Latest News - Updated 5th July 2021
On Saturday 24th July 2021 10am 2pm we will be holding our summer fete in the church and the surrounding churchyard. Stalls include plants, toys & games, a tombola, books, collectables and clothing. There will also be an exhibition of Crafts and refreshments.
Our New Interim Minister Advertisement.
We are very excited that the advertisement to recruit our new Interim Minister has been published in the Church Times and on the Diocese of Salisbury Website. Find out more here.
Christmas Tree Trophy Presentation
Better late than never, representatives of the 3 winning groups from the Christmas Tree Festival receive their trophies. Well done to winning school Downlands, public choice Panda Pre-school and Mayor's choice BFPC Allsorts Craft club. Also a big thank you to Ben at Blandford Shoe Repairs for engraving the trophies for us.
Outgoing Mayor, Cllr Lynn Lindsay presented Sara Loch from the Community Kitchen a cheque for £3324. This is from money raised over her Mayoral years 2019-20 and 2020-21. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, she was unfortunately unable to hold as many charity fundraisers as planned, however this is an amazing amount which was greatly appreciated by the Community Kitchen!
The Big Church Project - History and Diversity
As part of the Big Church Project we are researching the 'Hidden Stories' of people associated with the church. An example of this is this fascinating blog written by Judith Ford. Read the article here.