Christ Church Magazine, February 2012

The highest job and the lowest role Who wants to be the leader? Just think of the pressures: political jostling with colleagues; media sound bites to reinforce or counter-attack; trying to align one’s image and the message to convey; the blurring of private and public life so that personal life takes on global interest. Politicians...

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Christ Church celebrates Irene’s 80th

Friend of Irene Gassor were amazed to find out she has turned 80! [caption id="attachment_890" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Irene at 80 - Many Happy Returns"][/caption]   [caption id="attachment_892" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Irene Gassor, This is your Life!"][/caption] The gathering of 80+ folk were treated to 'This is Your Life' with friend, colleagues, and many former Brownies (she was...

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Advent Window Timetable 2011

  Date Story Country Shop Tellers Openers 1 Thu Annunciation (Luke 1:26-38) Israel/Palestine Dunoon Pam Pott Mayor of Stone 2 Fri Good King Wenceslas Czech Republic Shear Genius Ivan Forster Hana Plant 3 Sat Silent Night Austria Blue Room Monica Darlington Terry Darlington 4 Sun The Candle Holland Titanic David Pott Ben Hagemeijer 5 Mon...

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Stone Advent Windows 2011

  A giant community Advent calendar will be revealed day by day in Stone shop windows during December in the lead up to Christmas. The Staffordshire town is the first in the Midlands to adopt the Advent Windows idea. 2011 Advent Windows - Click for Full Size Map The chosen theme is Christmas Stories from...

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Stone Advent Windows – 2011

After the success of Last year's Advent Windows, where shops, pubs and restaurants in Stone unveiled a Christmas Song related window each day - a town-sized Advent Calendar - the enthusiasm for a return of this great community event was massive, with traders queuing up to be included in the 2011 Advent Windows. This year,...

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