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October 2006

Special welcome for African bishop

October 25, 2006

Villagers in Eaton Bray played host to Ugandan clergyman Bishop Benezeri Kisembo for a special service in the village church. The visit was arranged by Anglican missionary group, SOMA (Sharing of Ministries Abroad), whose national director, the Rev ... Read more & comment

Ugandan hospital backed by cash boost

October 13, 2006

A hospital in Uganda is set for a much-needed cash boost thanks to the generosity of parishioners in Eaton Bray and Edlesborough. Since the start of the year fundraisers at St Mary's Church have been raising money for the Kagando Hospital in the Kas... Read more & comment

Becca's letter from Uganda - October 2006

October 7, 2006

Well I've been away from home for just over a year now and a lot has happened. It's been quite a challenging year in many ways and amazing too. I've learnt so much about God, and about myself. People say that when you are out here things are either r... Read more & comment

St Mary's Roof News

October 7, 2006

Our efforts to raise funds to help meet the cost of restoring the roof of St Mary's church have recently been assisted by the award of a grant by a little-known - but locally connected trust - the Francis Coales Charitable Foundation. As this may not... Read more & comment

Eaton Bray choir plan a roof-raising concert

October 4, 2006

The choristers from St Mary's Church, Eaton Bray are getting ready to hit the high notes, rehearsing for their fund-raising concert for roof repairs at the parish church. Led by choirmaster and organist David Radwell, the choir will present an eveni... Read more & comment

St Mary's Christmas Fayre

October 1, 2006

Saturday 18th November The St Mary's Christmas Fayre will take place Saturday November 18th, between 12 noon and 2pm, in Eaton Bray Village Hall. There will be stalls and games for all ages as well as a raffle. Entrance 50p (including tea or coffee... Read more & comment

Growing Together in Christ

October 1, 2006

A Diocesan Training Course for people who want to develop lay ministries or simply learn more about their faith, is being run at Woburn Parish Church for people from the Deaneries of Ampthill and Dunstable. Three terms of six sessions plus three hal... Read more & comment

God's Story In Action

October 1, 2006

A special study course exploring the links between our own story and God's story will be run as a parish study group this autumn. An evening group will meet on Tuesday's at 8 o'clock, beginning on 17 October (for six weeks with a break half-way), an... Read more & comment

Vicar's Letter - October 2006

October 1, 2006

In some places the Christian doctrine of creation is a matter of serious controversy. Some people maintain that the opening chapter of the Bible has to be treated as a literal (almost "eye-witness") account of how things began. But the ancient writer... Read more & comment