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Message from Bob Kenway
I am sure you will be aware of the sad and shocking death of 17 year old Ellie Gould last Friday. We have been keeping St Mary’s church open for people to pray and light candles. Wootten’s Funeral Directors in Calne have kindly donated 2 books of condolence with Ellie’s name and a beautiful picture of horses on the cover (Ellie was a keen rider and showjumper). One of these has gone to Hardenhuish School in Chippenham where Ellie was in the Sixth Form and the other is in St Mary’s church for anyone who would like to write a message for the Gould family.
Yours, in love and prayer
Revd Bob Kenway
Saturday 15th June: Country and Western Evening at Holy Trinity Church. Start at 7.30. Tickets £6 in advance or £7 on the door.
Welcoming our baptism families.
We need some extra people to welcome families as they come for baptism each month. Baptisms are usually on the 2nd Sunday of each month at 3pm, usually lasting about 40 minutes. Contact Bob Kenway or Enid Powell if you are interested.
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. ( firstname.lastname@example.org )
Midweek Club for Young People
The Wednesday Club is for ages 7-11 and meets at Church House from 4pm-5.30pm.
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)