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April 2011

Maundy Thursday

April 15, 2011

After the Eucharist on Maundy Thursday evening we observe a watch of silent prayer until midnight at the Alter of Repose, commemorating our Lord’s long struggle in prayer in Gethsemane before the ordeal of His betrayal, trial and Passion. The t... Read more & comment

Carnival Queen selected for Village Carnival

April 10, 2011

Rebecca Baldwin has been chosen to reign as Carnival Queen for the St Marys Village Carnival on Edlesborough Green on Saturday 3 July. Supporting her will be princess Stephanie Tate assisted by Chloe Tough and Melanie Tate. The Carnival will be a c... Read more & comment

Church Guide

April 10, 2011

We have a new Church Guide with photographs and text by Malcolm Grant. It was printed by Tyrone Spence. I am sure you will agree that it is a publication of which we should be very proud. Copies can be found on the south door chest at ... Read more & comment


April 10, 2011

Catherine Hayden was elected as Churchwarden for the coming year The elected members of the PCC for the coming year are: David Mann, GrahamMockett, Chris Banks, Eileen Bennett, Jenny Hewett, Chriss Hewitt, Richard Potton, Diana Barry, Catherine Wend... Read more & comment

The Church Mouse

April 5, 2011

On March 10th, the PCC welcomed Coralie McCluskey, our new Priest in Charge, to her first meeting. She thanked everyone for the warm welcome she and her family have received from the parish. She thought that her Licensing Service was the best one she... Read more & comment

St Mary's Ladies Guild

April 4, 2011

At the meeting held on Wednesday 9th March the devotions for Ash Wednesday were led by Thelma Bodsworth. Birthday cards and wishes were extended to Joan Fossey and Chris Driscoll (in her absence). After the notices, Deirdrea introduced the speaker D... Read more & comment

Easter Flowers

April 3, 2011

If you would like to contribute towards the cost of the Easter flowers by sponsoring a lily or lilies in memory of a loved one, please contact Catherine Hayden or one of the Churchwardens. Also, to help keep down the cost of Easter flowers, we would... Read more & comment

Vicar's Letter - April 2011

April 2, 2011

It's March 11th, the sky's blue, the sun's shining, the snowdrops have gone over, the daffodils are still keeping their heads down but all seems right with the world. Well I'm not sure that it is! Try as I might I cannot avoid the images of suffering... Read more & comment