This special service reflects the unique but simple meditative singing popularised by Taizé, which is easy to follow. The quiet, candlelit atmosphere lends itself to prayer and silence. All are very welcome.
There are three opportunities to buy your Christmas gifts this Saturday, 24 November, in three locations: Byford – The Byford Bazaar at Bridge Sollars Community Centre, 10.00am – 2.00pm Staunton – Advent Coffee Morning at Staunton-on-Wye Village Hall, 10.00am – 12.30pm Weobley – Winter Fair at Weobley Parish Church, 10.30am – 2.30pm
This update follows our post on 26 October where it was stated, “Following a fall of plaster from the roof of St Mary’s Church, Staunton-on-Wye, and the safety concerns that raises, the church is now temporarily closed and unavailable for services pending an architect’s inspection.” At Monday’s PCC meeting it was decided that until the … [Read more…]
Joining the rest of the nation in the Act of Remembrance at 11.00am on Sunday 11 November, Weobley will hold its Silence and laying of wreaths around the war memorial in the churchyard opposite the main church entrance. This will be preceded by a silent march to the churchyard, leaving from the centre of the … [Read more…]
The Eardisley and District British Legion will be visiting the war memorials in Letton, Staunton and Byford this Saturday 10 November to lay wreaths, read out the names and remember the fallen of the different villages. Times are approximately as follows: Letton Church 11.25am Staunton War Memorial 11.40am Byford Church 12 noon Anybody interested … [Read more…]
When Weobley Church was having major work done some 10 years ago, Eunice Hayward, a congregation member, rescued from a skip a very dilapidated altar frontal. She asked Jane Lloyd if anything could be done to repair it. Realising that the restoration would be difficult, Jane passed it to the Broiderers’ Guild at the Cathedral. … [Read more…]
This Sunday 4th November 2018 at 5.00pm, in the peaceful simplicity of St Mary’s Church, Monnington-on-Wye, we will remember and celebrate the lives of our loved ones who have died. At this All Souls’ Service candles will be lit in thanksgiving and prayer. An invitation is extended to anyone who would like to attend, and if … [Read more…]