October Newsletter

29 September 2016

Events in October

Future events :

Mothers’ Union Come along to the Garden Room at All Saints’ on October 10th at 8pm to hear a talk by Mandy Campbell called, “The Silence of the Lambs”, communicating with the hard of hearing. You do nothave to be a member to attend—all are welcome.

Harvest Festival We will be collecting non-perishable food for the Refugee Centre. They would be especially grateful for tinned fish, tinned fruit and tinned tomatoes. Please bring your donations to the Harvest service on Oct 23rd.

Harvest Lunch A hot lunch will be served on Oct 23rd following coffee in the Church, in the large hall after the 10am service. Tickets are £3.00 each and will be available from the churchwardens. Soft drinks will be provided, if you wish to have wine with the meal you need to bring your own. Could You Make a Cottage Pie for Harvest Lunch? If so please sign the list at the back of church indicating how many people your pie will feed. (Keep your receipts for reimbursement.) Thank you very much

Fresh Encounters (6pm at All Saints’) The programme for the autumn will be entitled Dwelling Places ...

On Sunday 16th October ...a place of rest (Psalm 84 )

On Sunday 20th November ...a place to contemplate (Psalm 27/Psalm 63)

Family Fun at All Saints We are grateful for all the help and support given by members of the congregation. Future dates for this Sunday afternoon event are 16 October and 20 November and an afternoon event on Wednesday 7 December in the church. All will start at 3:00pm. If you would like to know more then please speak to Judith, Sue Thomas or Emma. There is a sign up sheet at the back of the church or you can contact Sue on: susanethomas@aol.com or 07870 318366

Children’s Society Race Night, Friday 28th October. Our annual Race Night event will be held at St Antony’s Church, at 7.30pm for a 7.45pm start. Races are screened throughout the evening with a chance to bet on each one, either on the Tote or on an individual runner. Tickets – which include a supper of fish, sausage, chicken or pie & chips plus an ice cream dessert – are £10 but please bring your own drink and glasses. Please book in advance by Monday 24th October, either via your Children’s Society representative or Race Night organisers, Pam and Jeremy Dearden (jeremydearden@blueyonder.co.uk, tel: 020 8657 3432). It’s an exciting evening with a chance to make a profit and also contribute to the Society’s important work with disadvantaged children. Do come; we’re sure you’ll enjoy it!

Concert On Sunday 16th October at 2.30pm in All Saints’ Church, the young pianist Christopher Sayles will return to introduce and perform three Beethoven Sonatas, to extend the programme he presented a year ago. Entry will be free, with refreshments and a retiring collection at the end.

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