Link to Hope Shoebox Appeal 2023
Today is the closing date for donating shoeboxes for this year’s appeal. Many thanks to all who have contributed. The boxes will be blessed in church next Sunday and then taken on the first leg of their journey to Eastern Europe. David Hunt 01273 303 236

Two funerals
The funeral of Mary Venturi RIP will be held in church on Wednesday 8th November at 1130.
The funeral of Jenny Edwards RIP will be held in church on Friday 10th November at 1500. The family would be especially pleased to see members of the congregation who knew Jenny in attendance.

Church Flowers 2023
Remembrance workshop on Saturday 11th November at 1000.
Christmas workshop on Saturday 23rd December at 1000.

Quiz Night…
… in the Village Hall, Park Road on Saturday 11th November at 1800 for 1830. Fish & Chip supper included! £10 each. Bar and raffle. There is a sign-up sheet in the porch. Please see Elaine Eardley for tickets.

Parish Christmas Lunch…
… at Ye Olde Black Horse on the High Street on Tuesday 5th December at 1230. Three courses for £25 per person, plus drinks. Please sign up on the list at the back of church.

Melody Magpies
A return visit by this popular group on Saturday 2nd December at 1300. Details to follow.

Christmas Music & Readings
Afternoon concert sung by a newly formed choir directed by Greg Moore on Saturday 9th December (probably at 1500 – TBC).

Shepherds Arise!
Another return visit on Saturday 16th December at 1430. Details to follow.

Knit & Natter
The group meets on Wednesdays at 1900 in church. New members always welcome. Some of us knit, and we all natter. Just come along!

Bible Study
The group meets in church on Tuesday mornings at 1000 for an hour or so of discussion, reflection and fellowship, currently working through the Gospel of John. Do feel free to dip in and out.

The Deans Senior Tea Club
Coffee mornings at The Plough Inn on 2nd November and 7th December from 1000-1200.

Revelation 7:9-end; Matthew 5:1-12
Related readings: Psalm 34:1-10; 1 John 3:1-3

Romans 14:7-12; Psalm 27:14-end; Luke 15:1-10