Cooksbridge, Offham & Hamsey

Cooksbridge, Offham & Hamsey news
Cooksbridge, Offham & Hamsey news

CHURCH SERVICE: Sunday at St Peter’s Church Offham, 10.15am Sunday School in the church hall. Palm Sunday Service 10.30am. Family Communion with distribution of palm crosses. Conducted by the Reverend Judith Egar, Rural Dean, followed by coffee/team cake and biscuits in the church hall. All are very welcome.

EASTER SERVICES: Maundy Thursday, April 18, there will be Holy Communion at St Peter’s church for 7.30pm. The Venerable Martin Lloyd Williams, Archdeacon of Lewes, will conduct the service. Good Friday, April 19, Holy Communion 10.30am Service conducted by the Venerable Martin Lloyd Williams, Archdeacon of Lewes. Easter Sunday at St Peter’s Church, 10.15am Sunday School in the church hall, 10.30am Family Communion conducted by the Venerable Martin Lloyd Williams, Archdeacon of Lewes. This will be followed by an Easter Egg Hunt in the church grounds with coffee/tea, Cake/biscuits in the church hall. All are very welcome.

CHURCH DECORATIONS: The church will be decorated for this most beautiful of seasons on Saturday April 20 by Caroline and her band of helpers from 10am onwards. Gifts of flowers and foliage and lots of help will be much appreciated. Please let Caroline know if you can help in any way on 01273 477151.

OART: Will be holding their Annual General Meeting for members on Wednesday April 24 in the village hall, Plumpton Green at 7pm. There will be the usual agenda items with minutes of the AGM held on April 25, 2018. Chairman’s report from Hew Prendergast, finance report from Simon Turner, project officer’s report from Pete King, Rachel Paget and introduction of new OART officers Linda Kerrison an Alastair Whitby. Appointment and election of trustees. The trustees seek approval from members to confirm appointment as trustee of Philip Evans. The trustees seek approval from members to re-elect Dave Brown and Hew Prendergast who retired by rotation. Other nominations should be sent (paper copies) to Sam St Pierre at the OART address or to him by email at st.pierre@oart.org.uk. Guest lecture, Everything You Might Not Want to Know About the Rivers. Dr James Ebdon, Oart Trustee and reader in Environmental Microbiology, School of environment and Technology, University of Brighton. Presentation of the Tony Barnard Shield.