Scaynes Hill

Anchor Coffee Shop: A huge “thank you” to all who have supported the coffee shop in the last year. Your support has been much appreciated. Although closed throughout August the coffee shop is set to re-open in September. Many thanks again from Ursula, Sue, Debbie, Shaaron & Gaynor

Bingo: Calling Anne and Harry from Burgess Hill, the next fantastic Bingo Night will be on Sunday 4 October at Scaynes Hill Club, starting at 7.45pm.

Calling All Darts/Pool/Snooker Players: Scaynes Hill Club is currently registering teams for the winter leagues of all the above sports. Please drop into the club or call Sue on 01444 831027 if you fancy playing for a team. Darts is played on Monday, Snooker on Wednesday and Pool on Thursday.

Curry Night: Thank you to the fantastic catering team for another fine dining experience. Well done to Kevin, Janet and Karen you were average. Ooops, I mean magnificent!

Fruit & Veg Share: The Fruit & Veg Share scheme, which allows those with excess produce to leave it for others to collect, is back again for a third year. Look out for the Share stall with the green and white stripy awning, which will be on the grass in front of the Church every Tuesday until September. Leave or take produce with no money changing hands!

Quiz Nights: There is now a weekly quiz at the Inn on the Green. It starts at 7.00pm, every Wednesday, with a £2.00 entrance fee and a maximum of 6 players per team. Why not go along and test out your brain power?

St Augustine’s Church News 
Prayer Week – Special Events (Sunday 13 - 20 September). There will be a Midday Prayer every day at 12.00 Noon, Thursday 17 – 3pm Quiet Prayer
Friday 18 – 9.00am-12.00 & 1pm-3pm St Augustine’s School visits. 3pm Famous Prayers . Saturday 19 – Midday Prayer at 12.00 Noon. Sunday 20 - 8am Holy Communion. 10am Final Celebration Service
A Message from Lisa: On Sunday 27 September, we will celebrate our Harvest Festival, and will once again begin at Oakgates Fruit Farm, at 9.45am, before walking (or driving) back to the church to continue the celebration. We won’t let the weather deter us, so if it’s rainy, we will still begin our service at the farm, making good use of waterproofs, and umbrellas!
Youth News – a message from Emily Ludgate: Thank you to those folks who have chatted with me about our Knitted Nativity project. I now have a knitting pattern book, money to buy the wool and a few people have offered to help with knitting. If you fancy a go at knitting some sheep or maybe a few angels, or shepherds please have a chat with me. Our Christmas Posada, travelling nativity is looking like it’s going to be a lovely church and community project. Emily. Please speak to Emily 07825235907 or email her at
Youth News: Youth Club starts (Year 7+) Friday 25 September 7.30pm -9.00pm. Tuesday TAG (Talking about God) 29 September 3.30pm – 5.00pm
Do you have any good, second hand toys you could donate to the children’s toy box? If so please let Emily know

Silverline Test: Silverline is a telephone helpline set up by Esther Rantzen and team to help elderly people in Britain to access help and companionship. The only qualifications are that you have a phone, and you are over 70. Silverline: 0800 4 70 80 90

WI: Thank you to everyone that helped out or attended the service on Wednesday to celebrate the WI’s centenary. It was a lovely afternoon and a great success.

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