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BENEFICE NEWSLETTER – SUNDAY 7 MARCH

Dear Congregation and Friends of St Mary, Newsletter. Please find attached this week’s Benefice Newsletter and associated documents.  Opening Up of Churches.  You will see from the Newsletter that the Benefice is now beginning to open up our churches for … Continue reading

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Benefice Newsletter for 28th February & Local Villages Newsletter for March

Dear Congregation and Friends of St Mary, Please find attached this week’s Benefice Newsletter and associated documents from Lucy. I would draw your attention to an update on the lockdown as it effects the Benefice which Norma has written. I have … Continue reading

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Benefice Newsletter 21st February & GoFundMe Page

Dear Congregation and Friends of St Mary, My apologies for the delay in last week’s Newsletter being sent out – it got stuck in my outbox! Anyway, please find attached this week’s Benefice Newsletter for Sunday and the associated documents.  … Continue reading

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Longcot Village Church GoFundMe

Longcot Village Trust has set up a GoFundMe page to try and raise the final £40,000 to renovate and improve the Church. These improvements will include  an internal oak framed mezzanine structure with a staircase leading to a gallery at … Continue reading

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Benefice Newsletter Sunday 14th February

Dear Congregation and Friends of St Mary, Please find attached the Benefice Newsletter for Sunday and associated documents from Lucy.  Details of the Benefice online services this Sunday can be found at: https://www.facebook.com/shrivenhamandashbury/.   And just for information at this time: … Continue reading

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Benefice Newsletter 7th February

Dear Congregation and Friends of St Mary, Please find attached the Benefice Newsletter for Sunday and associated documents from Lucy.  After a Longcot Sunset was included in the Newsletter last week, please find another Longcot Sunset and the St Mary … Continue reading

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Newsletter 31st January

Dear Congregation and Friends of St Mary, Please find attached the Benefice Newsletter for Sunday and associated documents from Lucy. In addition I have attached a copy of the local villages newsletter for February. Details of the Benefice online services … Continue reading

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Benefice Newsletter 24th January

Dear Congregation and Friends of St Mary, Please find attached the Benefice Newsletter for Sunday and associated documents from Lucy. I have been asked when the new Bishop of Dorchester will take up his post, as it is now public … Continue reading

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Benefice Newsletter for 17th January & Message from the Lord-Lieutenant of Oxfordshire

Dear Congregation and Friends of St Mary, Please find attached the Benefice Newsletter for Sunday and associated documents from Lucy. In particular I would draw your attention to a message of support in the Newsletter from the Lord-Lieutenant of Oxfordshire, … Continue reading

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All Benefice Churches Closed Sunday 10th and 17th January

I am sorry that it has been necessary to close our church buildings again: we did not want to, but feel we have no choice in the current circumstances. The risks are too great. Malcolm Guite’s poem, Behind each number, … Continue reading

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