THE REMEMBRANCE WAS OBSERVED THROUGH OUT ALL THE VILLAGES.
BARROWDEN AND WAKERLEY
CAME TOGETHER FOR A SHARED SERVICE AT WAKERLEY AT 11.00.
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.
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.
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 1stWorld War.
HARVEST FESTIVALS IN THE BENEFICE. 26TH SEPTEMBER 2018
All are Welcome at any of our Services across the Benefice this Sunday, The fourth Sunday of Epiphany
The presentation of Christ in the Temple.
Remembrance of Holocaust victims.
Candlemas at Tixover.
• 9.30 am South Luffenham Church: Holy Communion (CA )
• 11.00 am Barrowden Church: Holy Communion (CA)
The new crèche will be in operation again for young children at The Barrowden Rectory.
Children will be brought over at the end of the service to join their parents. All are welcome.
• 5.00 pm Tixover Church Candlemas (CA)
Readings: Rev.12 1-5a, Mark 1. 21-28
Tixover BCP Candlemas Gal.4 1-7 Luke 2. 22-40
CA =The Very Reverend Christopher Armstrong
On the day when we remember the visit of the three kings to Bethlehem to find the baby Jesus, we have some pictures of the Duddington crib. This crib was originally made for the disabled children, when they had a home at Tixover Manor.
Fifteen walkers and two dogs took part in the Rogation ramble from Barrowden to Tixover. We were blessed with perfect weather and enjoyed the hospitality that the good folk from Tixover provided after the service. Thank you to all who participated.