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WEOBLEY CHURCH AND VILLAGE FETE JUNE 18th 2pm

 

JUBILEE CELEBRATIONS AROUND THE BENEFICE

You are cordially invited to

A Summer Lunch to Celebrate the Queens Platinum Jubilee

St John the Baptist Church, Letton,  Sunday 5th June  12.00

All Welcome – especially residents of Letton. There will be a Service in the Church at 11.00 a.m. which you are very welcome to attend. RSVP:     bryanj940@aol.com

 

Jubilee Weekend Events

Saturday 4th June 2pm – special afternoon tea at Weobley Church, including live music and tower tours.

Sunday 5th June 10.30am – Churches Together in Weobley Jubilee Celebration Service.

Sunday 5th June 1-6pm Staunton-on-Wye village ‘Great Village Bake Off’ – more details can be found on www.weobleyandstaunton.co.uk

 

MONNINGTON ON WYE HOG ROG – 22nd May 2022

     

    Rogation Walk -Delicious hog roast -Veggie options  – salads –  puds – Petanques – Viking Chess.

12 Noon: Park in the field opposite green lane to the church and meet at Monnington Church at 12.15. The full walk is about 2.5 miles over roughish ground. We will take it fairly slowly with occasional Rogating stops. Dogs on leads are welcome. We will walk via The Scar and end up at River Lodge in Monnington. If you’d rather a shorter walk then meet at the Scar at 12.45. Lifts available to the Scar – come to Monnington Church at 12 if you’d like a lift. If you don’t fancy the walk then just join us at River Lodge (Rob and Tor’s house) at 1.30. To get to River Lodge go down Monnington Walk and follow the tarmacked road when it bends left half way down the walk. Continue on that track until you get to River Lodge. Parking available. Suggested donation: £10 per adult or £30 for a family. Proceeds go to Monnington Church. Please could you let us know if you’re coming so that Rob and his team of hog roasters roast a sufficiently large amount of hog. Either email Sarah at sargirling@aol.com or phone 01981 500601.

Weobley and Kington Deanery Prayer Week 23rd – 28th 

The Deanery are  holding prayer weeks at all the 27 parishes throughout the Deanery this year. Weobley’s turn is Monday 23rd May until Saturday 28th May included, 10 to 11 am to lead prayers for the Deanery, the churches with any special prayer requests, and of course the wider concern for our troubled world. Everyone is welcome to attend any of the days and we hope members of the congregation will support those who have offered to lead a session. In the event the church is not yet ready for use it will take place in the Methodist Chapel. For more information contact Sylvia Green-Jones on 01544 319356 or email sylvia.green17@btinternet.com

 

Funding our churches Meeting – 30th May 7pm
A special Benefice-wide meeting on the topic of funding our churches will be hosted by the Joint Benefice Council on the evening of 30th May, 7pm, at Weobley Church. All PCC members and interested parishioners from across the seven churches are invited to attend. The guest speaker is Rosa Speyer, Diocesan Giving Advisor. We will be hearing about different ideas for increasing giving opportunities and financial support for our churches. There will also be an opportunity to meet our new Benefice Finance Manager, Shirley Tully.

Supporting Ukrainian refugees locally
If you would like to be part of the cluster of the people locally who are helping with refugees please contact either:
Guy Wilkinson – guy@gwilkinson.org.uk or
Ronnie Wilkie – orcaronnie@gmail.com
A local fund has been opened for the support of Ukrainian families in this cluster and donations can be sent to Elizabeth Shayler or Guy Wilkinson. The fund is charitable, and donations attract Gift Aid. All donations and the use of the funds will be strictly accounted for. You can read about the work that that the diocese is doing via the Diocesan website: www.hereford.anglican.org/news