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Saturday, 25 November 2017

Leesfield Parish – 26th November 2017
The latest edition of “Voice” magazine is now available at both churches, cost 80p.
Advent starts with a Churches Together in Lees and District United Service at Zion Methodist Church, 3 pm on Sunday 26th November.
The Bible Study group will meet on Monday 27th November at 1.30 pm. Frank and lively discussions about Scripture and our walk with God. Each Study stands alone...so it doesn't matter if you have missed a few weeks. Please do be encouraged to come along.
Deanery Synod is at St James’ Church, Barry St, at 7.30 pm on Tuesday 28th November.
On Saturday 2nd December at 2.30 pm, Harvest Queen Ella and friends invite everyone to come and help decorate the sponsored Christmas Trees
The Ladies of Leesfield will be serving seasonal refreshments, including mulled wine and mince pies.
And then we will all make our way to the centre of Lees (opposite Legends) for the switch-on of Lees Lights at 4.30 pm. The Lees Band will be playing Christmas Carols, and Father Christmas will be there to switch on the lights and may have a little something for the children.
The Parish Christingle Service is at St Thomas’ Church on Sunday 3rd December at 3 pm. All are welcome to join in this lovely family service, please bring an orange! The collection from this service goes to the Children’s Society.
St Agnes’ Rose Queen Emilia invites everyone to a Christmas Movie Night on Friday 8th December in St Agnes’ school hall.
The following Sunday, 10th December, is the Toy Service at both Churches. Gifts of good-quality toys are needed, to pass on to less fortunate children.
Ladies of Leesfield – Carols & Mince Pies – Thursday 14th December, 7.30 pm at Audrey’s house, Spring Lane..
St Thomas’ church is open regularly on Tuesday and Saturday mornings, so people can drop in, look around, pray or just sit. For this to happen, we need volunteers to sit in church. Can you spare an hour now and again? See Lesley or sign the list please.

Items for the newsletter, website and facebook pages to Liz (lizzy.dent@googlemail.com) whenever you want to send. Lots of lovely pictures please!

Sun
26-Nov
Churches together "Advent is Coming" 3 pm Zion Methodist
Mon
27-Nov
Bible Study Group St Thomas' 1.30pm
Tues
28-Nov
Deanery Synod St James' Barry St 7.30 pm
Sat
02-Dec
Ladies Coffee in Church -Dressing Christmas Trees - 2.30pm
Followed by switch-on of Lees lights 4.30pm
Sun
03-Dec
Christingle Service - St Thomas' 3pm
Mon
04-Dec
Pastoral Team visit to Avalon Park
Wed
06-Dec
St Thomas' School Christmas Fair 3.30pm
Fri
08-Dec
St Agnes' Rose Queen Christmas Movie Night 6.30pm
Sun
10-Dec
Toy service both churches - usual times
Mon
11-Dec
Pastoral Team visit to Ashbourne House
Thur
14-Dec
Carols, mince pies, mulled wine and coffee at Spring Lane, Lees
Sun
17-Dec
9 Lessons & Carols at St Thomas' 6.30pm
Mon
18-Dec
Bible Study Group St Thomas' 1.30pm
Mon
18-Dec
Carol singing around Lees - Meet St Thomas' 6pm
Sun
24-Dec
Morning services at usual times both churches
Crib service/Nativity - St Thomas' 5pm
First Communion of Christmas - 11.30pm at St Thomas'
Mon
25-Dec
Christmas Morning service 9.15am at St Agnes'
Tues
26-Dec
Boxing Day - no Tuesday service
Sun
31-Dec
Parish service at St Thomas' 10am - no service at St Agnes'