Mr P. Jackson will take the service on Sunday 3rd August.
A Teddy Bears picnic will take place at the August meeting of Toddler Praise on Monday 4th August.
There is no Sunday meeting of Messy Church during August instead a Play Day will take place on August in the chapel schoolroom. The session will run from 10am to 2pm and is open to primary age children. Drinks will be provided but please bring a packed lunch, the event is limited so it is essential to book a place by Monday 4th August by ringing Ruth Simpson on 01724 762305 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org . It will be a fun session of crafting, playing games and singing.
St Peter’s Church
There was a congregation of over 70 for Rev Mike Burson-Thomas’s last service as the Rector of St Peter’s Church. The organist was Roy Hawkins and the readings read by Janet Cooper, Rev Mike included his favourite hymns in the service. The previous evening a leaving party was held in the village hall for Rev Mike’s retirement, this was attended not only by members of the congregation of St Peter’s but also the Churches in Scotton and Northorpe as well as the Methodist and Grace Churches in Scotter and friends from the area. After a faith tea there was music and singing and a presentation of gifts from several organisations and groups in the village including the congregation of St Peter’s, the Methodist Chapel and Scotter Bellringers.