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An evening with Terry Waite 

You are invited to join Emmaus Leicestershire & Rutland for An Evening with Terry Waite on Friday, 6th October from 7pm – 11pm at Hinckley Rugby Club, Leicester Road, Hinckley LE10 3DR. Tickets £35 each. For tickets please call 01455 631716 or email mir.juma@emmauslandr.org
 
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Prayer initiatives
The monthly Prayer Diary for October 2017 is now available to download. To find out more, read on... More ...
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Services in the Parish
Find out which services are on in the parish on Sunday by reading on... More ...
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This week in the parish 
Find out what is happening where in the parish this week. More ...
Extraordinary Annual Parochial Church Meeting
An Extraordinary Annual Parochial Church Meeting will be held at 7.30pm in the Samworth Centre Cafe on Thursday, October 5th to agree the 2016 church accounts. More ...
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National Baby Loss Awareness Day Service 
As part of this year’s National Baby Loss Awareness Day events we are planning a short remembrance service in the Samworth Centre on Sunday, October 15th, starting at 6.30pm, and closing with the lighting of candles at 7pm. More ...
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Note the date change 
At the last PCC meeting it was agreed to change the date of the next meeting. The PCC meeting which was scheduled for 19th September was changed to 5th October. More ...
It's a tricky one!
Only a few people got the 6174 numbers trick right last Sunday morning in Parkside… As promised, here it is again with an example… More ...
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New Beginnings 
A Service of Celebration for the Life, Work and Development of the Framland Deanery More ...
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Ian's New Toilet 
Ian Neale has been presented with a New Toilet! Read on to find out more... More ...
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Can you help? 
Emmaus are looking for local volunteers to help in their new charity shop at 18 Market Place, Melton, raising funds to help the homeless. More ...
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Archbishop to visit county
The Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Revd Justin Welby, will spend three days in the city and county in November, it was announced on Tuesday (May 30th). More ...
Global act of worship 
In response to the Archbishop of Canterbury's request for people to join him in prayer between Ascension Day and Pentecost, Mothers' Union members are uniting in a Global Act of Worship on Wednesday, 31 May. More ...
Former hostage opens Emmaus shop
Former Beirut hostage Terry Waite officially opened the new Emmaus charity shop in Melton Mowbray’s Market Place on Thursday (25th May). More ...
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An excellent evening out 
Entertaining, thought-provoking, challenging – Roughshod (who are part of Riding Lights Theatre Company) were all of these and you missed an excellent evening out at Sage Cross Methodist Church if you didn’t go on Tuesday (April 11th), writes Janet King. More ...
Quiz winner 
The winner of the St Mary's "BIG QUIZ" is Mr J Bailey from Melton, who will receive £50. More ...
Lent School of Prayer
There was a good turnout to listen to The Bishop of Leicester, the Rt Revd Martyn Snow, when he led a Lent School of Prayer entitled “Lord, teach us to pray” in the Samworth Centre on Tuesday (April 4th). More ...
Can you help? 
Volunteers are needed to serve lunches with the Community Family Lunch Project during the summer. For more details read on... More ...
Reasons to be thankful
Almost twelve months ago 4,000 people wrote what they were thankful for on graffiti boards installed in Leicester Cathedral during Lent. Since then the Count Your Blessing Boards have been on tour around the Diocese, from Melton Mowbray to Hinckley. More ...
Storehouse appeal 
We have been told by Storehouse that they are having to buy some foodstuff to meet the needs of people referred to them. they are short of tinned fish, meats, curry, casseroles, hot dogs, puddings, spaghetti and vegetables, and instant pot noodles. More ...
Serving up a tasty treat
Hungry visitors to the Farmers’ Market on Scalford Road in Melton Mowbray were treated to some free pancakes on Shrove Tuesday (February 28th). More ...
Search on for a manager
A manager for a new charity shop which aims to raise funds to help the homeless is being sought in Melton Mowbray. For full details read on... More ...
A Christmas cracker! 
The Melton Team Parish's New Year “Christmas” Meal proved a big hit at The Sysonby Knoll Hotel, Melton Mowbray,on Monday, January 23rd. More ...
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Festive fun 
The Bridge View and Gloucester House Carol Service was held in St Mary's Church, Melton Mowbray, recently, and a great festive time was had by all! More ...
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Bear-ing up nicely!
So bear it is, merry Christmas! The Pastoral Committee of St Mary’s DCC have been collecting teddy bears to send to child refugees via Refugee Action Nottingham... and the response has been fantastic. More ...
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There's no place like home! 
In a table of the top 20 homelessness hotspots in the region Leicester is in 20th place, but Melton Mowbray is in seventh with a total of 48 homeless people or one in 1,062 people living without a home. To find out more, read on... More ...
Christmas card bunting 
Thank you to everyone who donated their greetings cards last Christmas. The cards were transformed into bunting for this year's Christmas Tree Festival held in St Mary's Church, Melton Mowbray,. Find out how to get yours by reading on... More ...
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Ready, teddy, go...
The Pastoral Committee of St Mary’s DCC is offering you an opportunity during Advent to send to child refugees teddy bears via Refugee Action. For more details, read on... More ...
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Chance to help child refugees
The Pastoral Committee of St Mary’s DCC is offering you an opportunity during Advent to support child refugees. We are collecting teddy bears (in good condition please) to send to child refugees via Refugee Action. For more details, read on... More ...
Count Your Blessings!
The ‘Count Your Blessings’ boards in St Mary's Church, Melton Mowbray, have proved a huge success. More ...
Service of Commission for Police and Fire Service Chaplains
On December 12th Ted Hutchin will be attending a Service of Commission for Police and Fire Service Chaplains at Leicester Cathedral. For more details read on... More ...
Visit to beautiful Iona
Trisha Nutter is one of a number of people in the Team Parish who are visiting the beautiful island of Iona, in the Inner Hebrides off the Ross of Mull on the western coast of Scotland. View her pictures by reading on... More ...
Framland Deanery, an update
Area Dean, Revd Dr Peter Hooper, gives a a short update on our Deanery project. More ...
Award-winning magazine
Congratulations to the editorial team on the Melton Mowbray Team Parish magazine Parish Views, who have won a prestigious award. More ...
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Can you help? 
Dave Kitching has a friend who is collecting resources for Honour Village in Cambodia. To find out more, read on... More ...
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St Mary’s Handbell Ringers 
At our recent AGM, it was suggested that our competent team of Handbell Ringers wasn’t as widely known as they could be. More ...
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Litany, Prayers and Holy Communion for Heroes
During the first week of every month, we at St Mary’s, Melton devote one of our regular Wednesday Services of Holy Communion to the needs of our Armed Forces and their families. For more details, read on... More ...