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Groups and Activities information.

for Autumn 2023 onwards check newsletters for updates

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Many volunteers freely giving of their time are indispensable to the life of any parish community. Here are just a few of our groups and ministries, there is something for everyone from the very young to the more mature. Please speak to group members. If you have a particular interest, there can be an opportunity to start something new yourself.

Welcomers; Altar servers; Choir & Music; Children's Liturgy and Catechists; Ministers of the Word (readers); Ministers of the Eucharist; Counters; Safeguarding; Prayer and Rosary groups; Friendship Club, Busy Fingers; Fundraising; Cleaners; Website; etc ...

Choir - For singers in Soprano, Alto, Tenor & Bass voices, if you would like to sing with our choir, please speak to David after the 11am Mass, or e-mail him via parish office. All that is required is that you have an openness to learning, basic sight-reading skills and commitment – the rest is provided! Without parishioners & friends committing to this valuable tradition it will disappear. Your choir needs YOU!

'Gaudete' - The Choir Association - welcomes new members to support the choir and music in the parish.

Monthly Choral Evening Prayer - Usually 3rd Sunday, see newsletter for dates.

Music in the parish: The Organ and Choral tradition

Other groups (older information to be updated for groups not currently meeting):-

  • Walking Together: a Synodal Journey for 2021-23 information + updates in newsletters.

  • The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (The Continuing Journey in Faith) - updates in newsletters, click RCIA link for information.

  • Prayer / Journey in faith / Growth group: (is not currently meeting)

  • Evangelisation / 'Intentional Discipleship' Study Group:

  • "Watch and Pray - Eucharistic Adoration  - Exposition of The Blessed Sacrament".
    New names for rota always needed. Lists are in church. - click here for Adoration page

  • Wednesday Friendship Club: See newsletter for programme and dates

  • Book Club - new for autumn 2023

  • Busy Fingers: See newsletters or contact parish office for information.

  • West Cornwall Catenian Group 930 - dates in newsletter or contact parish office for information.

  • Churches Together: Our Penzance church is affiliated with 'Churches Together in Penzance Area' (CTIPA) which together with other non affiliated local Christian faith communities, is involved in mission projects that support many members of our various local communities, including the most vulnerable. (Financial support also welcome.) The mission projects include:-

    CTIPA The Food Bank - helps families and others through hard times.
    CTIPA Street Pastors - provides care for those on the streets late at night (our webpage has information)
    CTIPA Primary School Assemblies - with "Open the Book" and School Chaplaincy work in secondary schools

New helpers are always most welcome. Further information on these joint Christian mission projects, also other ecumenical activities and services can be found at:- or Facebook or contact parish office.

Our Hayle church is affiliated with 'Churches Together in Hayle'. (Hayle Foodbank link)

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page update September 2023 v2.18

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