Church Newsletter – June 2020

At present, all services, apart from those which are internet based, are still cancelled and the church building continues to be closed. Please check the benefice website www.bartonbenefice.org.uk for details of what we are doing or contact Clare Burgess (347382) if you wish to receive our weekly notice sheet by email.

Benefice Service on Zoom

We will, however, be continuing with our popular internet-based Sunday morning service on Zoom.…

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Quarantined Book Sale

Bargain books for sale to while away those hours spent at home. Something for everyone – all in aid of church funds.

Please see full list by clicking on the file below.

Book sale list Download
Additional book list Download

To order, email dunstewpcc@gmail.com – correct payment details are on last page of Additional List.

HURRY! First come, first “served”. 

Your orders will be bagged for collection by arrangement, or can be delivered to those self-isolating.

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Play area COVID-19 update

Following the announcement by the Prime Minister and Government on Sunday 10th May the tennis court and playing field are now open, however please note that social distancing restrictions do still apply .

ALL ACTIVITIES IN THE PLAY AREA ARE ENTIRELY AT YOUR OWN RISK.

Please maintain social distancing at all times and remember to wash your hands when you get back home.…

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Pot Luck Plants

Thank you to everyone who donated or bought plants in aid of Duns Tew church last week. We hope you enjoyed planting up your gardens!

We made a magnificent £550, thanks to your support and generosity. This will go a long way in making up the shortfall in fundraising caused by the lockdown.

Thank you again, Clare Burgess & Jon Blows, Churchwardens, and Carol Rigby, Treasurer.

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Pot Luck Plant Sale – update

We have been amazed at the response to our offer of plants. Thank you all so much. 

We nearly sold out today, but please see our Updated Plant List below, as we have today received a few extras.

At this rate there won’t be anything to left to sell on Saturday!Thank you once again for your support, both in donating plants and buying them. …

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Church Newsletter – May 2020

Sadly, all services continue to be cancelled for the foreseeable and the church building is also closed. We are, however, finding new ways of worshipping together, so please check the benefice website www.bartonbenefice.org.uk for details or contact Clare Burgess (347382) if you wish to receive our weekly notice sheet by email.

New Benefice Facebook Page

Please have a look at the new Facebook page, and start to follow us on www.facebook.com/bartonbenefice/

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Cancer consultations available via telephone and video

Doctors in Oxfordshire are urging people to get medical advice if they are worried about symptoms of cancer.

A recent national survey suggests getting coronavirus or giving it to their family were among the top reasons that people would not come forward when they have cancer symptoms, along with fears that they could be a burden to the health service.

But NHS staff have worked hard to make sure people can get cancer checks and treatment safely, so there is no need to delay.…

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