Notes from Withyham with Blackham Church Parochial Church Council Meeting
At the Annual Parochial Church Meeting on Monday 29th April, Richard Carden retired as a Churchwarden after six years; his successor, joining Antony Cumberland, is Richard Halcrow.
Ali Hunnam takes over as PCC Secretary in place of Gilly Halcrow and Miriam Boobier succeeds Donald Yonge as Parish Safeguarding Officer.
In addition to the above, who are all now on the Parochial Church Council, the following also continue as members of the PCC:
Ex-Officio: James Campbell (Rector), Elizabeth Parish (Reader) and Janice Yonge (Deanery Synod).
Elected: Anne Barker (Treasurer), Robert Clark, Janet Funnell, Paul Radford, Sue Schooling, Meg Stafford, Neil Watson, Nick Wells and Piers Wilson.
Sun. 2nd June - 11.00am - Matins not Sung Eucharist
Sun. 9th June - (Pentecost / Whit Sunday)
11.00am: Sung Eucharist not Matins
Sun. 23rd June - 5.00pm: Joint Evensong with St. Thomas, Groombridge
and St. John’s, Crowborough at Groombridge
Sun. 30th June - 11.00am: Holy Communion, Blackham
Sat. 6th July - 2.00pm: Church Fete, Buckhurst Park Cricket Ground
Sun. 21st July - 11.00am: Pet Service, outside the Rectory, Withyham
Pets of all shapes and sizes are welcome.
Please ensure that your pet remains secure during the service by bringing them in a suitable cage, on a lead etc;
On 5th May, the baptism took place at St. Michael’s Church, Withyham of
Ella Tracy Tue BLAKE, daughter of Philip and Oriel.
On 3rd May the funeral took place at St. Michael’s Church, Withyham of
Elspeth Helen (‘Timmy’) BAKER aged 86, followed by cremation at the Kent & Sussex Crematorium, Tunbridge Wells.