Back Cover… What’s inside? Feb/March 2021

Letter from the Vicarage — (p3&4) By Revd Neil Lambert                 

Get Ready! Lost Sheep Trail (p5) Something fun for Half Term 13th-21st Feb

Food Parcels Team Update — (p8 & 9) By Carla Morson, Ash, Ash Vale & Ash Green Coronavirus Support Group

Meet the Local — (p10&11) The Parishioner interviews John Tonks 

Messy Church 2021 — (p14) Mark your diaries for some family friendly fun!

The Ash Ranges Supplement (p14-22)

Þ Open letter to Jeremy Quinn MP—By Simon Brown, Chair, Trail Action Group

Þ Frustration & Injustice — James Morgan-Yates (of shares the frustration that  local residents find themselves in.

Þ Glimmers of Hope in 2021 — By Carl Cookson

Bible Study for a New Year—(p24&25) By Helen Lambert

Eco-Church: New things to try in 2021 — (p26) by Keri Barber

A sign that it worked— (p27) By Mike Jacobs

Seasonal Recipe —Wild Garlic Pesto  – (p28) By Vicki Fox

Happy news from Uganda – (p29) BY Judith & Alex

Post 2020 — (p32) By Scrivener

What’s on in Ash Vale?  – (p33)

Help is at Hand! – (p34) Useful numbers

Don’t miss the Uganda Quiz!Friday 5th Feb on Zoom (Full details on the back inside cover)

We welcome fun, informative and local interest items! The copy deadline for the April/May 2021 issue is 7th March 2021

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The Parishioner seeks to explore and reflect upon a wide variety of local issues whilst recognising that not everyone will agree with the views expressed.  These do not necessarily reflect the views of all the members of St Mary’s Church nor those of its Parochial Church Council.

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