Next Sunday, 4 October is our harvest festival. Please come and join us giving thanks for the fruits of the earth. It's been decided to postpone the blessing of pets that was planned for the same date.
Anke Peters will be leading the next Church Wanderers walk on Saturday, 12 September through heathland when the heather blossom is at its height. Starting at Buchholz station, the walk leads to Büsenbachtal through the forest and across the heath up to the Höllenberg (100m) and the viewpoint of Brunsberg (129m). Most of this 11.2 km walk will be on hiking trails and forest tracks. In Büsenbachtal we have the option of coffee and cake at the Café im Schafstall, which is not far from the station. Return trains to Buchholz run at 3:45 pm, 5:00 pm and 5:45 pm. We meet at Hamburg Hauptbahnhof, in front of the Reisezentrum, at 9:55 am to catch train RE4 to Buchholz via Harburg: 10:15 am -> arrival 10:37 am. The journey is within the HVV Gesamtbereich. Please let Anke know by Thursday, 10 September if you are coming and if you need a HVV ticket or could give someone a ride on yours: e-mail just_det (at) web.de or mobile 0157-0303 5863.
Becket News No 64 is due to appear at the end of September. Your editor would like to hear from all aspiring authors and photographers as soon as possible if they plan to submit anything. The copy and picture deadline is 18 September.