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Car Boot & Christianity

Lesley and Adrian have been busy this summer at Measham Car Boot with a stall decked out with Christian goodies. Everything has been freely received to demonstrate that Jesus is a free gift from God and eternal life is freely available to everybody who comes to believe and trust in him. They have been keeping us up to date with progress and have passed on the good word of our Lord to a good many people, some of which we hope will come along and visit us at one of our Church events and services. The door represents your heart, Jesus stands on the outside and knocks as he won't let himself in uninvited as there is no door handle on his side. You have a door handle on your side and you have to

Annual Car Treasure Hunt

Our annual car treasure around the local villages was an absolute whizz. Over 70 people took part all around Appleby, Austrey, Newton Regis and Warton in glorious weather. Some really cryptic clues kept many wandering up and down the same street from time to time or simply missing some obvious landmarks; such as the Baptist Church at Austrey where one of the competitors who will remain nameless (from IT) used to attend as a child. The event ended with a gathering at Measham Leisure Centre and a BBQ overlooking the playing fields. A great time was had by all the families that took part; a big thanks to the organisers and Alan and Hester who must be tired of the sight of burgers and hot dogs.

Family Walk & Church Picnic

A fabulous day starting from Church Street with a walk through Donisthorpe Miners (DM) and the Woodland Centre. A really enjoyable place for the whole family with 76 acres of woods a canal, brook all reclaimed from the former colliery at the heart of the community. The 3.5 mile walk culminating with a BBQ.

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