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  1. A big THANK YOU to everyone who made our Winter Market such a success. Special thanks must go to Elizabeth Smallman, Claire Garrett and Sarah Robson for their huge commitment and hard work. Final amount of money raised still to be confirmed but it looks like we've made about 4k towards the New Centre. Here are some photos:



  2. Winter Craft Market

    Saturday, November 24, 2018

    10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    All day at St Mary’s Church - Come and browse a vast array of contemporary crafts and buy all those presents in one go! Includes festive cheer! Free entry.

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  3. There are lots of events coming up over Advent/Christmas where we’d like to serve mulled wine, beginning with our Winter Market on Nov 25th. If you are able to donate a bottle of red wine we’d be really grateful. And would anyone like to serve mulled wine over the festive season?  Depending on who is available and when, we will be looking to offer this at weekends whilst the Christmas tree market is running. If you might be free, please write your name on the list at the back of church. 

  4. All Souls Service,

    7pm in the New Church

    Thursday evening


    Is there someone you love

    but from whom you are

    parted by death?


    Would you like them

    remembered at the service?

    If so, please come early enough to print their name

    before the service begins.

    If you cannot be there, cards for names to be written on

    can be found this week,

    on the prayer table outside the Epiphany Chapel.


    Though we need to weep your loss,

    You dwell in that safe place in our hearts,

    Where no storm or night or pain can reach you.


    John ODonohue

  5. You may have noticed that the Old Church has been shrouded in corrugated iron and scaffolding for the past 3 months. This was to enable us to do urgent repairs to the roof and the gutters and drainpipes. The work was made possible by a very generous grant from the Listed Places of Worship Roof Repairs Scheme, who have financed 82% of the work.

  6. Seeking Soul Space’: a series of workshops exploring spirituality.

    The first is an afternoon of Circle Dance with Heather Williams, in the Old Church, on Sunday, October 22nd.  3 - 4.30pm. Come and join in dances from around the world.

    Circle dance is a form of social dance that uses simple steps and sequences. No knowledge of dance is needed; just a desire to experience the interconnectedness of movement and spirit.

    Heather is a dancer (and scientist), who is keen to make the links between dance and spirituality. She leads the monthly ‘Danced Liturgy' at St James's Piccadilly.

  7. Harvest Festival this Sunday.  New church, 10.30am. 

    All our harvest produce will be donated to the food bank, so please don’t bring perishable food, nor rice, nor pasta. Tinned fruit, tinned corned beef, toiletries are all good! There will be a sale of Palestinian olive oil after the service so do bring some extra money.



  8. Special Services coming up at St Marys:

    St Mary’s Patronal Festival will be celebrated on Sunday, September 10th, 10.30 am in the New Church.  A chance for all our congregations to come together and remember the woman to whom our churches are dedicated.

    Our Harvest Festival will be celebrated on Sunday, October 1st at 10.30am in the New Church.

    There will be perishable produce and Palestinian Olive oil on sale afterwards, so do bring extra cash. 

  9. This Sunday, July 9th is ALMA Sunday, when we celebrate our link with the church in Tete, Mozambique.
    Please don't forget that on this day we will have a Joint Service at 10.30am in the New Church and then a ‘bring and share’ lunch on the Rectory lawn.
    Several guests from Mozambique will be participating in our service and then sharing in our lunch.
    Please bring a blanket to sit on. 
    Everyone is welcome!