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Stanwick Group of Churches



Q )A question goes here
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Answer 1Answer 2 Answer 3
Total Votes : 0



Q )What type of charities should the SGCCF principally support?
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Evangelical charities e.g.the Bible SocietyMedical charities e.g. Medecin sans Frontieres Educational charities e.g. St James Mission School A mix of charities
Total Votes : 2



Q )What's your favourite cake for Thursday village hall teas at Aldbrough
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Victoria spongeLemon drizzle Gingerbread Chocolate sponge
Total Votes : 4



Q )What do you give up for Lent?
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ChocolateAlcohol Biscuits Expensive food
Total Votes : 4



Q )How should church buildings be used?
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Just for church servicesSome space should be available for mingling, chatting etc. The nave area should be a flexible open space
Total Votes : 2



Q )Should we start using social media, and which?
1 (33.33%)1 (33.33%) 0 (0.00%) 1 (33.33%)
None at allJust Twitter and/or Facebook Others -please contact us to say which Make more use of group emails instead
Total Votes : 3



Q )What is the best option for Harvest Festival offerings?
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Fresh produce to give to the needy in the beneficeTinned and packet groceries to go to a food bank Money donations to go to a charity such as Christian Aid Purely decorative fruit etc for the church for HF services
Total Votes : 3



Q )How should churches fund improvements such as loos?
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By involving the whole local community in fund-raisingBy careful management of church funds so only the PCC pays. By looking for organisations who will give grants By trying to persuade a rich parishioner to leave an enormou
Total Votes : 0



Q )How should churches fund improvements such as loos?
2 (50.00%)0 (0.00%) 1 (25.00%) 1 (25.00%)
By involving the whole local community in fund-raisingBy careful management of church funds so only the PCC pays. By looking for organisations who will give grants By persuading a rich parishioner to leave an enormous legacy
Total Votes : 4



Q )Do you take down your Christmas decorations..
0 (0.00%)2 (33.33%) 3 (50.00%) 1 (16.67%)
as soon as possible after 25 Decemberonce into the New Year 6 January (Twelfth Night, Epiphany) 2 February (Candlemas)
Total Votes : 6



Q )6 March - Mother's Day or Mothering Sunday
0 (0.00%)1 (50.00%) 1 (50.00%) 0 (0.00%)
Mother's DayMothering Sunday Neither - it's Refreshment Sunday Mother's Day is 8 May
Total Votes : 2



Q )Should the date of Easter be fixed?
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Yes - to give a fixed school term lengthYes - 1st Sunday in April Yes - 2nd Sunday in April so Spring BH is also Whit No - keep it as it is
Total Votes : 4



Q )We've been discussing how to offer the Peace in our services, What do you prefer?
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The Priest to offer the Peace and the congregation to reply.To shake hands with those around you To walk around the church offering the Peace to all To offer the Peace as a hug rather than a handshake
Total Votes : 8



Q )Harvest Festival - should we ask for
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home grown/made produce to distribute in our villagestins, packets etc to take to the food bank donations for a development charity eg Christian Aid nothing. Just decorate the church & give thanks.
Total Votes : 4



Q )20 November is Stir Up Sunday Do you
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Always make my Christmas puddings thenMake my own Christmas puddings earlier than that Buy my Christmas puddings Never eat Christmas pudding
Total Votes : 1



Q )Social media - should we have a benefice
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Twitter feedFacebook page Both Neither
Total Votes : 4



Q )What is your Christmas greeting
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Merry Christmas and a happy New yearHappy Christmas Season's greetings Bah! Humbug!
Total Votes : 1



Q )When do Christmas decorations come down?
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26 December - sooner the betterOnce we're into New Year 12th Night or 6 Jan 2 Feb - keep hem til Candlemas
Total Votes : 2



Q )It's nearly Shrove Tuesday (28 Feb) Do you..
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make pancakes in advance ready for Pancake Day?make them as required at mealtime but at least 6 each? make one token pancake each? what's all this about pancakes?
Total Votes : 1



Q )What do you serve with your pancakes?
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Lemon and sugarGolden syrup Fruit compote Savoury fillings
Total Votes : 6



Q )On 26 March is it
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Mothering SundayMother's Day Refreshment Sunday it's just Sunday innit?
Total Votes : 3



Q )The Great Chocolate Egg debate - how do you feel
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Very annoyed that NT didn't call it an Easter Egg huntMore cross that 'Easter' is not now on most chocolate eggs Just good publicity for all parties involved A storm in an egg-cup. Get a life.
Total Votes : 1



Q )Which festival should be public a holiday?
2 (40.00%)3 (60.00%) 0 (0.00%) 0 (0.00%)
St George's Day (23 April)All Saints Day (1 November) St David's Day (1 March) None of these
Total Votes : 5



Q )Where should we hold the licensing service? NB. this is NOT a referendum
0 (0.00%)2 (40.00%) 2 (40.00%) 1 (20.00%)
Aldbrough, St Paul'sForcett, St Cuthbert's Melsonby, St James the Great Stanwick St John
Total Votes : 5