News for the Pews

PLEASE NOTE:  All news items should be sent to Sarah Botez, our Secretary in the Church Hall at no later than 5pm on the preceding Wednesday, preferably by email or in writing. These should be as concise as possible as sheet content some weeks can be ‘heavy’. Priority will be given to items relating to Christ Church and St. Oswalds's, Newton mattersthose relating to other activities can only be included if space permits.


News items from our Service Sheet

Spire - The July/August issue of Spire is now published and available for purchase at the back of Church.

Hymns – The hymns for June have been chosen by Mr Peter Titchmarsh.

Funerals – The funeral of Enid Bibby will be held in Christ Church on Monday next, 26th June at 10.30am.

Children’s Society – The total raised from the recent Children’s Society Flower Demonstration evening was £281.60.


Foodbank Sunday – Don’t forget - the next Foodbank Sunday is on Sunday, 16th July!

Welcome Packs - The Visitors Group are constantly looking for people new to the village!  Please contact Helen Dickinson on 01642 724450 if a pack is needed.

Children in Distress - Please remember that we collect the following which can be turned into cash for the charity - used stamps, postcards, printer cartridges (except Epson), foreign coins and mobile phones. They can be left in the black box at the back of church on the north side.

New Switches - Please use the new switches on the right hand side of the electric cupboard for lights and heaters. Do not use the fuses/tripper switches any more in either electric box. We’ve been made safe – let’s keep it that way!

Coffee - is usually served after our 9.15am service. We are pleased to welcome visitors and newcomers to our church and you will find us in the Coffee Lounge through the double doors on the north side of the church.

Greetings Cards

Please don’t throw away your Greetings cards, they can be recycled for the Children’s Society.  All you need to do is leave them in the labelled box at the back of Church.  NO CHRISTMAS CARDS, THANK YOU!


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