WMC: January 2017
Christmas Tree Festival
During the weekend of 2 — 4 December, beginning with the town's Dickensian Evening as usual, our Chapel had a display of decorated Christmas trees. This year our fund-raising proceeds went to a project in which two of our own young people are involved.
Zack and Jordan Smith are preparing to take part in the Latin Link Spring Step project in Ecuador later this year.
This Christian charity works with young people in Latin American countries, helping to improve their quality of life and offering them opportunities to develop their own skills, as well as providing practical help and support educationally, physically and spiritually.
Thank you to all those who came to show their support for Zack and Jordan, who themselves are working extremely hard to raise money for this project.
During the Dickensian Evening on Friday 2nd December we served freshly baked mince-pies and warm drinks from 6 pm until 9 pm. On the Saturday there was a Coffee Morning from 10 am followed by lunches at 12:15.
popular recent storiesAlso in the news
Alison B, Liz U and I enjoyed walking with members of local Baptist and Mission Chapels from the Vale on a 5 1/2 mile walk round Ardington in September. The weather was glorious and we saw some lovely views, some wildlife (including a yellowhammer). The walk was in aid of Pilgrim Homes who run care homes, including our local care home Framland in Wantage. ...
Thank you all very much for church sitting on Saturday 8 Sept. Carolyn, Gordon, Alison and I all cycled around churches and the weather conditions were good. The church had 31 visitors, which is about the same as past years, although the day did seem very quiet and we didn't meet many others on the road. From experience we can tell you that it is a joy to arrive at churches which have...