Category Archives: Church news

The late Roy Barnett MBE

After a lady in the village asked approval to commemorate within the village Roy’s work with the Mite Scheme from his family and the URC members,  a  granite plaque has been installed at the Chapel on October 12 . The … Continue reading

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Bellringers’ meeting at Badby –

Members of the Daventry Branch of the Peterborough Diocesan Guild of Church Bellringers held their monthly meeting at St Mary’s Church on Saturday, September 14, 2019. Ringers from around the district assembled from 3pm to practice ringing the six fine … Continue reading

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Church Coffee Morning and trip to top of tower –

The monthly coffee morning in St Mary’s Church was held on Tuesday (September 17, 2019) from 10.30am to  12 noon.  Villagers, visitors and walkers were welcomed for coffee, tea, home-made cake and chat. The weather was wonderful for the two … Continue reading

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Church Cleaning rota for September 2019 –

Due to over-subscription of items across the five parishes, the rota for St Mary’s was omitted from the Link for this month: w/b 2 Helen Morris, Sally Byrne, Ann Skinner w/b 9 Jan Cooper, Moira Cooper, Judy Jordan w/b 16 … Continue reading

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Visitors to Church –

On Saturday August 17, a group of about 40 members of the Northamptonshire Historic Churches Trust paid a short visit to St Mary’s Church as part of an annual Historic Churches Tour guided by Bruce Bailey.  Bruce was the author … Continue reading

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Bells ringing on Friday afternoon –

From 3pm on Friday (August 16), our bells rang out to a quarter peal rung by members of the Daventry Branch of the diocesan guild. The method was Plain Bob Doubles and it took 47 minutes continuous ringing.  Frances Williams … Continue reading

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Coffee morning and a view from on high –

The monthly coffee morning in St Mary’s Church was on Tuesday (August 20, 2019) from 10.30am to  12 noon. and was well patronised. Villagers, visitors and walkers were welcomed for coffee, tea, home-made cake and chat. There was another guided … Continue reading

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Coffee morning and high view –

The monthly coffee morning in St Mary’s Church was held on Tuesday, July 16 from 10.30am to  12 noon. Villagers and walkers will be welcomed for coffee, tea, home-made cake and chat.    There was another guided tour to the … Continue reading

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Bellringing on Friday afternoon –

The Daventry Branch of the diocesan guild requested the use of Badby bells on Friday (June 5) afternoon from 3pm for about an hour.  The ringing was one in a series of monthly training quarter peals using six bells, on … Continue reading

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Coffee Morning, June 18

  The monthly coffee morning in St Mary’s Church will be held on Tuesday (June 18) from 10.30am to  12 noon. Villagers and walkers will be welcomed for coffee, tea, home-made cake and chat.    

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