A warm welcome to the
PARISH OF St PETER-IN-THANET
News Sheet for Sunday 29 July 2018
(Details of Worship and Services in separate white pew sheet)
DIARY OF EVENTS for August
Wednesday 01 19:00 Confirmation/ Christian Enq Course (Vicarage)
Monday 13 19:00 Monday@7 American Supper (Vicarage Garden)
Tuesday 04 19:30 St Peter’s Women’s Group
Sunday 09 11:00 Civic Service at St Peter’s Church
Monday 10 19:00 Monday@7 meal – details TBC
Tuesday 18 19:00 Deanery Confirmation service at St Peter’s
19:30 St Peter’s Women’s Group
Saturday 22 09:00 Indoor Boot Fair in St Peter’s Main Hall
Dates for your diary…
9 September – 11am Broadstairs and St Peters Town Council Civic Service (at St Peter’s Church) NO 9.30 service on this Sunday.
18 September – 7pm Deanery Confirmation service (at St Peter’s Church).
Garden of Remembrance.
We have sent a faculty application for a number of improvements to the Garden. There are notices up in church summarising the improvements, and our full application, together with a number of photographs are available to view in the Parish Office (in a folder by the photocopier). If anyone would like to discuss the plans, please speak to either Don, Richard, or Rev’d Jan.
Our Website-some interesting stats and action to be taken.
- No of hits since the site was launched in Oct 2017: 15,722
- Monthly best: Dec 2017 at 3,317 hits
- Monthly worst: May 2018: at 1,550 hits
- Average hits per day: 56
- Week leading up to Fete: 68 hits -this dropped to 37 hits in the following week.
Please check regularly that the section on the site for which you are responsible is up-to-date and refresh it as often as you can with new articles and photos, which please send to me:
Note for those on Facebook (FB) we have our own account which FB users are asked to support by ‘liking’ when appropriate. See St Peter’s Church Broadstairs.
Monday at 7
Our next event is on Monday 13th August in the vicarage garden for our American Supper. We will be asking all members to bring either a savoury or sweet dish, so please start to think what you can bring. I will need to know what you are bringing ASAP so we don’t have too many of any one thing. Contact me, Marion Brown on Tel: 604524 or email Thank you
Thanet Big Bus Conversation.
The 56 bus that serves areas of Broadstairs and St. Peter’s is under threat due to a proposal to cut its subsidy from Kent County Council. A public meeting to be attended by Mike Whiting, KCC Cabinet member for Transport, is being held on Thursday August 30th at 2.30pm in the GAP Project Auditorium, Queen’s Road, Broadstairs when bus users can ask questions about this vital service.
Further information can be obtained from Jenny Matterface on 07785 966666.
Thanet Food Link.
As we head into the summer months we are finding that the food bank is generally quite low on stock while the needs of the people remain high. So any non-perishable food would be a great help, thank you.
Fundraising Committee Report
‘Sing Along to the Forties’ Night
Our forthcoming ‘Sing Along to the Forties’ event, which was scheduled for 25th August, has had to be cancelled. Unforeseen circumstances have compelled the Calders, who were to have staged the Forties evening, to cancel it, so we no longer have any FR events in August. This is a very great pity. Some people had already begun to express interest in the ‘Sing Along to the Forties’ night and it seemed set fair to be a popular, well attended and jolly occasion.
Indoor Boot Fair
The next scheduled Fund Raising occasion will be the Indoor Boot Fair in the Church Hall on Saturday 22nd September. Bookings are now being taken in the Parish Office. Two tables have already been sold!
Monday Home Group 2:30 pm at 92 Dumpton Park Drive, Broadstairs CT10 1RL. We are currently taking our summer break, and will be resuming in September.
Wednesday Home Group
We are now taking a break for the summer months. Please watch this space about the future of this Home Group.
Website. Please take a moment to look at www.stpeterinthanet.org.uk and review your areas of interest and then email Trevor Hogben with any updates.
Parish Office in Church Hall (01843) 866061
Open Monday to Friday 9 am – 1 pm
Parish and Community Halls Administrator – Simon Perry
Priest in Charge – Rev’d Jan Durrans (Day off – Friday)
Email: Direct line – 869169
Pauline Osborne (225801) email:
Sylvia Mills (865874) email:
Parish website: www.stpeterinthanet.org.uk
We are always SO grateful for the cash donations given
each week at services.
If you are a tax payer it would be an even greater benefit
if you could put your donation in a completed yellow
Gift Aid envelope so that we can recover the extra 25p