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

Join the global wave of prayer! 
Thy Kingdom Come is a global prayer movement that invites Christians around the world to pray for more people to come to know Jesus.  What started in 2016 as an invitation from the Archbishops of Canterbury and York to the Church of England has grown into an international and ecumenical call to prayer.  The week runs from ascension to pentecost – you can pray as a church, pray as a family and pray as an individual.
At St George’s the church will be open during this period with prayer stations along the themes of our Lent Course – The Light, The Bread, The Life, The Gate, amongst others.   Further details will be available …

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[14 Mar 2018 | Leave a Comment | ]
Easter Art Display – by Falkland School children

If you are passing by the church do pop in and have a look at the display of Easter artwork up in the annexe. Falkland School was asked to design St George’s Easter Card, and the runner up was chosen for the cover of this month’s edition of the Wash Commoner.  The winners and other highly commended entries are up on display over the Easter period at St George’s.  
Rev’d Becky, who had the difficult job of selecting the winner, said that it was a challenge to pick one as all the entries were so good; ‘Its not about which picture is best but which design is right for the Easter card. Harvey’s picture of Jesus …

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[26 Feb 2018 | Leave a Comment | ]
Easter Crafts – 7th March at 2.30pm

Do you want to try your hand at something different?
 When: Wednesday 7th March at 2.30pm
Where: Large Meeting Room, St George’s Church
 
Activities include candle decorating and creating a notebook cover with an Easter theme
Tea will be served with Easter goodies to sample
 To book a place contact: Cathie Read or email pastoral@st-george-newbury.org

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[21 Feb 2018 | Leave a Comment | ]
Christian Aid Concert – St John’s Church Sunday 25th February

The talented pupils of Downe House School are putting on another of their excellent concerts,  the concert begins at 7.30 and there will be a retiring collection for Christian Aid – All welcome.

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[19 Jan 2018 | Leave a Comment | ]
Christian Aid Barn Dance – Saturday 3rd February

Do join us for another evening of music and dance on Saturday, 3rd February at 19.00 for 19.30 in St George’s Hall.  Tickets are £12 for adults and £6 for children, and are available, in advance, from David Oats on 01635 43380.  A light supper is included.

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[2 Jan 2018 | Leave a Comment | ]
Coffee Morning – 11th January at St Nic’s

St Nicolas’ Church is holding a charity coffee morning on Thursday, 11th January from 10.00 – 12.00.  They will be raising much needed funds for the Thames Valley Ataxia Group.  Do come along to St Nicolas Church Hall and support us.
If anyone can offer to make a cake, that would be wonderful.  Please speak to Margaret Smith for more details.

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[11 Dec 2017 | Leave a Comment | ]
Community Christmas Notices…

Would you consider helping out at any of the following initiatives going on in Newbury this Christmas?
West Berkshire Homeless.  From 1st December until 28th February 2018 the Salvation Army Hall will be open to the homeless, and will provide 13 beds.  150 volunteers are needed in three shifts, and they are looking for donations to help employ a paid leader.  The shifts are morning from 06.00 – 08.00; evening from 19.30 – 22.15; night from 22.00 – 06.15.  Drivers are also needed.  For more details, or to sign up to volunteer, please see notice on the table at the back of the Church.
CTNA Christmas shop at The Kennet Centre – ‘Wrapped with love’ – Open Monday, …

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[10 Nov 2017 | Leave a Comment | ]
Christmas Craft Afternoon – Wednesday 5th December

Back by popular demand!  An afternoon of Christmas crafts! 

Come and join us – make some tree decorations and learn how the art of napkin folding for the Christmas table.  Craft activities will be followed by a Christmas tea.
Wednesday 5th December 2017 in the Large Meeting Room at St. George’s Church at 2.30pm.
Please contact: pastoral@st-george-newbury.org for more information or to book a place.

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[30 Oct 2017 | Leave a Comment | ]
Hospital Chaplaincy – volunteers needed

The Chaplaincy Team at West Berks Community Hospital are in need of a few more volunteers to help with the Sunday Service.  If you are interested, then please talk to The Revd. Becky, who has more details.

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[2 Oct 2017 | Leave a Comment | ]
Homeless Shelter for Newbury – Can you help?

West Berkshire Homeless is appealing for volunteers.
From 1st December until 28th February 2018 the Salvation Army Hall in Newbury will be open to the homeless and will provide 13 beds.  In order to do this they will need some help.  They are looking for 150 volunteers in three shifts, and money to employ a paid leader.
The shifts are morning, 06.00 – 08.00, evening from 19.30 – 22.15 and night from 22.00 – 06.15.  Drivers are also needed.
For more details, or to sign up to volunteer, please see the notice on the table at the back of the Church.