PARISH ORGANISATIONS

Here you will find information about many different organisations, committees and

groups associated with the life of our Parish.

Details of activities for children are held on our "Children and Families" page

CHOIR

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

ALTAR SERVERS

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

MOTHERS UNION

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.

MENS FELLOWSHIP

The Mens Fellowship have regular meetings. New members are always welcome. For further information contact Colin Miller (Secretary) Tel.01253 761958.

BELL RINGERS

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 at 10:45 (term time only) in Church.  For details, contact Christine Buckley.

STUDY GROUPS

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. 

WALSINGHAM CELL

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. 

PILGRIM'S COFFEE STOP

An opportunity simply to meet for a cuppa and a chat! Mondays (except Bank Holidays) at 10.00am in the Parish Rooms.

 

SOCIAL COMMITTEE

The Social Committee plan a number of social events throughout the year. For more information contact Peter Duke.

OUTREACH COMMITTEE

 The Outreach Committee promote the Church and communicate to the congregation and wider community about events at the Church throughout the year. For more information contact Susan McMahon.

LAND AND BUILDINGS COMMITTEE

The Land and Buildings Committee look after the Church Building and grounds. For more information contact Eric Roberts.

PARISH ROOMS COMMITTEE

The Parish Rooms Committee look after the Parish Rooms Building and grounds. For more information contact Colin Miller.

PROJECT COMMITTEE

 The Project Committee raise funds for specific projects in Church such as installing a lift in the Parish Rooms and refurbishment of the Choir Vestry.  For more information contact Pam Kinghorn.

 

FLOWER GUILD

Volunteers who arrange flowers in church on a rota basis. New people are very welcome. Please contact Brenda Lyon. Tel: 01253-722725.

WEDNESDAY MEN

The Wednesday Men meet every Wednesday at 9:30am in Church and undertake maintenance/repair tasks. New members are always welcome. For further information contact Eric Roberts.

CHURCH CLEANING TEAM

Volunteers are very welcome to join our church cleaning team.   We clean every Thursday morning between 9-00 am and 11 am approx.  There are usually 3 on team each week and you can expect to be on the rota every 4-5 weeks. If you can help please contact Maggie Chowns.

BRASS CLEANING

An informal group, meeting fortnightly, to clean in church, and enjoy fellowship (and the occasional sherry!!) See weekly notice sheets for times.

 

 

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