Time for a clear out!

We have the Annual Fundraisers’ Charity Auction coming up at the beginning of March.  So there’s time to have a clear out and donate any pre-loved but no longer needed items.

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*NEW ELECTORAL ROLL FOR 2019*

Every 6 years churches have to prepare a new electoral roll (in effect its list of members) from scratch.   This year EVERYONE needs to fill in a new form. It doesn’t matter whether you were on a previous electoral roll.

You can download a form here Application-for-Enrolment-Electoral-Roll-20132-1 or pick up a paper copy at the back of church. Completed forms can be handed to the churchwardens, left in the box at the back of church or emailed to electoralroll@stmarysbuckden.org.uk

Completed forms must be returned by 17th March 2019.
The new electoral roll will be published on 31st March 2019 and agreed at the APCM on 14th April 2019.

February at St Mary’s Buckden

We are well into the New Year and back to routine.  All groups and activities have restarted and there is lots going on in the church.  Hopefully something for everyone.

Thanks you to everyone who joined us for the Cleaning Crew on Saturday 2nd February, the church is looking lovely.  Please note that there will be no organised Cleaning Crew in March, but do feel free to pop with your duster during that first week.

St Mary’s chosen charity for November-December is for January-February is MAGPAS www.magpas.org.uk    Magpas Air Ambulance brings crucial lifesaving care by land and air to patients in life-threatening emergencies. Based in Cambridgeshire, their enhanced medical team receives advanced training which allows them to offer procedures and treatments at the scene. They support the ambulance service and give medical care when time is of the essence. This means that the frontline care the team delivers doesn’t just save lives, it helps seriously ill and injured people to return to a good quality of life. Magpas Air Ambulance is not a state-funded service & relies on generous public donations to continue saving lives. Thank you in advance for your generosity. There will be a fund-raising Pamper Afternoon in aid of MAGPAS on Saturday 2nd March at 53 Park Road 2pm – 6pm.

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For more information about all events in February, have a look at this month’s newsletter. A copy can be viewed here Newsletter-feb  or you can see all recent newsletters on this website under the INFO tab

See below for events coming up at St Mary’s this month

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Holidays at Home – Here We Are Again!

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Booking form here HAH booking form

Happy New Year from St Mary’s

After all the busy-ness of Christmas and New Year we look forward to getting back into a more normal routine during January.

The Wreath Festival and the Memory Baubles on the Christmas Tree have adorned the church during December.  Thanks to everyone who contributed to these events. It is now time to clear decks, so please collect your wreath as soon as possible.  All uncollected wreaths will be disposed of after January 5th.

Please join our Cleaning Crew on Saturday 5th January from 10am for a post-Christmas clean up.  All help would be most welcome

On  Sunday 6th we celebrate the Epiphany and our knitted nativity sets return to church after their Christmas journeys around Buckden.

On Wednesday 9th we have the return of the Community Café.  2.30 – 4pm

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