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Category: Christmas

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Eggbuckland Vale Signing Carol Concert Thursday 10th Dec 2015

A huge thank you to Eggbuckland Vale Primary School Signing Choirs for a fantastic concert supported by Eggbuckland Community Choir on Thursday 10th Dec – great so many children and parents came out to support too.

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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Annual Ward Councillors Christmas Lunch @ St Edward’s church hall 12th Dec

Another great annual community lunch – huge thanks to our local ward councillors cllrs Ian, Lynda& Paul and Eggbuckland Youth Action for organising it, many generous donors for gifts for the raffle and table decorations and Eggbuckland Community Choir and Steve C, Steve D, Joyce D and Barry for their musical entertainment and ‘woody’ 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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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.

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  

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.