Church Life at All Saints

The Choir

All Saints' has a small choir that leads Sunday Worship. The church would love to expand the choir and would welcome new members. If you have any interest in singing or music and would like to join the choir please express your interest to the Churchwarden.

 

The Gardening Team

You don't have to be an expert gardener to join the All Saints' Gardening Team. It is an excellent and cheap way to keep fit. There is no joining fee and it is very satisfying work. The churchyards and Trust Burial ground take lots of taming but there are many rewards. Abundant wild life, the satisfaCaring for God's Acre Logoction of reclaiming land, huge bonfires and the gratitude of parishioners who appreciate the work you do. To join the team turn up in the churchyard any Tuesday morning at 10.00am, you will be made very welcome.

 

Praise and Play

Praise and Play meets in the Church Hall from 10.00am on Thursdays, term time only.   You do not need an invitation to join - just turn up at the Church Hall and join in the fun!  If you want to keep in touch with young families, why not volunteer to join the Praise and Play team?  Contact Claire Jones Tel: 07713 743297.  Please note Praise and Play is cancelled from 14th March until further notice due to the Coronavirus Pandemic.

 

 

Parish Giving Scheme

All Saints' has joined the Diocesan PARISH GIVING SCHEME to administer weekly giving supporting the church. Donations can be gift aided and this increases the value to the church. Please contact the Church Treasurer details of the scheme. Regular giving helps the church to budget effectively. 

The Treasurer will be  delighted to discuss with you any giving (whether regular or one-off).

 

Supporting Christian Aid

   Christian Aid Week 10 -16 May 2020.    A just giving website, http://www.justgiving.com/TogetherforFromesideChurches2020  was set up to receive donations for this year's Christian Aid Week as the normal ways of collecting were inappropriate during the Covid 19 lockdown. Christian Aid Week proved to be a success - the Fromeside total was in excess of £3809 -£3544 via Just Giving (incl Gift Aid), plus some cheques sent direct to Christian Aid.  Thank you to everyone for your support.

 

All Saint's Church is participating in the 'Together for Fromeside' Christian Aid Community Partnership Lebanon & Iraq project.  If £5,000 is raised supporting this project during the year, the donation will be Charity Match Funded x 6 by Bread for the WorldThe All Saints' Lent Hunger Lunches raised £270.00 - thank you fot your generous support.

 

The Children's Society

All Saints' has been a regular supporter of the Children's Society. Every year we hold a Christingle Service in December. This is supported by the Rainbow, Brownies and Guide Groups and it is always a special occasion. Some of our Christmas Church Collections together with donations from the Christingle Candle Boxes help to support children through the work of the Society.

All Saints' also supports the Children's Society House Box scheme. If you would like to have a House Box please contact Jenny Wellman. House Boxes are one of the most effective fund raisers for the society raising approximately £2million each year.

 

 

Fromeside Benefice Messy Church

    A Catering Team from All Saints' Church supports the Benefice Messy Church by preparing and serving a meal at Messy Church every third month.  Messy Church meets at All Saints' Church Hall on the third Saturday of the month at 4.00pm.  Please contact Jeanette Tel: 01454 773218 if you would like to help.   Please note Messy Church is cancelled from 14th March until further notice due to the Coronavirus Pandemic.