In the brief review of the month’s magazine
From the Vicar
Due to a forthcoming holiday, his letter was written earlier than normal. He spoke about the problems in the Middle East. Then he ended with some verses from St Matthew’s Gospel.
This was followed by a message from Bishop Steven, referring to the Diocesan Refuge Appeal.
Sale of “Shrub End, Looking Back” book
Many of the retyped books, originally written by Richard and Geoff have now been sold.
After the service, a Harvest Lunch was organised, which was at St Cedd’s. Offerings from the Thanksgiving Service were sent to Beacon House.
Chris Wilkes, a local volunteer and Children’s Society box office organiser for where he lives in Debenham, Suffolk, was the speaker last month. Even though many people are box holders, the actual history and ethos of the Society was perhaps a mystery. The Society helps to change children’s stories.
Ride & Stride – Friends of Essex Churches Trust
Thanks were given to everyone who took part.
On 9th September a team of six met in the tower to ring a quarter peal to celebrate the occasion when Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II became the longest serving monarch.
McMillan Coffee Morning
On 8th October the afternoon group were due to hold an event to support Macmillan appeals.