Posts from April 2021

Notice from the Futures Group

Our planning as the Futures Group has been to hold in-person conversations with the worshipping community of the Parish, which, of course, have been delayed due to the lockdowns. With the easing of restrictions, we are now able to hold these conversations and are proposing to do so in each of our church buildings on the following dates, after a shortened service. Sunday 9th May  – Holy Rood Sunday 16th May  – St Lawrence Sunday 23rd May – All Saints…

Sunday Church Service Bookings – contact details

To book a place at a church service please contact the Churchwarden or representative for the church you wish to attend. Booking is essential and we will be following Covid government heatlth guidelines. St Peter’s – Sarah Neish (sarah.neish@btconnect.com) St Lawrence – Tim Duddridge (tduddridge@googlemail.com) All Saints – Angie Briggs (mjbriggsesq@aol.com) Holy Rood – Keith Arrowsmith-Oliver (keithnorman@btinternet.com) or Gordon

ACAN – The Slow Fashion Revolution

ACAN is inviting everyone to The Slow Fashion Revolution – This event is about how we can change our relationship with clothes. In our consumer society, bombarded with adverts, we accumulate crazy amounts of clothes.  But it doesn’t make us any happier.  More stuff just adds to our stress levels.  And the planet is suffering from “too much stuff syndrome” too. The event is to be held on Zoom on Monday 26th April at 7.30pm. Email altonclimatenetwork@gmail.com for the link and click here…

Fillup – Eco Church interview with Fillup owner Louise Bagnall

Our article in February ‘It’s a Wrap’ focussed on packaging and the vast amount of waste that can be produced from packaging and postage/delivery. Some will be aware that in Alton we now have a ‘Fillup’ shop (just opposite the Resurrection Furniture shop) where you take your own containers and fill them up so eliminating wasteful packaging.  As well as starting to use it regularly, we thought that it would be interesting to interview its founder and owner, Louise Bagnall.…