Webteam: October 2016
Here is a gathering of photos and news from around the circuit. Individual pages for each church, (found under the News tab on the black bar at the top of the page) will give you more information about all these events and plenty more photos.
Barton supported the All We Can Appeal by use of envelopes.The story of a Syrian woman, Nasra, was read by members of the congregation during the service. A buffet lunch followed. Harvest gifts were donated to Lymington Basics Bank
Blandford's service was followed by a lunch. Produce was donated to Blandford Food Bank.
Brockenhurst donated their produce to the Basics Bank and the local community. The proceeds from their Harvest Lunch were divided between World Mission and the Water Lily Partnership
Broomhill & Colehill shared a lunch and donated produce to both Wimborne and Blandford Food Banks.
Crowe Hill collected loose change for Christian Aid to help people buy farm animals. The children made a model farm during the service.
Highcliffe donated to All We Can (formerly MRDF), the Water Lily Project and the Christchurch Food Bank. After lunch they made origami water lilies.
Holtwood's produce was donated to a local Food Bank.
Horton Heath held a Tea on the Sunday and a Praise Service with an auction of goods on the Monday evening.
Milford on Sea used envelopes for All We Can and also donated produce to the Lymington basics Bank.
Verwood began with a Barn Dance on the Saturday evening. The produce from the Harvest Service was donated to the Food Bank in Ringwood, run by the Trussell Trust, serving Ringwood and Verwood.
Wimborne's service was preceded by Sip and See, making cakes, which the congregation were able to taste during the main service. Envelopes for All We Can "Make a Splash" for clean safe water in Uganda were blessed at the altar, along with the prayers of the congregation on blue 'droplets' of water. Lunch followed the service.
Woodlands sold their goods and donated the proceeds to Nightstop — a New Forest charity for the homeless. They also enjoyed a Harvest Supper with entertainment.
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