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Saturday's News (from Julie)

The notice sheet for next week can be found BY CLICKING HERE and includes 'What's On' in the church next week. Tomorrow, Sunday 28th November - Toy Service - please bring new toys for the distribution by Dereham branch of The Salvation Army to families in need this Christmas. Tomorrow afternoon Christmas Lights Switch on - we still need helpers for the Nativity Stall (speak to Ian Gardner) Please come to join in the carol singing at 4pm. The running order for the stage performers can be found BY CLICKING HERE The last Food Safety Course for 2021 (brilliantly delivered by Christine Taylor!) will be after Coffee Shop (around 1.30) on Friday, 3rd December. Christine puts the main points over so well and demystifies the question of how we safely provide food for people in a church setting bearing in mind the new legislation surrounding allergens. Please let me know if you'd like to come, or just turn up on the day.

The Christmas Wreath Trail around town starts on Wednesday 1st December and a trail sheet can be collected from the Library, Green Pastures or YMCA shop, going to our website www.derehambaptist.org and going to 'downloads' and printing one at home, collecting one from the church office or by CLICKING HERE Future events: Sunday 5th December 4pm 'Time to Remember' To help us cater for the right numbers it would be useful if you would let us know that you are coming. Please book in by CLICKING HERE or ring me at the office Monday - Friday 9-12.

Would anyone be able to make small cakes, mince pies, biscuits or sausage rolls for the tea?

If you can help please see Sue Gardner or phone on 01362698871. There are recipe sheets to complete to record allergens (which must come with the food, please) in the church kitchen or see Julie. You can also download one by CLICKING HERE


Wreath Festival 16th - 18th December 10am - 4pm. Volunteers required to help with setting up on the Wednesday, being a Welcomer, helping with the children's craft on the Saturday and refreshments on the Thursday. There is a sign up sheet in the back hall, or let me/Lyn know.


Monetary donations for the Christmas hampers for those struggling this Christmas can be left at the office with me, put in the offering box in an envelope (marked 'hampers') or sent by bank transfer clearly marked 'hampers'.



Thank you,



Julie

Sponsor Elaine Bayley and Richard Kirkham for a bike ride this week in aid of 'Children in Need'

CLICK HERE for the video where Elaine explains more...

Please consider sponsoring us.

You can do this in a variety of ways. I've set up a 'Just Giving' page on Facebook CLICK HERE FOR THE LINK or contact Julie in the office or just let me or Richard know and we shall add you to our list. Prayers too would be appreciated. It should be fun but it is a challenge! Elaine

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