Category Archives: Church news

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 is organising the team of volunteer collectors, who would be delighted for you to have the filled envelopes in advance of the collectors calling!

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Quarter Peal on the Bells –

On Friday afternoon,  May 5,  Daventry Branch ringers rang a quarter peal of Grandsire Doubles, in memory of Chris Woods.  He rang these bells regularly on Sundays until his recent death.  The ringers were: Treble: Geoff Pullin     2. … Continue reading

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Parochial Church Council –

At the annual meeting in St Mary’s Church on Wednesday, April 26, Susan Rose was re-elected and Frances Williams was elected as the churchwardens for this year.  Susan Rose was re-elected as lay member of the Daventry Deanery Synod and with … Continue reading

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Knightley Parishes, the church and you –

You may be interested in some of the relevant, short and to-the-point sermons given by our Rector, the Revd. Sue Faulkner during Advent and more recently in her Knightley Parish churches: Date Topic Link 27/11/16 Advent 1: Gifts at Christmas https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dt1zWlBNpGEContinue reading

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Half-muffled bells –

The church bells rang half-muffled for practice night on Wednesday, March 15 in memory of Chris Woods of 9 Pinfold Green who lost his battle with cancer on Monday, March 13 afternoon at Danetre Hospital. Chris and Sally moved to … Continue reading

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Church services in January and February –

Sunday, January 1 2017: 10am United Reformed Church New Year Thoughts; 11am Holy Communion at St Mary’s Church Thursday 5th January 2017: 9:30am  Midweek Communion with a special welcome to visitors and ramblers at St Mary’s Church Sunday, January 8: … Continue reading

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Half-muffled bells –

The bells were rung half-muffled for the practice ringing on Wednesday, December 21.  When one of our regular practice-night attenders dies, it is traditional that we continue to practice but half-muffle the bells for that practice. In this case it is … Continue reading

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