Notices for our parishes and other useful information

Services are back in our churches and streaming will continue at 9:15 am. To book in to attend in person, or for Zoom details, please email Fiona or Steve at muchhadhamrectory@gmail.com . Bookings close on Friday each week.        

ANNUAL MEETINGS The Annual Parish Meeting and Annual Parochial Church Meeting for the Parish of Much Hadham, was due to take place on Wednesday 21 April. This meeting has been postponed and a new date will be announced soon..Dates are likely to change for Albury and Little Hadham too.

ELECTORAL ROLL REVISION In preparation for the Albury and Little Hadham Annual Parochial Church Meetings, our electoral rolls will be revised during March and April. If you wish to be added to the electoral roll, you need to submit your form at least two weeks before the relevant annual meeting. New dates for the meetings will be announced soon.

VACANT ALMSHOUSE An almshouse has recently become available.  If you are interested and live in the village or have relatives locally, please get in touch with Sally Barra - Park House, High Street, Much Hadham SG10 6BT, 01279 843257 / 07981833179, barratribe@yahoo.co.uk  . Closing date 14th May 2021

The Diocese is currently advertising for new staff to take on four very different Diocesan roles: Diocesan Secretary, Estates Admin Assistant, Pastoral & Advisory Officer and Admissions Officer.  Details are on the Vacancies page of our website: https://www.stalbans.anglican.org/diocese/other-vacancies/

Click here for May 2021 Little Hadham Parish News

Readings April to June 2021

St Andrew's Servers Rota from May to July 2021

Pew Leaflet

Have you been vaccinated? If so, would you consider giving a donation in thankfulness for our own vaccinations  so that either vaccines can be purchased for countries that need then or to support people living in communities that have been severely affected by the pandemic. You can give to:

The COVAX fund which is buying and delivering vaccines to countries around the world – you may have seen their first work taking place this week in Ghana. COVAX is being generously supported by the UK Government but individuals can contribute tohere.

  • The United Nations Children's Fund UNICEF, is collecting here.
  • 'Arm in Arm', Celebrate, Donate, Vaccinate, is here

Additionally, Christian Aid has an appeal for humanitarian relief in support of communities overseas affected by COVID that just don’t have the kind of social safety nets that we’re used here in the United Kingdom. Donations to their appeal can be madhere

TEXT GIVING We are grateful to everyone who supports the ministry of our churches by regular planned giving or through collections in our regular services. In addition, donations can now be made by text giving. This can be done as follows:

Albury: Text ALBURYSTM to 70085 to give £5. Texts cost £5 plus one standard text message.

Little HadhamText LHSTCECILIA to 70085 to give £5. Texts cost £5 plus one standard text message.

Much Hadham: Text MHSTANDREW to 70085 to give £5. Texts cost £5 plus one standard text message.

This can also be gift aided. Agreeing to 'gift aid' your donation, if you are a tax payer, allows the church to claim back an additional 25% of your donation.

 

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