You may like to know that Alleyne & I (John), were married at St Ippolyts 50 years ago tomorrow the 4th, by the reverend Erik Quinn, we now live on the Gold Coast, Queensland Australia, having emigrated in 1969, we have three children, 7 grandchildren & 3 great's! We have very fond memories of our wedding there,
“The Annual Parishioners Meeting” (to elect churchwardens) and “The Annual Parochial Church Meeting of the Parish of St. Ippolyts” will be held in St. Ippolyts Church at 8.00pm. on Tuesday 28th March 2017.Everyone is welcome to attend but only those on the St. Ippolyts Church Electoral Roll may vote at the second meeting. The meeting
is the Church’s AGM and there will be a review of 2016 with reports from the churchwardens, our treasurer, and St. Ippolyts School, as well as the appointment of officers, sidesmen and independent financial examiners. To make the evening ‘go with a flow’ there will be wine, soft drinks and nibbles available.
The Church Electoral Roll is closed 15 days before the Annual Parochial Church Meeting and this means Monday 13th March.Please check on the roll, which is in
a file at the rear of the church, to see that you are registered and your details are correct. If you are not on the roll and wish to be, there are forms available at the back of church, which should then be handed to Nicolas Watson, our Electoral Roll Officer, or a Churchwarden.
We are looking for new members of our Parochial Church Council. If you are interested in playing a key role in the future of our church please consider putting yourself forward for election, it is not a particularly onerous task!
Donations towards the cost of Easter lilies can be placed in the envelopes provided
at the back of the church. If you would like to make your donation in memory of a departed loved one please write their name on the envelope. The envelopes should then be placed in the wall safe. A list of all the names will be placed on the Altar and read out on Easter Day.
Our second Jubilate! Choir Concert at St. Ippolyts Church will be on Thursday 30th March at 7.30pm. The programme will include folk songs and songs from stage and screen and the choir will be directed by John Edwards.
Tickets will be on sale from the beginning of March from Mary Hooper (01462-457350) and Jane Veasey (01462-434254) priced at £6 to include a glass of wine and nibbles.
There will be Lent Lunches in St. Ippolyts Parish Hall every Wednesday during Lent starting on Ash Wednesday, 1st March, from 12.45pm. till 2.00pm. A minimum donation of £2.50 would be appreciated (additional donations for second helpings). The proceeds will be shared between the USPG and the Motor Neurone Disease Association. Everyone welcome so do come along and enjoy our tasty homemade soups and fresh bread.