Lent Groups - our villages' Saints

Lent Groups - Wednesdays 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th March, 5th April, at 1pm-3pm. This year in our weekly Lent meetings we are going to look at the lives of the various saints to which our Benefice churches are dedicated. For the first five Wednesdays in Lent the group will meet for a soup lunch, followed by reflections on the saints to whom our churches are dedicated as a source of inspiration. Do join us to find out more about our heritage and to meet people from other nearby villages. Wed 8 March - Sara Bristow’s home: The Old Forge, Sandford St Martin Wed 15 March - Jennie Schuster’s home: The Grange, Over Worton Wed 22 March - Ginny Elliot’s home: Holliers House, Middle Barton Wed 29 March

Am I being unfair to you?

The Women’s World Day of Prayer is Friday 3rd March. On this day over 5,000 services will be held in the British Isles on the theme “Am I being unfair to you?”. Locally we will have a service at Duns Tew at 7pm. Please note, the Day of Prayer is not just for women. Everyone is welcome to attend! This interdenominational service has been prepared by Christian women in the Philippines. It challenges us to think about justice in the world and in our own society. In 2013 Typhoon Haiyan (named locally as “Yolanda”) struck the Philippine islands in the western Pacific Ocean. This is mentioned in the service but you will also hear the stories of a girl, a mother and an older woman, recounting the

Bel Canto 'Sing'

Bel Canto presents a concert of popular song (with a closing collection for very local charities) on Saturday 25th February at 7pm, in Steeple Barton church.

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