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IWelcome to St Chad's Church, Pattingham... 
Maureen's Musings...
While I am writing this in mid-September as your Priest-in-Charge, I am confident that by the time you read this I will really be your Vicar!
What is the difference you may ask? The truth is not very much - there is a technical, legal difference, which these days means much less than it used to - but we should have tidied up a legal anomaly and it is nice to be truly a Vicar again!!! (So far, since ordination I have been an Assistant Curate, a Rector, a Priest-in-Charge and now a Vicar... and I remain a Prebendary .... what is in a name?) Such a lot going on this month!
read more >> Talking about Money >>Messy Church >> Sermons >>



Pattingham Bells Run 2014

 Click here for FULL Race Results
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It's official... Maureen is now the Vicar of Pattingham
Congratulations to Maureen on becoming the Vicar of Pattingham. Previously she was the 'Priest-in-charge' but at a ceremony in Lichfield Cathedral on the 25th September 2014, she was offically appointed 'Vicar'.
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Quarter peal is rung...
To mark this event and the Harvest Service, the St Chad's Bell Ringers completed a quarter peal. more details >>

Service at St Albans in Wednesfield for 'Close the gap'
On Sunday 14th September 2014, parishers from Pattingham were invited to join the partner church, St Alban's in Wednesfield for an evening communion service. During the service an original painting specially created by artist Oliver Pengilley at the 'For Richer, For Poorer' event on 14th June 2014, was presented to the church for display in their main hall.
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NEW glass entrance door is coming soon...
The work to install the South Entrance glass doors will commence soon. The work should be completed in 5 working days commencing from a Monday. For that time the South Entrance will be closed to the Parish and we will use the North Entrance. Signs will be in place to direct people from the Main Path around the Church to the North Entrance and through that immediate entrance area into the main Church. The majority of the cost for this new door has been financed from part of the proceeds made at the two Scarecrow Festivals held in 2011 and 2013.

Wedding - Holly Guy and Duke Seymour - 19th September 2014
On Friday 19th September 2014 at 1.00pm, Holly Guy and Duke Seymour were married in St Chad's Church.
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John Daimond's 5 mile walk...
He's done it!
On Tuesday 9th September 2014, Revd. John Daimond completed a planned 5 mile walk in Attingham Park grounds. John's goal was to complete the walk in order to raise sponsorship funds for Cancer Research UK, to say 'thank you' for the tremendous support they have given him during his illness. more>>

Pilgrim
A new six week course will run at St Chad's during Autumn. It is a major new teaching and discipleship resource from the Church of England and aims to help churches create a place in which people can explore the Christian faith together and see how it can be lived out each day. For more details, please speak to Maureen, Paul or Ken.

Holiday Club 2014
This year's HOLIDAY CLUB took place in St Chad's Church on Wednesday 6th, Thursday 7th and Friday 8th August.
Over 20 children took part, learning the theme song, watching videos and drama with a different lesson each time, and on the final day a visit to Northycote Farm.
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Welcome to Ness Tobin...
I am Ness Tobin and am joining the parish of Pattingham as, I guess, a trainee vicar! I am training for the ministry at the Queens Foundation, Birmingham, and am on placement at St. Chads church, with Maureen Hobbs as my supervisor.
I am really excited about it, and know Pattingham a bit through the Drama group, of which I am a member.The last time I was up front was as a calendar girl-this role will be a bit different!
more info >>

Welcome to our new Organist...
Helen Emery is our new Organist and Musical Director at St Chad's.
She officially took over the position on the 1st May 2014 and was welcomed to our Church in the Sunday Morning Service on 4th May by Revd Paul Snape and all the congregation. Welcome Helen to St Chad's...
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SERMONS - Read at your leisure - Sermons now availableXX view >>
Bishop of Lichfield's Epiphany Message view video>>


Two Choir Events...

There were two highlights within the Church Choir recently with Sheila Foggin celebrating her 80th birthday and Millie Colin-Stokes becoming an offical member of the Choir.

The photograph shows Sheila and Millie after the Morning Service in St Chad's on Sunday 17th November 2013.

Our Patron, Lady Barbara dies, aged 97 more >>

Century Club
As a result of recent resignations, there are spare numbers. Anyone interested should contact Steve Jones on 01902 700395.

Wedding - Anna & Raj Ellis-Khanna - 9th December 2012
On Sunday 9th December 2012 at 1.30pm, Anna Ellis and Raj Khanna were married in St Chad's Church.
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Maureen is installed as a Prebendary at Lichfield Cathedral
A special Choral Evensong Service conducted by the Bishop of Lichfield was held at Lichfield Cathedral on Saturday 22nd September 2012 which included the Installation of Prebendaries, The Revd Maureen Hobbs (Prebend of Bishopshull), Revd Dr Jeff Leonardi (Prebend of Longdon) and Revd David Vestergaard (Prebend of Dernford). Our congratulations to Maureen in achieving this acknowledgment of her dedication.
(Images: Lichfield Cathedral at the start of the Service, The 'Bishopshull' stall, Revd Maureen Hobbs installed in the stall.) Download Order of Service >>

Century Club - New Year
Don't forget...New subscriptions for the Pattingham Century Club are due in August for the new year.

