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Restoration of St Michael’s Church 2016

Restoration of St Michael's Church 2016

North and south aisles roof restoration Intensive restoration has been carried out on both the north and south aisles following the roof lead theft. Chancel roof restoration The major re-roofing project carried out on the chancel was originally scheduled for 2015 and has no connection with the

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The view from St Michael’s Church tower

The view from St Michael's Church tower

As Mary, Brian and Neville prepared St Michael’s Church bells for the Remembrance Sunday Service in Great Gidding we had a sneak view of the church tower and steeple and then out onto the parapet to see the views across the village towards Hamerton, Luddington and north

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Chilli evening a huge success – thank you!

Chilli evening a huge success - thank you!

A big ‘thank you’ to everyone who contributed to making the Chilli Evening with the “Auction of Promises” such a huge success.

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Macmillan Coffee Morning, Sunday 14th October

Macmillan Coffee Morning, Sunday 14th October

St Michael’s Church is holding a Coffee Morning in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support on Sunday 14th October. This will take place at Churchside House (John De Val’s home) starting at 10.30am. A third of the population will get cancer and it’s the toughest thing most of

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Church Services October 2012

Church Services October 2012

Tuesday 2nd 8am Matins Sunday 7th 11am Holy Communion Tuesday 9th 8am Matins Friday 12th 12 noon Holy Communion [Little Gidding Church] Tuesday 16th 8am Holy Communion Sunday 21st 3pm Evenson Tuesday 23rd 8am Matins Sunday 28th 11am All Age Family Service Tuesday 30th 8am Matins

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UPDATE: Harvest Festival Invitation, Sunday 16th September 2012

UPDATE: Harvest Festival Invitation, Sunday 16th September 2012

This year our Harvest Festival arrangements are different.  Firstly, the service which will be an informal All Age Family Service, takes place in the morning, starting at 11 am.  Secondly after the service, we continue our celebrations as we move across to Crown Cottage (by kind invitation

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The Great Gidding Close Up Quiz – The Answers

The Great Gidding Close Up Quiz - The Answers

Welcome to The Great Gidding Close up Quiz. If you lived in the village at the time of the Golden Jubilee celebration in 2002 you will recall that we offered a paper based quiz that asked you to identify close up photographs of certain locations around the Parish

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St Michael’s Services for July 2012

St Michael's Services for July 2012

Services for July 2012 at St Michael’s Church, Great Gidding: Sunday 1st July 11am Holy Communion Tuesday 3rd July 8am Matins Tuesday 10th July 8am Matins Friday 13th July 12 noon Holy Communion (Little Gidding Church) Sunday 15th July 6pm Evensong Tuesday 17th July 8am Holy Communion

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Polio and the ‘Purple Pinky’ and crocuses in front of the church

Polio is a terrible crippling disease.  It was once the major cause of disability.  Before 1988 there were over 350,000 cases reported per year worldwide.  Now it is down to about a 1,000 cases per year.  India use to have more cases than anywhere else.  Now it

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Review of Christingle service 2011

Our Christingle service in December was a great success – lots of children came along to the Christingle-making session at the school beforehand, and then Mary welcomed us at the gate through to the churchyard and we all went up to the service. Led by Mary, the

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