Church Council Meeting Synopsis – 4th May 2023

Synopsis of Church Council Meeting Minutes

Subject to ratification

Thursday 4th May 2023

1. Need for Treasurer.

We are still in need of a treasurer. If you are able to help, please speak to one of the wardens. You do not have to be a Church Council member to take on this role.

2. Update of work at the Hermitage.

The refurbishment of the Hermitage is nearing completion and work on the garden has begun.

3. Licencing and Gift.

Father Alec will be licenced by Bishop Michael on Sunday 4th June. As this is the Bishop’s last service before he retires a gift will be given to Julia from the people of St. Andrew’s.

4. Music Week.

This will be held in October 2023.

Harvest Festival and Music Week Eucharist Sunday 15th October.

Monday 16th October 19.30p.m Charity Concert.

“Monday is Music Night”

5. Parish Lunch.

This will be held on Sunday 5th November. Further details to follow.

Ascension Day Service in St. Andrew’s

The Solemnity of the Ascension of Jesus Christ, also called Ascension Day, commemorates the Christian belief of the bodily Ascension of Jesus into Heaven. Following the account of Acts 1:3 that the risen Jesus appeared for 40 days prior to his Ascension, Ascension Day is traditionally celebrated on a Thursday, the fortieth day of Easter.

Ascension Day will be celebrated in St. Andrew’s on Thursday 18th May 2023 at 12 noon

The Revd Anne Futcher will preside at the Holy Communion service where the preacher will be the Venerable Christopher Futcher, Archdeacon of Cyprus.

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