Posts by Alison Eves

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It’s nearly time! 2018 Advent Wreath Making evening

by Alison Eves

Wednesday 28 November at 7 for a 7.30pm start An evening of Christmas Sparkle, Fun and Creativity Join us for mulled wine and Christmas nibbles. Create a beautiful Advent wreath for your home. Professional florist available to show you how to make them! All you need is some garden greenery, strong scissors or secateurs, four […]

Angel Trail: New Event!

by Alison Eves

Pick up your Angel Passport from any of our participating shops: Weller’s Fruit Shop The Post Office (shop counter) Waring’s Bakery and collect the 3 different coloured stamps. Then bring your Angel Passport to the Christmas Tree Festival at St Mary’s Church Burghfield 15 th – 16 th December to collect your final golden stamp […]

Remembrance Day Service Sunday 11th November 2018

by Alison Eves

We are looking forward to welcoming the community into their beautiful church tomorrow to make our annual act of remembrance. Wreath laying at the memorial in the churchyard at 10.30, after the parade arrives from Burghfield Hatch, followed by the two minute silence and service in the church building. All welcome. We are hoping to […]

We are looking for a new Parish Administrator!

by Alison Eves

St Mary’s Church, Burghfield is looking for a reliable and flexible, well-organised team worker with excellent MS Office skills. You should be confident, self-motivated and able to work alone,with a strong desire to serve others. The role is for 12.5 hours a week, to provide administrative support and to be an accessible contact point between […]

Congratulations to Mr and Mrs Moverley!

by Alison Eves

Congratulations to Mr and Mrs Moverley, aka Dan & Bex! They were married at St Mary’s last week, as Bex’s parents also were, 30+ years ago. Thank you for the privilege of sharing in your joy: may God bless you and may the happiness of your wedding day continue throughout your married life.

The celebration weekend is nearly, nearly upon us…

by Alison Eves

St Mary’s Burghfield Church building is 175 years old! Saturday 23rd June and Sunday 24th June, 10am-5pm Saturday 23rd  Festival of Creativity: come and see the fabulous creations of your friends and neighbours! Display of church and village photos and memorabilia: lots of fascinating Burghfield history Display of entries to the Art competitions for local […]

Only two days to go…

by Alison Eves

So now it’s only 2 days to go…these pictures combine beautiful quilting with our (fairly) recent history. These quilts have been out of church for a couple of years, but now they’re coming home. Come and marvel at the detail, and the portrayal of community life in this place  20 or 30 years ago. Plus […]

It’s getting very close now…

by Alison Eves

We can hardly wait! Although of course it’s not Christmas you will be able to appreciate these beautiful knitted figures when you come at the weekend…. As well as lots of other lovely knitting…. And the fabulous Pam demonstrating her spinning wheel on Saturday morning! Looking forward to seeing lots of friends and family there: […]

Continuing the countdown to the 175th celebrations!

by Alison Eves

Not long to go to the anniversary weekend….. Pictured here are some “clay pots” made by the congregation a couple of weeks ago. They will be on display next weekend, reminding us that we are all “treasures in clay pots”. There is lots of dough to spare, so we are inviting visitors to make their […]

This time next Saturday….

by Alison Eves

One week left to wait! In seven days you can come down to the church and parish centre, and enjoy our 175th celebrations. Today you are seeing some exquisite Japanese embroidery, just one of several pieces we will be exhibiting, made by a member of our community here in Burghfield Common. You really need to […]