A CHURCH in Watton, in the diocese of St
Albans, has been full of images of angels - more than 200
of them. Families and groups have created them from paper, clay,
helium balloons, and a variety of other materials. They joined the
rest of Watton's heavenly host.
St Mary and St Andrew, in Watton at Stone, has a resident
population of angels already: eight wooden roof angels, three stone
cherubim, and 35 in the stained-glass windows. During their recent
fête, visitors followed the free angelic trail, and admired both
the old and new craftsmanship. And classes of local schoolchildren
came to visit the church and to vote for the best angel.
Now the Priest-in-Charge, the Revd Jenny Gray, has plans to
harness the wealth of local talent again next year with a Noah's