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Eeyore with Gabby and Genevieve camping at Flamborough
Winnie at Butlin’s  with Mackenzie and Leigh
Piglet in Florence  with Hattie
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Piglet has become an important character in our church. He may be only a little pink felt toy pig but he has become a representative of the church family as a whole. (Click on the pictures to see them larger)
It all started when Bill Johnson had to go out to  Afghanistan on active duty, shortly after being baptised in  our church.  For a long time, Piglet had sat somewhere in the chapel,  as one of the toys that the children could play with but Bill  always noticed him and for Bill, Piglet started to represent  the fellowship of the church that he had come to rely upon so much. He decided to take Piglet with him when he had to go  away, as a reminder that we were all praying for him.
After that, it got to be a fellowship habit - if any of us went away, Piglet came too! (and sometimes his friends) Here’s a little taster of some of their travels.
Piglet accompanied the Deacons on their Day Away to Shepherd’s Dene
We had a lovely day at Shepherds Dene
Eeyore travelling near and far with Lili and Luc
'I only needed a little bit of help!' 'Don't let me fall off the fence!' 'I had to watch those dogs!' 'Look at me!' 'You should have seen the sandcastle!' Ooh goody: roast beef! What a relief to get here - they nearly left us behind!
All the friends came on the Church Weekend Away at Minsteracres