CAP on December 13th

Christians Against Poverty   Christmas Hampers: we  need your help to bless our clients with hampers this Christmas. We would like to give around 30 hampers to clients so we need help with preparing gifts, assembly (Dec 13th St Clement’s Family Centre), and delivery. Please complete the online form.

Coffee and Cake

Coffee and Cake takes place on Thursdays from 10am until 12 noon upstairs in the Parish Centre.  It's a time for parents to relax, meet other parents and have some space to reflect.  This term we are reading, Children's Spirituality by Rebecca Nye. There is a creche available.  We look forward to seeing you there!

> For more information contact: Jo Hutchence   07960 027901 /

Crib Service - Christmas Eve

Crib Service  - 16.00 Sunday 24th December Calling all those who are thinking of taking part in the Crib Service!
It's fun and a great opportunity for us to reach out to the wider community who arrive expectantly  every year.   We need folk to help with welcoming, refreshments, music and acting.
It is not necessary to be a child, or have a child in tow, in order to take part!
I would like there to be an all age feel to it, so please get  in touch on 01865 891812 / 07960 027901. With thanks,  Jo 


ETHOS cafe are going to donate to St Matz 10% of the proceeds from their Sunday brunch  (10AM - 2PM), for the next two months.  This donation will be used towards the Drop-in Christmas lunch being held in December.

Drop in Lunch – helpers needed

If anyone would be willing to make or buy

some soup or a cake (once every six weeks)

for the drop in lunch we would be very grateful.  

Also if anyone would be prepared to

help with the washing up from 12.15 to 1.30 on Thursday lunchtime (once every six weeks)

then let us know in the office.                 Thank you.


We need more volunteers at St Matthew’s for the following roles:
            Laptop Operators
            Flower arrangers

Please contact the office if you are willing to help with any of the above: telephone  01865 798587
or e-mail