Our News Archive

Remembrance Day Service

As usual the church was decorated beautifully and the act of remembrance outside was very well attended, with representatives from the Royal British Legion. A traditional service followed and the collection of £145 was split between the Royal British Legion and Help for Heroes charities.

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Samaritan’s Purse Christmas Shoe Boxes

We are delighted to once again take part in the Samaritan’s Purse Christmas Shoe Box Appeal. The boxes were blessed by Simon at our service on 6th November. This year we understand that three quarters of the shoeboxes, packed with gifts for children, will be sent to Ukraine and we hope it brings some cheer

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GREAT WEEKEND OF ART AND FOOD

The weather was perfect, the artwork was beautiful and the food and beverages were excellent, but the ‘icing on the cake’ was the friendly atmosphere with lots of old friends and new faces coming along to socialise and enjoy the bank holiday sunshine and a leisurely lunch or tea. A hugely successful weekend which raised

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Getting to know the parish on a sunny day

Keeping in the shade Simon and Louise hosted a lovely tea party in the vicarage garden on 24th July – pictured with a group of Pulloxhill friends enjoying the tea, cake and sunny weather.  Earlier they visited Pulloxhill church for the Social Sunday gathering which was held outside in the shade.

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Successful coffee morning

The weather was warm but we still welcomed a good number of visitors to our coffee morning on 16th July. Bacon baps and cake were consumed, raffle and lucky dip prizes were won, the quiz was pondered over. But the highlight of the morning was meeting Simon and Louise, our new vicars, who joined us

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JUBILATIONS IN PULLOXHILL

The weekend celebrating the Platinum Jubilee of HM Queen Elizabeth II was a true Pulloxhill community event with large numbers attending the various celebrations.  In the church we were blessed with a fascinating selection of memorabilia loaned by residents for the occasion and open for viewing on the afternoons of 2nd and 3rd June. Tea,

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Revs Simon and Louise Moore

Church News

The year marches on and on 15th May the Annual Vestry Meeting and Annual Parishioners Church Meeting were held in the Church after Sunday worship. It was good to hear from Paddy Schofield who leads the Church Hall Management Team about the work they have been doing this last year. The PCC appreciate very much

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A Glorious Easter Morning

We welcomed Easter Day with a Communion service, led by Rev Roger Wood and Reader Gillian Kern, held in the churchyard on a glorious sunny morning. We all enjoyed the breakfast offering of pastries and coffee after the service when we could admire the magnificent Easter lily decorations in the church. A wonderful occasion which

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Happy Times at the Easter Coffee Morning on 9th April

The sun was shining outside and the church hall looked very sunny inside too with a beautifully presented display of lucky dip Tombola prizes. The usual popular fare was on offer so lots of bacon or sausage baps were consumed followed by delicious home made cakes. The quiz kept everyone busy but left time for

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Revs Simon and Louise Moore

Church News

We have some very good news to share this month. We are delighted to announce that the Reverends Simon and Louise Moore have been appointed Priest in Charge and Associate Vicar for the Benefice.  We are currently waiting for them to be licensed, which is due to take place on 13 July 2022. This husband

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Sharing news on Social Sunday

God of peace and justice we pray for the people of Ukraine today. We pray for peace and the laying down of weapons. We pray for all those who fear for tomorrow, that your spirit of comfort would draw near to them. We pray for those with power over war or peace, for wisdom, discernment

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Another successful coffee morning

We held another successful coffee morning on Saturday 12th February – with a Valentine’s Day theme.  Hearts decorated the hall alongside some very pretty flower arrangements.  Lots of bacon or sausage baps were consumed plus cake and coffee while the quiz was being pondered. Apparently the questions were harder this time! The generous raffle prizes

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CHURCH NEWS

Church News – January 2022  A very happy new year to you all. The PCC are pleased that ‘News from the Pews’ has now been incorporated into the PVN which reflects so many area of life in Pulloxhill and would like to thank Leonie for all the work she has done to make this happen.

