St Michael & St Mary Magdalene


St Michael & St Mary Magdalene Church viewed from the churchyard with blue sky in the backgroundWelcome to the Parish and Pilgrimage Church of St Michael and St Mary Magdalene, Easthampstead. 

We are the Church of England Church for the southern half of Bracknell although we welcome worshippers from wherever you live.


Please join us this Sunday at 8am for a reflective short Eucharist or at 9.30am for our Parish Eucharist, with Junior Church in the Parish Centre. This service is followed by refreshments in the Annexe. 

11am The Church @ The Pines, Hanworth.

11am St Francis & St Clare, Family friendly service at Jennett's Park School, Jennett's Park - 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month.

3.30pm Church 4 U Family friendly service - 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month.

If you are unable to join us please see this week's Pew Sheet with readings and notices to use throughout the week. 


CHURCH PHOTO COMPETITION 

This years entries are on display at the back of Church, there are four categories, (exterior, interior, window and event) please vote for your favourites.  The winners will be announced on the 21st September. 


HERITAGE OPEN DAYS: 11th – 14th September  We are again seeking volunteers to help at these.  All necessary information will be given.  Please sign up (or check that I’ve entered you correctly if you have already said you can help).  Minimum 4 people per session but the more the merrier.  Adequate help from 9.30 on Friday is especially important as a large group will be here, guided by Fr Guy, from 10-12.  Any queries to Diane Collins or Norma Balamoan.


RIDE & STRIDE: This annual event again falls on the Saturday of the Heritage Days, 13th September, 10 - 6pm.  Do consider taking part by being sponsored for how many churches you can visit by riding or striding.  Monies raised are shared between our church and the Berkshire Churches Trust.  Further details and paperwork from Diane Collins. 


Imagine Faith: Grand Day Out

Saturday 20th September 2014 in central Oxford

A day for everyone, with events activities for all ages!

Easthampstead Parish will be arranging a 53 seat coach so we can be a part of this Diocesan event.


BRACKNELL FOODBANK

Our only current food shortages, following the wonderful generosity of Warfield and Martins Heron Tesco customers last week, are:

Sponge puddings

Tinned tomatoes

Cereal bars

If you can donate any of the above, please bring items to church or to the Kerith Centre in Church Road, Bracknell RG12 1EH at the usual times - Monday to Friday 9.30-5.00; Sunday 8.30-1.00 and 5.30-8.00pm.  Thanks to everyone for all your support.

Contact Bracknell Foodbank for more information.


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