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St Peter’s Church Newsletter – June 1999

Peter's Newsletter Jun 1999

Peter’s Newsletter Jun 1999




From Fr. Alex, St. Peter’s Vicarage

Dear Friends,

We are approaching Petertide, the time when St. Peter’s celebrates our Patron Saint. We will do this at the Parish Eucharist at 10.30 am. On Sunday 27th June 1999.

We are inviting everyone living in the parish to this great celebration in our ParishChurch, followed by coffee in the Church Hall. Why not come along? You will find us friendly and eager to share our faith with you. You will be helped through the service, so you won’t be left wondering what to do. Christianity has lasted through two millennia – there must be something in it!

Also notice a new event this year. Do support our St. Peter’s Community fete. Come along and enjoy yourself.

Saturday 26th, June is ‘St. Peter’s Gift Day’. It is increasingly difficult to maintain St. Peter’s Church, a beautiful part of our heritage. It is your ParishChurch and I am sure, like many who know St. Peter’s well, you would not like to see this place of worship close.

We invite everyone in the parish to donate some money, however little, to help maintain this beautiful building.

It is a tradition, every year, for the parish priest to be available in the Church Porch, this year on 26th June, to meet people of the parish and to receive their gifts, to support St. Peter’s and the various charities and missions that we give to. Envelopes will be provided so that your gift will be anonymous.

I will be in the Church Porch on the 26th very much looking forward to meeting you.



There are some seats available for our annual pensioners outing on Wednesday 21st July. The coach leaves at 2 p.m. We are visiting SissinghurstCastleGardens and will have a meal at Halland Forge arriving back at about 9.30 p.m.

Any pensioner who lives in the parish is eligible and should apply to Don Ray, 6, Clarence Road, Tel: 439556



There may also be seats available on the annual Junior Church Outing on Wednesday 25th August. We are spending the day at Drusilla’s, leaving at 10 a.m. and arriving back by 5 p.m.

Any child living in the parish between the ages of 4 and 12 is eligible, and should apply to Peggy Verrall, 3, Springfield Road, Tel: 422746.



 JULY 17TH 10.30 a.m.

Fun & Games for all

Food, raffles, competitions, stalls.

Everybody welcome.

Free admission

Raffle & tombola Prizes, good children’s clothes, books and bric-a-brac would be welcome.

Contact Anne Buchan, 10, Salisbury Rd. Tel 435922, or bring to the Church Hall on Sundays.




Sunday Services

Holy Communion, 8 a.m.

Family Eucharist / JuniorChurch (Rite A), 10.30 a.m.

Evensong, 6. p.m.


Other Services

Weekday Eucharist, Wednesday, 10 a.m.



St. Paul’s School

St. Paul’s School Leavers’ Service will be held in St. Peter’s Church on Wednesday 21st July 1999, at 10.30 a.m.

All are invited and will be welcomed!



Vicar: The Rev’d Fr. Alex Brown SSC. St Peter’s Vicarage, 10 Blomfield Road, Tel: 445606

Lay Reader: Mrs Sheila Johnston, 37, Church Road, 712532

Churchwardens: Mr Don Ray, 6, Clarence Road, 439556. Mr Laurie Treen, 49 Amherst Road, 446376

Treasurer: Mr Don Ray (as above)

P. C. C. Secretary: Mr Nigel Lowe, 10, Blomfield Road, 445606

Organist: Mr. Frank Jennings, 11, The Fairway, 423766

JuniorChurch: Mrs. Peggy Verrall, 3, Springfield Road, 422746

Guides: Mrs. Maddie Blake, 3, Denham Close, 854206

Brownie Guides: Mrs. Chris Stevens, 127, Braybrooke Road, 719978

Rainbow Guides: Mrs. Rosemary Noble, 19 Horntye Road. 445117

Parent & Toddlers: Mrs. Rosemary Noble (as above)

St. Peter’s Church Hall Bookings Secretary: Mr Don Ray (as above)

St Peter’s Fellowship: Mrs Sheila Johnston (as above)





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