6.00pm Littlewick Candlelit Advent ‘Carols’ and Communion
Greetings from QUENCH. Bookshop ...
At Quench we have the largest selection of Christian Christmas Cards in Maidenhead, including: Tearfund, Toybox, Compassion, Embrace, Leprosy Mission, Samaritan's Purse, etc. We shall as usual be stocking the Real Advent Calendar along with an extensive range of Christian Advent Calendars and Christian Christmas gifts. We would be delighted to welcome you in the run up to Christmas at:
19 Queen Street, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 1NB
Parish Christmas Fayre:
Saturday December 5th
12-2pm Soltau Centre
Come for a ploughman’s lunch and a glass of wine, juice, tea/coffee as to visit the stands. We need help with items for the tombola; produce stalls; items for the Christmas hampers and the draw etc. If you can help run a stall or in any other way please contact Sue Harrington-Hill on 01628-783028.
Operation Christmas Child Shoe Box Appeal
So far we have filled over 150 boxes, a big thank you to all who have contributed. If you have not yet returned your filled box please do so today or take to the Soltau Centre on Monday morning so the boxes will reach the children before Christmas.
Foodshare - something extra for Christmas?
Thanks to all who have been donating non-perishable food items for Maidenhead Foodshare to give to families struggling to pay grocery bills. Please consider giving something extra or special for Christmas. There‘s a drop-off point in each church.
Christmas Service and Events
Copies of our Christmas Card giving details of all our services and events during December are currently being distributed to households in the Parish. There will be copies at the back of the churches for those who live outside the Parish and it can be viewed here>.
Toy and Christingle Services
Christingle is the ‘service with oranges & candles’ At this service we are collecting new toys for distribution by Slough Social Services. Please bring them unwrapped.
Hurley: 13th December 10.30am
Littlewick: 6th December 2.15pm
Stubbings: 13th December 10.30am
Sunday 13th December: Breakfast in Hurley
9.30am -11.00am in the Priory Room A free breakfast—yes it’s really free, but donations are welcome. Bacon Rolls, Croissants and Pastries, Coffee, Tea Juices Everyone welcome
Parish Walk with Carols
December 13th 11.00am Ian and Ros will be out and about in the parish having a leisurely walk and pausing to sing Christmas Carols on Saturday December 13th. Do feel free to join in - all will be very welcome. Venue to be announced. Details: Ian Bentley 01628 630648.
Thank you to everyone who came to the Traidcraft Open Morning on the 19th November - sales of Traidcraft Goods amounted to well over £500. Please continue to support our Traidcraft stall in the Soltau Centre after the Parish Services.
Thank you to all who have filled Children’s Society boxes and to Norah Skinner for organising the collection - around £750 has been raised for the charity this year