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A Happy Coffee Morning on 20th November

We all enjoyed a happy morning eating bacon rolls and cake while doing the quiz and chatting. Just like old times and we raised well over £500 to help our funds! A lovely occasion. Lucky Dip prizes were very popular and it was great to get together again

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We Will Remember Them

We gathered at the War Memorial in the churchyard for the annual act of remembrance attended by the Royal British Legion with the Last Post sounded by bugler Chris Witherington and the Reveille played after the two minutes silence at 11 am.  The congregation moved inside the church for a service of remembrance led by

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Christmas Shoebox Appeal

Thank you to everyone who has donated to a total of 44 shoe boxes packed with Christmas goodies to send oversees under the Samaritan’s Purse scheme. We know that the children who receive these boxes are always overjoyed at their gifts and even treasure the boxes themselves. For more information on the organisation please visit

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Harvest Festival Joy

Harvest is always a joyful time of year especially in the countryside when gathering the crops is evident. We celebrated on October 3rd with a lovely harvest service.  Linda’s imaginative decorations and pretty scarecrow figures brightened the church windowsills. There was a generous collection for the food bank who were delighted with the contribution. The

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UPDATE ON COVID RISK ASSESSMENTS FROM 26 SEPTEMBER 2021

The PCC reviewed our risk assessment and have agreed to move forward in line with Government and Church of England advice as follows with effect from 26th September 2021. Everyone was thanked for helping to maintain social distancing at services and we encourage this to continue. Service packs will still be used and put out

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OPEN MEETING 30TH SEPTEMBER – HOME GROUPS

Small groups meeting to study the Bible and build up their faith and fellowship is what home groups and the Bible Book Club are all about. Prior to Covid we used to run a small Bible study group in our home and during the pandemic some of us have met on Zoom and studied together

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GREAT RESULT FROM THE SUMMER DRAW

The Summer Raffle was drawn at the end of August and we are delighted to have raised the magnificent sum of £910 from the sale of the tickets. All the prize winners have been notified and prizes distributed. We thank everyone who contributed the prizes, sold the tickets and organised the draw. With fund raising

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A Joyous Occasion

We were delighted to welcome Catherine Paterson and Shane Harper to Pulloxhill church for their wedding on 12 August. The weather was perfect and the marriage service led by Rev Anna Garvie was attended by family and friends of the couple. The stunning bride and her new husband are seen leaving the church after the

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NEW GUIDANCE FOR COMING TO CHURCH

Following the updated rules from the Government and guidelines from the Church of England the Vicar and PCC have agreed new guidance for coming to church services with effect from 25th July as follows: We will follow the ‘hands, face, space’ message and encourage the use of hand sanitiser which will be provided at the

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GRAND SUMMER DRAW

Our fundraising activities have been curtailed due to the restrictions of the Covid pandemic but you can help us raise funds for the ongoing costs of keeping the church open by supporting our summer raffle which has some great prizes. Tickets available now from PCC members or by phoning 01525 714256

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Bible Book Club

The Bible Book Club are about to start a new study – this one will be on the Psalms and is a study written by people in the Diocese of St. Edmonsbury. This will be held on Zoom and our next meeting will be at 7.30pm on Monday 10th May 2021. We finish for about

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Remembering HRH The Duke of Edinburgh

A socially distanced service of remembrance was held in the churchyard on Friday 16th April led by Anne Barker and Roy Pinnock. The service was well attended and the beautiful views over the countryside were a fitting backdrop in which to remember Prince Philip who devoted so much of his time to environmental causes. Brian

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Service of remembrance for HRH The Duke of Edinburgh

There will be a short service of remembrance for HRH The Duke of Edinburgh on Friday 16th April at 2.30 pm in the churchyard, led by Anne Barker and followed by the tolling of the church bell.  The service will be held at the rear of the churchyard to allow space for social distancing.  Some

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Tributes to HRH the Duke of Edinburgh

Due to Covid 19 restrictions we are unable to provide a book of condolence, however if you would like to write a card of condolence there is a receptacle in the church porch together with cards and pens and hand sanitiser which we ask you to use.  If you would like to leave a floral

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HRH the Duke of Edinburgh

His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh It is with great sadness that we received the news of the death of His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh. Our prayers are offered for Her Majesty the Queen and members of the Royal Family at this time, and for all who are grieving this loss. We

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Sunrise Communion on Easter Sunday

Easter Sunday morning greeted us with brilliant sunshine and a wonderful communion service at 7.30 am in the open air, with some warmth from the brazier and even more warmth from the joy of being together again for worship (albeit socially distanced). A beautiful display of Easter Lilies were on show in the church to

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Feedback on Recorded Services

We would really like to know what you think about our recorded services.  We know approximately how many people are watching them, but not where or who they are. We’d be grateful if you could spend a couple of minutes answering a few questions.

