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Advent Service 

A service of readings and hymns to mark the beginning of Advent is being held in St Mary the Virgin Church, Thorpe Arnold, on Wednesday, 28th November at 7pm, followed by refreshments in the hall.

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Christmas crafts
Don't miss an array of Christmas crafts, coffee and cakes in Thorpe Arnold Village Hall on Saturday, 17th November, from 10am until 1pm. More ...
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Carols with Carol
Come and join us for an hour of joyful singing at a service aimed towards families with young children. A festive fun afternoon for all the family in St Mary the Virgin Church, Thorpe Arnold, on Saturday, 8th December, at 2pm. More ...
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Special thanks to Carol
On Sunday, 4th November, we held a service to celebrate the Pram Services held at St Mary the Virgin Church, Thorpe Arnold, for the last eighteen years, writes Catherine Shenton. More ...
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Feathering their nest!
This is the sight which greeted Martin Hansen, Bell Tower Captain at St Mary the Virgin Church, Thorpe Arnold, when he went up into the bell chamber this week to muffle the bells ready for Remembrance Sunday. More ...
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Christmas Services 
Find out the dates and times for Christmas Services at St Mary the Virgin Church, Thorpe Arnold, by reading on... More ...
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New role for Carol
Carol Parker is pictured on Saturday morning (October 13th) after her licensing at the Called Together service in Leicester Cathedral as a Pioneer Minister based at Thorpe Arnold. More ...
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Harvest boost
Church members and villages enjoyed a Harvest Supper and Harvest Family Service in Thorpe Arnold on Saturday and Sunday (October 6th and 7th). More ...
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A shed loss! 
Geoff and the Wilson boys have demolished the old, leaky shed that was in the churchyard just by the porch of St Mary the Virgin Church, Thorpe Arnold, ready for the new one to replace it in the next few weeks. More ...
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Flying the flag! 
Members of the congregation at St Mary the Virgin Church, Thorpe Arnold, were flying the flag on Sunday (May 20th). Find out more by reading on... More ...
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Can you help church project?
An information giving and gathering event and coffee morning is being held in Thorpe Arnold Village Hall on Saturday, May 19th, from 10am until 12noon, to launch a project to cure the damp problem in St Mary the Virgin Church. More ...
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Flying the flag
Members of the congregation of St Mary the Virgin Church, Thorpe Arnold, flew the flag at their Easter Sunday Service. More ...
Palm Sunday Service
The St Mary the Virgin Church, Thorpe Arnold Palm Sunday Service started with a gathering at Thorpe Arnold Village Hall with a few prayers from Revd Dr Mary Barr and responses. More ...
Success on a plate! 
Sixty people enjoyed the annual Pancake Supper held in Thorpe Arnold Village Hall on Shrove Tuesday and helped raise £510 for the Joliba Trust. More ...
Church open again
Essential re-plastering work in St Mary the Virgin Church, Thorpe Arnold, is now complete and the building is now open again. This means a Family Communion Service will be held there this Sunday (January 21st) at 9.45am. More ...
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