Gallery 2015 (Jul to Dec)

Christmas Day Family Praise
(December 2015)

Families gather together – many bringing their presents with them.

Children’s Nativity Service
(December 2015)

The various families began to assemble well before the service began.

Carol Singing At The Sherwin Arms
(December 2015)

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The ‘choir’ provided three 20 minute slots of uplifting carols for the diners
who had assembled specially.  It was greatly appreciated by everyone.

Pearl encouraged everyone to take a full
part in the seasonal festivities.

Carol Service
(December 2015)

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The choir preparing, and then singing, a Christmas anthem.

The tree of Christmas.

Carol Singing Around The Parish With The Salvation Army
(December 2015)

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The singing started by moving from street to street

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Eventually, we entered the White Lion to warm ourselves and the regulars

We finally enjoyed some hot chocolate
served by our new cook ‘Lisa’.

Silver Surfers Christmas Meal
(December 2015)

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The Silver Surfer Christmas Meal was well attended and much appreciated.

Men’s Fellowship Supper
(December 2015)

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Chef Jonathan had been hard at work in the kitchen all day preparing a
sumptuous 5 course meal.

The meal was greatly enjoyed by everyone present.

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The Diocesan Sports Ambassador regaled us with many amusing stories.

District Bell Tower Event
(December 2015)

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Various teams tried out the bells, and all agreed how good they were.

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Teams came from all over the district, and shared in the two day event.

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Refreshments were served, and greatly enjoyed between ringing sessions.

Cafe Bramcote with the Salvation Army Band
(December 2015)

People arrive in readiness for great refreshments, singing and fellowship.

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The band prepare to lead us in joyful singing and a Christmas message.

The Office Angels Christmas Soiree
(December 2015)

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A collection of angels gathered at Sally’s home for a delicious meal and
home-groan entertainment from angelic strolling minstrel Alan.

Christmas Messy Church
(December 2015)

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Messy Worship and the Christmas meal were very well received by all.

The “Jesus was a refugee too” Tent
(December 2015)

Explaining in what ways Jesus was a refugee and how we should help those
who are today.

The ‘Refugee Tent’ in-situ outside of the main church entrance.

Children’s representation of the baby Jesus and the refugee prayer space at
the back of church where people may stop and pray for refugees.

Diocesan Confirmation Service
(November 2015)

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Bishop Paul II provides a photo opportunity for the 15 candidates

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Bramcote candidates: Lawrence, Philippa, Rio, Lewis, Bronwyn and Murray

Christmas Bazaar
(November 2015)

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Local MP Anna Soubry opens the Christmas Bazaar by cutting the ribbon

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Anna is presented with a bouquet of flowers by Tellulah Belcher-Love

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Terry’s ‘Terrific Tombola’ Table     The cafe area before the thirsty rush

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Rita’s Gems and Jewellery Stall          The Superlative Natural Crafts Stall

The Generous Gifts Stall – The nodding cow and sheep set was quickly sold

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The ‘Crumbalicious’ Cake Stall sold out in minutes, as did the Flowers!!

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Anna was introduced to ‘Marcel the Monkey’ on the Fair Trade Stall

The event was a terrific success thanks to Anna and the Bazaar Team

Choir Awards
(October 2015)

RSCM Choir Awards (2015)
Members of Saint Michael’s choir recently attended the RSCM Diocesan Choir
Festival Evensong at Southwell Minster. As part of this event, three members
of the choir received RSCM ‘Dean’s Awards’, which are the result of many
months of diligent preparation and hard work, culminating in a singing exam
in September.
Hearty congratulations to all concerned!!

Light Party (2015) – The Guardians of Ancora
(October 2015)

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‘Fabula’ the Guardian of Ancora and ‘Keeper’ work hard to bring light to a
darkened kingdom.

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One of the many exciting activities     Lisa and Sarah look rather confused

Lisa Buckley Graduates With First Class Honours Award
(October 2015)

Lisa Buckley Graduation Photograph

Marcel the Monkey in Fairtrade Award
(October 2015)

Fairtrade Award (October 2015) - Nottingham Post Article (Web Varient)
Marcel the Monkey recently attended the Faitrade Awards in London, and
was pleased to share his love of Fairtrade bananas with everyone.
(Article taken from the October 19th edition of Nottingham Post)

Prayer Labyrinth
(October 2015)

A family engaging together with one section of the labyrinth


Harvest Messy Church
(September 2015)

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Wendy briefs the team prior to the guests arriving.

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Lisa leads the worship, and the guests are very keen to participate.

Lisa asked us where our food comes

Autumn Bereavement Tea
(September 2015)

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The cakes are laid out in readiness as the guests begin to arrive.

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Gill cuts the cakes as Pat starts to serve the guests.

Bramcote CofE (Aided) Primary School – End of Year Service
(July 2015)

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The end of year service was based around songs, readings and various
presentations – all organised by Year 6 leavers.

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The service was extremely uplifting, if not a little sad and emotional.