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Now the village

Now the village

St Albans: WE HAVE had lamps and fences wrapped in mufflers, seven miles of pink scarf as a nuclear protest, knitted angels and knitted Easter eggs, and now we have a knitted church sitting in its own knitted village

Sea-going memory

Sea-going memory

Bristol: And so a new altar to celebrate Bristol's maritime heritage has been specially designed for St John's Chapel in the great medieval Church of St Mary Redcliffe

In the City

In the City

London: Members of the congregation of St Andrew's-by-the-Wardrobe recently marked the legacy of its abolitionist past with a service and a charity fête

Vintage ride

Vintage ride

Chelmsford: Taking part in the Ride and Stride event last Saturday, David and Mel Robarts (at the time of writing) were planning not to walk or cycle like everyone else, but to drive their vintage tractor

Archdeacon on call

Archdeacon on call

Southwell & Nottingham:  SO NOW he knows what it is like to be answering 999 calls. The Archdeacon of Newark, the Ven. David Picken, recently spent a day in a fast-response vehicle with a paramedic, Carl Keeble, from the East Midlands Ambulance Service

MP's accolade

MP

Durham: Shildon Alive, run by St John's, Shildon, has a community hub in the centre of the town, plus two community gardens, a credit union, a food-aid project, an alcoholics' support group, carries out adult literacy work, and runs various other activities

Prayerful prevarication

Chichester: AT ST ANDREW's, Ford, an old metal box on top of a cupboard was opened some time ago for the first time in years, and revealed not only a collection of candlesticks, but printed Orders of Service for use in churches, dated 1914

Playing God

Playing God

Norwich: EVEN bishops wear haloes and play God on occasion. That is what the Bishop of Norwich, the Rt Revd Graham James, did in the small Norfolk village of Bergh Apton, when he took part in a new cycle of Mystery plays

Vicar’s wife gets dirty

Vicar’s wife gets dirty

York: Estelle Reed, who is married to the Revd Adam Reed, the Vicar of Em­­manuel Church, Saltburn, participated in Tough Mudder. The 10-to-12-mile-long obstacle course involves fire, water, electricity, and heights, as well as plenty of Yorkshire mud

Talking with Angels

Leeds: THE Bishop of Leeds, the Rt Revd Nick Baines, spent Sunday evening at the annual Leeds Festival, visiting the team of "Festival Angels" who offer safety and support to needy festivalgoers during the four-day event

Dining in Dublin

Dining in Dublin

Dublin: SINCE February, the Dining Room has been open in the church hall at Christ Church, Dun Laoghaire, where they serve hot lunches three days a week to homeless people, the elderly, and the lonely

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