These take place every Friday during Lent and as usual all the money raised will
be divided between Mother’s Union charities and the main recipient of our Lent
Almsgiving this year, WAR CHILD’s ‘Children of Syria’ Appeal. I am sure many of
us will have been moved by the media coverage of the plight of the children
there and want to do what we can to help. Details of venues on 320840. If you
can’t make lunch, donations for ’Children of Syria’ can be given to Fr. Keith.
Jumble Sale The
Spring Jumble Sale is on March 2nd at 2.00pm –lots of bargains, household goods,
March 10th - We invite all families to join us for our
Mothering Sunday service at 10.00am when, as is our custom, flowers will be
presented to all Mums. There will be activities for children in the church hall,
including cup cake decorating, and there will be refreshments after the
All our regulars enjoyed a
Christmas meal together and a good time was had by all! The charity coffee
mornings and ’Coffee Break’ will of course continue throughout 2013. Despite the
snow, in January we raised £70 for GUTS, the bowel cancer appeal at St.Lukes,
and in February we raised £100 for the Bishop’s Lent Call.
The ‘Easter’ coffee morning will take
place on Wednesday March 20th at
proceeds will go to the Aldershot Food
Larder. There will also be
coffee mornings on April 17th and May 22nd. ‘Coffee Break’ is on 6th March, 3rd
April and May 8th.
The Year of Faith
To mark this special year, a series of sermons based on the
Nicene Creed will be preached on the Sundays in Ordinary Time and on October
26th we are invited to join our Bishop at a special service in Winchester
Cathedral to renew our own commitment to the Faith and affirm our mission to
bring others to ’the door of faith’.
Social and other Events
Details of all our events and activities, including the Lent Lunches, appear on
our web site, along with service times and a prayer request slot-www.staugustine-aldershot.org.uk