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The United Benefice of Withington, Sevenhampton with Charlton Abbots, Hawling, Whittington, Dowdeswell and Andoversford, Shipton and Cold Salperton

Some of the events in September and October


Gifts of tinned or packaged food gratefully received for the "CCP Foodshare Project" at The Community Church Andoversford, Sevenhampton and Charlton Abbots and Shipton churches, Rhodes Memorial Hall, Brockhampton.  It's a foodbank for people in the Cheltenham and North Cotswolds area. 

Engage 


Our next Engage Evening
is on October 21st at 7pm
We shall be watching an interview of J.John in conversation with Phil Cooke.

An internationally known writer and speaker, Phil has produced media programming in nearly 50 countries around the world. In the process, he has been shot at, survived two military coups, fallen out of a helicopter, and in Africa, been threatened with prison. And during that time – through his company Cooke Pictures in Burbank, California – he’s helped some of the largest nonprofit organisations and leaders in the world use the media to tell their story in a changing, disrupted culture.
All welcome

Craft Group
Monday 15th October

1-3pm at the Community Church, Andoversford
Come along, have a cuppa and have a go at making something. Different craft activity demonstrated every month.
Contact Pippa for more information on 820258 or just turn up!

All very welcome

Explore

Will be on
Sunday 14th October


Breakfast from 10.15am for
a 10.45am start.
Think and talk. Be creative. Relax. 

All ages welcome.

Boardgames
Andoversford Community Church
October 14th  2pm – 6pm


Wondering what to do with your Sunday afternoon? Come and play a game with us (ages 8+). We have a huge range of games, no experience necessary. Stay for the whole afternoon or just part whatever suits you.
If you have a question you can call

Orhan on 07545 215298.

Coln River Group
Annual Memorial (All Souls) Service

On Sunday, 4th November at 3pm in the afternoon we shall be holding our annual memorial service. This will be at the Coln River Community Church. The service will provide a quiet and reflective time in which loved ones who have died can be remembered by name and thanks can be given to God for them.

During the service we shall be reading out a list of names of those you would like us to remember. We shall be inviting by letter those whom we know who have experienced bereavement during since last year, but this is a broad invitation to anyone who would find this helpful, the person remembered may be a relative or friend. The person can be remembered by name whether or not you are able to come to the service, although we hope that the service will be helpful to all who do come. There will be light refreshments after the service.

If you would like your loved one mentioned by name please contact Administrator, Lindsey Crane, and let her know. It would be helpful to have both your name as well as the name of the person you wish to be remembered. You can speak to her on 01242 820404 on Tuesday mornings, or leave a message on that answerphone, or if you would prefer, email her colnriver@btconnect.com  Colin Randall