Children’s Harvest Thanksgiving

Our Children’s Harvest Thanksgiving Service will take place on Sunday 16 October at 11.30 am at St Philip’s. Children are asked to bring gifts, which will be given to the Capuchin Day Centre, Penny Dinners, TRUST, and the Women’s Refuge. Items required:• Tea, coffee, sugar, tinned products, non-perishable products (incl.…

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Harvest Thanksgiving

We look forward to welcoming Gillian Kingston to preach at our Harvest Thanksgiving Services on Sunday 9 October, as we continue with the theme of ‘eco-congregation’. The service in Sandford Church will be at 10am; the service at St Philip’s will be at 11.30 am.

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Eco-Congregation Awareness

The Parish Development Committee has been looking at ways in which our parishes can become more green and to this end we will be having an Eco-Congregation Awareness service in each church on Sunday 2 October, at 10am in Sandford and 11.30 am in St Philip’s (more details under Parish…

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Green Tips

Bees are vital to a healthy environment. However, it is believed that one third of our wild bee species are threatened with extinction from Ireland. This is because there has been a drastic reduction in the areas that they can nest and the amount of food that our landscape provides…

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Music Matters

After a well-deserved rest following our performance of Stainer’s Crucifixion during Holy Week, the choir has begun preparing for one final special event—a service of Choral Matins on Trinity Sunday, 12 June, to mark the end of the choir term. Surviving copies of music from Sandford of more than a…

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Sandford Parish Cookbook

The Sandford Parish Cookbook was launched in October 2021. This 128-page bookcontains 101 recipes donated by the parishioners of Sandford & St Philip’sMilltown and the children of Sandford Parish National School, ranging fromCheesy Bang Bangs and Brown Bettys to Noisette of Lamb and Tasmanian Lemon Pie. The cookbook priced at…

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