BELL RESTORATION: You can see the bells underneath the organ gallery. They have been returned to us after the process of cleaning, restoration and re-tuning. They have new headstocks attached to them. There is a new rack for the chiming ropes to be set into and new hammers/clappers for each bell. Work to bring them back up into the spire takes place on Tuesday and the church will be closed for most of the day whilst the lifting crane is in place at the West End to hoist them across the organ gallery and then they will be winched up [...]
There are still forms being returned, and that is so good to see. Those of you who are UK taxpayers and are not signed up to Gift Aid either giving by Standing Order or through our Offertory Envelopes are asked to think about doing so before the end of the year. There are some white offertory envelopes in baskets around the church at the end of some of the pews that you can use to Gift Aid your offertory. Do make use of them. They add 25p to every £1 you give, simply because you pay tax. It costs you [...]
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