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March 2011

Annual Parochial Church Meeting

March 27, 2011

Formal notice is given that the APCM will take place on Tuesday, 5th April, at 8pm in Eaton Bray Village Hall, and will be preceded at 7.45pm by the Annual Meeting of Parishioners to elect Churchwardens. APCM Reports & Financial Accounts are ava... Read more & comment

St. Mary's Day of Prayer

March 25, 2011

Ladies from all the local churches met together on Friday afternoon 4th March, to celebrate the Day of Prayer at St Mary's, Eaton Bray. The service this year was written by the ladies of Chile, entitled "How many loaves have you ?". The service was l... Read more & comment

Lent Quiet Day

March 13, 2011

On Saturday 26th March, between 10am - 3pm, a Lent Quiet Day entitled 'Love bade me welcome' will be held at St Barnabas Church, Linslade. This will be led by Sister Elizabeth Jane CSMV, who belongs to the same order as Sister Valeria, who spoke at ... Read more & comment

Open Gardens - Art & Music Festival - Sunday 12 June

March 10, 2011

This joyful village event, in aid of St Mary’s, depends upon people who will open their gardens and receive the praise of their visitors. Perhaps you could persuade someone (you?) to open their garden for the afternoon. Kay Griffithsor Gordon ... Read more & comment

Easter Monday Pilgrimage - 25 April

March 9, 2011

Join thousands of young Christians on a pilgrimage to St Albans for a powerful act of worship and witness. It's a joyous service with lots of banner waving etc, and its not just for people who want to walk, or those that are that young; (young at hea... Read more & comment

Christian Aid Week: 15th - 21st May

March 8, 2011

Preparations for our Christian Aid Week door-to-door collection are well in hand. We are blessed with a hard-working team of volunteers but each year we struggle to cover every road in the 4 villages and every year some of our faithful collectors hav... Read more & comment

Annual Parochial Church Meeting - 5 April

March 7, 2011

The Church’s annual meeting takes place in Eaton Bray Village Hall on Tuesday 5th April. All members of the Parish are invited to the meeting to appoint Churchwardens at 7.45 and all those on the Electoral roll are invited to stay on for the An... Read more & comment

North Chilterns Group Lent Course

March 6, 2011

The NCG Lent Course this year centres on the most important meal in the Christian faith - Holy Communion, the Eucharist, the Lord's Supper or Mass. We will be looking at the history of the breaking of the bread and sharing of the wine. As the course ... Read more & comment

Just Jazz with Paul Heley and the Vine Street 6 - May 14th

March 5, 2011

A lively evening at St. Mary's with a bar & coffee. Put the date in your diary now - Saturday 14th May at 7.30pm. Tickets at £8.50 from Vivienne Grundy.... Read more & comment

Coffers Corner

March 4, 2011

We are beginning a new chapter in the life of St Mary's - a new vicar and a bright new year. Last year with its difficulties, is now behind us and we need to face up to the challenges ahead. Finance is something we spend a lot of time considering bu... Read more & comment

Parish Lunch

March 3, 2011

The Parish Lunch is held on the third Sunday of each month in the village hall 12.00 to 2.00 pm. I need people to come and help me at 10.00 a.m. to lay tables and prepare the lunch also to host, which means coming at 11.30am preparing the sherry tab... Read more & comment

Try a taste of Fairtrade at showcase event

March 3, 2011

Start the weekend with a slap-up breakfast and promote a good cause at the same time, at a village event. A Fairtrade breakfast and coffee morning will be held in Eaton Bray on Saturday, March 5. Tasty treats will be available at the event, which w... Read more & comment

Coffee Mornings

March 3, 2011

Thank you to many of you who support our regular coffee mornings, generally held on the first Saturday of each month. Could you team up with a friend to run one of these? Advertising will be done, it’s just a case of preparing and serving refr... Read more & comment

St Mary's Ladies Guild

March 2, 2011

A sunny afternoon greeted the members at the February meeting where they were warmly welcomed. A birthday card and wishes were given to Muriel Seymour. Notices were given out. The Guild would host the tea at the World Day of Prayer, at St Mary&rsquo... Read more & comment

Vicar's Letter - March 2011

March 1, 2011

We’ve almost unpacked and anything left unopened will soon find its way into the loft, if it’s not already there. It has been lovely meeting all the dog walkers and others and thank you for your friendly welcome. March has arrived and wi... Read more & comment