Congratulations to Rev Derek Frost who celebrates 47 years since being made Deacon and 46 years since his ordination as priest on Friday 21st December 2018, on the feast of St Thomas.

Christmas Tree   We thank Lord Lansdowne who generously donated the tree for St Mary's Church.

Remembrance Sunday.   As a result of the collection on Rmembrance Sunday we have been able to send a donation of £800 to the Royal British Legion, via their Calne Branch.

Food Bank  Many thanks from Calne Food Bank for the harvest donations received.  It is estimated that 350 food parcels will have been given out to families and individuals in need during 2018,

St Mary's Under Fives Do you have or know anyone who has children under 5 who would like to meet up with other parents and carers.  SMUFs meets every Tuesday at Church House from 9.30-11.30am.  We would also like volunteers to join us as 'befrienders'.  For more information contact Teresa Michaux. ( )

Midweek Club for Young People
There will be a meeting for anyone interested in helping with this on 4th July at 4pm at Church House.  This will be called the Wednesday Club and will be for ages 7-11, starting on 5th September.

PCC accounts 2017 - the PCC accounts for 2017 are now available if you click here.

Cuppa and Company - Everyone welcome at Church House from 2.30-4pm every Thursday.  Bring your knitting or crochet or just come to chat.

St Edmund of Abingdon

Wikipedia will give you a full account of St. Edmund and his place in history! Click here

Evening Services at Marden Court Residential Care Home
Please let Bob know, if you would like to come and share in the worship lead by Bob or Enid at these fortnightly Sunday evening services, starting at 5.30pm.  You will be welcome whether or not you have loved ones living there.

Below is a picture of 'Perry', the peregrine falcon which uses St Mary's tower as a perch to look out for lunch!  (photo Mark Briscoe)

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