CALLING ALL LOCAL CHARITIES

Please submit your requests for a grant from the 2015 Scarecrow Festival by 20th February, please.  We will need proof of your charitable status, your annual accounts and the amount of money you need for your named project.  We will not know what funds will be raised until after the festival which is held over the 2nd May / 4th May weekend.

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CHARMING! A unique pantomime.

Yes another (brilliant?) unique pantomime is being presented by  Flying Ducks Theatre from Wednesday 18th February to Saturday 21st February – not to be missed!  See ‘Complete Calendar’ for full details.

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EBOLA FUND RAISER

You are invited to a ‘Puddings Extravaganza” where you will be spoiled for choice with – hot and cold puddings – with custard or cream! All donations will be for the children orphaned by Ebola in Sierra Leone. There will also be a Bag-a-Bag bonanza and quiz sheets priced at £1.00. So get out your diaries and book Saturday February 7th – 1.00 pm to 4.00 pm – this will be held at the church. All welcome!

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DEMENTIA CARER’S SUPPORT GROUP

There is another support group meeting on 20th January at 7.30 pm at the Aroma Coffee Shop. Anyone who has an interest in this distressing ailment is welcome.

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MISSION TO MOLDOVA

Jill and Gail invite you to come along on Sunday 11th January at 8.00 pm to hear about what they managed to do on their mission to the orphans in Moldova.  All welcome

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CALLING LOCAL CHARITIES

Please submit your requests for a grant from the 2015 Scarecrow Festival by 20th February, please.  We will need proof of your charitable status, your annual accounts and the amount of money you need for your named project.  We will not know what funds will be raised until after the festival which is held over the 2nd May / 4th May weekend.

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Total shoe box number for 2014

We have collected a fantastic 742 shoeboxes this year. A huge thank you to everyone who has been involved in any way. Please continue to pray for those who now have the responsibility to get the boxes to their final destination (Kosovo) and the 742 children who will receive a Christmas present this year.

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Holy Week and Easter 2014

Holy Week

Monday, Tuesday Wednesday – Evening Worship 7.30pm

A short service with an opportunity for meditation

Maundy Thursday – Join the Feast 6.30pm

A Passover style meal, sign up at Haxby and Wigginton Methodist Church or ring 760592

Good Friday – Walk of Witness 10.30am

Open air service outside St Mary’s Church 10.30am

Evening Worship 7.30pm

A time for quiet

19, 20, 21st April – See the Easter flowers at HWMC.
Entry free but donations for Martin House Hospice will be gratefully received.

Easter Sunday

Sunrise Service 5.45am

Short service at Ethel Ward playing field followed by breakfast at Aroma Coffee Shop

A service of Holy Communion 8.30am

All Age Worship 10.30am

Evening Worship 6.30pm

Please bring flowers to the Easter Morning services to help decorate the Easter Cross.

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Aroma in Time Magazine

Time MagazineLast week (03.03.2014) Aroma Coffee Shop appeared in Time Magazine (Europe Edition)! Their main centre page feature explored approaches to dementia care in Europe, and cited Aroma, Haxby  as  a place of note!

Aroma has been trying to raise awareness of dementia in the local community, training their staff and encouraging other local businesses to become more dementia friendly.  The article briefly tells the story of two Aroma customers for whom Aroma has made a real difference.  

See the article here – Time Magazine March 3rd 2014

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Shoe box update

Those of you who donated on-line for the transport of your shoe boxes should have received confirmation that our shoe boxes went to Kyrgyzstan with a link to some more information.

If you donated on line and have not received the information you can put your reference number in the web site and they should send you a link.

Remember to start collecting bits and pieces for your shoe boxes for this year.

http://www.operationchristmaschild.org.uk/where-your-shoeboxes-go

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