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Message of the Week from Berry Stone
“Karl Jenkins’ The Armed Man Concert March 22nd at 7.30pm St Michael and All Angels Church, Lyndhurst
I have pledged to raise at least £2000 profit from this concert to be divided 50% Help for Heroes, 25 % All Saints’ Minstead and 25% St Michael and All Angels. Thanks to generous local sponsorship from The Prince Foundation and Costa Coffee, Lyndhurst a good start has been made to the fund BUT I now have to sell at least 200 tickets to ensure that I reach my target and cover the concert’s costs.
Please support my hard work in organising this concert and buy a ticket to come and hear a stunning piece of choral music which was composed as a Mass for Peace. If you can’t make the evening performance make a donation and come and listen to the afternoon rehearsal.
Tickets (£10) are on sale at Minstead Village Shop or can be ordered from me – Berry Stone 023 8081 3719
See Armed Man Concert information flyer for more information about the concert.”
BEAT SURGERY WED 5TH MARCH
9.30 – 10.30am at the Village Shop
Come along and meet our local police officers and discuss any issues of concern with them informally.
LIVE MUSIC MINSTEAD SOCIAL CLUB SAT 8th MARCH
Country & Western Rock
Original material & Covers
On Saturday 8th March
BBQ food will be available
TRUSTY SERVANT CORNER
Friday 14th March – The Trusty presents Be A Star Karaoke Night
For details, further information and to follow events see Facebook or ring 023 8081 2137.
We are also now taking entries for this year’s Forest’s Got Talent, win £1000 first prize, £500 second prize and the chance to perform at The Wave 105 Bournemouth Air Show
Please send your requests for oil this month as usual to Minsteadoil@gmail.com by 9am on Wednesday 12th March. If you are happy to accept the best price Mike Hutton can get, please mention this at the time you place your request. As mentioned in previous reminders, he is not intending to order oil again before Easter and the subsequent order will go in on Wednesday 14th May and every two months until monthly orders start again in September.
ANNUAL ASSEMBLY WED 19TH MARCH
Please make a note of the Parish Annual Assembly in your diary:
8pm Wednesday 19th March in the Village Hall (Green Room)
All are invited to attend to meet Councillors, hear about the activities of the Parish Council over the past year and make suggestions.
In addition, following representations from a number of parishioners, there will also be presentations and a discussion about the provision of safer cycling routes for local residents.
Bar open afterwards, bread and cheese provided by the Parish Council!
ALL SAINTS CHURCH
Wednesday March 5th, 7pm – Benefice Holy Communion for Ash Wednesday. Choir practice at 6.30, all welcome to one or both.
Sunday March 9th, 10.30am – All Age Worship.
6.00pm – Evensong.
OTHER SPECIAL DATES
March 7th, 10am in St Michael’s – Women’s World Day of Prayer Service.
March 22nd, 7.30pm in St Michael’s – See above and attached flyer. All Saints’ will be organising the raffle, if you can offer a prize in advance or some help with the raffle on the day please let us know. See below.
The season of Lent (preparing for Easter) begins this week with Ash Wednesday.
Visit the Diocesan website http://www.winchester.
Everyone is more than welcome to the following courses in the Benfice. Just turn up, or speak to a member of the congregation beforehand. Coffee, discussion and reflection.
Thursday Lent Group from 6th March at 7.30pm in Minstead Church.
Tuesday Lent Group 7.15pm, David & Peggy’s, 8028 3154 from 11th March
Wednesday Lent Group 10.30 am, Lyndhurst Nondescripts Club from 12th March
Wednesday Lent Group 7.30 pm, Diana’s, 8028 46 from 12th March
For further details of Services and other events see the Benefice website.
and follow All Saints activities on Facebook.
MINSTEAD PLAYERS AGM – TUESDAY 1ST APRIL – 8PM – COMMITTEE ROOM MINSTEAD SOCIAL CLUB
Everyone is most welcome to attend and there is a real need for current and new members to become involved in a variety of ways to enable this longstanding and innovative group to continue to flourish.
The club bar will be open and the business part of the meeting will be kept as light as possible!
Futher details from – Kay Nicholson 80813180 or firstname.lastname@example.org
5-4-50 RACE NIGHT 29th MARCH
In Minstead Social Club
Hosted by 5-4-50
Everybody is a Potential Winner
Buy a horse -cash prizes. Look out for the opportunity
Tote on the night
See you there!
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