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Parish Hall Fayre 27th November.

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All Hallows Eve -Fun and games for all the family

Next Sunday - 31st October - All Hallows Eve - There will be fun and games for all the family from 2pm at The Community Garden in Great Wymondley and then after dark there will be a bonfire, candles and food to warm you up!  For more details contact Caroline at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (booking essential if you want to stay for food)

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NOTE - 08:00 BCP Holy Communion 5th Dec. Change of Venue!!

Sunday 5th  December  **PLEASE NOTE THE CHANGE OF VENUES FOR THIS WEEK ONLY AS THE CRIB FESTIVAL IS BEING HELD IN ST IPPOLYTS CHURCH **

8.00am – BCP Holy Communion – St Mary’s Church, Little Wymondley

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Commemoration of the Faithful Departed (All Souls’ Day) – St Ippolyts Church, 2nd Nov 19:00

A service of hymns and readings where we remember by name our loved ones who have departed this life and light a candle in their memory.  If you would like the name of your departed loved one read out at this service please write their names on one of the sheets in each of the churches or let Revd Ginni know.

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ST. IPPOLYTS CHURCH NATIVITY CRIB FESTIVAL

ST. IPPOLYTS CHURCH NATIVITY CRIB FESTIVAL

Saturday 4th December - Sunday 5th December - 11.00am. - 5.00pm.

We are very much looking forward to having our wonderful Nativity Crib Festival back in the Church this Christmas (all other things being equal).

Last year we realised very early on that our beautiful medieval church with its narrow spaces between the pews was not going to allow social distancing.  We decided to hold a Virtual Crib Festival instead so that everyone could still enjoy this amazing event which marks the start of Christmas in St. Ippolyts and beyond.

We managed to conquer the complexities of scheduling on Facebook and discovered how difficult it is to take a good photo.  We posted several cribs and their "stories" each day during advent (over 80 in total) to create a wonderful on line event that reached over 20000 people from as far afield as India, Vietnam and New Zealand.

It will be fabulous to be back in the church this year with,

hopefully, more cribs than ever to see (we had 200 in 2019).

Entry is £3, children are free.  Sadly we have decided that it would

be safer not to sell refreshments this year.  However, we will be having a tombola.  We will have a box for contributions in the back of the church from the beginning of November.

If you have a Nativity set that we could borrow for the weekend please could you contact Barbara - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 01462-421647.  It doesn’t need to be a stunning hand carved set (although that would be lovely as well) it could be an ancient family one that has been added to over the years or a brand new one bought because it appealed to you.  It could be home made by the children or hand crafted by an expert.  All are welcome and all have a “story” to tell.

If you are able to help man the Festival please keep your eyes open for sign-up sheets at the back of the church or contact Barbara.

                                                                                    Barbara Thomas

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