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St Peter’s Codford – March News

Well, what a service of joy and hope that was!  We hope you all enjoyed the wonderful service at St Peter’s last Sunday for Trudy’s installation as Team Rector.  The picture above may have us looking all over the place, but the smiles say it all to me. A big thank you to the large…

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“Taste and see that the LORD is good” (Psalm 34:8)

Here in the Upper Wylye Valley Team we are striving to play our part in caring for God’s creation. With this year’s Lenten focus being #LiveLent: Care for God’s Creation, we kick started out Lenten journey with a pancake party where we “used our LOAF”. It is no secret that the food we buy is…

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Successful new venture: Sundays@4

The Upper Wylye Valley Team’s new venture: Sundays@4 began on Sunday 16 February at Codford Village Hall.  Young people and not so young came together to work on a Banner depicting Creation.  We started with a short act of worship which included retelling the story from the Bible about God’s work in the Creation of…

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St Peter’s Codford – February News

This month, we are all looking forward to Trudy’s licencing as Rector of our Benefice at St Peter’s on the 23rd.  The Institution will be by the Bishop of Ramsbury and the Induction and Installation by the Archdeacon. Don’t ask me what the differences are between those terms…  The Lord-Lieutenant of Wiltshire will also be…

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Messy Plough Sunday

A clear, crisp January afternoon saw 40 adults and 17 children from across the upper Wylye valley descending onto Sundial Farm in Corton for our annual Messy Plough Sunday led by Rev Jane Shaw and Henry Collins, one of our Lay Worship Leaders, a local farmer in the Team. Upon arrival we were welcomed into…

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Birthday Cakes for Jesus

Friday 6th December saw Musical Toddlers begin in the usual way with all the little ones (and some of the grown ups too) playing with the many toys. We then came together to make birthday cakes for Jesus. We combine butter, sugar, eggs, flour and fruit and as we stirred the mixture we talked about…

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St Peter’s Codford – Advent and Christmas news

Many apologies for the lack of November news, but here’s a bumper edition for the run-up to Christmas. The big news has of course been the bells, which are now up and ringing in the tower as they have for hundreds of years.   Just think that James VI of Scotland had only just united the…

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Upton Lovell Clean Up

A huge thank you to all those who turned up to help clean the churchyard and the Village Hall car park. It was a great turn out with over 30 people of all ages coming together. A lot was achieved in a short time, with much fun and laughter throughout, so thank you all very…

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Light up the Darkness

St Peter’s Codford joined in the fun of Halloween by opening the Church for local youngsters out “trick and treating” with their parents.  To counter the image of darkness and Ghost we invited the Children to light a candle on the eve of All Saints Day and All Souls Day. for a loved one who…

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Ploughman’s Lunches at Codford Village Hall

Saturday 2nd November saw another of our wonderful Ploughman’s Lunches at Codford Village Hall. The team from St Peter’s Codford once again provided delicious food for over 70 people from all around the upper Wylye Valley. On a rather cold and wet day we all thoroughly enjoyed a three-course meal of homemade warming soup, ham…

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