Community News - Forest Town

St Alban’s Church

Sunday communion was led by the Rev Philip Stead. Sidepersons were Louis Bowmer, Carlo Reale and Hanne Reale. The prayer tree was presented by Emma Holmes, Jessica Clarridge and Katana Lunness. Sarah Holmes and Kathy Smith read from the Bible. Pam Negus led prayers of intercession. Sue Waldram, Glennis Kerry and David Coulton presented the offertory. Joyce Dowling administered the chalice. Sarah Holmes played the keyboard. Brian Negus operated the computer and Teresa Pearson the sound system. The Sunday club was led by Sarah Holmes and Debbie Moss.

Breathe Easy Group

The Mansfield & Ashfield Breathe Easy Group celebrated its 10 year anniversary in with a party and a guest singer. The Breathe Easy Christmas party is on 11th December. There will be a guest singer and a buffet. Tickets cost £5 per person. Contact Geoff Willers on 07875592383 for tickets.

Methodist Church

On Tuesday the Trinity Community Cafe was manned by volunteers. On Wednesday afternoon Mrs J. Staley led the Women’s Own meeting. Pianist was Mrs E. Levick. On Wednesday evening Mr E. Staley led the prayer meeting. On Friday the Youth Cafe was open during the evening. Saturday’s coffee morning raised £79 for the Albania and Uganda projects and church funds. On Sunday the preacher for the morning service was Mr E. Staley. Worship leaders Mrs M. House, Mrs J. Staley,

Mrs R. Scott and Mrs K. Dixon led with singing and prayers. Mr M. Rendell gave a reading and gave out the notices. The music was played by Ms L. Copper and Mrs E. Levick.