CHAPEL COFFEE MORNING: The next Coffee Morning is on Monday, September 7 & 21 in the Church Hall, Ashburnham Place 10.30 a.m. - 12 p.m. You are welcome to go along for a good friendly chat.

VILLAGE LUNCH: The next Village Lunch is on September 16, at Ashburnham Village Hall, 12.30 p.m. Lunch is cooked every month for any older residents in the villages who would like a bit of company and a delicious meal. Transport can be arranged if needed. For more information or to book a place, give Janet a ring on 01424 89231

WI: Ashburnham & Penhurst WI are meeting on Monday, September 21, 7.30 p.m. at the Village Hall. The September meeting sees them welcome popular historian, ian Everest, to explain how the events of the Great War affected the people of Sussex during the 1st World War. Visitors and new members are always welcome.

BOOK GROUPS: The book for September is Nelson Mandela’s autobiography “A Long Walk to Freedom.” This was described by David Steel as ‘ Vivid testimony to a mixture of courage, persistence, tolerance and forgiveness.’ The afternoon group will meet on Friday, September 25, 2 p.m., whilst the evening group will meet on Tuesday, September 29 at 2 p.m. at Ashburnham Place. If you would like to borrow the book or would like further information about either group, please contact Nicole on 894208 or Nicky on 892474.

MACMILLAN COFFEE MORNING: A coffee morning in aid of Macmillan is being held on Saturday, September 26, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. at the Pavilion, Ashburnham. Delicious cakes, coffee, tea, a raffle and more will be on offer. As well as being a perfect chance to catch up over a cuppa, you will be helping to raise money for a very worth while cause.

CHAPEL COFFEE MORNING: Ashburnham Chapel are holding a coffee morning on September 28, 10.30 a.m. - 12 p.m. All are welcome to join them.

COMMUNITY WEBSITE: Don’t forget that you can look to see what is going on in Ashburnham and Penhurst on the community website:

ST PETER’S: Church services for St Peter’s, Ashburnham, 10.30 a.m. unless otherwise stated - September 6, Morning Praise. September 13, Back to School All Age Service. September 20, Holy Communion. September 27, All Age Harvest Festival

ST MICHAEL THE ARCHANGEL: Church services for St Michael the Archangel, Penhurst, 10.30 a.m. unless otherwise stated - September 6, Holy Communion. September 13, Morning Prayer. September 20, Holy Communion. September 27, Morning Prayer

CHAPEL: Services for Ashburnham Chapel, 6.30 p.m. unless otherwise stated - September 6, Evening Service. September 13, Evening Service. September 20, Evening Service. September 27, Evening Service

PRAYER MEETINGS: The Chapel and St Peter’s church are joining together for prayer meetings. These will be held on the 2nd Thursday of the month, 8 p.m. at Ashburnham Church Hall.

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