Community News - Annesley

All Saints Church

Tuesday afternoon Open Door members met. Wednesday afternoon Church was open for visitors; in the evening the Rev Liz led “Come and Worship 3”. Thursday evening Rev Liz and Rev Kevin together with members, joined Bishop Paul of Southwell at Hucknall Parish Church for a Deanery Synod meeting. Friday evening Rummage Sale was for Church Funds.

Men’s Breakfast group met on Saturday morning, guest speaker was Phil Barlow on his project on Medical Centres in Tanzania. Sunday morning Toy Service and Baptism was led by Rev Liz; first candle for Hope was lit by Jake Shatliffe, Rev Kevin Charles baptised Rhys Owen Baguley; congregation brought their toys to the altar which were later taken to Family Care; birthday chorus was sung and cards given out by Isabel Denman and Lucy Smith; children coloured pictures and san “Twelve Days of Christmas” with picture cards; prayers were led by Emily and Jane Buckley, memorial flowers were in memory of Fred Davis, Music Group accompanied songs, refreshments served by Yvonne and Geoff Mason.

In the afternoon a Memorial Service was led by the Rev Liz Turner-Loisel and the Rev Kevin Charles, crucifer was Brian Staton, advent candle stand was blessed in memory of Nellie Davis. During the service names were read out of loved ones who had passed away during this and earlier years. Organist was Peter Hard, refreshments were served by the ladies.