This Week's Notices

Week beginning 10th November
 

Shoebox Service  
Shoebox Service   At St Bartholomew’s on Sunday 17th November  at 11.00 am.At St Bartholomew’s on Sunday 17th November  at 11.00 am.  
Leaflets are at the back of Church giving details of the items to be included in the shoebox.
Please support this project and experience the joy of helping a child for whom this may be their only present.
They are no longer able to accept any liquids or food items.  
Further information can also be found at https://www.samaritans-purse.org.uk/what-we-do/operation-christmas-child  
If you are unable to attend the service, please leave your filled shoebox at the back of the Church or in the Chantry Office.
Any empty shoe boxes would also be appreciated for others to use.
Thank you.  
Barbara and Kevin Parfitt 

St Bartholomew’s Christmas Tree Festival

Christmas Tree FrestivalA new venture.
Saturday 7th December. from 10.00 am to 4.00 pm at Greens Norton.
All in the benefice are invited to take part – individuals and groups.  
Trees are to be decorated with the theme of Christmas carols and songs.  
Trees to be no bigger than 4ft: real, artificial or crafted from recycled items.  
Battery lights may be used.  
A Remembrance tree will be available.  
Raffle, cakes, cookies and beverages raising funds for Macmillan nurses and St Bartholomew’s Fabric Fund.  
The Sunday service following is to follow this theme.  
Contact Jill Neville to reserve a space or for further details.  01327 351985 jillneville@dsl.pipex.com  

Jill Neville

The Rectory Garden

Are you dividing or removing your herbaceous  plants this autumn?
The Rectory Garden has gone through a major rehabilitation structurally and now has lots of space in its borders for plants.
If you have any you would like to give away over the next two months or next Spring please could you put them in pots or plastic bags, water them well and leave them near the garage on the Rectory drive.
Particularly shade plants; hellebores, heucheras, astilbes, ferns, primulas, coleus, lungwort.
Ground cover plants; begonia, periwinkle, lady’s mantle, blue and purple geranium, Japanese Spurge, Juniper blue carpet, Bungle Weed, Stachys, Dead Nettle. Creeping Sedum. Shrubs;  Mahonia, Fuchsia, Holly, Smoke Bush. 
Steve and his garden buddies.


St Lawrence Film Night
St Lawrence Film Night20th November at 7.30 pm.
Come and watch the classic “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” in the Chantry House.  
A suggested donation of £5.
Refreshments provided.



John and Jill Knight  
Jill’s return home is now planned for Monday 11th November.  
Visitors are always welcome at their home. 

Fynnius Fogg  
Dance to  60s and 70s music  on Saturday 30th November at 7.30 pm at Towcestrians Sports Club to raise funds for the Tove Valley Centre.  
Tickets £10 including light refreshments, from Colemans or http://tovevalleycentre.co.uk

Friday Coffee Mornings  
Friday Coffee MorningsWe need someone to help with Coffee Mornings in the Chantry House on the third Friday of the month for December, January, February, March and April only.  
Please contact the office if you can help.



Chantry Group
The Chantry Group is not meeting on Tuesday 12th November.


Things to do at St Bartholomew’s
Things to do at St Bartholomew’sWednesday 9.00 am  - Totsown Tea and Toast
Thursday 7.30 pm     -   Bellringers
Saturday 10.30 am   -   Coffee and biscuits



 

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