked - pray! It works.

Team Newsletter May 2019

05 May 2019

"Unity" In the Acts of the Apostles (Chapter 4 v 32) we read that, ‘all the believers were one in heart and mind.’

Team Newsletter April 2019

31 March 2019

"Prayer, like our Lenten journey, is truly "the heart in pilgrimage". That journey takes us through times of darkness and pain, but ultimately transposes into a different tune of the "softness, and peace, and joy, and love, and bliss" which we experience on Easter Sunday. May God bless you all as you continue your journey..."

Contact St Antony's

Clergy

Thumb susanatkinsonjones Team Vicar, St Antony's and St Edmund's
Rev Susan Atkinson Jones
email susan@sanderstead-parish.org.uk / twitter.com/revsusan5
tel 020 8657 5505

Church Warden

Thumb linda etheridge St Antony's Church Warden
Linda Etheridge
email lindaetheridge1912@gmail.com
tel 020 8657 6721 / mob 07792 360385

Administrators

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Paul Shipley
email parish.office@sanderstead-parish.org.uk
tel 020 8657 0665

Address

St Antony's Church, Wentworth Way, South Croydon, CR2 9EW

Enquiries

Please contact the Parish Office, tel 020 8657 0665, Email parish.office@sanderstead-parish.org.uk

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Safeguarding

St Antony's 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 Rev Susan Atkinson-Jones on 020 8657 5505 or Gill Tobin our Safeguarding Officer on 020 8651 1175.

  • NSPCC Child Protection Helpline: 0808 800 5000 (lines free and open 24 hours). Phone if you are worried about a child
  • Child-line: 0800 1111 (lines free and open 24 hours). Phone if you are a child or young person and are worried about anything
  • National Domestic Violence Helpline: 0808 2000 247 (lines free and open 24 hours). Phone if you are experiencing domestic abuse
  • Samaritans Helpline: 116 123 (open 24 hours). Phone if you feel you are struggling to cope and need someone to talk to
  • Action on Elder Abuse Helpline: 080 8808 8141 ( free phone Monday to Friday 9- 5pm)

Finding St Antony's

By car

St Antony's is on Wentworth Way in Hamsey Green, which is a turning off the B269, Limpsfield Road and close to the junction with Tithepit Shaw Lane. Please park thoughtfully on nearby roads.

By bus

The church is 1/6 mile from the 403 bus stop in Hamsey Green, at the end of Clyde Avenue.

By train

St Antony's is approx 2 miles from Sanderstead Station, which is on the 403 bus route. Or approx 1 mile uphill from stations at Whyteleafe, on the Caterham line, and Upper Warlingham, on the East Grinstead line.

Get Involved at St Antony's

St Antony's Women's Social Group, WSG

The Women’s Group’ (WSG) meets regularly; both to ‘learn more’ from regular speakers and also as a social group, occasionally going out for a meal together. New members of all ages are most welcome. Contact Barbara on 020 8657 5239, albarb2011@hotmail.co.uk to find out more.

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.

Charities

St Antony's 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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The Croydon Refugee Day Centre

www.croydonrefugeedaycentre.co.uk

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The Children's Society

www.childrenssociety.org.uk

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Samaritan's Purse - Operation Christmas Child

www.samaritans-purse.org.uk/

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British Red Cross Emergency Fund

www.redcross.org.uk

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The Purley Food Hub

www.purleyfoodhub.net

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