25th – Friends of St Mary’s Churchyard Working Party – 10am
25th – Lancelot Andrewes, Bishop of Winchester, 1626
First on the list of those appointed to make the Authorised Version of the Bible, 1611; renowned for his learning and preaching.
26th – Harvest Festival Service in St Mary’s – 10am
29th – Michael and All Angels
30th – Jerome, Translator of the Scriptures, Teacher of the Faith, 420
Recognised as a saint by the Catholic Church, the Eastern Orthodox Church, the Lutheran Church, and the Anglican Communion.
3rd – National Grandparents’ Day
Founded by the charity Age Concern and celebrated on the first Sunday of October.
7th – National Poetry Day
A UK-wide celebration of poetry that encourages everyone to enjoy, discover and share poetry. This year’s theme is “Choice”. See https://nationalpoetryday.co.uk/ for more.
4th – Francis of Assisi, Friar, Deacon, Founder of the Friars Minor, 1226
4th – World Animal Day
A day devoted to Animal Welfare near to St Francistide.
6th – William Tyndale, Translator of the Scriptures, 1536
12th – Elizabeth Fry, Prison Reformer, 1845
12th – Edith Cavell, Nurse, 1915
18th – St Luke the Evangelist
24th – Bible Sunday
26th – Alfred The Great King of the West Saxons, 899
28th – Simon and Jude, Apostles
30th – Friends of St Mary’s Churchyard Working Party – 10am
31st – Clocks go back at 2.00am
31st – Martin Luther Reformer, 1546
31st – All Hallows Eve
31st – The Annual Commemoration Service at 4.00pm
Everyone is welcome at our Service of Commemoration and Thanksgiving to remember those who have recently passed away.
There will be a reflection, readings and hymns, along with an opportunity to light a candle in remembrance of your loved ones. Please join us as we come together with others to remember, receive comfort and give thanks.