Benefice News and Forthcoming Events
Details of forthcoming events around the Benefice can be found by clicking on the appropriate button below:
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
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
A visit to the book shop is being arranged for Thursday 30th August 7.30pm The Book shop have kindly offered to open on the above evening to allow anyone from our Benefice (and any friends) to visit, see what the shop sell and do. Enjoy a browse at the wide range of Bibles, study notes, books, cards, gifts and Fair
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”.
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.
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