POOLE AND NORTH BOURNEMOUTH ANGLICAN DEANERY NEWSSHEET
Some of this information comes from the Communications Department of the Diocese and I am in touch with a number of other sources including the internet, magazines from our local churches and parishes in the Poole and North Bournemouth Deanery. Please feel free to use as required.
ACCOMMODATION FOR REFUGEES
CHAPLAINCY POST BEING ADVERTISED
CHURCHES TOGETHER IN POOLE
CHRISTMAS IS COMING ON THE QUAY
“The Quay Nativity” is a presentation hosted by St James’ Church in Poole and auditions have been held for parts in a play beginning on the Quay and moving to the church. Also needed will be volunteers to help with stewarding, refreshments and costumes to say nothing of those prepared to help with carol singing. It is intended that performances will be on Saturday, December 8th at 4 and 6 p.m.
SOME EVENTS WHICH MAY BE OF INTEREST:
Friday, 2 – Bournemouth and Poole Men’s Convention recently cancelled is now expected to be in the same month in 2019.
Saturday, 3 – Quiz Evening with Fish and Chip Supper, St George’s Church Hall, Oakdale, 7 p.m.
Sunday, 4 – Mission Avation Fellowship Week of Prayer. Details from www.maf-uk.org/weekofprayer.
Service for those recently bereaved, St Andrew’s Church, Kinson, 4 p.m.
Service for the recently bereaved, St James’ Church, Poole, 6.30 p.m.
Monday, 5 – Bournemouth William Temple Association, Marsham Court Hotel, Bournemouth, 8.10 p.m. with Professor David Catchpole, on “Resurrection Revisited”.
Tuesday, 6 – Lunchtime concert, St Aldhelm’s Church, Branksome, 1.10 p.m.
Wednesday, 7 – Soup and Pud Lunch with St Aldhelm’s School, St Aldhelm’s Church, Branksome, 12 noon.
Friday, 9 – World War One Exhibition and Remembrance services to 12th, St Michael’s Church, Hamworthy.
“Keep Smiling Through”, songs and sketches commemorating World Wars 1 and 2, St Aldhelm’s Church, 7 p.m.
Monday, 12 – “Christmas Experience”, 9 a.m. to Friday, 16th, St Mark’s, Talbot Woods.
Tuesday, 13 – Lunchtime Recital, St Aldhelm’s Church, Branksome, 1.10 p.m.
Wednesday, 14 - The Powerhouse presentation with Dan Hopewell, of the Bromley by Bow Centre, St Michael’s Church, Blandford Road, Hamworthy, 6.30 p.m.
Saturday, 17 – Christmas Fair, St Aldhelm’s Church Centre, Branksome, 10.30 a.m.
Tearfund Big Quiz Night to combat poverty around the world.
Tuesday, 20 – Lunchtime Recital, St Aldhelm’s Church, Branksome, 1.10 p.m.
Messy Church, St Dunstan’s Church, Upton, 3.15 p.m.
Saturday, 24 – Christmas Craft Workshop, Christ Church, Creekmoor, 10 a.m.
Christmas Fayre, St Mark’s Church, Talbot Village, 10.30 a.m.
Christmas Fair, Maidment Court, Parkstone Road/Churchfield Road, Poole, 2.30 p.m.
Service of Commemoration and Celebration, Hill Street Baptist Church, Poole, 3 p.m.
“A Trip Round Old Poole” with Frank Henson, St George’s Church, Darbys Lane, Oakdale, 7 p.m.
Christmas Craft Night with Vine Church, St Peter’s Centre, Chapel Road, Poole, 7.30 p.m.
Friday, 23 – “Pirates of Poole” Panto, St Paul’s Church, Canford Heath, to 24th.
Sunday, 25 – Salisbury Chamber Chorus in Concert, St Aldhelm’s Church, Branksome, 7.30 p.m.
Monday, 26 – Salisbury Diocesan Evangelical Fellowship, St Francis Church, Salisbury, 9.45 a.m. “Biblical Ministry in the 21st Century – the joys and pitfalls”, with change of speaker.
Tuesday, 27 – Lunchtime Recital, St Aldhelm’s Church, Branksome, 1.10 p.m.
PMC Vision Evening, SML Church Centre, Longfleet Road, 7.30 p.m.
Wednesday, 28 – Churches Together in Poole, Church of the Good Shepherd, Herbert Avenue, Rossmore, 12.39 p.m. Take sandwiches. Drinks provided.
Saturday, 1 – Autumn Fayre, Church of the Holy Angels, Lilliput, 10.30 a.m.
Christmas Fayre, St George’s Church, Oakdale.
Christmas Market, St Paul’s Church, Canford Heath.
Trendsetters Quiz Night with Ploughman’s Supper, Christ Church, Creekmoor, Poole, 7 p.m.
Monday, 3 – Bournemouth William Temple Association, Marsham Court Hotel, Russell-Cotes Road, Bournemouth, 8.10 p.m. “Tools with a Mission” with Rod Hill, Register of tools for the charity.
Thursday, 6 – Council of Christians and Jews Chanukah and Advent Celebration, Menorah Suite, Murray Muscat Centre, Glen Fern Road, Bournemouth, 7.30 p.m.
Friday, 7 – Christmas Tree Festival, St James’ Church, Poole, to 10th.
Saturday, 8 – “Shining Branches Christmas Tree Festival”, St Aldhelm’s Church, Branksome, to 24th. Opening times are 10 a.m to 7 p.m.
“The Quay Nativity” (see above).
Sunday, 9 – Christingle Service for Children’s Society, St Aldhelm’s Church, Branksome, 3 p.m.
Wednesday, 12 – Luminos Choir in concert, St Aldhelm’s Church, Branksome, 8 p.m.
Friday, 14 – Viva Voca in Concert, St Aldhelm’s Church, Branksome, 7.45 p.m.
Saturday, 15 – Christmas Concert, St Aldhelm’s Church, Branksome, 7.30 p.m.
Sunday, 16 – Carols and Christingle Service, Church of the Holy Angels, Lilliput, 4 p.m.
Carols by Candlight Service, St Michael’s Church, Hamworthy, 6 p.m.
Carol Concert with Barclays House Choir, St Peter’s Church, Parkstone, 7.30 p.m.
Monday, 17 – Winter Concert with St Aldhelm’s Orchestra, St Aldhelm’s Church, Branksome, 7.30 p.m.
Friday, 21 – Christmas Concert with P and P Singers, St Aldhelm’s Church, Branksome, 8 p.m.
Saturday, 22 – Christmas Concert with Bournemouth Musical Theatre Productions, St Aldhelm’s Church, Branksome, 7.30 p.m.
Sunday, 23 – Christingle Service, St Michael’s Church, Hamworthy, 4 p.m.
Service of Nine Lessons and Carols, Holy Angels Church, Lilliput, 6 p.m.
Tuesday, 25 – Christmas Day Meal for those on their own on this day, St Clement’s Church, Newtown, Parkstone. Book on 01202 733390)
E & OE
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Mrs Penny Elliott