Thursday, 05 August 2021

Artist pays to repair steps amid ownership mystery

Artist pays to repair steps amid ownership mystery

BROKEN steps leading to St Mary’s Church in Henley have been repaired by artist Clive Hemsley.  Rector Jeremy Tayler and churchwarden ...

 

Villagers say goodbye to church curate with song

Villagers say goodbye to church curate with song

THE outgoing curate at St Mary’s Church has thanked the community for making his time in Wargrave special. A farewell service was held ...

 

Farewell Song for Hugh, Grace and Isaac Too

The time has come as we knew it would, When the Barnes must leave this neighbourhood, When Grace and Hugh and Isaac too Will drive ...

 

Steps not fixed due to ownership mystery

Steps not fixed due to ownership mystery

BROKEN steps leading to St Mary’s Church in Henley cannot be repaired until their ownership is established. Rector Jeremy Tayler and ...

 

Concert off

A CHARITY concert at All Saints’ Church in Peppard has been postponed due to coronavirus restrictions.  The concert, which was in aid ...

 

Stewards plea

STEWARDS are needed for the first Holy Communion mass at St Michael’s Church in Sonning Common at 4pm tomorrow (Saturday). If you can ...

 

Two deacons prepare for first curacies after ordination

Two deacons prepare for first curacies after ordination

A MAN who completed a master’s degree in chemistry before finding Christianity is to be the new curate for Wargrave and Knowl Hill. ...

 

Merged churches renamed

A CHURCH in Sonning Common has changed its name a decade after a new congregation took over. Sonning Common Free Church in Grove Road ...

 

Church to re-open

CHECKENDON Church will re-open on a daily basis from Monday, June 14, subject to the latest coronavirus restrictions. Live worship ...

 

Help wanted

THE food bank in Sonning Common needs a volunteer to help with packing deliveries on Wednesday mornings. Good Neighbour Food Bank ...

 

Day of thanks

A CHURCH in Sonning Common is holding a “thank-you day” for the NHS next month. Christ the King Church in Sedgewell Road is inviting ...

 

Correction

AN article in last week’s Henley Standard incorrectly stated that Kidmore End Parish Council pays rent to St John the Baptist Church ...

 

Bells are rung again

THE bells at St Mary’s Church in Wargrave have started ringing again. Over the past year, they have only sounded a few times for ...

 

Henley and Peppard Royal British Legion

Henley and Peppard Royal British Legion

THE president of the Henley and Peppard branch of the Royal British Legion has received a special commendation for the charity’s ...

 

Church honoured for work in covid crisis

A CHURCH in Peppard has received £2,000 for its community work prior to the coronavirus outbreak. Springwater Peppard Congregational ...

 

Rector joins volunteers to tidy up overgrown churchyard

Rector joins volunteers to tidy up overgrown churchyard

TWENTY volunteers took part in a socially distanced tidy-up of the upper churchyard in Remenham. They met at St Nicholas’ Church on ...

 

Choose motto for life and keep to it

GIVEN that none of us knows what lies around the corner, something that can help us deal best with whatever looms ahead is a really ...

 

Church tidying

A WORKING party will tidy up the part of Remenham churchyard tomorrow (Saturday). Volunteers are asked to bring their own tools to the ...

 

Cafe open

A NEW café has opened at Springwater Peppard Congregational Church in Sonning Common. The Spring, at the church in Blounts Court Road, ...

 

Car park for churchgoers created in estate copse

Car park for churchgoers created in estate copse

AN estate owner is turning a copse on his land into a car park for worshippers at the neighbouring church. Ian Wason, who bought ...

 

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