Below is an article from the Times by Clare Foges on why Christians and the Church are still an important element of our country. The church should be cherished, not mocked December 24 2018, 12:01am, Clare Foges Let us give thanks for the kindness of Christians and find practical ways of making our national church more relevant There are two Christmases. One is gaudy … Continue reading Church should be cherished
It was standing room only today at the Interactive Nativity Service at St Mary’s. Many families came to listen and join in with the wonderful service led by our vicar. The adults enjoyed mulled wine and a great talk and traditional carols. The children dressed up and recreated the telling of the birth of Christ. They also treated us all to an impromptu rendition of … Continue reading A packed out Nativity Service at St Mary’s
Below are the services to welcome and celebrate Christmas Day. Christmas Eve: 10pm: Nearly Midnight Mass at St Michael’s 11.30pm: Midnight Mass at St Mary’s Christmas Day: 8.00 – All Saints 9.15 – St Michael’s 10.30 – St Mary’s! O come, all ye faithful, joyful and triumphant! Continue reading Christmas Services in the Benefice
The time has finally arrived for (drum roll, please)………….. The St Mary’s Interactive Nativity Service at 16.00 today. This is a great service where the children (and adults too, if they wish) can dress up as a character from the nativity (or any fancy dress they feel comfortable in) as the story of Jesus’ birth is told. There is also a band, carols and of … Continue reading St Mary’s Interactive Nativity Service
It was a packed St Mary’s last night with lots of people attending from Bransgore village and the surrounding area. As well as the usual fantastic Bible readings and carols, and the excellent sermon from the vicar, there was also a children’s choir performance and an adult choir performance. Today it’s the Interactive Nativity at 16.00 at St Mary’s. Continue reading A busy St Mary’s Carol Service
Come along and join us tonight at 18.30 to celebrate the birth of Christ with the Nine Lessons Carol Service at St Mary’s, Bransgore. There will be your favourite carols, a children’s choir, an adult choir, readings from the Bible and of course, refreshments after the service. We look forward to seeing you there. Continue reading St Mary’s Carol Service Tonight….
This weekend All Saints hosted the informal carol sing-along where people could request their favourite carols. In addition to this, there was also a raffle (with lots of prizes) and a table full of edible treats and mulled wine. It’ll be on next year. So if you missed it this year, make sure you pencil this in your diary for next 2019. Continue reading A festive sing-along at All Saints