ST GILES FARNBOROUGH - RECENT EVENTS

 



Reverend Biliam Sardar

A huge thank you to everyone who was able to respond to my appeal for help for The Reverend Biliam Sarder.

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Harvest Festival

There was a splendid display of flowers and produce in the church.  The service was followed by a special Harvest Brunch. 

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Cream Tea for Volunteers

This special Cream Tea was served on Saturday 10th September.

The tea was ornaised by Jo Cook, see photo to the left.

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Pet Blessing Service

The Pet Blessing Service for 2017 took place on St. Giles day 3rd September.

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Trail Trekkers Holiday Club

Great fun was had at the Trail Trekkers Holiday Club that took place at St Nicholas at the beginning of August.

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Battle of Passchendaele Centenery

On Monday 31st July 2017 at 12 noon, an act of Remembrance and Commemoration was held at Farnborough War Memorial in the churchyard at St. Giles.  The Revd. Stephen Broadie presided.

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Morris Men

At the 11:15 service a large number of Morris Dancers attended the service and performed both a planned dance inside the church, and an impromptu one outside.  

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Plaque in memory of Foster Raine

On Sunday 16th July 2017 a new plaque on Farnborough War Memorial was dedicated in memory of Signalman Foster Raine. He was killed in 1942 whilst serving in the Royal Navy in the waters off Nigeria 

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Grand Family Picnic

Hoping to start a new tradition, on 16th July we gathered for a grand family picnic at High Elms, before the summer holidays began.

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Children's  Prizegiving

The Children's Celebration service with prizegiving took place this year on
Sunday 2nd July.

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St. Giles Summer Fete

This year's Summer Fete took place in the garden of The Rectory on Saturday 10th June.

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War Memorial Cleaning

The War Memorial has been cleaned, a project funded jointly by Farnborough Village Society and St. Giles.

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Quiet Day Retreat

A party of twenty-four, plus Matthew, our leader, set off for Burrswood on Saturday, 22nd April at 9am from St.Giles centre. Expectations were high and the mood happy.

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Easter in the churchyard

On Good Friday there was the Stations of the Cross Family Service, followed by hot cross buns around the open fire, and on Easter Sunday a dawn Eucharist service.

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Visit to Rochester Cathedral

On Tuesday 4th April 2017 a party of nearly 30 St. Giles and St. Nicholas members journeyed to Rochester for a conducted tour of the cathedral led by John Bailey.

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RECENT EVENTS

 

Pilgrimage to Turkey

The long anticipated trip to Turkey took place between 21st and 31st October 2015. It was led by Revd. Alison Newman. 







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Pilgrimage to the Holy Land

18th-25th October 2018

to be led by The Revd. Alison Newman.  Please see poster on the noticeboard in the St. Giles church porch for details.

 

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