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Musical Bells fundraiser event raises over £800

It’s not unusual for St Mary’s Church, Croscombe to be filled with the sound of beautiful music, but last night we perhaps hit another level.    Village residents Suzanne Bareau (Violin) and James Swainson (Viola/Violin) brought together friends, Lucy White … Continue reading

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The Bells Appeal

Why we have an Appeal to restore the Bells of St Mary, Croscombe It is 91 years since the last major overhaul, and the bell installation is showing signs of wear and tear. Reports by professional bell engineers indicate that … Continue reading

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Friday Night is Music Night

A special series of musical appreciation evenings to be held throughout the year. Come and listen to selected music, some sacred, some not, mostly classical, chosen from the extensive collection of Terry McCarthy. Usually the third/fourth Friday of every other … Continue reading

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Friday night is music night

Friday Night is Music Night We are really looking forward to the next music night with Terry McCarthy. So look out for the posters because on Friday March 21st in the church room at 7.30pm. Terry will be providing a … Continue reading

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Have you seen us in Country Life Magazine?

Fame at last – we are featured in Country Life Magazine In the July 24th Issue on page 36 there is a wonderful photograph of the inside of St Mary the Virgin. The write- up details some of the history … Continue reading

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Mary meets Michael

Hello everyone this is Mary again and such a lot has happened since I last spoke to you all. But first let me say a big THANK YOU to Gemma, Louise, Ellie, Josh and all the children and grown ups … Continue reading

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Croscombe Church stained glass – an introduction by Valerie Stevens

Andy Sully (Senior BBC Journalist and Croscombe resident) in interview with Valerie Stevens. St Mary’s does not have a huge amount of stained glass, but what it does have is of some interest – and it has some artistic merit. … Continue reading

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Croscombe through the ages by Andy Sully, BBC Senior Journalist and Croscombe resident

1: Our earliest years Like most communities in this country, the Church has been central to life in our village for more than a millennia. Certainly, a Christian church will have been established in our village since Saxon times, when … Continue reading

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Mary the church mouse and her stories!

Hello my name is Mary and I expect that many of you will think that I don’t really exist but I am really in the church. I do move around quite a lot but very often you can find me … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life of…. Rector David Osborne

David has been Rector of St Mary’s since July 1996. Tell us what you do in one paragraph? I try to help the Christian Church in Croscombe deepen, enjoy and live out its faith in God. That involves a multitude … Continue reading

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