Archive for April, 2014


Time to dust off your running shoes

St. Paul’s community fun run/ walk is taking place on Saturday May 17th.

It is a traffic free course of approximately 2 miles suitable for all ages. There is also a toddler trot on the school field for the little ones.

All finishers will receive a medal, fancy dress welcome!

On the day we will also have community displays, strong man competition and more.

The entry fee is £4 adults and £2 for under 16’s.

The Run starts at 11am on Pendeford Square (warm-up at 10.45am), registration from 10am.
Toddler trot starts at 12.15pm on the school field.

Booking forms can be collected from the Oasis Cafe or Dovecotes TMO, or contact Terry on 01902 780357 or email

We hope that as many people as possible can take part to make the day as fun as possible.


End hunger fast day

DAY OF PRAYER AND FASTING in solidarity with the half a million people in the UK who needed help from food banks in the past year. Friday April 4th. Part of the End Hunger Fast campaign: follow on twitter: #fastapril4th

* Pray –
God of mercy and of plenty,
your Son fasted in the wilderness
and shared food with the people in a desert place: give us courage to resist the injustices around us, the will to end the hunger that shames our society and a share in your vision for a new world
where all shall have a place at the table of the feast; through Jesus Christ, the Bread of Life.

There will be a near-silent Eucharist at 6.30pm to end the day in thoughtful worship and prayer.

* Fast –
for the whole day, or miss a meal. Pledging to join the fast (forms at the back of church) helps to call on the government to act to improve the situation.

* Act –
The church will be open from 4-6.30pm to receive donations of items for the food bank.

Visit the web-site to learn more about hunger in the UK and for more resources to help make a difference.

Saint Paul's, Pendeford

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April 2014