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 parish 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 every 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

2018 PROGRAMME

Date

Event/Subject/Speaker

Venue

Thursday 25th January

7.30pm

Sexuality - and Justice and Peace?

Phil Hoar

Stourport Methodist

Church

Monday 26th February - Sunday 11th March

  Fairtrade Fortnight

 

Wednesday 14th March

7.30pm

An Inconvenient Sequel:
Truth to Power

This is the sequel to An inconvenient Truth – Al Gore’s film about climate change -
introduced by Derek Smith 
 

St Wulstan’s Church

Conference Room

May 13th -19th

Christian Aid Week

Big Brekkie at St Wulstan's
Afternoon Tea at Wilden Village Cricket Club

 

Wednesday 6th June

7.30pm

POSTPONED

Toilet Twinning

Mary and Derek Wood

POSTPONED

St Michael’s Church

Parish Room 

POSTPONED

Wednesday 4th July

6 for 6.30pm

Shared meal followed by

Local Government:
Justice or Peace?

Vi Higgs 
 

St Michael’s Church

Parish Room 

Thursday 4th October

7.45pm

St Pauls Hostel, Worcester 
An Update

Jonathan Sutton, Director

Areley Kings

Methodist Church

Thursday 15th November

7.30pm

Review of the 2018 programme
and planning for 2019

St Wulstan’s Church

Conference Room

 

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