What's On
The Parish of St Lawrence, Effingham
with
All Saints', Little Bookham

'Connect' 2nd August 2018
St Lawrence Church Hall 10.00 am
'Connect' is a group for carers and partners living with dementia, meeting fortnightly from 10.00 to 12.00 noon for refreshments, friendship, chat and activities.

For more information call Gill Walker (01372 457987) or Kim Plumpton (01932 586988), or email Gill at GillianMWalker@gmail.com.

Beating the Bounds 4th August 2018
All Saints Church 9.00 am
As part of our 'One Parish' Celebration we plan to 'beat the bounds' of our new parish - (or at least part of it) - on Saturday 4th August, starting at All Saints Church. Please contact Reverend Mandy 0n 01372 458314 if you would like to join us.

'One Parish Celebratory Service' 5th August 2018
All Saints Church 9.30 am
On 1st January 2018 the parishes of Little Bookham and Effingham were formally united to create the 'Parish of Effingham with Little Bookham'. To mark the event, a special service is being held in the presence of Bishop Andrew of Guildford.

The service will start at All Saints with the baptism of a 'church baby', symbolic of the new life of the Parish. The congregation will then process to St Lawrence where the service will continue.

The morning will conclude with a shared picnic lunch in the grounds of St Lawrence Church Hall.

Chatterbox 7th August 2018
St Lawrence Church 10.30 am
An informal get-togther for parents/grandparents etc with small children on the first and third Tuesdays each month at St Lawrence and the second and fourth Tuesdays at All Saints.

For more information contact Catherine Hall (453183) or Anne Parker (458321).

Holiday at Home 8th August 2018
St Lawrence Church Hall 10am - 4pm
Here's an opportunity for older people to have a day out and enjoy the activities and company. Come and join the fun!

There will be a charge of £14 which will include all activities, lunch and afternoon tea.

Please phone Rev Mandy for more details: 01372 458314.

Messy Church 8th August 2018
St Lawrence Church Hall 3.30 - 5.30pm
NO MESSY CHURCH in August!
We're back in September.

Christian Meditation Group 9th August 2018
Methodist Church, Effingham 2.00 pm
For Christians, meditation provides a simple and powerful way of praying. It offers a practical tool to enable us to go beyond thoughts, words images and emotions and become more aware of the presence of God in the inner depths of our being.

A Christian meditation group meets fortnightly on Thursdays at 2.00 pm. All Meetings are held in the Methodist Church in Effingham.

For more information please phone: Mrs Sylvia Lindsay 457383
Kathy Gothard 453814 David Putland 454850 Gill Whitman 375324.

Parish Breakfast 12th August 2018
Bowdler Room, All Saints 8.45 am
A delicious 'full English' breakfast is served after the 8am Holy Communion service on the second Sunday of each month. This makes a great start to the week, so don't miss it!

Chatterbox 14th August 2018
Bowdler Room, All Saints 10.30 am
An informal get-togther for parents/grandparents etc with small children on the second and fourth Tuesdays each month from 10.30am to midday, and now also on the first and third Tuesdays at St Lawrence.

For more information contact Catherine Hall (453183) or Anne Parker (458321).

Tuesday Tea 14th August 2018
Effingham Catholic Church Hall 2.30 pm
Happens alternate Tuesdays from 2.30 pm to about 4.00 pm.
A donation of £1 is all that is required.

For more information contact Gill Walker 457987.

Chatterbox 21st August 2018
St Lawrence Church 10.30 am
See above.

Parish Pint (and sandwich) 28th August 2018
Sir Douglas Haig 12.00 noon
Chin-wagging for chaps.
Do come and join the merry throng!

For more information please call Robert Hall - 01372 453183.

Chatterbox 28th August 2018
Bowdler Room, All Saints 10.30 am
An informal get-togther for parents/grandparents etc with small children.
(see above).

Messy Church 12th September 2018
St Lawrence Church Hall 3.30 - 5.30pm
No Messy Church this month!
Back in May.

This is a 'Churches Together' initiative to provide after school activities and worship to primary school children accompanied by a parent or carer. It is a monthly event on the second Wednesday of each month.

For more information please ring Annette on 0797 1552139 or Gill on 01372 457987.

 
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