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Kirdford with

Plaistow & Ifold

St John the Baptist,

Kirdford

Holy Trinity,

Plaistow

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PARISH NEWS - SEPTEMBER 2017

This page presents a selection of our latest news & other articles, updated at the beginning of each month. The articles are mainly taken from (or based on information from) our parish magazine, the Parish News,

For more details about the Parish News, including subscriptions, please click on “Groups and activities” in the navigation bar above.

Letter from the vicarage

Gleanings from the Parish News

Facilities improvements

for our churches

AN INVITATION TO AN ORGAN RECITAL

On the evening of Saturday 9th September there will be an organ recital in Kirdford church. The guest organist is Matthew Cooke.

This event is to celebrate the bringing back into use of our organ, following major repairs most generously paid for by a parishioner.  The organ will be re-dedicated during the evening.

Wine and nibbles will be served from 7.00. The rectial is from 7.30 to 8.30 pm.

All are welcome to come to this event.

HARVEST FESTIVAL 2017


Decorating the church

Come and help us decorate the church in Kirdford for Harvest Festival on Saturday 23rd  September at 10.00am.

Bring whatever flowers and foliage you have from your gardens plus any fruit or vegetables you can spare.

Everyone is welcome. Coffee, tea and homemade cake will be provided.


Harvest Barn Dance

Our Harvest Barn Dance, is on Saturday 23rd  September at 7.30 pm at Kelsey Hall, Ifold.

With two course supper, live band and caller (the Sussex Pistols).

Soft drinks on sale or bring your own alcohol and glasses.

Tickets £12.50 on sale now from Plaistow stores & Kirdford stores, or by phoning Carrie or Kate (contact details the in Parish News).

Raising funds for Plaistow & Kirdford churches.


Celebration Service

Our Harvest Festival service is on Sunday 24th September at 10.00 am at St John the Baptist church, Kirdford.

Come along to celebrate and give thanks for our bountiful harvest.

Please bring in-date non-perishables which will be donated to Family Support Work.


PLAISTOW COFFEE SHOP

In the church every Monday (not on bank holidays)

Now opens between 10.00 & 11.30

(last orders at 11.00 please).  

Fresh coffee,  cakes, friendly chat. All welcome

SPECIAL HEALING SERVICE

- A DATE FOR YOUR DIARY

On Sunday 15th October 2017 at 6.30 pm in Kirdford church we will be holding a special healing service.

The service wiull consist of a number of moving hymns, prayers, and readings about healing, with a talk about some aspect of Christian Healing. There are opportunities for receiving prayer for healing with laying-on of hands and anointing with holy oil, as well as the possibility for one-to-one prayer for specific needs.

We do hope you can come and join us on October 15th – everyone is very welcome to attend.