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Candlemas Celebrations (3rd and 10th February)

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We missed seeing many of our regular church family on the 3rd, as we held a service at the rectory instead of opening up church.  Many thanks to Reverend Glynn for opening her home to us and saving us from having to slide down the hill on Sunday.  The celebrations  for the Festival of 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 […]

Invitation! Licencing of Rev Glynn and Rev Lorraine. Tuesday 27th November 7.30

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Invitation! Licencing of Rev Glynn and Rev Lorraine. Tuesday 27th November 7.30 at church, followed by refreshments in the Parish Centre. No, we’re not getting new priests, but we ARE getting a new look ministry team! Glynn is changing from being vicar to rector, and Lorraine is officially joining the clergy of St Mary’s. So […]

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 […]

Poppy Cascade for Remembrance Sunday 2018

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We began this project in church yesterday (4th November) with members of our congregation at our services.  This morning children and staff at St Mary’s School also participated in creating our ‘Poppy Cascade’,  which when completed will be suspended in church in time for the Remembrance Day service on Sunday 11th November. Every child had […]

Sunday 14th October 10am service

by JonathanA

On Sunday 14th of October there will be a single joint service at 10am for Confirmation with the Bishop of Reading, The Right Reverend Andrew Proud.

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 […]