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Author: Bob Hall

One family in Christ...for all the family: Loving, Serving, Growing

St Edward’s ‘Living Churchyard’ featured on BBC R4

Our Grounds Steward, Jon Lake, featured on today’s Sunday programme which featured and article exploring the Eco Church project.

Congratulations to Martin and Debbie

Congratulations to Martin and Debbie who were married today at St Edwards. From all your family and friends, we wish you a happy and blessed life together.  

John Hawken (1937-2017)

This afternoon we had a memorial service for John to celebrate his journey of faith and service over 60 years at St Edwards.  The following is the tribute delivered by Pat Whatty: John Hawken (Memorial Service 16 June 2017 at St Edward’s) At his funeral service in April, I related some personal memories of John…
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July/August Parish Magazine

The July and August 2017 edition of the Parish Magazine is now available on the St Edwards website.

Thy Kingdom Come

The Archbishop of Canterbury is calling Christians to join a wave of prayer across the UK and around the world – praying that people you know might know Jesus It’s happening between Ascension and Pentecost from 25th May – 4th June 2017 Across the Forder Valley Mission Community we will be hosting a number of events during…
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Yew Tree Planting at St Edwards

On Saturday 8th April, a yew tree sapling was planted by our vicar Chris Routledge and our associate minister, Keith Murphy. The sapling was grown from a cutting taken from a certified 2000 year old tree in the churchyard of St. Margaret the Queen’s Church, Buxted, East Sussex.  Hundreds of cuttings were taken during the…
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EddyBears Easter Egg Hunt

This week was the last meeting of EddyBears before the Easter Holidays, so as has become a tradition an Easter Egg Hunt took place.  It was a lovely morning out in the church garden, and I am sure the children will look forward to restarting on 24th April.

Earth Hour at St Edwards

On 25th March we switched off all the lights inside and the floodlights outside of St Edward’s as we observed Earth Hour ( We joined with others in 178 countries around the world to show government’s, business leaders & politicians of the world that we want action on climate change. During the hour we prayed for our planet,…
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Eddybears Learn About Noah

On Monday morning the children of EddyBears were taught the story of Noah and the flood. As part of this they made their own ark.  

Upcoming Events – Plymouth Area Police Choir

Have you got your tickets yet to the first of our 2017 concerts? On Friday 27th January (7.30pm) we will be hosting an evening of fantastic Male Voice singing by the popular Plymouth Area Police Choir in the initmate and beautiful setting of St Edward’s Church, Eggbuckland.  

Operation Christmas Child – Samaritan’s Purse

On 6th November we will be collecting our shoeboxes together at St Edward’s ready for delivery to the central co-ordinator in Plymouth.  It is not too late to put a shoebox together – if you would like more information take a look at the Samaritan’s Purse website. Last year we sent 100 boxes that had…
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Forder Valley Mission Community – Monthly Magazine

Now that St Edwards, Eggbuckland and Christchurch, Estover are working together as ‘Forder Valley Mission Community’, it is only right that we update the monthly magazine to reflect this new dynamic. Why not take a look at all the myriad things going in North East Plymouth.  You can download a copy here: Magazine If you want…
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Ivanovo Rock Church

The church in Ivanovo, near Rousse Bulgaria, was carved into 100 metres up a cliff face in the limestone rock in the 13th century, and painted with frescoes depicting the passion. Today it is a UNESCO world heritage site.

Church of The Resurrection, Bucharest

Sat outside in the shadow of the small Angilcan church eating freshly cooked bacon and eggs, with good coffee….what better way to start a Sunday morning? Church of The Resurrection is quite a small building, but the community dates back to the nineteenth century so it is well established here in Romania. Today there were…
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EddyBears Sports

Another year of Eddybears comes to an end with its usual mini-sports activities involving hula-hoops and bean-bags in the garden at St Edwards Church.  Rather confusingly the sun shone and it was a very hot day, so Factor 50 was in as good supply as snacks and medals for the children. Some of the children…
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Calling All 0-4 Year Olds

As the EddyBears team prepare to end another year of children’s and families work, they are already planning for next term and beyond.  If you are between 0-4 years old and responsible for an adult, why not bring them along at 9.15am every Monday during term time. There are always healthy snacks, drinks, stories, songs…
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