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A year has passed since the last list of volunteering opportunities within the church was published and the stewards have now prepared a new list of activities that would benefit from a few more volunteers to help make them run smoothly. We hope they also offer an opportunity for everyone who'd like to have a specific role, but doesn't have one, to get involved. The list is below and the names and contact numbers of the organisers are given.

If you'd like to help with an activity or find out more before you commit please either contact the relevant organiser or approach one of the stewards. The stewards' phone numbers are: Di Wright 01420 86366, Lin Fitch 01420 544763/07765 450260, Helen Wallace 01420 84689/ 07780 673584 and Debby Bridger 01420 86910.

Finally, if you organise an activity in the church which we haven't mentioned and you could do with more helpers then please let one of the Stewards know and we'll make sure it gets included.

Sunday Activities
Readers for Sunday Services — if you would be willing to read at any of the services and are not on the list on the notice board in the foyer please add your name to it. If you are no longer able to read could you please cross off your name. We had a good response to the same appeal last year but are still short of readers, particularly for the 10am and 10.45 services. Contacts: any of the Stewards

Sunday coffee rota - a few people have had to step down recently so a few new volunteers would be welcomed. If you could help please contact Di Wright 01420 86366

Door Stewards for Sunday Services- the greatest need is for the 10.45 service. Please contact Ron Wood 01420 89366

Communion Stewards - a few more people are needed to help prepare the Communion elements, manage movement of the congregation to the altar, and clear away afterwards, especially for the 10.45 service. Contact: Di Wright 01420 86366

Work with Children and Young People
Lighthouse — more people to go on the rota to run Lighthouse sessions for the children at the Sunday 10.45 service would be very welcome. Urban Saints teaching material is used so preparation is not difficult. Contact: Liam Sheridan 01420 89801

Creche — helpers are needed to help run the crèche on Sunday mornings. If you feel able to help with this please contact Clare Allen 01420 768641/07703635272

Worship Band — We could do with a drummer! Contact: Liz George 01420 88721

Weekday Activities
Lunch Club — as explained in Christine's article in the February newsletter, there's a need for new helpers, particularly on the 2nd Tuesday of the month and particularly for washing up. (Lunch club takes place on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month). If you can offer help in any way, whether regularly or from time to time when regular helpers are away please contact Christine Allan 01420 84739

Light cleaning, dusting etc. Contact: Christine Allan 01420 84739

Providing and / or arranging flowers for the Sunday Services. There is a fund for the flowers and contributions to this are always welcome, too. Contact: Janet Meager 01420 82626

Thank you

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