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[21 Mar 2020 | Leave a Comment | ]
Benefice Newsletter

Please find the latest newsletters here

We may not be able to gather together, but we can stay in touch. Welcome to our new benefice newsletter for this difficult period for us all.

For those who are unable to get out, or who feel they shouldn’t, do please get in touch via the benefice office or by contacting clergy if you need any help.

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[16 Mar 2020 | Leave a Comment | ]
Retirement Fellowship postponed

It is with regret that we have had to postpone all meetings of the Retirement Fellowship for the time being.

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[13 Feb 2020 | Leave a Comment | ]
Traditional Ceilidh

Saturday 25th April at St George’s Church Hall

Doors open at 6.30pm with dancing from 7pm to 10.15pm

Dust off those dancing shoes and come with the whole family
to join us to dance the night away in fine ceilidh tradition with a live
band.   A hot supper will be served
during the evening and there will be a cash bar.

This should be a fun evening and is suitable for all ages
from children to grandparents!

Tickets are £12 per adult and £3 for students and children
under 18.  For tickets please contact
Susan Wright at susan.wright40@btinternet.com
or phone 07802520220.

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[25 Nov 2019 | Leave a Comment | ]

A wonderful evening of music was enjoyed by a packed church, and over £900 was raised for WBH.

Contact office@st-george-newbury.org, Tel: 01635 41249

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[30 Oct 2019 | Leave a Comment | ]
Christmas Craft Afternoon – Wednesday 4th December

Back by popular demand!  An afternoon of Christmas crafts! 

Come and join us – to make some cards and other craft activities.
Wednesday 4th December 2019 in the Large Meeting Room at St. George’s Church at 2.45pm until 4.30pm.
Please contact: the church office or pastoral@st-george-newbury.org for more information or to book a place.

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[22 Jan 2019 | Leave a Comment | ]
A ‘Thank you’ from the Foodbank…

Thank you for your amazing support to West Berks Foodbank.  

Please keep giving during the summer months when it can be hard for families without school dinner provision.  Many thanks!

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[8 Jan 2019 | Leave a Comment | ]
Quiz Night! Saturday 19th January

Tickets for our ever-popular themed quiz, are now available, and are selling fast. It promises to be a fun evening and dinner is included with your ticket. Previous themes have included, ‘Allo Allo’ and James Bond. To find out what this year’s theme will be book your place, with either Carole Neal at carole@kenneal.co.uk or Peter Wright at piwright@hwca.com (You can book either as a table of 8, or as an individual, and we will find you a table of geniuses!)

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[3 Dec 2018 | Leave a Comment | ]
The Magic of Christingle – Photos

The season of Advent got off to a magical start last Sunday at our annual Christingle service.
The church was packed and the chancel was festooned with oranges (of varying sizes!) , candles and sweeties.  Rev’d Becky and her merry band of helpers, assembled the giant christingle and explained the meaning and symbolism of the orange, its red ribbon, the sweets and the candle.  And there was a special sort of hush throughout the church as the lights were dimmed and the Christingles were lit.  Singing ‘Away in a Manger’ by candlelight – it really did feel like Christmas.
A collection was received for the Children’s Society, which works tirelessly during the year to make sure that no …

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[1 Nov 2018 | Leave a Comment | ]
Exploring Discipleship at Open House

Exploring Discipleship – As part of our Open House program of small groups, on

e group will be doing a four-week study based on Philippians.  If you have not already been to an Open House Gro
up, why not try this? Its at 9 Ladwell Close, starting Monday, 29th October at 20.00 and finishing on Monday, 19th November.  You would be very welcome!  
Please contact the Church office on 01635 41249 for further details.

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[9 Oct 2018 | Leave a Comment | ]
Stay & Play Every Wednesday Morning

Did you know that every Wednesday morning we have a service at St George’s particularly aimed at parents with their babies and small children? 
All through the year we serve fresh coffee, tea, squash and biscuits (sometimes cake!) from 9am in the meeting room.  There are toys for children and its a chance for parents to have a chat and a catch up over a coffee.
At 9.30 we hold a very informal service in the kids corner of the church, where there are more toys as well as baby mats and colouring things for the children, musical instruments to play during the songs, and fruit for children during communion.  Its very low key, and very friendly.  Just …