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Notices for All Saints Church, Caddington

These notices tend to be ordered as the latest notice first.

Points To Note

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Christmas Tree Festival
Friday 15th / Saturday 16th Sunday 17th December
at All Saints Church
Your help is needed!
1. Mince Pies
2. Gifts for our sales table (crafts, seasonal goods, home made cakes etc.)
3. We need at least 3 people in church throughout the festival to welcome people, serve refreshments and to look after the sales table. Please sign the rota when you could be in church.
If you would like to decorate a tree please speak to Jill Bracken (721509)


Post Box
The post box is at the back of church for you to put your local cards in. They will be delivered for 20p a card. Please make sure you address the cards properly then put the cards with your money in the post box in church.





Refreshment Rota
Please is there anyone who could help serve tea and coffee after our 9.30am service on Sundays. Your turn would only come about once every 3 months. Val and Anne, who have helped for many years are retiring and we would like to thank them for all the cups of coffee that they have served. We will miss you both.

All Saints Church is still in urgent need of a new treasurer.
Is this a talent you could offer?
Or do you know someone who may be able to help us in this respect? Help will be available to explain how things work. You do NOT have to be a qualified accountant!
If you think you might be able to help or would like to learn more about it, please speak to Rob or Jenny.

Please continue to donate tins, toiletries etc in the basket at the back of church.Toilet Twinning
Thanks to your generosity to the Toilet Twinning campaign we have been able to twin All Saints toilet with a bog in Burundi, a khazi in Cambodia, and a lav in Liberia. This will help provide improved sanitation, clean water and hygiene education.
If you would still like to donate to this worthy cause please contact Jenny Russell (738401).
Prayer Box
We invite you to place your prayer requests into that box. Prayer requests can be anonymous but please give enough information for us to know how to pray. Your prayers will be offered up via a small group who are currently meeting on a Thursday evening.
Called to Care
The Hospital Chaplaincy Team offers care, comfort and support to patients visitors and staff of all faiths or none whilst they are in hospital. If you are interested in joining the team please get in touch on 01582 497370 or email
chaplaincy@ldh.nhs.ukPlease note that Rob has changed his day off to Friday instead of Tuesday.NOAH Soup Kitchen
Rob would like to hear from anyone who would like to help with the NOAH Soup Kitchen. NOAH would like help to cover the 3rd and 4th Saturday, and the 4th Sunday of every month. Could people who are interested please let Rob know which day they would like to help.

Sick List
The list of names of people we pray for who are sick is being updated. Unless otherwise requested, names will, in future, come off the list after 4 weeks. If you feel someone should be on the new list, please speak to
Rob O’Neill (731692), Jenny Russell (738401) or one of the churchwardens.

It’s EASY !
At the APCM and in the April Villager, Janet Armitage suggested we use easyfundraising to raise funds for the church. I registered this week and it’s EASY.
Go to
Click: “I want to support ….”
Choose a good cause.
Select:”All Saints Church Caddington”
Register your name & email address and start shopping. Choose a company from a very comprehensive list e.g. Amazon and you get taken to their normal website and you purchase as normal.
I got 2% All Saints donation from my recent Lakeland purchase.
Next time it will be even easier. You can if you like select a reminder option for your browser.
Peter Graham

Caddington Beacon: A Prayer Group for Caddington
Praying for our Local Community
Meeting every Friday term-time from 9.30-10.30am at 73 Fairgreen Road
Call Rachel on 07870 803706. Time for a cuppa as we pray for our local community.




Villager and Website: Please remember that these vital areas of communication can only tell others what we tell them.
Steven Standering would welcome articles for The Villager.
Les Thompson would be delighted to have dates, photos, news and suggestions for the All Saints Website.
See the 
Contacts Page for contact details.

English Heritage require that, having received financial assistance for our repair work, we keep the church open for a certain number of hours. Visitors should contact the priest in charge or a churchwarden to arrange a visit.

Regular Giving. There are leaflets at the back of church explaining where our giving goes. Parish Share for Parish Ministry. This explains how the money is allocated. Please take a leaflet. Remember our church building costs £800 per week to run. Please consider giving regularly via envelopes or standing order. Contact Peter Graham(738470) for details.

Regular Giving Envelopes

The Regular Giving Envelopes for 2012 are now available. If you do not yet use this method of giving please consider it as it helps provide the church with a REGULAR income as an envelope is provided for each Sunday of the year. If you don’t yet have a set they are available from Peter Graham (738470) but Ruth or a churchwarden will always pass your name on. There are leaflets at the back of church explaining how the scheme works. Setting up a Standing Order is an even better way of giving regularly – again contact me, Peter Graham, for details.

If you only give occasionally-please use the white envelopes provided in the pews which will enable us to claim back the tax on that individual gift. If you pay tax please Gift Aid your money.

Speak to Peter Graham (738470), or see below.

Tea & Coffee Rota

Is there anyone who would be able to help with serving coffee at the end of the 10.00am service? Please speak to Jenny (738401) if you can help.


Raise Funds for All Saints Church Caddington when you shop online
Easyfundraising is a shopping directory listing some of your favourite online stores. All you need to do is logon to the easyfundraising site ( and use the retailer links provided whenever you shop online, and at no extra cost we’ll receive up to 15% of every purchase you make – it’s that simple!
Further details from Janet Armitage (841515)

Gift Aid

If you pay Income Tax we can claim back the tax you paid on your contributions to All Saints. Please give this some thought and act on it.

You can find a Gift Aid Declaration here.

Gift Aid Notes

  1. You can cancel this declaration at any time by notifying the stewardship secretary.
  2. Remember to notify the stewardship secretary if you no longer pay an amount of income tax, capital gains tax or tax on interest equal to the tax the PCC reclaims on your donations.
  3. If you pay tax at the higher rate you can claim further tax relief in your Self Assessment tax return.
  4. Please notify the stewardship secretary if you change your name or address.

The completed form should be sent to:
Peter Graham,
74 Mancroft Road,
or it may be left in church or with a church warden and marked “For the attention of Peter Graham”.

General Synod

Church House Communications Unit are now able to provide summaries of debates online plus audio coverage. See:

ICE (In Case of Emergency)

To help emergency services it has been suggested that you should enter the acronym ICE (In case of emergency) in your mobile phone address book, with the number and name of a contact. Contrary to some hoaxes, there are no risks involved.

Bell Ringing Practice Night

Bell ringing practice is now at 8pm on Thursday evenings until further notice.
New or experienced ringers always welcome.


If anyone reads this site and wants to offer suggestions or information, please send an email to the All Saints webmaster.