Benefice News and Forthcoming Events

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

LOGO - Thy Kingdom Come

Thy Kingdom Come

Thy Kingdom Come Celebration on Saturday 19th May will welcome Christians of all denominations and The Archbishop of Canterbury (!) to St Albans Abbey for a service at 6.30pm. Thy Kingdom Come is from 10-20th May 2018;  praying for the ten days from Ascension Day to Pentecost is traditional, recalling the actions of the disciples following Jesus’ ascension. Two prayers are the focus

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St Albans Easter Pilgrimage 2 April

How will you spend this Easter Monday? Why not join Ian and Christine Smith and other pilgrims from across St Albans Diocese to celebrate the risen Christ at St Albans Cathedral.  Now in its eighth decade, the annual Pilgrimage and service have become a family event which now includes grandparents, parents, young children (in pushchairs), babies (in prams), the family

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Lent Course 2018

Throughout Lent a Lent Course will be  run within the Benefice. Each of the first four sessions takes one of the qualities mentioned in the Diocese Living God’s Love prayer: generosity, joy, imagination and courage. The final session looks at the context in which these qualities are set: “to live your love … for the sake of the world” The dates,

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PHOTO - Gillian Kern Licensing

Benefice welcomes new Reader

On Sunday 14 May Gillian Kern was licensed as a new Reader for the Benefice of Silsoe, Flitton and Pulloxhill. Gillian has a long association with the Church, having led the 3 churches choir for many years before deciding to train as a Reader. As a Reader she will work with Rev Dave Bell to lead worship, preach and to

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PHOTO - The Benefice Team

New Deacon Licensed

About 1,000 people filled the Abbey at St Albans to contribute and support the ordination of 19 new Deacons for the Diocese. Among themhow now appears i msy slka;lkdfl was Ian Smith who will be a self supporting curate for the Benefice.  Rev Ian Smith took part in his first service in the Benefice on Sunday 9 July, a United Benefice

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