Parish News December 2012

Click here to read the final monthly parish magazine of 2012!

Parish News November 2012

We all feel like we’re running out of time, so this month Chris Moore talks about our reasons for taking time out of our lives to come back to church, and Sarah talks about racing through Welsh hills against a train for Marie Curie.

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Parish News October 2012

The October Parish News magazine is out! Eirlys talks about her calling to be a reader, and thanks all that have supported her.

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The Annual Harvest Supper 2012 and Halle Concert

This will be held on Thursday 18th October in St. Matthew’s Church Hall, Stretton Road at 7.00pm for 7.30pm. Please see the Church notices and the October Parish Magazine for further details.

The first of the 300 Club Draws this year will take place, the proceeds of which are equally divided between prizes for the members and the maintenance of the Church Hall.

All proceeds from the Harvest Supper itself are for St. Matthew’s Church.

We hope you will come and enjoy the evening.

Also, the Hallé Concert will be held on Monday 3rd Sept at 5.30 for 6.00 start – contact Revd. Mal Martin on mal.martin@hmps.gsi.gov.uk for more information - usual photo ID needed (you could be turned away without) & no mobile phones or sharp items.

Parish News September 2012

A little bit ahead of ourselves, but it’s the summer, so why not. Here’s the September magazine.

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Parish News August 2012

Click here to download the latest Parish Council newsletter, in which Elaine talks about our ability to handle people ‘with care’ and Appleton Thorn Primary School celebrates its successful performance of “What a Knight”.

Parish News July 2012

It’s the July issue of the Parish Newsletter, and Chris talks about swimming against the tide and looking out for those whose viewpoint might not be heard as easily as others.

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Parish News June 2012

Click here to read the June edition of the Parish magazine.

Combined United Family Communion - St. Cross Sunday

A quick note to everyone this week, as St Matthew's will not be open for Sunday morning Service at 10.30am due to the combined United Family Communion at St Cross.

Parish News May 2012

In May’s issue of the St. Matthews and St. Cross Parish News, Geoff talks about his time at Stretton and Appleton Thorn and the purpose that God continues to have for us.

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Parish News April 2012

This month, Elaine talks about salvation, we say goodbye to Rev. Geoff Buchan and we get an update on the parish’s fundraising efforts.

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Public Meeting - Appleton Thorn Play Area

A public meeting will take place at Appleton Thorn Primary School on Thursday 29th March 2012 commencing at 7pm.  All interested parties and members of the public are invited to attend.
The purpose of the meeting is

  • update all residents on issues relating to the proposed play area;

  • approve and adopt the Constitution;

  • elect Officers to the Management Committee;

  • decide on the next steps to progress the project.

Copies of the draft Constitution are available from Appleton Thorn Primary School, the Village Hall; Carole McNab; Mark Searle; Andy Cross; Sharon Harris.  If you would like to put yourself forward as an elected Officer to the Management Committee please obtain a nomination form from any of the above.  Any further information can be obtained from Mrs Sharon Harris (07894 082 442) or by
email sharonah2000@yahoo.co.uk

Parish News March 2012

It’s that time again for our monthly magazine. Included in this magazine are

  • What could we do with a youth or family worker?
  • The new Jam Sandwich club at St. Matthews School.
  • Appleton Thorn Primary School’s Farmhouse Breakfast.
  • The Real Easter Egg campaign for Easter 2012.

Elaine also talks about the need to support your local church and discusses how we can each contribute. Included this month is a bonus article by Connections.

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Click here to read the Connections Article

Parish News February 2012

This month, Elaine talks about the need to support our local churches and St. Matthew’s Primary School new Headteacher introduces herself.

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Parish News January 2012

It’s a new year, and a new magazine. Elaine talks about being made honorary canon and we welcome in 2012.

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