News Snippets from Sedgefield and the surrounding area
Saturday ‘Gift Day’ at St Edmund’s
Anyone looking for a last-minute gift, Christmas card or colour calendar of Sedgefield area scenes for family and friends might like to call in at St Edmund’s Church on Saturday 7th Decembering between 10am and 11.30am and shop while enjoying a nice cup of coffee. Merchandise by the Friends of St Edmund’s will be on sale during the church’s annual Gift Day which, says Friends’ membership secretary Brian Mutch, is “always a very popular event”.
4th Dec 2019
Sedgefield Family History Group
The next meeting is Monday 21 October at 7.15pm in the Methodist Church Hall, North End, Sedgefield. Our speaker is Jane Gulliford Lowes and the title of her talk is "The Horsekeepers Daughter" - A true story of a 19th century woman's journey from the mining villages of County Durham to the Queensland rainforest.
2nd Oct 2019
Friends of St Edmund’s AGM
Friends of St Edmund’s will have an opportunity to hear about a year of ‘great progress and a few frustrations’ at their annual meeting in the Welcome Room at St Edmunds at 7pm on Tuesday, October 30th. It’s also an opportunity to have a say in the election of officers and committee and to plan the social programme for the coming year. Chairman Ron Eyley said this week: “The Friends work hard to help those whose role is to safeguard the church for future generations. We are very grateful to the many people and organisations who support us in all we do”.
23rd Oct 2018
Double celebration for Doris at Willowdene
Most popular person at the Tuesday morning service at Sedgefield’s Willowdene Care Home was church member Doris Pearce. Not only was she welcomed back after a long and challenging illness but it was also her birthday. (We can’t tell you it was her 84th birthday!). Flowers were presented to Doris by Angela Penman on behalf of Willowdene and by Lay Reader Michael King on behalf of members of the Parish of the Upper Skerne. The Care Home congregation then sang Happy Birthday. “It was a wonderful occasion for everyone”, said church member Dorothy Ringer.
12th June 2018
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