Food, Friendship and Inspiration
We meet on the third Saturday of each month (except for March, August and December) at The Railway Inn, Sandford.
Unfortunately we cannot meet at the moment due to Covid-19 restrictions. As soon as we are up and running again we will let you know.
ALL ARE WELCOME!
To join us contact Richard Noy (Tel. 843529) – or through the Church Office (Tel. 844650).
There’s plenty of space – so please come on in for Refresh-men-Ϯ
is to provide a welcome to regulars and newcomers as we meet together in a relaxed, informal way, enjoy a quality breakfast with friends and receive some inspiration based on a Christian theme.
Our History – so far
In 2018, as a team we had a vision – 40 men sitting down for a “Full English” breakfast, sharing friendship over the meal and then receiving some words of encouragement and inspiration either from a guest speaker or one of our own number.
Since inception our fellowship has:
Enjoyed 6 guest speakers, as well as Rev Andrew Hiscox – Vicar, and two other members.
Held discussions prompted by “Puzzling Questions”
Appreciated 456 members attending (averaging 24 per meeting)
A joyous 42 named members on our books
Celebrated a record attendance on 16th November 2019 – 33
Our Guest Speakers have inspired us:
Rev Cmdr. Nick Clarke – Life Story – Commanding RNAS Yeovilton to becoming Village Priest
John Wheatley – Street Pastor – Bournville
Bob Drew – Nuclear Engineer to Builder of a New Church (Bagley)
Robert Dungey – Missionary Aviation Fellowship
Rev John Angle – “Terrorism & Tourism” (Hope Mission to Gaza)
Rev Ken Brown – “Sky Pilot” (Adventures of an RAF Chaplain)
Our discussion topics have been:
Puzzling Questions: Who am I? How can I be happy? Why is there suffering in the world?
Proposed future speakers and table talk:
To be rearranged when Covid-19 restrictions for gatherings has been lifted.
Martin Graham – CEO “For all Healthy Living Centre”, Bournville
Rev Stuart Rason – serving RN Chaplain and green beret.
Table Talk – “When Uncle Sid Died”