Boston Spa News

Boston Spa

Angela Gaunt

01937 849110

Charity Stalls: if you would like to have a charity stall at the village Christmas event on the evening of Wednesday, December 12 from 5pm, please contact 01937 845813.

Jazz in the Spa: the session this Saturday, December 8 in the Boston Spa Village Hall - Sportinghouse Strings – and to continue with the festive theme, here’s the trio to remind us all of the rollicking evenings spent in the company of the late Tommy Burton. Back to the gang once again ladies and gent’men – JITS favourite, Spats, Langham plus Martin Litton and Richard Vernon. Accomplished musicians producing a memorable tribute to the repertoire and legacy of the much loved Tommy. Further info ring Les – 01937 842636.

Boston Spa Methodist Church: the services for this Sunday, December 9 - 10.30am Rev Susan Greenhart Gift Service. All who love the Lord are welcome to join us at any of our Services and events, and for refreshments afterwards in the Wesley Room.

Kings Church: meet every Sunday at 11am and 6.30pm at the Deepdale Community Centre to include Sunday School for singing, quizzes and bible stories and lots of fun. Contact Pastor Stephen Thompson 01937 541688 for further information.

St Mary’s Church: for an up to date list of services and events please take a look at our website - Sunday, December 9 8am Service at Walton Church 9.30am Holy Communion, Future dates for your diary’s are

Friday, December 7 African Children’s Choir Concert tickets are now available. Cost £5 each from Judith Dahlgreen 844642 or the Parish Office. Saturday, December 8 Spirit of Christmas Past. An evening of stories, sketches, revues and music in St Peter’s Church Walton. Tickets £10 each from Doreen 01937 842344 or Julia 01937 845675 to include mulled wine and home-made snacks.

St Mary’s Ark: come and join us at St Mary’s Ark, St Mary’s Church every first and third Thursday of the month from 1.45-3pm at St Mary’s Church, Boston Spa. Therefore our next session will be Thursday, December 6. This includes a short service for babies, toddlers, parents and carers including refreshments and activities. A warm welcome awaits you from the members of Mothers’ Union.

Christmas Services: at St mary’s church are as follows Sunday, December 16 10am Parish Family Service with Nativity and donkey at Walton. Sunday, December 23 4pm Carol Service Christmas Eve 4pm Benefice Crib Service at Boston Spa Christmas Eve 11pm Midnight Holy Communion Christmas Day 8am Group Holy Communion (Order Two) Christmas Day 9.30am Family Holy Communion. Sunday, December 30 8am Group Holy Communion at Boston Spa Sunday, December 30 10am Benefice Holy Communion at Thorp Arch, Sunday, January 6 4pm Benefice Christingle at Boston Spa.

Forthtell: invites you to a lecture and discussion on issues of the day. The next session is titled Some Myths and Realities Surrounding Frankincense in Southern Arabia by Dr Peter Cookson at the Boston Spa village hall on Saturday, December 8 from 2.30–4pm. All are welcome. There is no charge and there will be light refreshments and free literature. Forthtell is an independent fellowship, not connected to any one church or organisation, seeking to pursue Bible truth, determine the Christian position on issues of the day, and at this time defend the sovereignty of the UK from the inroads of European Union and its euro. For further information please contact Sally Coulby on 01937 845027.

Carol Concert: There is to be a Carol Concert by The Elysian Singers on Thursday, December 13 2012 at 7.30pm in Boston Spa Methodist Church. Tickets cost £7.50, including light refreshments and can be bought at the door on the night or by phoning Stuart Haigh on 07855 750270. Proceeds are for B4G Development fund which is raising money to adapt our church to meet the needs of the community and all future users of Boston Spa Methodist Church.

Boston Spa Farmers Market: there will be a farmers market held on Millenium Square, outside Boston Spa Library on Friday, December 14 from 9am–noon. All manor of products available from fresh fruit and veg to home baking.

If you have any events or notices you would like to have included in our Boston Spa village voices please just contact me on the above number or email.