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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.

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[8 Sep 2017 | Leave a Comment | ]
Golden Jubilee Concert at St Francis de Sales – Sunday 24th September

As part of their jubilee celebrations our neighbours at St Francis de Sales are hosting  a performance by Harmonia Sacra – a  combined choir, with singers from St George’s, St Francis, and Wash Common’s Harmony choir.
Wine and other refreshments will be served during the interval, and it should be a very joyful  occasion.
The concert is at St Francis Church, Wash Common and starts at 6pm.
Tickets £10, concessions £8, family of 4  £15 are available at the door or in advance  from church office or from Helen Tuck

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[3 Aug 2017 | Leave a Comment | ]
Christian Aid Flag Day – Saturday 19th August

Helpers are needed to collect donations at Newbury Retail Park for Christian Aid Flag Day.  Louise Funnel would very much like to hear from you if you are able to lend a hand with this.  Volunteers should speak to Louise or leave their contact details with the church office.

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[24 Jul 2017 | Leave a Comment | ]
Christian Aid Coffee Morning – Thursday 3rd August

Join us for coffee and home made cake  at St Nicolas’ church in town from 9.30-11.30am on Thursday 3rd August. All proceeds go to support the work of Christian Aid.
All welcome.

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[30 Apr 2017 | Leave a Comment | ]
Stay & Play Service, and cafe on Wednesday mornings

For over a year now we have hosted a morning coffee and play session with the Stay & Play Service on Wednesday mornings.  We meet from 9am in the Large Meeting Room, followed by a low-key service at 9.30, which is easy to bring a baby or small child along to.   We provide fresh coffee, tea, squash, biscuits and sometimes cake plus toys.   The service lasts about half an hour, with musical instruments and fruit for the children.  If you are interested in joining us, please do come along, you will be made very welcome. And if you know of anyone who might be interested, do let them know.
 

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[25 Apr 2017 | Leave a Comment | ]
Spring Into Easter – Photos from the Easter craft event

A couple of photos of the Easter craft event from last week, a great time was had by all, making Easter trees, chocolate truffles and cards, followed by refreshments…   

   

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[5 Apr 2017 | Leave a Comment | ]
Bring the whole family to church this Easter!

You and your family are very welcome at any of our services this Easter.  On Good Friday and Easter Sunday we hold services particularly catering for families.

Easter Garden Service, Good Friday, April 14th, at 10am
Come and help us plant the Easter Garden and join us for hot cross buns afterwards.
All Age Easter Service, Easter Morning, April 16th,  at 10am
With a children’s presentation, party poppers and mini eggs!
Happy Easter from St George’s Church!