PARISH ORGANISATIONS AND GROUPS
Here you will find information about many different organisations and
groups associated with the life of our Parish.
Details of activities for children are held on our "Children and Families" page
We have a very enthusiastic choir, who sing at most Sunday services, and on special feast days. Choir Practice is on Thursday evenings at 7.30pm, also before each service on Sunday. For details, please contact our Director of Music: Alistair MacKenzie Tel: 01253 722366
Servers assist at services on a rota basis. New servers (adults or young people) are always welcome. For details, contact our Head Server, Gerald Wilson. Tel: 01253 730806
We have a large M.U. branch, part of a world-wide network. We meet once a month on the second Tuesday each month at 2pm. For more details please contact the Enrolling Member, Mrs Christine Buckley.
The Mens Fellowship have regular meetings. New members are always welcome. For further information contact Colin Miller (Secretary) Tel.01253 761958.
We have 8 bells in our bell tower, which are rung for Sunday services, weddings etc. Our ringers always welcome new members, experienced or not. Practise is on Fridays at 7.30pm. For details, contact the Tower Captain: Stuart Newton. Tel: 01253-725958
HAND BELL RINGERS
We have a keen band of hand bell ringers who meet in the choir vestry to practise on Wednesdays. For details, contact Gerry Stokes 01253-726524
We have groups who meet monthly for bible study and discussion. Full details of current groups are usually available in the Parish Magazine, or from the clergy or Lay Readers. Details from Joan Johnson 01253 712674
This group meets to offer prayerful support for the Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham, and to encourage pilgrimage. A programme is available for the year's events, including a monthly Eucharist on the last Saturday each month at 9.30am, and an annual pilgrimage to Walsingham in Norfolk.
TEA AND CHAT
An opportunity simply to meet for a cuppa and a chat! First Tuesday afternoon each month at 2.30pm in the Parish Rooms. Details from Mary Gittins. Tel: 01772 686571
OPERATIC AND DRAMATIC SOCIETY
Our "Op & Dram" group usually perform a Christmas Panto and a summer show at Lowther Pavilion. Rehearsals are on Wednesdays at 7.45pm in the Parish Rooms. Details: Alison Thornton Tel: 01253-739235. For more information see www.sapos.org.uk
Volunteers who arrange flowers in church on a rota basis. New people are very welcome. Please contact Brenda Lyon. Tel: 01253-722725.
CHURCH CLEANING TEAM
Volunteers are very welcome to join our church cleaning team. We clean every Thursday morning between 9-30 am and 11 am approx. There are usually 3 on team each week and you can expect to be on every 4-5 weeks. If you can help please contact Margaret Hill 01253 729655
An informal group, meeting fortnightly, to clean in church, and enjoy fellowship (and the occasional sherry!!) See weekly notice sheets for times.