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Category: Social Events

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Eggbuckland Community Choir Concert For St George’s Day

With an abundance of red pullovers, St George flags and even a few scarfs, the church hall filled rapidly and noisily as 5pm approached and the evening of singing, food and a quiz to celebrate our patron saint got under way to a rendition of  I’m On Top Of The World…… …and then to a…
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I found the stairway to heaven….

In the 1920’s Luis Barolo, an Italian businessman, commissioned  the architect Mario Palanti to design and build an office block in a Buenos Aires, Argentina.   Based on Dante’s Divine Comedy it comprises 22 floors. The basement and ground floor represent hell, whilst floors 1-14 are purgatory, including themed floors of each of the seven…
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May the best team……

Helen is dressed up ready to support England for the England v Wales Rugby match on Saturday. She and Brian  will be at Twickenham cheering on England wearing their silly matching jester hats!!    It is probably safe to suggest that various others in St Edwards will be just as enthusiastically cheering and praying for…
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Mardi Gras…..sort of!

So, I know Matdi Gras is usually the day before Ash Wednesday, but in Venlo, the Netherlands, the carnival was cancelled due to bad weather. Now on the first weekend of March it is rescheduled and it is no less impressive for the delay. From 1pm the carnival procession weaved around the centre of the…
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Lent and Easter

How is your Lenten journey going this year: are you sticking at it, or not got very started? If you are still looking to take part in a Lent course, then why not join in as we meet with ‘Six Middle-Eastern Women’ throughout Lent. It is not too late to start with the next session…
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It’s Quiz Night

The church quiz team  -Greenfingers – are out in force tonight at the Prince Maurice. With a team of ten, hope we will not come last!

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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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.

Snippets (22 Nov)

The last Sunday before Advent is often entitled (The Feast of ) Christ the King, and celebrates the authority of Christ as King and Lord. It is also more familiarly known in Anglican churches as Stir-Up Sunday, when it was traditional to ‘stir up’ and make the Christmas Puddings.  The actual term stir-up Sunday comes from…
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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

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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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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News and Snippets

Read this week’s News Sheet and Snippets

Harvest breakfast

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