Bread, Fish and Expectancy

BREAD, FISH & EXPECTANCY Growing disciples, sharing ministry 19th-21st October 2017 The Hayes Conference Centre Swanwick, DE55 1AU How can we answer God’s call to form and grow disciples? What is the role of collaborative ministry in developing spiritually vibrant, mature and engaged disciples who in turn disciple others? How can we resource the growing […]

NHS Pilgrimage “Thy Kingdom Come” – Stafford to London via Milton Keynes.

Background.  Rev Becky Richards, Curate at St John’s Benefice in Ingestre near Stafford, had a vision several years ago following the Stafford Hospital Enquiry. The result of prayerful discernment of this God-given picture is that Becky and a group of walkers will be making a pilgrimage from Stafford hospital to St Thomas’s in London during […]

Easter Advertising

The group looking at advertising has decided not to run a city-wide advertising campaign for Easter 2017. They will focus their attention on Christmas, and will be starting work on this soon after Easter. Our advertising campaigns have previously included commercial radio and Facebook.  We have been investigating a serious advert in the local paper.  […]

New Pound Coin

The new pound coin arrives on 28 March 2017 You can use both between 28 March to 15 October 2017 But old pound coins will not be accepted after 15 OCTOBER 2017 Please check all your purses, wallets, sofa and exchange all old coins before October! Download a poster for your church:

Enhancing and Resourcing the Rural Church

An implementation Steering Group has recently been established to take the above programme forward.  With Glyn Evans as Chair and Charles Chadwick as Executive Secretary, the team is also looking to recruit 3 new lay members, one from each of the 3 rural Archdeaconries.  The Steering Group has therefore asked us to draw your attention to 2 events to […]

Betsy Stanley

  Sunday 26th February, St. Mary’s Church was the venue for a very special tea party for Betsy Stanley. Surrounded by friends, family and neighbours, the High Sheriff of Buckinghamshire, Mrs C. R Soames DL presented Betsy with a Certificate of Appreciation in recognition of her long, devoted and loving service to Church and Community. […]

The Church of Christ the Cornerstone Multi-Faith Exhibition

The Church of Christ the Cornerstone inspired Multi Faith Exhibition is part of the 25/50 Anniversary Celebrations.  It will be available for display in any place of worship or public area from 7 April 2017. All Display Panels are the same size (A1 – 5mm White Foam Board) and will be boxed for ease of […]

Quiz In Aid of The Food Bank: Saturday 11 March 2017 at 7.00pm

Pat Hodges (‘Miss Quiz’) and her husband Neil do a wonderful job in organising quizzes in support of different charities.  Although they usually take place at St Thomas’s, Simpson, or Simpson Village Hall, the next two are at different venues.  The first one – for the benefit of the Food Bank – will take place at THE […]