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Churches in the Partnership

Thursday, 28 October 2010

St James the Greater Bazaar

St James the Greater Bazaar

The date is Saturday 6 November, the time is 10.00 - 12.00noon, and the place is St James the Greater Church hall, St James Terrace, behind the church.

There will be a tombola, bric-a-brac, crafts, flower guild, gifts, preserves, books, cake stall, raffle and refreshments. Everyone welcome.

The proceeds will be divided between the church and the YMCA for their work with homeless people in our city.

Tuesday, 12 October 2010

Prawn Cocktail

The Nativity Players invite you to their next amateur production of 'Prawn Cocktail', another play written by Nativity's very own Sylvia Taberer.

You will not be disappointed!

See poster for details.

Monday, 6 September 2010

World's Biggest Coffee Morning

Put a smile on your mug!

Join us on Friday 24th September and help us raise money (and a smile) for people affected by cancer.

By taking part in the World's Biggest Coffee Morning you will help fund more of Macmillan's vital services and change lives.

Raise your cup and make a difference!

Saturday, 12 June 2010

Cream Teas

St. Andrew's Aylestone are opening our church on July 4th and September 5th from 3pm till 5pm as part of our mission. We shall be pleased to welcome any member of SEMP congregations on any of these dates. CREAM TEAS are being sold on these days so why not give us a visit!

Monday, 7 June 2010

Treasure Hunt

It is back by popular demand!

A Treasure Hunt has been arranged for Thursday 8th July meeting at the Main Car Park off The Parade in Oadby starting at 6.15pm as Car parking charges finish at 6pm. It doesn't matter if people cannot be there at 6.15pm as, like the last time, Alan will be sending groups off at time intervals from that time onwards till possibly 6.45pm.

The Treasure Hunt will take place around Oadby and it is just over a mile in distance unless you get lost!

I have arranged a cold buffet afterwards at the Horse & Trumpet at Wigston which is the same venue as last year. The cold buffet I have arranged is £4.00 per person. The charge is £5 for the evening with the balance going towards the prizes.

Can you please let me know numbers as soon as possible but by the end of June so that I can give numbers to the pub. If people are just wanting to do the Treasure Hunt only if you could advise those numbers separately. The cost for the Treasure Hunt only will be £1.

My contact details are 0116 2783357 and e-mail address is rapike@ntlworld.com

Many thanks


Thursday, 11 March 2010

Youth Trip to Trichy Diocese

Youth Trip to Trichy Diocese
Church of South India - February 2011

The Trichy Link was established in 2002 between Churches Together in Leicestershire and the Trichy Diocese in Tamil Nadu, South India. The Link provides an opportunity for Christians in Leicestershire to work together with each other and with Christians in India; all as part of the World Church. There have been many new insights. An enormous warmth in the relationship has developed. In 2011 young people are being offered a chance to be part of this Christian adventure.

A 12 day, ecumenical trip for a group of 12 young people (16-25years at time of travel) is planned sometime between the dates Saturday 12th Feb – Sunday 27th Feb 2011. Young people will join activities and discussion with young Indian Christians, help teach English in a variety of mission schools and visit an HIV/Aids project. Travel may include into the hills to see the vast tea estates or down to the coast which suffered greatly as a result of the 2006 tsunami. The group will be accompanied by 3 leaders who have each visited Trichy before and who have experience of running residential youth trips. Everyone will be CRB checked before travel.

The trip, costing about £600 per person, is to be self funded. However young people are encouraged to seek financial support from their church, mission partnerships, local charitable trusts and Churches Together groups. Individuals may request a small bursary from the Trichy Link group.

Please complete an application form (available from Vic Allsop) if you wish to be considered for a place on this trip. Completed forms should be sent by 1st May 2010 to Vic Allsop, County Ecumenical Development Officer, c/o 14 Church Lane, Hoby, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire. LE14 3DR or via email cedo@ctil.org.uk All applications will be considered by the ecumenical Trichy Link group who will notify successful applicants accordingly.

Before completing the form if you have any questions or want to discuss the proposed trip in further detail, please contact Vic (tel 01664 434697). If he can’t help, he will direct you to someone who can.

With best wishes from

Rev Alison Roche, Rev Suresh Kumar and Mrs Anne Speight
(on behalf of the Trichy Link group)
10th March 2010

Saturday, 6 March 2010

May Fair

May and June is considered by many to be the best time of the year to get married and so as part of our May Fair we will feature wedding dresses (ancient and modern!) and accessories in the church in a wedding themed exhibition.

In addition there will be a variety of stalls including cakes, bric-a-brac, books, raffle and refreshments in the church school rooms.
Everyone welcome

Chritian Aid

An evening on the Trichy Diocese link with Churches Together in Leicestershire, which will include a presentation and displays. There will be an opportunity to ask questions about the Church of South India, Christianity in India and about any Indian religions and culture.

Donations in aid of the work of Christian Aid. Everyone welcome.

For further details contact Patricia Ewen on 0116 2994732 or by email at: patricia.ewen@ntlworld.com

Monday, 22 February 2010

Lent Course

A five week Lent Course has been organised by Rev David Vale and Rev Suresh Kumar in the church schoolrooms on Thursday 25th February, 4th, 11th, 18th, & 25th March at 7.00 pm. Interested?
Everyone welcome.

Saturday, 20 February 2010

Staff Measures

The Nativity Players invite you to their next amateur production of 'Staff Measures’.This is another play written by Nativity's very own Sylvia Taberer. For those of you who have been to previous productions, you will not be disappointed!

Tuesday, 26 January 2010

Slide Evening

Mike Bull was guest speaker at the Supper Club in August 2009 and gave a talk on the history of the Leicester Drama Society. Following an enjoyable evening, he has been invited back to Nativity for a showing of ‘The Little Theatre, Then and Now’.

For further details contact Patricia Ewen on 0116 2994732 or by email at: patricia.ewen@ntlworld.com