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MAY 2011 EVENTS IN KIRKBY & Gt. BROUGHTON


MAY 2011 St AUGUSTINE’S KIRKBY Sunday

1st May

8.00 am Holy Eucharist Rev. Dr. Anne Heading 9.30 am Family Service with communion Rev. Dr. Anne Heading This 9.30 am service is our monthly family service to which you are warmly invited

Thursday 5th May 10.00 am Holy Communion Rev. Dr. Anne Heading (This will be followed by coffee at 3 Holmemead)

Sunday 8th May . There is no service at this church. However there is a united service for the start of Christian Aid Week and the Chapel anniversary at the Methodist Chapel. Please see following page.

Sunday 15th May 9.30 am Holy Eucharist

Rev. Geoff Haysmore

Sunday 22nd May UNITED BENEFICE SERVICE at St. Augustine’s 9.30 am The speaker will be the Rev. Matt Martinson. Matt has an amazing story to tell – come and hear him – all welcome The Rev. Anne Heading will preside. There will be a Godly Play workshop for children over 3 at the same time (refreshments will be served after the service in the church hall. All welcome)

Sunday 29th May 9.30 am Holy Eucharist Rev. Dr. Anne Heading Morning Prayer is said each Monday at 9.15 am in St Augustine’s for anyone who wishes to come. For further details please tel. Anne 710045 Telephone Contacts: Rev. Dr. Anne Heading (710045) Churchwardens Geoff Taylor (712458)


“In the heart of Broughton, Chapel is a place of prayer, of worship, of Jesus’ love shown to friend and stranger”

APRIL 2011 GREAT BROUGHTON METHODIST CHURCH SERVICES & EVENTS

Sunday 1st May 10.30 am Morning Worship to be led by Mr. Peter Jackson

Sunday 8th May Chapel Anniversary 10.30 am United Service with St. Augustine’s for the start of Christian Aid Week and the Chapel Anniversary. The service is to be led by the Rev. Anne Heading

Sunday 15th May 9.30 am United Service for Christian Aid Week at St Augustine’s

Sunday 22nd May 10.30 am Morning Worship to be led by Mr. Arthur Noble

Sunday 29th May 10.30 am Service of Sacrament to be led by the Rev. G Peacock

The Chapel schoolroom is available for hire. Contact 712585

Methodist Minister

Rev Catherine Hutton (722437) Great Broughton


DIARY FOR MAY Wednesday 4th May Local History Society return trip to Tripsdale medieval bloomeries by Peter Clakson. There is a new track so less athletic members can have ‘buggy access’ Meet 1.00 pm at Chopgate village hall car park & bring cameras and binoculars. Wednesday 11th May Great & Little Broughton Parish Council in the Village Hall. 7.00 pm. Annual Parish Meeting. Come along and meet your Parish Councillors and hear about what the parish council has been working on for the past year. Do you have any concerns which we can help to put right? Bring them to our attention tonight. This is your chance to discuss matters of interest to your local community, all interested residents are welcome to attend. 7.30 pm Annual Parish Council Meeting 8.00 pm Parish Council Meeting Thursday 12th May WI ‘Marie Curie Cancer’ Cheryl Baratt 7.15 pm in Kirkby Church Room Saturday 14th May Soup Lunch & Teddy Bears’ Picnic 12.00 – 2.00 pm. in Kirkby church hall. Sunday 15th May Plant Sale 9.30 – 12 noon in the church hall Tuesday 17th May Kirkby & Gt. Broughton Ladies Group. Darlington Civic, Calendar Girls.Share cars. Meet 6.15 at crossroads. Sunday 22nd May Godly Play workshop for all children over 3 running at the same time as morning worship. Contact Ros 711796/Sarah/724695 Monday 23rd May Kirkby Parish Council Meeting 7.30 pm in the Flintoff room Monday 23rd May Local History Society 7.30 pm in Ingleby Greenhow Village Hall. Malcolm Bisby will give the final episode of the Rosedale Railway story. Thursday 26th May K cum B Stitchers 1.30 pm Kirkby Church Hall Nona Jenkins workshop. tel. Alison 713410


