ST MARY MAGDALENE CHURCH WARDINGTON WHILST CHURCH SERVICES ARE STILL PERMITTED, IN VIEW OF THE OVERALL LOCKDOWN AND THE CONTINUED RISE IN COVID-19 CASES IN CHERWELL DISTRICT, IT HAS BEEN DECIDED THAT THERE WILL BE NO CHURCH SERVICES IN WARDINGTON FOR THE REMAINDER OF JANUARY AND INTO FEBRUARY. THIS ALSO APPLIES TO ALL THE CHURCHES IN SHIRES' EDGE BENEFICE. THE POSITION WILL BE REVIEWED IN MID-FEBRUARY AHEAD OF ASH WEDNESDAY AT THE BEGINNING OF LENT. Revd HILARY CAMPBELL WILL BE HOLDING SUNDAY PRAYERS VIA ZOOM AT 10.00am EACH SUNDAY. PLEASE CONTACT HER ON 01295 750385 FOR SIGN-IN DETAILS. IF ANYONE FEELS IN NEED OF PASTORAL SUPPORT - OR KNOWS OF ANYONE ELSE WITH SUCH A NEED - PLEASE CONTACT
Thank you very much to everyone in the village who supported the Carols in the Churchyard on Christmas Eve. A splendid turnout of almost 100 to give a joyful start to the Christmas celebrations.
ST MARY MAGDALENE CHURCH WARDINGTON COMMUNAL WORSHIP CHURCH SERVICES ARE STILL PERMITTED IN TIER 4 REGIONS BUT, IN VIEW OF THE CONTINUED RISE IN COVID-19 CASES IN CHERWELL DISTRICT, IT HAS BEEN DECIDED THAT THERE WILL BE NO CHURCH SERVICES IN WARDINGTON FOR THE NEXT TWO SUNDAYS. THIS HAS THE APPROVAL OF THE BISHOP AND APPLIES TO ALL THE CHURCHES IN SHIRES' EDGE BENEFICE. Revd HILARY CAMPBELL WILL BE HOLDING SUNDAY PRAYERS VIA ZOOM AT 10.00am EACH SUNDAY. PLEASE CONTACT HER ON 01295 750385 FOR SIGN-IN DETAILS. OUR CHURCH WILL CONTINUE TO BE OPEN FOR PRIVATE PRAYER AND INDIVIDUAL VISITING ON FRIDAYS & SATURDAYS FROM 10.00am - 4.00pm AND SUNDAYS FROM 12.00noon - 4.00pm.
Join us in half an hour for the Wardington Carol Service in the churchyard. Optional Communion service follows.
A section of wall has collapsed onto the footpath between the old Plough pub and Chapel Cottages. The owners' agent has requested a builder attend urgently to make safe pending repair works in the New Year. Please take extra care when passing as this is currently unstable.
The Christmas Fundraising Draw took place this afternoon. The lucky winners were: Long week-end in cottage in the Yorkshire Dales: George Griffin Festive Christmas Hamper: Julie Campbell Champagne: Roderick Stell £30 Barn Farm Plants Voucher:
CHRISTMAS EVE AT ST MARY MAGDALENE CHURCH WARDINGTON 4.00pm CAROLS IN THE CHURCHYARD SOCIAL DISTANCING WARM CLOTHES, FACE COVERING AND A TORCH! 4.30pm CHRISTMAS HOLY COMMUNION LED BY: Revd HILARY CAMPBELL
The St Mary Magdalene, Wardington, Christmas Fundraising Draw will now 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 Case of Carlsberg Lager Case of Landlord Ale Wine from Majestic 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.
Wardington’s very own Ruth Tuthill is running a marathon around the lanes to raise money for MIND. Please support Ruth by cheering her on as she runs through the village (twice) on the 19th December and if you are able, please consider supporting her fund-raising effort: https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/RuthTuthill Ruth says: On the 19th December I plan to run a marathon… as the first lockdown began [my daughter] Florence was set some running challenges: fastest 5k and 10k by Millfield Hockey department. I decided to join her and started running again - having a challenge, a focus really benefited me and I enjoyed getting fit. I subsequently listened to the Jasmin Paris podcast of the Spine race – WOW! I then read
Burglars Don’t Need Brains ...They Just Need an Opportunity! Don’t leave keys on view. Keep them in a safe place well away from doors and windows. Ensure any internal handle operated locks on UPVC doors are fully secured with a key, making sure your occupants know its location if needed for any emergency exit. Keep Your Home Secure...When You Go Out ...Lock all windows and doors using good quality locks! Make your property appear occupied when you are out by: using timer switches for lights Fit a letterbox cage or restrictor to prevent attempts to open door latches or handles Special Note from Wardington Parish Council There have been two instances of theft from buildings on the outskirts of Wardington