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…to our fantastic Parish Giving Scheme donors and other supporters!

Thanks to everyone who has provided financial support to St Giles in the past year when the pandemic has challenged us in every way.  With our ability to raise funds in the usual ways curtailed so severely, donations through our Parish Giving Scheme in particular have greatly helped keep our church alive, providing our mission and ministry in our parish and beyond.

If you would like to the many others already helping safeguard the future or our historic church and everything it does for our parish by making a regular or one-off donation, click here to see how easy it is.

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Click for St Giles Church Graffham page with regular reflections and information about our parish
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Click for YouTube channel with recent Parish Services and Community videos, including ‘The Village of Graffham reads the Christmas Story’

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Click here to see how you can help safeguard our beautiful church and parish
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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.

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‘Graffham Through a Thousand Years’

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For a copy of this reprinted book by Frederick Barrett detailing Graffham’s history in exchange for a donation, please contact hello@stgilesgraffham.org

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St Giles is open for services. Matins and Parish Eucharist from Easter to Pentecost.

9am Matins followed by 10.30am Parish Eucharist is our pattern of Services each Sunday until distancing requirements relax, offering choice and flexibility and the benefit of small congregations. Matins takes place inside church each Sunday.

Parish Eucharist takes place in the churchyard in fine weather, with hymns. Please bring your own garden chair if possible, though some chairs are available. Otherwise worshipping inside church with music by our little choir or organ. We warmly welcome families to our services at St Giles.

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Zoom Night Prayer every Wednesday at 7pm

Zoom Night Prayer is continuing on Wednesday evenings at 7pm. If you would like to join this quiet, reflective service please email hello@stgilesgraffham.org for a link to the service. Click on the CANDLE below for a service to use or download.

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Online worship pauses for a while

…as we consider how best to continue offering worship in our parish that is accessible, welcome and practical.

Reading for the Third Sunday of Easter – Acts 3.12-19
Reflection and Prayers for the Third Sunday of Easter

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Contact us

Revd Vivien on 01798 867199 or reverendvivien@gmail.com for parish enquiries.

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Safeguarding

Our safeguarding officer is Sonya Gillespie Click on the link for our safeguarding page https://www.stgilesgraffham.org/policies/safeguarding/

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Defibrillator

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.

APCM Postponed to Pentecost Sunday 23 May

On Sunday 23 May the Parish Eucharist will be followed by our Annual Vestry Meeting and Parochial Church Meeting.

Please see Governance: 2020 APCM Documents on our menu bar for reports to read ahead of the APCM.

All whose names are on the Roll of Electors of the civil parishes within the ecclesiastical parish of Graffham with Woolavington can vote at the Vestry Meeting to elect Churchwardens.

All whose names are on the Electoral Roll of the ecclesiastical parish of Graffham with Woolavington can vote at the APCM to elect PCC members.

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May 2021 Graffham Parish News ready for your tea break now – read here!

May 2021’s edition of Graffham Parish News – featuring this amazing cover photo of horses joining in a picnic tea, by the village resident Colin Barker – is being circulated now, but, if you don’t have a copy, you can download one by clicking on the image above.

It features all the usual latest news from across the community, including details of the up-coming Empire Hall spring event.

An archive of back copies of your favourite village read is being built up here too.

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Alleluia Christ is Risen! Thank you to everyone who hosted Stations of the Cross‘ in Graffham gardens

It has been much appreciated by us all.

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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.

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Graffham w. Woolavington Trustee Annual Report

Click on the link for our Annual Report page https://www.stgilesgraffham.org/donate/annual-report/