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Last Call for Ride & Stride 14th Sept.

Don't miss out on this years Ride + Stride event!  Ride + Stride is a national sponsored bike ride or walk in which people all over England walk or cycle between churches  Please see the Ride and Stride news announcement for details: https://mailchi.mp/ohct/j6olxopvor?e=a9b97ad7f8

Holy Week in Shires’ Edge Benefice

Holy Week Church Services in Shires' Edge Benefice   April 15th Monday in Holy Week, 7.00pm Evening Prayer from The Book of Common Prayer, at St Mary Magdalene, Wardington   April 16th Tuesday in Holy Week, 12.00 noon Holy Communion, using Iona Community liturgy, at St Mary the Virgin, Cropredy   April 17th Wednesday in Holy Week, 7.00pm Using the service of Night Prayer or Compline for Holy Week Reflections, at St James the Great, Claydon   April 18th Maundy Thursday, 7.00pm Commemoration of the Last Supper and stripping of the sanctuary, at All Saints', Great Bourton   April 19th Good Friday, 2.00pm Reflections on the Cross, at All Saints' Mollington   April 21st Easter Day, celebrations in all parishes

Church Roof Appeal

Church Roof Appeal As a reminder last November a large section of lead was stolen from the Church roof. Fortunately our insurers will cover the £20,000 cost of repairs. However there is a £500 excess to pay and there are some further unforeseen costs which may well fall outside the insurance cover. The Appeal's original target of £500 has now been reached but we have now extended the overall target to £1,000. A big thank you to all those in the village who have already supported the Appeal but we are still seeking further donations, even just £10, so as to ensure the inevitable unforeseen costs can be covered. If you would like to contribute towards the repairs please either: Send a donation to:

Church Roof Appeal

Wardington Church Roof Appeal In November last year a large section of lead was stolen from the Church roof. Following a similar theft from the roof of the chancel in 2011 various recommendations from our insurers, including the installation of a roof security system, were carried out. We were most grateful then to the many people - over eighty - in the village who contributed to the specific appeal for funds. Fortunately our insurers will cover the £20,000 cost of repairs. However there is a £500 excess to pay and there may be some further unforeseen costs which fall outside the insurance cover which we will not know about until after the work starts in early March. We are therefore appealing for

CAROL SINGING IN WARDINGTON – Tomorrow, 6pm

Please join us tomorrow evening at 6pm... The Friends of St. Mary Magdalene, Wardington, are pleased to announce that we will once again be staging our festive sing-song: In Upper Wardington on the Old Pool Green on Thursday 20th December 2018 6.00 – 6.45pm Carols around the brazier Mulled wine, mince pies and hot sausage rolls. We will be accompanied by the Wardington Hand-Bell Ringers and song sheets of well-known carols will be available. Please bring along a torch and join us in celebrating the festive season. We will be collecting money for the Friends of St Mary Magdalene to help look after our beautiful church. Please give generously.

CAROL SINGING IN WARDINGTON – Thurs. 20th Dec. 6pm

The Friends of St. Mary Magdalene, Wardington, are pleased to announce that we will once again be staging our festive sing-song: In Upper Wardington on the Old Pool Green on Thursday 20th December 2018 6.00 – 6.45pm Carols around the brazier Mulled wine, mince pies and hot sausage rolls. We will be accompanied by the Wardington Hand-Bell Ringers and song sheets of well-known carols will be available. Please bring along a torch and join us in celebrating the festive season. We will be collecting money for the Friends of St Mary Magdalene to help look after our beautiful church. Please give generously.

CAROL SINGING IN WARDINGTON – Thurs. 20th Dec. 6pm

The Friends of St. Mary Magdalene, Wardington, are pleased to announce that we will once again be staging our festive sing-song: In Upper Wardington on the Old Pool Green on Thursday 20th December 2018 6.00 – 6.45pm Carols around the brazier Mulled wine, mince pies and hot sausage rolls. We will be accompanied by the Wardington Hand-Bell Ringers and song sheets of well-known carols will be available. Please bring along a torch and join us in celebrating the festive season. We will be collecting money for the Friends of St Mary Magdalene to help look after our beautiful church. Please give generously.

Easter Celebration – Sunday, 29th April – 4.00pm

This Sunday there will be an Easter Celebration at 4.00pm at St Mary Magdalene Church. A time of worship for all ages, in the midst of the Easter season, as we continue to celebrate the joy and hope of the Easter story. We will use prayer, music, story and blessing as part of this worship, and will be joined by the Gospel Bell group http://gospelbell.com/. Gospel Bell is an ensemble of musicians and singers based in Oxfordshire and Warwickshire who play traditional Gospel songs with an uplifting spiritual edge, with choruses that everyone can join in with. Tea/coffee and refreshments will be available afterwards. Come and join us!

Church Services

CHURCH SERVICES In future Church Services will not be published monthly on the News page. However they will published at least a month in advance in the "Events" and the "Church Services" sections.