GIN TASTING EVENING

We will be hosting a Gin Tasting evening on Friday 24th May at 7.30pm in St John’s Church Hall. Come along and enjoy a gin cocktail, taste gins with tonics and learn a bit more about botanicals! Tickets £15 (to be paid when booking) to include a bread and cheese supper. Tickets will be on sale until Sunday 12th May from Alison Boggie (01274 592339).




ANNUAL ACCOUNTS

The Parish Accounts for 2018 are now available to view. There is a copy at the back of each church.




CHRISTIAN AID

CHRISTIAN AID is the parish charity for May. The focus this year is on ensuring that pregnant mothers in Sierra Leone can give birth safely, by building new health clinics. The Week begins with a Big Brekkie at the Moravian Church Hall on Saturday 11 May, from 9.00 to 11.00am. There are collections at Baildon Co-op from Thursday 16 to Sunday 19 May: thank you to those who have already signed up for a one-hour slot. If you would like to volunteer to help with the house-to-house collection, please contact John Guest (01274 561958), Frank Hammond (01274 593340) or Michael Skelton (01274 582224). There will be envelopes in each church throughout the month. Thank you for your gift, whether time or money.




FAMILY SERVICE

Our next Family Service is on Sunday 5th May and themed around Christian Aid, our charity of the month for May. During the Service there will be an opportunity to give a donation to the work of Christian Aid. Your generous support is appreciated.




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APCM

The Annual Meeting of Parishioners and the Annual Parochial Church Meeting will be held on Monday 29th April in St John’s Hall starting at 7.15pm. Anyone who is on the Parish Electoral Roll may attend and vote at the APCM. The detailed agendas for the meetings are displayed on the noticeboard in church. You are warmly invited to attend.




CHEESE LUNCH

CHEESE LUNCH – Join us for a simple cheese lunch at St John’s Church Hall and St James’ Church on Good Friday at 12 noon.




THE GOOD FRIDAY WALK OF WITNESS

THE GOOD FRIDAY WALK OF WITNESS is organised by Churches Together in Baildon. The walk starts at Wesleys (Newton Way entrance) at 11.30am. We go in silent procession behind the wooden cross down to the stocks. Those with mobility issues can just meet in the village centre at 11.45am. There is a short service, led by Peter Jackson from the Methodist Church. Afterwards you are welcome to our simple cheese lunches at 12 noon at both St John’s Church Hall or St James’ Church.




GOOD FRIDAY

St John’s will be open on Good Friday from 10.00am to 2.00pm.  We need people to steward this and there is a list at the back of St John’s Church for people to sign up for hour slots.




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