Category Archives: Church News

Happy Easter to all in Morcott

For the first time in anyone’s memory, we are unable to open the church doors on Easter Sunday to celebrate the most important day in the church year. Nevertheless, the Rev Christopher Armstrong and everyone at St Mary’s send Easter … Continue reading

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Christmas Services in Morcott

For easy reference, here are the church services in Morcott for Christmas 2019. Everyone is welcome to any or all of them, whether or not you’re a regular. Bring your visiting family and friends too. From Advent Sunday and right … Continue reading

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Remembrance Sunday in Morcott

This year’s Remembrance Sunday service is this Sunday 10 November 2019, in St Mary the Virgin church. It starts at 10.55am, hopeful of coinciding with the national silence at 11am. The special service (no communion) is led by our ordinand … Continue reading

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Harvest Festival

Morcott celebrates Harvest Festival on Sunday 6 October 2019 at 11am in Church, with a service that includes making bread from scratch and, we hope, sharing it afterwards. The service is led by Simon Aley, and is followed by light … Continue reading

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Exploring Christianity this autumn

Our Priest-in-Charge Christopher Armstrong is running a weekly session for enquiring minds. Christopher says: Lost in Services? Difficulties with God? Problem of Evil? You are invited to a short course, ‘Exploring Christianity’, beginning on Monday 9 September at Barrowden Rectory, 7pm.  … Continue reading

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Ride & Stride 2019

What are you doing on 14 September? How about walking, running, cycling or riding your horse from church to church around Rutland?  You’ll be enjoying the great outdoors and raising funds for the Rutland Historic Churches Preservation Trust which gives … Continue reading

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Songs of Praise at St Mary’s Church 15 August

Everyone in the village is cordially invited to Morcott church’s ‘patronal festival’ marked with a celebratory Songs of Praise service on Thursday 15 August at 7.30pm. There’s no sermon, no communion – just as many of our favourite hymns as … Continue reading

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Rounders Tournament

The five villages in our group of churches (Morcott, Barrowden, S Luff, Duddington & Tixover) are playing each other in a Family Rounders tournament on Sunday afternoon 14 July 2019, starting at 2pm. Mums, Dads and kids of all ages … Continue reading

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Evening Prayer this week

Morcott church is the home for a special service of evening prayer in our group of parishes, as we take part in the Church of England’s 2019 ‘Thy Kingdom Come’ initiative between Ascension Day and Pentecost. At 9pm every night this … Continue reading

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Church Spring Clean Saturday

We’d love to see all hands on deck for St Mary’s Annual Spring Clean, this Saturday 11 May 2019, from 9.30am. If there are enough of us, we’ll tackle inside and out, including rampant shrubs in the churchyard. Please bring … Continue reading

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