Harvest – We will again be supporting the Poverty and Hope appeal, helping six projects at home and abroad. The envelopes are available in church from Sunday 24th September and should be returned at the Harvest Festival. Where possible, please complete the Gift Aid Declaration. As in recent years, our Harvest gifts of non-perishable food stuffs will be given to the Bromley Food Bank. We celebrate Harvest Festival on 1 October 2017.
Bromley Salvation Army Band Concert – 23 September, 7 pm – Tickets for this concert are available in the hall after the morning Eucharist or from the office during the week (£10 each, under 16’s free).
Gilbert and Sullivan evening – The Festival Choir will present a “Come and Sing” performance of “Trial by Jury” in the hall on Saturday 30 September at 7 pm. Tickets, including a light supper, are £8 (£4 children/students) and will be available from Maggie Dawson (823857) and after the morning Eucharist. Non-singers very welcome too!
Tanzania Service – Canon Yolande Marcussen will be leading our annual Tanzania Service on Sunday 8 October. This year we are also pleased to welcome Canon Agripa Ndatilda who will be also be taking part. For this reason, the service will be longer than normal, but we look forward to hearing from them both.
Knitters of Stockings – We are very grateful to all who have created stockings. We are still aiming for another 1,000 by Sunday 22 October to give us a chance to tag them. If you need wool, please contact Lesley on 01689 836392. If anyone is interested in joining this initiative, either knitting or sewing, please contact Lesley or the Curate.
TOTS, Helpers needed – We are looking for more helpers to join our happy team, from 9.30 to 11.30 on Thursday mornings in term-time. We need help with setting up and clearing away, as well as welcoming carers and children. If you can help, even on an emergency basis, please contact Cathy Hussey on 01689 821632. Thank you.
FoodBank – The current needs are for tinned vegetables, tinned fruit, coffee (small jars), cold meat, jam/marmalade, UHT milk, rice puddings, custard, small bottles of squash and toiletries (especially men’s). The full Harvest ‘Shopping List’ is on the noticeboard.