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Updated 10th September 2018

From October 4th-7th we are hoping to have a few days of celebration combining harvest
and giving thanks for the installation of our new heating system.
This might consist of open days, displays,
a concert culminating in Evensong on Sunday followed by afternoon tea.
If anyone would like to be part of a planning group to make this happen,
please add your name to the list in the porchway

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A ground-breaking ceremony was held on Tuesday, 14th August, 2018
Please see the Hall page for more detail
on the rebuild
- HERE

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Heating Work
           

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St. John’s Hall Update

13th August - Work will commence for the building of St John’s Hall, Meadowfield on August 13th.
Week day Holy Eucharist’s and funerals etc. will continue as normal
and builders/contractors will be informed of the times of these

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21st June - Hall contract all signed! Just need charity commission to approve the date it can be started from.
There is a notice up at the church which has to be there for a other three weeks.
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20th June - A topographical survey was carried out this week if anyone wondered what was going on
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14th June - Picked up signed lease from the Diocese today so just PCC to sign and Father Carl , then it goes back to the solicitors.
The charity commission have asked for her another public notice to be displayed for a month so that will be going up at the weekend. Means more delays but has to done to keep everything legal.
Also today there was some tree damage thanks to the storm. Arrangements have been made to clear it and luckily it didn’t hit the church. The church is getting a new heating system installed so it is closed to the public this week.
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Thank you to everyone who came to the second AGM. There was a finance report and annual report was read out.
It is hoped that at the beginning of June the new lease can be signed and work can start.
The builder was announced as Quigleys from Esh Wining.
No contract can be signed until the lease is finalised but work can start straight away once this is done.
In the meantime a board with the picture of the finished hall is to be made and will be displayed on the site.
We have enough money for the rebuild but fundraising will continue for landscaping and equipment.
We recently got £2,000 from the Tesco blue tokens scheme and are in the Co-op member scheme until October.
Also - we are to sell plaques which will go over the bricks at the back of the hall.
Details on how to buy one will be released nearer the time once the brickwork is complete.
Thank you for all the support over the last four years since the fire.


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FOOD BANK - Donations of food and toiletries are welcome at any time.