UP AND COMING SOCIAL EVENTS................
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Leavers’ Bibles - As a parish we give Bibles to all leavers from our Church school. These cost approximately £15 each. Donations towards the cost of these would be gratefully received.
Three Decker - The meeting to collate copy for the September edition of The Three Decker is on Monday August 5th. All copy should be sent to email@example.com before the meeting.
Parish Fun Evening – 19th July – We thank our participants and helpers for producing a very enjoyable evening which has raised £333 for Parish Funds.
Singalong to ‘Mamma Mia, Here we go Again’ – 7pm Friday 30th August in the community Hall with hot supper, popcorn, choc-ices, bar and raffle. Tickets £8 adult, £4 child, £20 family, from Beryl Foster, Colin Jones and Bob Moore (664302).
Confirmation – preparation classes will be taking place from 7.30pm on the 19th Sept and 3rd, 10th and 17th Oct in Holy Trinity Church in preparation for the Confirmation service on the 27th October, with an ‘after confirmation’ class on 8th Nov. All ages are welcome to attend these classes if you have wondered about confirmation. For more information, feel free to speak to one of the clergy.
Christian Aid Week 2019 – The total raised is £1412.10. Thank you and Well Done to all our collectors – many of the projects we support are mentioned in our Points for Prayer.
Drop In - There will be no Tuesday Morning Drop In on Tuesday 13th of August. There will be a meeting on Tuesday 20th August as normal.
SHCT Cycle Ride & Stride, Saturday 14th September – Sponsorship Forms and lists to sign up to take part as a cyclist, walker or recorder are in each of our 3 churches. The list of churches open will be available nearer the date. Help is particularly required for recorders to note the names of our visitors, sign their sponsorship forms and offer refreshments. For further information contact Anne Parkhill (Tel: 662590).
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 and at http://www.berkswich.org.uk/practising-generosity.html
100 Club – John Kemp has been organising our very successful Community Hall 100 club for over 10 years and now seeks someone to take this over after a suitable period of training. Please speak to John for further information.
St Thomas’ Gardens – a gardener is required to assist the team at St Thomas to carry out mowing, tree and bush pruning duties, evening/weekend. Please contact John Morris on 660008.
Reserve the date – we’ll be holding a thank you BBQ for anyone who has helped in church in any way this summer on Saturday 24th August in the Vicarage Garden (weather permitting). Sign up sheets at the back of church.
Backpack Blessing – remember to invite people you know to our backpack blessing – on Sunday 1st Sept at the HT Family Eucharist (10.30am) we’ll be praying for people going back to school or college, and asking God to bless the new academic year.