Today we had a group of approximately 55 9-10 year olds from the Bluecoat School in Church to take part in the Pentecost Experience. We have had a brilliant day.
This year, Resolution House from GTS will be raising funds to help support our fabulous organ. They will hold events throughout the year and the first one was held on Friday 6th May when they organised a non-school uniform day and held various events such as busking in the grounds, bake sales, guess the number of sweets in a jar and even a bit of jousting on skateboards. They made a whopping £582.14! We are very grateful for their support.
Some photos of the Easter Experience with children from the Bluecoat School, Torrington. Thank you to all the Church members who kindly assisted in this event.
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Here are some photos of the Harvest decorations and the lunch today 11th Oct 2015, at St Michael's. The Church looked really lovely and lunch was delicious.
The Chapel of St Mary Magdalen, Taddiport.
Taddiport Church had a wonderful Harvest Festival, our Monday offertory as is a tradition was sent to the Leprosy Mission in Peterborough.
Some photos of Taddiport Harvest: Sun 11th & Mon 12th October 2015.
On Saturday 19th September 2015, Jane Atkinson held an Open House at her new home to celebrate its near-completion, and for all the curious to view. Tea, coffee and cake were served with all proceeds coming to St Michael's.
Below are a few photos of the event...
We are looking forward to having lots of visitors.
We have borrowed some mannequins to hold the dresses for the wedding dress display on Friday 28th & Saturday 29th August... so here are some photos of their transportation from museum to Church, with the help of visiting bell ringers.
Getting the mannequins ready for the display.
We will have 18 dresses on display, and some wedding photos too.
Here are some pictures of the wedding dresses displayed on Friday and Saturday.
Some beautiful colourful South American crosses designed by Year 1 at the Bluecoat School as part of their Arts Weeks. The Easter song, ‘When I think about the cross’ was used as a stimulus for the drawings. The children also wrote about what they think of when they see the cross at Easter time.
Ian the window cleaner called to let me know that his new hobby is high level photography using a camera mounted on a little plane... he has taken a video of the outside of the church and has loaded it onto You Tube,
as you can see he did this one on a very cold day recently...
We had a very good Harvest Festival on Tuesday 14th October at 6pm with Fr Nigel Jackson-Stevens leading our service, as is part of our heritage the offertory goes to the Leprosy Mission this was £132-45 thanks to all. Some photos are below:
Today (Wednesday, 10th September 2014) at Cross, Mrs Cotton hosted a lunch party on behalf of Taddiport Church, where an engraved jug of the Church was presented to Fr Lawrence and Jacqueline as a leaving gift.
As you probably know the Cavaliers are hosting a scarecrow competition in the town.... we have started work on our entry.... can you guess what its going to be?
Voting takes place on the Cavaliers Facebook page where photos of all the entries will be posted.
Update: August 2014
After a very busy few months greeting people at the door and posing for photos, Ignatius our scarecrow has gone for a well earned rest. Thank you to everybody who voted for him, he came second in the competition.
Gabriel Hummerstone has sent us some photos of a sculpture being carved and offered in memory of his mother, Clarissa. It is en route to St.Mary's Lastingham for Good Friday (2014).
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