Green Tips

There was some good news recently regarding recycling. On 6 September it was announced that due to advancements in Ireland’s recycling capabilities, soft plastics can now be recycled! Hurray! So here is an update and reminder on recycling: 1) Green BinIt is important to ensure that anything put into your…

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Service in Creation

On Sunday 1 August we assembled for an uplifting outdoor service of worship. The service took place on the lawn of St Philip’s Church. We gave thanks for the wonder of creation. Canon Gyles’ sermon brought to light the profound consequences of climate change for one particular family in Ethiopia.…

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Sandford Parish Cookbook

Thanks to everyone who submitted recipes for the Sandford Parish Cookbook. The Cookbook Committee (Chris Boyd, Linda Evans, Barbara Power-Smith, Rob Tilson, Gillian Wynne and the Rector) are busily collating, editing, proof-reading etc. in order to get the book to the printers. It is planned that the cookbook will be…

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Virtual Quiz Night

Quicksilver, of distant notoriety, Cross Country Quiz, Mastermind, University Challenge, Pointless, ok, we all love a ‘quiz’. The smug feeling of being able to answer that one obscure trivia question or the frustration of grasping for that either/or choice. On a cold Thursday evening, nine eager teams, suitably charged with…

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Virtual Craft Group

We are investigating whether there is any interest in re-starting a craft group albeit virtually! More and more people are getting crafty and creative in lockdown and revisiting old hobbies. We are seeing if perhaps people might like to come together to craft, chat and encourage each other over Zoom,…

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Noticeboard

Some of the following may be of interest to you: Church’s Ministry of Healing: Online Healing Service on the feast of St Brigid, 1st February via Facebook live. The service will be led by the Revd Lesley Robinson and commences at 12 noon at https://www.facebook.com/CMHIreland. St Brigid’s Cross: Video from…

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Musical Ventures

Basic Skills: David O’Shea is planning to run a few Zoom gatherings in which those attending would work on some basic music reading and aural skills, that will either come in useful when we get back to singing, or for anyone who is interested and would like to join in.…

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