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[7 Jun 2018 | Leave a Comment | ]
Sharing the Journey – a notice from St Francis De Sales Church

Responding to the refugee crisis…

Pope Francis has asked Christians around the world to show solidarity for refugees by sharing their journey.
CAFOD is asking us to join them in walking 24.900. miles, the distance around the world.

St Francis De Sales’ Justice and Peace Group is organising a walk on Greenham Common.  The walk will be on Sunday June 17th. 11.45.am.   The route will be 3-5 miles long with several stops for prayers and reflections. It will start and finish at the Control Tower where Toilets and a cafe are available.

All welcome.

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[21 May 2018 | Leave a Comment | ]

If you didn’t see a blue sheet, please cast your eye over the all important notices for the week…
Tiddlers and Toddlers need you.  Could you help with setting up equipment and toys between 13.00 and 13.30 and putting them away from 14.30 to 15.00, on Mondays in Term Time? Caroline and Helena would be grateful for any help.  .
St George’s Men’s Group Meeting on Monday, 21st May at ‘The Bowler’s Arms,’ 20.00 for 20.30.  John Huckle will give a talk on his volunteer work with West Berkshire Homeless entitled, ‘At Home with the Homeless.’  All gentlemen of the congregation and their friends are most welcome to attend this meeting.
BusyKids are having a cake sale on Thursday, 24th …

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[23 Apr 2018 | Leave a Comment | ]
Greek Evening

Greek Night  7.30pm
Prince Harry is getting married on 19th May, so why not celebrate his Greek heritage by partying the same day at St Goerge’s Greek Evening in the Hall. Food, music, entertainment and dancing for just £15 a ticket. To reserve your place, please contact Carole Neal either 01635 45535 or email carole@kenneal.co.uk

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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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[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.