UP AND COMING SOCIAL EVENTS................ Meet like minded people doing the same things that you enjoy too!
Dates for your diary – quite a few special services are around the corner – Please note that the Holy Trinity Patronal Festival will be at 7.30pm, Monday 17th June not on Trinity Sunday; Corpus Christi Eucharist & Commissioning of Chalice Administrators, 7.30pm 20th June; Ordination of David Clark, 10am 30th June @ Lichfield Cathedral, with Parish Welcome Service 6.30pm that evening in Holy Trinity.
Ordination of Dave Clark – we hope to arrange a coach to take people to the ordination service for our new curate on the 30th June. To help give us an idea of numbers, sign-up sheets are now at the back of the churches.
Golden Wedding - Chris and John Saberton invite you join them to celebrate their Golden Wedding with a glass of wine in the Community Hall after the 10.30 Eucharist at Holy Trinity on Sunday 23rd June.
Donations to the NSPCC would be very welcome but no presents please.
Wanted - two people to clean the brasses at St Thomas’ Church, once per month. Please contact the Parish Office if you are able to help. Thankyou.
Confirmation – we have booked Bishop Geoff (Bishop of Stafford) for confirmations in the Parish on the 27th October. Confirmation classes will begin in the autumn, but if you have wondered about confirmation, or would like to know more about it, please speak to Fr Graham or Joy.
Planned giving – the Diocese now offer a new way of managing your planned giving. Using Direct Debit the new scheme will (only on your authorisation) automatically include an inflationary increase/decrease to the amount you give each year. Leaflets and forms about this are at the back of the churches.
100+ Club Fundraiser for the Hall – Since 2010 about £700 per year is raised for hall funds. Winning numbers in the first four draws this year are: 8 (£30), 17 (£20), 90 (£15 ,) 17 (£30), and 54 (£15).