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April 2006

Church Roof Update

April 9, 2006

Work on the Church Roof will begin on 18 April, and will include repairs to the damaged beams and releading of the whole of the naive. The internal scaffolding should be gone in about six weeks' time, but there will be a lot of scaffolding outside f... Read more & comment

Memorial Gift

April 9, 2006

Our new festival altar frontal, given in memory of Brock Shaw, will be dedicated on Easter Day at the Sung Eucharist.... Read more & comment

Pots Needed

April 9, 2006

Gordon Gray has hundreds of seedlings that will soon need potting up to sell at the Carnival and the Open Gardens events. If you have unwanted flower-pots, Gordon would be please to receive them.... Read more & comment

Church Cleaning

April 9, 2006

We urgently need more volunteers to help clean the church. The work is done in pairs; the day and time are flexible - if we have enough volunteers it works out once every 4-6 weeks. We also need more volunteers to clean the church brasses. If you can... Read more & comment

St Mary's Parochial Church Council

April 8, 2006

At the February meeting of the Parochial Church Council it was reported that the inaugural event to raise funds for the church roof, a coffee morning, was a great success raising a considerable sum. Details of the upcoming Lent courses were outlined... Read more & comment

Music At St Mary's

April 3, 2006

As part of the Bedfordshire Church Trail, on Sunday 7 May St Mary's Church in Eaton Bray will be hosting an afternoon of light classics, courtesy of the "Caroline & Friends" String Ensemble. The concert starts at 2.30pm until 4pm and light refre... Read more & comment

Annual Parochial Church Meeting

April 2, 2006

Tuesday, 25 April at 8.00pm in Eaton Bray Village Hall (preceeded by the Annual Meeting of Parishioners to elect Churchwardens at 7.45pm) - Nomination forms for Churchwardens and P.C.C. members are available from the table beside the bookcase. Finan... Read more & comment

St Mary the Virgin, Edlesborough

April 1, 2006

The Easter Sunday Service at St. Mary The Virgin on April 16th will mark the reopening of the church after another major conservation contract. Highly skilled craftsmen have carried out major repairs to the chancel roof which had to be completely tak... Read more & comment

Mothers Union Eaton Bray with Edlesborough

April 1, 2006

March We met in the Coffee Tavern on 8th March and thirteen members attended. Mary opened the meeting with prayers and then introduced Mr. Reg Fossey to talk about his experiences as Mayor of Dunstable, his period of office running for two years fro... Read more & comment

Dunstable Church of England Schools

April 1, 2006

(Ashton Middle School & Manshead Upper School) Parents are reminded that if they intend to apply in the autumn for children to be admitted to either of these Schools in September 2007 on the basis that they are practising members of the Church o... Read more & comment