What’s on – April & May 2021

Weekly Events at St Mary’s :

Sundays 10am –Join St Mary’s for our weekly Church Service. All are welcome. During lockdown we will be on Zoom only, and once the doors open again at Easter we will be both in Zoom and in person.

Evensong is back too, contact the office for the latest timings.

Contact: Parishoffice@ash-vale.org.uk

Mondays 11am: Coffee Chat Zoom Join fellow parents and carers for informal coffee chat and friendship. (Term time only) Contact Alex: 07730609446

Tuesdays 10am: Babies at St Mary’s Support Group We have run this new Support Group on Zoom while COVID numbers are high locally, but will open with restricted numbers after Easter. Booking will be essential once we are back in church, with legal limits on numbers. (Term time only) Contact Alex: 07730 6094446

Wednesdays 11:30am: Toddler Zoom with Chapel Kids and Little Lambs Library toddler groups. Watch this space for “Garden Praise” once it’s allowed! (term time only) For more info please contact: Alex: 07730609446

Thursday Café look out for news on Facebook & website. Once cafés are allowed to re-open we will be risk-assessing and reopening. parishoffice@ash-vale.org.uk

10th July – More in the next Parishioner! Sneakin’ Suspicion are booked for an ‘end of covid’ Gig – watch this space!

Donations for St Mary’s: https://givealittle.co/campaigns/47eb21e6-c2b0-4a23-a526-8d13fd24fa56  This will be a huge help in challenging times. Thank you!

Chapel Arts Monthly Makes

Artists in Residence Debi & Jono Retallick host a ‘monthly make’ fundraising event for The Chapel, Ash Vale. Ashvalechapel.com

Email Debi for event details, Zoom links, and to book your place on the workshops: debiretallick@googlemail.com

6th April 4pm: Monthly Make:

Wire & paper birds (Zoom): A 60 minute session where Debi will take you through the process of creating a wire armature and hand building with paper to create a Bird form. Suitable for 11rs+ Kit £6 & please make a donation to The Chapel.

4th May 4pm: Needle-felting flowers (Zoom) Learn the art of needle felting whilst creating a flower of your own design to celebrate the arrival of spring! 11+Yrs, Kit £10 incl p&p.

Donations for The Chapel : https://givealittle.co/campaigns/8d80cd98-df9f-494e-9808-b8898744146f Your support is very much appreciated. Thank you!

Chapel Poetry Group Workshops: 

April: Fr 23rd April 7:30pm (Zoom & Garden)

May: Fr 14th May 7:30pm (Zoom & Garden)

Contact Alex: 07730 609446

St Paul’s Tongham Baby Plus:

· Mondays 4-4.30pm. Toddler Storytime  – stories, actions and songs

· Tuesdays 2.30-4pm Mum Plus— friendship and facilitated discussions

· Wednesdays 4-4.30pm. Toddler Storytime

· Thursdays 10.30-12am. Baby Plus  – Informal chat session for mums, with some singing and action songs for the little ones.

Contact: CommunityWorker@stpaulstongham.org.uk

Or via the Church office: 01252 783081

All events are subject to change due to Covid-19 safety rules. Please keep in touch!