Pets bring owners to church

A congregation of canines filled the Cotterell chapel and sat reverently for the start of a service of blessing in St John’s, Byford, on Sunday, Sept 30, which is the nearest Sunday to St Francis’ Day. Those owners not brought by their dogs had pictures of cats, chickens, gerbils, images on tablets and ‘phones – … [Read more…]

Staunton on Wye Harvest Festival

We enjoyed a fabulous Harvest Festival at Staunton on Wye on 9 September. Thanks to all who prepared the church and refreshments; our bell ringers; the Staunton Community Choir and preacher, Rev Charles Overton. Part of the collection will go to Borderlands Rural Chaplaincy who provide support to our local farmers. Here are some photos … [Read more…]

This year’s Harvest Festival dates

Following the lovely Harvest Festival Service at St Mary Staunton-on-Wye, earlier in September, here are the dates and times for the rest of the Harvest services this year. Letton:                                16 September at 11:00 – followed by a light lunch Monnington-on-Wye:     23 September at … [Read more…]

Kinnersley & District Parish Community Lunch

Kinnersley & District Parish Community Lunch  (Kinnersley, Letton, Norton Canon & Sarnesfield) The September Parish Community Lunch will be at THE KINNERSLEY ARMS on THURSDAY 20 September at 12:15 for 12:30 SHARP. Cost will be £6.00 for Main Course, £3.00 for Starter or Dessert. Tea or Coffee are complimentary. Are you new to Kinnersley or Norton Canon and the wider parish? If so, … [Read more…]

Kinnersley Community Bar-B-Q

For August only the “Kinnersley & District Parish Community Lunch” – includes Kinnersley, Letton, Norton Canon and Sarnesfield – features an Evening Bar-B-Q at The Kinnersley Arms on Thursday 16 August at 6.30pm. Cost will be £8.00 for a burger or sausage in a bun, selection of salads, and a frozen dessert. Veggie option available, … [Read more…]

Staunton-on-Wye announces Inclusive Church status

The Parochial Church Council of St Mary, Staunton-on-Wye adopted the following resolution at its meeting on 14 May 2018. Inclusive Church “We believe in Inclusive Church – church which does not discriminate, on any level, on grounds of economic power, gender, mental health, physical ability, ethnicity, race, marital status or sexuality. We believe in Church … [Read more…]

Hereford Cathedral Choral Evensong

The Very Revd Michael Tavinor, Dean of Hereford Cathedral, warmly invites members of our Group of Parishes to attend a special service of Choral Evensong for the Kington and Weobley Deanery in the Cathdedral on Sunday 8th July at 3.30pm. The service will be followed by refreshments.