Macmillan prepares for Tree of Hope event at Easebourne

Shining bright - The Midhurst tree of hope.''Picture by Louise Adams C131652-1 Mid Tree ENGSUS00120130912171158
Shining bright - The Midhurst tree of hope.''Picture by Louise Adams C131652-1 Mid Tree ENGSUS00120130912171158

THE annual Tree of Hope service organised by Macmillan Cancer Support takes place at St Mary’s Church, Easebourne on Thursday, (December 3) at 6.30pm.

Macmillan Midhurst Tree of Hope committee member Karen Lang said: “We invite you to remember a loved one who will not be with you this Christmas by dedicating a light on the Tree of Hope kindly donated by Lord and Lady Cowdray.”

All dedications will be entered in Macmillan’s special 2015 Book of Love. The 2014 Book of Love and those of the previous five years will be on display in the church.

The service in St Mary’s will be followed by the lighting up of the Tree of Hope outside.

Pupils from Easebourne Primary School, accompanied by the band from Midhurst Rother College, will perform in the church.

Mince pies and mulled wine will be served outside after the service.

Dedications are now being taken and forms are available from the Midhurst Macmillan charity shop, the Pearson unit at Midhurst Community Hospital, www.macmillan.org.uk/sussex or email toh.midhurst@btinternet.com

All donations will help fund the Macmillan Midhurst palliative care service, based in the Pearson Unit to support patients and their families living with cancer and other life-threatening illnesses in Midhurst and the surrounding areas.

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