St Giles Church in Desborough enjoyed “a Christmas miracle” during the festive season when stolen silverware from the church turned up in a neighbour’s garden!
This summer, almost 1,000 bishops from all over the world will be gathering in Canterbury for the Lambeth Conference. Some of the bishops, including from our link dioceses in Korea, will be spending a few days beforehand at Launde Abbey with Bishop Donald and myself. A key theme of the conference will be the global [...]
In my day it was about this time of year that the world seemed grey. All colour was bleached from the landscape leaving it tired and bare. Until that is, a shaft of fierce bright light pierced life’s horizon, slicing through the grim pale sky of destiny. Romance stormed in to give us all a [...]
February 14th is the Feast day of St Valentine, the Patron Saint of Lovers. Who was St Valentine? There were two St Valentines. There may be many others! Neither were connected with lovers or courting couples and both were executed in the 3rd Century. One was a priest and doctor, the other the Bishop of [...]
Thank you to everyone who came along to the Christingle Service on the 22nd December 2019. A special thank you to ALL the committee members who arranged the service. We would also like to thank Finedon Co-op who once again provided the oranges. We raised a total of £188.67 from everyone’s kind donations. This money [...]
The results of the January church monthly draw are as follows: Total receipts of £232.00 are divided equally between the winners and the church funds. Winning numbers for the December monthly draw are: 1st prize 137 £58.00 2nd prize 155 £34.80 3rd prize 92 £23.20 If you would [...]
Clerk: Mrs Julia Tufnail Office Hours: Monday-Friday Mornings 51 Market Road, Thrapston, Northants, NN14 4JT Telephone: 07496 885235 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.finedontowncouncil.gov.uk Your Councillors: Laurence Harper, Chairman Terry Kendall-Torry, Vice Chair & Planning Malcolm Ward, also WBC Sally Farrell, Gill Spencer, Gordon Swann, Stuart Cooper, Andrew Weatherill also WBC, Mike Bentley, Dennis Willmott, Ray [...]
For several decades now the Pantomime, and the Finedon Church Sunday School Entertainment Committee, have been significant in keeping the Star Hall in existence in its present form. But how far back does this type of entertainment go?
Ash Wednesday reminds us of Jesus starting his 40 days and nights of fasting in the desert.
Our opening dates for the garden scheme are 23rd February, 2020