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11.15am: 1st and 3rd Sundays Morning Prayer, 2nd, 4th and 5th Holy Communion

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Saxtead News for September

27 August 2019

News from All Saints Saxtead
Get ready for a great September!
Celebrating Saxtead, the Festival, 20th, 21st and 22nd September.
It is finally time to celebrate Saxtead! Mark Sanders has given the festival a spiritual and historical context that takes things to a deeper level as we celebrate a community that has stood for thousands of years. You may already be involved in the 101 tasks involved in getting the festival ready, for which we thank you. You may be taking part in one of the many different demonstrations, talks, cultural events or traditional pastimes, or encouraging the youngsters to create photos, music or scarecrows. Or simply coming along to be part of our village life - from afternoon tea to tug of war. For all of these, thank you. You may even win the Lucky Programme (£100).These are available from the Co-op But most importantly, you are celebrating being part of Saxtead and raising funds for its future . Thank you once more and see you there!
Another way to support Saxtead is to get fit by preparing for that other great event, the annual Ride and Stride for Churches on Saturday September 14th (see over for details)
Enjoy your Summer, see you in September!
Sue Ward: saxtead_sue@hotmail.com
Loretta Roberts

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August News from Saxtead

2 August 2019

News from All Saints Saxtead
When do penguins and puffins join cockerpoos at the invitation of three donkeys? At the Saxtead and Framlingham Pet Service that’s where. I’ll leave it to you to decide which were animate and which were cuddly toys! But over 60 people, from 2 weeks old to over 90, came together for a happy service. We are very grateful to Catherine and George Cullingford for hosting this very happy occasion and allowing Jasper, Mistry and Whisper (the donkeys) to join in the service! Thanks to Frank who played the saxophone – the donkeys quickly got used to a new musical accompaniment
We now have the final total from our fete on 25th June, and can report that we raised £1678! Well done to everyone concerned, and thanks especially to Sarah Rimmer for organising and the Wolleys for their hospitality.
Plans for Celebrating Saxtead are proceeding well but we still need more volunteers, so do come forward if you can possibly spare the time. Sue Ward: saxtead_sue@hotmail.com

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July News from Saxtead

23 June 2019

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June News from Saxtead

29 May 2019

All Saints’ Church News

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All Saints News March 2019

22 February 2019

All Saints’ Church News:
The Wardens recently received a visit from the two case officers for the pilot project of the Taylor Report, for church buildings in Suffolk or Manchester. The officers give advice about grants for maintenance work and ways of working with the wider community. We are working hard on our grant application for the repairs which are needed on All Saints and this grant will help a little Once this work is done it will help us focus on our exciting vision of getting a water supply and improving the back of the church.

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Services for March and April 2019 at Saxtead

22 February 2019

March Services at All Saints Saxtead
3rd 11.15am Holy Communion (CW)
10th 11.15am Holy Communion (BCP)
17th 11.15am Holy Communion (CW)
24th 11.15am Morning Prayer
31st 11.00am Mothering Sunday Joint Service with St Michael’s **

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A Message from Saxtead PCC

21 February 2019

All Saints’ Church, Saxtead

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All Saints’ Church Feb 2019 News and Services

29 January 2019

All Saints’ Church Feb 2019 News:
Saxtead has certainly started the New Year on a positive note! A terrific response from the village to the idea of a community festival next September. So many people braved the elements to attend the initial volunteer meeting on January 10th at the Old Mill House. Excellent suggestions were made by people ranging in age from eight to eighty alongside pledges of support for the many activities. Who would have believed there were so many hidden talents here! And a special thank you to those new to Saxtead for joining in.

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Happy New Year from Saxtead

2 January 2019

All Saints Church News:
By the time you read thus, most of the festivities will be over, presents opened and waistlines will be bearing witness to our land of plenty, in contrast to the circumstances of Jesus' humble origins. There has been much for us to enjoy in Saxtead: firstly our coffee morning kindly hosted by Christina Darell Brown; a delicious village lunch courtesy of Nick and Ruth, then some joyful and even melodious carols in the pub, each event being really well attended. Finally the iconic Christmas Eve service which marks for many of us the start of a great family and religious festival.   January can, be quite flat, so we look forward , as George Cullingford stressed during his vote of thanks for our Christmas lunch at The Old Mill House. We have the summer fete to prepare and enjoy, followed by the Animal Service in George's garden- where all creatures, from guinea pigs to donkeys, are welcome. bonus this year will be the weekend festival on 21st/22nd September celebrating the many skills and talents of our residents. There will be demonstrations and displays taking place in venues across the village, especially around the church.Events should include a village meal ,tug of war and quiz, ending with a concert in the church showcasing our talented young people and others.  Mark Sanders explains that the principal aim is to bring the village together to raise money for restoring parts of the Church and making it more useful as a community building, providing water and other facilities. 

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