The Claydons & Swan Team Church Community Events
The Team have many events through the year that are hosted by one of the churches, or by other community groups, that we try to support. The events can be found under either "Regular" or "Individual" events depending on whether they're held regularly or simply a 'one off' (Individual) event.
Sunday evening - Claydons Youth Group (Monthly event held on the first Sunday DURING TERM TIME) 6.00-8.30pm - Botolph House, Botolph Claydon. Younger Group staring at 6.00pm and Older Group at 7.00pm. Co-ordinators: Emily on 730655; Lyn on 712200, Revd Wendy on 738055
Monday afternoon - Games & Puzzles (Monthly event held on the second Monday) 2.00-4.00pm in the Mark Bulman Parish Room, Steeple Claydon ... Scrabble, Dominoes, Chess, Draughts, Board Games, Cards, Jigsaws, Puzzles - These and others are available to play or if you have another favourite we will try to obtain it. Everyone is welcome to come and join us for a couple of hours, with a cup of tea and biscuit to enjoy as well. Transport is available for those unable to come otherwise. Please ring 730465 or 730655 for further information or if you would like transport
Monday evening - Christian Growth Group (Weekly event) 7.30pm at 9a Buckingham Road, Steeple Claydon. Co-ordinator: Carina on 733882
Tuesday evening - Singing for Fun (Weekly except first Tuesday in month) - this will resume after the holidays on Tuesday 12th September. Everyone is welcome to join us on a Tuesday from 6.30-7.30pm in the Mark Bulman Parish Room, Steeple Claydon. It is not necessary to have a good singing voice, nor to read music. Just come when you can - £1 per session.
Tuesday evening - Home Group (Weekly except first Tuesday in the month) 7.45pm at Turnstone, North End Road, Steeple Claydon Co-ordinator: Sue on 730914
Tuesday evening - Worship Night (Monthly event held on the first Tuesday) - Mark Bulman Parish Room 7:45-9:00pm. Informal service of worship, song and prayer with refreshments. Co-ordinator Jon Hobbs 0781012703
Wednesday morning - Church Mice (Weekly event) Mums 'n Toddlers Get-Together 10.30-11.30am at St Michael's Church, Steeple Claydon. Co-ordinator: Kate on 730655
Wednesday afternoon - ‘TEA & CHAT’ (Weekly event) from 2.00-4.00pm Do you sometimes feel a bit lost or lonely or just in need of a friendly chat over a 'cuppa'? Why not come along to our 'Tea and Chat' in the Mark Bulman Parish Room, Steeple Claydon (next to St Michael's Church). If transport is a problem, we can help, please call: Carina 01296 733882 or Heather 01296 730447 - this is a WEEKLY event.
Thursday afternoon - Women's Fellowship (Monthly event held on the third Thursday) 2.30pm at 9a Buckingham Road, Steeple Claydon. Co-ordinator: Carina on 733882
Thursday afternoon - Messy Church (Monthly event held on the first Thursday) 3.30-5.15pm at St Michael's Church and the Mark Bulman Parish Room, Steeple Claydon Co-ordinators Kate and Emily Smith on 730655
Friday Night Prayer - Quiet time of Prayer and Contemplation (Weekly event) 6.30-7.30pm in the Mark Bulman Parish Room. Co-ordinator Phil Gardner 07888 677960
Saturday morning - 'THE PLACE' (Monthly event held on the first Saturday) Free Coffee/Tea/Hot Chocolate and Homemade Cake. 10.30am in the Mark Bulman Parish Room, St Michael's Church. Co-ordinator Betty Picknell 730465.
Saturday morning - HELP US TIDY ST. MICHAEL’S CHURCHYARD (Monthly event held on the first Saturday) We invite you to join us on the first Saturday of each month from 10am as we tidy up the churchyard. No skills or tools are required, just energy and enthusiasm! Light refreshments will be provided at 'THE PLACE'. If it's raining there are plenty of jobs to do inside the church. For further information contact David or Kate on 730655 or just turn up during the mornings.
Sundays at 4pm 4.00-5.30pm (for children of primary school age) meets 8 times a year - not in December, January, February and August. The venue moves each month - GU Village Hall, MG Village Hall, Twyford VH and Charndon Community Centre. There will be games, a Bible story, prayer, varied craft activities and refreshments to enjoy. If your child/children hope to attend please let Revd David Hiscock know on 01869 277297 - or just turn up. Next meeting Sunday 8th October.
Sundays at 6pm 6.00-7.30pm (for those aged 11 years and above) usually happens monthly except August. Our time together is an opportunity to meet up with friends and make new ones in an informal setting. Enjoy refreshments, bible reading, watch videos. For further information please contact Revd Angela Mann on 01296 771100. Next meetings: Sunday 8th October, Sunday 19th November, Sunday 10th December.
CHRISTMAS TREE FESTIVAL - at St Michael's Church - We are holding this year's event (2017) over the weekend of Friday December 8th to Sunday December the 10th from 10am till 4.00pm. Refreshments will be served all weekend along with 'bric a brac'. If you would like to participate the theme is "PANTOMIME". To book a place please contact Kate Smith on 730655. You can come and put up your treeby Thursday 7th December and it can stay up for the Christmas season but we would ask that it is taken down by twelfth night. The Christmas Tree Festival service will take place on Sunday 10th December at 4.00pm at St Michael's Church and everyone is welcome to attend.
CHRISTMAS DAY DINNER - Mark Bulman Parish Room - 12.30pm Lifts to and from dinner can be arranged. Co-ordinator Kai on 07756 301290
50 50 Auction - ANNUAL EVENT at St Michael's Church and the Mark Bulman Parish Room Steeple Claydon Details will follow in early 2018
Saturday 14th October - 'Posh Frocks and Prosecco' evening - 'Puttin on the Ritz' (Dress up) and 'Anything goes' (Dress Down) - East and Botolph Claydon Village Hall. Listen to music of the era whilst enjoying a glass of wine and canapes and help raise money for Brain Tumour Research and our Churches. Tickets £10 available from Heather Paul 713204, Linda O'Dell 738111, Lynda Preston 712200, Olivia Riches 730730
Saturday 21st October - Pre-Loved Clothes Sale 10.00am til 12noon. Lifts available. Contact Anita 730202
Saturday 21st October - Lunch is being served! 1.00pm til 3.00pm In the Mark Bulman Parish Room. 'Bric a Brac' on sale. Lifts available. Contact Anita 730202
Saturday 28th October - Come and listen to the sound of Brill Brass Quintet with Guest Vocalist and The Morris Minors - St Michael's Church, Steeple Claydon Tickets available from Kate Smith 730655