Sunday, 23 July 2017

Vintage Afternoon Tea & Garden Party



The Vintage afternoon tea and garden party in Straffan Steam Museum and gardens today was a great success - Thanks to Dee Huddleston, Shirley Dunlop  and Matt Black  especially who worked so hard to produce a really enjoyable afternoon for an attendance of well over 150 people - We are indebted to the Guinness family for allowing us the use of their facilities. Thanks also to all the helpers and bakers who contributed to the day and to those who donated raffle prizes. Thanks too to Fiona from Bella Mia Boutique in Celbridge who judged the Best dressed lady and gent and the best hat. Winners were Jackie Taylor for best dressed lady and Lucy Jones for best hat - - Pics Lilian Webb & Rev Stephen

See link below for photos of the event

Friday, 14 July 2017

Straffan Roof Table Quiz

Quiz in aid of Straffan Church roof fund - open to all - you can print off this image or if want one emailed to you leave a request in the comments with your email address or email stephen.neill@gmail.com - Thanks to Quiz author Lilian Webb


Thursday, 6 July 2017

Parish Outing to Powerscourt - July 2017

A great day was enjoyed by parishioners and friends in the beautiful grounds and gardens of the Powerscourt Estate in Wicklow on Thursday 6th July - Many thanks to Esther Lougheed and Rebecca Taylor who organised a very enjoyable outing.

Thursday, 1 June 2017

Straffan Church - Closed until Sunday 11th June

Note: Straffan Church will remain closed this Sunday (4th June) but will reopen for worship on Sunday 11th June. Thank you to everyone for your patience during the works on the church roof


Sunday, 28 May 2017

Parish Sponsored walk in Glendalough - in aid of Roof Repair Fund

 
A great day in Glendalough today - All walkers completed the 9k walk and enjoyed lovely weather and good company. See more pics here: https://goo.gl/photos/2GxCzwwGfEevKFpy7

Wednesday, 17 May 2017

Sunday School Coffee Morning in aid of Straffan Church Roof Repair Fund

Next Sunday 21st May - Sunday School Coffee Morning after 11.30 service in Christ Church Celbridge - In aid of Straffan Church Roof Repair Fund

Sunday, 7 May 2017

Presentation by Dee Huddleston on Christian Aid visit to India

Leading into Christian Aid Week (14th 20th May) Dee Huddleston of Straffan parish gave a very interesting and moving presentation following her recent visit to India with Christian Aid. She will be giving the presentation again next Sunday in St Finian's Church Newcastle-Lyons at 9am and Christ Church Celbridge at 11.30am. There will be coffee after the service in Celbridge - All welcome at either service 

Straffan Church closed for roof repairs

Straffan Church will be closed for at least two Sundays (14th and 21st) due to essential roof repairs - Watch this space for updates - Alternative services in Newcastle Lyons at 9am or Celbridge at 11.30