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Notices for January 2021

Hawkhurst Food 4 Families There is still a great demand for donations of food. Please leave your gifts on the Vicarage doorstep. We are delighted to accept donations of the non- perishable items below:- A – Items NEVER supplied from support group funds Coffee Hot Chocolate powder Ketchup / Sauce Tinned ham/meat Tinned Pies Tinned…

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So, how did we get the Bible?

The Bible was originally written over a period of about 1500 years. The Old Testament books were written from the time of Moses (a little later than 1500 B.C.) until the time of Malachi (around 400 B.C.). The New Testament books were written over a much shorter period of time, from the 40s A.D. until…

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Feast of Epiphany 2021

Yesterday was the Feast of the Epiphany when the 3 Kings arrived to see Jesus. The children made crowns and candles were lit around each pillar. The children carried the 3 Kings to the crib and they were placed beside it.

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Advent at St. Laurence

Public worship is suspended in churches from Thursday 5th November until at least Wednesday 2nd December. We will, however, be open for private prayer daily from 10am – 4pm. As many of you will have read in the press, charities and food banks have been finding things very difficult during the pandemic, with a far…

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October Notices

An Autumn Update and Thankyou Miss Anne Wheelhouse created an Easter Garden outside the main Church doors during lockdown. It was admired by many people who passed by. She has maintained the garden through the summer and into autumn and has recently made the display into a garden for harvest. When you pass by St…

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Public Notice

An application for works to improve access to the upper stages of the church tower has been approved by the Diocesan Advisory Committee. Further details can be found on the church noticeboard or in the church porch. Petitioners: Vicar and Churchwardens

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Pews : A message from the PCC

Pews Some of you may be surprised to see that a number of pews have been removed this week. This is a temporary measure, agreed by the PCC. A temporary licence has been granted by the Diocese of Canterbury for the removal of these pews for twelve months. After this we will be given three…

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