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CHURCH SERVICES SUSPENDED IN JANUARY

We are sorry to announce that reluctantly we are suspending services in January following the upturn in Covid cases.  The virtual services will continue and we can highly recommend them.  The important thing is for us all to keep safe and keep a watch on any vulnerable neighbours who may need help through the winter

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UPDATE FOR CHRISTMAS DAY EUCHARIST SERVICE

At the moment the planned Eucharist service for Christmas Day at 9.30 am will go ahead but please watch this space for any last minute changes.  As numbers will be restricted please phone 01525 714256 to reserve your place at the service. Our prayers and thoughts are with everyone during this festive season.

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CHRISTMAS PRIZE DRAW

Rev David and his wife Jo drew the raffle tickets on 12th December and all the prizes have been distributed to the lucky winners.  As you can see from the photo there were some very generous prizes amongst the total of 15 and the draw raised nearly £1200.  The PCC is delighted with this substantial

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CHRISTMAS AT ST JAMES

No Christmas is not cancelled – just slightly different this year.  Above is a reminder of the window decorations that have been displayed by members of the various groups in the village in previous years.  We are really missing them this year!  However the village is alight with Advent window decorations organised by Gill Baggott

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6pm Prayer for the Nation

In a letter to the Nation at the beginning of November, the Archbishops of Canterbury and York called upon the Church of England to make November 2020 a month of prayer for our nation – knowing that we are in the faithful hands of the risen Christ who knows our weaknesses, tiredness and struggles and

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Rev David Payne Licensed via Zoom

On Tuesday 10th November Rev Payne received his official licence as Priest in Charge of our Benefice via a Zoom meeting which was conducted by Bishop Alan.  Despite the lack of physical contact the service was well attended by his previous parishioners along with our own congregation who all wished him well. We feel privileged

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Remembrance at Pulloxhill

‘At the going down of the sun and in the morning we will remember them’ Due to the new Covid regulations we regret the planned Service of Remembrance will not take place on 8th November. However the war memorial is suitably decorated as a tribute to the fallen. (See picture) Please remember to support the

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Successful Shoe Box Appeal

Some of the filled shoe boxes ready for delivery in November. Once again the congregation of Pulloxhill Church has shown great generosity in providing shoe boxes filled with gifts for children under the Samaritan’s Purse ~ ‘Operation Christmas Child’. We are delighted to support this worthwhile cause and thank everyone involved especially Anne Stiles and

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October News

This has been a busy month with lots going on in the background and at meetings. We are very blessed at St. James with the number of people who support and help the Church and it’s a good time this month to recognise as many of them as possible.  We held our Vestry and Annual

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VIRUS DOESN’T HAMPER HARVEST!

The Harvest Festival service on 27th September was a joyous occasion and very well attended. Members of the Parish were extremely generous with donations to the Food Bank and we were also invited to contribute to the Bishop’s Harvest Appeal which will go to farmers in Nepal who are establishing bee colonies – a worthwhile

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Great to be back in Church

Sunday 6th September was a landmark day for our lovely church when we were able to open for a slightly smaller congregation to enjoy Morning Prayer.  All the Covid safety measures worked well and it felt good to worship together again in a sparkling clean church with Roy leading the service.   On 13th September we

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COMING BACK TO CHURCH ON SEPTEMBER 6 2020

We are all looking forward to coming back to church on September 6th and details of services for September through to the end of November can be found on the ‘About our Services’ tab.  However, the experience will be different until the Covid virus presents no threat, so the following message will let you know

