Parish Pilgrimage to St Albans June 21st-22 n d The Alban Pilgrimage Provisional Itinerary Unique to St Albans, this is a must see event. Every year, on or around St Alban's Feast Day, thousands of people gather in Verulamium Park to witness the re-enactment of the events leading up to the death of Britain's first martyr - St Alban. SATURDAY 21st JUNE Early departure by private bus to arrive in St Albans by 10am. Enjoy the Procession and Festival Eucharist in the Abbey at 12 noon with the US Presiding Bishop preaching. Free time in afternoon plus Festival Choral Evensong with John Bell (Iona Community) preaching. Evening meal in St Albans Private bus to Redbourn. Stay in Aubrey’s Park Hotel or with host families. The giant, spectacular puppet procession through the city to the Cathedral includes Roman chariots, 12-foot tall puppets and hundreds of local children dressed as roses, soldiers, stained glass windows, angels and monks. Afterwards enjoy a host of children and family activities all day long. The combination of celebration, drama and family fun is not to be missed so come and be part of this magnificent event. - All are welcome! SUNDAY 22nd JUNE Parish Communion in Redbourn at 9.30am (June 22nd) followed by early lunch and return by private bus . BOOKING FORM OVERLEAF PLEASE RETURN BOOKING FORM BY SUNDAY 27th APRIL 2014 Joe Moffatt, [email protected] Sandy Symes, [email protected] U S P r e s i d i n g B i s h o p ( 2 1 s t J u n e , 1 2 n o o n , S t A l b a n s Cathedral) The Most Rev. Dr. Katharine Jefferts Schori, previously Bishop of Nevada, is the 26th Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church. She is chief pastor to the Episcopal Church's 1.2 million members in 17 countries and 109 dioceses, ecumenical officer, and primate, joining leaders of the other 38 Anglican Provinces in consultation for global good and reconciliation. John Bell (21st June, Festival Coral Evensong) John Bell is a hymn-writer, a Church of Scotland minister, he is a member of the Iona Community, a broadcaster, and former student activist. He works throughout the world, lecturing in theological colleges in the UK, Canada and the United States, but is primarily concerned with the renewal of congregational worship at the grass roots level. The Reverend Will Gibbs (22nd June, St Mary’s Church, Redbourn) Reverend Will Gibbs, is vicar of St Mary’s Church in St Alban’s neighbouring parish, Redbourn. St Mary’s has a thriving and inclusive fellowship of some 300 members from all ages and backgrounds. As a good friend of Joe’s, Revd. Will Gibbs has offered to help with local accommodation, host early lunch on Sunday and of course welcome us all at St Mary’s main Parish Communion service at 9:30am Roundtrip Transport Price Per Person: Full Seat Fare (12yr+) £15.00 / Half Seat Fare (3-11yrs) £10.00 / Baby or Toddler (baby seat required) £5.00 Parish Pilgrimage to St Albans June 21st-22nd ATTENDEE DETAILS: (Please complete this form using BLOCK CAPITALS) Main Contact Name_________________________________________________________ Address ______________________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________Post Code __________________Day Tel No ___________________________________ Mobile _________________________________Email _________________________________________________________ ADDITIONAL GROUP MEMBERS: NO. FIRST NAME SURNAME AGE IF UNDER 18 £15/£10/£5 per person 1 2 3 4 5 TOTAL (To secure your place, please return this form with full payment. Please note that the above cost per person is for return transfer and driver costs and excludes all meal, accommodation and sundry costs relating to your weekend trip). £ ACCOMMODATION PREFERENCE: PAYMENT: Cheque (Payable to: Church of St Mary with St Alban) Bank Transfer Account Name: Church of St Mary with St Alban Account: 80221546 Sort Code: 20 46 73 Reference: St Albans (+YOUR SURNAME) OTHER INFORMATION: Do you or anyone in your group have any Special dietary requirements? NO YES Medical conditions or allergies? NO YES If yes, please specify: ______________________________ _________________________________________________ We’d like to stay with a local family. We’d like to stay at the Aubrey’s Park Hotel Hotel Room Requirement: No. of £ per room * £49 * £59 * £69 Room Type Single Room Double Room 2Aduts Family 2 Adults +1child Please tick box if you require a baby’s cot in your room. * Please note the above prices are currently a guide but we do not expect prices to change significantly. Your request will be booked but settlement of accommodation costs will be required by all guests on departure.