BOOKS!BOOKS!BOOKS!

"New for December" Two very different books for this month's wintery read.... The first, “Notes from an Exhibition” by Patrick Gale was a Richard & Judy recommendation, but don’t let that put you off.  It was a great read, if, at times, a little challenging.  Four siblings discover the truth about themselves and their late mother, a troubled artist affected by bi-polar disorder.  The novel moves backwards and forwards in time and almost half the book tells the story from the dead...
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Christmas Carol Service

Christmas Carol Concert Everyone is warmly welcomed at this year’s Carol Concert to be held on SUNDAY DECEMBER 22nd AT 6:00 PM, followed by refreshment at The Rectory, courtesy of Steve and Louise Fox and Family. The service will be a mix of traditional carols for everyone, readings and prayer, plus a performance from the Ridlington Singers.   Luxury Hamper Raffle A luxury hamper raffle, including Christmas cake, wine, crackers, chocolates and much, much more… is to be held and drawn ...
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FOODBANK – Items needed for Christmas Hampers

The Oakham Foodbank were very grateful for our latest delivery. At present they have no need for toiletries, but do need Coffee, Tinned Tomatoes, Pasta sauces and also items to make up Christmas hampers especially: Tinned pink salmon; Christmas biscuits, small Christmas cakes, small Christmas puddings etc. Our next delivery to them will be on the morning of Friday, December 6th, so please place any items in the box at the back of the Church. Thank you to those who have already been dona...
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A Message from the PCC

As we come to the end of 2019, we would like to take this opportunity to say thank you to everyone for your continued generosity, for your willingness, time, energy and support. We also wish to thank you all for your donations towards the Church, especially for the Church Roof, which has undergone major repair on the south side. This year, we have welcomed John and Jacky Morrell into the village at the top of East Lane, both of whom have quickly become part of village life. We have witness...
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FOODBANK Update

Thank you to those who have donated to the Foodbank. Unfortunately, stocks have recently been low, so please keep donations coming…the collection box is at the back of the church and has a list on top of items currently needed. For further information, please see: https://rutland.foodbank.org.uk/give-help/donate-food/
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Harvest Festival

Harvest Loaf
Our Harvest Festival was held on Sunday 6th October, followed by refreshments. A big thank you to all who attended and especially to those who so beautifully decorated the church. This year, dry goods have been donated to the Foodbank, whilst fresh produce has since been collected and donations offered to the church.  
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A NIGHT ON THE TILES

A big thank you to all those involved in and to those who attended our magnificent ‘Night on the Tiles’ performed by The Ridlington Singers, directed and conducted by Martin Wall. This Autumn Concert was well received as the choir sang their way through a selection of music ranging from the hits of ABBA to 'The Judges Song' from Gilbert and Sullivan. The full programme also included music from John Rutter and Leonard Cohen's Hallelujah. In excess £420 was raised in donations which are to b...
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SMALLS FOR ALL

Smalls for All®  is a Scottish charity which collects and distributes underwear to help women and children in Africa and the UK. Debra Thatcher and Anne Harvey will shortly be holding an ‘Undies Amnesty’ over a bottle of wine in support of this charitable organisation. So please "HANG ON TO YOUR SMALLS" and look out for the fliers soon to be distributed and displayed on the Church and Village Hall noticeboards. Further information can be found at https://www.smallsforall.org/ or by contact...
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