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Provisional Services and Readings for Dec 2020

  Ryhall  Essendine  Carlby  Contingency  Sun 6th  Advent 2  P.380 Isaiah 40. 1-11;  2 Peter 3.8-15a;  Mark 1. 1-8  10.30 Holy  Communion  10.00 Family Service  JAM Club by Zoom  10.30 Zoom MP  13th  Advent 3  P.384 Isaiah 61.1-4,8-11;  1 Thess 5.16-24;  John 1.6-8. 19-28  10.30  Advent Praise  9.00 Holy  Comunion 

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Not just waiting …

Il ove the ‘not-yet’ seasons of the year, Advent and Lent, when we look forward (sometimes patiently) to the celebrations of Christmas and Easter. Many of us can sympathise with the child who prayed “Lord, please give me patience and give it to me right now!”  Waiting is unpopular. We desperately

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News from the Village of Carlby – Dec 2020

CARLBY PLAYING FIELD: We hope you are all looking forward to Christmas and, if you are still Christmas shopping, please remember that if you use www.smile.amazon.co.uk you can shop as usual, but Amazon will make a small  donation to the Carlby Playing Field. If you need more information, or help

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St. Mary Magdalene’s Church Essendine – Dec 2020

Season’s Greetings  I would like to wish you all a very happy, healthy and peaceful Christmas.  It has been such a difficult year, a roller coaster of emotions and events. On the farm the crops have been planted (hopefully), it’s great to see the new crops growing. The owls are calling

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St Stephen’s Church Carlby – Dec 2020

DECEMBER  CHURCH FLOWERS No flowers during Advent  Christmas Day – Mrs R Nelson  CHURCH CLEANER Mrs E. Barton  I hope you and your families are eeping safe and well in these difficult times. Our thoughts and prayers are with anyone who is ill at home or in hospital. We pray

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News from the Village of Essendine – Dec 2020

Light up Essendine with Christmas lights and decorations – on Sunday December 6th, We are encouraging you to ‘up your game’ and really go to town on decorating the outside of your home and garden with Christmas lights. An official switch on is planned for 4.30pm.  It has been shown

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Appeal For Help!

We hope you love the new play equipment. The Under Five Play Area installation will start soon.  The Parish Council will be installing a new fence and gate to delineate the play area.  Looking ahead it would be nice to buy some picnic tables and plant a few trees.  Our

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News from the Village of Belmesthorpe – Dec 2020

NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH NEWS  Theft of catalytic converters from motor vehicles has been a recurrent crime in recent years, and a recent recurrence in Melton Mowbray serves as a timely reminder of the need to take steps to prevent this expensive nuisance.  Catalytic converters have a value of £300-400 rising to several hundreds

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St. John’s Ryhall Restoration & Renewal Plan update – Dec 2020

Thank you to all those who have supported fundraising activities or sent donations to save our church. If you would still like to, please go to our GoFundMe page at https://www.gofundme.com/manage/church-restoration-campaign or send a donation to Rev Jo Saunders revjosaunders@live.co.uk. We are very grateful for your support.  November started with the

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News from the Village of Ryhall – Dec 2020

FLAGPOLE: Sunday 8th November, Remembrance Sunday, and Wednesday 11th November, Armistice Day, saw the flying of the Union Flag in remembrance of those who gave their lives in the line of duty for us all.  “They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:  Age shall not

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