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Our new Rector

Today Andrea Colbrook was instituted, inducted and installed by the Bishop of Dorchester as the 40th Rector of this Parish.  It marks the beginning of Andrea’s ministry and a new stage in the life of this parish. Andrea, we welcome you! May the Lord richly bless you and make you a blessing among us.

Prayer Bulletin

The Church will continue to be open for private prayer between 11am and 3pm. Please continue to pray:     For people with cancer. For Andrea as she is Inducted as the new Rector of St. Bartholomew’s. For Joan Hanks For Barbara Farrar For Bette who is in hospital For friends and family of Anne Faulkner whose funeral took place yesterday. For Margaret…

National Church Awards 2022

This year’s awards are: Church architecture awards Church maintenance awards Church tourism awards Church volunteer awards Friends award Church of the year award  You can nominate your church or project for more than one award. If you want to enter more than one award, you will need to do so seperately for each award you…

July letter from Churchwarden

Dear Friends I’m writing this letter on the longest day of the year which we know marks the beginning of Summer. I find it is the time of year that I enjoy being outdoors, to be ‘in the moment’ and take note of what is going on around me. Time to look up and see…

Prayer Bulletin

The Church will continue to be open for private prayer between 11am and 3pm. Please continue to pray:     For people with cancer. For Andrea who has been appointed as the new Rector of St. Bartholomew’s. For Joan Hanks For Barbara Farrar For Charlotte Jones and Reuben Marsh whose Banns of Marriage are being read for the 3rd time today. To remember…

Admission of Churchwardens

Gill and Martin attended the Admission of Churchwardens service on Tuesday evening at St Giles’, Standlake. Congratulations to both and enjoy the year ahead!  Churchwardens are the senior lay representatives of the parish. The role of the churchwarden is extremely varied but generally involves management, maintenance and mission in accordance with the Churchwardens Measure 2001…