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December 2005

Christmas message from the Bishop of St Albans, the Right Rev Christopher Herbert

December 22, 2005

The courage people show in terrible circumstances never fails to be moving After the explosion at the Buncefield oil storage depot I had the privilege of going to see the fire-fighters at 'silver' control. These were the men who were in charge of t... Read more & comment


December 21, 2005

It is encouraging to report that following the recent appeal for a review of personal giving, there has been a favourable response, a number who have increased their giving, by standing order amendments and additionally through the Free Will Offering... Read more & comment

Gordon's Christmas Puzzle

December 18, 2005

Copies of Gordon Gray's annual brainteaser are available in church this week. One third of the total raised will go to our Parish Project for 2005 - Emmaus St Albans. If you are able to take the puzzle to work and distribute copies to your colleagues... Read more & comment

Confirmation Preparation

December 4, 2005

Confirmation Preparation will begin in the New Year for adults and young people. Anyone who is interested in taking this important step in Christian discipleship (or in exploring the possibility) should let the Vicar know as soon as possible. For m... Read more & comment

Christmas Services

December 3, 2005

The card which accompanies December's issue of Focus gives the times of our services over Christmas, to which everyone is invited. These can also be found on our Christmas Services and Diary pages. As in previous years our Candlelit Service on Chris... Read more & comment

Eaton Bray 'Roll of Honour'

December 2, 2005

Recently a visitor to St Mary's church commented, quite rightly, that the Rool of Honour displayed at the rear of the church was both inaccessible and difficult to read. As a result, the display was removed - firstly in order to clean and repair the ... Read more & comment