Littlebourne Benefice

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    St Vincent’s Church, Littlebourne

    All those wishing to purchase an Easter  Lily  in memory of a loved one – the list is now in Church.

    A donation of £4 per lily would be appreciated.

    For further information please contact Gill Estcourt, 01227 728444, 

    Little Lodge, 60D Jubilee Road, Littlebourne.

    Lent Groups

    An afternoon group will meet on Thursdays, from this week, 9th March, at 2.30pm at 50 the Hill, and an evening group, also on Thursdays from 9th March, starting at 7.30pm at 2 Newing Close.  If there is anyone  who is interested but has not yet signed the list please phone Lesley Gallagher (722476) or Katharine Harris (728152) as soon as possible.

    Lent boxes in aid of U.S.P.G. are on the table at the back of church in St Vincent’s.  Please take one, check the number on the box and sign the list. The boxes should be returned to church on Easter Sunday  or as soon as possible afterwards.

    St Vincent's Littlebourne - plant sale and coffee morning 10th June. Venue and details to follow.

    Annual Church Meetings

    St Mary’s Stodmarsh  –  Wed 19 April 7pm in Church   

    St Vincent Littlebourne  –  Sunday 23 April 3pm in the School Hall

    St Andrew Wickhambreaux  – Tues 25 April 7pm in the Village Hall

    St John Ickham   – Thurs 20 April 7pm in Ickham Village Hall

    Meetings are open to all village residents who would be very welcome.

    Goodies on the Green Ickham Village Green, Saturday 13th May,  11 am–2 pm

    Plants – specially grown flowers and vegetables,  Teas & Cakes,  Table top stalls invited with £15 donation.
    All proceeds to Ickham Church General Fund.   Any enquiries to Geraldine Wyant  01227 721319

    Ickham Spring Church Yard Tidy day  Saturday April 29th.  
    We would welcome anyone who might be able to spare a couple of hours of  help to turn up from 9am armed with suitable garden tools.

    Anyone who would like to help but cannot manage that day should contact me on 01227 721319              Geraldine

    Wickhambreaux Classic Car Show and St Andrew’s Church Fete Sunday  21st May

    This new event in which last year’s Classic Car Show will join forces with the biennial St Andrew’s Fete will take place on Sunday 21st May 11am- 3.30 pm at the Frank Montgomery Playing Field, Seaton Road Wickhambreaux.

    There will be a splendid collection of classic cars on display, as well as a variety of stalls with something of interest for everyone. Children’s activities and a selection of refreshments will be available, including teas, icecream and a bar.

    All proceeds will go to St Andrew’s Church and the Playing Field.

    We will be looking for donations for the tombola, wheelbarrow of wine, produce, cakes, books and plants stalls, and we will be arranging collections in the village early in May.

    For residents of Wickhambreaux, please look out for a leaflet early in May advising details of dates and times for collection.

    For any queries, please contact Caroline Rees 07525 218008 or Peter Terrill  01227 721 511

    See the Church Calendar tab for services