PLANT SALE The annual Spring Plant Sale will be held in St. Augustine’s church hall on Sunday 15th May 9.30 am – 12. noon. There will be no summer fair this year so all donations of plants will be very welcome and can be left at the church hall on Saturday 14th or after 8.30 am on Sunday. Come and support us – bring your friends, have a cup of coffee and pick up a bargain! All proceeds are for Church funds. ****** From the end of May 2011 St John’s Fangdale Beck will be joining our Benefice for a trial of 6 months. There will be a launch service of celebration of St. Hilda’s, St. John’s and Chop Gate Methodist Chapel on Sunday 29th May at 6.00 pm in St. Hilda’s Chop Gate for Rogation. ****** Building Our Godly Play resources: Thank you to everyone who has helped to raise funds towards Godly Play resources for our Benefice. We are grateful for the funds received from the recent coffee mornings in Kirkby and Ingleby. To coincide with our next United Benefice Service on Sunday May 22nd, we will be holding our next Godly Play session in St. Augustine’s church rooms, Kirkby. We will be exploring the wonder of Pentecost – suitable for children aged 3 and up. To book a place for your child(ren) please contact Sarah Weyell 724695 / Ros 711796 / Anne 710045

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NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH

Local Co-ordinators – Gt. Broughton Jim Watson 711406 Kirkby David Chadwick 712105 Neighbourhood Watch Control Room 0845 60 60 247 For non urgent matters 07966 44 89 95 Our problem solving officers are PC 1491 Michelle McFarlane & PC 1198 Glyn Jones. SPORTS CLUB Many thanks to all those who have paid their subs so promptly. However, just a gentle nudge for those that have forgotten that subs for the sports club are now due for 2011. You can download a membership form by going to the website www.broughton-kirby.com and click on contacts and links, and then ‘click here for a membership form’ New members are very welcome. There is lots of information including dates for social events and match fixtures, so you will know when to come down and support your local team and maybe have a drink as well. Subs can also be given to Wendy Moor 82, High St. Gt Broughton TS9 7EG LOCAL HISTORY SOCIETY Towards the end of May and in the beginning of June a number of members of the Society who live in the village will begin to work on a social history of the village, recording all the changes that we can as far back as is possible. We shall be calling on all residents to seek their help in this project. Broughton Village Hall is available for rent . Contact Elizabeth 712706 Kirkby Church Hall is available for rent. Contact Sheila 712321.

of 5-6 miles on longer evenings. Whether you are on your own or with a group you will be made most welcome. For further details tel Ruth 711406 ******


This year we are combining our soup lunch with a ‘Teddy Bears Picnic’ to enable those with young children to bring them along – complete with a favourite teddy – and have some fun. The event is at Kirkby church hall on Saturday 14th May from 12.00 noon to 2.00 pm The original idea of our Bread & Soup Lunch is that in exchange for a donation you will receive a simple meal. This may be more basic than your usual Saturday lunch but will represent far more in terms of food and calories than the meals taken by families in the third world. If you haven’t been before please come along and try our delicious homemade soup. You will find a Christian Aid envelope in this newsletter, with a slip setting out how to return it. Please give generously to this really worthwhile cause which does so much to redress poverty throughout the world.

Maria would like to thank very much the congregation of St. Augustine’s Church for the beautiful silver photograph frame given in recognition of her 6 years as Church Warden. John & Val Davies would like to thank everyone who sent get well wishes, cards and flowers during Val’s recent illness. They were very much appreciated. Watercolour Classes There will be watercolour classes at Gt. Broughton Village Hall with Bill Campbell-Trotter staring on Monday June 6th, mornings for 3 weeks. Contact Linda 710415


CLAIMING DATES Sunday 15th May 9.30-12.00 Annual Plant Sale church hall Wed 15th June G & L Broughton Parish Council Meeting Friday 24th June PTA Treasure Hunt Saturday 25th June Sports Club BBQ & Big Band Night Saturday 2nd July ACES Celebration of 250 years of the sausage Sunday 17th July ‘Tea on the Lawn’ event for Christian Aid Friday 14th October Alistair Anderson & friends will entertain with Northumbrian music in GBVH Saturday 19th November ACES 25th Anniversary Grand Ball Friday 9th December Christmas Wine & Cheese – Christian Aid Friday 16th December Lantern Parade & Carols round the tree Friday 6th January St Augustine’s Coffee Morning in Stokesley If you have any claiming dates or any notices for the community for May contact rich@toftview.co.uk/714135 (Please type ‘newsletter’ in the subject line and send by 20th May)

CHRISTIAN AID WEEK

8th – 15th MAY

SOUP LUNCH & TEDDY BEARS PICNIC SATURDAY MAY 14th

Black Bins Green Bins & Blue Box/Bag

- Thurs 5th & Wed 18th May - Wed 11th & Wed 25th May

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This newsletter is financed and distributed by St. Augustine’s Church, Kirkby & Gt. Broughton Methodist Church.


KGB Church Mag May 2011