Sunday 8 July Please note there will not be a service at 6pm on this date.
The PCC took the decision to book the Village Hall for this event, as it will save the many hours (and muscles!) of preparation/dismantling of previous years. There has always been a lot of work moving tables, chairs, equipment etc from the Church to the garden, as well as concern about the poor weather which … Continue reading SUMMER FAIR – formerly the Garden Party
This popular Saturday morning programme on BBC Radio York visited our Church on the morning of 4 March. For those who do not hear the programme at all, the presenters have to visit various locations in North Yorkshire following clues given by the 'Keeper', with directions entirely given by listeners phoning in to the studio. … Continue reading Finders/Keepers
Stephen Roger Drury was born in 1945 at Chesterfield, Derbyshire, only days before VE day, and was referred to as a peace time baby by his parents, Phillip and Edith. He was educated at Brimington village primary school and Chesterfield Boys’ Grammer School before securing a place to read Law at University College, London. After … Continue reading Stephen – An Appreciation
We were all saddened to hear the news that the Revd Stephen Drury passed away on Sunday 18 September. He had been Vicar of St Columba’s Church since January 2015, and prior to that was Curate in Charge of our Church, but to many of us he had been a friend for many years. Our … Continue reading Stephen Drury
William Shakespeare 400 yrs Celebration for Midsummer 2016 on Sat. 25th June in the Church Room It was a few nights after Midsummer's Eve but we did have a great evening celebrating the life and work of The Bard of Avon. Thanks to our brilliant author, (William Shakespeare), a talented cast, (Pam, Gordon, Elizabeth, Neil, … Continue reading William Shakespeare Celebration
Would you please save your spare Gift Bags to use on the Gift Bag Stall at the Garden Party which will be on 9 July. We would also appreciate items/gifts to go into the Gift Bags if you have any suitable things that you could donate.
We held our first Messy Church on Friday 13th May. We explored Pentecost together and enjoyed a variety of imaginative crafts. Numbers were few but the families that came brought children aged between three weeks and seven years old. All ages learned together, sang together and even danced together. A big thank you to the … Continue reading Messy Church
Spring is here and most of us feel we would like to walk more to keep fit and enjoy the fresh air. However, often we cannot join one of the many walking groups because they do not meet on a day we are available or they walk too far or too much driving is involved. … Continue reading Calling All Walkers
The PCC hope you have appreciated the improved lighting in the Church over the past few weeks. The decision was taken to use a legacy from the late Pauline Powell to install better, brighter lights - a decision of which we are sure she would have approved. You may have noticed that the wall surrounding the … Continue reading Lighting and Churchyard Wall