Curry Night a Great Success

Our church hall was packed full on Friday night when over 80 people gathered to enjoy yet another great Curry Evening, courtesy of chef Saju Mathew and his family.  These evenings, held to raise funds for Palani Mission, have become very popular in recent years, and always promise a plentiful variety of delicious, freshly cooked […]

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Palani Photos and Videos now on-line

In October this year our Minister, Revd Ruth Dillon, together with Bee Griffiths, made their second trip to Palani Mission in Tamil Nadu, this time accompanied by Val Cox.  A report on their visit is now available by clicking on the button below: You can also read more about their life-changing experiences and see their […]

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Palani Mission Success Story!

We are excited to share these photos from the first meeting of the new medical clinic held in Puliampatty yesterday. This free clinic has been funded for one year by the Friends of Palani Mission following Ruth, Bee and Val’s recent trip, and will give out eye drops, vitamins, dressings, pain killers, creams and injections.  […]

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Church Fun Day for Palani Mission – Photos

Saturday 21st September was a beautifully sunny day, and just right for our Fun Day.  We had hoopla, throw the bean bag, jenga, butterfly painting, treasure hunts, and lots of fun activities.  There was also tea, cake, biscuits, and Saju’s wonderful onion bhajees. This was all followed by nearly an hour of entertainment, with piano […]

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Our Logo Competition Winner

The Friends of Palani Mission decided that they needed a logo to represent them – one that was simple and colourful, yet reflected the aims of the group and could be easily reproduced on fundraising materials. They ran a competition to design the log, and this was open to all young people affiliated to our […]

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A Garden of Surprises

What a wonderful afternoon we enjoyed last Sunday when Jenny Butterworth invited us to share the beauty of her garden.  Despite heavy rain in the morning the afternoon was sunny and warm, and many of us gathered to enjoy this ‘garden of surprises’, with its winding paths and hidden corners. Refreshments were available, and it […]

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Another Curry Night Success

Saju and Mary, together with their family and friends, worked very hard to produce another wonderful meal on Saturday night.  Everyone agreed it was a great evening of fellowship and delicious, plentiful food. All profits from the evening will be sent to Palani Mission to fund the training of the two community nurses we are […]

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Curry Night Menu

Here is the Menu for Saju’s Curry Night in aid of Palani Mission on 14th June.  The evening is always popular and there are only a few places left, so avoid disappointment and phone 07900 908990 to book your tickets now!  (A vegetarian option is available by prior request.)  

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Dance Show Photos

Thank you to everyone who supported our fund-raising ‘Indian Dancing’ event on Saturday, organised by Friends of Palani Mission.  The money raised will be sent to Palani to enable the tailoring project to start producing goods that they can sell.

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From Fleet to Palani… and Back Again

Our morning worship on 2nd September was led by our Minister, Revd Ruth Dillon, and Bee Griffiths, who focussed on their recent trip to Palani Mission, Tamil Nadu.  This moving service featured devotional worship and music from Kerala and Tamil Nadu, as well as photos and videos taken on their trip. Mary, Melvin and Mahima […]

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