Notices for week beginning 28 May 2017

TRAIDCRAFT - there is a Traidcraft stall in the porch room after the 10am service this morning. Lots of goodies to buy!! Please do come along and support Traidcraft.

WEEK DAY EUCHARIST – on Tues, Thurs, Fri and Sat at Minchinhampton will be commencing at 8.30am as part of a two month trial.

CONFIRMATION CLASSES FOR YOUNG PEOPLE AND ADULTS ACROSS THE BENEFICE – Are you interested in confirming your faith? If you are we are offering the opportunity to learn more about the Christian faith and explore what confirmation may mean to you. These classes are open to any young people, over the age of 10 and to all adults regardless of age! If you want to know more about this and whether confirmation might be for you, do have a word with the Revd Sandy Emery or Revd Deborah Curram, or Revd John Spiers. Contact details in Parish Magazines.

THE THEO CHAIR - the Victorian Society recently commended ‘the Parish for its choice of Theo replacement chairs’- if you would like to sponsor a chair(s) in memory of a loved one, to mark a special occasion or simply as a chair(s) pick up a leaflet at the back of church. Talk to the church wardens: Howard or Mandy.

GARDEN PARTY - Sandy and Glynnis are again this year having a Garden party with afternoon tea at their home The Old Carriage House, Edge. GL6 6PQ on Sunday 4th June 2.30pm onwards. Pray for sunny weather. Sign up list is at the back of the church for catering purposes.

COME AND PRAY - Saturday June 10 from 10am – 11.30am. Join us for a few minutes or longer as we pray for those who care and our emergency services. Refreshments served, quiet music played. Periods of reflective silence and prayer readings.

JOINT BENEFICE SERVICE FOR TRINITY PRAISE – June 11 at 5.30pm service followed by a Pulled Pork BBQ in the Porch Room. Please sign up on the list at the back of the church for catering purposes.

DATE FOR THE DIARY! - Afternoon Tea in the Porch room. June 17 at 2.30-4.30pm. (Treat Dads to a cream tea - Fathers Day June 18) Or just treat yourself!! Sandwiches, scones, cakes, lashings of tea and a glass of fizz !!
Ticket price £10 (including a gift for Dads). In aid of the 6Ps appeal.

COACH TRIPS - NT Tredegar House and the Newport Transporter Bridge, June 8. NT Waddesdon Manor and grounds, Aylesbury July 13. Full details: Ian (Jarvis) on 01453 833131 or www.abbeyhall.info

CHURCHES TOGETHER IN MINCHINHAMPTON, BOX AND AMBERLEY - Lectio Divina Group. To be held in Amberley at The New Room, Littleworth Hall, GL6 5AL, from 9.10 - 10am. We start at 9:10 please! Tuesdays: 30 May, 6 and 13 June. All materials provided. Contact Simon on 882504, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Ann on 884877 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for
more details.

“ROMEO AND JULIET” – a superb production is coming to The Everyman and we have a day coach trip arranged for Thursday 6 July. Morning in Cheltenham, lunch at Matcham’s restaurant in the theatre, then the matinee. Full details on the notice board. Deadline for booking and payment Monday June 5.