Updated Newsletter and Calendar of Events for Feb-Apr 2018 now available

Due to a significant number of date changes for various reasons (including the recent snow) updated editions of our latest Newsletter and Calendar of Events (Feb 2018 – Apr 2018) are now available for viewing/download (in PDF format) here:

Feb 2018 – Apr 2018 Newsletter

Feb 2018 – Apr 2018 Calendar

New! Easter Flowers – Donate a lily in memory of a loved one

A lily will be included in the Easter flower arrangements at SJ and SMSJ on Easter Sunday and a list of names displayed.

All donations can be made using the brown envelopes; please mark ‘Easter Flowers’, include the name of those to be remembered, & hand to sides people. SMSJ suggested donation £5 per lily, these can be taken home after the service. SJ suggested donation £4, & lilies will remain as part of the arrangements in church.

We are grateful for donations of foliage; please leave outside flower shed on Good Friday.

New! Womens’ World Day of Prayer – Fri 23rd Mar

Fri 23rd March, 10:30am, at St Eligius – Womens’ World Day of Prayer rescheduled service with refreshments.

All welcome.

New! Communion Before Confirmation

We will host 6 short sessions on a Saturday afternoon for parents and candidates between Easter and Pentecost.

If you have a candidate who is age 7 or over and a regular attender, and would like to explore this further please contact the Parish Office.

New! Lent Lecture – ‘Eating & Drinking’ – Tue 20th Mar

The next Lent Lecture will be based on ‘Eating & Drinking’ (Mark 14:12-26) with Rt Revd Dr Steven Croft, Bishop of Oxford. Refreshments from 7:45pm, start at 8pm.

Next lecture, Tues 27th March, will be on ‘Praying’ with Canon John Edwards, and this will be repeated on Weds 28th March at 11:30am at SJCC.

Anointing – Mark 14:1-11

If you were unable to attend our fourth Lent Lecture for 2018, Points of No Return, Bishop Alan talking on the subject of Anointing from Mark 14:1-11, a video recording of the lecture is now available on our YouTube channel.

Waitrose Tokens

If you are shopping at Waitrose Wokingham in March please put your token in The Mothers Union box for Away From It All.

Thank you.

Donations of Heathers

We would like to plant heathers in the recently constructed earth bank at the driveway junction with Church Lane.

Donations of heathers, of any type, size, or colour would be gratefully received. Please contact Maurice Driver. Tel: 0118 973 4123.

Bring & Share Lunch for James Lawbuary – Sun 25th Mar

To thank James for all his hard work as our Parish Youth Worker please come and celebrate at the Bring & Share Lunch on Sunday 25th March 2018 12noon at SJCC.  All welcome.

Sign-up sheets for donations of food will be available in church centres.

We would like do a collection for James, so please use the brown envelopes in churches if you would like to contribute.

Maundy Thursday Supper – Thu 29th Mar

Maundy Thursday Supper, 7.15/7.30pm Thurs 29th March.

Bring and Share Supper, please see the sign-up sheet in the coffee bar at SJ.

We look forward to seeing you all and sharing food and fellowship before the 9pm service in church.