Dear Friends – August 2016

So the very last of the schools has broken up for the summer holidays – farewell and good luck to St Bart’s Year 6s – and a spell of perfect summer weather is enough to make us forget the torrential downpours and chilliness of recent weeks. There are other things

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Youth and Children’s vacancies

Would you like to work in an ecumenical youth team to help lead a worshipful youth congregation, small groups and a community outreach programme while being involved in schools work, mentoring, and a 20 something culture? The Parish of Haslemere is seeking either a part time experienced Youth Minister or a

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Parish Praying – July 2016

Here are the parish topics that we prayed about on Monday 11 July at the first of the monthly Parish Praying meeting.  Please do use it in your own prayers, and look out for a new list next month. A summer spent together: new friendships and new ideas and initiatives

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Sermon for 26 June – Mary Bowden

Galatians 5.1, 13 – 25 Luke 9.51 – 62 The fruit of the spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, generosity, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Never since the Second World War have we needed these virtues so much in our national life. The bitterness that has been exposed by the

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EU referendum statement by Archbishops of Canterbury and York

http://www.archbishopofcanterbury.org/articles.php/5743/eu-referendum-statement-by-archbishops-of-canterbury-and-york The following statement has been issued to all churches: EU referendum: Statement by Archbishops of Canterbury and York Friday 24th June 2016 Archbishop Justin Welby and Archbishop John Sentamu have issued this joint statement today after the UK voted to leave the European Union: On Thursday, millions of people

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Wave Week 24-29 July 2016

Pics from 2015 Wave Week Parish of Haslemere joins with other local churches in Haslemere to host Wave Week each Summer. Wave week is back this summer between Sunday 24th to Friday 29th July providing the local community with a week long, jam packed programme of events and activities and

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Christian Aid Week 15-21 May

Christian Aid week is nationwide, and St Bartholomew’s and St Christopher’s will be participating in several ways, with: Door to door collections—please contact Zoe Clarke if you can collect (or help collect) in your road. Coffee and Cake morning at St Christopher’s, Thursday 19 May, 10.00am-12 noon.   Contributions of homemade cakes welcome

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Dear Friends – April 2016

Dear Friends There is so much I want to say in this letter that I’ve negotiated with the Link magazine editor for not twice my normal space but three times as much! Sponsored walk in Galilee and related thoughts The first thing is to thank everyone who sponsored me for

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APCM 2016 – Papers

The 2016 APCM took place on Sunday, 24 April 2016 beginning at 9.30am with a Joint Parish Communion service at St Bartholomew’s.  The Rector will gave her annual address as the sermon, and the business meeting will followed the service. Download the papers for the APCM here: Parish of Haslemere Annual Report for APCM

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