THE REMEMBRANCE WAS OBSERVED THROUGH OUT ALL THE VILLAGES.
BARROWDEN AND WAKERLEY
CAME TOGETHER FOR A SHARED SERVICE AT WAKERLEY AT 11.00.
Lynch Gate, Wakerley
Wakerley Church on Remembrance Sunday with the congregation from the two villages
Wakerley Roll of Honour
BELLS WERE RUNG AT BARROWDEN FROM 10.25 TILL 10.54 IN A SOLEMN HALF- MUFFLED PEAL, THEN A 100 TENOR TOLL FROM 10.55 TO 10.59 . FROM 12.30 TO 13.00 THE OPEN BELLS WERE RUNG TO CELEBRATE THE OUTBREAK OF THE PEACE.FOR . FOR ALL BELLRINGERS THE SIGNING OF THE ARMISTICE IS A HUGELY SIGNIFICANT OCCASION.
IN THE EVENING A SHORT SERVICE OF READINGS AND HYMNS ON THE VILLAGE GREEN WAS FOLLOWED BY THE LIGHTING OF A BEACON.
Barrowden Beacon being lit by the Tylers whose relations, the Curtis brothers fell in WW1 MORCOTT REMEMBRANCE
The service in Morcott was led by the Churchwardens, with a larger than usual attendance on this special day. The names of the Fallen from both World Wars was read by John Williams, and the Last Post played by Eric Hazelwood. This year, a wreath was placed beneath the Roll of Honour, which named all those who served in the Great War, not only those who died but those who survived. The commemorative Horseshoe was placed on the War Memorial at the far end of the High Street and will now find a permanent home in St Mary’s Church.
Morcott War Memorial
Morcott Roll of Honour DUDDINGTON WITH TIXOVER REMEMBRANCE
picture from duddington to follow
SOUTH LUFFENHAM REMEMBRANCE
Thanks to Janet for decorating the Church so beautifully.
Pictured are Robin Rowland and Mark Waik who led our act of remembrance, and family members of Wilfred Chappell Spring who was born and brought up in South Luffenham. Wilfred died during his initial training for active service at the start of the 1
All are Welcome
at any of our Services across the Benefice this Sunday, Trinity 19
9.30 am Duddington Church
Holy communion and Baptism (CA)(BCP)
11.00 am Morcott Church
Harvest Festival and Baptism (CA)
6.00 pm South Luffenham Church
Readings: Heb. 1. 1-4: 2. 5-12 Mark 10. 2-16 BCP. Eph 4.17-end Matt. 9.1-8
CA = The Very Reverend Christopher Armstrong AR= Mrs Anne Robinson (Reader) BCP= Book of Common Prayer
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 held the first service, an Evensong
accompanied by the Tudor Quire followed by a Harvest Supper.
Duddington Harvest Festival
Duddington Harvest Lunch
South Luffenham 1
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
Followed by excellent refreshments.
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
35 people were present with the lovely evening sun shining through church windows. Traditional hymns were accompanied by music played by our wonderful organist.
Christopher talked about the farmers very difficult year from beginning to end. A Harvest Party afterwards with wine and food.
All are Welcome at any of our Services
across the Benefice this Sunday, Trinity 14
• 8.00 am Barrowden Church Holy communion (BCP)( CA)
• 9.30 am Duddington Church Holy communion (CA)
• 11.00 am Morcott Church Holy Communion (CA)
• 6.00 pm South Luffenham Church Evensong (BCP)(AR)
Readings: James 1. 17-end Mark 7. 1-8, 14 -15, 21-23 BCP Gal. 5. 16-24 Luke 17. 11-19
CA = The Very Reverend Christopher Armstrong AR= Mrs Anne Robinson (Reader)
BCP= Book of Common Prayer
All are Welcome at any of our Services across the Benefice this Sunday, Trinity 13
• 9.30 am South Luffenham Church: Holy Communion (CA )
• 11.00 am Barrowden Church: Holy Communion (CA)
Readings: Eph. 6. 10 – 20 John 6. 56 – 69
CA =The Very Reverend Christopher Armstrong AR = Mrs Ann Robinson, Reader
SUMMER IN THE VILLAGE
We enjoyed a great community walk and nature trail this week.
informal games of rounders on
th August 6-7pm at South Luffenham cricket field.
Next Monday – 13
th August – Crafts and Coffee in the village hall 10.30-11.30
£1.50 per family (includes coffee!)
No booking required – just join us for some fun!
St Mary’s Church South Luffenham presents
‘SUMMER IN THE VILLAGE’
Summer activities for kids, families and the community. Open to all. Please join us…
@ South Luffenham Cricket Ground THURSDAYS 2 nd, 9 th, 16 th August 6-7pm
Casual, fun games of rou nders, all ages and abilities welcome to play.
Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Participation at own risk.
Community Walk and Picnic
Monday 6 th August 10.30-1pm meet at South Luffenham Playground
3 mile walk on roads to North Luffenham with kids’ Nature Treasure Hunt returning to the playground in South Luffenham.
Bring your own picnic to eat together at the playground – or just join us for the picnic!
Crafts & Coffee
@South Luffenham Village Hall Monday 13 th August 10.30-11.30
Children’s crafts and activities – tea and coffee for the grown-ups. No unaccompanied children.
Suitable for families with children from birth to age 11. Entry £1.50 per family, tea and coffee included
Church Family Service
@St Mary’s Church South Luffenham Sundays 12 th August and 9 th September 9.30
Service for families with songs for children
All are welcome to our church service this Sunday, Trinity 9.
Benefice Service for all Parishes
• 10am South Luffenham Church
Readings ;Eph. 3. 14 – end John 6. 1 – 21