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December

Regeneration /Repair Cafe

St Andrew's 1 December 10.00 - Noon

If it's broken - let us get it fixed for you!

Prestbury Christmas Fair on Saturday 1st December from 10.30-12.00

PresentWhy not start your Christmas off with a visit to our annual event which will give you a chance to stock up on some presents and essentials for Christmas? There will be several Christmas stalls including cards, paper, books and toys as well as our usual cakes, tombola and teas and coffees. We will also have a raffle.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Prestbury Church Meeting – Sunday 2nd December at 11.30

 

St Andrew's Tide Service and Lunch - 2 December at St Andrew's

All members of St Andrew’s Congregation and Cheltenham Scottish Society are cordially invited to our annual St. Andrew's Tide Service and Lunch

Menu will be lamb hotpot or vegetarian option and selection of desserts.

Please add your name to the list on the notice board, highlighting any dietary requirements or allergies. Tickets for the lunch will be issued by Jean Smith.

No Charge / Donations appreciated

Montpellier Christmas Street Fair - Sunday 2nd December

This year St Andrew’s will be having a Christmas Gift stall alongside the Jewellery stall, following the St Andrew’s Tide Lunch. Money raised will be for the Spire Fund. Do you have any suitable gifts, craft or good quality bric-a-brac? Also cakes would be very welcome nearer the day. Thanks for your help.

Tuesday Forum - St Andrew's - 11 December 2.30pm

Christmas Afternoon Tea. Please bring and share some goodies - there may even be carols!

Prom Praise

Maz is willing to buy tickets for Prom Praise at the Albert Hall, London,for Saturday 27th April 2019. £30 deposit required by 23rd December.(Cheques payable to M. Allen), as long as you organise your own transport.

Contact Janet Kemp in the first instance for Maz’s details.

 

January 2019

Prestbury Coffee Morning - 5 January 10.30am

There will be books, toys and cakes for sale as well as a raffle and, of course, refreshments. We would love you to join us, new faces are always most welcome.

 

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

There will be a Joint Service with Christchurch, Gas Green, Salem and St Mark's to mark the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

at St Mark's Methodist Church on 20th January at 6.30pm. All Welcome.

Tuesday Forum AGM

The Forum AGM is upon us on 22nd January at 2.30pm , with the usual bribe of a short film to counteract the excitement of the annual accounts.

Discussion Group

Thursday 31st January     THE APOCRYPHA  7.30pm at St Andrew’s

Try and read at least one book of the Apocrypha before the meeting, so we have plenty for discussion. The New English Bible is a straightforward read.

 

Thursday 28th March       RELIGION IN ART (Part 2)  7.30pm at St Andrew’s

If you have a favourite religious ‘art’ picture, bring a copy and tell us about it.

 

EVERYONE IS WELCOME.

Contact is Janet Kemp

 

The Bible Book Club    NEW!

The first meeting was an excellent discussion of Jonah. We appreciated reading through the whole book. Several people had taken the discussion questions home to ‘have a go’ privately instead of coming to the meeting. We appreciate that not everyone is able to get out in the evening, but might want to take part.

 

The next book to read is AMOS, an Old Testament prophet/shepherd. The discussion questions can be found on biblesociety.org.uk/biblebookclub, and paper copies will be available after Christmas.

 

The next meeting for discussion will be in February – plenty of time to read!

Happy reading the next book of the Bible.

Julie Jefferies

Regeneration /Repair Cafe

St Andrew's 3 November 10.00 - Noon

If it's broken - let us get it fixed for you!

Knitters Needed!

Cheltenham Street Pastors are appealing for small items of warm clothing that can be handed out when the weather is very cold. Gloves, especially man-sized and woolly hats would be much appreciated.

 

Prayer support is always welcome – is that a service you could offer?

More information from Tony Jeans or Ann Gimingham at St Andrew’s

Past Case Review

The United Reformed Church Past Case Review is an open invitation for anyone to raise concerns about the behaviour or conduct of anyone affiliated with the URC since its formation in 1972. Tel. 020 7916 8682, email: pastcase.review@urc.org.uk

www.urc.org.uk/past-case-review

 

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