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Monthly Speaker Event – James Smallwood “Growing Auriculas for Pleasure” – Thursday 9th May 2019, 7.30pm

James Smallwood has been an enthusiastic grower of auriculas for over 15 years. You can expect an illustrated and fun talk. Auriculas are the alpine cousins of our wild primrose. Their jewel-like colours were very much loved by the 18th and 19th century florists and are now being rediscovered by both young and old alike. The talk includes information on history, botany and growing tips.

Guests are welcome to this monthly speaking event for a small fee of £2 on the door.

Car Parking is available at both the front and rear of the Memorial Hall, School Lane, Chalfont St Giles, HP8 4JJ. The Hall is open from 7.30pm and the event commences just after 8pm.

If you would like to know more about Chalfont St Giles Gardens Association (CSGGA)membership, please direct your enquires to Membership to the CSGGA is only £15 for the first member and £5 for any additional members at the same address (Postal Membership is available for an additional £5 annually). Not only does membership entitle you to attend the talks and other events for free, but it also grants members discounts at local garden centres and access to the RHS Advisory Service.

The next Members’ Meeting & AGM of CHALFONTS U3A will be held on Wednesday 8th May at Chalfont St Peter Community Centre at 2pm.
This will be followed by a short talk from Keith Hoffeister bringing us up-to-date on the progress of HS2 over the past two years.
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Save the date.

The next Coffee Morning of the Twinning Association will be on Saturday 4 May in the Reading Room from 10.00 – 11.30am when everyone will be most welcome. Come along, meet and enjoy a chat with friends.

Part time Vacancy

We are currently looking for a Negotiator/Administrator to help with our busy estate agency. The successful applicant will have excellent written and verbal English Language, be able to organise the office and have proficient computer and typing skills.

The ideal applicant will also carry out Estate agents’ duties and able to work Saturdays on a rota basis.

Please apply in writing to Sarah Cassidy to email:

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 News from Seer Green & Jordans

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Jordans Village Concert, 18 May

For our next concert we will be celebrating the centenary of the founding of Jordans Village in 1919, with songs and piano pieces from the period, sung by Ian Ritchie (baritone) accompanied by Esther Cavett (piano). Passionate songs of love and loss in the shadow of war by Brahms, Strauss, Ireland, Keele, Britten, and others. 

There will be a second chance to see some fascinating memorabilia from the first world war, collected and displayed by John Smithson and Chris Waymouth.  The village hall will be decorated with beautiful poppies and peace banners made by children from Southwark schools with whom Esther has been working, from their peace concert last year.  These children will be invited to come to Jordans and attend the concert. 

The concert starts at 7.30 pm on Saturday 18 May in Jordans Village Hall (postcode HP9 2SY). As usual the concerts are free of charge with refreshments provided, and donations requested on the door towards the cost of this and future concerts. It will be a special and unique event, so do bring your family and friends!


Regular Church Notices

Services at The Baptist Church

You are warmly welcomed to join us on Sunday mornings.

Our service is at 10.30am, followed by tea and coffee

Services at Holy Trinity

Holy Trinity has some regular services, which are the same every week and some services which are different each week or special services and events. Our aim is to provide variety in our service styles.

Every Sunday 8-8.40am: Book of Common Prayer Communion Service. This is a traditional language service which is quiet and reflective. Suits the early risers!

Week commencing Sunday 5

Sunday 8am BCP Holy Communion-traditional language service.

10am All- age Praise Service.

6pm Evening Prayer.

Tuesday 10am Christianity Explored, daytime course begins.

Wednesday 12.30pm Holy Communion- contemporary service with prayerful focus.

Thursday 7.30pm Christianity Explored, evening course begins.

Services in the Parish Church

Worship Services 5 - 12 May 2019

5 May Easter 3

8am Holy Communion (BCP)

10am Holy Communion with children’s groups

(the Ark for primary school age and the Vestry Group for secondary school age)

6:30pm Evensong

Tuesday 7 May

9-9:30am Morning Prayer

11:30am Songs of Praise in church, followed by lunch in the Reading Room

Wednesday 8 May

9:30am Holy Communion

10:30am Village Prayer

Thursday, Friday

9-9:30am Morning Prayer

12 May Easter 4

8am Holy Communion (BCP)

10am All Age worship with baptisms

6:30pm Holy Communion with healing prayer

Jordans Quaker Meeting

Sundays: All welcome at Meeting for Worship held at 10.30am..

Every 2nd Sunday of the month: Tradecraft, Fairtrade products on sale at 11.30am.

Enquiries: 01494 876594

Amersham Spiritualist Centre

We meet on Friday nights at 7:30pm at the Village Hall in White Lion Road, Amersham Common. Directions.
We have a different medium each week who will connect you to your departed loved ones and demonstrate that your spirit never dies. See the What's On page on our web site for details of upcoming mediums.
At the start of the service, we have a brief spiritual healing and meditation session to help you wind-down from your busy week, ready for the weekend.
There is no specific charge for the service or for healing, but we are happy to receive your free-will donations during the service.
We are a friendly group who have been meeting in Amersham for 30 years and we look forward to giving you a warm welcome when you come to see us.
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