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>>>IMPORTANT NOTICES<<<

A public notice has now gone up in church by the door and outside on the notice board
for the removal and replacement of our heating system.
So far we have received £12,550.00 in grants towards our new heating system to which we give thanks!

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Magazines - The April 2018 Magazine is out now and at the back of church.  

Magazines - 2018 previous issues -  January, February, March
Magazines - 2017 previous issues -   January,  February  March April   May June  July/August September October November December
Magazines - 2016 previous issues - January, February
March April May June July/August September October November December
Magazines - 2015 previous issues - January, February, March, April July/August September October November December
Magazines - 2014 previous issues - January, February, March, April, May June  July August September October November
Magazines - 2013 previous issues - February, March, April  May  June July September October November December


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GIFT ENVELOPES
Gift envelopes will be in church for any donations you wish to make
Events are being organised to try and raise funds towards the heating
Updates will be in the weekly service sheets and monthly magazine

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St. John’s Hall Update

MOTHER’S UNION NEWS

news will be here shortly
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Food Banks – always need supplies
Thank you
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St. John’s hall is part of the co op member scheme from 12th November until 27th October 2018.
For every £1 spent on co op own brands 1% goes to the charity pot and 5% to yourself. Only £1 to join.
You can register on line or by telephone to choose one of three chosen charities.
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HARVEST AT ST. CATHERINE'S CHURCH 1st OCTOBER 2017
We had a lovely service tonight with lots of people and some of the village children.
We managed to raise £111 for FarmArica and sent loads of stuff to the Food bank

          
                              PRODUCE                                                                THE CHILDREN WHO HELPED WITH THE SERVICE

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ST. JOHN’S MOTHER’S UNION NEWS

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PARISH NEWS

If anyone is interested in a trip to the theatre at Darlington when it
re-opens in October, please see the list so an idea of interest is had.
For information please see Margaret



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Photo's from St. John’s Open church Saturday, 4th March
as part of the 'Talking Jesus' event
There was a display of paintings on silk by the late Rose Reeve
as well as items of note which are part of the history of St. John's

                 
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COMMUNITY EVENTS

For more updates, see the Hall page here

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DH7 CHURCHES TOGETHER - see DH7 page - here
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Durham clothing bank need donations of clothes (adult and children), toiletries , nappies , sanitary protection.
The Food bank would like donations of dried food, pasta, rice, soup, tinned meat, fish, fruit, fruit juice, coffee, tea, dried or UHT milk. Food bank is on every Tuesday. Items can be donated Sundays and Wednesdays.

OLDER ENTRIES

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FIRE GUTTED ST. JOHN'S CHURCH HALL - 23rd MARCH 2014

Lesley Baxter, treasurer of St. John's church who was fund-raising to renovate the church hall is now, with the support of others, fund-raising for a complete rebuild of the hall. To keep up with Lesley's progress please see Lesley's Facebook page here - https://www.facebook.com/Stjohnschurchhallmeadowfield

         

         

Some History - A Church Hall was proposed and 1508 square yards of land adjourning the Church grounds was rented for the sum of 5/-per year from the Church Commissioners and in 1911 the Parochial Hall was uilt. After the end of the Second World War the army moved out of the Church Hall, and with several grants awarded to the Church the Hall was renovated. It was painted and stage and window curtains were renewed. The Church Lads Brigade benefited from sports equipment and a Bugle and Drums band was formed. The band was reported to awaken the whole of Meadowfield from their beds on a Sunday morning!

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