Posts by Alison Eves

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“Blessed are the poor” (Notes from the sermon 17/2/19)

by Alison Eves

Blessed are you who are poor, for yours is the kingdom of heaven. Luke 6: 20 Blessings and woes from the “sermon on the plain”. Rev Glynn shared some of her experiences from her recent pilgrimage to Ethiopia. She was in a huge crowd as they took part in the festival of Timcat, celebrating the […]

Notes from sermon 27/1/19

by Alison Eves

Finding your piece/peace Notes from Alison’s sermon Readings 1 Corinthians 12:12-31a & Luke 4:14-21 Each person was given a piece of a jigsaw.Each piece fits together with the others in this church to make an entire picture. If one piece is missing, the picture is incomplete. No piece is more important than another piece, all […]

Coming very soon: Christmas celebrations galore!

by Alison Eves

 ‘Angel Trail’ Between Saturday 8th to Sunday 15th December With participating local shops (Wellers Fruit Shop, Warings Bakery and Post office, shop counter).  See Facebook or website for more details        Christmas Tree Festival (& refreshments) Saturday 15th & Sunday 16th December Getting very close to the 2018 Christmas tree festival! We have lots of […]

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 […]