DIARY

June 2019

29th – Friends of St Mary’s Churchyard Working Party – 10am

29th – Feast of SS Peter & Paul
The two most famous apostles.

July 2019

3rd – St Thomas the Apostle
One of the original twelve apostles chosen to spread the gospel.

6th – South East Derbyshire Deanery Day 9:30am – 3:30pm
Workshops, displays and exhibitions in Church & the Cantelupe Centre  with members of other churches in our Deanery.

7th – Sunday Lunch
Share a meal with us at the Sir John Warren after the 10:00am service.

10th – National “Don’t Step on a Bee Day”
The annual day encouraging people to protect their local bees. Visit: https://bit.ly/2wA3ccu for more information.

11th – Benedict, Father of Western Monasticism, c.550

13th – West Hallam Well Dressings

14th – Sea Sunday

15th – Swithun, Bishop of Winchester, c.862
Chosen as his chaplain by Egbert, king of Wessex 802-39, Swithun was entrusted to educate Ethelwulf, who became king in 839.

15th – Friends of St Mary’s Churchyard at 6:30pm
PCC Meeting at 7:00pm
Both meetings in the Cantelupe Centre

21st – Brass Band Concert –  Dinnington Colliery Band
In Victoria Park 18:00 – 20:00.

22nd – Mary Magdalene
Famous, according to Mark 16:9 – 10 and John 20:14 – 17, for being the first person to see the resurrected Christ.

25th – St James the Apostle
Patron saint of Pilgrims and Spain

27th – Friends of St Mary’s Churchyard Working Party – 10am

28th – Summer Sounds
In Victoria Park 15:00 – 19:00 with four local bands.

August 2019

4th – Sunday Lunch
The regular monthly get together for lunch at the Sir John Warren after the 10:00am service.

6th – The Transfiguration of Our Lord

9th – Mary Sumner, Founder of the Mothers’ Union, 1921
From small beginnings at a meeting of mothers in Hampshire in 1876 to offer mutual support, the Mothers’ Union has grown to a worldwide organisation in 84 countries of over 4 million members.

11th – Heritage & Classic Vehicle Show 10:00am – 4:00pm
Classic cars, motorbikes, buses, lorries, steam engines, stalls and more In the Market Place and around the town centre.

14th – Maximilian Kolbe, Friar, Martyr, 1941
A Polish Conventual Franciscan friar, volunteered to die in place of a stranger in the German death camp of Auschwitz.

24th – Brass Band Concert – Carlton Brass Band
Erewash Museum 14:00 – 16:00.

27th – Monica, mother of Augustine, 387 and …..

28th – Augustine, Bishop of Hippo, 430

29th – The Beheading of John the Baptist

30th – John Bunyan, Spiritual Writer, 1688
English writer and Puritan preacher best remembered as the author of “The Pilgrim’s Progress” but who also wrote nearly sixty other titles, many of them expanded sermons.

31st – Friends of St Mary’s Churchyard Working Party – 10am

31st – Aidan, Bishop of Lindisfarne, Missionary, 651
The Irish monk and missionary credited with restoring Christianity to Northumbria