Eco Church

‘In 2019 the churches of St. Benedict’s and The Venerable Bede registered with Eco Church. It is an award scheme with bronze, silver and gold levels for churches in England and Wales to demonstrate that the Gospel is good news for God’s earth. Covid 19 put us back for more than a year but on … [Read more…]

Easter Lilies

Easter Lilies at St. Benedict’s 2021 Our church will be decorated with lilies on Easter Sunday to celebrate Jesus’ Resurrection and as a sign of hope for the months to come as we move towards the easing of Covid-19 restrictions. If you would like to dedicate lilies in memory of a loved one, please email … [Read more…]

Grapevine

Grapevine Magazine October / November Disappointingly and with regret, following the increased restrictions relating to the Covid 19 Pandemic, we are unable to produce and distribute a printed copy of the next edition of The Grapevine Magazine. We will be producing a digital copy for distribution to everyone that we have an email address for. … [Read more…]

Sunday worship

‘St. Benedict Biscop is open for Worship at 8.00am and 10.30am every Sunday. Booking is essential, contact Hilary Moore on 01902 892856 or email hilmoore@gmail.com’ to book your place.’

Grapevine Notice

Grapevine Magazine August / September Unfortunately for logistical reasons we are unable to produce a printed copy of the next edition of The Grapevine Magazine. We will be producing a digital copy for distribution to everyone that we have an email address for. If you, or anyone you know, would like a copy please send … [Read more…]

Church Re-opening

Good NewsWith the Government and the Church of England now allowing the opening of churches for publicworship we have now been able to carry out the necessary risk assessments and put in place therequired precautions. We will start with a single Sunday Service at St Benedict’s, the Ven Bede willremain closed.We are therefore pleased to … [Read more…]

Christian Aid Quiz

Please find a Christian Aid quiz attached. There are no winners, no prizes and you mark your own answers. The question-sheet is free, but you are asked to make your donation to Christian Aid in return for the answers. Donations (£2 minimum) can be made either: • online at caweek.org/payin • by cheque (payable to … [Read more…]

Sunday Service by Zoom!

Paul writes “I am leading a service at 10am on Sunday mornings by Zoom for the parishes of Swindon and Himley.  Having done it three times now we’re feeling a little more confident about inviting others to join us!” Anyone can join a meeting as long as they download the app and receive a Meeting … [Read more…]

Christian Aid Week

This week is Christian Aid Week, but the pandemic means there can be no house-to-house this year, which is far and away our largest source of income, and the need is greater than ever. However, people can still contribute by phone on 08082 004004, or online at www.christianaid.org.uk/give-money-make donation.