Boston Spa News

Angela Gaunt

01937 849110

Jazz in the Spa: the session this Saturday, May 18 – New Orleans Heat – as we have said before, the UK’s number one exponents of the New Orleans musical styles of Bunk Johnson, George Lewis and Kid Thomas. Stomps, spirituals, and blues from this talented and versatile group much in demand at festivals throughout the UK and Europe. One for the purists amongst you. Further info ring Les – 01937 842636.

Boston Spa Methodist Church: the services for this Sunday, May 19 - 10.30am Rev Susan Greenhart Chapel Anniversary, Aldersgate Sunday All Age, Holy Communion. 6pm Rev Susan Greenhart Reflections. All are welcome to join us at any of our services and events

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: Sunday, May 19 our services are 8am Holy Communion 10am Lower Wharfe Parish Family Service at Boston Spa.

Adult Baptism and/or Confirmation course: the next course is being planned. Please contact the parish office or Fr Peter. A Confirmation course for teenagers is planned for the autumn.

St Mary’s Church magazine: seeks advertising manager. Allan and Elaine Picken have retired from this role after 20 years of successfully handling the advertising in the magazine. A replacement is now sought and full guidance will be given. Please contact Bob Dibben 584004 or Mike Bowers 844181.

The Friends of the Music of St Mary’s Church: invite you to come to an afternoon tea concert in St. Mary’s on Saturday, June 8 at 3 pm. The music will be provided by local musicians - Cathy Dibben (Soprano) Jennie Hall (Clarinet) Terry Gaussen (Euphonium & Voice) Liz Ness (Piano) Tony Poles (Organ) and John Townend (Accompaniments). Admission (Concert and Tea): Adult £5, FOM members & Concessions £3 School age children £1 or pay at the door. Further information from Terry 01937 844345 or Tony 01937 842904. Tickets will be available at all services or from the parish office.

St Mary’s Ark: 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. 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. The next meeting will be May 16.

Holiday Club 2013: Space Academy at St Mary’s Church, Boston Spa Sunday, July 28 - Blast Off Monday, July 29 - Friday, August 2 - The Voyage Sunday, August 4 - Back to Earth. Put the dates in your diary now!

Boston Spa Neighbourhood Plan: please note if you haven’t already completed your questionnaire then please do so by May 20 – this is your village and this is your chance to have your say and make changes for the future of Boston Spa.

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.