The Adult Experience of Divorce. The evening covers some of the feelings experienced by people – anger, sorrow, low esteem and helplessness. Some ways of dealing with these feelings are also explored. The Effect of Divorce on the Children. This session looks at how children react to separation and divorce, with suggestions for making this period as easy as possible for them. Legal Aspects of Divorce. A local solicitor gives advice and information on the financial and legal aspects of divorce. Happiness, Confidence & Independence. An opportunity to explore who we are, who we can be and how to move forward towards our own happiness. Quotes From Former Participants. ‘… it was good to be with other people who knew how I was feeling, because they were feeling it too.’ ‘… the solicitor helped us to see what questions we needed to ask and which practical issues needed to be faced.’ ‘… the specialists helped us to understand what was happening and were a springboard for the discussions that followed.’ ‘… the course took me forward.’
This is a 4-session course designed for anyone who is at any stage of separation, break up or divorce. It has been created to help people understand the process involved in splitting up. There is an opportunity to meet and gain support from other people in a similar situation. Each evening consists of a short talk, followed by the chance to discuss experiences in small groups. Dates: Wednesday evenings at 8:00pm 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th November 2019 Venue: St Sebastian’s Parish Centre, Nine Mile Ride, Wokingham. Cost: There is a small fee of £10.00 to cover refreshments, administration costs, etc. However, please do ask if this proves difficult as fees can be reduced or waived. Please Contact: St Sebastian’s Parish Centre, Nine Mile Ride, Wokingham, RG40 3AT Telephone: 01344 761050 (9:00am – 3:00pm Monday-Friday)
month our special focus is on St John the Baptist Church Crowthorne
Vicar: Rev’d Dr. Lisa Cornwell
Associate Priest: Rev’d David Ramsbottom
LLMs: Gillian Gyenes, Hazel Berry, Julia Norton, Dr Lewis Simmons
Church Wardens: Leslie Richardson, Leigh Welham
PCC Secretary: Mary Harwood
Treasurer: Rebecca Al-Jadir
Assistant Treasurer: Julie Sharpe
Choir Director: Katherine Bond Smith
In the Parish please
Our clergy and all those who lead services and
and those who read the lessons
Frost in her training as an LLM.
Choir and the visiting organists who play for our services
Net (our Sunday School): for the teachers, children and parent helpers.
the leaders and the young people attending
5s, those who lead, singing, pray and tell stories to the children and their
leaders for all the children and young people’s work
Church yard team and those who will cut and strim the hedges ready for winter.
continuing Christian Spirituality Course, October 7the Formed Spirituality/
John Calvin, October 14 The Spirituality of Compassion/ Jean Vanier, Oct 21
Spirituality of Cynthia Bourgeault/ Centering Prayer
annual ‘Tea and Favourite Hymns’ on 20 October
All Souls and All Saints services
Mindfulness Quiet Day in November lead by Tim Stead.
the groups who use our hall during the week
Deanery please pray for:
George’s Church in Owlsmoor, someone to please come forward to become Treasurer
The Church Urban Fund event at the
Exeter Hall in Kidlington, on October
7th when there will be an afternoon of
discussion around church growth, discipleship and social action, to which all
will be welcome.
All the many new communities in our Deanery
All young people going away to University and
All the work done by C.R.O.W. – ‘Crowthorne
reduce our waste’