News Sheet 21/07/19

A warm welcome to the

PARISH OF St PETER-IN-THANET

News Sheet for Sunday 21st July 2019

(Details of Worship and Services in separate white pew sheet)

 

DIARY OF EVENTS for July

Wednesday      24       19:00 Confirmation/ Christian Enq. Course (Vicarage)

Sunday             28         18:30 Confirmation Service at Canterbury Cathedral

August

Wednesday      07         14:30 Home Group @St Leu

Monday            12         19:00 Monday @7 American Supper (Vicarage)

 

September

Tuesday           03       19:30 St Peter’s Women’s Group

Tuesday           17       19:30 St Peter’s Women’s Group

Saturday         21       09:00 Indoor Boot Fair in St Peter’s Main Hall

 

 

Regular giving by standing order

There are tokens by the South door available for those who give regularly by standing order to put in the collection to indicate their giving.

 

Geoffrey Lovelock

(Former teacher at St George’s School) and husband of Gill, passed away on July 12th after years of ill health. Funeral at Barham Crematorium, 26th July at 10.am.

 

Globetrotters Holiday Club

Is at St. Peter’s Junior School from Wednesday 24th to Friday 26th July. It is for children aged 3 to 11. Children can either come for a half day: 9 until 12 or for a full day 9 until 3 pm. (Pre-school children can only come for the morning). We need helpers. You can volunteer for just the morning sessions (9 until 1pm) or the afternoons (12 until 3.30pm) or for the whole day (9 until 3.30pm).

Please email for more information.

 

Confirmation.

This will take place in Canterbury Cathedral next Sunday 28th July at 6:30pm. Please do come and support Toni, Susan and Monica as they are confirmed by The Right Reverend Tim Thornton, Bishop at Lambeth. 

Help needed

There are still many tasks to be completed in the Garden of Remembrance following the work done by the Contractors. If you can spare some time mornings or afternoons then please let me know and I will explain what jobs would be appropriate for you. I look forward to your interest. Don 602287.

 

Monday at 7

Our next event will be the American Supper at The Vicarage on Monday 12th August, at 7pm.  I need to know what food you are going to bring, please let me know whether savoury or sweet, so we get a balance. Any queries contact Marion Brown, Tel 604524, email  Thank you.

 

Children in Church 

I am planning to set up a ‘Sunday School‘ to take place on the first Sunday of the month. It will take place in the choir vestry after the notices with children returning back in to church at The Peace. It will comprise of a Bible story, activity and some music. If you would like to be involved with this please contact me:-

Rev Jan (01843 869169, or ).

The more helpers we have the better. Thank you

 

Fundraising Committee Report for Sunday 21st July 2019

Forthcoming Fund Raising events are Indoor Boot Fair (Saturday 21st September), a Quiz Night (Friday 4th October) and a Fashion Show (Friday 1st November). Details of all these events will appear in the Newsletter at a later time.

 

The Monday Home Group at 92 Dumpton Park Drive, Broadstairs CT10 1RL

We are now taking a break for the summer, but will be resuming in September (exact date yet to be decided).  Meantime, if you want to know more about who we are and what we plan, do phone us on 863293. Michael & Elspeth Cooke

 

The Wednesday Home Group. Our next meeting is on Wednesday, August 7th at 2.30 pm at St. Leu. All are welcome. Contact:-

June Binfield, or 07711 072233 or 01843 861286.

 

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 Main Hall (01843) 866061

Hopeville Avenue, St Peter’s CT10 2TR

Open Monday to Friday 9 am – 1 pm

Email:

Halls email:

 

Parish and Community Halls Administrator – Simon Perry

Please Note that the Parish Office will be closed at 1pm every afternoon. If you need to see Simon outside of office hours please ring him to arrange an appointment.

 

Vicar Rev’d Jan Durrans (Day off – Friday)

Email: Direct line – 869169

Churchwardens:-

             Pauline Osborne (225801) email:

           Sylvia Mills (865874) email:

 

Contact details of the many different church groups/ organisations can be found on our 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 in every pound given