Gallery 2016 (Jul to Dec)

Children’s Nativity Service
(December 24th, 2016)

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The scene at the manger and Lisa explaining its significance for today

Carol Singing around the Parish
(December 21st, 2016)

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Carol singing in various locations around the parish

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After the singing, hot chocolate is served to band and singers alike

Carol Singing in the Serwin Arms
(December 19th, 2016)

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The choir led the carol singing with the regulars joining in for over an hour

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Santa sings his solo and Pearl tells Santa what she wants for Christmas

Carol Service
(December 18th, 2016)

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The Choir singing one of their solo items

Men’s Fellowship Supper
(December 2016)

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Over 40 men gathered together for a superb four course meal with fine wines.

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Conversation on the tables was friendly and animated from the start

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Chef Jonathan and Sous Chef Michelle worked hard all day in preparation

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Our guest speaker, retired Padre Revd Steve Parselle, described his numerous
contributions to the work of our armed forces over many years.

Rachelle McCarthy Baptism
(December 2016)

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Rachelle’s family following her Baptism in  the 10:45am service.

Silver Surfers Supper
(December 2016)

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The surfers gather together in readiness for the feast which was in store.

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Ros organised a terrific raffle, and many superb prizes were won.

Cafe Bramcote with the Salvation Army
(December 2016)

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The audience assemble and prepare for ’The Big Sing’.

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Suitably refreshed by a marvellous collection of tea, coffee and cakes.

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Tony garners ideas for the Carol Services and Victor practices for his solos.

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The Salvation Army Band was larger than in previous years as word about the
delicious home made cakes on offer started to get around.

Christmas Bazaar
(November 2016)

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The various stallholders prior to the bazaar opening – Over £1000 was raised.

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The refreshments zone was especially popular with everything at only 50p!!

News from Berega
(October/November 2016)


Holiday Club publicity poster, waiting to come in and sun drying a radiograph


Acting out the Transfiguration, the memory verse, Christine sets off for home


Parachute and volley ball games, Holiday Club registration and premature twins
wearing cardigans and bonnets stylishly knitted by Kathleen Phillips


The new classrooms, the new neonatal unit and small group time

Victorian Tea Party and Entertainment
(October 2016)

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The artistic director follows the script as the players read through their lines.

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The audience assemble and enjoy a first-class Victorian High Tea.

James and Beth Buckley’s Wedding
(October 2016)

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Friends and families gather.                The couple pose for photographs.

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Friends and family enjoyed a truly sumptuous feast prior to the speeches.

Holiday Church (Tales from the Vineyard)
(August 2016)

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The stage is set for for the month long series of services.

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The fruit of the Spirit – God’s spiritual provision for every Christian Disciple.

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Lisa leading the actions to one of the songs and Wendy sharing her faith story.

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The congregation gathered for week one.

Church members start a new career and share together at New Wine
(August 2016)

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From heavy haulage to sharing a meal together at New Wine.

Visit of Dr Daryl and Mrs Sharon Docterman
(July 2016)

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After years of meticulous study into the textual, cultural  and theological background of the early
chapters of Genesis, Daryl is to be awarded his doctorate from Nottingham University.  Many congratulations to Daryl for completing this mammoth task.

Annual Parish Bar-B-Que
(July 24th, 2016)

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The younger families enjoyed meeting one another and shared conversations.

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Established church members enjoyed the shelter provided by the gazebos.

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The sporting prowess of the children entertained their parents on ‘Vicarage Hill’.

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Chef Jonathan hard at work on the BBQ.

Bramcote CofE (VA) Primary End of Term Service
(July 22nd, 2016)

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The infants sang a special song followed by the Bramcote chorus.

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Mrs Meredith spoke warmly about the Y6 leavers and the necessity for change
in our lives, followed by the ‘Staff Song’ which went down very well.

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