WMC: May 2017
Wednesday Fellowship — we look forward to welcoming you to our meetings this month — all meetings begin at 2:00pm
3rd May — Michael and Gillian Taylor will give an illustrated talk on bees and bee-keeping.
10th May — Hazel Townsend will tell us about her visit to an Orthopaedic Children's Hospital in India. Hazel hoped to be able to help some of the children there.
17th May — Lizzy Hartley is a Trustee of the charity "School for Romania" which delivers special needs education and therapeutic support to young adults with disabilities who have grown up in institutions in the north of Romania.
24th May — We welcome back our friend Chris Caddy who will give an illustrated talk entitled "Towns, Past, Present and Future".
31st May — Chris Smith from Specsavers will tell us about the services that they offer. (Postponed from last January)
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The knitters and chatters continue to knit and we now occasionally bump into each other in town so we can have a socially distanced chat too! Helen has made a twiddle muff, which not only keeps hands warm but can keep hands occupied and stimulated which may help some people living with dementia. Louise has progressed very well with her patchwork quilt. The group have co-opted friends and...
This year we planned to celebrate 175 years of Methodism in Wantage. We had planned various events, including an exhibition at the Museum. Instead I will post some memories on our church web-site from the past 175 years. Some memories have been taken from the booklet which Keith Robbins edited for the 150th Anniversary, with some added text and some photos. If you have any photos or memories...
Knit and Chat are still busy with various projects. Gill S knitted a pirate jumper for her grandson. Carolyn and Louise made some facemasks. Helen knitted some more poppies. Judith has been following a knitting blog and has made a cushion from knitted squares. June had hooked a few more rows of her rug. Rita has been trying out brioche knitting. A number of the group are still knitting...