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Autumn Coffee Morning

NEWS FROM ST ANDREWS ASHFORD BOWDLER October 2019

We were all deeply saddened by the death of Michael Shallow on September 10th. Michael and Wendy came to live at The Old Vicarage following his retirement as administrator at Chichester Cathedral and before that he had been a Captain in the Royal Navy. He brought his administrative skills to the services of both the …

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THE RECTOR’S LETTER

Dear Friends I am delighted to be able to welcome Revd. Preb Nick Helm, to the Benefice. Nick will have been licensed to the Benefice as an Associate Priest, by the Bishop of Ludlow on Sunday 22nd September. Nick currently works as Ministerial & Spiritual Development and Curate Training Officer for the Diocese of Hereford …

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LETTER FROM THE DIOCESE

Final Thoughts Soon after I moved to Hereford I wrote a parish magazine article entitled “First Impressions”. Now it’s time to write my last article and I’ve been reflecting on those first impressions. Second only to the wheel, the sat-nav is a wonderful invention. I’ve got lost a few times, but what a wonderful area …

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A letter from the Diocese

Good Friday in September On 14 September the Church celebrates Holy Cross Day. While Good Friday is dedicated to the Passion of Christ, Holy Cross day celebrates the cross itself, as the instrument of our salvation. According to tradition, the true Cross was discovered in 326 by Helena, mother of Constantine, the Roman emperor, during …

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A letter from the Rector

Dear Friends, At the time of writing I am beginning to think about and plan for our holiday in a few weeks time. Hopefully most of you have managed a break of some kind over the summer months. One of the things that I love about holidays is having the opportunity to walk along the …

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News from St. Andrew’s, Ashford Bowdler – April 19

Our annual parish meetings took place in the church on 25th March with the Rector, Rev. Lyn Money, and 11 members of our electoral roll present, the same as last year. At the Annual Meeting of Parishioners, Ann Lansdell was re-elected to serve as churchwarden for another year and a vote of thanks for her …

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St Mary Magdalene’s Annual Meeting

The Annual Meeting of Parishioners and the Annual Parochial Church Meeting will be held in Ashford Carbonell Church on Thursday 4th April 2019 starting at 7.00 pm. The Church Electoral Roll, which is renewed every six years, is due for renewal this year. Application forms (ER2) are being distributed to all those named on the …

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News from St. Andrew’s, Ashford Bowdler – Feb 19

Annual MeetingsThe Annual Meeting of Parishioners and the Annual Parochial Church Meeting will be held in St. Andrew’s Church on Monday, 25th March, 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 hear …

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

Tom Froggatt Many people in the two Ashfords were deeply saddened to hear of the death of Tom Froggatt shortly before Christmas. Tom and Shirley had lived for many years at Ashford Mill, previously owned by Tom’s parents, following his retirement from Barclays Bank. They moved to Craven Arms in 2015 but continued to worship …

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