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Here are some of the events happening around Leominster

Wholeness and Healing
In the name of God and trusting in His might alone,
receive Christ's healing touch to make you whole,
Christ bring you wholeness of body, mind and spirit,
deliver you from evil, and give you his peace.
                                                                                    Common Worship

The Kingfisher Group meets on the first Wednesday of the month at 2.00pm at Green Lane Methodist Church.

2nd May, Healing Service with silence
6th June, Healing Service with silence
4th July, Healing Service with silence

Christians Together in Orleton is opening the Methodist Chapel in
Tunnel Lane for prayer on the following Tuesdays in each month:

1st Tuesday starting at 7.30pm
3rd Tuesday starting at 7.30pm
4th Tuesday starting at 9.30am - New format includes a short service of praise at the chapel / 10am for coffee and cake followed by an open time of sharing.

There will be prayer shared for the village and people and for wider
world and news concerns.
All are welcome to join in, or you can put a request in the prayer box
on the chapel outer wall.
               Patsy Lane (on behalf of Christians Together in Orleton)

Contemplative Prayer Group, Yarpole Church

Meets every first Wednesday 
of the Month

9.30am - 10.30am

Followed by refreshments in the Gallery Cafe

The Julian Meetings are groups of people who meet regularly to grow in the fellowhsip and practice of contemplative prayer and meditation in the Christian tradition. 

Based on the life and spirituality of Julian of Norwich (c.1342 - c. 1416), it will seek to foster silence and attention as a spiritual resource in our often too busy and noisy world. (http://www.the julianmeetings.net/)

(If you are interested in attending, or for further information, please contact the
Revd Kirsty Clarke on 01568 612207)

Bockleton, St Michael
The Church Fete will take place on Sunday, 27th May at 2.00pm at Bockleton Church, WR15 8PP.  There will be a Raffle, Children's Face Painting, Tombola, White Elephant, Plant Stall, Dog Show, Cakes and Produce and many more attractions. Also Tenbury Town Band!  Entrance fee £1 including Lucky Draw ticket.  Children under 14 free of charge.

Ivington, St John
A talk by landscape historian, David Lovelace, and local journalist, Pete Blench, entitled "The Four Buries" will take place at Ivingtonbury on Friday, 8th June at 6.30pm.  History comes alive with expert speakers. Hear how the Burys were farmed for the Priory and how flood meadows were managed. In aid of St John's Church.

Kimbolton, St James
The Kimbolton Coffee Morning this month will be on Wednesday 9th May at 10.30am - 12noon at the Village Hall.  There will be a 'Bring and Buy' cake stall and home-made biscuits will be served with the coffee.  The raffle will be in aid of the Multiple Scherosis Society.  Please do come and bring a friend. All welcome.

There will be a Grand Plant Sale at Kimbolton Church on Saturday 26th May, 10am - 2pm.  Bedding, border, vegetable and herb plants. Tea, coffee and homemade cakes.  Cake stall.  In aid of St James Church.

Leysters, St Andrew
There will be a Spring Clean on Saturday, 9th June at 10am.  Bring and Share Lunch.  We will be cleaning the church and tidying the churchyard.  All help is very welcome.  For further information please contact Ann on 250218 or Chris on 750461.

Orleton, St George
If you would like to meet up with others on a regular basis for a chat over a delicious lunch, then Meet and Eat is for you!  The Meet and Eat group meet at 12.30 for 1.00pm on the last Wednesday of every month (30th May) at The Roebuck pub in Brimfield.  A meal is provided in the Dining Room, which is easy to access, for £7.95 - a choice of 6 main courses, plus choice of desserts followed by coffee or tea.  Please ask if you need a lift.  We already have some 'taxi' drivers and Orleton Neighbourhood Scheme is offering to help too.  Any enquiries and to book your meal contact Alf and Ann on 01568 780398 or email: Jenkinsam@sky.com.

Pudleston, St Peter
Join us on 2nd June at 2.30pm for a gentle Saturday Afternoon Amble, with a lovely tea to follow in the Church grounds.  The walk will take you across fields and lanes with beautiful views of the surrounding countryside.  A 3-mile walk with a 2-mile extension for the enthusiastic is available. Sensible foot wear essential!

If you prefer not to walk just come for tea!  Donations from the afternoon will go towards the restoration of our beautiful Pugin stained glass windows.  Why not take give minutes to enjoy them during your visit?  Suggested Donation £3 (Dogs must be kept on leads.)

Yes, it's back for its third year.  Poems in the Pews will take place in St Peter's on Saturday, 23rd June at 6.50pm.  Dust off the old quill or charge up the laptop and bring along your favourite poem, ode, or amusing verse to share.  A buffet (£6.50 a head) and bar will be available.

Stoke Prior, St Luke
This month's Coffee Morning will take place on Tuesday, 15th May at The Old Rectory, Stoke Prior, 10.30am - 12noon.  A warm welcome is extended to all.

Flower Festival, "Gardeners' Delight", at St Luke's Church, Stoke Prior on June 9th and 10th, 11am - 5pm.  Part of Open Garden Week-end, raising funds for St Michael's Hospice and the local community.