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News from the Village of Essendine – May 2021

Let’s brighten up Essendine for the summer and bring colour and enjoyment to us all as we ease out of lockdown.  We are running a competition for all residents to grow Sunflowers in their gardens for all to admire. There will be a prize for the tallest, which will be judged

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News from the Village of Belmesthorpe – May 2021

AVOID CAR CRIME!  Car crime, i.e. theft of cars and theft of property from cars, is one of the most  common types of crime in Rutland.  The following advice on how to avoid being a victim of car crime comes from John Hayward-Cripps, CEO of Neighbourhood Watch Network.  Most car

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St. John’s Restoration & Renewal Plan Update – May 2021

Thank you to all those who have already returned their completed Consultation Survey to help us ensure plans for the future of St. John’s Church reflect our community’s needs and how we as a church can better provide for our community. We would really love to hear from more of you. So

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News from the Village of Ryhall – May 2021

Good news from Ryhall Village Hall  We aim to be re-open the hall on Monday 21st June 2021, assuming that government guidelines do not alter. Full details below.  We are also starting to schedule future events for this year. We are in talks to have the comedy Holmes and Watson:

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Ryhall Methodist Church – Apr 2021

Easter joy to you, whether you can get out much yet or are still self-isolating. We may still have to avoid hand shakes or hugs, but Jesus Christ is risen from death, and can embrace us all, wherever we are.  We don’t have a date yet, but Ryhall Methodist Church

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St Stephen’s Church, Carlby – Apr 2021

Church Cleaner for April Mrs R Burt  From the Registers  Monday March 8th: Funeral followed by burial at Carlby of Beryl Robinson  May she rest in peace and rise in glory  This month we will be opening the churches for non-singing services. Please wear masks, follow social distancing, and use

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St. Mary Magdalene’s Church, Essendine – Apr 2021

Greetings from St Mary Magdalene’s Church, Essendine.  I hope you are all keeping well and at last enjoying some beautiful Spring weather. As I write, the sun is shining and Spring has arrived in the garden.  It is great to hear that the covid vaccinations are going so incredibly well,

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Divided we fall

The Diocesan Office was too late in sending Bishop Donald’s letter for it to meet our deadline for printing, so here is an extract from his weekly letter to clergy sent on 14th March.  I didn’t watch THE INTERVIEW last week, being firmly of the belief that screens should be

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Services And Readings For – Apr 2021

RYHALL  April 2 GOOD FRIDAY – 3.00 Good Friday Meditation  April 4 – 10. 30 Benefice Holy Communion at RYHALL Easter Day P.533 Acts 10. 34-43 Isaiah 25.6-9 1 Cor 15. 1-22 Mark 16. 1-8  April 11 – 10.30 Informal Worship Easter 2 P.538 Acts 4. 32-35 1 John 1.1-2.2 John 20. 19-31  April 18 – 10.30 Benefice Holy Communion at CARLBY Easter 3 P 541 Acts 3. 12-19 1 John 3.

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Rev Jo’s Letter – Apr 2021

Have you seen our website? If not, do take a look at (and bookmark it) www.gwashandglenchurches.org.uk.  I hope that the website and our Facebook page will ensure that everyone is up to date with what’s going on.  Easter is upon us, the greatest of the Christian festivals, when we celebrate the

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