St Mary and St Margaret Church

Upcoming Events


Drink
17 Jan 2021
Zoom Coffee morning and Catch up
no coffee morning on 8th November

 Join  us for an informal online coffee hour 11.00 - 12noon
Drop in anytime during the hour to catch up with friendly faces and friends - old & new! Bring your own cuppa and biscuit!

To attend please register on the Facebook Event - by clicking Going.  You must register in order to be sent instructions on how to attend. Participation via ZOOM Meetings. Once you register your attendance to the event you will be contacted and sent instructions on how to download and join the meeting. You will also be sent a link and password to enter the online ZOOM meeting. Know someone not on Facebook who would like to attend? Get in touch with Rev Mark and let him know and he will reach out on how they can join!

link to event

https://facebook.com/events/s/sunday-coffee-and-chat/253452979213019/?ti=icl
18 Jan 2021
MU virtual afternoon tea
Join members of the Mothers Union for a chat at our virtual Afternoon Tea - bring your own cup of coffee or tea and cake 😁
Click GOING on the event and you will be sent the joining details by messenger or email 🍰

https://fb.me/e/1gHmv5KaK
Pub night
20 Jan 2021
Wednesday Zoom virtual Pub night
As part of our revised online socials - this week we start our Bi-Weekly Virtual Pub Night! We will be hosting this informal evening where you can join for a catch up and chat - every other Wednesday.  On the alternative Wednesdays we will be hosting an activity social. If you wish to join just click GOING on the event on our FB page or comment and we will contact you with further details



Game
Scattergories online zoom game night
Give your brain a work out with this creative thinking game
- where you have to find a different answer to your opponents across a variety of topics!

click on link for more info


https://fb.me/e/13TfaF6Vg
Cups
Baby and me friendship cafe

We are pleased to announce that our friendly & inclusive baby group returns this Thursday!
All previous Covid-19 secure procedures are in place - full details of which are explained on the booking form

Spaces are limited so please book via the link and you will receive a confirmation email if a place is available. If not you will be offered a place on the waiting list. If you have booked and are no longer able to attend, please let us know by commenting on the event or responding to your confirmation email, as soon as possible - so that we can offer the space to someone else.
We can't wait to welcome everyone back😀

Unfortunately, refreshments will not be available but you are welcome to bring your own.  There is a charge of £1.00 per baby.
PLEASE NOTE: the age limit for the group has now been reduced to non-walkers only

https://www.facebook.com/418386812037542/posts/858844541325098/



Memories
Looking back on 2020
2020 was challenging for so many, in so many different ways, but our Church family has continued to support each other through difficult times. Whilst we know that the road ahead won't be easy and is still a little uncertain - we know that there is hope and together we will continue to get through it.

In the meantime we wanted to look back
at just some of the activities that our Church community took part in,
in addition to our online and in church services. Thank you to everyone who got involved and we hope you enjoy this snap shot of the year in our video round up!

https://youtu.be/CSLoef7-Xmc
Carols
Festival of Lessons and Carols 2020
This year our Carol Service has been prerecorded and is online for those unable to attend church.

Please click this link to watch the full service.

 https://youtu.be/K9ZJFFR_KlE

Decorations
Christmas Decorations in Church
Christmas Decorations in church 2020
Our church school and church groups have provided the decorations for our church over the Advent and Christmas season.

Please click on PDF file below to see and enjoy them. download pdf Christmas Decorations
Candlelight
Christmas by virtual Candlelight 2020
Great night, great show 

Thank you to everyone who joined us for last nights Christmas by Virtual Candlelight!  It was lovely to see so many friendly faces and it may not have been the same as usual - but hopefully it got you in the festive spirit .  For those who were unable to join us or if you loved it that much you want to watch again! - here is the link to the recording on our new church YouTube channel!  

https://youtu.be/-yuX3w7w8n8
Christmas
Christmas gift appeal
Thank you so much for donating 
we wrapped 186 presents for children
thats loads of smiles 
a wonderful effort from our congregation, community and school 

War
War Memorial - The Green Castle Bromwich


Stories of those who lost their lives
compiled by Alan Fewtrell
All age
Online Activities
Please join us as we get ready to post some more fun activities for all ages

our online Easter bonnet event proved really popular thank you all for joining
pictutes are on our FB page

look out for our next activity 

click link below it takes you to our FB page then click events

https://www.facebook.com/pg/stmaryandstmargaretchurch/events/
All social events have been cancelled until further notice
Cup
Drop In Tea & Coffee Morning cancelled until further notice
Meet old friends and make new friends over a cup of tea or coffee and biscuits. The Pastoral Group hope to see you there.....
Every Wednesday from 10.00 am -11.30 am in the Community Hall. 



Wayfarers
Wayfarers Worship Workshop cancelled
Join us in the hall from 10.00am to prepare
for the following all age service


Soup and a roll picture
Soup and a roll lunch cancelled
Following drop in at 10.00 am -11.30 am
and on the 2nd Wednesday of each month 11.30 am - 1.30 pm
Join us for a simple lunch of a soup and a roll with good company for £1.
Tea & coffee are included.

Sunrise
Bereavement Support Group cancelled
If you have lost a loved one and you are finding it difficult to cope, please come along and you will find a warm welcome, help and support and the opportunity to talk to others over a cup of tea or coffee.
The group meets monthly, on Mondays, 1.30-3.00 pm, in the Community Hall.
Music
Sunday Afternoon Concerts cancelled
The Organ Restoration Group series of bi-monthly Sunday afternoon upcoming concerts at 3pm in church.  You will be pleased to know that we made the tremendous sum of £672.50 at our last Sunday afternoon violin concert played by Georgina Bloomfield

Further concerts are cancelled during the pandemic