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St Michael’s Church closure

St Michael’s Church will be closed for the foreseeable future. At the moment the church is full of scaffolding and therefore inaccessible. Restoration in the north aisle being carried out This is to enable the appropriate work of restoration in the north aisle to be carried out,

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Church’s Birthday Party

The church is dedicated to St Michael and the church commemorates this saint on September 29th each year – to give it its proper title, it’s the Feast of St Michael and All Angels. Why our church was not given the adjunct of “and All Angels” is

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Friends of St Michael’s Church

Friends of St Michael's Church

A Special General Meeting of the Friends of St Michael’s Church was held on Tuesday 5th June in St Michael’s Church to vote on two Resolutions proposed by Paul Burgess and seconded by Sue Shepherd, concerning the future of the society. Before the voting took place the

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Good Friday Parish Walk 2018 North Leightonstone Benefice

Good Friday Parish Walk 2018 North Leightonstone Benefice

The Good Friday Walk is a legacy left by Mary which we want to keep in memory of her time here. On Good Friday, 30th April, there will be a walk between all the churches in the Benefice, a distance of approximately 16 miles. On the next

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Service of Remembrance

Service of Remembrance

This year our Service of Remembrance at St Michael’s Church on Sunday 12th November takes place in the late afternoon at 5pm. The Sawtry Branch of the British Legion will be in attendance, and the service will be taken by Revd Mandy Flaherty. Before the service, the

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Mary Jepp begins her new life in Kilmarnock

Mary Jepp begins her new life in Kilmarnock

The Induction of Revd Mary Jepp took place at Holy Trinity Church, Kilmarnock on Thursday 15th June. A number of people from the Benefice travelled north to attend. The church was packed for the service taken by the Bishop of Glasgow & Galloway. Besides Mary’s parishioners and

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Mary’s final service ends on a merry note

Mary's final service ends on a merry note

The Revd Mary Jepp’s final service took place on Sunday 21st May at St Michael’s Church. The service was one of Choral Evensong. We were delighted to welcome back “Divers Voyces” to lead the music, and they sang settings by Bruckner, Morales, Holst and Peter Phillips. The

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Bernard Foster

Bernard Foster

We have heard the sad news of the death of Bernard Foster. Known as “Bocky” to most people in the village, he worked in Trolove’s butcher’s shop in Main Street for many years. Our thoughts and prayers are with Betty and the family at this time. There

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Talk and organ recital – CANCELLED

Talk and organ recital - CANCELLED

DUE TO UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES, THE TALK AND ORGAN RECITAL ON FRIDAY 19TH MAY HAS BEEN CANCELLED. THE EVENT WILL BE RE-SCHEDULED LATER THIS YEAR. Friday 19th May 2017 at 7.30 pm in St Michael’s Church at Great Gidding José Hopkins (Diocese of Ely Organ Advisor) will give a short talk about

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Choral Evensong – Sunday 21st May 2017

Choral Evensong – Sunday 21st May 2017

We welcome back Divers Voyces with their Music Director, Jeremy Jepson, to lead the music at this service. The Introit will be by Anton Bruckner (Locus isti), and the canticles sung to settings by the 16th century Spanish composer Christòbel de Morales and Gustav Holst.  As Ascension

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