Latest News - 17th November 2020


Cress Newsletter

Cress (Christian Relief and Education in South Sudan). In partnership with the Anglican Church of South Sudan, CRESS aims to help the South Sudanese refugees in Northern Uganda have the range of educationknowledge and vocational skills required to enable them to form self-sufficient, sustainable and ethical communities that do not require Western aid. Read the latest news from Cress here


Prayer for the Nation

The Archbishops of Canterbury and York and senior church leaders have called a month of Prayer for the Nation during the second lockdown. The suggestion is that as many of us as possible unite to do this at 6pm.  Please join Christians throughout the nation to send a wave of prayer across the nation in these troubled times.  For more information visit the Church of England website.

Remembrance Sunday

Due to the current restrictions unfortunately we are unable to hold a service of remembrance at our churches. Click here to view the page created by the Church of England to allow you to reflect and remember, wherever you may be on Remembrance Sunday and Armistice Day.

Lockdown

Following the Prime Ministers announcement of a national lockdown services at Blandford Parish Church and All Saints Church will be suspended between Thursday 5th November and Wednesday 2nd December.
Blandford Parish Church will be open for Private Prayer on Sundays 9am-11am.

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.
 
 
Revd. Karen Wilson

We are delighted that Revd. Karen Wilson, curate in the Iwerne Minster Benefice, will be assisting us with services during our vacancy.  Click here to watch a video interview with Karen.

Christmas in Blandford


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Tina Stanley, 20/07/2020