News

Commissioning of Lay Worship Leaders

17th of June 2019 saw seven members of our team commissioned as Lay Worship Leaders for the Upper Wylye Valley Team Ministry and one member from the Bridport Team. Bishop Andrew, the Bishop of Ramsbury led a joyful, celebratory service at the church of St Peter and St Paul, Heytesbury. It was a lovely service…

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Codford St Peter Church

The Bells of Codford St Peter

The ring of bells in St Peter’s began with one bell in 1608.  Three others were added in the 17th C, one in the 18th and one, the Memorial Bell for the men of Codford who gave their lives in WW2, in 1946.  The four oldest bells are ‘listed’ by the Church Buildings Council as…

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Lammas Service at Codford, St Mary’s – 11th August 2019

11th August 2019 saw around 60 people of all ages join us for the continuation of the wonderful ancient Christian tradition of the Lammas Service at Codford St Mary’s. The service was presided over by Rev Trudy Hobson our new Priest-in-Charge with Rev Jayne Buckles, one of our retired clergy serving as Deacon. The sermon…

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Cello Concert at Heytesbury – 20th July 2019

On the evening of July 20th, the church of St Peter and St Paul, Heytesbury was filled with the deep rich sound of the cello as we were treated to an exciting selection of cello concertos performed by Yalda Davis, a young cellist from Suffolk. She was not only talented but also engaging in creating…

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St Peter’s Codford – August News

The exciting news last month was Trudy’s licensing by the Lord Bishop of Salisbury at St Peter and St Paul’s, Heytesbury.  There was a great turn out from across the benefice and beyond for a truly joyous service.  And it’s not every day that you see this many clergy and churchwardens in one procession!  Thank…

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Evening Prayer at St Leonards led by The Bishop of Ramsbury – Sunday 4 August 2019

St Leonard’s church is not one of our ten churches that makes up the Upper Wylye Valley Team, but it was Sutton Veny’s parish church until it was replaced by St John the Baptist in 1868. In recent years St Leonard’s has been taken under the wing of the Churches Conservation Trust who ensure its…

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Upton Lovell

Harvest at Upton Lovell

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Knit and natter for Remembrance Day poppies

The community at Codford are busy making poppies for display at the Royal British Legion Remembrance Day Service in St Peter’s Church Codford at 10.45am on the 1th November 2018. They hope to have over 400 poppies ready for display in the Church.   This year marks the centenary of the ending of the First World…

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Pilgrimage – St Leonard’s Church to Tytherington – 29 July 2018

The pilgrimage from St Leonard’s Church, Sutton Veny to Tytherington was a great success despite the dreadful weather was a great success despite the weather. (Click an image for a larger view)

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St James Tytherington – Sunday 29 July

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