Advent – week beginning Sun 28th November

We marked the beginning of Advent with a special “Darkness to Light” service at 3 pm. Before that we had a fundraising lunch in the Village Hall and raised £400! Excellent outcome and many thanks to Paul, Many, Ann, Nigel, Hilary and Frances for all the hard work behind the scenes.

Focal Ministry, a new way to run our churches, has now begun. The Archdeacon writes …

Lots more to read in Pews News as always.

Week beginning Sun 21 November

This Sunday we welcome Tony Nixon to lead our service. Like Hilary, Lesley and Roger, Tony is a lay minister (also known in the CofE as a “reader”) and is one of the ministry team running the Axe Valley Mission Community. This is his first visit to Axmouth.

Next Sunday we introduce Focal Ministry to Axmouth and our 7 sister churches. It’s a new way of running things! Read all about it here.

AVMC Focal Ministry Letter

 

And there’s more info in Pews News as always.

Remembrance Sunday

Ann Stuckey led our annual Service of Remembrance on Sunday, followed at the War Memorial by 2 minutes silence in commemoration of the fallen. Dennis Bye played the Last Post and Reveille, and also joined Harry Eaton at the organ for the hymns.

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