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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 …

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[26 Feb 2018 | Leave a Comment | ]
Celebrating Easter – Services for Lent and Easter

Palm Sunday, 25 March
09.30     Procession with St Francis De Sales RC Church from the Falkland Memorial, followed by Parish Communion in Church.
18.00     Newbury Chamber Choir ‘The Visit to the Sepulchre’
 
Holy Week, 26th – 28th March
Monday, 20.00  ‘Taizé Service joint with St John’s
Tuesday, 20.00  Stations of the Cross
Wednesday, 20.00   Youth-led Service
Maundy Thursday, 29th March
20.00     Holy Communion with traditional, ceremonial foot washing
Good Friday, 30th March
10.00     Easter Garden Family Service, followed by Hot Cross Buns
14.00     The Last Hour with full choir
Easter Sunday, 1st April
06.00     Sunrise Service of Light
08.30     BCP Holy Communion
10.00     Family Communion

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[21 Feb 2018 | Leave a Comment | ]
Movable Feast – Saturday 10th March

St George’s movable feasts are always great fun and a brilliant way to get to know people – all are welcome.
For more information, and to sign up to the movable feast please pick up a form from the back of church or speak to Sarah Pook or Catriona Moffatt.  Please note that completed forms need to be returned to church by Sunday 25th February.
 

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[19 Jan 2018 | Leave a Comment | ]
Ecumenical Service of Compline – Sunday 21st January at St Francis

Everyone is welcome to a service of Compline, at St Francis Church, Wash Common.  The service starts at 6pm and refreshments will be served after.
 

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[11 Dec 2017 | Leave a Comment | ]
Nine Lessons & Carols, 17 December at 6pm

Come and join us for our annual service of 9 Lessons and Carols next Sunday, 7 December at 6pm.   Mince pies will be served after in the hall.

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[21 Nov 2017 | 2 Comments | ]
Wash Common’s Community Carol Concert at St George’s – book your ticket now!

Now in its fifth year, and always a fantastically festive evening of music and mulled wine – St George’s Church hosts Wash  Common’s Candlelit  Christmas  Concert for 2017 – 7pm on Sunday 10th December! 
Featuring violinist Helen Page, Soloist Katie Minien, Harmony Choir, St George’s Choir.
With readings by members of the community and Christmas carols for the audience.
Mulled wine and mince pies will be served at the interval.
Tickets are £5 (under 16s free) and available from the church office.
Proceeds from this event will go to the West Berks Winter Homeless Project.

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[30 Oct 2017 | Leave a Comment | ]
Early bird Christmas notices …

Yes, its nearly that time of year again…
Christmas Meals at St George’s:  for your diaries, the Christmas Meals for the Men’s and Ladies’ groups will again be held at ‘The Bowler’s Arms’ on Monday, 11th December for the ladies and Monday 18th December for the men.  Menus and timings will be available nearer the time.
Churches Together Christmas Meal at St George’s:   This is for arranged by CTNA for elderly people who would otherwise be on their own on Christmas Day.  Volunteers are needed from 10.00 until 16.00, if you can help with any of the following please contact Christine Inge at CTNA via the church office:  drivers,  compere, entertainers willing to do a 10 minute slot, someone to …