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Shoe Box Appeal for Christmas 2020

Last year our Shoe Box Appeal was incredibly successful and this year we are hoping to repeat this success. The shoe boxes will have to be completed by the end of October ready for the collection date in early November.  For further information please contact Duncan Robb or Anne Stiles – see contacts page or

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2020 Nativity Windows

Every Christmas we have been delighted by the imaginative nativity scenes displayed by local organisations in the church windows.  Sadly the Covid cleaning regulations are going to make it difficult to organise this year.  However we hope that everyone in the village will display their own nativity scenes in the windows of their houses for

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EXCITING NEWS

From 6th September we plan to hold a service each Sunday at 11 am in our beautiful church. We have been working hard on all the essential protocols to follow in order for this to happen and you can be assured that everything is being planned with the safety of all as a priority.  More

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RIP PAT PORTER

REST IN PEACE PAT PORTER Pat Porter was a faithful member of our Pulloxhill congregation and a valued contributor to our catering committee, cheerfully helping at all our social events.  She always showed concern for others and her warm welcoming smile was a pleasure to behold.  Her many friends will miss her company and our

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ANSWERS TO QUIZ QUESTIONS SET 25TH MAY 2020

2020-05-25 Website quiz with anwers How many verses are in the National Anthem? 3 Ferrous metals all contain which element? Iron In gardening, what is the more formal word for the prongs of a fork or rake? Tines What are studied by a seismologist? Earthquakes The crosses of which three saints appear on the Union

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ANSWERS TO QUIZ SET ON MAY 18TH 2020

2020-05-18 Website quiz with answers Under what sort of tree was Isaac Newton sitting when he developed the theory of gravity? An apple tree What is the young of an eel called? Elver What items are made by a Fletcher? Arrows In the Bible what food did God provide for the Israelites in the desert?

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Answers to quiz set on11 May

2020-05-11 Website quiz with answers Where was Dick Turpin executed by hanging? York The actor Clint Eastwood is allergic to horses. True or False? True What was the first song to be performed in outer space by the Apollo IX astronauts in March 1969? Happy Birthday Which English physicist wrote ‘A brief history of time’?

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We Remembered Them

8th May was a special bank holiday to celebrate the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe. Due to Covid-19 restrictions it was not possible to gather together for commemorative events but we were very fortunate to have the services of a very talented player who sounded the Last Post and the Reveille following two minutes

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ANSWERS TO QUIZ SET ON 3 MAY 2020

2020-05-03 Website quiz with answers Word Format A chef has 5 potatoes to feed 3 people. How can she give them equal portions without using fractions? Mashed potato What was the name of the ship in which the Pilgrim Fathers set sail in 1620? Mayflower Which nut is included in the ingredients of dynamite? Peanut

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ANSWERS TO THE QUIZ SET ON APRIL 27 2020

2020-04-27 Website quiz with answers Word format: Which poet is buried in Grasmere churchyard? William Wordsworth Which famous fictional character had a brother named Mycroft? Sherlock Holmes What plant does the Colorado beetle attack? Potato What type of pastry is used for profiteroles? Choux The bones of which English King were found underneath a Leicestershire

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A Message from our Archdeacon

Jesus said: “Peace be with you” John 20:21 This are difficult times for us as people, as a nation and as a church. The coronavirus pandemic has changed many aspects of life that we take for granted; work, home, school, leisure, church, and even our very lives. May I thank you for all that you

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ANSWERS TO QUIZ SET ON APRIL 20 2020

2020-04-20 Website quiz with answers If you prefer this is the Word format: Which Wars between the Houses of Lancaster and York started in St Albans in May 1455? The Wars of the Roses How many wings does a butterfly have? Four In the song “Scarborough Fair” which other herbs are mentioned apart from parsley

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ANSWERS TO THE QUIZ SET ON – 13-04-20

Here are the answers to last week’s quiz Which fictional collie first appeared in an Eric Knight novel published in 1940? Lassie In which open space in Greater London was ‘The Wombles’ set? Wimbledon Common Florence Nightingale achieved note as a nurse during which war? Crimean Oldham, Manchester North West, Dundee, Epping and Woodford were

