A very warm welcome to our website. We are a group of seven parishes in a beautiful area of Northamptonshire, on the border with Leicestershire. Like everyone, we are grappling with the current situation, but doing so in the knowledge that God is with us, that we are people of prayer, seeking God’s will, and active in serving our local communities. Our worship may not all take place in our buildings – although some does - but this reminds us that the Church is not a building, but rather the people who meet within it for worship, and then in the power of the Holy Spirit go out to proclaim the Gospel, the good news of Christ. So even when we worship “virtually” (see link below), we leave that worship encouraged, affirmed and united in God’s love. Through it we are reminded of the blessings that we enjoy, God’s faithful presence with us, and the knowledge that, out of seeming defeat, Christ brings new hope and a new future, filled with his new life.
With my love and prayers for you all.
The church BUILDINGS in the Benefice
are CLOSED until further Notice.
But the LIVE Streaming Service continues.
Closure of church Buildings
It is with a heavy heart that we have closed the Benefice church buildings once again to private prayer and public worship.
With the new Covid-19 variant resulting in much higher infection rates, I felt that there was no alternative to taking this action.
Our church buildings are sanctuaries, places of safety, and I believe it would be irresponsible to risk them becoming places of threat or peril, however small some may feel that risk to be.
We are certainly living through challenging times, but it is my hope and prayer that things will soon improve; however, this is surely only going to be the case with strict adherence to regulations, and as the vaccine roll-out continues.
The difficult decision to close the Benefice churches will be reviewed as the situation improves, and in the light of Government advice and regulations.
Please do keep safe – and remember our Zoom service at 10am every Sunday when we can come together, albeit virtually, for worship.
God is with us, faithfully leading us on through the darkness and into the light of a new dawn, and days full of possibility, opportunity, and fresh hope.
With my love and prayers for you all,
Rice Tomato Soup, Tinned Fruit, pickles (i.e. Branston, etc.), savoury/cheese biscuits, Shaving foam, Baby Food 7 months + Nappies in decreasing sizes. Coffee Tea Cakes As always all and any item is hugely appreciated.
Any questions regarding please contact :-
Carolyne Robinson: 07919 253391 email: email@example.com
Christmas 2020 Update
By Christmas the Food Bank was heaving with all the incredible festive donations that it had received and packages of Christmas goodies were distributed to everyone. It made a huge difference to so many.
Huge thanks to everyone for supporting 34 consecutive weeks of donations – an incredible achievement.
Donations will continue to be collected each Monday from the various village collection points and any regular items will be hugely appreciated.