Benefice News and Forthcoming Events

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

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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Tea at the Vicarage 2018

As a thank you to everyone in the Benefice for  their continued support for Kath and Dave they invite you to join them for Tea at the Vicarage on Saturday 11th August 2018 from 2 to 4pm. Would you please let Kath know  (01525 861163) if you are intending to come as this will help greatly with the catering arrangements.

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Rev Ian Smith celebrates his first communion as a priest.

On Sunday 1 July 2018, the day after his priesting at St Albans Abbey, Ian Smith led his first communion. The service was a United Benefice service, held at St James the Apostle Pulloxhill, and attended by over 110 people from across the Benefice. Introducing the service Dave Bell congratulated Ian Smith on his priesting and commented on what a

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Priesting of Ian Smith

On 30 June 2018 Ian Smith together with 19 other candidates from the Diocese was priested at St Albans Abbey. A congregation of about 1,000 attended the service to witness the priesting of these individuals led by the Bishop of St Albans the Very Revd. Dr Alan Smith. A coach had been organised for people from the Benefice to attend

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Missed out on Baptism?

Perhaps you have thought, this is something I should get round to at some stage in life? Now is your chance! We are running a course for adults interested in being baptised. Three sessions: (max one hour each) Saturday 14th July 10.30am    Saturday 28th July 10.30am Tuesday 31st July 8pm If you are interested contact Rev Dave Bell 01525 861163

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