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A LETTER FROM BISHOP RICHARD

 To The Benefice of Silsoe, Pulloxhill and Flitton  Dear Friends,  I was due to lead the united service this Sunday in your Benefice. As we know this will not be possible, but you will be very much in my thoughts and prayers, as we mark Palm Sunday together, but apart. Thank you for all that

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THE QUIZ ANSWERS

A couple of weeks ago we put a quiz on the events page – in case anyone was missing the coffee morning quizzes.  Here are the answers: What sort of creature is advertising star Aleksandr Orlov? Meerkat The BBC Home Service was the predecessor of which radio station? Radio 4 In the British Army, which

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THANK YOU TO ALL OUR CONTRIBUTORS

The PCC wish to say a big THANK YOU to all of our kind supporters who are continuing to contribute to the funds of Pulloxhill Church during the pandemic emergency.  As you know we usually hold a variety of concerts, coffee mornings etc. in order to raise the money to help keep the church open

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NEWS FROM THE PEWS APRIL 2020

Church News: April 2020 We were all set to go with the normal news of what’s been happening and what events and services we have planned when the Coronavirus hit the UK and has made such an impact on every-day life. We have been closely following advice from HM Government and the Church of England

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WORSHIP AT HOME

We shall all miss getting together in our beautiful church for our usual services/prayer and friendship during this time of enforced separation but we can still join together in spirit and continue our prayers at home.  The Church of England has now launched a new App called ‘Pray’ with morning and evening services.  Another source

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Candles for All Souls

CORONAVIRUS – SERVICES SUSPENDED

Following the announcement today by the Archbishop of Canterbury that all services in the Church of England are to be suspended we want our community to know that the PCC and Readers are available to listen to your concerns and take phone calls from anyone who feels in need at this difficult time. We are

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A Great Evening with Pam Rhodes

Friday 6th March was a really lovely evening with Pam Rhodes and the brilliant Toddington Town Band who accompanied the hymns along with organist David Warner. Pam has so many witty anecdotes and detailed information about the hymns to tell us that the evening flew by.  While we perused Pam’s interesting selection of books we

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The Shoe Box Appeal

A reminder of the great response to the Samaritan’s Shoe Box Appeal. A photo of some of the decorated shoe boxes waiting to be blessed before being collected from the church. We hope the children were excited to receive their surprise gifts at Christmas. Well done to everyone who supported this appeal.

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GOODBYE IAN AND CHRISTINE

Mike Olney making a leaving presentation to Ian It was a bittersweet event on Sunday 29th December as following a beautiful communion service we had the sad task of saying Goodbye to Ian and Christine.  Ian has been a wonderful contributor to our Benefice as Curate for the last couple of years and he and

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NATIVITY SCENES IN THE CHURCH

The Pulloxhill Brownies The Pulloxhill tradition carries on and we are delighted with this year’s Nativity displays from local organisations.  Once again very imaginative interpretations of the theme ‘While Shepherds Watched’.  Well done to the contributors. If you haven’t had a chance to see them yet please come along to the Christmas Eve blessing of

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WONDERFUL EVENING CONCERT

There was nothing unlucky about Friday the 13th 2019 for those attending the Christmas Concert held in the church.  The Pulloxhill Singers were on excellent form with some beautiful solos from Joyce Rackley and Louise Kidby and a very amusing Little Red Riding Hood ‘Panto in a Pot’ from Linda Brown which had us all

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Shoe Box Appeal

We are delighted that we have been able to send 47 Shoe Boxes full of gifts as part of the Samaritan’s Purse Operation Christmas Child. It means so much to the children who receive them; thank you to everyone who has contributed to this very worthwhile appeal. https://www.samaritans-purse.org.uk/what-we-do/operation-christmas-child

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Lovely Christmas Coffee Morning

We really enjoyed welcoming everyone on Saturday 16th November to a Christmas coffee morning with stalls like the festive tombola pictured. Large sausage rolls, cheese scones, cake and mince pies went down well with the coffee while the raffle, guess the sweets in the jar and quiz were all popular.  The morning was very successful

