Community news - Outwood

DEADLINE: Please email or phone me by Sunday 6pm this week, for next week’s submission.

PENSIONERS’ LUNCH CLUB: There is now a waiting list for joining, but volunteers are still needed to help with the lunch club. This is one way the pensioners’ can meet and chat with friends as well as have a cooked meal. If you can help for a few hours every other week, or every month, it will be very much appreciated, phone 01924 825524.

CHRISTMAS TREE FESTIVAL: The Christmas tree festival, with 31 displays, will be open in Outwood Church tomorrow 10.30am-4pm and Sunday 11.30am-3pm. Refreshments will be available. Christmas tree festival and Christingle service will be at 4pm on Sunday.

OUTWOOD PARISH CHURCH SERVICE DAYS AND TIMES: Today eucharist noon. Tomorrow eucharist 8am. Fourth Sunday of Advent, morning prayer and eucharist 8am, parish mass 10am – all  family welcome, children’s group in the vestry, tea and coffee afterwards, baptisms 3pm, Christmas tree and Christingle service 4pm. Tuesday eucharist noon, Wednesday eucharist 9.30am, Thursday eucharist 9.30am, Carols at Belvedere Residential Care Home 7pm.

PARKSIDE METHODIST CHURCH SERVICES: Services on Sunday will be led by Rev Naomi Kaiga at 10.30am. The annual candlelight carol service is at 4pm and will be led by Irene Hayes, with coffee and mince pies following the service. On Christmas Eve Rev Kaiga will lead a communion service at 6pm.

OUTWOOD PRESCHOOL: Outwood Preschool breaks up for Christmas today and would like to say goodbye and good luck to all its leavers and welcome the new starters in January and merry Christmas and best wishes for 2012 to one and all. Contact it on 01924 825688.