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St. Mary and All Saints, Kidderminster

St Mary’s Ladies Fellowship meets in St Mary’s Chantry at 7.30 p.m. every second and fourth Wednesday of the month unless notified otherwise and weather permitting!

Our annual programme is a varied one with something for everyone: a series of wide-ranging talks by local speakers or members of the Fellowship themselves, informal themed social evenings, a theatre outing, craft evenings, summer meal and Christmas lunch.

Founded by Pat Griggs on 17th April 1972, the Fellowship originally started as a Young Wives group although it was open to all ladies, married or single.  Today it continues in the spirit in which it was formed, and provides an important opportunity for members to enjoy not only each other’s company and friendship at the fortnightly meetings, but also the on-going active fellowship and support outside of the meetings practised and appreciated by all.

New members are very welcome and we will always try to arrange transport upon request.

What has St Mary’s Ladies Fellowship been up to recently? Well, most recently, we enjoyed our Summer lunch at Bewdley Pines Golf Club. Excellent food, in a relaxed environment with good Fellowship. We began our year with a New Year party, with entertainment, (this year a magician!). The ladies enjoy informal evenings together every so often and the Committee arrange a fun themed meeting, for example, our recent Teddy Bears Picnic! More food and fun! On other evenings we have had speakers, sometimes from outside, sometimes within our Ladies Fellowship. These are times of learning more about our own community within St Mary's Parish and the wider world community. We have considered themes as diverse as St George's Park, and the Horsefair Kidderminster and Saudi Arabia. We have also had speakers talking about health/medical matters and have an evening set aside for craft, this is enjoyed by all and we have created some crafts which have been sold to raise money for St Mary's Roof Appeal. Whilst St Mary's Ladies Fellowship is a church group, not all ladies are members of St Mary's congregation but are very much a part of the fellowship, providing the friendship and support of each other which we have always aimed to achieve. Do come along and experience for yourselves our fellowship - you will be made very welcome.

28th  February In the Service of the King of Hearts - Peter Cooper
14th  March Rose Theatre Trip - Thoroughly Modern Millie
28th  March Holy Week - No Meeting
11th  April Aussie Adventure - Sue Langley
25th  April Exchange to America - Marie Skerratt
9th  May            Faberge and the last of the Romanovs - Alan Bradbury
23rd  May Walking for Health - Flis Parsons
13th June British Cold Pressed Rapeseed Oil - Rupert Bennett
27th  June My German Husband - Ann Witte
11th  July Packing for our Holidays - Gael Stephenson
25th  July Summer Lunch
8th  August An Evening with Lucy and Mary
22nd  August The Tomb of Knowles Jevons Grant - Nicky Griffiths
12th  September A Craft Evening with Kate
26th  September Bring and Buy - plus Surprise!
10th  October Kinship Carers - Enza Smith
24th  October Introduction to Beaded Jewellery - Angela Hayden
14th  November Our Stour - Graham Beckley
28th  November Pantomime Dames - Ann Stephenson and Derek Bradley
12th  December Christmas Party

Ladies Fellowship enjoying Summer Lunch at Bewdley Pines Golf Club.

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