Latest News - Updated 22nd February 2021



Stations of Creation

                    

All Saints Church, Langton Long are displaying 'Stations of Creation' in the church yard throughout Lent.  Everyone is welcome to come and explore and enjoy the flowers and tranquillity. Please remember social distancing even outdoors. 
                                                            


Community Kitchen Afternoon Teas

On Friday 19th February the Community Kitchen Team, working with Blandford Cares and Blandford Foodbank delivered 60 Afternoon Teas to families and individuals in the town.  They were delivered as a surprise and enjoyed by all the recipients.

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BFPC and Langton Long Church Lent Course 2021

Revd. Karen Wilson will be leading an interactive six week course based on the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Lent book for 2021, “Living His Story” by The Revd Dr Hannah Steele.  This will begin on Ash Wednesday, 17th February, and run each Wednesday 7pm for 6weeks during Lent. Due to current restrictions this will be held on Zoom. Each session will be held on a Wednesday evening at 7pm. Each session of the course will be one hour long and will include teaching, discussion and time for reflection, based upon weekly Scripture passages. There is no charge for this course and all materials will be provided. This course is designed to be accessible for all ages and abilities, it is for those who are familiar with Lent courses and those who this will be their first. Do come along, this course is an open invitation not just to be a reader but an active participant.. Please contact Revd Karen if you would like more information about the course or if you have any questions. Tel: 01258 861051 or www.revdkarenwilson@outlook.com

News from CRESS

CRESS (Christian Relief and Education in South Sudan) Christmas Appeal - an amazing £8300 was raised by the Cress Christmas Appeal, which has been used for the Christmas meals and also to be use for Loud Speakers - more details to follow.  Discover more about the work of CRESS here.

Zoom Coffee

From Sunday 17th January join us from 11am for Zoom Coffee following the online service. Click here for more details.

Thought for the Day:

From Monday 18th January we will be launching Thought for the Day from 7am Monday, Wednesday and Fridays.  Members of our congregation will share short thoughts about our Lord, our faith and our daily walk using verses, readings, images or reflections to provide  a  lockdown spiritual pick me up.

Log onto the church's Facebook page where these can be found at any time following publication. 

Citizens Advice Bureau and Age Concern

Citizens Advice and Age Concern have suspended their outreach services at the Parish Centre during lockdown.  For telephone advice call -
Citizens Advice - 01747 835016
Age Concern - 07305166418

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.
 
 


 
Tina Stanley, 20/07/2020