Stone Advent Windows 2021

Advent Windows Map 2021 A warm welcome to all… To this, our 12th year of the Christ Church, Stone, Community Advent Calendar.  We are excited and ready to see all the wonderful Advent Window displays this year and look forward to meeting everyone who is able to join in with this year’s event. This year...

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Carolling at the Royal Stoke University Hospital

On 16th December, 2019, a group of us from Christ Church went to sing carols at two different hospitals: County Hospital Stafford and the Royal Stoke University Hospital. I was amongst the group that visited the Royal Stoke University Hospital (as pictured), and what a joyful experience it was! We had Dave Rowlands leading us...

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Advent Windows – Year 10

It was 7 years ago this month when I moved into Stone. It was a dark, drizzly December day and the forecasters were talking about the possibility of some light snow. As a newish widow, I was still struggling to feel any sense of excitement or Christmas cheer. Then the following day, while walking along...

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Hospital Notes 22

Let me tell you about a great encouragement we received at the Chaplaincy (SPARC) recently. Just after I arrived at Royal Stoke a few weeks ago, while talking with another volunteer, a student nurse from Keele University arrived to ask about the work of the Chaplaincy Department. This student was a Christian and was excited...

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