ST LAWRENCE CHURCH: Today there will be Play and Praise from 2.15pm with worship, songs and craft for pre-school children and their parents or carers. This Sunday’s services will be Holy Communion at 7.45am, a Parish Communion at 10.30am and evening worship at 6.30pm.
METHODIST NEWS: Tomorrow there will be the youth club with the Juniors meeting from 6.15pm until 7.45pm and the Seniors from 8pm until 10pm. This Sunday’s service will be led by Mrs J. Harrison.
BRIDGE CLUB: The Gnosall Bridge Club meets on Wednesdays at the Grosvenor Centre from 7.20pm, come by yourself or bring a partner. Turn up on the night or contact Pat & John on 824203.
GNOSALL CARNIVAL: This year’s carnival is this Saturday with the procession beginning at 1pm.
MILITARY WHIST: There will be military whist on Wednesday at the Grosvenor Centre at 7.30pm.
HEALTHY WALK: There will be a shorter healthy walk leaving from Derrington Village Hall on Wednesday at 10.30am.For more info contact Thereza Forrester on 01785 822220
BINGO: Tomorrow there will be bingo at the Village Hall at 7.30pm.
ST EDITHA'S CHURCH: Sunday is the first Sunday after Trinity and there is parish communion at 9.30am with the rector. The twenty is plenty service for children and their parents is on Tuesday at 3.30pm.
INSTITUTE: Last week's coffee morning raised £173 for the institute building project. The next coffee morning has been changed to Thursday 3rd July. The Church Eaton and District Dog Society has its weekly training class at 7pm on Wednesday. To hire the hall contact Jenny on 824882.
SCHOOL: Bags for the Bags2school collection should be left in the car park by 9am today. Last week’s awards for achievement in writing were gained by Amelia Coleman, Owen Rogers, Josie Stockhall, Elliot Wrotchford, Rosa Bellamy and Thomas White. Sports Day is on Tuesday if the weather permits, otherwise the event will be on Wednesday. The first race is at 1.30pm. Refreshments will be served by the PTA.
BELL RINGING AND CHOIR: Bell ringing is on Wednesday at 7pm followed by choir practice at 8pm in the church.
OPEN GARDENS: Nine gardens will be open to the public from noon to 5pm on Sunday. Seven of these are in the village along High Street and the remaining two are in Apeton and Little Onn. The gardens are: Rose Cottage, Apeton; Hanwell Cottage; Church Eaton School Outdoor Adventure Garden [tuck shop at this venue]; Willow Cottage [member of the National Garden Scheme]; Bel Air; Tildesley's Cottage; Cherry Tree Cottage; 7 High Street [with a 'pop-up cafe'] and Little Onn Hall. The cost of entry to all the gardens is £4 with the proceeds going to St Editha’s church and the village institute.
VILLAGE WEBSITE: For village news and photographs click Justin's Jottings on the Church Eaton website at www.churcheaton.org.uk