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Parish Events

Thank you to everyone who took part in the Historic Churches Trust Bike 'n' Hike findraising event on 8 September.


Altar in the barn spread of food

Some lovely images of harvest celebrations at Hormead and Meesden. For more images see our Harvest 2018 page



Sunday 23rd September - St Mary the Virgin, Brent Pelham: 11.30am Harvest Family Service (followed by Harvest Lunch).

The following week...

Sunday 7th October - St George's Anstey: 11.30am Harvest Family Service (followed by Harvest Lunch).

Please join us for any or all of these services of thanksgiving. Tickets for the lunches and tea available locally.

Silent Prayer

New dates for September through to December and more information about this deeply powerful form of prayer and meditation are published here.

Our new Rector, Revd James Sawyer, will be licensed on Thursday 27 September in St George's Anstey, at 7.30pm.

James will celebrate his first Holy Communion service at the Benefice Service the following Sunday, 30th September, at St Mary the Virgin, Brent Pelham, 10am.

All welcome.

Saturday 29 September, 6.45pm, Meesden Bury: FINISHED, an evening of music readings and poetry to mark the centenary of the end of WWI.
Advance tickets available from Eventbrite here

Crowds of nurses and medics aboad an ambulance emblasoned with a banner FINISHED  celebrating the end of WWI

Remembrance Sunday, 11th November 2018
The Centenary of the end of the First World War.

This year a special service will be held in Great Hormead, beginning at the war memorial at 10.50am and then, after the two minute silence at 11.00am, continuing at the church of St Nicholas. We will remember the names of all those who gave their lives for their country from across the benefice. We hope many members of the community will want to join us.

Later in the evening a beacon will be lit by community representatives as part of a national event to mark the centenary.





The Vicarage 

Great Hormead 



SG9 0NT 

01763 289258