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HARVEST FESTIVALS IN THE BENEFICE. 26TH SEPTEMBER 2018

HARVEST FESTIVALS IN THE BENEFICE. 26TH SEPTEMBER 2018

OVER THE LAST TWO WEEKS ALL THE SEPARATE PARISHES

HAVE BEEN CELEBRATING THEIR HARVEST FESTIVALS.

WITH THE EXCEPTIONAL WEATHER THIS YEAR PRODUCING OUR CROPS HAS BEEN VERY CHALLENGING.

For all people  in their varied jobs Thanksgiving was given to God for a years work completed and prayers offered for our continuing success in supporting the communities they work for..

Collections have been made for the food bank

Duddington

Duddington held the first service, an Evensong

  accompanied by the Tudor Quire followed by a Harvest Supper.

 

Duddington Harvest Festival
Duddington Harvest Festival

 

Duddington
Duddington Harvest Lunch

South Luffenham

South Luffenham
South Luffenham

South Luffenham 1
South Luffenham 1

South Luffenham 2
South Luffenham 2

Thank you to everyone who made our Harvest Festival such a success.

The Church was beautifully decorated and lunch was delicious!

Wakerley with Barrowden

With the closure of Barrowden Church all were made welcome at Wakerley their sister Parish.

Evensong was sung with the Tudor Quire singing the psalms and anthems.

Wakerley with Barrowden
Wakerley with Barrowden
Wakerley with Barrowden
Wakerley with Barrowden

Followed by excellent refreshments.

Tixover

Tixover completed the series where a a farming community completed the day with Evensong in the BCP old tradition and Harvest Supper.

HARVESTING IN FRONT OF ST LUKES TIXOVER
HARVESTING IN FRONT OF ST LUKES TIXOVER

35 people were present with the lovely evening sun shining through church windows. Traditional hymns were accompanied by music played by our wonderful organist.

Tixover
Tixover

Christopher talked about the farmers very difficult year from beginning to end. A Harvest Party afterwards with wine and food.

Tixover
Tixover
CHURCH SERVICES: SUNDAY 1st OCTOBER 2017

CHURCH SERVICES: SUNDAY 1st OCTOBER 2017

 

  • All are Welcome at any of our Services across the Benefice this Sunday, 16th after Trinity
  • 8.00 am   Barrowden Church                 Holy communion  (BCP)( CA)
  • 11.00 am  Morcott Church                      Harvest Festival and Lunch (CA)
  • 5.00 pm  Duddington Church                Harvest Festival and Supper (CA)
  • 6.00 pm  South Luffenham Church      Evensong (BCP)(AR)

     Readings: Phil. 2.1-13  Matt. 21. 23-32

     BCP: Eph. 3. 13-end  Luke 7. 11-17

    CA = The Very Reverend Christopher Armstrong   AR= Mrs Anne Robinson (Reader)

    BCP= Book of Common Prayer