ST GILES FARNBOROUGH - EVENTS, NEWS AND NOTICES
Music Saturday WorkshopSaturday 29th April 10:00-11:30 am.
Please come and experience the joy and fun of making music! No auditions or singing on your own. For the novice and experienced.
Please call our Organist - Clive on 01689 872545 or just turn up on the day!
War Memorial RepairAs publicised last year, the War Memorial needs repair work done on it, and this will be carried out starting Tuesday 2nd May.
Donations received total £4916 - this does not include £2500 from the council or the £1000 from the War Memorial account.
Christian Aid Cream TeaSunday 7th May 2017, 3.00-5.00 pm.
We are once again organising our annual Cream Tea in the St. Giles Centre on behalf of Christian Aid. This will give you the chance to enjoy a super afternoon cream tea in the company of your friends, while at the same time supporting such a worthwhile cause.
We will get out our best crockery and make this a really special event. If the weather is with us, we hope to spread into the outside space.
Tickets go fast, so please book your place - tickets are £8, with all profit going to Christian Aid.
Contact: Carol firstname.lastname@example.org
01689 855468 / 07951 725069
Annual Coach Trip - BroadstairsSaturday 1st July
The coaches are booked, and we look forward to another sun-kissed day at the sea-side. This event is always greatly enjoyed by all; the children on the beach and the older members in the shops and restaurants. There is always something to do, ending with the rounders match for the more lively on the green.
Contact Carol email@example.com 01689 855468 / 07951 725069 to book your tickets now.
They go very quickly so don’t be disappointed.
St Giles Social Committee.
Volunteer Admin. Help.Every year we like to invite those who are getting married at St. Giles, along with their family and friends, to come and hear their Banns being read.
To do this we like to send out a nice personal invitation. If you have some time to help write and send the invitations out please contact the Rector (approx. one and a half hours a month).
St. Giles StewardshipThank you very much if you have been able to return your Stewardship forms. This is just a gentle reminder to those of you who haven’t yet managed to reply to say please return your forms as soon as possible so we can conclude this important campaign.
I am very grateful for the support St. Giles receives.
Annual General Meeting
Sunday 30th April 4:30pm.Notice is hereby given of the Annual General Meeting to be held at St. Nicholas Church, Leamington Avenue.
AGM papers and annual accounts are available here:.
Printed copies are also available now on the Church noticeboard.
There are no vacancies on the Parochial Church Council this year.
I am delighted to report that Andrew
Bailey has agreed to serve as Churchwarden at St. Giles
for another year. Andrew will be standing at the Vestry
Meeting which precedes the AGM on 30th April.
Charity in Focus:
Film Evenings:See Charity in Focus fo for more details
Parish Social Events
May – Christian Aid Cream Tea
June – Summer Fete
July – Coach trip - Broadstairs
July – Grand Picnic
Sept - Barn Dance
Oct – Harvest Supper & Barn Dance
Oct – Harvest Brunch
Nov – Crisis Quiz
Dec – 9 Lessons & Carols Reception
St Giles Children’s Celebration Service and Prize-givingSunday 2nd July at 10am.
A Children’s Celebration Service and Prize-giving will be held at St Giles Church. As valued members of our church community, all children are invited and will receive a small token of our thanks and appreciation.
If you are able to come, please do let me know. Thank you. R.S.V.P.
Irene Dancer 01689 854765