Groups, Clubs and Societies

 

Catholic Men's Society

Stourport Justice and Peace Group

St. Vincent de Paul Society

The Sunny Trust

The Monday Club

Knit & Natter, Craft & Chatter

Roman Ramblers

Catholic Men's Society (CMS):

Meets monthly, every 2nd Thursday, usually at 7.30 pm but often beginning with Mass at either 6.30 pm or 7.00 pm.  Venue alternates between St Wulstan's conference room (even months) and Holy Family meeting room (odd months).  Check newsletter for confirmation of venue and start times.  Meetings are for prayer and discussion. The group also offers help to perform simple tasks around the parish when required, e.g. maintenance, stewarding.

For more information contact Paul Walton 01562 751439

Stourport Justice and Peace Group

An interdenominational group that meets at different churches around Stourport; see below for this year's programme.   Most meetings have an invited speaker on topical issues of concern. Occasionally trips are organised and there is usually a social event every year. After many years of monthly meetings the programme is now reduced to meeting approximately once every two months.

For more information contact Virginia Wagstaff 01299 850883 or Derek Smith 01299 403969.

The Birmingham Justice and Peace group can be found here: http://www.birminghamjandp.org.uk/ where you can find their newsletters with news of events throughout the archdiocese of Birmingham.

St. Vincent de Paul Society (SVP):

The local branches of this national organisation meet weekly for prayer on Mondays. The Stourport conference meet for Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament at St. Wulstan's at 7.00 pm while the Bewdley conference meet at 7.30 pm at Holy Family for Vespers. Members make visits to to sick and housebound on a regular basis, also taking communion to them on occasions as Special Ministers of the Eucharist. They put in many voluntary hours per year. They are always looking for more help. If you wish to be part of a group that really makes a difference to people's lives then please join one of our SVP conferences.  You can contact the group by going along to a meeting on Monday or telephone the Prestbytery.

The Sunny Trust:

A fundraising and support organisation for Fr Sunny Mavelil, a priest from the Diocese of Tura, Garo Hills, Meghalaya, North East India. The Trust organises social and other fundraising events and there are occasional collections. Since being established in 2006 the parish has provided over £50,000 of aid, buying transportation vehicles and building training and administration facilities. Close contact is maintained by regular visits in both directions. There is a page on this website dedicated to The Sunny Trust.  For more information about the Trust you can visit their own web site www.thesunnytrust.org.uk.

The Monday Club:

An ad hoc group who usually meet for coffee, tea, biscuits and chat after Mass/Eucharistic Service at St. Wulstan's on a Monday morning. Everyone is welcome to come along, catch up with friends and make some new ones.  Occasional outings to local places of interest (National Trust properties etc) are organised.

Knit & Natter, Craft and Chatter:

Meets on the first Wednesday of every month from 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm in the St Wulstan's Conference room. Bring your own craft projects along or have a go at knitting for charity (hand puppets, blankets for babies in incubators, etc). Patterns provided.  Also, small sewing/darning repairs undertaken for those who can't do it themselves.  Everyone is welcome to this group. Tea/coffee and buscuits are provided.  
For more information contact Niki 07909 564323

Roman Ramblers:

An occasional and (mostly) fair weather group of walkers who enjoy days out in the countryside and the odd visit to local hostelries for refreshment. The group have discovered many a local beauty spot in recent years and enjoyed being out in the company of friends. Walks are organised (often on Bank Holidays) by Deacon John O'Brien and announced in the newsletter.

STOURPORT JUSTICE AND PEACE

2017 PROGRAMME

Date

Event/Subject/Speaker

Venue

Thursday

January 26th

 

7.30 pm

10 Years in India

Niki Davies

The Sunny Trust

 

 

Areley Kings

Methodist Church    

Monday February 27th -

Sunday March 12th

Fairtrade fortnight

 

Wednesday

March 15th

 

7.30 pm.

Leprosy

A “Forgotten” Disease

Julie Gumbrey

The Lepra Community

 

Stourport

Methodist Church

 

May 14th - 20th

Christian Aid Week

 

 

 

Wednesday

June 7th

 

7.30 pm.

Our Syrian Friends

Wyre Forest Refugee Support Group

Poster

 

St Wulstan’s Church,      Conference  Room

 

Wednesday

July 5th

 

6 for 6.30 pm

 

Shared Meal

plus talk on

Understanding Dementia

Charlotte Beresford of Dementia Friends 

Poster

 

St Michael’s Church

Parish Room

 

Wednesday

October 4th

 

7.30 pm

 

A talk from Karma Nirvana,
an organisation working against forced marriage
and honour based abuse

St Wulstan’s Church,      Conference  Room

 

Wednesday

November 15th

 

7.30 pm

25 Years

Stourport Justice & Peace

Archdeacon Robert Jones

Diocese of Worcester  

 

St Michael’s Church

Parish Room

 

Further information from Ginny Wagstaff (01299 250883) or Derek Smith (01299 403969).