Tag Archives: Dry Drayton

‘Fortunately, unfortunately’: a simple reflection and activities for families for Mothering Sunday, 22 March 2020

Laura writes: The children’s book “Fortunately, Unfortunately” is one of our family favourites. It tells the story of a series of alternating events. Fortunately, the man is invited to a party, unfortunately, it is too far away, fortunately, a friend … Continue reading

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The Heart of the Matter: a reflection on Mark 12: 28-34 for Sunday 22 March 2020

In these strangest of circumstances, we can no longer be church in the way to which many of us are most accustomed. I wonder if we have been taking for granted the ability to meet every Sunday, or perhaps when … Continue reading

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Church news, 22 March, for Hardwick & Dry Drayton

Dear friends, Clearly many things have changed over the last week, not least that we are now unable to gather in our congregations in the usual ways.  But this most emphatically does not mean that we cease praying, or learning, … Continue reading

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Coronavirus and being the church in Dry Drayton

Written for members of the church Facebook group, 18th March 2020 After Monday’s updated government advice, many of us are still working out what it means in practical terms. Some of us will be feeling quite anxious, some calm. Some … Continue reading

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The song of the saints – reflections for All Saints Day

Let me tell you about a song that began long ago when words like ‘began’ and ‘long ago’ made no sense because time and place had not yet been invented.  But the song was there, wherever there was, and from … Continue reading

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Dry Drayton Classroom Crosses

Dry Drayton school and Dry Drayton church are collaborating on a project to put a cross in each of the three classrooms.  We have, together, chosen crosses that have links to three local saints so that the children can learn … Continue reading

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Jesus asked: ‘who do you say that I am?’

These reflections were first offered on 27 August 2017 at a communion service in Dry Drayton and a service of Morning Worship in Caldecote in a series on ‘classic gospel stories’ (following the Revised Common Lectionary).  The gospel reading for … Continue reading

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Mindful of September

This article was written for Dry Drayton News, September 2017. The summer holidays have ended and new terms are starting. In the villages we hear again the voices of children in the school field. The farm fields are cut to … Continue reading

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The Bishop’s visit to Dry Drayton

In Dry Drayton last Sunday we welcomed Right Revd Stephen Conway, Bishop of Ely, to a buffet lunch to celebrate the end of the 14-year development and re-ordering project at St Peter and St Paul’s. Lunch was followed by a service of … Continue reading

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Papers for 2016 AGM, St Peter and St Paul’s Dry Drayton

The 2016 AGM (APCM) takes place on 17 April – 3pm for refreshments, 3.15pm for business.  You can download the papers here. Agenda AGM 2016 AGM 2015 Minutes Annual Report 2015 Financial report 2015

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