ST MARY’S: Friday Club meets tonight from 6.30pm to 8pm in the church room for fun and exploration. Children in Yrs 5 and 6 are welcome to join in. It’s the First Sunday of Lent with Holy Communion at 8am, a Eucharist for Lent at 10am and Evensong at 6.30pm. And talking of Lent, we shall be following the Diocese of Chichester course, exploring how Christians live out their faith in everyday life. With inspiration from Sussex people as well as our own team, it promises to be quite an event. It starts on Thursday with two sessions, 3.30pm and 7.30pm, in the church room. On Tuesday 5pm to 5.30pm, The Way of the Cross a meditative style service from Common Worship. Wednesday at noon, Lenten Prayers for the world. If you would like to find out more, then please pick up a leaflet from church or see www.ringmerchurch.org. MU meets on Tuesday at 7.30pm, with a special presentation from Sue Clyde and Margaret Sweatman, telling us about their trip to Africa and the MU Sewing machines project which we are supporting. Visitors will be very welcome. Please collect your Electoral Roll forms from the church porch to ensure you are on the new roll from April. We are also keen to collect your contact details for further email or written communications so please complete a Data Consent form too.
DRAMATIC SOCIETY: Ringmer Dramatic Society present their Spring Production House Guest, a thriller by Francis Durbridge, directed by Johnnie Walker. March 20 to 23 at 7.45pm in the village hall. The action is set in the lounge of the opulent Surrey home of married actors Robert and Stella Drury. Their cosy world is turned on its head when they are blackmailed into allowing a man, identifying himself as Major Crozier, to stay with them for a period of two days. The story has several twists which keep the audience in suspense until its final scene. Tickets £8 available online at www.ticketsource .co.uk/ringmerdramaticsociety or from The Pet Store in Ringmer, or contact RDSboxoffice@gmail.com.
VILLAGE QUIZ: 30 teams enjoyed the annual village quiz and all but one managed to answer more than half the questions correctly. The winning team, The Plodders, made up of Graham and Hilda Heaps and friends, raced to victory with 86 points (out of 100). The real winner, of course, was the Hospice with evening making £1075. All costs were covered by donors who are warmly thanked as are the usual team who organised and ran the event.