In St Mary’s we have one more clearing job to do in preparation for the coming of Easter. Please join our Churchyard Tidy on Saturday 1st April 10am noon. Everyone can join in and would be very welcome. Bring your own tools and some sunshine. Tea/Coffee are provided and cakes are available to buy.
We then move on to Holy Week and Easter with an array of special services and events
For details of all the services, click on Easter Services
A Children’s workshop runs alongside the Good Friday service. Click on Children & Families for more information.
and JamWorkx have been working hard on some Easter Gardens and artwork which will be on display on Easter Sunday.
Towards the end of the month, there are two more important events for St Mary’s……
*800 and counting……* on Saturday 22nd (10.30am-noon) we will be giving £10 each to 80 groups / clubs / families / individuals who are taking on the challenge to use their talents and expertise to help us to celebrate the 800, have some fun, raise funds and “Grow the money” for our Restoration Appeal. for more information click on “800 and counting…”
Annual Meetings on Sunday 23rd April from at 12.15am we have the Annual Parochial Church Meeting (APCM) & Election of Churchwardens followed by BRING & SHARE LUNCH. All are welcome to attend the meetings and the lunch. Click here for the St Mary’s Annual report 2016
Newsletter – For more details about what’s on in April, please see the newsletter 1704 Newsletter Apr 2017. All our monthly newsletters can found on this website on the “newsletters” page under the “info” tab. Alternatively a newsletter can be be emailed to you each month. For those not on email / internet, there are always copies available to pick up in church. If you cannot get to church, you can have a paper copy delivered.
Fareshare is a UK wide charity, fighting hunger and food waste, benefitting both vulnerable people and the planet. 3.9 million tonnes of food is wasted by the food and drink industry every year. The food is good to eat and in date. Fareshare rescues this food and distributes it among 2,489 charities and community organisations.
See the charities page on this website (under finance), the weekly pewsheet and the charities noticeboard at the back of church for more information.