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Creative Advent

Making Space for the Light

All are welcome to come and join Rev Shuna George and others in the Colyton Sunday School Building for an informal creative session exploring the advent theme of light with pictures, words and your imagination.

Thursday 30 November 7 – 9pm or Friday 1 Dec 2-4pm

 No experience necessary. Open to everyone – all ages and abilities! For further information and to book a place please call Shuna on 07971 759997

Auction of promises & gifts

BRANSCOMBE PCC are hosting an

AUCTION of Promises and Gifts with SUPPER

SATURDAY 27th JANUARY

7.30 pm for 8 pm

Branscombe Village Hall

Tickets from Ross Willmington 07813 117149

Email mrw”at”symondsandsampson.co.uk

Tickets £12.50 per person (includes hot supper & pudding)

DONATIONS OF LOTS FOR THE AUCTION INVITED

All proceeds to St Winifred’s Church

Colyton Christmas Tree Festival

The festival is taking place again, from 6th-10th December.

Community cafe at St Petrocks

St Andrew’s  community café is supporting St Petrocks, the charity for homeless people in Exeter, this year. On the 6th October café organisers took along a further £250 which brings the total given so far this year to £350.

The café is also collecting the items they desperately need from now until the end of December. The poster below lists items St Petrocks needs, which can be brought along to the café . Many thanks for your support.

Axe Vale Orchestra at Colyton

Sunday 15th October at 3.00 pm, St Andrew’s Church

Entry £10 incl. tea and cake – free to students and Under 16s.

Conductor Arturo Serna, Leader Alexandra Ennis
A full programme including:
Poulenc Sonata for Flute, arr. Berkley, Soloist Jeremy White
Mozart Symphony no 31 (“Paris”)

‘Growing old disgracefully’

Anna Sutherland will give a talk on behalf of the Friends of St Andrew’s in the Sunday School Building on Wed 18 October at 7.30 pm.

Inspirations – piano and voice

In St Andrew’s on Wed 13th September at 7.30, with Henry Perry and Steph Berner.

Pelleas Ensemble and Pimms at Colyton

The Pelleas Ensemble will play on Saturday 29th July, with Pimms and Canapes served on the green beforehand from 6.45.

Messy Jurassic

Messy Church had a great trip to the Seaton Jurassic Centre on Sunday 9th July. Many thanks to Claire and all the team at Seaton Jurassic for a wonderful afternoon.

Musbury cream teas

Once again it was lovely weather on Sunday 9th for the cream tea and open garden at Musbury Barton, by kind permission of Lt. Col. Tony Drake. Just over £500 was raised for church funds.

Branscombe Church Open Day

Branscombe Church is holding a special Open Day with the annual market at the church on Saturday 15th July from 10.30-3.00 pm.

Come and enjoy – Trips us the church tower – Guided historical tours – Amazing parachuting teddy bears off the tower at 2.30 – light lunches, coffee and refreshments – various stalls.

Musbury Cream Tea

The very popular cream tea at Musbury Barton returns this year on Sunday 9th July from 3.00-5.00 pm, by kind invitation of Lt Col Tony Drake.

God at work – photos

See St Andrew’s church transformed into the Holy Land…. Different areas represent different parts of Jesus’ life and ministry, and story tellers are there to fill in the picture.

Please see earlier post for details of opening times and evening events between Wed 21st and Sun 25th June.

God at work in St Andrew’s

GOD at Work – past, present, future

From June 21st to 25th St Andrew’s Colyton will be transformed into the Holy Land.  A major interactive exhibition will recreate important locations in the life of Jesus.  Jerusalem, Galilee, wilderness and shore will show the backdrop to God at Work – past, present, future.  The exhibition will showcase the places where key events in the life of Jesus happened including Cana where he performed his first miracle; the Judean desert where he fought a spiritual battle against evil; the first Easter in Jerusalem – and many more.

By recreating these scenarios the people of St Andrew’s hope to help people to visualise what the life of Christ might have been like and to make the stories of the New Testament more alive and vivid.

Alongside the locations there will also be displays of flowers linked to the stories of Jesus’ life highlighted by the exhibition.

Visitors will be able to follow a story-trail and a timeline of Jesus’ life, and see how the concerns Jesus had for the people he met continue to inspire Christians today.  The exhibition will be open to pre-booked schools on weekday mornings and to the general public from 1.00pm.  Over the weekend of 24th-25th it will be open to all from 10.00am on Saturday, and Sunday from 11:00am with special events during the evenings – details of these below.

 

Christian Aid Concert

A free concert – donations to Christian Aid – in St Andrew’s Church on Wednesday 7th June at 7.00