CROSS IN HAND WI: Members enjoyed a very interesting and informative talk from Mrs J Ramsey with her wealth of experience and knowledge of buying and selling antiques. We had fun trying to be experts and identify from a selection of items what was the most valuable, least valuable, oldest item and of course the fake. You would not be surprised to know that we got most of the answers wrong which just goes to show how much we think we know but of course how much we don’t.
Two members celebrated birthdays this month, Jean Grafham and Joy Guntrippe and the flower of the month competition was won by Gill Poulton.
Our next meeting will be on Wednesday, Cross-in-Hand Village Hall at 2pm, when our speaker will be Mrs G Lloyd with a talk entitled Wildlife Photography at Fifty. As always new members and guests are always very welcome.
Finally, a very big thank you to all those who supported us at the recent Cross-in-Hand Fun Day. Our stall, selling homemade cakes, preserves, plants and produce made a good profit for funds as well as being a thoroughly enjoyable day.
For further information or membership enquiries please telephone Anita on 01435 863479 or Margaret on 01435 867076.
HEATHFIELD CHAPEL: On Sunday Pat Reigh from Bexhill is the speaker at 11am. Rev David Laskey is expected to be our speaker for the evening service at 6.30pm which will include communion. We warmly invite visitors and families to any of these services.
ALL SAINTS CHURCH: Old Heathfield. Sunday, 8am Holy Communion (BCP), 11am Holy Communion with prayers for healing. All welcome for coffee after this service. St George’s Broad Oak, 9.30am Third Dimension http://allsaintsoldheathfield.org
ST RICHARD’S CHURCH: Sunday, 9.45am Parish Eucharist with activities for children. Tuesday, 1.30pm Art and Craft group in the church hall. Wednesday, 10am Holy Communion.
COFFEE POT: Will be commencing on Monday September 5 and each Monday morning from 8.45am to 10.30am in The Space at All Saints Church during term time. For parents, grandparents or carers with children attending ASSR Primary School, providing opportunities for chat, papers and magazines, with a kids area available. Car parking facilities for Coffee Pot users in the Cricket Club Car Park.
ACORN HOUSE GROUP: On Thursday September 8 the new Acorn House Group will commence meeting fortnightly at 7.30pm at Sunningdale, Halley Road, led by Colin and Norah Saunders. Specifically located in Broad Oak to serve the parishioners from both the churches in the parish.
PARISH PRAYER MEETING: A new Parish Prayer Meeting will be commencing on Saturday September 10 at 9am on alternative Saturday mornings. Designed for members of All Saints’ and St George’s Churches together and will take place in the Parish Room, Broad Oak.
LE MARCHE: Churches Together in Heathfield and District will again be serving refreshments and ploughman’s lunches in Union Church Hall on the day of Le Marche, Monday August 29. Highly recommended.
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