New user? Register here:
Email Address:
Password:
Retype Password:
First Name:
Last Name:
Existing user? Login here:
 
 
Gazette >

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 ...

If you have a valid subscription to Church Times, please log in to view this content. If you require a subscription, please click here.
Job of the week

Team Rector Designate

London and Home Counties

DIOCESE OF ST ALBANS The Bishop of St Albans with the Patrons wish to appoint a Team Rector Designate We seek someone who will work in partnership with a Team Vicar Designate (who they will help ...  Read More

Signup for job alerts
Top feature

The Flying Scotsman and the far-from-sporting Olympics

The Flying Scotsman and the far-from-sporting Olympics

As the world prepares for Rio, a new biography of Eric Liddell (whose story inspired Chariots of Fire) reveals that the spirit of sportsmanship was conspicuously absent from earlier Games  Subscribe to read more

Top comment

Voyeurism is not the public interest

The Supreme Court’s decision upholds rights to privacy, and might even raise standards, says Shiranikha Herbert  Subscribe to read more

Thu 26 May 16 @ 11:53
https://t.co/Hk6GeMMUOY

Thu 26 May 16 @ 11:06
https://t.co/7aIWAvpqpR