Sunday 1st December: FIRST OF ADVENT

11:00 – Worship for All for Advent Sunday – Hazel Britton and Peter Byatt

18:00 – United Advent Carol Service – St James, Yarmouth ALL WELCOME! Magazine page 2.

Tuesday 3rd December:

10:30 – Christmas Coffee Morning at Choyd – magazine page 35

18:00 – A Service of Quiet Reflection for Advent at St Agnes Freshwater Bay led by Leisa. Magazine page 2.

Wednesday 4th December: 14:00 – Memory Lane – Christ Church Annexe – magazine page 27.

Thursday 5th December: 10:00 – Morning Prayer – Christ Church, Totland Bay

Brighstone Christmas Tree Festival begins. Timetable on page 34 of the magazine.

Saturday 7th December: 17:30pm Carols in the Square, Yarmouth

Sunday 8th December: SECOND OF ADVENT

11:00 – Service of the Word – Peter Byatt and Sue Parsons

14:30 – Christmas Concert by the Sandown and Shanklin Military Band at All Saints Church. Page 17.

18:00 – Lights of Love at St Agnes Freshwater Bay

Other Notices:

On Saturday 7th December at 10:00 in the Annexe, there will be a meeting where the Preparation and Delivery of Intercessions will be looked at.  The session is open to all of those on the rota at present and anyone who is interested in possibly becoming a member of the team.

The Remembrance Day Concert at Christ Church, featuring the Slipshod singers, West Wind, and the West Wight Dementia Choir raised a staggering £700 for the poppy appeal. You can see a YouTube video of the Dementia choir’s performance on our website – look for Concerts at Christ Church on the home page.

Congratulations to Clare Griffin, Manager of the West Wight Sports and Community Centre, on winning The Sunday Times Grassroots Sportswoman of the Year Award. A tremendous and well-deserved achievement. Many thanks to all who took the time to vote. West Wight is well and truly on the map!

The December/January magazine is in church. Items for the next edition by January 14th please.