Notices for week beginning 22 April 2018

TRAIDCRAFT  - There will be a Traidcraft stall today after the 10am service in the Porch Room.  Lots of cards, chocolates and all the usual groceries . Please come along and support Traidcraft. 

ELECTORAL ROLL – The Annual Parochial Church meeting is coming up on Monday April 23. Only members on the Electoral Roll will be allowed to vote at this meeting. If you wish to vote, please ensure your name is on the Roll. The Electoral roll is now on the notice board for you to check your name. Any questions ask Jackie Natt.

FLOOR CLEANING  - a few people are needed to clean the floor on Wednesday April 25 from 4pm. This will involve hoovering and washing. If you can help with the floor please contact Mandy Jutsum 01453 882477

CLEANING DAYS  - Thursday April 26 from 9.30am. ALL ARE WELCOME for any length of time, please bring your own buckets, cloths and dusters.  

A SERVICE OF DEDICATION  - for the reordered church conducted by The Right Reverend Rachel Treweek, Bishop of Gloucester in the presence of Her Royal Highness, the Princess Royal. Friday April 27 at 6pm. Please arrange to be in church to be seated by 5.30pm.

COACH TRIPS – Wednesday April 25. Stow on the Wold coffee and lunch followed by PM in National Trust Buscot Park.   Friday May 18.  Dyffryn House and National Trust Gardens – Newport(ish) Gwent.  Contact Ian Jarvis by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or telephone 01453 833131

WEDNESDAY CUPPA rotas are now in the pigeon holes – thank you Sylvie.

THE CHILDREN’S SOCIETY BOXES - are due for emptying. Will the box holders deliver their boxes to Ben Codling or a Church Warden at the 10amservice on Sundays after March 11. If this is not possible phone884229 and arrangements will be made for collection. If you would like to hold a box for house collection please contact Ben Codling.

BUILDING WORKS WEEKLY UPDATE - The stone masons have returned to lay the floor in the Lady Chapel. As much as possible this will be the original stone from the Lady Chapel and nave. Nick Miles’s team are working on the floors in the sacristy and choir vestry. The choir vestry wall has been cleaned of mould and re-pointed. The dado panels will now be repaired and refurbished: the nave is almost completed!

CHAIR AND CHOIR STAND sponsorship. All twelve of the choir stands have now been sponsored. Thank you to the people who have been so generous. There are still chairs, with or without plaques, looking for sponsors. A very special way to remember a loved one or a special event. Chair leaflets are available in the Porch room and also on line.

CHELTENHAM EVERYMAN – Tuesday May 1. THE FLYING LOVERS OF VITEBSK.  Now full.  Waiting list queries to Anne Brookes on 886210.

OPEN DAY – Saturday May 12 10am - 4pm.  Come along and help us celebrate our new re-ordered space in the church and see all the different groups of the church in action. Refreshments available. EVERYONE WELCOME 

CHRISTIAN AID WEEK – Sunday May 13to Saturday May 192018. There is a list on the notice board in the entrance porch asking for volunteers and if you are able to help, please add your name and indicate which street or streets you can cover.  Your help will be greatly appreciated.  Many thanks Richard & Liz.