Community News - Blidworth

Meadow Road and New Road

On Monday week the meeting was opened by Mrs M. Brailsford. Mrs B Creasey, Rita Dodsworth and Mrs J. Pitt served refreshments. Tickets were sold by Mrs J. Dodsworth and Mr H. Alcock called the bingo. A quiz was organised and called Mrs M. Cooper and the winner was Mrs J. Dodsworth. Bingo winners were Mesdames J. Dodsworth, M. Brailsford, P. Hutton, and Messrs I. Smith, E. Buchanon, K. Cooper, and E. Ufton. Raffle winners were Mesdames K. White, B. Poyser, D. Biggs, M. Richards, M. Buchanon, P. Hutton, and Mr L. Creasey. Members celebrated the birthday of Mrs T. Jukes. 44 members and friends have enjoyed a pea and pie supper and through their generosity £120 was raised to be divided between the Air Ambulance and the scanner appeal at the Kings Mill Hospital.

St Andrew’s Church

On Wednesday Vestry hour was led by Angela Penny. Tuesday Bingo with Stephen took place on Tuesday afternoon. Saturday’s Christmas fayre and coffee morning raised £1,050 for church funds.

St Mary’s Church

Sunday morning’s service was led by Marilyn Brown who later led prayers. The Rev Hazel Robinson assisted with the service and gave a sermon. There were readings from the Old Testament by Robin Sharpe and New Testament readings by John Robinson. Angela Penny read from the Gospel and recorded music accompanied the service.

Methodist Church

Karen O’Hara held her Prayer meeting on Wednesday evening. Sunday mornings All Age Worship, shoe box appeal service was taken by the Rev’d David Greenwood with Vanessa Crane playing the organ. 66 boxes were donated during the service. Church members visited Rainworth Methodists for their evening service.