Dear all,

Please continue to pray for Ukraine, its peoples and its government. Has anyone got any yellow and blue material we could put on gate posts?

 

This Saturday 30th April at 10.00am we have a flower festival planning meeting in church. Everyone has a part to play in the festival so do join us if you can. There are so many jobs to be done but, if everyone does a little, there is a great joy and sense of achievement at the end.
 

The same day there is a litter pick starting at 1.00pm from the Village Hall.

 

On Sunday 1st May during the communion service at 11.15am we have

another presentation from the King Family and Friends Players, with

Charlie taking the communion service.

 

Stapleford Abbotts Plant Sale is on Saturday May 7th from 10-2.00pm.

 

Our Annual Meetings are on Sunday 8th May after the service. Please join

us. If you are not on the church electoral roll now is the time to sign up.

We are looking for at least three new PCC members and a Secretary and

Treasurer and Safeguarding Officer. Please pray about this and keep your eye out for likely people.

 

Christian Aid Week is May 15th – 22nd. We will again be delivering envelopes to each house this time with email and QR possibilities as well. Please sign the road list to deliver if you can.

 

On Wednesday 11th May there will be our next Zoomed Prism magazine from 7.30pm. The link is:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/6195802335?pwd=U3JQYXZoWE53QjdIV004emtBdnJrUT09

Meeting ID: 619 580 2335

Passcode: 984606

 

The next Jubilee choir rehearsal ready for June 3rd is in the Abridge Village church from 7.00pm.

 

Stapleford Abbotts Rogation Walk will this year be from 2.45pm on Sunday 22nd May

 

The Essex Bike Ride closes roads from Ongar through Passingford Bridge along Hook Lane Manor Rd and on to Chigwell. That is on Sunday 29th from 7.30am to 5,30pm It should not affect church our church service.

 

Each Wednesday there is a session at All Saints called De-stress Wednesday starting from 7.00pm. on Thursday May 12th. All are welcome to join in the fun.

 

There is a quiz recently arranged in aid of the Jubilee events on Friday 13th May. More details to follow. The last one before our performance at 5.30pm on June 3rd in the Pancroft ring is at 6.00pm on Wednesday 25th May again at Abridge Village Church.

 

The next Yoga retreat at Lambourne Centre is from 3-7.00pm on Saturday 14th May.

 

On 15th May we have a baptism at 11.15am during our service.

 

On Friday 20th we have our next Zoomed service at 8.00pm to make it easier for New Zealand and Florida to join us. The link is as for Prism.

 

The Rogation Sunday Walk at Stapleford Abbotts starts at 2.45pm on Sunday May 22nd. All are welcome.

 

The Church remains open; thanks to Ian and Marlene. It is good to feel that prayer is being offered at church over this period so do use the quiet of church and churchyard.

 

Stuff for the foodbank can be left in church or the Vicarage and it will be delivered to Collier Row each Friday.

 

You can continue to get your Traidcraft goods direct from Stapleford Abbotts Church. In addition there are the preserves and cards.

 

A reminder for those wanting to give through the Parish Giving Scheme the direct line is 0333 002 1271 and our reference is 080608032. Please remember the church as you navigate your way through our financial situation.

Blessings.

 

Roger


1, The Poplars, Abridge, RM4 1BB
01992-815838

email: rogergayler@btinternet.com 

 

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