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Weekly Pew Sheet for Sunday 26th May 2019

by Chris Richardson

NEW SUMMER ALPHA COURSE 29th MayIf you’ve not experienced the new Alpha film series yet then you’re in for a treat if you come along to our next course. The films are both challenging and inspiring – they help us address questions of life and of faith – and help renew our Christian life. Our […]

Weekly Pew Sheet for Sunday 28th April 2019

by Chris Richardson

NEW THIS WEEK! – COME AND TRY ‘CONNECTIONS’, our fortnightly Coffee and Activities Morning for Seniors starts on THURSDAY, 2nd May 10-11.30 am in the Scout Hut, Clayhall Road. (More details in the parish mag). Would you be able to help with serving coffee or washing up? Please sign the list at the back of church […]

Weekly Pew Sheet for Sunday 7th April 2019

by Chris Richardson

Thank you so much to all who’ve raised money and given to our Africa Partnerships. Your ongoing support for Christian Aid in Ghana and of CHASE Africa in Kenya is wonderful. We’ve now raised the balance of £2,500 for Christian Aid (total £5,000) and so we look forward to welcoming Christian Aid’s Stephen Dominy to […]

Weekly Pew Sheet for Sunday 24th March 2019

by Chris Richardson

MESSY CHURCH  The next fabulous celebration for children and their adults returns at 3.30pm on Thursday 28th March in the Parish Centre! There will be games, stories, crafts and worship ending with a cooked tea served at 5.15pm. Don’t miss it!  Please read on for this week’s notices: iNViTe for LENT Sunday 24th MarchJoin us for […]

Weekly Pew Sheet for Sunday 6th January 2019

by Chris Richardson

We wish you a very Happy New Year, praying that you would know God’s blessings in your life throughout 2019. Please read on for this week’s notices: ST.FRANCIS’ CHRISTINGLE SERVICE 13th Jan All are welcome to join in St.Francis’ Christingle celebration at 11.15am on Sunday 13th January. ST.FRANCIS’ CHAIRS IN MEMORY We’re delighted that the […]

Pew Sheet for Sunday 16th September 2018

by Chris Richardson

MESSY CHURCH is back on Thursday 27th September at 3.30pm in the Parish Centre. Come and join us for games, crafts, stories and cooked tea! Please read on for this week’s notices: TRAIDCRAFT STALL TODAY Come and get your coffee, chocolate and other Fair-Trade products. We’ll also be taking orders for Advent Calendars and Christmas […]

Weekly Pew Sheet for Sunday 5th August 2018

by Chris Richardson

We’re so pleased that sixty members enjoy meeting regularly in our midweek Bible Fellowship Groups (BFGs)/Home Groups. In fact another forty people have joined our midweek termly courses in the past year too! Both in the Bible and in church life it is such small groups of a dozen people meeting in homes which offer […]

Weekly Pew Sheet for Sunday 29th July 2018

by Chris Richardson

On Sunday, at St Mary’s, we are very much looking forward to Summer Hymns of Praise with Holy Baptism at our 9.15 service. It will be a beautiful service which you are all very welcome indeed to come along to. All of the hymns have been chosen by members of the congregation. Please be aware […]

Weekly Pew Sheet for Sunday 1st July 2018

by Chris Richardson

    PLEASE SPONSOR THE AFRICA CYCLISTS They’re in training and would value your sponsorship for our Africa Partnerships on the form at the back of church – thank you. The team is now complete and are cycling 30 miles in the New Forest on 7th July. Please see the Africa Partnership display in St.Mary’s […]

Weekly Pew Sheet for Sunday 10th June 2018

by Chris Richardson

COMING SOON – A ‘PARENTING FOR FAITH’ COURSE Parenting for Faith is a fantastic 8 week opportunity to get together and think about the way we impact the lives of the children we are involved with. It’s not just for parents but godparents and grandparents too – anyone who plays a key role in the […]