Benefice News and Forthcoming Events

Details of forthcoming events around the Benefice can be found by clicking on the appropriate button below:

Advent Course 2018

The weeks building up to Christmas are one of the most difficult times for us to focus on God. We can feel the weight of buying gifts, preparing for guests, putting up the Christmas tree and fitting in parties alongside our regular lives. Sometimes it feels more like work than celebration. It takes great intentionality to make space for Christ

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Diocese Christmas Video 2018

The Diocese hope that the video will be seen by those  that are already regular worshipers to both enjoy and share it. However the Diocese is mainly  aiming it at those who currently have little or no contact with the church. It is hoped that as many people as possible will view this film online and be encouraged to attend a

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Christmas Visit to Luton Christian Bookshop

A visit to the book shop is being arranged for Thursday 29th November 7.30pm The Maple Close Home Group have organised a visit to the bookshop to see the Christmas cards, gifts and Traidcraft goods that are now on sale. There is a good range of Christian books and Bibles. Seasonal refreshments are being provided and there is time to

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Visit to Balliol College Oxford 21 October

As many of you may know, Balliol College Oxford are the Patrons of both Flitton and Pulloxhill churches and have therefore been involved in the history and decision making of our Benefice. We have been invited to Balliol by the College Chaplain, the Revd. Canon Bruce Kinsey on Sunday 21 October. This is open to anyone across the Benefice to attend

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Great Vicarage Tea Party

Once again Dave & Kath entertained members of the congregations from all 3 Churches in the Benefice to an excellent tea party. Having better contacts than many of us do the weather was very favourable after the deluge and hailstones from the previous day. Over 80 people accepted their kind invitation to the tea party and enjoyed a fine array

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The Benefice PCCs enjoy social evening together

On Monday evening 9 July Dave & Kath Bell hosted a social gathering for members and their partners of all three PCCs  in the Benefice together with the ministry team. Blessed with a fine evening everyone gathered in the garden to meet up with old friends and make new friends from the other Churches and to meet the “other halves”.

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