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Sunday 16th December

~ Advent 3

St Mary's, Melton Mowbray
8.00am Holy Communion Revd Kevin Ashby & Dr Ted Hutchin
10.00am Parish Communion Revd Kevin Ashby & Revd Graham Spencer

St Mary the Virgin, Thorpe Arnold
9.45am Family Communion Revd Dr Mary Barr
6.00pm 9 Lessons & Carols Linda Pearson

St James @ Burton Lazars Village Hall
11.15am Holy Communion Revd Canon Peter Moseling

St Bartholomew’s, Welby
3.00pm Christmas Holy Communion Revd Dr Mary Barr


This week in the parish 
Find out what is happening where in the parish this week. More ...
Plea for secretary
ARE YOU ABLE to play an important role in the life of our Team Churches? We need a MINUTES SECRETARY FOR THE PAROCHIAL CHURCH COUNCIL, which involves attending a dozen meetings per year, taking minutes and circulating agendas and reports. More ...
Prayer initiatives
The monthly Prayer Diary for December is now available to download. To find out more, read on... More ...
Justice Service well supported
St Mary's Church, Melton Mowbray, was packed on Sunday afternoon (October 28th) when a Justice Service was held for the High Sheriff of Leicestershire, Diana Thompson. More ...
Phil Balding
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Congratulations all round
Congratulations to the Samworth Centre and St Mary's Church, Melton Mowbray, who were both named finalists in this year's Melton Times Achievement Awards which were announced on Friday night (October 19th). More ...
Tribute to brave horses
Melton Mowbray Team Parish Rector, the Revd Kevin Ashby, was called upon recently to dedicate a statue of a First World War soldier and horse by sculptor George Bingham, in the presence of the Princess Royal, at the Horse Trust at High Wycombe. More ...
Stewart's big day
Congratulations to Stewart Betts who was ordained deacon, along with seven other people, in Leicester Cathedral by Bishop Martyn on Sunday, July 1st. More ...
Songs of Praise from Launde Abbey
One of the BBC’s Songs of Praise programmes which was filmed at Launde Abbey during Bishop Martyn’s School of Prayer was shown on Sunday, June 24th. More ...