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Advent Activities
7th December
12:30 - 2:00pm

Advent Activities
On Saturday 7th December between 12:30pm -2.00pm starting in St Mary's Church Over for a very short service then across to the Church Hall for many Advent and Christmas themed activities for children aged 4-11 years to participate in; also seasonal refreshments for the accompanying adults!

There is no charge for the afternoon but you do need to book a place in advance as this is open to all 5fold churches and numbers are limited. Parents/ carers of children under 6 are required to stay but all parents/carers are welcome.

Forms are available at the back of the churches but for more forms/info please contact Kate Woolf on [01954 200975] or
Please put completed forms in box in church or return to Kate or Susan Meah at address on form.


'Carol Countdown'
13th December
All Saints Church Longstanton
'Carol Countdown'

All Saints' Church Longstanton
Friday 13th December 2019

Come along and join the ‘Sing for Joy'
team as we sing Longstanton's top ten
Carols as voted by you.
We will also be serving
Mulled Wine and
Mince pies.

Email with your favourite 3 carols or send a message to our Facebook page at: All Saints Church Longstanton


'Sing for Joy'
6th & 13th December
Longstanton Village Institute
'Sing for Joy'


Have you ever yearned for a bit of "me" time or have wanted to sing in a group,
but never had the opportunity or confidence to do so,
then this group is for you! Led by Kate Woolf,
they come together just for fun and the love of singing.
The Group will singing on 6th & 13th December.
Singing has such a hugely positive impact on mood,
body and soul!
For more details, contact:
Kate Woolf (01954-200975) or Susan Meah (01954-781258).



See Diary Dates.
Mini-Jaffas is for parents with pre-school children. Mini-Jaffas meet in the Village Institute Longstanton at 10.30am, for a short informal time of worship followed by craft activities, related to the theme and refreshments. This is an excellent way of introducing young children to worship, as well as being a good way of meeting other parents within the local community. Those who have had their children baptised will find this a great way of keeping their baptismal promises. Just turn up and you will be guaranteed a warm welcome at either venue.


Churches Together
Messy Church Meeting
See Diary Dates
Messy Church
What next for Messy Church
On the 12th October the Messy Church Team met at the Baptist Church to discuss ‘what next' for the Messy Church Group. For more information about the outcomes from this meeting, contact
Susan Meah 01954-781258 or Revd Dr Beth Cope 07720330272


What is
What is "OPEN THE BOOK"?
OPEN THE BOOK is a project which offers primary school children an opportunity to hear the major stories of the Bible, presented chronologically, during the school year.All the stories for the first year are taken from "The Lion Storyteller" written by Bob Hartman.

There are a further two years of themed material for schools who wish to continue after the first year.OPEN THE BOOK fulfils both OFSTED and Church Schools inspection requirements for Collective Worship, and has been successfully used in a multi-faith context.We are delighted to have been invited to take the project into Hatton Park School and we hope that the team delivering the programme as well as the children really enjoy the presentations.

The first term has gone really well and the children are responding very positively.Do keep praying for the project, and for the whole school as it goes through a time of change in the coming year.


Mustard Seed
This is a coffee shop with a difference and takes place in St Mary's Church Hall, Over on a Thursday morning (10 a.m. - 12 Noon)

Volunteer help always welcome - Telephone 230329.

Mustard Seed

This is a coffee shop with a difference! It is not a church event, and is open to everyone. Families with young children are also welcome, and we will make toys available. Come and have a chat over coffee/tea (served in individual pots) and home­made cake. Hot chocolate may also be available.
Depending on the week, we also sell:

7 locally grown produce (as available)
7 home­made crafts (usually the 1st Thursday of the month)
7 2nd hand books (for donations)

Volunteer help is always welcome ­ just come along and offer your services. Do let us know if you have any ideas on how we might broaden the appeal. We aim to create a "community hub" where friendship and community can be deepened.
For people selling their own produce and crafts we would ask for a minimum 10% commission.
Volunteer help always welcome - telephone 230329.


The Events Team
Come and join the Events Team
and help to plan and organize a calendar of social and fundraising events
All Saints' Church Longstanton
All Saints Church
'Events Team'

A 'Pop-up Coffee Shop' once a month on the second Saturday from 10.00am to 12.30.

 16th November - Big Quiz supporting Tear Fund. To be held in the church.

 23rd November- Advent Fayre 2 - 4pm.

13th December - 8pm - Carol Countdown and Mulled Wine.

11th January 2020 - 7.30 a music extravaganza with Classical Reflection- Naomi and Hannah Moxon perform collection of songs - Ticket price £12.50 to include refreshments.

For more information, please contact Sue Gamon on 01954 782371 or email