Dates for your diary for Summer 2013
(more information elsewhere as time goes by)
Sat 15th June – ‘Splendour’ – Encouragement day run for ladies by Holy Trinity Cheltenham (at Cheltenham Racecourse)
Sat 22nd June for Group Leaders – ‘Catching up on the Vision’ – 2pm till when you want [...]
Coming up ……
Lunch time Concert Bath Abbey Saturday 18th May 1.30 – 2.30pm. The children from St. Andrew’s school choir will be singing. Their head teacher, Sue East has copied us in to correspondence concerning a wonderful opportunity for the children at her school. (Her letter is on the Porch Notice Board) [...]
Lent, Holy Week and Easter
Ash Wednesday – Feb 13th
- 12 noon in Church. Simple Worship and Lunch
Short time of worship, followed by Soup and Bread
- 3.45 pm Worship at Culverhay Nursing Home
for residents, staff, families and friends.
You are welcome to join us
- 7.30 pm Main [...]
Annual Church Meetings take place as part of the 10.30 am worship on Sunday 21st April. 4 PCC* members and 2 Churchwardens need electing, plus various church officers.
*Parochial Church Council
‘Go for it’ Hall Improvements – You may have heard! The Church Council has decided to set about some modernization and renewal work on our hall, hopefully to be carried out over the summer holidays this year. Works planned are:
a new gas fired heating system (independent of the current church boiler) redesign and [...]
The Spring Alpha Course – starts Friday Feb 8th, 7 pm in the Upper Room.
We will start as usual with pudding (so save room!), followed by input via DVD or talks, and free-ranging discussion. People often say, I won’t come as I wouldn’t want to offend anyone, I’ve too many doubts etc. Really, [...]
Ascension Knitting Group News
After five years of running the Knitting Group, Pat Spreadbury and Jen Lillington are delighted to hand over to Sally Hopkins and her sister Sue Stone. Pat says “We have made lots of new friends and will continue to support them in every way”. Please join us in The Upper [...]
The Marriage Preparation Course
- A first at Ascension (in a while anyway!) Robert and Margaret are running a 5 session course in their home during February to April for 3 couples (none of whom are getting married here, but do live here!).
It comes out of an organization linked to [...]
Tea & Chat – This new group started in January with a well-attended 1st session. It will take place monthly on 2nd Tuesdays 2-4 pm (so 12th Feb & 12th March).
The aim is to provide opportunity for conversation, a bit of fun, a bit of refreshment, and a place where you perhaps may [...]
‘Hopes & Dreams’
- Parents Cell Group
12 noon term-time Wednesdays Ascension Crypt – for parents and those with pre-school children
We’ve billed this as, ‘an opportunity for support and encouragement in a Christian environment.’ The idea came out of a number of parents saying just how much they would appreciate a time [...]