Category: Community

Christian Aid: Florence in Kenya (video)

Be inspired by Florence who is taking climate justice into her hands, thanks to a dam full of fresh water near her village. Watch her story (with subtitles and voiceover) shared from the Christian Aid YouTube channel!

Your Lockdown Activities

Following on from our Easter Tree and Spring Garden photos, we asked you share what you’ve been up to during lockdown, what crafts you’ve been doing, or new hobbies you’ve taken up or exercise routines and even video’s if you have one?  Here we share the…

Contributions for June 2020 The Messenger

Request for contributions for The Messenger

Dear Friends,After some discussion it has been agreed to publish a June edition of the MESSENGER electronically to keep all members of the congregation informed of and as a just-in-case scenario in the event that lockdown for COVID-19 is lifted.If it is lifted then…

Scrub bags for the NHS

Thanks to your donations of cotton pillow cases and sheets, Anna, Janina, Chris and all the other volunteers who have sewn these beautiful scrub bags!

Email Spam Alert

Please be aware of the following email spam alert received from one of our parishioners today, Thursday, 30 April 2020. “I thought I should let you know that in the past couple of days we have received spam messages claiming to be from the…

Virtual Congregational Coffee Mornings

The first virtual monthly congregational coffee morning will be held on Zoom on Thursday, 7th May 2020 at 10.30 am.  Join us for a virtual chat, say hello to friends who are locked down as you are and catch up on what’s going on…

Online Easter Retreat 2020 on Zoom

A Zoom group meets at 7.30 pm each Wednesday to follow the Online Easter Retreat. It follows the same format as the Lent Retreat and the materials are available from There is a picture, reading and reflection material for each day. Please, note this…

Appeal for donations of Cotton Pillowcases

Anna Ind has volunteered to make scrub bags for the NHS.  For speed it is suggested that they are made out of cotton pillowcases – if you have any pillowcases which you are willing to donate – please leave them at the Rectory door…

Spring in Our Gardens – 2020

Feature Image for Spring in our Gardens 2020 post

Maureen & Brian Kyles’ Spring garden!  Christine Fowler’s Garden Maureen and Brian’s Garden Lorna Douglas’ dog attempting to do the impossible Aliet and Chris Ray’s Garden

Easter Trees for Easter 2020

Collage of Easter Trees

During Holy Week some truly wonderful Easter Trees were created to cheer up families and neighbours in lock down during the COVID-19 crisis. Here are the photographs of the Easter Trees we received, some with and some without their stories. Adam & Eva Cowburn (Eva…