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Naisula School Choir

Posted by on Apr 20, 2016 in Articles | 0 comments

On Easter Day St Luke’s hosted the Naisula School Choir from Kajiado, Kenya.  They were in Harrogate over Easter for the 43rd Harrogate International Youth...

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Coffee Morning 14th May

Posted by on Mar 22, 2016 in Articles, Events | 0 comments

To provide scholarships for poor tea estate students in Sri Lanka ‘Put the kettle on’ and ‘Let’s have a cuppa’ are familiar expressions in our households. We import teas from China, India, Kenya, Sri Lanka and other countries and blend them to suit our taste. Tea was first introduced to Sri Lanka in 1867 by James Taylor, a British planter who arrived there in that year. Other planters followed from all over the UK and tea cultivation became established. Some estates still bear the names of English counties, namely Dorset, Devon and Somerset. Some English planters built their houses in Tudor...

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Cornerstone Assistant Manager Position

Posted by on Mar 3, 2016 in Articles | 0 comments

ASSISTANT MANAGER Cornerstone Christian Book Shop, an independent charitable trust, is looking to appoint an assistant manager to join their team. The position will be for a basic 25 hours per week including some Saturday working, plus holiday cover when required. Further details available from Revd Richard Atkinson, Chair of the Board of Trustees, on 01756 793522 or revrja@outlook.com Application by C.V. with covering letter by email at the above address or by post. Deadline for applications: 21st March 2016. Interviews: w/c 4th April 2016. Cornerstone Christian Books, 17 Newmarket Street,...

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Panto Rehearsals Promise a Fun Evening

Posted by on Jan 14, 2016 in Articles, Events | 0 comments

Panto Rehearsals Promise a Fun Evening If you thought the Pantomime season was behind you then I have to tell you “Oh no it isn’t”.  St John’s and St Luke’s Together are putting on a production of “Cinderella” that will have you leaving Church with a smile on your face and a warm glow in your heart.   Under the always good-natured direction of Ian Thomson-Smith the amateurs of Bilton are developing and discovering an ability to entertain.  “You can’t bully people” says Ian. But watching him in action it is clear that he has set...

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Yellow Welly Time…..

Posted by on Jan 7, 2016 in Articles, Events | 0 comments

Smelly Yellow Welly Club Smelly Yellow Welly Club is an Easter Club for primary school aged children. For those who don’t know about Welly Club we have approx 140 children each day attend for 3 mornings over Easter. They hear bible stories, play games and make crafts to take home and decorate the church. Our team has in the region of 50 Adult Helpers, 25 young adult Team Leaders and 30 Teenage Gophers. It is fantastic fun for all involved with lots of laughter, mess and mayhem. Don’t worry if you’re not an artist (if you are that’s great) as long as you can stick and glue we’ll have a...

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New Wine – Summer 2016

Posted by on Jan 7, 2016 in Articles, Events | 0 comments

Every summer bar one for the past 11 years Fiona and I have been to the New Wine Summer Conference and have found it hugely significant in not only our own spiritual growth but also in the growth of our former church back in Boston. We are planning to attend again in the summer of 2016 and would love as many people as possible from St John’s and St Luke’s to join us. When is it? Sunday 31st July to Saturday 6th August What is it? New Wine is a gathering of about 10,000 Christians from across the country, most of whom camp on site though others do stay at local B and Bs, hotels etc. It’s a...

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