News from In View

Please continue to support the St John's food bank if you can. The blue box in the foyer is always available and the need is always there.

Porch Produce - Please support with produce from your garden or baked goods from your kitchen.

Friends of St John's  - If you would like to join our friends group, or know someone else who would, please speak with the clergy or church wardens for more information.

Used stamps - We are collecting for the Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice. Please leave any in the foyer. Thank you.

Card reader - We are now able to receive donations with debit or credit card.

 A Bring-and-Shared Lunch will follow the APCM on March 29th. This has always been a popular time to share as we continue to celebrate the year that has passed  and the hopes for the new year ahead in the life of our Church.

Next Men's Group - meets on Thursday February 27th. The speaker is Simon Crowther on 'What is Rotary?'

Free Hearing Aid Clinic - The next clinic will be at The Clockhouse from 10am - 12noon on Thursday 27th February 2020.

Lent Course - Starts Tuesday 3rd March in the Church Centre 7.45 for 8pm. We will also host a daytime course on Wednesdays 10.45am, starting 4th March at Barbara's house. The speaker for the courses will be Rev Barbara Steele-Perkins. The theme for Lent will be "Praying with the Saints".

Lent Lunches - Start Thursday 5th March and continues on 12th, 19th and 26th. In the Church Centre 12.45pm. List in foyer.

World Day of Prayer - is on Friday 6th March. Venue: The Barn, The Old Farmhouse, Farnham Road, Elstead HU8 6DB. Offers of lifts and help with refreshments welcome.

Jumble Sale Date -  is Sat 14th March 2020 10am. Set up on Friday 13th in Milford Village Hall from 6-8pm.

Mothering Sunday -  is 22nd March. We will be distributing the posies as usual to all lady visitors at the service.

Annual Parochial Church Meeting (APCM) - will be on Sunday March 29th starting at 11.45am.

During our APCM - on March 29th, we will need new PCC members. Is this something for you? If you feel called to this position would you speak with Clive. 

Monday Club - For pre-school children. Every Monday at 2pm for songs and stories, toys and refreshments. This is a great opportunity for parents/carers to socialise while the children play.

Next PCC - is Wednesday March 4th at 7.30pm in the Church meeting room. 

Ash Wednesday - is on February 26th. We will be holding a day time service at 12 noon and an evening service at 8pm.

Mothers' Union - Next meeting is on Ash Wednesday at 2.30pm. The theme of the meeting is Lent reflections.

Witley Charitable Trust - are in need of a Trustee from Milford. Is this something you can help with? The Trust Committee meets approx. 3 times a year.   

Plastic Milk Bottle Tops - are being collected by Sally Braid for the Rotary Club. 

Lily Appeal - we will once again be holding this thoughtful and well respected appeal, when Church and community members can purchase a lily that will be in memory of special people we have loved and missed. The lilies will become an attractive and meaningful display at Easter. 

Updated: 24th February 2020