News & Diary Dates

APPOINTMENT of NEW VICAR  At the recent meeting of Diocesan representatives, to which the two PCCs were invited, it was agreed that advertisements would be placed on 29 May, when the Parish Profile will be published on the diocesan website. Interviews are expected to be held on 10 July, and candidates will be invited to visit the parishes the previous day. Plans for the visit are being coordinated by the Area Dean. The churchwardens will be the parish representatives on the appointments panel, chaired by the Archdeacon.

CHURCH SITTING (2:00-4:00pm Sat & Sun): Volunteers sought to make an occassional commitment to this important task. Regular sitters will be supplemented by those able to commit once or twice over a longer period. New rota to be circulated 3-monthly. Please give your name to Julia Goddard in the Church office.

CHILDREN’S SOCIETY BOX OPENING
: Beth Knowles will collect boxes for opening left at the back of church on Sunday 17 or 24 May. Call 01865 552451 or email bethknowles567@hotmail.com to arrange collection. Emptied boxes will be returned to the church.

PETER & THE WOLF/CARNIVAL OF THE ANIMALS: Sun  7 June 3 pm St Michael’s Summertown. Concert for children (of any age up to c 90 years) in aid of the St Peter’s Organ Appeal.  Adults £10 (concessions £8), students/children £5, families (2 adults + 1 ,2 or 3 children) £20 – in Church , on the door  or telephone 558165 – David Langdon.

SPONSOR A PIPE  We have already raised £11,250 in pipe sponsorship towards our organ appeal. This is a unique opportunity for anyone, either in St Peter’s or further afield, to commemorate a loved one, wedding anniversary or baptism. Contact Val Tate – valtate@btinternet.com or 559316 for help in choosing your pipe(s).

ST PETER’S FETE Saturday 27 June: 2.00 – 4:30pm. Fill in a form from the back of church to let us know if you’d like a stall in support of a group, charity or craft or contact Charlotte (Fenton) fenchar@gmail.com or Tel 557326

UPCOMING DIARY DATES

Sun 24 May
10:00am Service for Pentecost – wear something red
1.30pmBaptism of Amelie Owston

Mon 25 May:
1:00pm Open Fellowship Bring and Share lunch, St Peter’s Old School Room. Please bring savoury finger food or a dessert – drinks will be provided.

Sunday 7 June
10:00am – 1:00pm  Fairtrade Stall at Farmers’ Market
3.00 pm: Peter and the Wolf/Carnival of the Animals. St Michael’s Summertown. Concert for children (of any age up to c 90 years) in aid of the St Peter’s Organ Appeal. Narrator, piano, soloist, orchestra. Adults £10 (concessions £8), students/children £5, families (2 adults + 1 ,2 or 3 children) £20 on the door  or telephone 558165 – David Langdon.
3:30pm Cutteslowe Service, in Cutteslowe Pavilion

For regular activities, go to:- Regular Events

For information about the community, download the The Flying Goose, a quarterly newsletter produced by St Peter’s and delivered to every house in the parish.