A time for prayer

Our thoughts and prayers are with all those affected by the terrible attack in Manchester last night. St Mary’s is, of course, open today as usual for private prayer and reflection. Between 1.15pm and 2.15pm there will be the opportunity to light a candle in memory of those who were killed and injured last night. Jes and Ann will be there to lead prayers and to chat with any who would find that helpful.

*800 events!* – well here are a few coming up soon

*800* hats!
As part of the *800 and counting* challenge, Ann Arran is knitting New Hats for New Borns (teddies not included). Size 0 to 3 months at £5.00 each (larger sizes available on request)
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“I have produced some hats for you to sample and I will knit to order. A variety of colours is available. I hope they will be bought as small gifts for any baby you know or anticipate. They fit very conveniently into an envelope to accompany a congratulations card.  If you would like to see the hats, please contact me, Ann Arran, on 01480 810380 or email fna.arran@btinternet.com I look forward to meeting some possible customers.”

*800* pancakes!!
Saturday 27 May from 8.00am -12noon – at 7 Morris Close – Pancake Breakfast and sale of handmade goodies and Plants. Organised by the Miles & Coram families.  All welcome – please invite your friends.
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*800* coffees!!
Wednesday 7 June at 10.00am to Noon– Coffee Morning in Aid of 800 Appeal at 25 Springfield Close, BuckdenEntry £3, cake stall, bring & buy, raffle. All welcome.
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*800* film-goers
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*800* cream teas
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Buckden Open Gardens – 11th June – garden passports now available

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Buckden Open Gardens

June 11th will soon be upon us, so put the date in your diary

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Christian Aid Week

There will be no house-to-house collection in Buckden during Christian Aid Week. Instead, Buckden & District Churches Together is holding a fund-raising coffee morning on Friday 12th May 10am in the Methodist Hall.  Envelopes will be available at the coffee morning on the 12th and at the back of church during the 14th-20th May if you would like to make a donation.

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