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2013 Events Archive

Annual Parochial Church Meeting

posted 22 Feb 2014, 02:42 by Richard Ryder   [ updated 23 Feb 2015, 08:54 ]

Tuesday 18 March, 7.30 P.M. St Nicholas Church

Put the date in your diary and do think about whether you could join the Parochial Church Council and/or Deanery Synod. To find out more, please speak to the Rector, a churchwarden or another member of the PCC (a list is shown on the inside front cover of Lavant News).

Scottish Country Dance Party

posted 1 Dec 2013, 03:54 by Richard Ryder   [ updated 23 Feb 2015, 09:45 ]

In aid of St Wilfrid's Hospice
Saturday 4th January, 7.00 for 7.30 pm at Lavant House School
Tickets £12 (adults), £6 (16 and under) including Ploughman's Supper
from Penny Hawker 778890, Rob Whyte 527194 or David Sparrow 781097

Jumble Sale

posted 1 Dec 2013, 03:52 by Richard Ryder   [ updated 23 Feb 2015, 09:23 ]

When tidying out your cupboards, please keep unwanted items for our sale.
Jumble can be left at the Hall the day before the sale or if you'd like it to be collected please ring 527439 or 527894.

Calling All Carol-Singers

posted 20 Nov 2013, 15:28 by Richard Ryder   [ updated 23 Feb 2015, 09:23 ]

Do you love singing carols? Here is your opportunity! On Friday 13 December at 6.30 we are meeting at St Nicholas' church and then proceeding along St Nicholas Road, carol-singing to bring some good Christmas cheer, we hope, to the village. We are not collecting money. Afterwards, at approx 7.45, we will return to St Nicholas' church for refreshments. Do come, wrap up warmly and bring a torch.


posted 17 Nov 2013, 05:20 by Richard Ryder   [ updated 23 Feb 2015, 09:47 ]

Our annual Christingle service will take place on Sunday, 8th December, 4pm at St Mary’s. DO JOIN US if you can. In the busy run up to Christmas, it affords the opportunity to relax, focus on what this time in the Church calendar is all about and enjoy the delight of all the young people reflected in the candle light from all the Christingles.
If you could spare an hour in the morning of the previous day (Saturday 7th) to help make the Christingles that would be appreciated, just turn up to the Lavant Room at 9.30 am. Thank you.

Make Your Own Christmas Wreath

posted 17 Nov 2013, 05:18 by Richard Ryder   [ updated 23 Feb 2015, 08:53 ]

and help the Church Building Appeal

Sunday 1st December in the Lavant Room, St Mary's, from 2.30 - 4.30 pm
Maximum of 20 participants with no bookings accepted for under 12 yr olds
Materials supplied
Minimum donation to the appeal £20
Mince pies and tea
Book a place with Sarah Newman - sarahmnewman@aol.com or tel: 775059.

Lavant Primary Christmas Fair - Raffle tickets Available

posted 17 Nov 2013, 05:13 by Richard Ryder   [ updated 23 Feb 2015, 08:54 ]

Lavant Primary School Logo
Lavant Primary School will be holding their Christmas Fair at the school on Saturday 30 November, from 1.30–4.00 p.m. Raffle Tickets are now available from the school office or from Amanda Smith after the 10 a.m. Sunday service. Books are £1.50 with some fantastic prizes up for grabs including their traditional hamper. The Raffle will be drawn towards the end of the Christmas Fair.

Advent Calendars

posted 17 Nov 2013, 05:05 by Richard Ryder   [ updated 23 Feb 2015, 08:54 ]

Advent Calendars and some cards will be on sale after the 10 a.m. service at St Mary’s on 24th November and also at the Primary School on Thursday 28th November at the end of the day. All attractively tell the real story of Christmas. One kind has a chocolate star behind every ‘window’, another includes an Advent candle in the pack. All will be sold at cost which will be between £4 - £5.

Stir Up Sunday

posted 17 Nov 2013, 05:00 by Richard Ryder   [ updated 23 Feb 2015, 09:24 ]

Stir up fruit
Did you know that next Sunday, 24 November, the Sunday before the start of Advent, is Stir-Up Sunday? This is the traditional day to make Christmas puddings. The traditional recipe has 13 ingredients, representing Christ and the disciples and should be stirred from east to west in honour of the Three Wise Men who brought gifts to the infant Jesus.

Lavant Christmas Fayre

posted 17 Nov 2013, 04:57 by Richard Ryder   [ updated 23 Feb 2015, 09:25 ]

Christmas Bauble
This year the Fayre takes place on Saturday 23 November in the Memorial Hall, from 10.00. Once again the Church Stall will sell JARS of anything edible – jam, marmalade, pickles, chutneys, sweets etc - and the money raised will go to the Christmas Appeal, supporting Stonepillow and Chichester Shared House Please bring donations to the Hall between 9.00 and 10.00 or give them to Hilary Caffyn or Margaret Rhodes.
And please come along to the Fayre for an enjoyable morning, an opportunity for pre-Christmas shopping locally and to help raise money for good causes.

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