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St Anne's enjoys working hard and playing hard together as a church family. Therefore there are regular events for the family to get involved in which are listed below and on the left. Weekly newsletter items will also be posted below to give an overall feel of what is happening at our church.
Items for the Julian Trust can be placed in the basket at the back of church please. specifically requested are: UHT milk, tinned tomatoes, tinned tuna, squash, tinned custard, margarine and washing powder. Your donations will be greatly appreciated in helping the charity to assist Bristol's homeless & rough sleepers.
Cake 'n Shake is a new toddler group with a difference. It is not replacing KRASH Club but in this group the priority will be on the parents - although the children, of course, will be well looked after and have a great time as well. There will be healthy snacks to enjoy and a treat of some delicious cake for the adults who will also hear a little about an important aspect of parenting - based on the excellent book written by Madeleine Stanimeros. The group will meet on the 3rd Thursday of the month, at 10.30am in the Orchard Rooms. Help will be needed in the form of caterers and assisting in setting up and clearing away - as well as chatting informally to the children and adults. If you can spare a couple of hours each month please see Jo as soon as possible.
The “St Anne’s Shed” (our churchyard working party) meets every Monday @ 1.30pm
The Mothers Union evening meeting this month will be on Thursday October 4th at 7.15pm at Rita Brereton's house. The film to be watched will be 'Les Miserables'. All are welcome, please contact Rita Brett 0117 9325287 for more details.
Sunday 7th October - Join us at 10.30am for our monthly Celebrate service at UCLG.
Tuesday 9th October @ 10.30am KRASH Club in the Orchard Rooms.
Tuesday 9th October is the next evening of 'Hungry for God', this being held in the Orchard Rooms. This will be an evening of worship and prayer with a relaxed atmosphere. The evening starts at 7.30pm and will finish by 9.00pm. Please speak with Bruce to find out more.
Tuesday 16th October, join us from 10.00am for Coffee & Chat in the Church Hall.
The regular Mothers' Union meeting this month is on Wednesday 17th October at 2pm in the Church Hall. All are welcome, please contact Rita Brett 0117 9325287 for more details.
Thursday 18th October is our Quiet Day. If you would like to get away from the busyness of everyday life and spend time meditating on the wonders of our Heavenly Father, there are a few spaces left, so you can still join us at The Marist Convent, Nympsfield. The theme for the day is 'John the Apostle - Witness to the Light' and the cost is £16 - to include lunch. Transport is shared. Please speak to Molly 9325020 to book your place or for further information.
Cake 'n Shake is a new toddler group with a difference (see above). We are meeting on October 18th at 10.30am in the Orchard Rooms.
Family Games Evening: It's once again time to enjoy a fun evening of games and a Fish'n'Chip supper (alternative food choices also available). This will be on Saturday 20th October, 4.45pm for 5.00pm start, at the Church Hall on Barry Road. Book early to save: Adults £6.00 (but £7.00 after 17th Oct), Children under 12 £3.50, available from Phil Ludlow (9327908) or Ernie Parry (9325456). Please note change of date from that shown in the tri-fold.
Tuesday 23rd October is KRASH Club 10.30am in the Orchard Rooms.
Wednesday 24th October is the 'Filling Statiion' at Doynton Village Hall. For more information see www.thefillingstation.org.uk/018/07/southgloucestershire.
Bring & Buy Coffee Morning on Saturday 27th October 10.30 - 12.30 at 38 Barry Road. All profits to the Oldland Well Fund. See you there?
The Longwell Green Orchestra is holding their Autumn Charity concert on Saturday 27th October at 7.30pm at UCLG. Refreshments will be available and tickets may be purchased on-line at longwellgreenorchestra.org.uk for £7.50 (concessions £6). Alternatively tickets will be available on the door for £8/£6.50. The charity to be supported is 'One Hand Musical Instrument Trust' which adapts instruments for those with physical disabilities.
Sunday 4th November - Join us at 10.30am for our monthly Celebrate service at UCLG.
'What If Minis' are recruiting for their new Christmas production: 'Rudolph's Christmas Adventure!' They would love new children to join the group for ages 4 to 11. They meet on Saturday mornings in the Orchard Rooms. If interested more information and contact details are on Facebook: @whatifminis.
Please send any items for next month's notice sheet to Richard at firstname.lastname@example.org by 29th October.