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Cherry Church

Ralph Stephens is a member of our congregation.  He was asked by his granddaughter to walk her down the aisle at her wedding. Ralph accepted the task happily and confidently knowing his constant companion, Tori the seeing - eye dog, would give him the confidence for this important event.

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As mentioned in last month, a Ladies Guild was formed at Cherry Church in 1936, supporting the church both spiritually and financially until recent times. These two photos dated 1948 were taken on the Strange property in Star and Arrow Road. Those in the list with an * are those who we know were foundation members.

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Cherry Church

Our 170th anniversary service will be held on Sunday 17th March 2019 at 9.30 am.  Reverend David Houston will preach at the service, which will be followed by a shared morning tea. We are asking all who attend and can, to provide a small plate of morning tea please.

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Cherry Church

On Tuesday 18 December 2018, The Cherry Gardens Uniting Church provided the annual Carols evening at the Memorial Hall. Cherry Church is grateful for the generous support provided by the community. The following is a bit more of our history leading up to our 170th Anniversary in March 2019.

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The Pastor of the Cherry Gardens Uniting Church, Margaret Seyfang, has advised the congregation of her intention to resign from the position from 30 September. Margaret and husband Lyle have been loyal supporters of Cherry Church and the community, attending and helping at a number of community events.

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Over the last few months stone mason, David Harbel, has been replacing decayed and rising damp damaged mortar on the Southern and Western walls of the chapel. We have been awarded a Heritage Grant from the City of Onkaparinga which will help us considerably, to repair the Northern wall, and repair and re-erect the bell tower and bell.

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The Cherry Gardens Uniting Church was officially opened in March 1849, after its members had met for some time in each other’s homes. In March 2019, there will be a special service to celebrate 170 years of continuous worship in the church building.

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John McCrae was a Canadian doctor and teacher who started writing poetry at an early age. “In Flanders Fields”, his second last poem, was composed at the battlefront on May 3rd, 1915, during the second battle of Ypres, in a region called Flanders.

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