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Here is the schedule for all the services planned for May:  we are all welcome at any of them. You’ll see that our Tockenham Communion in May is at 9am on Sunday 8th – not our usual time. If there are any changes to the Tockenham services, we’ll let you know by email.

We recently had our annual church meeting; once again nobody stood as churchwarden so all the church council members continue to share the responsibilities. The members are: Robert Cutler (chair), Ernestine Sizeland (secretary), Tom Horwitz (Treasurer), Mandy Cook (lay minister in training), Mike Cook, Sara Cutler, Pauline Arnold, and our rector Revd. Rachma Abbott.    

Easter has come and gone. The next major festival is Ascension – we mark this with an early morning Communion service on Thursday 26th May at 7.30am in Hilmarton church, followed by breakfast.

We have been troubled lately by crows getting into the church and making a dreadful mess with the twigs and debris they have brough inside for their nests. We have taken steps to keep them out, and we

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would ask you to keep both doors closed if you go inside the church. We are continuing to open the church on Wednesdays for private prayer, so if you come along and the doors are closed, please open them (they should be unlocked) but pull them shut behind you.

We are still waiting for official approval to start the urgent repairs to the bellcote (the little turret on top of the roof). We will keep you posted!

Busy Bees for babies, toddlers and their carers – two Tuesdays a month in Lyneham Church Hall – ring Mandy Cook on 01793 853504 for details, or email mandy.cook@talktalk.net

Our Rector is Revd Rachma Abbott; she can be contacted on 01793 731114 or email reverendrachma@gmail.com

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