Notices for week beginning 9 December 2018

ST BARNABAS, BOX - Please note the date advertised in the Christmas Card of the Box Carol Service on Monday December 24 is incorrect. Box Carol Service is being held on Sunday December 23 at 5.30pm.

DONATIONS OF MINCE PIES - for refreshments after our Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols on Sunday December 23 at 5.30pm. If you are able to provide, please sign up. Thank you.

CHRISTMAS CHARITIES/COLLECTIONS – we are collecting this year for the following charities – Marah, Alcoholics Anonymous and Mercy Ships. Many thanks.

TRAIDCRAFT - There will be a Traidcraft stall next Sunday (December 16th) after the 10am service in the Porch Room. Please come along and buy the usual cards, groceries. Your last chance to buy Christmas cards!!

CHRISTMAS CHARITIES/COLLECTIONS – we are collecting this year for the following charities – Marah, Alcoholics Anonymous and Mercy Ships. Many thanks.

QUIET REFLECTION - at the beginning of the 10am Sunday Service there will be 5 minutes of quiet reflection. Can people please refrain from talking during this period. Thank you.

CHAIR SPONSORSHIP - a very special way to celebrate, commemorate or simply support the 6Ps appeal. 230 of the 300 Theo chairs in church have received sponsorship, some with plaques. There are just 70 left. If you are interested in sponsoring a chair please collect a chair leaflet from the back of church.

ARMCHAIR YOGA - Wednesdays after the 11am Service. Donations to 6Ps Appeal, contact Hilary Bellhouse on 885254 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

FOODBANK – needs tinned - vegetables, meat, spaghetti, fruit, fish, custard, tomatoes, soup, rice pudding, steamed puddings, potatoes, pulses. Small sugar, chocolate spread, peanut butter, jam, marmite, UHT fruit juices and milk, biscuits, instant coffee, pasta sauces, toothbrushes. NO BAKED BEANS PLEASE.

THEATRE - The trip to see ALADDIN is now fully booked! Thank you for your support - Anne Brookes Tel: 886210

COACH TRIPS 2019 – Tues. January 22 – Reading town centre and museum. Mon. February 25 – Lunch and factory tour of Morgan Cars – Malvern. Wed. March 20 – Wells Cathedral and city centre. Tel: 833131 www.abbeyhall.info