Category Archives: Church news

Guided tour of Church and Tower –

Before the builders start work on the floor repairs and improvements in St Mary’s Church, 25 people came along on Sunday, October 15.  Starting with an hour’s guided tour of the  heritage of each part of the inside of the … Continue reading

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Celebration of Harvest at St Mary’s Church –

At 11am on Sunday, October 8 there will be a service of seasonal readings and favourite harvest hymns followed by an English ploughman’s lunch in Church.  All are very welcome to come along. We are collecting non-perishable food for the … Continue reading

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Badby – Then and Now –

About 180 people came to see the exhibition over the first weekend of September.  The display boards will remain on display in St Mary’s Church until after Harvest Festival on October 8.  The church is usually open between 10am and … Continue reading

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Badby Church wins National Lottery support

Today, St Mary’s Church, Badby has received news of a grant of £79,700 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for an urgent project to replace rotting floors.  Made possible by money raised by National Lottery players, the project will also … Continue reading

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Bells –

We had a visit on Wednesday August 2 from Jon Pallin, whose grandfather  was Farrer Pallin. His great aunt Lily Pallin donated the treble bell in 1931.  The inscription on the bell reads: FOR THE GLORY AND SERVICE OF GOD … Continue reading

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The tallest sunflower?

Growing happily(?) out of the south aisle wall at St Mary’s Church!

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Timber! –

It’s not often that material for replacement bell stays falls into a churchyard! Geoff Pullin was amazed to find a whole ash tree had fallen in the gales on Tuesday June 6 and Paul Green has kindly donated straight pieces … Continue reading

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Strange sounds?-

On Wednesday evening (June 7), Kilsby Guides visited our church tower. From 6.30pm there were the sounds of young voices emanating from the louvres and later on, the sounds of random chiming of the bells by the Guides, prior to … Continue reading

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Badby and Fawsley WI –

A reminder that the WI is moving to St Mary’s Church by kind permission of the Revd. Sue Faulkner on Thursday, June 8 because the village hall is in use as a polling station. From 7.30pm, a fashion show of … Continue reading

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Christian Aid Week –

The annual red envelope collection for Christian Aid will take place May 14-20, 2017. Chris Richards  organised the team of volunteer collectors, who were delighted with those who had  filled envelopes in advance of the collectors calling! Chris Richards thanks all … Continue reading

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