Please read our Mission Action Plan (MAP) consultation document and give feedback to the PCC who are wearing name badges.
Harvest: next weekend (30th Sept) we will be collecting food for Kingston Churches Action on Homelessness (KCAH), either pot noodles for their night shelters (on offer in Asda!) or tins with ring-pulls, please.
Saturday 29th September: Harvest Festival Afternoon Tea.Starts 2:30pm, dancing at 3pm, food at 4pm. Barn Dance, Live Music and Prosecco. Tickets on sale this Sunday or from the Parish Office. £10 or £5 for under 10s. Please speak to Liz if you can make loaf cakes, tray bakes and cupcakes
On 27 October we will be meeting between 9:30am and 1pm to clear up the church yard, particularly its WW1 graves, in readiness for the WW1 Centenary events on 10th and 11th November. Please join us and speak to Richard for more details.
Forthcoming Welcome Wednesdays will be 3 & 17 October, 7 & 21 November and 5 December.
The Ham Is Where the Heart Is exhibition at St Andrew’s has been extended into September.
The next Space to Reflect morning is on 15 September 10-11am. Join us for an hour of peace with gentle choral music. You are welcome to come and go quietly within the hour.
Forthcoming Welcome Wednesdays will be 3 & 17 October, 7 & 21 November and 5 December. Please note that the session on 19 September has been cancelled due to the installation of the new heating system.
New regular choir members needed, especially harmony parts. We practise on Thursdays from 7.30 to 8.30pm in church. We sing at the 10.15 service and occasional weddings and funerals. If you are interested, please see Jenny after church.
Rev’d Nicholas Roberts’ book, Addiction and Pastoral Care, has been published by Canterbury Press and is now available as hard copy or electronic.
If you are renewing your home insurance before 31 December, please consider the UK’s most trusted home insurer, Ecclesiastical who will donate £130 to St Andrew’s if you take out a new home insurance policy with them. Tel: 0800 783 0130, www.ecclesiastical.com/Trust130 or see the poster at the back of church for more information.