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New Team Website

Over the last few months the Communications Group have been working hard to develop a new Oakham Team Ministry website, and we need your help to make sure that it reflects what we are doing as a church as fully as possible. (1) If you already send reports for the magazine please let us have them for the website as well, preferably…

Oakham & Braunston Mothers’ Union

Please note there are no monthly meetings in the Church Hall in August and September. However please try to come to Peterborough Cathedral on Saturday 12th September to celebrate the MU Diocesan Festival between 1:30 and 5:00. The MU Worldwide President Lynne Temby will be attending, and hopes to meet as many members as possible. The MU Festival Service starts at 2:30pm.…

Governor Vacancy

There is a vacancy for a Foundation Governor at Oakham Church of England Primary School. The Foundation Governors represent the Church on the Governing Body, and if you think that this is a role which you could fulfil please speak to Lee Francis-Dehqani.

Flower Quiz Winner

Congratulations to Diana Masters, who has won the All Saints Flower Quiz! The Flower Guild would like to say a big thank-you to Gordon Woods for putting the quiz together, which raised nearly £150.

Food for Licensing Service

We are looking for volunteers from the southern parishes to provide food for Julie’s licensing on 1st September. There will be a large number of people attending so we need as many volunteers as possible to provide sweet and savoury finger food for after the service. If you can help with this please be in touch with Gail Rudge (Braunston) who is…

Fairtrade Sales and Stall Dates

Sales for June amounted to a healthy £199.01 – as ever thank you to everyone how has purchased from the stall. Please do have a look at the stall today as there are GUEST PRESENTERS! – please give them your support. The stall will be here again on 19th July. Thank you.Denise.

Team Intercessions Training Morning

The curate will be offering intercessions training on  Saturday 4th July from 10am to 12noon at Oakham Parish Church The session will be interactive, covering all aspects of writing and delivering good intercessions. It will be a very helpful introduction for those new to intercessions or wishing to begin leading as well as useful refreshment and food for thought for those who…

Service changes

Changes to the regular service pattern are as follows: Sunday 28 June (Trinity 4) Langham and Market Overton celebrate their Patronal Festival in the morning (St Peter & St Paul) Patronal Evensong for St Peter 6:00pm at Brooke with Team Choir Laudamus (no morning service) NO Evensong at Oakham or Church@4 at Braunston (both congregations invited to join with Brooke) Sunday 19…

Scout Group needs volunteers

Scouting offers fun, challenge and everyday adventure to 400,000 girls and boys across the UK. Offering over 200 different activities from abseiling and archery to drama, street sports and water zorbing, Scouting helps 6-25 year olds grow in confidence, achieve their full potential and become active members of their communities. This is only possible through the efforts of 100,000 volunteers who also…

Friends Theatre Visit

Some tickets are still available for the performance of Henry V at Tolthorpe Shakespeare Theatre, Stamford for the matinee on Saturday 11 July. Cost £13.50. Shared cars. Sign up list on table near South Door or contact Beryl Kirtland 01572 724103. Henry V – “God for Harry! England and Saint George!” The English take the town of Harfleur. Henry moves on towards…

Vista Charity Shop

Vista is a local charity which provides services to children and adults with sight loss throughout Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland, providing support to all those who are registered with a sight loss in our parishes, and has also this week launched a mobile support service in Rutland, providing information on preventing avoidable sight loss to people throughout the county. Vista has also…

Station Road Closure

National Grid will be upgrading the gas mains supply in Station Road, Oakham, starting on 6 July, and taking about 6 weeks. For the first 1-2 weeks (approx) there will two-way traffic lights from Kilburn Road to Church Street. For the remainder of the time (from about 20 July to 14 August) there will be one-way traffic only from Church Street to…

Nepal Appeal Update

To all who donated personally to the Nepal Appeal of The Paldorje Sherpa Foundation through Sherpa Adventure Gear, and especially for the generous donation of All Saints’ Church PCC of £250, I thought you would like to see a recent message from Tashi who is the CEO of Sherpa Adventure Gear. From this and other countries nearly £150,000 has been raised. My…

African Dream

The Rejuvenating Choir brought a taste of South African music to the Lunchtime Concert on 27 May with their programme ‘African Dream’

Pram & Toddler 15th Birthday

The Pram and Toddler Service at Oakham celebrated its 15th birthday this week, with a special party after the service on Monday 11 May. The service was started in May 2000, and Jenni Duffy, Licensed Evangelist, has been running it ever since. The service is specially designed for pre-school children with their parents or carers,…