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Remembrance at Pulloxhill 10th November 2019

The service of remembrance which began at the war memorial was led by Roy Pinnock with members of the Royal British Legion and the Pulloxhill Brownies on parade.  Chris Witherington sounded the last post on the bugle followed by the reveille (or rouse) after the two minute silence.  The service continued in the church which

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Mama Mia What a Night

Fugitives from the Seventies! The Seventies Sing-a-long Supper on 11th October went with a real swing with characters from the Seventies roaming the hall! The music was great and everyone enjoyed singing songs remembered from the Seventies in between the courses of delicious food cooked by Linda and served by the catering team. A raffle

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HARVEST AT PULLOXHILL

Another year – another harvest and as usual young and not so young celebrated it in style at Pulloxhill enjoying a chat and refreshments after the service in the beautifully decorated church. The Food Bank benefited from a good selection of tinned and dried goods and the silent auction of fresh produce raised some more

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LEST WE FORGET

Lest we forget the horrors of conflict – 80 years ago The church was decorated to remember the outbreak of World War 2 on 3 September 1939

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SWELTERING HEAT DID NOT DETER VISITORS

Record breaking temperatures and sweltering sunshine over the August Bank Holiday Weekend did not deter the many visitors from enjoying the exhibition of art in the church and the assortment of refreshments available in the marquee. Morning coffee, lunches, scrumptious  desserts and afternoon tea and cakes were all devoured appreciatively and the catering team were

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OUR LOVELY VICAR RETIRES

There were mixed emotions at Dave’s last service in the Benefice on August 11th held in Silsoe church.  A packed church sang Dave’s favourite hymns and listened to his uplifting talk and his chosen readings.  Along with his main gift we were delighted to see him presented with a framed picture, and a book of

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TEDDY BEARS INVADE CHURCH

The family service in July led by Gillian saw the church decorated with teddy bears and other soft toys, many with their devoted owners. Gillian reminded us of how similar is God’s love for us to the love we feel for one another and especially for our precious teddy bears, some of which were of

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EVERYTHING STOPS FOR TEA! JULY 6TH

Yes everything did stop for tea on Saturday at the church hall.  A mouthwatering display of sandwiches, savoury tarts, scones and assorted cakes tempted the visitors who managed to work their way through what seemed like a never ending supply of food. Another great afternoon in Pulloxhill.  The A team of caterers did it again!

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TREE FESTIVAL JUNE 15TH

Pulloxhill trees came to life with imaginative and amusing decorations for the Tree Festival organised by the Friends of the Church. The stalls on the village green brought everyone together and the interesting stroll around the village to see the decorated trees was captivating. These are the photos of the PCC contribution which was entitled

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A NIGHT TO REMEMBER – SUMMER CONCERT 2019

The Sound of Summer concert was quite simply a magical evening when everything was in perfect harmony.  The Pulloxhill Singers, conducted by Hilary Parks and Martin Roderick, were on splendid form with a programme of delightful popular songs accompanied by John Hemmings.  John Parks linked all the items with his usual very amusing ‘smiles’,  Joyce

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Extract from our News from the Pews publication June 2019

Welcome to the very first edition of “News from the Pews”. This is going to be a monthly newsletter from St. James and will be delivered to all the homes in Pulloxhill. It will contain lots of news and information about St. James Church – what has been taking place, news of events and services

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Easter 2019 at Pulloxhill

First the beautiful reflective service on Good Friday joined by the 3 churches choir and then the sunrise service on Easter Sunday.  Easter worship was perfect at Pulloxhill. The  photos show the ministry team preparing the first communion of Easter in the churchyard overlooking the hills with the sun welcoming the large congregation.  John accompanied

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WINTER COFFEE MORNING

Lots of fun and games at the winter coffee morning on February 9th!  Plenty of bacon or sausage rolls were eaten plus scrumptious cakes.   The great atmosphere was enhanced by the happily chatting group who enjoyed the tombola raffle and quiz – you’re getting better at the quizzes – we’ll have to make them harder!

