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Fire in church

by Margaret Duggan

THE VICAR, the Revd Ken Batt, was so impressed with the centenary celebrations of the Scout movement around the world that he suggested that the Beavers, Cubs, and Scouts of his own parish, the 1st Bournemouth in the diocese of Winchester, should have their own celebration service.

So Holy Epiphany, Bournemouth, was transformed into a campsite for the evening. Green branches around the doors and on both sides of the chancel gave a rural atmosphere. A tent was erected in the ...

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