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November 2005

Christmas Fayre boosts the roof repair fund

November 30, 2005

The Christmas Fayre at St Mary's Church, Eaton Bray, raised £990 towards the church restoration fund. In addition £167 was raised for Emmaus, the homeless charity that we have been supporting throughout the year and a further £170 ... Read more & comment

Carols at Carol's

November 27, 2005

SMILE's annual charity event is on 6th December at 8.00pm at the home of Carol Mockett. There will be carol-singing, mulled wine, mince pies and a raffle, with musical accompaniment by David Radwell and soloist Natalie Spence. Tickets are now availa... Read more & comment

Altar Servers

November 27, 2005

We are looking for more volunteers to act as crucifers and altar servers - no restrictions of age or gender. If you would like to contribute in this way to our worship, please have a word with Malcolm as soon as possible.... Read more & comment

Christmas Coffee Morning

November 27, 2005

There will be a Christmas Coffee Morning at Dagnall Church on Saturday (3rd) between 10.30 and 12.30 in aid of their Church Extension Appeal. Please support our friends in this effort.... Read more & comment

October meeting of the Parochial Church Council

November 26, 2005

The PCC received a report from the outgoing chairman of the North Chilterns Group of parishes (Eaton Bray, Edlesborough and Dagnall; Kensworth, Studham and Whipsnade; Tilsworth, Stanbridge and Totternhoe). The PCC reaffirmed its support for the North... Read more & comment

Weekday Services

November 20, 2005

This week there will be no weekday services on either Tuesday (22nd) or Wednesday (23rd).... Read more & comment

Churches Together - Any Questions?

November 20, 2005

A local Churches Together team, representing all our churches, has agreed to face your questions on Wednesday, 18 January 2006, at 8.00pm in Edlesborough Methodist Church. This will be a wonderful opportunity to 'try' and stretch our faith as well a... Read more & comment

Charities and Parish Project

November 13, 2005

As in previous years, the PCC is inviting members of the congregation to nominate charities for consideration for this year's charitable giving from church funds, and also to suggest possible charities for next year's Parish Project. Please fill in ... Read more & comment

North Chilterns Group Advent Service

November 13, 2005

The North Chilterns Group annual Advent service will be held on Sunday, 27 November at 4.00pm at St Mary's. Please come along to an inspiring Advent service and to welcome our friends from the other parishes of the Group.... Read more & comment

Travelling Crib

November 13, 2005

Mary and Joseph would like to stay the night at your house during Advent before reaching church for our Christmas Eve services. This charming custom is for grown-ups as well as for children, so don't be shy about signing up on the list on the notice... Read more & comment

Remembrance Sunday

November 6, 2005

Next Sunday (13th November) is Remembrance Sunday, and as usual the Sung Eucharist and Sunday School will begin half-an-hour earlier (at 9.30am). The annual Act of Remembrance will take place at Edlesborough War Memorial, beginning at 10.50am.... Read more & comment


November 6, 2005

Volunteers are needed for an autumn leaf-clearing and tidying session on Saturday (12th November) from 10.00 to 12.00. No invitation necessary - please just turn up with your brush or rake.... Read more & comment

Mothers Union Edlesborough with Eaton Bray

November 4, 2005

17 members met in the Coffee Tavern at 2pm on 12th October. Sheila Heffer led the prayers, and after some business discussions we welcomed our guest speaker, Mr Norman Davies, who told us of his early life at a Choir School. He was born in Peckham, ... Read more & comment