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MEMORIES OF CHRISTMAS 2018

Christmas is always a special time at Pulloxhill Church.  The Christmas Carol Concert gets everyone into the spirit and the special services help us remember the reason for the festivities. The children enjoy the Christingle and the Blessing of the Crib services and it’s good to meet up on Christmas morning to celebrate communion and

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REMEMBRANCE WEEKEND AT PULLOXHILL 2018

At St James church we celebrated the special 100 years anniversary of the end of World War 1 in style.  The church was decorated in the most imaginative way incorporating Greg’s hand made figures, hundreds of poppies and even a model Sopwith Camel ‘flying’ through the church.  The cascade of over two thousand hand knitted

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Remembrance poppies

REMEMBRANCE AT ST JAMES WEEKEND OF 10/11 November 2018

We are taking part in the National Act of Commemoration with a focus on Pulloxhill. The church will be open from 10 am to 4 pm on Saturday 10th November where there will be displays, a DVD, poppies and more.  If you would like to help with this 100th year commemoration of WW1 you can

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Fabulous Murder Mystery Night

What an excellent night of entertainment, good food, good company and great fun!  On 12th October a talented cast of performers led by David Cope helped us solve the mystery of ‘Whodunit at Dibley?’ a game inspired by a well known TV series.  The actors stayed in character as they served the three course meal

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HARVEST SERVICE 23/09/2018 AT 11 AM

Our harvest service will be led by Gillian Kern and will follow the usual pattern popular with families.  It is an opportunity to celebrate and give thanks for all God’s gifts. We will be happy to receive donations of non perishable goods to the Food Bank at the service. This year the collection from the

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Murder Mystery Evening 12/10/2018

Murder/Mystery evening at Pulloxhill The Pulloxhill PCC invite you to our Murder Mystery evening in the Church Hall at Pulloxhill. It will take place at 7pm for 7.30pm on Friday 12th October and the tickets are £15 per person which includes a 3 course supper and coffee. Tickets are limited ~ and there will be

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Candles for All Souls

Remembered in Love Service 28/10/18 at 6 pm

‘Those we remember, those we love, safe now in God’s hands’ You are invited to this special service to remember departed loved ones. There will be readings of comfort and reflection alongside specially chosen hymns and prayers.  During the service there will be an opportunity to come forward and light a candle in memory of

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Visit to Luton Christian Bookshop 30/08/2018

A visit to the book shop is being arranged for: Thursday 30th August 7.30pm The Book shop have kindly offered to open on the above evening to allow anyone from our Benefice (and any friends) to visit, see what the shop sell and do. Enjoy a browse at the wide range of Bibles, study notes, books,

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Great Bank Holiday Weekend at the Church

The Bank Holiday Weekend of 25/26 August presented us with very mixed weather but that did not deter the enthusiastic visitors to the Art Exhibition and Sale organised by the Friends of Pulloxhill Church.  Having digested the very high standard of artwork on display many visitors joined the PCC and helpers in the marquee to

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Teddy Bears are still bungee jumping 22/07/2018

Another brave soft toy being lowered from the tower by Brian and George on Sunday 22nd July after the family service which celebrated teddy bears and other much loved albeit silent family members. Gillian led the service in which the children (and some adults) introduced their soft toys and everyone agreed that although they were

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Teddy Bear Family Service 22/07/2018

Please join us with your favourite Teddy Bear or other soft toy at our Family Service on Sunday 22nd July at 11 am. Refreshments will be served after the service which will be another informal event suitable for all age groups.

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Ian’s First Communion Service 01/07/2018

Following his Priesting at St Albans Abbey on 30th June, Ian took his first Communion Service at Pulloxhill on Sunday 1st July.  Members of all three churches plus his friends and family helped to celebrate this special occasion with Ian who is held in high esteem and affection across the Benefice. Ian’s choice of hymns

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Tree Festival 23/06/2018

Beautifully decorated trees in the churchyard helped to make the Tree Fest another amazing community event with money raised for the Friends of Pulloxhill Church and the St John’s (Sue Ryder) Hospice at Moggerhanger.  Well done to the organisers and all the enthusiastic volunteers who decorated the village in the most imaginative of ways and

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