Prayer, Art and Scones!

St John’s Church, Hale are hosting an art installation from 8-15th May based around the Lord’s Prayer. All are welcome to visit the church on any day 9-5 to see the artwork and pray if they wish. In addition, from 2-4pm on 8th, 14th and 15th May there will be scones and teas provided and local musicians will play.

This is inspired by Archbishops Justin Welby and John Sentamu, who wrote to every priest in the country with a request, “In the week leading up to Pentecost (May 8th – 15th, 2016) we long to see a great wave of prayer across our land, throughout the Church of England and many other Churches.”

Lesley Shatwell, who is training to be a lay minister in the parish said, “I was inspired by the idea of a wave of prayer and have asked local artists to create seven artistic interpretations of phrases from the Lord’s Prayer. Everyone is welcome to visit and enjoy the artwork, you don’t have to be a churchgoer – I believe that all of us can find art and music to be a spiritual experience, and what could be better than scones in the afternoon?”

You can find out more on the Thy Kingdom Come website: http://thykingdom.co.uk/

Come to the Quiz Night

Come and join us for a fun quiz evening at St George’s on Sat 7th May. We are hosting our 2nd Parish Quiz Night and would be delighted to see you. Make a team of up to 8 and book a table or book a space and make a team on the night. Tickets are £6 per person, bring your own drinks, glasses and nibbles. Please arrive from 7pm for a 7.30pm start. Please contact us on 01252 338540 or email c.grafham@allhallows.net to book a table.