ST MARY MAGDALENE CHURCH WARDINGTON HER MAJESTY QUEEN ELIZABETH II ACCESSION DAY 6th FEBRUARY 1952 ‡‡‡‡ FAMILY SERVICE ‡‡‡‡ SUNDAY 6th FEBRUARY 2022 10.00 am ‡‡‡‡ THE SERVICE WILL BE FOLLOWED BY: THE CEREMONIAL PLANTING OF A TREE IN THE CHURCHYARD TO MARK THE PLATINUM JUBILEE OF THE QUEEN’S ACCESSION ‡‡‡‡ REFRESHMENTS
The Christmas Fundraising Draw took place this morning. The lucky winners were: Long week-end in cottage in the Yorkshire Dales: Stephen Skinner Festive Christmas Hamper: Norman Hudson Champagne: Roderick Stell £30 Barn Farm Plants Voucher:
ST MARY MAGDALENE CHURCH WARDINGTON CHRISTMAS SERVICES In the light of the latest Covid-19 situation it has been decided to change some of the planned Christmas Church services as follows: CAROL SERVICE - This is postponed from tomorrow (December 17th) until Christmas Eve (December 24th) at 4.00pm. It will be in the open air in the Churchyard. Whilst still including Carols and Readings the service will be shorter than usual. Please wrap up well and wear face coverings. CRIB SERVICE - This is effectively replaced by the Carol Service and the Nativity Crib will be in the Churchyard for children to gather around. FAMILY COMMUNION - This service on Sunday, 19th December at 10.00am will take place as planned. HOLY
The St Mary Magdalene, Wardington, Christmas Fundraising Draw will close on Monday 21st December. Please do consider buying some tickets if you haven't already. ENTER ON-LINE - CLICK HERE! Join our Church Christmas Fund Raising Appeal with Prizes to be won too! Prizes to include: Long week-end in cottage in the Yorkshire Dales Festive Christmas Hamper Champagne £30 Barn Farm Plants Voucher Mumford Butchers Voucher Meal for Two (inc Wine) at the Hare & Hounds Case of Carlsberg Lager Case of Ale Wine Follow the link to the ticket page. Pledge the number of tickets you want and pay by BACS to be entered into the draw. Full instructions on the Prize Draw page.
St Mary Magdalene, Wardington, Christmas Fundraising Draw. ENTER ON-LINE - CLICK HERE! Join our Church Christmas Fund Raising Appeal with Prizes to be won too! Prizes to include: Long week-end in cottage in the Yorkshire Dales (donated by Roderick & Nikki Stell) Festive Christmas Hamper (donated by DSV (UK) Ltd) Champagne £30 Barn Farm Plants Voucher Mumford Butchers' Voucher Meal for Two (with Wine) at Hare & Hounds Bottles of red wine for Christmas Case of Carlsberg Lager Case of Ale Follow the link to the ticket page. Pledge the number of tickets you want and pay by BACS to be entered into the draw. Full instructions on the Prize Draw page.
ST MARY MAGDALENE CHURCH WARDINGTON SERVICE OF REMEMBRANCE AT THE WAR MEMORIAL ‡‡‡‡ SUNDAY 14th NOVEMBER 10.55 am ‡‡‡‡ "LEST WE FORGET" ‡‡‡‡ COLLECTION FOR ROYAL BRITISH LEGION ‡‡‡‡ THERE WILL BE NO SERVICE IN CHURCH AFTERWARDS
The family of the late Lord and Lady Wardington has gifted the ownership of the Cricket Ground to the Trustees* of Wardington Memorial Hall with immediate effect. In practice all the village community facilities, the Memorial Hall, the Cricket Ground and the Children’s Playground, will now have common ownership. However each of the current or future user organisations will continue to manage their activities independently. Some fifty years ago Lord Wardington made an unwritten agreement whereby Wardington Cricket Club may have continued use of the Cricket Ground so long as cricket continued to be played there. A condition included in the transfer effectively continues that agreement in perpetuity by stating that the owners of the Cricket Ground may not permit
ST MARY MAGDALENE CHURCH THE CHURCH TENOR BELL WILL BE TOLLED WITH 99 STRIKES DURING THE 30 MINUTES PRIOR TO THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH'S FUNERAL SERVICE AT 3.00pm ON SATURDAY
The Rt Revd Dr Steven Croft, Bishop of Oxford, writes: "The prayers of the whole Diocese of Oxford are with Her Majesty the Queen and the Royal Family today and in the coming days as we mourn the death of Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh. "We give thanks for Prince Philip’s long and extraordinary life, his faithful service to Queen and country, his support especially for young people, his humour, honesty and integrity and strong Christian faith and especially his steadfast support to the Queen over the long years of their marriage. "Philip has been at the centre of our national life for so many decades offering a model of strength and stability. He will be greatly missed. May
EASTER DAY AT ST MARY MAGDALENE CHURCH WARDINGTON 10.00am EASTER FAMILY SERVICE WITH HYMNS IN THE CHURCHYARD EASTER EGGS FOR ALL CHILDREN! SOCIAL DISTANCING AND FACE COVERINGS LED BY: SUE UPTON (WEATHER PERMITTING - IF NOT, IN THE CHURCH)