Benefice of Holy Innocents, Great Barton and St Peter's, Thurston

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Dates for your Diary

4 September 2019

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Sunday 10th November: Remembrance Day Service at Holy Innocents and St Peter’s, beginning at 10.45 at the War Memorials in the churchyard

Sunday 24th November:  Benefice Service for Christ the King at St Peter’s

Saturday 30th November:  St Peter’s Christmas Bazaar. Cavendish Hall. 11.00am to 1.30pm.

Please put the date in your diaries and come along to support our fundraising.

We need you to come and buy but we also need gifts to sell on our stalls.  Some of you may be able to do both. We have had reason in the past to thank you for your generosity both in donating items and in spending your money on the day 

if you would like more details, please contact Joy at 01359 231301, or


Sunday 1st December: 10.30am Benefice Communion Service for Advent Sunday at Holy Innocents led by Rt Rev’d Joe Hawes, Dean of St. Edmundsbury Cathedral. 

4pm Music, Readings & Carols for Advent (with music for Oboe, strings, organ & harpsichord followed by mulled wine & mince pies)   

Saturday & Sunday14/15 December: Christmas Tree Festival in both Churches

Friday 20th December: Carols & readings at Montana 7 for 7.30pm.

Sunday 22nd December: 4.00pm & St Peter’s Thurston, 9 Lessons and Carols for the Benefice. Followed by mulled wine.

Tuesday 24th December: Christmas Eve: Crib Service 3pm at SP, 5pm at HI, Midnight Communion at 11pm in both Churches

Wednesday 25th December: Christmas Day services will be 8am at both Churches, and 10am for the main services also at both churches.