Our Church News

News and diary dates

Good Friday at 2pm  Stainer’s Crucifixion - Come & Sing (or just listen) at Abbey Lane Chapel, Saffron Walden, CB10 1AG, followed by light refreshments.  All welcome

Many thanks to everyone who took part in Choir for a Day on Saturday 6 April, and also to all those "behind the scenes".  Special thanks to Mark, whose finger tips must have been smoking at the end with all the notes he played!  We had a lot of fun during the day and all of the hard work paid off - we raised £859 for the Church Building Fund.  Thank you to everyone who supported this venture. 

We are very happy that the British Georgian Music Society are coming to put on a free concert for us on Saturday 20 July.  We will be selling tickets to benefit our Church Redevelopment Fund.  The children are extremely talented and it should be a great concert.  However, to keep their costs down we would like to be able to provide them with accommodation.  The lead family will be put up in the Manse so we need 10 households to be able to take 1 adult and 2 children plus 7 that can take 1 child with 1-2 parents (large room).  This will be for 3 nights (Thurs 18/7 - Sat 20/7).  They return on Sunday 21/7.  They will spend a day visiting London so are likely to just need the overnight stays and maybe breakfast.  Please contact Lynn in the Church Office if you are able to help.Traidcraft has now restructured its buying and selling procedures, and this has resulted in some items being out of stock for several weeks.  We are now almost back to normal and expect ginger cookies just after Easter.  In the meantime we have chewy oat cookies and chocolate chip cookies along with our usual range of teas, coffees, sugars and condiments.  Easter eggs are available, but once these are gone there will not be an opportunity to buy more.

Prayer Stations and Creative Activities suitable for all will be open in our church 10.00am to 1.00pm Monday to Thursday this week, and then 12noon to 3.00pm on Good Friday.  The bookstall will also be open, and of course there will be coffee on Thursday morning too.  Do call in and have a look.

The next WiLos Lunch will be on Sunday 28 April – put it in your diary now!

Jigfest  Do you have any old jigsaws hanging around?  Graham is hoping to run a 'Jigfest' in early 2020.  We need jigsaws and people who like making them up.  Especially welcome are vintage, wooden and children's jigsaws.  Speak to Graham if you can help, or if you know a housebound person who would be able to put together a number of puzzles.  Further details to follow.