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Pentecost Service and Picnic

We celebrated Pentecost in our usual joyful musical way, with hymns sung heartily by the choir and congregation, and an excellent rendition of César Franck’s “Panis Angelicus” from the choir. As a token of our respect to Her Majesty the Queen on the Platinum Jubilee, we stood at the end of the service to listen to Britten’s moving version of…

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Yvette Anderson

One of the longest-standing members of St John’s died recently and her funeral was at St John’s on 16 May. Yvette Anderson was in her 90s (she never disclosed her actual age!), and was a Frenchwoman who married an Englishman, Ted Anderson. They lived all over the world due to Ted’s employment, but retired to Les Issambres and then became…

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Philippines Self-Help Foundation

OUR LATEST PROJECT (AFTER THE TYPHOON) – MERBINA PATILUNA AND FAMILY  Typhoon Odette (int. name: Rai) struck the central Philippines in the night of December 16th/17th 2021. The islands of Bohol, Cebu and Negros where the PSHF has field offices were badly hit with massive damage to crops and housing and tragically loss of life. We did an assessment of…

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