New! Revd Hannah’s Licensing Service at All Saints Church – Wed 31st Oct

Revd Hannah Higginson’s Licensing Service at All Saints Church – Wednesday 31st October 7:30pm

Anyone from Finchampstead churches who would like to attend would be very welcome.

Please let All Saints know if you are coming on 0118 979 2797.

New! ‘Make Do & Mend’ – Thu 11th Oct

‘Make Do & Mend’- Thursday 11th October 2pm SJCC

Mothers’ Union welcomes all to hear Meredith Towne tell us about the womens’ role in WWI.

Tickets £5 including afternoon tea from June Warr on 0118 9785822, Sarah Owen on 0118 9733111 or committee members.

New! Parish All Age Harvest Messtival – Sat 6th Oct

Parish All Age Harvest Messtival  4pm-7.30pm Saturday 6th Oct at SJCC

Activities, stories, & songs from 4pm followed by Ploughman’s Platters & Kiddy Platters at 5.30pm.

Speaker from the Melanesian Mission & raffle.

Please sign up at worship centres. Family ticket – £20, individual ticket – £6.50 each.

New! World’s Biggest Coffee Morning – Sat 29th Sep

World’s Biggest Coffee Morning in aid of MacMillan Cancer Support 10-12noon Saturday 29th September 2018 hosted by St. Eligius at Arborfield Green Community Centre.

If you are able to bake a cake or 2 for the morning please do get in touch with Tonia.

New! Cake Sale – Sun 23rd Sep

Sunday 23rd September Cake Sale after 9:30am & 11am services at St James’ with Sophia Medhurst raising funds for her trip to Italy and Croatia with the South East England Girl Guiding Group.

Please come and support Sophia.

New! Health & Safety Advice needed

The PCC would welcome Health & Safety Advice for organising fire drills and related matters.  Do you have any expertise/experience that you could share with the three churches in this parish?

Please speak to Canon Julie or one of the churchwardens.

Thank you. Carolyn Fox PCC Secretary

Striders Running Group

Whether just starting out in running, wanting to get back into it, or just looking to run with others, please join us on Wednesday September 19th and then every week.

No charge. Meeting at St. Eligius Church, at 7:00pm to run at 7:15.

For beginners, we will run a couch-to-5K introductory course. Contact David Elliott: [email protected]

Help Needed at the Alpha Course

Wondering how you can serve this Autumn?  Why not sign up to help with our Parish Alpha Course?

We are looking for a team of people who could cater each Tuesday evening starting 2nd October 2018 until 20th November 2018 for our guests who attend the course at Arborfield Community Centre. For more details, please contact Revd Tonia at [email protected] or sign up at any of the worship centres.

Volunteer needed

Would you like to volunteer every other Tuesday for 2.5 hours? (term time) 1.30pm – 3.30pm (times can vary if you have to do a school run).

Fledgelings Baby & Toddler Group are looking for a second volunteer helper, to support the Youth & Family workers to set-up/clear away toys and chat to mums to ensure they feel welcome and part of the community. We are really easy going and aim to make every session enjoyable for all! We also haves special events – Gardening, Toddles around the church and grounds, Christmas Nativity Party, Easter, Harvest etc.

With us volunteering is fun! If you are a mum with some spare time or retired and wanting to give something to the community, this might be what you are looking for. Please email Kate & Sam at: [email protected]

Quiz with Supper – Sat 29th Sep