Forthcoming Events

Womens Breakfast at Ockley Cricket Pavilion
Saturday 4 August at 8.45am

The speaker for this meeting is Helen Fairfax who will be talking about her work with the RNLI. She comes highly recommended – so come along!

As usual, we offer a tasty range of both hot and cold dishes and we will be serving up sausage patties with fried egg and home-made tomato sauce as well as fresh fruit salad, muesli and a choice of breads.  If you are able to come please contact Belinda Kerry belinda.kerry@gmail.com or  01306 627386 We look forward to seeing you.

The “Breakfasts” are non-profit making but donations are welcomed to cover the cost of the food and speaker.

Okewood Summer Fair
Saturday 11th August at 12- 4pm
Okewood  Recreation Ground (opposite the Punchbowl Inn)

Come along and join the in the fun at Okewood Summer Fair. There’s the Flower Show exhibits to browse, a Dog Show to enter, plus rides for the children and lots of stalls including plenty with plenty of refreshments.  Make sure you visit the parish stalls and give them your support!

Men's Breakfast Okewood at Village Hall
Saturday 18th August at 8.30am

Enjoy a full English Breakfast and listen to Jonathan Longstaff’s story of how he became a Gideon and the impact it has had on his life. This eventually took him to Peru where he spent two weeks on a special Outreach mission.

 To book your place contact peter Bennett on 01306 621252 peterbennett@mimail.co.uk   or Barry Thomson 01306 621234

barry.thomson@btconnect.com 

 A minimum donation of £5  is asked for towards the cost of the food, speaker and Hall hire. The “Breakfasts” are non profit making but these costs need to be covered

Pet Service in the Rectory Garden
Sunday 19th  August at 10.30am

All pets and their owners are invited to this service but do come along, even without a pet. Please make sure your pets are safe during the service and caged if necessary. All sizes are welcome!

The service is a family oriented with music and readings plus the opportunity for your pet to receive a blessing.

 

Ewhurst with Okewood and Forest Green Rectory Fete
Saturday 16th September  12 - 4.00pm
In the Rectory Garden and the Churchyard, Ewhurst GU6 7PX

This is a Fund Raising Event for the church.

Entrance to the Fete is free, so come along and spend money at all the traditional stalls and Raffle. Get the feeling of the sea  on the Bouncy Castle!   BBQ  food and teas will be on sale to keep you going and, as usual, there will be our wonderful Teddy Bear Hunt and Teddy Bear picnic.

The Bell tower will be open for you to visit and see our historic bells plus our two new bells and  find out how they were cast.

The Fete theme this year is Cruising, so come along suitably dressed and enter the Fancy Dress completion – whatever your age.

For more details, contact Michelle Matthews 01483 267790  mhm13@btinternet.com

Institution Service of the Rev’d Clare Shepherd as Rector of the parish of Ewhurst with Okewood and Forest Green
St Peter and St Paul Ewhurst on Tuesday 2nd  October at 7.30pm

The service will be conducted by the Right Rev’d Bishop Jo Wells of Dorking and blesses the start of Clare’s Ministry in the parish.

Celebrations to mark this important event will be in the Wilson room after the service.

Parking for this event will be very limited so please car share or walk if possible.

The Rectory car park will be reserved for registered disabled parking only.   The Old Rectory Nursing Home have kindly agreed to make their car park available for those who also find it hard to walk far.

Public parking is available at the Village Hall car park, the Recreation Ground car park, Broomers Lane  plus  street parking in the Glebe.

Please do not park on the school premises as this is reserved for visiting Clergy.

 First World War Commemorative Walk in Ewhurst  Churchyard
Wednesday 7th  November at 10.00am
Meet at the Wilson Room

Coffee will be available in the Wilson room before the walk. Donations to cover this cost would be welcome 

This free guided walk will be organized by Janet Balchin, Ewhurst History Society. It will be around the church, churchyard and war memorial to look at things connected with the First World War.   It will take about an hour and a half and  does involve some standing around and uneven ground.

 Numbers for the Walk are  limited to 20 people.

Please register in advance with Janet Balchin 01483 277342  or 

e-mail ewhursthistory@btinternet.com

Find out more about Ewhurst and WWI by attending Ewhurst History Society meeting on Tuesday 20th  November at 8pm at the Ewhurst Baptist Church. Janet Balchin will be giving a talk on how the war years, 1914 -1918, affected the community of Ewhurst.

First World War Commemorative Walk in Ewhurst  Churchyard
Saturday 10th  November
Meet at the War Memorial at10.30am

This free guided walk will be organized by Janet Balchin, Ewhurst History Society.  It will be around the church, churchyard and war memorial to look at things connected with the First World War.  The walk takes about an hour and a half and involves some standing around and uneven ground.

Numbers on the Walk are  limited to 20 people – please register in advance with Janet Balchin 01483 277342  or e-mail ewhursthistory@btinternet.com

Find out more about Ewhurst and WWI by attending Ewhurst History Society meeting on Tuesday 20th  November at 8pm at the Ewhurst Baptist Church. Janet Balchin will be giving a talk on how the war years 1914 -1918 affected the community of Ewhurst.