Headline Notices

This page is mainly for St Paul’s Church events. 

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Sunday Club is for children aged 4 upwards. We meet on Sundays at 10 am except during All-Age services. Next services are March 1, 8, 22 & 29.  There is a creche for younger children.

Heath Social Club meets First and Last Fridays each month at 1.30 pm to 4.30 pm.  Click here to see the 2020 program. Click on the events in bold below to see posters:

The Tuesday GroupA weekly opportunity for relaxed fellowship and caring support with God at the centre. Our programme includes:- Coffee, Tea, Cakes, Chat, Short Videos, Discussions and Prayer

We meet from around 10.00 am to 12 noon every Tuesday during school term.  All are welcome, of any faith or denomination.  For more details talk to Doug Smith or Neil Murdoch of Canford Heath Baptist Church.

D-Team meets on the last Friday of each month.   It’s for children year 7 to 12, split into two age groups. 

Beetle Drive: Saturday 29 February, 6:30pm. Please sign the sheet at the back of church, along with your food choice. Fish and chips £6 Sausage or chicken nuggets and chips £4 Vegetarian option £5 Payment to be given to Verity. Information from Church Office.

Easter Holiday Club, Backpackers 2 will take place on 6,7 & 8 April, 10 am-12:30 pm each day. Cost £2.50 per child per day.  Fun packed mornings with games, crafts, singing, quizzes, snacks and the Easter story. For school children, Reception to year 6. Call the church office for more details. To register a place please fill in the attached form and send it back to the office.

Venusians’ next meeting is March 4th. There will be a talk by Ben Clarke who speaks about how, as an Olympic standard athlete, becoming disabled changed his life. As always, we start at 7.30 pm and the cost is £2 to include refreshments.

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APCM – Our Annual Parochial Church Meeting will take place on Wednesday 25 March at 7:30pm in the Church. If you would like to vote for PCC members, Deanery Synod Reps and Assistant Church Wardens you need to be on the Church Electoral Roll (ER). If you are not currently on the ER but would like to be, please see Jill in the church office or Valentina.
If you would like to sign up for one of the posts please talk to either Matt or one of the wardens. You will need to be proposed and seconded by two members of the congregation.

Bunch of Blokes (BoB) meets on March 17th at 6.30 pm for Skittles at the Coach & Horses Wimborne. Cost £10 per player includes food. Please contact Neil if you would like to attend. Food menu is given on the leaflet in the foyer. Click to see poster.

Image result for confirmation images clip artConfirmation: If you would like to be confirmed this year please let Matt know asap as the venue is currently being discussed. It would be good to know how many from St Paul’s wish to be confirmed.

Whoever you are, whatever you’re thinking, Christianity Explored is a place for you to explore what life is all about. The course runs every 2nd Sunday of the month for 7 sessions at 4 pm to 5.30 pm (in parallel with the FRESH service) in St Paul’s Church. We may meet a week earlier in April to avoid Easter Day.

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Rob Parsons is coming to Citygate Church in Bournemouth on Thursday 24th March.  Book early if you want the “Earlybird” discount!

Wessex Chernobyl Children’s Life Line arelooking for hosts for two boys from Friday July 17th to Friday 31st August. If you are interested in helping with that and would like to find out more please speak to John and Carolyn Martindale. For more information please see the WCCLI website – and contact John or Carolyn

Sound Improvement Project.  We have so far raised £4,200 toward our target of £15,000.  Two new CDs (Yellow and Green) and the two previous CDs (Red and Blue) can be ordered from Jim.  If you don’t have a CD player, ask Jim for an alternative medium (USB stick or online MP3 files)

Church Weekend Away Fri 25th – Sun 27th September 2020.  You are invited to join us on our next Church Weekend to Sidmouth. Click here for more detail.   A deposit of £10 per person is required with your booking form. Full balance to be paid by 1 July.

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Used stamps.  Please save your used stamps for the Bone Cancer Charity.  Please cut round the stamps, leaving a 1cm border and place the stamps in the box provided on the notice board by the kitchen. Bone Cancer Charity raised £30,000 last year from used stamps which has greatly helped this charity. Our local collection lady is very grateful to everyone at St Paul’s for all the stamps we have saved for the charity. Please continue to bring in any old stamps, thank you.

When people are looking for a church they often do their research online. You can help people discover St. Paul’s by reviewing us on Google. Simply go to www.google.co.uk/, search for ‘St Paul’s Church Canford Heath’ and then click on the maps tab. Scroll down on the left hand side until you see ‘write a review’.