All Saints Church news
All Saints Church is situated in Parque Taoro, Puerto de la Cruz. Our weekly Services are held as follows: Sunday Holy Communion at 9.30am and a Sung Eucharist at 11am after which is a time to join together for a coffee or drink. If you are visiting us please make yourselves known it’s always good to meet new faces. Our Church Stall and Boutique is also open on a Sunday Morning.
We also have a Holy Communion Service on a Wednesday at 10am, followed by coffee and then on alternate Wednesdays either a Bible Study or a Prayer Meeting under the guidance of our locum Priest. A Taize Service is held on alternate Thursdays with our Lutheran Brothers and Sisters. The next one will be 12th December at 5.30pm in the church. On Christmas Eve there will be a Midnight Mass and on Christmas Day a ChrIstmas Service. Times will be advised in the next issue of Tenerife News.
We begin our Christmas Festivities with the ever popular Christmas Car Boot on Saturday December 7th an event not to be missed, gates open at 11am and the church grounds will be packed to capacity with stalls . Visit our Church Craft Stall, you will not be disappointed, lots of hand made ítems ideal for Christmas gifts which our Sewing ladies have been making. If you have nimble fingers and can sew or knit, Carole and the ladies would be very pleased to see you on a Thursday morning at 10am in the parsonage. Re-freshments are available throughout the day and our Bistro will be open selling burgers, hot dogs, quiches and sándwiches . I am told the burgers are a must try .Father Christmas will be there to greet the children and hear their Christmas wishes and the day concludes with our Grand Christmas Raffle with lots of wonderful prizes to be won . Tickets are on sale now at the church after the Services or of course on the day it-self.Jumping ahead slightly into 2020 our January Car Boot will be on Saturday January 11th a week later than normal, after which the Car Boots will follow the usual pattern of the first Saturday in the month.
Our Carol Concert will be held in the church on Friday December 20th at 6pm, an occasion for all the family to join with us as we sing some of the best loved carols . Hot mince pies and refresments will be served after the Service.
We celebrate Epiphany with a lunch at the Masaru on Tuesday January 7th at 1pm , tickets will be 17 euros, and to book your seat please speak to Wendy on 922320978/605486792.
As always we would appreciate volunteers to help us with the upkeep of the church and its beautiful gardens. If you have a couple of hours free on a Tuesday morning at 10am for the Gardening Group or Thursday morning at 10am when our Maintenance and Sewing Group meets, you would be most welcome, a chance to do something you love in the company of fellow enthu-siasts.
For more information please phone Wendy on the numbers above .
A vacancy has arisen for a new Church Treasurer from January 2020, If you enjoy accounting and are computer literate we would be very pleased to hear from you.Please phone Cheryl on 635666343 for further details. We are also looking for a Safeguarding Officier, training will be given although experience would be preferred. Please phone Wendy if you would be interested in this.
As All Saints Church is currently in an interregnum our locum Reverend Jeff Green . If you wish to speak to him, please phone the parsonage on 922384038 or Wendy, our Churchwarden on 922320978/605486793