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2020 Vision

We have launched the fundraising appeal for our 2020 Vision project as we approach our 800th Anniversary next year. This is an exciting opportunity to preserve our church's heritage whilst making it feel much warmer, lighter and more comfortable for us all. Our plans are still developing. We need you to get involved by praying for our vision, supporting us in fundraising, and working alongside the dedicated team who are delivering the vision for our church as a place of meeting between God and his people. To find out more pick up a leaflet or look online at www.greathampden.org.uk/2020. To get involved please speak to one of the clergy, Tony, Val or Roger.

Contactless Donations

During our service a collection is often taken to support the life of this church. If you don’t already give regularly you can support us by contributing to the collection, or by using the new contactless donation box near the door as you enter or leave the church. The default gift amount on the contactless box is £5. To give regularly please take a Parish Giving Scheme leaflet from next to the box.

Deepening Faith and Confirmation Preparation

In the Autumn we will be helping people to explore, deepen and understand their faith better. We will be running short courses for adults and young people. These are for anyone who would like to deepen their faith and spiritual life, but are particularly appropriate for anyone who would like to explore confirmation or begin to take Holy Communion. Please speak to Deiniol, Nigel or Kevin if this is something you'd be interested in pursuing. We're expecting Bishop Alan to come to conduct confirmations on Sunday, February 2, 2020.

Thank you from Nigel

A huge, huge thank you to you all for making last weekend so special. I have been completely overwhelmed by your cards, emails, gifts - and above all, your prayers. To see so many of you in the congregation at Eton College Chapel and to have the privilege of serving at the Eucharist there was amazing. Then to preside at my First Mass last Sunday was something else. I cannot put into words how blessed I felt. There are so many people I’d like to thank, but for now let me thank Deiniol for his excellent training, Jean for arranging the coach to Eton, and SEARCH for the fizz and canapés. To be part of such a loving and supportive church family means so much. May God richly bless each one of you. Nigel

Hampden Ensemble Concert

CONCERT AT ST. MARY MAGDALENE CHURCH GREAT HAMPDEN on Sunday 21st July at 7.30 pm. Alexandra Caldon, Charlotte Reid, Alex Caldon and their fellow professional musicians of the Hampden Ensemble will be performing an exhilarating programme of chamber music in aid of the Church Fabric Fund. Tickets £12 (£6 for 16 and under) to include canapes and wine will be available from Sunday 23rd June at estate agents Wye Country in Great Missenden and Prestwood, Michael Graham in Princes Risborough and from Hilary Reid (01494 488611 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). Please put the date in your diary NOW and secure your tickets as soon as they go on sale! Tickets are NOT available on the door. The Concert is kindly sponsored by Hypnos Limited.

Safeguarding

This parish is committed to the safeguarding, care and nurture of the children and people of all ages in our church community. The parish Safeguarding Policy can be seen here. Our Safeguarding Officer is Val Gristwood.