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You can now help safeguard the future of Graffham’s historic St Giles Church whenever you buy virtually anything online – from your weekly shop or one-off purchase to your annual holiday or insurance cover – and all at no additional cost to you.
It works through easyfundraising, the UK’s biggest charity fundraising site. It’s simple to use, and it’s free. Click here to find out how it works and how you can sign up to help.
There are lots of other ways you can help look after our village’s beautiful church and everything it does for the community. Click here to see how easy it is.
And thanks to the many who are already rallying to the cause!
Parish Eucharist at St Giles Church – Service Booklet
Knock and it shall be opened unto you Matthew 7.7 Click or tap on our West Door for the text of our Parish Eucharist Service.
All Saints Chapel Services
All are welcome to share in worship in this delightful chapel just across the road from Graffham Village Shop.
The Chapel is open daily for private prayer.
Morning Prayer takes place onTuesdays at 9am and Evensong with piano accompaniment on the second Sunday of the month at 6pm.
Next Evensong Service is Sunday 14 November at 6pm
‘Graffham Through a Thousand Years’
For a copy of this reprinted book by Frederick Barrett detailing Graffham’s history in exchange for a donation, please contact email@example.com
Christmas at Graffham
Special services in December include:
Lessons & Carols St Giles Church Traditional, seasonal, memorable. Sunday 12 December 5pm
Advent Quiet Service St Giles Church A moment of peace in the midst of Christmas preparation. Opportunity to remember loved ones and reflect on the Advent season. Sunday 19 December 5pm
Followed by communal carol singing in the White Horse from 6.30 pm All welcome.
Christmas Eve Crib Service St Giles Church. New this year. There’s room at the St Giles ‘Inn’ for the re-telling of the Christmas Story and placing of figures in crib. Shepherds, angels, kings, families & friends all welcome. Friday 24 December 4pm
Christmas Day Family Eucharist Tidings of comfort and joy. Welcome the birth of the Christ-child in our village. 25 December 10.30am
Weddings at St Giles
We are so pleased couples can marry now in the company of family and friends, and are delighted many postponed weddings have now taken place at St Giles Church. Congratulations to you all!
If you are considering your own wedding in the not too distant future, Reverend Vivien will be happy to discuss with you. See contact details below.
Sunday Services at St Giles Church.
Common Worship Parish Eucharist at St Giles Church at 10.30am every Sunday except Third Sundays of the month.
On Third Sundays, Family Worship at St Giles Church at 10.30am. This follows BCP Matins or Holy Communion at St Giles at 9am.
On Second Sundays, BCP Evensong is also offered at All Saints Chapel at 6pm.
Wednesday evening Zoom Night Prayer is restarting for Advent from Weds 1 December at 7.30pm. If you would like to follow this quiet, reflective service, click on the CANDLE below for a service to use or download.
Revd Vivien on 01798 867199 or firstname.lastname@example.org for parish enquiries.
Our safeguarding officer is Sonya Gillespie Click on the link for our safeguarding page https://www.stgilesgraffham.org/policies/safeguarding/
A defibrillator is now available at all times at St Giles. See the sign on the outside door of the Boiler Room on the North side of the church, just inside the low wall.
Remember to call 999 first.
Get set for Christmas with December’s edition of Graffham Parish News
The final edition of Graffham Parish News in 2021 – and the last produced by Rozie Apps after four years as editor – is being circulated now, but, if you don’t have a copy, you can download one by clicking on the image above.
It’s features everything you need to know about Christmas plans throughout the community – from the Christmas Fair to Christmas services, plus all the regular features.
An archive of recent back copies of your favourite village read is available here.
We are thankful to be able to deliver our magazine free of charge each month to all parish residents and online here. If you would like to help us continue to produce this first class village resource, please click on this link.
Bring your Ted to Church Sunday 21 November 10.20am
Thoughts for the Day for Sundays
Click on the Open Door of our church for a Thought for the Day for each Sunday. Archive of reflections also available here.
Graffham w. Woolavington Trustee Annual Report
Click on the link for our Annual Report page https://www.stgilesgraffham.org/donate/annual-report/