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Thurston’s Big Weekend

29 June 2021

Thurston’s Big Weekend: 25th and 26th September

Further to the announcement in last month’s newsletter, here is some background information and a progress report!

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23 May 2021


During the present crisis the demand for goods and donations to help 
families who are struggling has been like never before. At the present time they are short of tins of baked beans and tinned tomatoes.

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Holy Innocents - Weekly Envelopes

3 April 2021

Holy Innocents - Weekly envelopes

This is the last week for our current weekly envelopes and I am in the process of arranging next year’s envelopes. Thank you all for your contributions over the last year. A number of you have now decided on alternative ways of contributing and some have already requested envelopes. If you still require envelopes for the coming year and haven’t told us could you please let Tim Frost or me know as soon as possible.

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Holy Innocents APCM

1 April 2021


We will be holding our Annual Parochial Church Council meeting for Holy Innocents on Tuesday 27th April, preceded by the Annual ParishMeeting where we elect Churchwardens.  We will be receiving the Accounts and an Annual Report on the proceedings of the PCC and the activities of the parish, a report on changes to the Electoral Roll and a report on the Fabric of the church.   It has to be a "zoom" meeting, and we do hope that as many of you as possible will be able to participate.  

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New Churchyard at St Peter’s, Thurston

27 March 2021

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We are very fortunate to have had a generous gift of land for our New Churchyard.  It is sited just across the road from the Church and you will have noticed that it is now ready for use.  The entrance and gates have kindly been provided by the landowner who offered us the land.  There will be a hedge planted at the correct time of the year and a notice board will be erected shortly.

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The Messenger (Gt Barton) Online

6 January 2021

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Holy Innocents Giving Page

6 January 2021

As you may be aware there is no national 'central pot' from which we can draw from to share our faith, serve our communities and routinely maintain our beloved Church. As such, we are fully funded by generous donations. A large percentage of this is support by planned givers; this ensures regular income and enables our PCC to budget effectively and with confidence. In order to provide for all, we do atHoly Innocents we currently need to raise around  £1000 each week. To ensure our mission, ministry and community outreach are funded; we are continually looking at how we can achieve the funding of our Parish Share.

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