The annual amount is £60 and payment should be by cheque made payable to 'Pattingham PCC' and forwarded to Steve Jones at 'Sunningdale', Great Moor Road, Pattingham, Wolverhampton WV6 7AU or handed to one of the Church Wardens.
Prizes are drawn at the end of each month : 1st prize of £150, 2nd at £100 and 3rd at £50.

Dangerous Churchyard Tree is removed...
Following the collapse of several large branches from a tree in the Churchyard, it was decided, after consultation with tree surgeons, that the whole tree should be removed. A new tree will be planted in replacement. A quick count of the rings of the final stump, gave the tree's age at approximately 250 years.

New Notice Board...
Seen putting the finishing touches to the new Church Notice Board are Bob Taylor, who made the solid wood cabinet and Mike Coope who designed the graphics.
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Wedding - Ruth Bishop and Scott Hughes - 18h June 2011
On Saturday 18th June 2011 at 2.30pm, Ruth Bishop and Scott Hughes were married in St Chad's Church.
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Chad Singers cheque presentation...
Following the very successful 'Hopes and Dreams' Concert in April 2011 which celebrated 10 years of the Chad Singers, the profits made at this event were donated to St. Chad's Church.
A cheque for just under £1300 was presented to Revd. Maureen Hobbs, the Priest-in-charge at St. Chad's by the choir's Chairman, Alan Hickman, accompanied by the choir's new Treasurer, Sue Penny. This presentation took place at 11.00am after Morning Service on Sunday 29th May 2011.

Visit to Turkey - A pictorial story by Laura Woodside-Jones... view photos>>

The meaning of 'Epiphany' - 'Candlemas' - 'Lent' - 'Easter' - 'Pentecost'... more >>

World Vision - Report on Ostine, our sponsored child in Kenya more >>

Wedding - Heather Tritton and Paul Hannon - 8.10.2010
On Friday 8th October 2010 at 1.30pm, Heather Tritton and Paul Hannon were married in St Chad's Church.
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An unforgettable rendition of "The Lord's Prayer." Watch Video >>

Pattingham Allotments
The new allotments started in a fallow field in Newgate. Take a look at the tremendous progress made by all the plot holders. more info >>

Do you know who this is ?
We recently found a collection of old photographs, apparently of people from Pattingham. The picture of the gentleman shown here was taken from a photograph of a local football team. Click
image to view a larger shot of the complete team. If you can you help in identifying any of the players, email details to photos@sensorland.com.

Looking back...
Revd Maureen Hobbs' 60th Birthday - 2014
Fish & Chips Jumpers & Hats - 2013
Revd Maureen Hobbs installed as prebendary - 2012
Tribute to Revd Canon Stuart Ansell - 2011
Dorothy Newill - Memorial Service - 25th June 2011
Sheila & Walter Foggin's farewell - 2010
The Pattingham Bells Run - October 2010
The Church Fete - July 2010
New Kneelers blessed in Church - Easter 2009
See who's new on the PCC
'The name's Hobbs.. Revd Hobbs' (Express & Star article) - 2009
The Pattingham Bell ringers - 2009
Visit to Turkey - May 2011

Rags to Riches Charity...
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to view letters and photos from Peter Davey in Kenya.
Prayer Group more info >>

For those needing to find St Chad's Church by Satellite Navigation, the POST CODE is WV6 7DU.

Visit Caroline's page...
In late 2006, Caroline Ringrose left England to go to live in Thailand and work as a missionary spreading the Christian faith amongst young people. She emails a monthly letter telling us of the latest news from Thailand, which we publish on this website.
Caroline's Page >>
more photos >>
Wedding >>

St Chad's...
We are an expanding congregation and a lively bunch of people. You will find in our new website activities for children and various regular services. There is a welcome here for you along with our regular congregation.

Most of our services are well attended and we use a mixture from both Common Worship and The Book of Common Prayer. In some ways, we are a Traditional village Church and cater for our local population. This means we are used regularly for Marriages and Funerals.

The church is open for visitors and for Private Prayer.
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News from Kenya...
We have received a new photograph, more information and another reply from Austine, our sponsored child in Kenya.
In 2005, St Chads P.C.C. agreed to embark upon on a ten year project to sponsor a six year old child called Ostine.
The sponsorship money is being used to provide basic essentials such as clean water, adequate food, healthcare, farming tools as well as educating Ostine through his school years.
more info>>
St Chad's - a Church ready to move on...
An article written by Stuart Jones.
more info>>

The history of St Chad's Church...
Find out more about St Chad's and St Mary's Churches.
more info >>

Visit the Photo Gallerys...
View hundreds of pictures showing glimpses of what goes on at St Chad's Church in Pattingham
more info >>

If you wish to receive a copy of the PARISH MAGAZINE, please contact...
MARTIN & JILL PARKER
01902 700755
who will arrange distribution to you.
St Chad's Church
CAFE OPEN
Drop in for a tea/coffee and
a chat...
Wednesday mornings from 10.45 am.

100 Club
Winners of this month's draw:
1st Prize - £150
Bob & Sylvia Harrington
2nd Prize - £100
Vicky Clayton
3rd Prize - £50
Geoff Giles
The 100 Club draw takes place on the last Monday of the month.

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