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December 2007

Christmas Puzzle 2007 - The birds and the bees

December 8, 2007

This year's annual Charity Christmas Puzzle has now been posted, and is available to download. This, the 17th annual Puzzle that Gordon Gray has set, has a theme designed to help completion and will appeal to people who enjoy doing Crossword puzzles... Read more & comment

New Prayer leaflet

December 7, 2007

A new 'Day by day' prayer leaflet is available from church to help act as a focus for our daily prayers. The new leaflet has three topics: our village community street by street, the church and all who support the life of our community, the wider wo... Read more & comment

The Church and the environment

December 6, 2007

Along with the rest of society the Church has had to consider its responsibility to protect the environment. Following a diocesan initiative, the PCC has prepared a simple statement of Environmental Policy and renewed ways in which we can sensibly re... Read more & comment

Christmas Fayre - Thank you

December 5, 2007

Our thanks to everyone who contributed to, or supported, the Christmas Fayre on November 17th. Apart from raising £1,300 for Church Funds there was a very special atmosphere of goodwill which many people have commented on. Also thank you to Sa... Read more & comment

Santa's already been to Eaton Bray

December 4, 2007

Eaton Bray's Christmas Fayre raised £1,300 towards St Mary's Church in the village. Organisers prepared lunches for the visitors and the plentiful stalls kept Christmas shoppers busy. Many children came along to see Father Christmas. Spoke... Read more & comment

Christmas Services

December 3, 2007

We look forward to seeing all members of St Mary's family in church over the Christmas period.Christmas services in St Mary's, Eaton Bray (unless stated otherwise) include: Saturday 15 December 6.00pm, Carol Service, Edlesborough Church Sunday 1... Read more & comment

Church Fabric

December 2, 2007

Chairs: You may have noticed that some of the chairs in the church are riddled with woodworm, others are damaged and prone to splintering. The PCC has been considering the possibility of replacing some, or all, of the chairs for some time but, with t... Read more & comment

Becca's letter from Uganda - December 2007

December 1, 2007

Having now spent all the money you raised we are enjoying the benefits of what your church provided. The blood pressure machine finally arrived - with amazing timing - a couple of days before we had a major road traffic accident, where a bus collided... Read more & comment

Vicar's Letter - December 2007

December 1, 2007

One of the important themes in the Christmas story is that of silence. The Gospel tells of Mary's silence being broken by the angel who appeared to her with world-shattering news, and then the long silence as the Baby grows in her womb. There is the ... Read more & comment