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Rev Jo’s Letter – Nov 2020

By the time you read this we shall be approaching Advent, that time of waiting and preparation for the coming of Christ, and my favourite season of the church year with its air of expectation about our readings. In ‘normal’ times I would be making sure we sang all my

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Remember, remember …

November – 1st: All Saints, 2nd: All Souls, 5th: Guy Fawkes, 8th: Remembrance, 11th: Armistice… 22nd: Christ the King (and 29th is Advent Sunday this year). Lots of church, community, and civic highlights. This year still very real, and very important – but subdued and maybe overshadowed by the virus.

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News from the Village of Carlby – Nov 2020

ARLBY PLAYING FIELD: We continue to work on improving the facilities at the Playing Field and the good news is we now have some more play equipment. We have added a seesaw, balance beams and some stepping-stones for everyone to enjoy. More good news, we have finally managed to get

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St. Mary Magdalene’s Church Essendine – Nov 2020

Greetings to you all from St Mary Magdalene’s Church. I hope you are all keeping well and warm as the cold weather arrives. It is lovely to light our wood-burner although it is easy to then sit by the fire all evening and not get on with jobs! On the

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St. Stephen’s Church Carlby – Nov 2020

NOVEMBER: CHURCH FLOWERS 1st – Mrs E Barton8th & 15th – Mrs J Skeaping 22nd – Ms S Flint CHURCH CLEANER Mrs N. Howells After what seems like a very long summer we are now well into autumn or winter, and Christmas will be with us very soon. What is

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Answered Prayers In Antigua

Jill Cannings visited Antigua as part of her work as Peterborough Diocesan Mothers’ Union President. My visit to Antigua came along in an unexpected way. Seeking some winter sun and having never been to the West Indies, I thought that I had randomly chose Antigua. However, I have since become

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News from the Village of Essendine – Nov 2020

SPATE OF VEHICLE BREAK–INS: In early October, as you may have seen on the Next Door Neighbourhood Site, villagers were alerting us to theft from a range of both locked and unlocked vehicles, particularly around Dunlin Road, Avocet Close and Plover Road. There were also 2 vehicles targeted in Glen

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Ryhall Methodist Church – Nov 2020

Some facts about Methodism… We are a Church, so yes, we ordain, we baptize, we confirm and we cele- brate the Eucharist We are non-conformist, but not entirely Free Church;We aren’t evangelical about teetotalism…we’re about responsible drinking. All of our Presbyters and any preaching Deacons will have been lay preach-

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News from the Village of Belmesthorpe – Nov 2020

In days gone by, when elections were often subject to irregular practices, voters could be bribed to cast their vote for a particular candidate by having drinks bought for them. Blue was the colour of the Whigs. It was not unknown for wealthy C19th Whig landowners to insist on a

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

Michelle and Andrew Nebel have raised £170 with their latest bric-a-brac stall in memory of Ryhall villager Joan Caplan. Many thanks to Joan’s family who donated many of the items and to the Nebels for all their efforts fund-raising for the Church Roof, helped by Betty Edwards and Karen Blake.

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