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Richard Taylor Prayer Group

Posted by on Jun 12, 2017 in Articles, Events | 0 comments

Are you a parent at Richard Taylor or just someone who really believes that praying makes a real difference to our schools? A small group of parents currently meet monthly to pray for the school and they would love some new members. The group meet to pray for about 45 minutes in the staff room at 2.30pm – the dates coming up are June 23rd and July 2nd. All...

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Cafe Church June & July

Posted by on Jun 12, 2017 in Can You Help?, Events | 0 comments

SUNDAY 18th JUNE CAFÉ CHURCH 4.30-5.30pm at ST LUKE’S. Celebrating Father’s Day ‘The Father’s Love’.  Please come and join us for fun, food and fellowship. CAFÉ CHURCH PICNIC SUNDAY 16th JULY in ST JOHN’S CHURCH GROUNDS 4.30 – 5.30pm, in the hall if wet. It would be great to have some garden games so please can you sign up if you have any, stating what you will be bringing. Simon would also love a volunteer to organise a treasure hunt around the church grounds – any offers to Simon please!  

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St John’s & St Luke’s Summer Fair

Posted by on Jun 12, 2017 in Events | 0 comments

ST JOHN’S & ST LUKE’S SUMMER FAIR SATURDAY 8th JULY 11.30am to 3.30pm We are just a few short weeks away from our big summer event which will take place as usual in the grounds of St John’s Church. This year we’ll have all the usual favourites plus lots of games, entertainment, competitions and even a Rodeo Bull experience! There are sign up lists at the back of both churches for anyone who can offer their time on the day to help run a stall or game or to help set up/clear up and details of our fantastic...

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St Luke’s Christmas Fair 3rd December 11am-1pm

Posted by on Nov 3, 2016 in Events | 0 comments

ST LUKE’S CHRISTMAS FAIR SATURDAY 3 DECEMBER 11AM TO 1PM This year’s traditional St Luke’s Christmas Fair to be held at our church building in Franklin Square will have many stalls with meals and refreshments appealing to everybody.  The Jewellery stall choices are rings and necklaces along with other gifts, and the Toystall will always be a favourite with the children.  The Bookstall will have a good selection of fiction and non-fiction books along with CD’s, and the Bric-a-Brac stall will have many miscellaneous...

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Little Fishes needs Big Fishes

Posted by on Oct 12, 2016 in Can You Help? | 0 comments

LITTLE FISHES IS OUR POPULAR ST LUKE’S AND ST JOHN’S TODDLER GROUP, MEETING EVERY THURSDAY MORNING IN TERM TIME IN ST LUKE’S CHURCH. We would love to recruit a bigger team so that we can develop the group, forming more meaningful relationships and links with our church communities. At the moment we have lots of ideas and a fantastic group of Mums and toddlers – we just don’t have enough helpers to be able to do most of the things we’d like to! You certainly don’t need your own toddlers to get involved...

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St John’s Autumn Fair

Posted by on Oct 12, 2016 in Events | 0 comments

SATURDAY 12th NOVEMBER 11am – 2pm ST JOHN’S AUTUMN FAIR So – the date is fixed, and we know what we would like at the event – though there is scope for other stalls or events if you have something to suggest. All it needs is volunteers to man the stalls etc and donate items for the stalls or refreshments or as prizes. This is traditionally an event run by the church family for the church and the community of Bilton. Please will you offer to help on the day or by donating items? Jean Burton and Maggie-in-the-office 565129 are looking forward...

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Rectors Letter Oct 16

Posted by on Sep 25, 2016 in Articles, Thoughts | 0 comments

Dear friends If we look at the earthly life of Jesus we find that one of the 1st things he did when he began his public ministry was to choose 12 disciples with whom he could find friendship and in whom he could invest for the sake of the kingdom. At 1st they needed a lot of encouragement because although they believed he could be the Messiah and were blown away by his teaching and his miracles, they were far from the finished article. But over the next three years we gradually see Jesus giving them more responsibility along the lines of the...

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Children’s Society Boxes

Posted by on Sep 4, 2016 in Can You Help? | 0 comments

Children’s Society Boxes

HELP NEEDED TO COLLECT THE CHILDREN’S SOCIETY BOXES. The boxes are brought into church or collected from your home if needed once a year in February – Rita and Kath have been doing this collection for several years and now feel it is time to ‘retire’. If this is something you feel you could help with please contact Rita Nuttall on 07901 523206 for further information.

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Refreshments

Posted by on Sep 4, 2016 in Can You Help? | 0 comments

Refreshments

HELP NEEDED PLEASE! We need three more volunteers to join the teams who help serve refreshments after the service at St John’s. You would go on a rota and your turn would come round every six weeks. Please contact Jean Burton on 569907 if you can help in this way.

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St John’s Traidcraft Stall

Posted by on Sep 4, 2016 in Can You Help? | 0 comments

St John’s Traidcraft Stall

In the coming year we will need more helpers at St John’s. We would like to have a rota. The stall is on the first Sunday of each month except for January and August. We also run a stall at the Summer and Autumn Fairs at both churches. Please consider volunteering for either 1 or 2 below. 1. Arrive 9 a.m. to help erect the stall prior to the 9.30 service staying to serve and leaving before the 11 a.m. service. or 2. Arrive prior to 11 a.m. service, at about 10.30 a.m. and join the team serving and staying after that service to finish serving...

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