Heathfield, Punnetts Town, Broad Oak & Cross In Hand

ST RICHARD’S CHURCH: Tomorrow, Saturday, 9am Parish Prayers. Sunday 9.45am Parish Eucharist with activities for children. Tuesday, 2pm St Richard’s Toddler group in the church hall. Wednesday, 10am Holy Communion.

ALL SAINTS CHURCH: Old Heathfield. Sunday, 8am Holy Communion (BCP), 11am Morning Worship (CW). All welcome for coffee after this service. St George’s Broad Oak, 9.30am Holy Communion (CW). http://allsaintsoldheathfield.org/

CHRISTMAS CONCERT: The Heathfield Silver Band is holding its Christmas concert today, Friday, at State Hall. The concert starts at 7.30pm and tickets are £7 per adult, with children under 16 years free with an accompanying adult. Come along for free mince pies, mulled wine, a raffle and refreshments and enjoy our traditional and funky pieces, it’s all good fun. Ring for tickets on 01435 862398 or turn up from 7pm. www.heathfieldsilverband.org

UP UP AND AWAY: Make sure you purchase your Christmas Draw ticket this year as there are some fabulous prizes to be won and the draw is going to be made at the SPACE on Saturday December 12. You will be able to enjoy a musical presentation and enjoy coffee plus cakes. The Red Letter Day prize is something very special, imagine going up in a hot air balloon. This is your opportunity to put your name in the ring to enjoy a ride over the Wealden Countryside, with the air whistling through your hair and enjoying the great views with a sense of quietness as you glide through the air. Make sure you buy a book of tickets, these are available now from Keith Warner.

GIFT SERVICE: As is our custom, we will be holding gift services to collect items for Family Support Work to distribute to needy families in the diocese. Please see posters in both churches giving suggestions for suitable gifts. The gifts will be collected at all our services on Sunday.

SOCIAL LUNCH: For members of All Saints, St George’s and St Richard’s Churches. Come and enjoy a social Parish Lunch on Sunday at 1pm in a superb country setting, at Holy Cross Priory. The meal will be a roast, and on offer are beef, chicken or pork. The cost of the meal is £13.50 per person. All you need do is contact Hazel (from All Saints’ Church) on 01435 831037 to reserve a place or places. We are limited to 30 people, so you may be disappointed if you leave it too long.

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