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 of the fly-past – Tuesday, 11th October, at 11.40am. All Saints’parishioners and others, including the […]

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 for the seniors in the village hall.  She didn’t do this alone.  She gathered together the […]

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 Greetham Valley Golf Club, one of the best golfing venues in the East Midlands. Dee […]

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 in one week.  That’s a lot of golf and walking and searching for balls.  During […]

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’ Award is awarded on behalf of the National Churches Trust’s Joint Presidents, the Archbishops of […]

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 celebration – sacred and secular – at St Mary’s church, Kettering next month. Make a […]

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: “We are thrilled to have received the support of the Heritage Lottery Fund and we […]

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 and Easter she will be in the Cathedral, praying silently for the city and its […]