“St George’s Church is right at the centre of our community – and that’s where it belongs” said one of the guests at the Queen’s birthday party at St George’s Church last Sunday.
Well over 200 people enjoyed the successful event which was the Church’s gift to a community so badly affected by the floods. Entertainment was provided by the Dance Atikk, The 7th Kendal Brownie Pack, and musicians Duggie and Bella Reid. A variety of games kept the action going – splat the rat, hoop la, garden size draughts and Jenga, guess the number of sweets in the jar – and much, much more. A mountain of delicious food disappeared over the afternoon. Everything was free – including a raffle and face painting. Guests were presented with a commemorative book, “The Servant Queen and the King she serves”. It was good to hear so much laughter in a place where there has been tears.
St George’s has been providing free meals and a listening ear to flood victims since December 7th, and now continues with this service from 11.30am to 1.30pm every Monday, Wednesday and Friday.