Alton Webteam: June 2016
I haven't yet got a total for this year's Home Collection Boxes but I would like to thank all my wonderful collectors who feed their boxes over the year. At the moment I've paid in about £700 so we'll probably be a bit down on previous years, although it's amazing how it still keeps coming along when so many of us use cards to pay for goods and don't get any change. If you haven't already got a collecting box — I've a number of spare ones! Jennie Marlow (85698)
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The 'Crafternoon' held at the Church was a great success as people gathered to enjoy one another's company, make Christmas crafts, sing some carols and enjoy a Christmas tea — much of which was provided by Sainsbury's Community Outreach. Oh... and Father Christmas made an early appearance...
Messy Church is now held on the first Saturday of the month during term time.We had a great time at our Christmas Messy Church with lots of children and families enjoying a whole variety of activities. We began with table games and refreshments, an intense game matching Christmas Card halves, listening to the advent story and then choosing from a variety of interactive crafts ranging from...
What a fantastic effort from Liam, Steve and Pete as they represented the Methodist Church in the Santa Run.Running in the team race they crossed the finishing tape to the cheers of the watching crowd. Not only that but they each entered the individual race which was three times as long... with Liam coming in an exceptionally good fourth place and Steve and Pete not too far behind. Well...