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Church Reopening

Saturday 20th June 2020

The government has allowed churches to open from 15th June, not for services but for socially distanced and supervised individual prayer.  Our thanks to the wardens for procedures that allow us to do this safely for both welcomers and visitors. Durley Church is open this week Mon-Sat 10am-4pm &a... Read more »

PARISH MAGAZINES ONLINE

Friday 19th June 2020

For the time being the parish magazines for Botley, Curdridge and Churches can be viewed here:  www.bcd-churches.org.uk/magazines... Read more »

Durley Church Fete & Coronavirus

Monday 13th April 2020

We are still planning to hold the fete on Saturday 20th June in the hope that the coronavirus will have passed by then. However if it becomes clear that we won’t be able to have the fete then, plan B is to have it on Saturday 5th September.  Please keep both dates clear in your diaries!... Read more »

Parish Magazine online

Wednesday 25th March 2020

With the ongoing situation we have now added our Parish Magazines to the website for everyone to read and enjoy www.bcd-churches.org.uk/magazines... Read more »

Daily Prayer at Home

Monday 23rd March 2020

We have produced a booklet to use for Daily Prayer and Sunday worship at home whilst public worship is not available in our churches. Download a copy of Daily Prayer at Home... Read more »

Display a rainbow in your window

Thursday 19th March 2020

Over the next few weeks, children will be able to leave the house, but will be unlikely to see their friends as often as they usually do. To make lives more interesting, why not make a rainbow picture and display it in your window? Then, when they’re out and about, they’ll be able to loo... Read more »

Coronavirus

Monday 9th March 2020

Church services will be continuing as normal for the time being. However: Please follow the government guidelines regarding hand-washing and containing coughs and sneezes with tissues (and their disposal) There will be no shaking of hands during the Peace Communion will be given in one kind only. Th... Read more »

March: Reflections

Sunday 23rd February 2020

I‘ve always been intrigued by ‘bumper stickers’ – those stickers, badges or dangly signs that people put on the back windows or bumpers of their cars to call out messages to anyone who is following them. I think this interest was probably sparked by the ‘I shot JR’ stickers, which yo... Read more »