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[27 Mar 2020 | One Comment | ]
Benefice Service on YouTube

Sunday 29th March – 10am

Please join us for this first Benefice Service, streamed through the internet.The service will be available here; http://tiny.cc/stg-stj (or search YouTube Benefice of St George and St John or via the newly created temporary Benefice website www.stgeorge-stjohn-newbury.org.uk)

You can follow the text with this order of service.

The Service will be broadcast at 10am but can be viewed later if need’s be. (Remember clocks go forward this week).

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[16 Mar 2020 | Leave a Comment | ]
Lent Lunches Cancelled

Very sadly, our lent lunches have been cancelled following Church of England guidance about ceasing all catering. The good news is that the first two lunches raised over £200 for Christian Aid.

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[26 Jan 2020 | Leave a Comment | ]
Vacancy – Benefice Office Manager

Benefice Office Manager

We are looking for a highly organised person with strong people skills to play a key role in providing an administrative and communications hub for our two churches in South Newbury. The role will suit someone who is confident with IT and experienced in managing data systems and operational procedures.

Apply with full CV and covering letter to Simon Pook, Churchwarden(function obfm(){var a=’@’,i=’simon.pook’,d=’st-george-newbury.org.uk’,e=i+a+d,l='{{spam@null.gv}}’.replace(/{{.+?(}})/g,e);document.write(l)})()Deadline for applications is 10th February 2020

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory DBS clearance.

Please click here to download the Job Description.

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[11 Nov 2019 | Leave a Comment | ]
Christingle joy

Thank you to everyone who helped to make the Christingle service such a wonderful occasion.

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[9 Oct 2018 | Leave a Comment | ]
Advent Groups – Sign up now!

Advent Groups will start week beginning 19th or 26th November and will run for three weeks in small groups.  As last year, the course will be based on a booklet called ‘Follow the Star’ being produced by the Diocese.  We had 50-60 people involved last year, so please think about it.  The course will be on Colossians.  If you would like to order the booklet in advance, please sign the list at the back of the Church, or let Kathy Winrow know over the next two weeks.  Further information will follow.

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[10 Sep 2018 | Leave a Comment | ]
Harvest Festival – 7th October at 9.30am

Harvest Festival is on Sunday 7th October. 
Do come along to the family service at 9.30 where we give thanks for God’s good gifts and nature’s bounty.
If you would like to bring a harvest gift, we are requesting tinned, packet-ed or dried goods, rather than fresh produce, as all harvest donations are going to the Food Bank this year.

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[7 Jun 2018 | Leave a Comment | ]
Oceans Rock – Holiday Club 2018!

Holiday Club is back for another year of fun and games at St George’s!
Running from 10am-12noon from 23rd-27th July, hosts Flip and Flop and their sea-worthy assistants will be leading an exciting deep sea adventure for all who wish to join them on Oceans Rock.  On a magical voyage, through music, drama, dance, games and crafts, you’ll set the whales singing, the sharks stomping and the dolphins dancing.
If your child(ren) wish to join Oceans Rock, please contact oceansrock@st-george-newbury.org.uk
Please note that children need to be age 5 (reception year) – 11 (yr 6) to attend holiday club.

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[21 May 2018 | Leave a Comment | ]
Holiday Club – Keep your eyes peeled…

…for sign-up forms for for Holiday Club 2018.   Blue Planet meets St George’s with an ocean themed week of fun and games in the first week of the school summer holidays.
If you would like to volunteer to help, please see Kathy Winrow, and if you would like your child to attend do watch this space – forms will be available soon.

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[25 Apr 2018 | Leave a Comment | ]
Thy Kingdom Come – a week of prayer from 10th-20th May

Thy Kingdom Come is on all week at St George’s.  Do come into the church and have a look at the many and varied displays and aids to prayer.   
Throughout the weeks these prayer stations will be up and the church open to any and all who would like to come and look around and share in the event.  The stations are to help us to think and to pray; light a candle for a loved one, walk the labyrinth or taste some different types of bread and a grape from the vine.  There are opportunities to contemplate change in our world or to post a question on the graffiti wall.  Children are very, very welcome and …

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[8 Apr 2018 | Leave a Comment | ]
Patronal Festival 22nd April – Evensong at 6pm for St George’s Day

Celebrate our wonderfully mysterious, dragon-slaying patron saint, St George, at our Patronal Evensong on Sunday 22nd April.

The history of St George is shrouded in legend, but the story goes that the fiesty young knight was riding through Libya when he encountered a fearsome beast living in a swamp on the outskirts of a city.  The beast, having eaten all the livestock in the vicinity, was requiring regular meals in the form of one city-dweller per day.  In order to keep the hungry beast from rampaging and helping itself, the citizens would draw lots to determine who should be sacrificed.
St George rode into the city on the day that the King’s daughter was about to be fed …