The Dean of Hereford Cathedral, The Very Revd Michael Tavinor, will preach at this year’s Guinea Service at St John The Baptist Church, in Letton, at 6.30pm on Monday 29 October, in a tradition which dates back to the early 1800s.
In the last will and testament of parishioner Elizabeth Freeman, dated 1810, she left provision to ‘pay The Minister of Letton Church, one Guinea for a sermon in The Church on the 29th October yearly, forever.’
St Mary Staunton-on-Wye has published two updates on its webpage, detailing the current status of its Heritage Lottery Fund applications, and an update on its building works. You can read both on the Staunton-on-Wye page.
Sunday Teas will once again be served each Sunday between 2.00 and 4.30pm, from Sunday 22nd July to Sunday 2nd September, in St John the Baptist Church, Letton. There will be the usual delights – delicious teas, books, bric a brac etc – all in the charming surroundings of this ancient church. Everyone is welcome.
17th September 10.30 am Harvest Festival at Letton
17th September 4.00 pm Harvest Festival at Monnington-on-Wye
24th September 4.00 pm Harvest Festival at Byford
29th September 7.00 pm Harvest Festival at Staunton-on-Wye
1st October 10.30 am Harvest Festival at Weobley
On the 14th May, The Rt Rev Alistair Magowan, Bishop of Ludlow conducted a Confirmation Service at St Peter and St Paul’s Parish Church, Weobley. The confirmands were Sara Dixon, Hazel Schramm, Ella Davies and Taylor Davies. The Rev’d Sean Semple, Rector of the Weobley and Staunton Group of Parishes prepared and presented the confirmands.