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Thornton Harvest Festival Celebrations

On Saturday 16th September, we began the weekend with a coffee morning but one with a difference. We had a display of harvest gifts and also a display of talents. People were asked to bring something they had made: this could be a painting, sewing/knitting, card making, jams/preserves or poems /stories. It could be something they had made years ago or something they have just finished making.

It was amazing!!! The talents of people were marvellous and we had a variety of items on display for everyone to admire. It was a great success and the display celebrated the talents of our congregation. The café was in full swing as Sharon & Carol were kept busy offering a selection of snacks, endless cups of tea and delicious bacon sandwiches.

On the Sunday, Geoff B led us in worship and traditional harvest hymns were sung. He talked about the talents of people and this showed in our display and also about using our gifts for God’s purpose. The congregation joined in by writing prayers of thanks for the things we have.

This was followed by a scrumptious lunch of soup and home-made crumble which was provided by Patricia & Sharon and we would like to say a big thank you for all their hard work.

Our harvest gifts were sent to Bradford Metropolitan Foodbank and monies received from the coffee morning and donations for the lunch were also given to the Foodbank.

We all enjoyed a wonderful weekend together as a Church Family and sharing the company and love with each other. Many thanks to everyone who helped in any way for such a great weekend.

Elaine B, Thornton

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