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[21 Nov 2017 | Leave a Comment | ]
Christmas Services at St George’s

Please do come along to any of our Christmas services:
Sunday 10th December
3.30pm  Christingle Service
7.00pm  Wash Common’s Candlelit Christmas Concert
 
Sunday 17th December 
6.00pm  Nine Lessons and Carols
 
Christmas Eve 
8.00am  Holy Communion
9.30am  Parish Communion
4.00pm  Crib Service
11.15pm  Midnight Mass
 
Christmas Day
10.00am  Family Communion
 

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[7 Nov 2017 | Leave a Comment | ]
Remembrance Sunday, 12 November 2017

Do join us for our Remembrance Services, at 8am or 9.30am at St George’s. 

Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun, and in the morning, 
We will remember them.    
We pray for all military service personnel during our Remembrance Day service and try to mention by name those known to us who live in Wash Common or who have family connections to the parish.  If you, or a friend, or a member of your family is serving in HM Armed Forces, and you would like us to pray for them, please let us know their name by emailing the church office (office@st-george-newbury.org.uk)
 

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[30 Oct 2017 | Leave a Comment | ]
Joint Taizé Service for All Souls Day – Friday 3rd November at St John’s

We are holding a joint service to mark the Feast of All Souls at St John’s Church on Friday, 3rd November. 
The service is at 19.00 and will be followed by refreshments.  All are very welcome.
As part of the service there will an act of commemoration and remembrance for the faithful departed.  If you would like a loved one remembered on this occasion, please add their name/s to the sheet at the back of the Church.

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[9 Oct 2017 | Leave a Comment | ]
Bishop Andrew’s Sermon from Becky’s Induction – Plus Photos!

Becky Bevan’s Induction. October 4th 2017.
‘And we all, with unveiled faces, beholding the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from one degree of glory to another.
For this comes from the Lord who is the Spirit.’ 2 Cor3: 18
Tonight, we stand on the threshold of something new. The temptation to crack on will be huge. As it is in most places on an evening like this. But I want to urge you not to do that.And to go at this slowly together – to take your time – to listen – to God and each other; And to notice who God is sending to you; and to reflect together on what it …

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[1 Oct 2017 | Leave a Comment | ]
Collation and Induction Service for Revd Becky Bevan – 4th October at St George’s

Do join us as we welcome Becky to the Benefice and celebrate the start of her ministry with us.
This service, which is a joint service with St John’s, will be held at St George’s Church at 7.30pm on Wednesday 4th October.  The service will be followed by refreshments in the hall.

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[3 Aug 2017 | Leave a Comment | ]
A Summer of Discovery at St George’s – Summer Crafts!

St George’s Church brings you…
A Summer of Discovery!
…Discover talents you never knew you had!  Discover new friends!  Discover your competitive streak!  Discover new interests and hobbies…
Our hugely popular craft and activity afternoons are back with an exciting programme of events for summer!
9 August      Board games
16 August    Seasonal flower arranging
23 August    Demonstration of vintage bubble car
30 August    Acrylic painting on canvas
Each afternoon session runs from 2-4pm in St George’s church, and will be followed by refreshments.
If you would like to join us, please contact the church office on 01635 41249 or email pastoral@st-george-newbury.org.uk

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[24 Jul 2017 | Leave a Comment | ]
Holiday Club on THIS WEEK – Jungle Jazz!

Holiday Club is back for another year of fun and games every morning this week in St George’s Hall.
Each year St George’s hosts a week-long summer club for over 100 local children.  Run over five mornings, its an action-packed week full of fun activities along a biblical theme which culminates in a Holiday Club Service on the Sunday morning.   Its completely free of charge and open to children aged 5-11.  Holiday Club this year runs from Monday 24th July at St George’s.
Next Sunday, 30th July is our annual Holiday Club service in the hall – please do join us at 10.30am in the hall and find out what the children have been learning about this …

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[3 Jul 2017 | Leave a Comment | ]
Congratulations Jacky Barr!

Huge congratulations to our very own Jacky Barr who was ordained Deacon at Christ Church Cathedral on Saturday.
Jacky will serve her curacy in the Benefice of Chinnor, Sydenham, Aston Rowant and Crowell, Oxfordshire.  St George’s wishes her and her family every blessing as she begins ordained ministry.

“Deacons are ordained so that the people of God may be better equipped to make Christ known.  Theirs is a life of visible self-giving.  Christ is the pattern of their calling and their commission; as he washed the feet of his disciples, so they must wash the feet of others.”                                         …

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[5 Jun 2017 | Leave a Comment | ]
Prayer for Peace following the London Terrorist Attacks

The Church of England released the following prayer on social media, for all those affected by the attacks in London this weekend.

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[30 Apr 2017 | Leave a Comment | ]
On NOW at St George’s!  Thy Kingdom Come 2017

From 25th May to 4th June this year communities and churches around the world will be gathering together to pray for their friends, families and neighbours.  Do come and see for yourself what is going on at St George’s between Ascension Day and Pentecost.
Prayer events of all shapes and sizes are taking place across the world, including 24-7 prayer rooms, prayer days, prayer walks and half nights of prayer. Cathedrals, churches and other venues will host Beacon Events, gathering people across towns and cities to worship and to pray for the empowering of the Holy Spirit for effective witness.
St George’s is open for this event, with coffee and tea available at 9.30 and 3pm.  This years …