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Team Rector, the Revd Kevin Ashby, is pictured preaching a sermon during a Remembrance Sunday Service from the pulpit in St Mary's Church, Melton Mowbray.

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The pulpit which will be coming back into St Mary's Church.

Pulpit Fiction!

St Mary’s Church pulpit – The rumours have been flying around again… “the pulpit is not coming back into the Church”… “it’s been sold off to an American business-man” (OK… no-one has actually said that!)… or “it’s all part of a clandestine plot by a small group who have a hidden agenda!”

Well, that’s all “Fake-News,” as a certain American business-man/president, who has not bought our pulpit, would say! The pulpit has never been part of the new liturgical furniture in our Re-ordering Project… and WILL be coming back (with the other “stuff” that’s still in storage)!

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No, Mr President! This man has NOT bought our puplit.


However, we need to look at where it goes (because those who use it know that it never did face in the right direction… preachers were preaching at our recumbent knight, not our live congregation!) and how to make sure it doesn’t scratch our new floor (it is VERY heavy)!

Once it’s back, like everything else, we need to review how it fits in with how we’re using the church etc. The Re-ordering Project is still a “work in progress.” If you want any more information, have a word with the Rector… who won’t give you any “Fake-News!"


Phil Balding, 09/02/2018

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Say Cheese!
Here's your chance to get your teeth into some of the finest cheeses in the British Isles in St Mary's Church, Melton Mowbray, on Thursday night (April 26th)... and to help raise money for the church restoration fund at the same time. More ...
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Plea to cleaners
A plea has gone out for volunteer cleaners to come forward to help keep St Mary's Church, Melton Mowbray, looking spick and span. For more details, read on... More ...
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Can you help?
Now we’re back in the newly refurbished St Mary's Church, Melton Mowbray, it’s time to consider the social life of our church family and how we continue to fund-raise both for the building project and for our church life. More ...
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No Morning Prayer 
Please Note: There will be no Morning Prayer in St Mary’s Church, Melton Mowbray, on Monday, 23rd April, Tuesday, 24th April or Wednesday, 25th April. More ...
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Where did you get that hat?
If you want to get ahead... get a hat. But not any old hat... an Easter Bonnet! To celebrate Easter Day falling on April Fools' Day we did something a little bit different at St Mary's Church, Melton Mowbray, this year. More ...
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Palm Sunday procession
Worshippers at St Mary's Church, Melton Mowbray, enjoyed a procession from the Market Place to the church followed by an All Age Worship Service on Palm Sunday. More ...
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Flipping marvellous!
HUNGRY visitors to St Mary's Church, Melton Mowbray, enjoyed more than 200 FREE pancakes, tea and coffee on Shrove Tuesday morning (February 13th). More ...
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Help needed 
St Mary's Healing Prayer Team would welcome more people to join them to pray (in pairs) with those who present for healing prayer at the 10am service on the 2nd Sunday in the month. More ...
Join the team 
The Congregational Contact Team is a group of people from St Mary's Church, Melton Mowbray, which is on the lookout for more helpers. For more details, read on... More ...
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New Servery Coordinators
We are most grateful to Marilyn Wray and Karen Balding who have stepped forward to fulfil the roles of Servery Coordinators in St Mary's Church, Melton Mowbray. To find out more, read on... More ...
Seventeen are confirmed 
Seventeen people were confirmed by the Bishop of Leicester, the Right Reverend Martyn Snow, at the Deanery Confirmation Service in St Mary's Church, Melton Mowbray, on Sunday, 21st January. More ...
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St Mary’s Church Melton Mowbray  Sunday Services…
Find out where services for St Mary's Church, Melton Mowbray, will be held in the next month. More ...