Golden Wedding

Congratulations to Jill and David Lucas who celebrated  their Golden Wedding on Saturday, 11th March.

Jill and David were married in Broadclyst Church but have spent most of their married life in Bradninch.

They celebrated with a party for family and friends in St. Disen’s Hall and were presented with a bouquet of golden roses from the congregation on Sunday.

Kitchen News

We have installed a lovely new double oven in St Disen’s Hall.  No more burnt pizzas!! It will be used for the first time for our Spring Lunch on February 26th. Add your name to the list in church if you would like to join us — £7.00 per head, 12 noon, after the 11am service.

Refugee Support Collection

On Sunday, 15th January we held a special collection for theBradninch Refugee Support Group. As a result of this, the team were able to purchase £150.00 worth of nappies, soap and other toiletries to be sent to  RAFT. Thank you so much to all who donated.

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Collections of food and toiletries continue on March 4th from 10.00am to 12 noon at St Disen’s Hall.

 

Advent Sunday 27th November 2016

 

Advent, the season of the church’s year when we prepare to celebrate the birth of Christ, begins with the lighting of the first candle on the Advent Wreath.

Our lay-led service took as its theme the need for everyone to ‘stay awake’ and be ready to welcome Christ when he comes.

Following the service, almost fifty people enjoyed a fabulous three-course meal in St Disen’s Hall.

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Just served a three-course meal to forty-eight people—and still smiling

Remembrance Sunday 13th November 2016

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Following the Act of Remembrance at the Guildhall, we welcomed almost 200 people, including the Mayor and members of the Town Council, to our Remembrance Service.  The service was conducted by Revd. Keith Gale, who took as his text ‘Blessed are the Peacemakers’.

 

 

Standards were presented by Scouts, Cubs and Beavers.

 

Baptism on 6th November 2016

On Sunday, 6th November, we were delighted to welcome Henry and his family and friends to St Disen’s, where he was baptised by Revd Jane Taylor.