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Eco Church Bake off Traidcraft Ingredients

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Additional Tradicraft Stall.  For all bakers who are preparing to enter the Eco church Fair-trade Bake Off on Saturday 29th February there will be a Traidcraft stall on Sunday 23rd February. This will follow 10.30am communion at St Lawrence. Jo will have a variety of Fair trade ingredients including dried fruit for your fruit cake […]

Alton Foodbank – update

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In the last 3 months of 2019 the foodbank handled 162 vouchers (an increase of 51% on 2018) and fed 502 people (an increase of 59% on 2018). In the same period we are thankful for very generous donations to meet this need. Currently we need long life milk and orange and apple juice. Chocolate […]

CYC Quiz winner and answers revealed!

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Thank you to all the people who supported the CYC by buying the Christmas Quiz. We have raised over £200. The winner was………………. Geraldine Dockrell! Well done Geraldine who managed to get all the answers correct. The answers can be found here 2019 quiz ANSWERS

Parenting for Faith – Volunteers needed!

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This year we would like to run a course called Parenting for Faith which is designed to enable parents and children to talk about faith at home. The course will take place later this year during the summer months and I would like volunteers to help in the following ways: Greeters/refreshments; group leaders to lead […]

Santa Run raised over £500 from POTR

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Thank you to the teams that ran and to those who sponsored them. POTR raised over £500 for Home Start and we would like to thank each of you for your support

Christmas Cards

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Please don’t forget to bring your Christmas cards to church to be recycled. We will have a box in the back of each church for the next few weeks. Thank you

The Christmas Tree Festival

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The Christmas Tree Festival was a great success. 77 trees decorated St Lawrence Church and the event raised £1183.90 to be shared between Parkinsons UK and the Covenant Training and Youth Choir. Thank you to Elaine Cook and all the wonderful helpers. And thank you for all the beautiful music from the organ and choirs […]

£176.20 for the Children’s Society!

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What a lovely Christingle Service we had. The Church looked glorious lit up by candles and christmas tree lights. The children loved the songs and of course the sweets. And we raised a fabulous £176.20 for the Children’s Society. Thank you everyone and thank you to the team who made the Christingles and helped at […]

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