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Connections for Seniors

Connections is our group for Seniors.  We meet every Tuesday morning alternating between Connections and Connections Coffee Stop.  Please come along and enjoy fresh coffee, homemade cakes, friendship and support.

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Fresh coffee and homemade cakes

Connections is a safe and welcoming place for Seniors to gather.  We meet Tuesday mornings in church. It provides a great opportunity to meet over coffee and cakes in a welcoming and friendly environment. There is a constantly changing range of activities with everything from mini hand massages to craft activities and games as well as special interest tables put together by local guests. All are welcome!  If you would like to run a special interest table please let us know.

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Welcome, friendship and support

The church is transformed with small tables and chairs to host the activities and to provide a place to sit and chat. It is a welcoming and friendly place to connect with other people and share stories, joys and challenges. As part of the morning there is a  short Thought for the Day as well as the opportunity for you to talk and pray with someone or visit our prayer corner if you would like.

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Note to Carers

If you are looking for opportunities to get out of the house with the person that you care for, Connections and Connections Coffee Stop may be a great place for you.  We offer a wide range of activities in a welcoming and friendly environment.



 

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Connections Coffee Stop

Connections Coffee Stop meets on the alternate Tuesday mornings to Connections. It provides a relaxed and informal environment to meet for fresh coffee and chocolate biscuits in the weeks between Connections.




 

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Special Events

In addition to our weekly Tueday sessions we run occasional special events for our Seniors.  Recent events have been Connections Film Nights, a Connections Tea Dance, and a Connections Seaside Special.  Please keep an eye out for upcoming special events.

 

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Upcoming Special Events

Connections Film Night

Please join us for a Connections Film Night on Thursday 9 November at 6pm. Enjoy drinks and nibbles as you arrive and ice creams during the interval - just like the old days! We will be showing 'Singing in the Rain'. The songs will be subtitled so you can feel free to join in and sing along!
 

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Connections Conference and Resources

On  Thursday 1 June 2017, we welcomed over 225 delegates to our first Connections Conference to experience a Connections session and learn how to implement it in their own churches. Click here to find out about all that was covered and to help you in resourcing Seniors Ministry in your own church.

When and Where

When: Tuesday mornings

Time: 10am - 11:30am

Location: Holy Trinity Church

Cost: FREE of charge

Contact:
Pippa Cramer
pippacramer@holytrinityclaygate.org.uk

If you need assistance to get to Connections please contact Pippa Cramer.

Dates for Connections

24 January 2017
7 February
28 February
14 March
28 March
25 April
9 May
23 May
13 June
27 June
11 July
15 August: Seaside Special
26 September
10 October
31 October
14 November
28 November
12 December
 

Dates for
Coffee Stop

31 January 2017
21 February
7 March
21 March
18 April
2 May
16 May
6 June
20 June
4 July
18 July
25 July
8 August
29 August
5 September
19 September
3 October
17 October
7 November
21 November
5 December