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Messy Light Party

        The combined churches of St. Edward’s, Eggbuckland, St Cecilia’s, Roborough and Christ Church, Estover are offering a Messy Church and Light Party as a positive alternative event to Halloween.  Held at St Edward’s Church, Eggbuckland on Saturday 31 Oct 4-8pm. All the primary school children in the parishes will receive an invite via their schools.…
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Mission Partner – Prayer Requests

The November prayer requests for our various mission partners are now available – please take a look and support their work for Jesus. Prayer Requests

Plymouth Children’s Worker at Home in Bulgaria

Anyone who has had any dealing with the children’s work at Methodist Central Hall, Plymouth will remember Shelly who lived and worked at MCH for a few years.  She has recently moved back home to BG, and is now working in Sofia. We caught up with her on Vitosha Boulevard.

New Time for Prayer Meeting

The weekly Morning Prayer service has moved from Tuesday 8.45 to Monday 8.30am We hope this move will provide more convenient time for some and we encourage you to come and join us for this peaceful start to the week. If you are not able to join us in person please feel able to join…
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living churchyard

Despite a rather damp morning alot of work was achieved by the faithful few who turned up for the churchyard tidy up day. Jon cut back the brambles adjoining the cottages.  Terry dug up some tree roots. Peter & Maureen cleared the path to the vestry and Sue re-planted the planter with violas & bulbs…
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Rila Monastery, Bulgaria

Rila Monastery was founded in the 10th century by St John of Rila, a hermit canonized by the Orthodox Church. His ascetic dwelling and tomb became a holy site and were transformed into a monastic complex which played an important role in the spiritual and social life of medieval Bulgaria. Destroyed by fire at the…
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News and Snippets

Read this week’s News Sheet and Snippets

St Edwards on Radio Devon

This is a recording of an interview with Michael Chequer from Radio Devon, who came to the Living Churchyard Launch.

St Giles, Sidmouth

As has been previously discussed, St Edward’s is setting up a link with the Church of St Giles & St Nicolas in Sidmouth. Today Rev Chris and a small group including Rev Carl, Julian, Helen Parry, Margaret Hall and Vickie Hocking have travelled to Sidmouth to attend the Morning Service there and to begin getting…
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Worship in Sofia

So, whilst Chris and others are travelling across Devon to visit Sidmouth, I find myself the other side of Europe at the  First Evangelical Pentecostal Church in Sofia (Първа Евангелска Петдесятна Църква – София). I have been invited by Shelly, who until recently had been a youth worker at Methodist Central Hall in Plymouth. My…
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A day workshop – Exploring Reader & Ordained Ministry

An invitation has been received for anyone interested in attending this workshop on Saturday, 21st November from 10am-3.30pm (at the latest!) at St Luke’s Church, Buckfastleigh. There will be an opportunity to meet some people who are currently training and ask them questions. Coffee will be served at ten o’clock for a 10.15am start and…
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Remembrance Sunday

The date of this year’s Remembrance Sunday is 8th November when the Services will be at 8.30am – Remembrance Service with Holy Communion. This is followed by breakfast in the church hall @ 9.15am and then at 10.30am we will be returning to church for a Community Remembrance Service at which it is expected some…
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October Prayer Cycle

Please use the October Prayer Diary to remember each day members of St Edwards church community, local mission activities, Eggbuckland, and the work of our mission partners. Download a copy

HeartBeat

Steve leads our evening worship…

Harvest at St Edwards

We had a visit from Olly the Orangutan, with yet more bananas, and Chris again ‘tries’ to tell a joke: Chris spoke to us on the theme of Harvest based on Matthew 6: v25-33 – “Don’t Worry” Our harvest offering is going to North Plymouth Food Bank where it will be distributed as required.

Living Churchyard notice board

So, a few days after the official ‘opening’ of the living church yard project…..the long-promised notice board arrived.  

Harvest breakfast

Between the two morning services the kitchen team made bacon butties for all. Thank you for your had work – enjoyed by all.     

Living Churchyard Launch

Saturday 26th September saw the offical launch of our Living Churchyard in which we formally declared our intentions to protect and encourage the wildlife, flora and fauna. The churchyard was prayed over and blessed by Bishop Nick McInnell, and he cut a green ribbon around the old yew Tree by the door of the church.…
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New ministry team members

It is hard to believe it has been over two weeks since out new team members joined us.  Rev Carl Budden is our new curate, and Libby Marsh is the new Children and Families worker.  They have already been kept very busy, and have had no time to let the grass grow under them!

Living Churchyard launch

On 26th September we had the official launch of our Living Churchyard project.  It was  beautiful day which really showed the churchyard off at is best.  Many thanks to Bishop Nick for his support, and all the other guests who came along to support. If you want to support this project, why not join our…
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