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June 2011

Christian Aid Concert 2011

June 21, 2011

Many thanks to all who attended and participated in this excellent concert.  We have received so many appreciative comments from people who enjoyed the evening and were simply bowled over by the talent of the young people who took part. Special... Read more & comment

Open Gardens 2011

June 15, 2011

Thank you to Kay Griffiths who helped organise the event, to everyone who supported the event despite the miserable weather and, especially, to those who opened their gardens. Despite the wind and rain the Open Gardens raised in the region of £... Read more & comment

Poppy Prom - 12th November, St Mary's

June 14, 2011

This promises to be one of the event highlights of the year. Join two local choirs and the South Beds Concert Band in an evening offering favourite music from 'The Festival of Remembrance' and 'The Last Night of the Proms'. There will be music and v... Read more & comment

Music for a Summer's Evening - 10th September, St Mary's

June 14, 2011

The Manor House String Quartet present "Music for a Summer's Evening", a Trip Around the World on 10th September 2011.... Read more & comment

Concert for Christian Aid - 15th June

June 12, 2011

This Concert for Christian Aid will be performed by existing and past pupils of Edlesborough School and young members of St Mary's Church choir and music group. This is the 5th year of the concert - it has always been a great event; ask anyone who h... Read more & comment

Harvest Supper & Quiz - 1st October, Eaton Bray Village Hall

June 10, 2011

Last year, people who had never been to one of Gordon’s Age Concern Quizzes and who had only seen his Christmas Puzzle feared an evening of really difficult questions. Instead the feedback was very positive, including one lady who said ‘I... Read more & comment

Coffers Corner

June 6, 2011

Money is not a subject matter anyone likes to raise, and when it comes to giving to charities, then many people these days look twice before committing themselves to helping others. St Mary's, of course, is a charity, and as members we have an oblig... Read more & comment

Open Gardens - 12 June 2011

June 5, 2011

Nine gardens will be open next Sunday (12 June 2011) to raise money for St Mary’s. In addition, there will be an Art Exhibition (including work by Leigh Glover who is currently exhibiting in the National Portrait Gallery) and live music in the ... Read more & comment

St Mary's Ladies Guild

June 5, 2011

St Mary's Ladies Guild meets this week on Wednesday at 2.00pm in Church when Joan Fossey will be demonstrating Table Arrangements. Visitors are very welcome.... Read more & comment

Christian Aid Week - Thank you

June 4, 2011

Many thanks to all who gave to Christian Aid this year; and particular thanks to those who helped collect door to door. We have a group of nearly 40 people, from St Mary's and other denominations, and some from no church at all, who are keen to supp... Read more & comment

Open Church Sunday

June 3, 2011

Sunday June 26th 2pm - 5pm. Parish Records will be available and there will be a Quiz for adults and children. If you could spare an hour to welcome visitors or help with refreshments please contact Sally Taylor.... Read more & comment

North Chilterns Group AGM

June 3, 2011

The North Chilterns Group AGM will be taking place at the Old Hunters Lodge, Whipsnade at 7.30pm on Tuesday 14th June. All are welcome to attend - as refreshments will be provided, please let Chris Banks know by 9th June if you plan to attend.... Read more & comment

Vicar's Letter - June 2011

June 3, 2011

In a world where conflict and confrontation are increasingly prevalent; where the innocent are often victims of man's inhumanity, greed and desire for power and where sometimes we ask, where is it all going to end, it is in the lives of the saints I ... Read more & comment

Coffee Mornings

June 2, 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

Easy Fundraising

June 1, 2011

Can you believe it? Since last autumn St Mary’s has raised over £113 by doing absolutely nothing. Most firms selling goods via the internet (including all the most popular brands) make a donation to charity for each purchase. Simply regi... Read more & comment

Christmas Cards and Calendars

June 1, 2011

Those who attended the APCM down-selected five images, including images of both Eaton Bray and Edlesborough churches, that we will use on Christmas cards. Cards will be printed during the summer and will be available at a reasonable price from Septe... Read more & comment