News from Other Organisations

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  • CCA (Christian Community Action) has a vacancy for a sales assistant in its furniture store in Reading.

  • Earley St Peter, Reading, has a vacancy for a Parish Administrator - closing date of Friday 22nd February.

  • Churches Together in Crowthorne has a Lent programme for 2019.  There will be four ecumenical House Groups using a Lent course called "The Mystery of God" and lectures hosted at St James' Church Centre.

  • Warfield Church has two vacancies - one for a Church Administrator and the other for a Facilities Coordinator - closing date of Friday 15th February.

  • As part of celebrating its 100 years, Luckley House School is hosting The Heart of Things: An exhibition of painting and sculpture by Paul Hobbs, from Monday 11th to Friday 15th February 2019  in Drake Hall, Luckley House School.  This is a high quality exhibition to engage people with the gospel through art that looks at contemporary issues in the light of Christian faith. The school will be opening its doors on the evenings of Wednesday 13th and Thursday 14th February to visitors and individuals or groups from churches to come on either of these evenings to view the show with Paul.

  • Bishop Andrew invites everyone in the Deanery of Sonning to an Evening of Reflection and Prayerfulness at St Paul's, Wokingham on Wednesday 27th February.

  • A weekly e-newsletter from the Diocese of Oxford, is now available to read.

  • It's JAC's 21st Birthday this year and they are celebrating in style by holding an event every month as close to the 21st as possible.  This month they're having The Great JAC Bake Off on Thursday 21st February.

  • Bracknell Forest Council's Open Learning Centre has a new range of courses for adults.

  • Involve is a voluntary service charity in Wokingham and Bracknell.  The 'Chain' newsletter (part one) for Wokingham is full of information, news, events, training and other opportunities as is the E-Bulletin from Bracknell Forest.

  • The Crowthorne Foodbank operates from Vineyard Church Centre, 25 Wellington Business Park, Duke's Ride, Crowthorne.  The opening times are Monday and Thursday from 12noon to 2pm. For the month of May 2018, 60 people (29 adults + 31 children), a total of 540 meals.  Since opening the Foodbank in December 2012, 3086 adults and 2661 children were fed and 51,723 meals were given.  The current shortages are for: bleach, black bin bags, kitchen roll and anti-bacterial spray.

  • Create Hope - a charity operating out of Kerith Church in Bracknell - has been selected as the local fund by the Co-operative.  The more Co-op members that support Create Hope and shop at Co-op, the more money they'll receive.  If you're not a Co-op member already,  apply to become a member of Co-op, then choose Create Hope as the Local Community Fund via the Create Hope profile page.  Every time a Co-op member buys a a Co-op branded product or service, 1% of the spend goes to the nominated local cause.