November is a time for remembering, and this year there is a heightened poignancy to our memories of friends and family we have lost. In September we had a memorial service for those in our parish that had died during the pandemic, and who we had not been able to mourn properly at their funerals. It was a deeply emotional service. … More In Memoriam (Words and Music S Overington 2018)
Have you ever played the memory game? A collection of random objects is displayed on a tray, covered with a cloth. The cloth is whisked away, and you are given 30 seconds to memorise them, before the cloth is quickly replaced and the tray removed … More Remembering and memories
Welcome to our service of Remembrance, Rev Deborah presided and Rev Sue preached.
We began with the hymn “Lord for the Years” … More Remembrance 2021
This time in the church’s year is known as the ‘Kingdom Season.’ It includes ‘All Saint’s Day,’ ‘All Soul’s Day’ and ‘Remembrance Sunday.’
On all Saints Day we remember and reflect on those who have gone before us in terms of our faith.
On All Soul’s Day we reflect on and remember our loved ones who are no longer with us but have supported and encouraged on our life journey … More November’s letter from the Vicar
Due to the Covid-19 national lockdown in the UK, our Remembrance Service this year was pre-recorded at St Margaret’s. You can watch – and join in with – the service, hymns and Act of Remembrance here … More Remembrance Sunday 2020
I have written before that sometimes I hear, sing or play a piece of music and just have to write about it immediately. It can then sit for quite some time waiting for an appropriate time for publication … More Better is Peace (Jenkins 2001)
November is truly a time of remembrance, and a few years ago Rev Debby wrote this song to help us remember all that should be remembered … More The November Song – D Plummer
Remembrance Day was marked with a very moving service at 9.45 on Sunday 11 November 2018 … More Remembrance Day 2018
As I have written previously, 2018 is a year of deep remembrance, being the centenary of the ending of the First World War … More A Flower Remembered (Rutter 1945-present)
The 9.45am service at St Margaret’s began with an Act of Remembrance, in which the names of all the fallen from our parish were read out and remembered … More Remembrance Day 2017