Happy Birthday All Saints

Happy Birthday All Saints

by Caroline Skinner All Saints’ first birthday greeting came literally from the sky, with a fly-past by The Blades, the Sywell based aerobatic team of ex Red Arrows pilots.  After months of waiting, we finally got the date and time…

There’s no place to holiday like home

There’s no place to holiday like home

Revd Canon Julie Hutchinson, Team Vicar with responsibility for Langham, Braunston, Brooke, Hambleton & Egleton wanted to give the children and seniors something fun in August;  St Peter and St Paul, Langham Holday Club, and a day of Holiday at Home…

Update on 140 holes of golf in support of Mothers Union

Update on 140 holes of golf in support of Mothers Union

Jill Canning used her swing to help  Mothers Union in a way that would be interesting, fun, and probably make it difficult to use her arms for a while.  She played 140 holes of golf to support Mothers Union. She did it at…

Golfing for Mothers Union

Golfing for Mothers Union

by Jill Canning Last year I did a half marathon and pledged never to go through that sort of thing again.  However, as the Mother’s Union celebrates 140 years I stupidly hatched the plan to play 140 holes of golf…

Nominate a project for the 2016 Church Architecture Awards

Nominate a project for the 2016 Church Architecture Awards

The National Churches Trust and the Ecclesiastical Architects and Surveyors Association are inviting entries for two top church architecture awards.  New church buildings and new designs in church alterations or extensions can be entered for The Presidents’ Award. The Presidents’…

Ron Watkinson installed as Vicar of St Paul’s, New England Peterborough

Ron Watkinson installed as Vicar of St Paul’s, New England Peterborough

Revd Ron Watkinson was inducted as the vicar of St Paul’s Church, New England Peterborough on 24 February.  This is very happy news for the Peterborough parish. Since its consecration on May 28th 1869, St Paul’s Church in New England,…

A Day of May Devotions

A Day of May Devotions

by Nigel Aston May is supremely the month in which many Christians give thanks for the wonderful role of the Blessed Virgin Mary in God’s plan for the Redemption of the world, and there’s going to be an afternoon of…

Heritage Lottery Fund awards £159,400 to St Margaret’s Church in Luddington in the Brook for urgent repairs

Heritage Lottery Fund awards £159,400 to St Margaret’s Church in Luddington in the Brook for urgent repairs

St Margaret’s Church in Luddington in the Brook, East Northamptonshire has received £159,400 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) to undertake vital repair work. The money has been awarded through HLF’s Grants for Places for Worship programme. Churchwarden Sarah Wills said:…

Cherishing Churchyards Week coincides with the Queen’s 90th birthday – Let’s celebrate!

Cherishing Churchyards Week coincides with the Queen’s 90th birthday – Let’s celebrate!

Why not celebrate Queen Elizabeth’s 90th birthday by running an event with the local community during National Cherishing Churchyard Week, 4th June to 12th June? Every parish church is being encouraged by the Church of England to organise an activity…

Praying for Peterborough during Lent

Praying for Peterborough during Lent

By Liz Hurst Many people think of giving something up during Lent but Sister Catherine, a nun from the Anglican Community of the Holy Name who lives in Welland, is taking up a new commitment. On Friday lunchtimes between now…