Category Archive: Church

Mar 31

News from St. Andrew’s, Ashford Bowdler – Mar

Annual Meetings The Annual Meeting of Parishioners and the Annual Parochial Church Meeting will be held in St. Andrew’s Church on Monday, 16th April, starting at 7.30pm. The first meeting is open to all residents of Ashford Bowdler, while the second is only for those on the church electoral roll. This is your chance to …

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Jan 29

Christmas Tree Festival St Mary’s Caynham

At the sixth Christmas Tree Festival in St Mary’s Church Caynham, Pantomimes proved to be a popular theme, with fourteen decorated trees. From Aladdin to Snow White, so many imaginative ideas were on display. A large tree was also laden with all seventy eight gifts listed in the Twelve Days of Christmas, to-gether with information …

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Jan 29

News from St. Andrew’s, Ashford Bowdler – Jan

We welcome Revd. Lynn Money as our new Rector for the Ashford’s Group of parishes and we are delighted that she has chosen to lead her first service in the group here at Ashford Bowdler. Her installation service at Richard’s Castle on 17th January was a memorable occasion, which gave her the opportunity to meet …

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Jan 29

St Mary Magdalene – Easter

Easter Sunday Church Service – 9.30am Sunday April 1st Please note that the collection taken at this service will, as usual, go to The College of St Barnabas. If you would like to make a donation, please put it into a yellow envelope. Please make cheques payable to “the College of St Barnabas”. If you …

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Nov 18

News from St. Andrew’s, Ashford Bowdler – Nov

Our Harvest Festival evensong was led by Geoffrey Adams on Sunday 8th October and most people stayed on for refreshments afterwards at Church House. The collection of £181.84 was as usual donated to the Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution. Our thanks to all who attended and donated. There will be no morning service on Remembrance Sunday …

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Sep 24

News from St. Andrew’s, Ashford Bowdler – Oct

On Saturday, 9th September, Kirstie and John Turner hosted a village coffee morning at Old Yew Tree Farmhouse in aid of church funds, which raised the very useful sum of £195. Many thanks to all those who donated items for the refreshments and the raffle and to those who supported us on the day. Also …

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Sep 24

News from St. Andrew’s, Ashford Bowdler – Sept

Susannah Hall has once again kindly agreed to ride for us in the Shropshire Historic Churches Trust sponsored cycle ride on Saturday 9th September, and her sponsorship form is on the table at the back of the church for anyone to sign who has not already done so. As usual, all money raised by Susannah …

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May 29

News from St Andrew’s Ashford Bowdler – May

On 30th March we held our annual parish meetings in the church, with Rev. Richard Mutter in the chair and 6 members of our electoral roll present, considerably fewer than the 15 who attended last year. After nobly stepping into the breach last year, Margaret Small had decided not to seek re-election as churchwarden. She …

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Mar 16

News from St Andrew’s Ashford Bowdler – Mar

As mentioned in the February magazine, the Annual Meeting of Parishioners and the Annual Parochial Church Meeting will be held in St. Andrew’s Church on Thursday, 30th March, starting at 7pm. The first meeting is open to all residents of Ashford Bowdler, while the second is only for those on the church electoral roll. This …

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Mar 16

Mar 17 – St Mary Magdalene

Between April and September this year, while the church is being refurbished there will be no Sunday services. However on April 9th, the Family Service will be held in the Village Hall, starting with a procession from the church door at 9.30 to celebrate Palm Sunday. On April 16th, there will be Family Service in …

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