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The Parish Diary

Here you can find out what is happening in each of the five churches within our Parish. Feel free to come along to any of the events at any church - You will be warmly welcomed!

                           Last updated: 12-Oct-2017

Regular church services are listed on each church's page, accessible via the menu on the left.

To view events at individual churches, scroll down or click on the links below...

 

The Parish

 

Magazine

The latest issue of The Brereton & Rugeley Links Parish Magazine is available, priced just 50p. Pick up a copy in any of our churches.

The Links is changing! Click here to read about our plans for the magazine.

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Julian Logo

Julian Meetings are suspended for the time being. Many thanks to Ann Windsor who has organised and led the meetings for many years.

 

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First Wednesday of each month: 2.15 pm - Mothers' Union at St. Augustine's. All welcome.

 

Hayes
Parish Weekend in Derbyshire - 6th to 8th July 2018
Who is the weekend for? EVERYONE!
The Programme for the weekend will include some time for worship, study and prayer as well as plenty of time for rest and relaxation.
Click here for more information.

 

PARISH MORNING PRAYER: 8.00 am to 8.20 am each Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday at St. Augustine's.
This is for the whole parish and anyone is most welcome to join us.
Find some peace before you start your busy day.

 

BIBLE STUDY / PRAYER MEETING: 7.30 pm on Wednesdays, in the Choir Vestry, alternate weeks.
Currently we are taking a break, and will resume with a new Bible Study series in September. Watch this space!
Please contact Simon Robinson for confirmation and more details.

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Tuesdays 19th September to 31st October (excluding 24th October): 7.30 pm - Mental Health Course.
This course is being run at St Michael's and All Angels, Colwich. Contact Rev Pam Merriott 01889 883610 to register. It is free. Please let Fr David know if you’re going to do the course.
Click here for more details.

Thursday 12th October:5.30 pm - Licensing Service for Lay Ministers and Clergy.

Saturday 14th October: 10.30 am to 12.30 pm - Pastoral Carers' Meeting, St. Augustine's Church Hall.

Wednesday 18th October: 1.30 pm - Peace Service with local schools, St. Augustine's.

Wednesday 1st November: 7.30 pm - Stable Trail Meeting, St. Augustine's

Tuesday 7th November: 7.30 pm - Budget Meeting for Treasurer's and Churchwardens, St. Augustine's Church Hall..

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The Church of St. Augustine of Canterbury

[Post Code for SatNav WS15 2HG] St. Augustine's

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Flowers
FLOWER FUND: Donations will be warmly welcomed, and can be made to either Ann Windsor, Joan Surplice or the churchwardens.
Arts & Crafts Cross
BOOKS, CARDS & CRAFT TABLE: Need a little gift for someone? Please take a look in the bookcase at the back of church which is ongoing fund raising. All proceeds to St. Augustine’s. Updated regularly so keep looking!

 

CHURCH ESSENTIALS: Can you help with a donation to restock items for church services: Communion wine, wafers, candles, lamp oil, spotlights and flowers? It would be most appreciated.

BIBLE STUDY / PRAYER MEETING: 7.30 pm on Wednesdays, in the Choir Vestry, alternate weeks.
See Parish Section above for dates.

PSALMS: With the summer holiday season upon us, the choir is taking a well erned break from singing the Psalm during our 10.30 am service. Instead we will be saying the Psalm together.

PARISH MORNING PRAYER: 8.00 am to 8.20 am each Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday at St. Augustine's.
This is for the whole parish and anyone is most welcome to join us.
Find some peace before you start your busy day.

 

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Thursday 12th October: 2.00 pm - Churchfield School Harvest Service.

Wednesday 18th October: 1.30 pm - Peace Service with local schools.

Thursday 19th October: 2.00 pm - Chancel School Harvest Service.

Friday 20th October: 7.30 pm - Barn Dance with Bring & Share, Slitting Mill Victory Hall.

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The Church of St. Michael of All Angels

[Post Code for SatNav WS15 1DU] St. Michael's

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Floorlight

Flood Lighting
You can sponsor the floodlighting of St. Michael's Church to mark a special day, perhaps in memory of a dearly departed loved one. See St. Michael's page for details.

 

First Monday of each month: 7.30 pm - Beetle Drive.
                £2 per adult, £1 per child, including light refreshments.

Third Monday of each month: 7.30 pm - Bingo.
                £1 entrance fee + 50p per book of 8 Bingo cards, including light refreshments.

Third Wednesday of each month: 12.00 noon - Lunch Bunch.
                (Lunches must be booked, please Contact us.)

Breakfast

Fourth Saturday of each month: 9.15 am for 9.30 am - Big Breakfast.
We start at around 9:15 am with breakfast (cooked breakfast as well as toast, cereal and fruit). All are welcome.
No Big Breakfast in November because of our Christmas Fete.
Please book your breakfast by adding your name to the list in the Churchroom.

 

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Thursday 12th October: 12.30 pm - Keswick Christian Convention Talk.

Saturday 14th October: 7.00 pm - Murder Mystery Evenig with Rev Jan.

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The Church of the Holy Spirit

[Post Code for SatNav WS15 2TL] Holy Spirit

Fourth Wednesday of each month after the evening Service - District Church Council.

Each Saturday: 9.00 am to 10.00 am - Office Hours.
                          9.30 am to 10.00 am - Saturday Morning Prayer Group.
                          Come along for quiet reflection and prayers. Everyone welcome.

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Tuesday 31st October:
4.00 pm to 6.00 pm - Pumpkin Party for 5s to 11s!
There will be lots of Pumpkin themed fun and games led by Mrs Whitehouse .
There will be prizes for the best pumpkin costumes & we are holding our first lantern competition.
Pumpkin Lantern Competition. Carve your lantern at home & bring it along & we will judge them during the party. Prizes for the best examples.

Saturday 4th November: 10.30 am to 2.00 pm - Craft Fair.

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The Church of the Good Shepherd

[Post Code for SatNav WS15 1LS] Good Shepherd
Flowers
FLOWERS: Donations for flowers will be warmly welcomed, and can be made to churchwardens.


Tuesdays: 7.30 pm - Bingo!

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Sunday 29th October: 11.00 am - Candles of Remembrance.

Sunday 5th November: 12.00 noon following 11.00 am Communion Service - D.C.C. Meeting.

 

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The Church of St. John the Baptist

[Post Code for SatNav WS15 2TQ] St. John's

 

Tea and cake
First Wednesday of each month
: 10.30 am to 12.00 noon - Coffee Morning.
All welcome to this social, community event, which is proving very popular and well supported.
£2.50 including tea/coffee and homemade cake. There is usually a bric-a-brac stall and Raffle.

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Friday 24th November: 7.30 pm - Christmas Desert Island Discs with Bring & Share Supper. More details soon.

Wednesday 6th December: 10.30 am - Christmas Coffee Morning including seasonal stalls.

 

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Local News

 

True North logo
True North is an opportunity for the LBGTI community across the West Midlands to come together to worship. The Facebook page is updated to give details of each service which take place on the 1st Thursday of the month. You will be assured of a warm welcome.
www.facebook.com/TrueNorthWM

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Library Tours are available at Lichfield Cathedral. Click here for more details.

 

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