George Sunderland


Services at St John’s Church, Westfield for July 2013

July 21 Conclusion Genesis 47:13-27

08.00 St John’s BCP Communion

09.30 St John’s Holy Communion (with JAM and Ignite)

28th July 2013 Trinity 9

08.00 St John’s BCP Communion

09.30 St John’s Family Worship - First Fruits

The deadline for contributions to the next WCA Newsletter is 21 July. Please send your article to the editor at pauline@fpage.plus.com, ring 0778 607 8588, or leave at Westfield News.

F3 women’s group meets at 7.30pm next Thursday, July 25 in the Parish Hall. Jackie Saull-Hunt will be explaining how to make lotions and potions from plants and herbs. New members are very welcome.

You are reminded that your WCA Westfield Draw subscription is due for renewal this month. This is a monthly lottery organised to raise funds for the WCA. The draw takes place at the end of each month, with cash prizes. Membership is £10, which you can leave with your details in an envelope at Westfield News either as cash or a cheque payable to WCA. See the WCA Newsletter for further details, including direct e-transfer. Renewals will also be collected at the fete, and new members are welcome.

The next Friendship Club meeting which is on Monday, July 22 from 2-3.30pm in the Parish Hall. The yearly subscription is £5 with 10p per meeting, and new members will be made very welcome. The Friendship Club do not meet at Whitsun and August bank holidays. Therefore their future dates for your calendar are, September 16 and 30; October 14 and 29; November 11 and 25; December 9.

If you can help Westfield Football Club in any way please contact the club. They are presently putting things in place to ensure both local football opportunities at all levels & for all ages with the 1st team playing in Senior Football. Therefore if you would like to offer one off or ongoing support, both on & off the pitch, before during or after games please get in touch with the secretary on gilljordan@rocketmail.com

Westfield Golf Fellowship. The Ryder Cup style challenge between The Hare & Hounds Golf Society and WGF took place at Hemsted Forest on Friday July 5. On a beautiful afternoon Westfield won with 188 points to the Hare & Hounds 166. Their next event is on July 22nd – The Captains Bucket – at Seddlescombe GC. This is a pay your own green fee & put £5 in the Captains Bucket – winner takes all. For more information please contact george@roker.f9.co.uk

The Youth Club offers a great time. It runs on Wednesdays from 6.30-8pm. You need to be a member, so contact Dan 07899917952 to register.

Westfield Beavers are now full and taking names for a waiting list.

Westfield Women’s Institute meets on Tuesdays, ring 01424 754013 for more information.

Sainsbury’s vouchers for Westfield School can be dropped into Westfield Newsagents where Richard and Dan will happily collect them from you.

The Westfield HUB meets at ‘The Plough’ on Fridays from 10am to 12noon. A warm and friendly welcome and a decent cup of tea/coffee are assured at the Hub every Friday morning between 10am and midday.’

Rye and District (inc Westfield) Lions. The Lions will be organising their 34th Annual Raft Race and Fete on Sunday August 25, with the Fete opening at midday and the Raft Race at 2.30pm. Entries for rafts are still coming in and if any organisation, pub, business or family wish to enter a raft they should contact Bob Harvey on 01424 751059. Stall space is filling fast and anyone that requires space for a stall should contact Reg Emson on 01797 224174.

Rye and District Association of the National Trust. On Wednesday September 11 – Navigating the Wey in Surrey. In the company of a friendly and informative guide we will explore the old Surrey iron villages, visit Guildford, enjoy a cruise on the River Wey Navigation and stop for tea at the beautiful stately home where the Queen Mother spent her honeymoon. Price: £36 per person. (All refreshments are at own expense). All outings are subject to a minimum number participating and if we do not reach this figure outings have to be cancelled and members are disappointed. Please try and book as early as possible to avoid this happening. Please call Ros Adkins on 01797 253763 to make a booking.

Visit the village website www.westfieldvillage.co.uk for information and news about Westfield.

To send information for the Westfield Village Voice, please email george@roker.f9.co.uk