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Church Services August 2018

Sunday 5th August
Trinity 10

11am St Augustine’s Parish Communion

Sunday 12th August
Trinity 11

11am St Augustine’s Parish Communion

Sunday 19th August
Trinity 12

11am St Augustine’s Parish Communion

Sunday 26th August
Trinity 13

11am St Augustine’s Morning Worship

NB No Morning Prayer or mid-week communion in August.

 

Dates for your diary

4th August
Film Club 4pm

7th-10th August 10.30am-3.30pm -
Holiday Club

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St Augustine’s: July-August 2018

SarahFarrimondthumbI am writing this coming back from a wonderful fortnight’s holiday, mainly in France. We had a lovely time with plenty of rest as well as walking in the Alps (foothills and valleys) and exploring new and interesting places. These included some pretty amazing churches.

Some were famous buildings: the tallest, the biggest, the oldest the first example of something important. Others places where famous people had preached or played the organ or been a part of the congregation. Others were small churches in villages. Some had loads of tourists milling about. Others were empty and quiet.

It is often (and rightly) said that the church is really the people. And our business as a church is indeed the people: worshipping God, growing in faith and serving the local community. And our buildings are a part of that. It was wonderful at the gift day to see so many people in and out of our building: making music, enjoying the bake off and having a nice time. We use our building to make links with the community, to serve the community and to simply be here, a part of things.

And of course our building is rarely far from our minds in another way. Once again we have work that needs doing. This time on our heating system. We all need to work hard together to raise the money for the repairs that need doing. This presents a challenge, but also an opportunity. It reminds us how important our building is: for us and for the community as a whole. It gives us a chance to think about how we use our beautiful building for the benefit of all. And working together to face these challenges we have a chance to deepen our relationships as we seek to serve God and build his Kingdom here in Scissett.

Let’s get started.’

Revd Sarah Farrimond

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Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC)

As part of the centenary of the First World War the CWGC are working on a project to erect Commission signs at sites that contain war graves. A sign will be installed at St Augustine’s church in memory of Private Alfred Craven 45467. 16th Bn. Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) who died on 05 December 1918 Age 20. Son of Joseph and Clara Craven of Scissett.

Please make contact if you have any more information about Private Craven, we’d love to hear from you.

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The Friends of St Augustine’s meet about six times a year to arranged fundraising events for St Augustine’s church. If you would like to be part of this group please contact

Revd Kate Currie curatekate@icloud.com 07949850460

Bake Off, BBQ & Gift Day

Many thanks to everyone who took part in the Bake Off, BBQ & Gift Day on June 16th. It was wonderful to see so many people in St Augustine’s church enjoying the building, the food, conversation and of course the great music provided by Musica Shelley.

Over £800 was raised.

Thank you.

 

Hull half Marathon

Congratulations to Emma & Martine Bonham who completed the Hull half marathon on Sunday 24th June and raised funds for St Augustine’s church and the Alzhiemer’s Society.

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