Sarah Symonds and Janet Williams like the church tower at Great Paxton so much they are planning a tower sit-in on Sunday 3rd December 2017 from 1.00pm to 3.00pm in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. They will climb to the top of the tower, through the hatch and onto the roof, and sit up there for two hours. At 2.00pm it is hoped that people will come along and sing carols and drink mulled wine – and make a donation to the work of Macmillan nurses at Hinchingbrooke Hospital.
Janet writes “In September this year I trekked the Great Wall of China to raise money for Macmillan in memory of my father, with funds going to the new cancer unit at Hinchingbrooke Hospital. This was a personal challenge for me but it was all in a good cause. When my friend Sarah suggested we sit on a church roof for two hours, it seemed easy in comparison. However a practice run showed us this wouldn’t be the case. Just getting out onto the roof will be a challenge – a narrow winding staircase, a short wooden ladder over a sharp drop, navigating round rather large bells, then more ladders to get up to a small hole in the wall to reach the roof – plus our fears of heights. So once up there we shall be staying put until the end. Being up there will have a mix of emotions- but please come along and join us in the fun and help us raise funds for Macmillan Cancer Support.”
Mulled wine and mince pies will be available from 1.00pm onwards. Sarah is a member of the congregation at Little Paxton Church, and a holistic therapy practitioner in the village. Janet is a therapist friend.
The team at Kingfisher Funerals wish Sarah and Janet the very best with their challenge.