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Category: Church Family

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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.  

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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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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Confirmations

We are privileged this morning to be able to share in the Confirmation Service conducted by the Bishop of Plymouth, the Rt Rev Nick McKinnel. The Candidates we will be supporting, praying for and congratulating as they are Confirmed into the full membership of the Anglican Church are George Freeman, Alan Sutton, Malcolm Cooke, Jules…
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Dressing Up

Joe, Martha and Margaret visiting the nursery in Pernik, Bulgaria again today.  Joe did the School’s Challenge in April and raised some money to help buy some dressing-up clothes for the children.  Eddybears also donated and the suitcase full of clothes that they carried on the aeroplane attested to the generosity of all involved. You…
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Mission Community Away Day 2016

Today we had various members of St Edwards, Eggbuckland and Christchurch, Estover meet at St Matthews Academy in Derriford for our annual Away Day at which we discussed our vision for the newly inaugurated Forder Valley Mission Community. We were pleased to welcome Rev Andrew Godsall and Penny Doe from Exeter to facilitate and lead…
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FREE Younger Vocations Evening

Date 21 Apr 2016 Location Trinity College BRISTOL BS9 1JP (Map) Description Could it be you? Have you ever wondered if God is calling you to explore ordination? The Younger Vocations Evening is an opportunity to explore the what, why and how of ordination in the Church of England. Aimed at 18-30s, the evening will…
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Annual Parochial Church Meeting

Well done to all who attended the Annual Vestry Meeting and APCM this morning.  Welcome to our newly elected Churchwarden, Sue Lake who will be in office now with Peter Anderson.  Thank you to Julian for six years of service as Churchwarden, although no don’t he will continue his other various involvements. It is good…
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Bells on Sunday

I awoke a few minutes earlier than planned today here in Bulgaria. The alarm was set for 7:45, but I switched on the radio at 7:40 (5:40 BST). The announcer was speaking about Whitechapel Bell Foundry and Big Ben. He then said that Devon had the most bell towers in the country and announced that…
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Plymouth Child-Minders Support Bulgarian Nursery

Sue Ward, Margaret Hall, and a number of other child-minders in Plymouth have been fund-raising to support a nursery in Pernik Bulgaria.  Having raised in excess of £200 through collections and events, they have been able to purchase a number of much needed resources for the children and their teachers. The state-run nursery has 15…
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Education Sunday

Chris led us today, with much help and assistance, as we explored the theme of education.  Joseph read from the psalms, and Glenda rose to the challenge of reading from Nehemiah 8. During the service there were interviews with Camilla Shepherd, the Acting Headteacher of St Edward’s Primary, and our SWYM worker Libby Marsh.  They…
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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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Crib Service

It is 2.30pm on Christmas Eve, so it must be time for the annual crib service.  Actually, as the church only holds 250, we have to have two Crib Services with the whole thing being repeated at 3.30pm.  If you want a seat, you really do need to get there early for your preferred time,…
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Christmas Greeting from our friends at SWYM

A lovely Christmas message from our good friends at SWYM , For those of you at St Edward’s Church Eggbuckland you may see a familiar face at 1.40″!!!! Merry Christmas to all at SWYM from all of us at St Edwards Church. Eggbuckland. Plymouth Paul Friend, Jemma Ponsford, Kath Entrican, Libby Adeline Marsh, Ben-Sarah, Andy…
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Messy Christingle 13th Dec 2015 3pm

What a wonderful time we had at Messy Christingle this afternoon (Sunday 13th Dec). A huge thank you to everyone for coming to support and a special thank you to st edwards church school Plymouth choir – you sounded great looking forward to the ks2 carol service Monday and Tuesday this week ! A big…
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Eggbuckland Community Christmas Event

Although I cannot join you this evening, please know that all those involved in organising the event, along with all who will come and enjoy it, are in my thoughts and prayers.

Christmas is coming…

Looking forward to our first Christmas event this morning when we welcome Honeyshute Day Nursery with parents and friends for their Christmas Nativity Production in Church. This will be closely followed by the brand new Eggbuckland Village Light Switch-on event and fair featuring a specially made Outdoor Nativity Crib created by Eggbuckland Community College Staff and Students.…
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operation christmas child

Today, 96 shoeboxes were delivered to St, Budeaux Methodist Church for the Operation Christmas Child appeal. They were full of toys, hats, gloves, sweets, pens & notebooks for delivery to children in need in other countries. They were donated by kind people at St edwards church, St. Edwards School & the Eddy Bears toddler group.