What we do 

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Life in lockdown 

Love it or hate it, life in lockdown due to Coronavirus looks set to continue for the foreseeable future. But how are you coping with it? Are you finding lots of things to do with your time, or are you struggling?

Here's your chance to let other people in the Team Parish know what the lockdown means to you and what you have been doing to fill your time. Perhaps you are spending more time on your garden, or perhaps you're reading some books. Perhaps you have even tried a lockdown haircut at home!

Whatever you have been doing we would like to know. If you have ever fancied trying to write something, now is the time to give it a go. We want to publish your article on the Team Parish website. It can be any length and it would be nice to include a picture, or pictures, if you can to illustrate what you have been doing. We will also be compiling a booklet, which we hope to publish once life returns to normal again, as a keepsake of what life was like for us all under the pandemic.

All you have to do to take part is email your story and picture(s) to Website Editor Phil Balding at: philloveskaren@yahoo.co.uk and once we have some we will start to publish them on the Team Parish website.


Get writing... and good luck!

Safeguarding children and vulnerable adults 
If you have a safeguarding concern about a child or vulnerable adult, please read on... More ...
GDPR: How we manage your information 
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Just to keep you in the picture...
Team Rector, the Revd Kevin Ashby, explains that planning permission has been given for a new building to act as St Mary's Church Choir Vestry, practice space, and provide space for learning, study and meetings. More ...
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Churches open for private prayer
"It was lovely to be inside St James' Church, Burton Lazars, again on Sunday (August 2nd) for silent private prayer," writes Melton Mowbray Team Vicar, the Revd Mary Barr. More ...
Storehouse update 
Storehouse is back. The food bank has moved to the Hope Centre (back of the building) on Nottingham Street in the centre of town. More ...
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Churches open for private prayer
A number of churches in Melton Mowbray Team Parish have opened for private prayer. Find out which ones by reading on... More ...
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Cafe set to open
The Cafe@Mary's Place is opening, for now only on Tuesdays and Wednesday's each week, starting Tuesday, 7th July and Wednesday, 8th July. More ...
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Magazine wins national award
‘Parish Views’, your parish magazine, has been awarded a Certificate of Excellence as winner of the Best Layout Award in the annual Church Magazine Awards of the Association of Church Editors. More ...
Christianity Explored 
I’m planning to start using the Christianity Explored online course this week. Read on to find out how you can join in... More ...
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Midday Prayers
Prayer should always be a top priority for Christians, and during this strange and difficult time prayer is more important than ever, writes Team Vicar, the Revd Mary Barr. More ...
Holy Communion and Coronavirus  
One of the things I’m really missing badly at the moment is regular worship with you in our churches across the Melton Team Parish, writes the Revd Mary Barr. More ...
Help and support for residents 
The Melton Borough Covid-19 Community Support Hub has been created to coordinate, help and support residents across the borough during the Coronavirus outbreak. More ...
In memory of Andrew
Cheques totalling a magnificent £1,500 have been presented to the Adult Intensive Care Unit at Glenfield Hospital, Leicester, in memory of St Mary's Church, Melton Mowbray, stalwart Andrew Nutter, who sadly died following heart surgery on July 28th. More ...