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February Magazine

The Parish Magazine for February is available to view now.

Here we go again….

The new year is well under way, and this week we see the start of many of the regular groups and activities at St Edwards. Eddybears (toddler group) in the church hall – Monday 11th @ 9.15am Growth Groups -Monday at 19:30pm FROGs and Open The Book at the local primary schools Midweek morning Communion – Wednesday 13th @…
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2015 Review of the Year

What a busy fortnight we have all had with Carol Services, Baptisms, Messy Crib, Midnight Communion, and Christmas Morning – all bookended by our regular Sunday worship.  The Sunday after Easter is often referred to as Low Sunday; I think the Sunday after Christmas could be called Exhausted Sunday! So, as we end this busy week,…
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I am the Lord’s servant…

So, we are on the Fourth Sunday in Advent, where we remember Mary’s obedience to God’s call to a very special task. We are all familiar with the many interpretations in movies and art throughout the generations of this meeting between Gabriel and Mary –  we probably each have a favourite idea of how we…
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Christingle at Courtlands Thursday 17th Dec 2015

Shared in a lovely Christingle service at Courtlands School Plymouth today – some lovely singing. The children made the Christingles really well and was a very special moment when they held the lit candles so carefully and sang the Christingle song. Well done Courtlands School! Also a special thank you to Stuart Parry for making the…
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Waiting: Proclaiming as we wait

It is the third Sunday in Advent on 13th and we are over halfway through this season of preparation.  Not just for Christmas, although often Advent gets lost in amongst the present buying, and watching Miracle on 34th Street yet again, but preparing ourselves as we wait for Christ’s return (cf. John 14:1-3). Traditionally, when…
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Updated Prayer Diaries

The following items for December have been published to the website: Parish Magazine St Edwards Prayer Diary Diocesan News Diocesan Prayer Diary Mission Partner Prayer Diaries  

Pray and Fast for Climate Change

World Leaders are gathering in Paris between 30th November – 11th December 2015 to discuss and plan together how to tackle Climate Change and its effects many of which have a deep impact on some of the worlds poorest people. Bishop Robert (Bishop of Exeter) has urged us to stand with this conference in prayer and…
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New Wine 2016 – Early-Bird Booking is Open

New Wine is now open for Early Bird bookings until 30 November. Chris and the family are going to Week 2, so why not consider joining them at Shepton Mallet. Take a look and see what you will be missing out on…..video, and what happened last year…..video

All Soul’s Bereavement Service

Sunday 1st November 2015 at 3pm followed by light refreshments A quiet, reflective service of readings and prayers with an opportunity to remember those we love but see no longer. (See our events page for details)

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

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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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

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