Next year, 2020 will be the 900th anniversary of the start of construction of our current Abbey building. If you’re interested in joining a working group to organise celebrations to mark this, please speak to the Vicar or Churchwardens.More »

Being able to smile and welcome anyone coming through the door of the Abbey is all it takes to become an Abbey Steward. We provide stewards every day of the year. Stewards volunteer for 2 hours a fortnight in teams of two or choose to cover for absences. Can you help?  Please contact the Parish Office.More »

Thank you to everyone who contributed to the ‘2 Stars and a Wish’ feedback request. The information is being collated and will be fed into our discernment day on Saturday 15th June where the PCC and ministry team will consider our priorities for the future. Please continue to pray for our parish as we go through this discernment process. Additional Collect: Creator God, we seek your presence as we plan for the future of our parish. Help us to listen with open hearts, respond with imagination, and act under the guidance of the Holy Spirit. We ask for the good of your kingdom, through JesusMore »

Our Charity of the Month for May 2019 is The Amos Trust who work for justice and hope for the forgotten. It focuses on young women suffering from abuse in four countries in Africa, Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza Strip and rural communities in Nicaragua. Founded thirty years ago by Garth Hewitt an Anglican priest. The Mission and Giving noticeboard is in the Abbey’s north aisle which has a display with further information.More »

The next Mothers’ Union meeting will be on Tuesday 14th May 2019, at 2.15pm in the Church Rooms. Members are invited to bring a favourite book and share what makes it special for them. Do you have a favourite book? if so why not join us and with or without a book to share you will be most welcome.More »

The revised Electoral Roll stands at 408 members with some late applications added after the APCM. If you wish to apply to be included, complete a form (copies available in both churches) and leave it with the Parish Office for the attention of the Electoral Roll Officer.More »

Thursday 9th May 2019, 12.30pm in the Church Rooms. £4 each. Please contact Liz Holloway on 01794 514597 to book.More »

The May edition of ‘Open Door‘ our parish magazine is now on sale at the Abbey Bookstall.More »