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Church under the spotlight 

St Bartholomew's Church, Welby, featured on BBC Radio Four's Farming Today programme on Wednesday (August 30th).

Reporter Ben Jackson interviewed Team Rector, the Revd Kevin Ashby, church warden Colin Beavis and congregation member Lisa Sherwood about the church, which the programme described as a "remarkable survivor."

If you missed the programme you can hear it by clicking here.


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In memory of Gerald 
On Sunday, 15th October, the congregation at St Bartholomew’s Church, Welby, remembered Lance Corporal Gerald Ellis with prayers during the Holy Communion Service and afterwards in the churchyard when a Remembrance Cross was laid by his memorial. More ...
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More tea, anyone?
Following the precedent from last year when we held a celebration in church for the Queen's 90th birthday, the congregation of St Bartholomew's Church, Welby, arranged a Tea Party in church on Saturday afternoon (20th August), writes Colin Beavis. More ...
Brownies visit church 
Members of the 4th St Mary's Church Brownies visited St Bartholomew's Church, Welby, recently, where they had a picnic followed by activities about the church. They then planted up pots for outside of the main door of the Church. More ...
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Colin's new role 
Colin Beavis has become a Church Warden at St Bartholomew's Church, Welby, replacing Sam Willder, who had to step down earlier this year due to ill health. More ...
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Church on the airwaves
The second part of BBC Radio Leicester presenter Ben Jackson's reports from St Bartholomew's Church, Welby, went on air on Thursday morning (March 9th). If you missed the report you can still hear it. Find out more by reading on... More ...