We just want to say a huge thank you to everyone who is volunteering, praying and giving so generously this Christmas
Thank you to those who are decorating, setting up, writing, recording, stewarding, praying, delivering food hampers, reading, phoning the lonely, chatting on doorsteps, playing and preaching.
We also want to thank local businesses and friends we’ve teamed up with...
To Crescent Flower Shop, Eades Greengrocers and St Andrews Church School for their huge help and generosity with the Christmas hampers. And to Primrose Hill Farm for their donation of a Christmas tree.
Together we hope to bring some light into the lives of many this Christmas.
0St Swithin’s ‘SWAT’ (St. sWithins Assistance Taskforce) team
The plan is for Life Groups to provide the main focus for supporting one another through this difficult time, but situations may arise that are outside the ability of Life Groups to cover alone. To that end we are looking to set up a pool of volunteers (the SWAT team) who are able to provide help as and when needed. This could be at different levels, such as:
Becs Armstrong and Alastair Gibson have agreed to be the point of contact for the SWAT team so please could you email or phone them to let them know if you would like to be part of the team – indicating the sort of support you would be able to provide. Contact details are as follows:
Becs: 07779 102165 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Alastair: 07767 202830 | email@example.com
This news sheet is a response to the unique times we are living in. As a diverse community, we are aware that some of us will be really struggling, whilst others will be seeing new opportunities open up. Either way, we are continuing to be a people of faith, prayer, love, generosity and hope in our city. We are a church family, a body united by Christ. And although our publicly gathered rhythm needs to adapt to the season, we are still renewing our trust in God, committed to loving one another and passionate about serving the world around us.
We’re opening our café doors at St Swithin’s Walcot from 8 to late on the 1st October 2019 for all students and young adults as a welcome to Bath at the start of the new academic year.
Come and hang out with friends in our warm, welcoming café space with free wifi. There’s going to be delicious hot drinks, cakes, crumpets and more.
All completely free.
On Saturday 13th July in the evening we’ll be spending time together over dinner in various homes across the city.
Mike (our lovely Café Manager) moves on to pastures new at the end of May. We will be holding a barbecue to say farewell on Sunday 2nd June at midday.
If you would like to give something towards a gift for Mike, please place cash or cheque (payable to Walcot PPC) in an envelope marked clearly with Mike's name and put it in the donation box at the back of church, or to pay online please use the following details.
Sort Code: 60-02-05
A/C No. 50935208.
Please let Janet in the office know how much you are donating. Thank you.
Come along and join us with establishing a Wild Flower Meadow in the corner of the South Garden on Thursday 16th May from 10:00am to 4:00pm.
This is part of an initiative where The Avon Wildlife Trust are partnering with Wild Walcot.
It's also a really fun thing to bring children along to after school.
We warmly invite you to join us on Friday 10th May from 6:30 - 8:30pm as we celebrate this opportunity to use the Gateway Centre in new and different ways.
There will be finger food provided and a time for games during the evening.
Please bring your own drinks
There is limited capacity so please speak to Yein if you are interested in coming - firstname.lastname@example.org .
Our APCM a chance to celebrate what God has done, as well as to discuss, vote and pray for things going ahead, including who will be on our PCC.
It's a really helpful way to contribute and belong, so please join us straight after the 10am service (about 11:30) on the 14th April.
This year our APCM is going to have a cafe-style layout and we're going to have a bring and share lunch together.
The present Electoral Roll (church membership list) will cease to exist and everyone is required to fill in a new form (available from the back of church). Forms must be returned to Sandy Gooding by the 17th March at the latest.