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Newsletter: November 2023

Updated: Nov 7, 2023


Colmworth Church - Our usual Coffee Stop 10:30am to 12noon on 1st and 3rd Wednesdays is happening but on the 1st November there will be a special Coffee Morning at 10am in aid of Parkinson’s UK. Please come along and support us – Parkinson’s is now the second most common neurodegenerative disease.

“Tea at the Church” every Wednesday continues at Wilden Church 9am – 11am. A moment for yourself and with others.

Colmworth Community Lunches. Lunch on will be held on 17th November at 12.30pm in Church. Please let Kate (378132) or Wendy (376277) know if you would like to join us and any dietary requirements. Enjoy friendship and a good lunch.

The Men’s Group (TMG) will be meeting on the 9th November at 7.30-9.30pm at The Chequers Pub, Keysoe. Time out for a pint and sausage roll. Come and join us. Contact Doug:01234376556 or Tim: 07808865716.

Advent Course - ‘Expecting Christ’

This is a 4 week course preparing us for Advent & Christmas. Held on Thursday lunchtimes 12.30-2.30 The Chequers, KEYSOE (choose and pay for your own lunch of choice on arrival.

Dates 16th, 23rd & 30th November and 14th December (no meeting on the 7th December). Please contact Rev Jane Bass for details and if you’re coming especially to help plans for lunch Tel 01234 822126 email

“Pudding Bingo” Friday 17th November (NON CASH) at Wilden Village Hall Details and tickets (CASH ONLY) from Susan Marsh or Jane Snaith (telephone 01234 771326)

Saturday 18th November - Children’s, Youth & Family Ministry Conference. For all those involved or interested in Children’s, Youth & Family ministry 9:30am-2pm includes a light lunch Bletsoe Village Hall With Bishop Jane Mainwaring (Bishop of Hertford) & other guests No charge for this event but please for catering advise if you’re coming to Becky May email

KEYSOE W.I. are holding a Christmas Fair in Keysoe Village Hall on Saturday November 18th opening to the public at 2pm with a variety of stalls. If anyone would like a stall for a fee of £10. please contact Penny Heming on 01234 378878.

Christmas Fayre RAVENSDEN W.I. at Ravenden Village Hall on Saturday November 18th 11am-3pm. There will be a variety of stalls including:

Pure Heart Boutique - Italian Fashion Brands.

Em’s at 27 -Handmade wax melts, sponges, customised products.

Charlotte’s Creative Crafts -Handmade bags, bookmarks, jewellery. Christmas range available.

Henry Parrot -Steel sculpturer

Divine Trash - New and pre loved items. Gifts at bargain prices.

WI member's Card stall. Cards hand crafted for every occasion. Cakes, refreshments, raffle, tombola, books. A donation from proceeds will be made to local charities

Saturday 25th November Good News in the Countryside

10:30am-3:30pm Clapham Church Fellowship Centre, Green Lane MK41 6EP

• An event specifically for all who serve their local church in a rural setting

• Run by ‘Rural; Missions Solutions’ in partnership with the Deanery of Sharnbrook.

Free event but details & nos for catering purposes please to David Wells

Geraldine & Tim attended last year and would thoroughly recommend this event!

Saturday 2nd December at 5pm Christmas Lights switch on at COLMWORTH triangle

Sunday 3rd December 4pm RAVENSDEN Cross Lighting

Monday 4th December 3.45pm RAVENSDEN SCHOOL Cross Lighting

Our Sharnbrook Deanery have recently been awarded £20,000 over two years from Central C of E charity ‘Growing Faith Foundation’ supporting Youth, Children’s & Family ministry across the North Bedfordshire Churches starting from January 2024. Only one award has been made per Diocese, so we are the successful recipient on behalf of the Diocese of St Albans!


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