Category: Church News

Our Church Bell
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Our Church Bell

At the end of February we were visited by members of The Browning Society, a group of bell ringers from across the country who are also members of local ringing associations. The society’s name is a loose reference to Robert Browning’s work ‘Of Chechen Bells and Pomegranates’.   The society organise two tours of church...

Farewell to Colin!
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Farewell to Colin!

On Sunday 22nd April 2018 we said a fond farewell and happy retirement to Rev. Colin Penfold as he finished being our Vicar. It was a great Sunday morning worship service followed by presentations and a buffet in church. So many people came to wish both Him and Rev. Canon Sue Penfold (his wife) all...

Open and Gift Day
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Open and Gift Day

Just a reminder of our Open and Gift Day on Saturday 27th January from 10am- 3pm. Come in and see what we’ve done and, if you will, support us in our next steps in using the building to serve our whole town, http://www.stbartschurch.org.uk/events/now-weve-raised-roof-come-see/ – For more.  

What a Christmastide and Epiphany!
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What a Christmastide and Epiphany!

Having not long been back in our newly refurbished building, it was particularly lovely to see so many people at our various services and festive events. Some highlights included: our Christingle service, Simply Carols, The Roaming Nativity (we saw over 300 of you at that!) Our Crib Service, and after Christmas we had our Epiphany...

Roaming Nativity
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Roaming Nativity

Preparations are well under way for our big Christmas Story Experience- The Roaming Nativity. The weather looks good and we’re starting to get excited. Due to large numbers of people expected we are having a staggered start in groups. Please gather from 6:20pm in front of Churchfield House and get a coloured ticket from the...

Tinsel and Tea-towels…
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Tinsel and Tea-towels…

This year at our Christmas Eve Crib Service there is an opportunity to come as a Shepherd or an Angel and be a part of the story. So, please, if you’re coming to join us and are bringing a little one with you, bring a tea-towel (we’ll help secure it with a pop sock) to...

Raise the Roof
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Raise the Roof

Church is closed for worship until late November.   Work has started both on the roof renewal and the internal works.   During the closure we will be using Bank Mill House on Sundays and Churchfield House on Wednesdays for services. Come and experience Church Services in a different way – same warm welcome and...

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