Thurs June 30th St. Thomas’ Leesfield FUNdraiser’s Fizz Fashion Show @ St. Edward’s Church Hall at 7:30pm – tickets now available from Karen Jakeman
Sat July 2nd Coffee morning at the home of Mrs Wood Walkers Lane 10.30 to noon
Big Band Gala Night on the 2nd July. £10 adults, £5 children (although probably only suitable for older children}, includes buffet supper. Donations of cash or raffle prizes will be gratefully received. Please encourage people to get tickets and attend this event – a good audience is very important!
Sunday July 3rd after the service, 12.30, at St Thomas event to celebrate the new facilities!.
We are really pleased with our achievement in getting the loo and kitchen together with the community room, and are inviting people and organisations who have helped to this buffet lunch. We do still need more funds for tables and chairs as well as for renewing the carpet at the back of church, so please do support fundraising events!
Harvest Queen Amy Jakeman’s “at home” – Sat 9th July. This will be Amy and her retinue’s big event of the year when Rose Queens are invited from other churches. So please come along and support them. It starts at 2.30pm with a short service in church followed by refreshments, a raffle, lots of stalls including chocolate, bottle & teddy tombolas. All donations from gift bags to tombola items to homemade cakes are gratefully received and should be given to Amy and her retinue or their mums. Also, please can anyone who is able to help on the day also let them know. Thank You J
Parish trip July 16th. Includes 1 and half hour barge trip and visit to Oswaldtwistle Mill. Leave junction Spring Lane/Burton Street 9am, leave Oswaldtwistle at 4.30pm. Cost £20. Let Audrey or Roy know if you are interested.
Bonus ball is struggling a bit because some people who have numbers have got behind with payments. Also there are several available numbers if you’d like to join (£1 a week, if your number is the bonus ball on Saturday’s lottery draw you win a cash prize.) Susan Harrop is the person to contact or pay. If anyone is prepared to take on running Bonus Ball please would they talk to Susan.
There is a lot going on in this parish. There are many ways to keep in touch with what is going on. The weekly newsletter and ‘dates for your diary’ is usually available either by e mail or as a paper copy. The magazine has information. Liz Dent produces an electronic copy of Calendar dates. There is also St Thomas’ blogspot. Please make sure you check these regularly so you don’t miss anything!
We have heard recently about a person walking in the cemetery being robbed –please take care if you walk there alone!
Magazine articles to firstname.lastname@example.org) please
Items for the newsletter to Edith by Wednesday eve please.
DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
Thurs June 30th St. Thomas’ Leesfield FUNdraisers Fizz Fashion Show 7:30pm
Sat July 2nd Coffee morning Mrs S Wood Walkers Lane 10.30 to noon
Big Band concert St Edward’s Hall 7.30pm
Sun July 3rd Event to celebrate the new facilities at St Thomas. 12.30
Wed July 6th Joint PCC with Hey at St Thomas 7.30pm
Sat July 9th Harvest Queen “at home” 2:30pm
Mon July 11th Buildings committee 7.30pm St Thomas
Thurs July 14th Deanery Synod Friezland 7.30pm
Sat July 16th Parish trip – Barge trip and Mill visit
Wed July 20th Confirmation rehearsal 7pm St Thomas
Thurs July 21st Coffee evening 27 The Sycamores 7.30pm
Sat July 23rd Tea and Toast St Thomas 10.30 to noon (£3 inc raffle)
Sun July 24th Confirmation 11am St Thomas. No service at St Agnes today