Sunday afternoon, Church@4 is at 3.30 with a short French-themed service, followed by a live screening of the world cup final, during which tea, sandwiches and cakes will be served. Bring cushions, deckchairs, drinks and anything which will make you more comfortable for the match. Come and enjoy! Vive la France! (You can support Croatia if you like) Continue reading Allons enfants de la Patrie, le jour de gloire est arrivé! Food and football at St Mary’s – Sunday @ 3.30
“Does that mean that football isn’t coming home?” my five year old daughter asked with an expression of deep sadness on her face as we switched off the TV on Wednesday. We all need cheering up this weekend – here’s how we can help… Instead of our usual Church@4, on Sunday afternoon at 3.30 we’ll have a short all-age service followed by a live screening … Continue reading Need cheering up after the football? Come and watch the final at St Mary’s and come to our garden party on Saturday
The weekend begins with a Saturday morning bike ride (meeting at 7.30 at the vicarage) followed by our parish prayer meeting at 9.30 at St Mary’s – at this we pray for people, the needs of our village community and the wider world. This is followed by band practice at 10.00. Traditional Communion Sunday Services will be at 8.00 (St Mary’s), 9.15 (St Michael’s) and … Continue reading It’s not about the money, money, money (but it is though, isn’t it?) – A weekend of gold and brass for your enjoyment and edification!
Yes, I’m afraid you read that right! Not even two months after the theft at St Mary’s, the beautiful little All Saints Church has once again become a victim of crime (the last lead theft there was in 2013 and was generously paid for by local people). Last night, a group of people caused some damage to the Community Centre before breaking into the churchyard … Continue reading Lead theft at All Saints Thorney Hill
This weekend is one for the intellectually curious of any age! On Friday night (from 9pm) we’ll be setting up light traps to humanely capture moths in our ancient natural churchyard before conducting a survey on Saturday morning. Come along to St Mary’s Resource Centre on Saturday morning at 10am to see the amazing biodiversity of our local moth population and have all your questions … Continue reading Is it reasonable to be an atheist? Morning talks and moth collecting this weekend.
After two brilliant concerts and a chance to get stuck in to the question of why it’s reasonable to believe in God last week, this weekend promises to be just a great (if slightly wetter)! On Saturday, we’re meeting from 6.00pm (or earlier) at Avon Beach, near the Noisy Lobster, for some fish and chips by the sea. Yum! Bring as much beach apparatus as … Continue reading Beach trip, Disney-themed Church@4 and a chance to think about God and science: another cracking weekend coming up!
At the All Age Service (10.30 at St Mary’s Bransgore), we’ll be thinking about the question: Is it reasonable to believe in God? Age-old philosophical arguments will be laid out simply, visually and interactively for your enjoyment and consideration. Whether you’re three or ninety-three, there’ll be plenty to get your teeth into (assuming you still have them at ninety-three). There’ll also be great music and refreshments. Please … Continue reading Is it reasonable to believe in God? Come at find out this Sunday at 10.30