THIS SATURDAY: Haslingfield Methodist Church Charity Fair – 18th November,11am-2.30pm

The Haslingfield Methodist Church Charity Fair will be taking place this Saturday 18th November from 11 am – 2.30 pm. 18 National and Local charities will be having stalls where you can buy your Christmas cards, books, baubles, preserves , gifts, plants etc.  3 of these charities are new to our fair. Click stalls – 2017 for details. During the day, delicious homemade food will be available, including light lunches. Something for everyone!  

A GREAT OPPORTUNITY TO DO SOME EARLY CHRISTMAS SHOPPING WHILE FINDING OUT ABOUT THE GREAT WORK DONE BY THESE CHARITIES. Read more

All Saints’ Gift Weekend

All Saints’ Church is holding a Gift Day and Open Morning on Saturday 4th Nov. between 10am and 1pm, when the church will be open for visitors to make donations, make suggestions or just come and explore our beautiful building.  Do drop in for refreshments, including coffee and cake, and browse the stalls.  It’s also an opportunity to meet the folk who currently care for and work to improve your church and its local surroundings.We would also be glad to hear how you feel we might improve our church and for the future, as we seek new ways to serve our village in the years to come.  Click on the poster to read more.

Beautiful Balinese Artifacts & Jewellery Sale

Come, admire & buy a unique Christmas gift @ Haslingfield Methodist Church
Sat 4th November 2017, 11.30-2.30pm.  Many items in END of SEASON SALE

Handmade silver settings ~ Stones resourced from around the world ~ Support local Balinese community ~ Order bespoke or replica pieces of jewelry, or repairs.

The money paid will go to the craftsmen and women who have produced these beautiful items. My friend Jo, with whom I’ll be doing the event, has visited Bali over many years and still goes regularly to help the local communities and orphanages where support is greatly required.

For more details contact: sandra.dunn4@btinternet.com

 

CHURCH FETE A WINNER

The annual Church Fete was held this year on Saturday 16th of September and was a great success in spite of the showers and at times, stormy weather. The heavens really did open during the afternoon; gazebos flapped furiously in the wind and the jousting platform became even more perilous with the added challenge of the rain-soaked beam and sodden dueling batons (actually sacks filled with something squidgy). 

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In the Steps of the Bishop

Sponsored walk, 23 September

2017 will be the 9th year in succession when a sponsored walk has been held from the Chapel of Gonville & Caius College in Cambridge to Haslingfield Church to commemorate the walks undertaken by Bishop Charles Mackenzie on Sundays to help with services in Haslingfield.   He later went as a missionary bishop to what is now Malawi and his memorial window may be seen at the east end of the south aisle in the church. Read more