Future events in the life of the church

Induction of Revd Dr David Pickering

Saturday 28th @ 2.30pm           Induction of Revd Dr David Pickering, service led by Revd. Bridget Banks, Moderator of Southern Synod

(Zoom details to be communicated)

Prayer for COP26*

God of Life. Our planet is dying. We are responsible for the destruction of species and eco-systems. Save us for our death-dealing systems that rely on fossil fuels that strip-mine the commons that convert Your natural world into cold, hard cash. Give us wisdom and courage to find new ways of living. Empower our children … Continue reading Prayer for COP26*

Lunchtime recital by Ian Verran

As Ian comes to the end of his 28-year stint as organist and choirmaster, we are delighted he will be giving a lunchtime recital on Friday 16th October at 12 noon.  Under current coronavirus guidelines for performing arts, the practical issues like hygiene, seating and venue capacity are pretty much the same as for worship.  … Continue reading Lunchtime recital by Ian Verran

Harvest Service

This year, we will be marking Harvest on Sunday 27th September, when we also take up our donations to Commitment for Life. Sadly, it’s not possible to make this a parade service with the uniformed organisations, nor to arrange a harvest lunch together, nor to enjoy an evening service of Harvest Praise led by our … Continue reading Harvest Service

Bereavement Packs

This is an idea which has come from CTWW and will be introduced in more detail at the Quiet Day being held on Saturday 30th May as part of ‘Thy Kingdom Come’ – the zoom details were sent out in an earlier email. Packs would be prepared that can be given to people who have … Continue reading Bereavement Packs

Fairtrade Fortnight 2020

24th February to 8th March During the two weeks of Fairtrade Fortnight 2020, individuals, groups and companies come together to celebrate the people in developing countries who grow our food, but who are often underpaid and exploited. This year, the focus of Fairtrade Fortnight will be on women in the cocoa and coffee industries across … Continue reading Fairtrade Fortnight 2020