Events & Latest News

Latest News

 

This coming Monday, 16 July, a coffin will be brought into church (early evening) in preparation for a funeral taking place at St Giles on Tuesday, 17 July at 2 pm. We would ask you to respect the family's privacy both on the Monday and the Tuesday morning.

PCC Members please pick up your papers at the back of church for the meeting on Wednesday, 18 July at 7.30 pm in the small hall.

READERS Due to alternatives in the Lectionary and on the printed pew sheets, some of the OT lessons are different. Would the following please pick up a new list from the back of church — Angela Murgatroyd, Carole Rack, Martin Vickers, Jane Wilson, Anne Easterbrook, Mike Pickwell, Jean Sinclair, Pete Whitlam and Sheila Blow. Sorry!

The NE Lincolnshire Justice and Peace Group is holding a BEETLE DRIVE on Friday, 13 July in aid of the emergency fund at the Seamen’s Mission. See poster in church or small hall. Tickets are available from
Heather Morton Tel 751954.

PLEASE NOTE there will be no 10 am Parish Eucharist at St Giles with St Matthew on Sunday, 22 July due to the road closure during the Grimsby 10 km run. The Methodist church will be manning a WATER STATION and will welcome volunteers to help. They are also providing coffee and cakes for spectators and offers of cake would be useful. Notices to sign up for either of these are on the board. Also litter picking!

VISIT The Speaker's Chaplain, Revd Rose Hudson-Wilkin, will be preaching and presiding at the 10am Eucharist on 29 July. Light refreshments will be served in the small hall after the service.

ROTA FOR RE‐VAMPED LARGE HALL A rota will be needed of people willing to open and close the large hall for one-off weekend functions. If you are willing to help, please give your name to Cath Gregory.

90 YEARS OF ST GILES LARGE HALL
We are hoping to stage an exhibition on the 90 years of the life of the hall in September. If you have anything of interest, photos, memories, memorabilia, could you please pass it on to Steve Mansfield or one of the churchwardens.

CHARITY OF THE MONTH - SSFA
The Church Choir is holding an End of WWI Singalong on Saturday, 14 July to commemorate all those who lost their lives, proceeds to the SSAFA ARMED FORCES CHARITY. The choir are looking for any memorabilia from this era to put on display at the event. There will also be a “Trench Cake” baking competition, so look in those cupboards and old recipe books and get baking! Please speak to Shirley Dunford or Corrina for further information.

WATCH THIS SPACE for information about August’s Charity — the MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SOCIETY.

The SCARTHO VILLAGE SUMMER FAIR will be held on Saturday, 28 July in the small church hall grounds from 11 am. Donations for the stalls ‐ Tombola, Books, Plants, Toys, Cakes, Unwanted Gifts and Raffle prizes would be greatly appreciated. Also volunteers to man the stalls and if anyone can lend us a Gazebo please let Shirley Campbell know.

Father Edward Martin has arranged a mini bus to Walsingham for the annual Pilgrimage for Healing and Renewal on Monday, 27 August. The day includes an open-air Mass followed by picnic (bring your own) lunch and then a sermon and the healing ministries are open to all. He is organising the trip with Rev Katherine Farrell from the Minster. Cost will be around £15 per person. If anyone from Scartho is interested could they drop him a line (email fatheredward@ntlworld.com).

Come and gently exercise your mind and body at VAL’S TAI CHI CLASS on Thursdays, 9.30 – 10.30 am in the large hall.

The LINCOLNSHIRE WILDLIFE TRUST together with The Everyman Club and the RSPB have arranged for TV wildlife presenter Simon King to give an illustrated talk at Grimsby Institute on Tuesday, 11 September at 7.30 pm. For tickets ,which are £12, please contact Carolyn Davis on 07914 924790.


Special Events


Friday 13th July

"BEETLE DRIVE"
The NE Lincolnshire Justice and Peace Group is holding this in aid of the emergency fund at the Seamen’s Mission. Details on Posters.

 
Saturday 14th July "End of WWI Singalong"
The Choir are holding a Singalong to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the end of WWI. With a “Trench Cake” baking competition.
Proceeds to SSFA ARMED FORCES CHARITY
   
 
Saturday 28th July SCARTHO VILLAGE SUMMER FAIR
Donations for the stalls ‐ Tombola, Books,
Plants, Toys, Cakes, Unwanted Gifts and Raffle prizes would be greatly appreciated.
11.00am Grounds of Small Hall
 
Sunday 29th July The Rev Rose Hudson-Wilkin, the Speaker’s Chaplain, will be presiding and preaching at the service. Light refreshments will be served in the small hall afterwards. 10.00am in Church
 
Monday 27th August Pilgrimage for Healing and Renewal.
More Details above. If anyone is interested
please contact Father Edward via email: fatheredward@ntlworld.com.
4:30pm Walsingham

 

 

Regular Events


Every Wednesday Vestry Hour St Giles Church 6:30pm
Every Thursday Pop-in Social Group Small Hall   after the Service
Every Thursday VAL’S TAI CHI CLASS Large Hall   9:30 - 10:30am
Every Thursday Lunch Club Large Hall 12:00noon