Church Magazine February 2014
FROM THE CLERGY
The vicar started his writing by announcing the news of the sad deaths of two of the parishoners, these being Len Jones and Barbara Palfrey. He gave thanks for their lives with us. Then he spoke about there only being one church warden available, and with the AGM soon due, the hope of another one being appointed.
The deanery news spoke about there being a big quiz to take placee at St Botolph's on 21st March. Also mentioned was the licensing of Tim and Hilary Platts at Greenstead.
The year's programme was to begin on Wednesday 5th February, with a visit by Fr Nicholas. He would be celebrating the Eucharist with the members.
CHILDREN'S HOME BOXES
It was announced that the children's home boxes were needed in to be counted up.
There was ongoing appeal for money to feed the children of Syria due to the troubles in that area.
MAKE A MOTHER'S DAY
The 4 million members of the Mothers' Union were being asked to volunteer to give their time and resources to support families where they live and to endeavour to bring communities together for mutual benefits.
ANY OLD BIKES ?
To follow up on the article in the local paper, an appeal was made to get in old bikes to be recycled to send to Africa.
DEAR FAITHFUL MEMBERS
There was a belated happy New Year message received from Nina who thanked everyone for their work in the parish in recent months.