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18 February, 2018

Annual Parochial Council Meeting

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Please do remember the Annual Meeting Of Parishioners when your Churchwardens are elected – voting is open to all those on the Electoral Roll of the Civil Parish. Following this is the Annual Parochial Church Meeting at which reports are given of the activities of the church, the accounts presented, and members of the PCC, Deanery Synod Representatives, and other officers, are elected. Voting for these is open to all those on the Church Electoral Roll. Do come and find out what the Church has been doing during 2017. We need volunteers to join the PCC, so please think about what you can do to help your church. The meeting will be in the Jubilee Hall on Wednesday 10th April at 7pm. ...

18 February, 2018

Gala Charity Concert – Saturday 7th April 2018

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In aid of St Mary’s Church, Bentworth. A dazzling evening of chamber music and vocal classics with performers from Opera Holland Park, the South Bank Sinfonia and highly acclaimed local musicians Patrick and Wendy Busby. ...

27 December, 2017

Church Tidy Up – Thank You

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The PCC would like to thank everyone who helped with the annual Autumn Tidy up this year. Owing to the weather it took place on two different days in November, with those who couldn’t manage either date doing their bit when it suited them. Drains and gutters were cleared, headstones freed from ivy and the last of the leaves swept up. One of the main targets was the bit in the middle by the lime trees which had become rather overgrown. Hopefully now that some of the older graves have been cleared and exposed and the grass around them cut it will be easier to keep under control in the future. ...

12 November, 2017

Bentworth Annual Churchyard Tidy Up – 25th November

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Many thanks to all those who turned up on and before the Bentworth Churchyard tidy up, which was held yesterday. It was great to see so many people armed with strimmers, rakes and a variety of tractors and mulchers. ...

25 June, 2017

Julian Meetings

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Our Julian meetings are now held once a month, in Bentworth or Medstead, at 8pm. If you would like to join us you would be very welcome; please contact Gay Howard 565993, or email julian@howard.nildram.co.uk., or myself on 01420 562126. ...

29 May, 2017

Annual Parochial Church Council Meeting

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The meeting on 22nd April was attended by 12 members of the Parish, with 5 apologies. The following will be serving the village as Parochial Church Councillors for the coming twelve months: ...

28 May, 2017

Open Days at Alton Abbey

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Saturday & Sunday June 10th & June 11th, 12 noon – 5pm Admission £3 Tea and Cake £3 Plants for Sale Lace-making Second-hand books Beautiful stationery Organ Recitals 3 p.m. by Duncan Bradley OSB Obl. Director of Music at St Mary’s Church, Southampton. ...

30 April, 2017

Ascension Day Concert

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The Maria Magdalena Chamber Choir from Stockholm, in Alton Abbey church on Thursday May 25th They will perform Northern music from Sweden, and their neighbouring Countries. ...

20 March, 2017

PCC Meeting

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Please do remember the Annual Meeting Of Parishioners when your Churchwardens are elected – voting is open to all those on the Electoral Roll of the Civil Parish. ...

19 February, 2017

Update on Bentworth Church Projects

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During November, we completed the replacement of the old boiler and oil tank with new ones. As with any modifications to an existing system, we have had a few teething problems, mainly due to the new system being more powerful than the original system. ...

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