6 January 2019 News

Christmas Offerings

The Christmas Offerings are traditionally given to the clergy. Thank you for your generosity this Christmas.

 

Crib Offerings

Crib Offerings are for the Diocesan Children’s Society – Caritas.

 

Churches Together AGM

This year’s AGM for Churches Together will be held on Sunday 20th January at St Mary’s Church. There will be a short Annual General Meeting 6-6.30pm followed by a service of unity. All welcome.

 

Catholic Voice

Copies of the Catholic Voice are available in the Church Porch, please take one.

 

Used Stamps – Reminder

The Jesuit Refugee service can raise funds from your used stamps. All your Christmas stamps and any others gratefully received. Please cut out from the envelope leaving a large margin, and place in the box in the porch. Thank you.

 

Christians Against Poverty (CAP) Job Club

Anyone who is seeking work and would like the support that the CAP Job Club can offer, please contact Carol Preston on 07399 852163. The new course is starting on Monday 7th January 2019. Job Club meets at Christchurch on Buntingsdale Road on Monday mornings from 10.30am-12.30pm.

 

Market Drayton Foodbank Advent Appeal & Help Needed

Thank you to everybody who has collected food using the Reverse Advent Calendar or collected money for the ‘50p per day for Advent’ appeal. Any food donations can be left in the basket in the Church porch or at the Foodbank during one of the sessions – Tuesdays 10-11.30am and Fridays 12.30-2pm.

Money donations can either be given to Helen McSherry or sent to the Foodbank Treasurer – Gail Ackerley. Please see the Foodbank website for information and details: https://marketdrayton.foodbank.org.uk/give-help/donate-money/.

The Foodbank still requires volunteers to help sort and dot food at the Foodbank. If you can help out, please just turn up at the Parish Rooms in Church Street during one of the sessions – see above for times.

A list of most needed food donations can be found at: https://marketdrayton.foodbank.org.uk/give-help/donate-food/ Thank you for your kind and generous donations.

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