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Notices 15th October 2017

POETRY HOUR  Our next enjoyable readings by people you know are at 7.00pm in the Lady Chapel on Sunday  22nd October.  They are mainly light, please do come and listen.

St Martin’s Toddler Group:  Can you join our group of  volunteers.  Friday mornings in term time, 9am-12noon. Please contact Gill Dargue in the Parish Office 01895 625456.

Early Christian Rome and St Benedict at Subiaco. 21st-26th May 2018.  Details to follow.  Speak to           Fr Simon if you are interested.

Children's Society:  A big thank you to all box holders and   donors for this years total contribution of £392.00.  A record sum for St Martin’s.  Added to the £927.70 from the 2016  Christmas collection, another very supportive year.  Pat and Rod  Turner.

Parish Office will close at 11.15am on Thursday 19th October.

500th Anniversary of the Reformation.  Organ Recital by Mervyn Hogg.  Tuesday 31st October, 12.30pm-1.15pm in Church.  Admission free with retiring collection.

 

Light Party

 Friday 27th October - 2.00pm - 3.30pm

0-10 years (under 5's accompanied by an adult).

Join us for Glow Worship, fun activities & pizza!

Tickets: 5-10 £4, under 5's £2.

Tickets available from Emma Taylor or the Parish Office.

 

Safeguarding Officer: Judith Kaplan can be contacted anytime.  All communication will be dealt with in the strictest of confidence.  07803 159130 or [email protected]

MARTINMAS FAYRE  Donations can now be left in the box in the Church Hall foyer.  Toys, Games, CD's, DVD's, Books, Biscuits, Chocolate, Wine, Beer, Gifts would be much appreciated.  If you can help with the fayre in anyway, set up on the Friday or Saturday with stalls and clearing up, please contact Karen Moore via the Parish Office.

 

   Record of Family Worship

If you wish your child to be considered for a school place in a local Church School, you must ensure you sign the Record of Family Worship Forms.

The clergy wish to give as much support as possible to any applications.  Parents must provide evidence they have worshiped at S Martin's for the length of time required by the school’s admissions criteria.

Make sure you check the school’s website for details.

Attendance sheets available in 3 places in the Church.

 

URGENTLY WANTED  We are looking for someone to organize the rota and to serve drinks to the mothers and toddlers, Friday mornings 9.15-11.00am in term time. Present incumbent is retiring after nearly 20 years!   Please contact  Pat Turner 020 8866 3396 or  Emma Hodgson 07970 220685.

  

 Supporting the Foodbank

Please support our Food Bank Depot at the back of the Lady Chapel.  When you go shopping, buy one extra item to support families in our borough  who are struggling.

NB: Please check the "Use By" date on your donation.

 The Foodbank is short of

 Sugar (500g),  UHT milk, juice & squash (max 1 litre),  jars of jam etc.  mash potato (dry), noodles,                      tinned spaghetti & bags for life.  Thank you.

The foodbank is short of all tinned meat.

 

 

      Important Dates for your Diary:   

 

22nd October, 7.00pm - Poetry Hour.

31st October, 12.30pm - Organ Recital for the 500th anniversary of Reformation. 

1st November, 7.30pm Sung Mass - All Saints Day.

2nd November, 7.30pm Sung Requiem Mass - All Souls Day.

  10th November, 7.30pm - S Martin’s Day Sung Mass.

18th November - Martinmas Fayre.

25th November - Race Night. 

9th December - Christmas Market Coach Trip.

15th December - Parish Christmas Dinner & Dance at Bushey Police Club.

20th December, 2.00pm - Outlookers Carol service.

28th December, 12noon - Tea and a Movie.

31st December, 7.30pm - Family New Years Eve Party. 

24th January, 2.00pm - Outlookers Afternoon Tea.

 27th January 2018 - Quiz Night.

 

   

 

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