Lent Course 2019: “Who is my neighbour?”

This course will  run throughout Lent within the Benefice . Each of the sessions takes a look at our world in a multi faith society focusing on Judaism, Islam and Christianity. We will look at their foundations faith, history; major events, key players and the basic ethos of Judaism, Islam and our Christian faith.  This will also include a … Read more

Brides & Blooms

This event is being held on 7, 8 & 9th June 2019 in St James Church Silsoe. As a celebration of flowers and marriage it will feature a range of items associated with weddings including wedding dresses and other memorabilia from people who were married in the Church as well as a range of services … Read more

Advent Course

The weeks building up to Christmas are one of the most difficult times for us to focus on God. We can feel the weight of buying gifts, preparing for guests, putting up the Christmas tree and fitting in parties alongside our regular lives. Sometimes it feels more like work than celebration. It takes great intentionality … Read more

Diocese Christmas Video 2018

The Diocese hope that the video will be seen by those  that are already regular worshipers to both enjoy and share it. However the Diocese is mainly  aiming it at those who currently have little or no contact with the church. It is hoped that as many people as possible will view this film online and be … Read more

Silsoe Remembers them

In recognition of the centenary of the end of the First World War two special Remembrance Services were held in the Church; which was tastefully decorated with over 400 knitted poppies. The first service was held on Saturday evening 10 November which was a quiet reflective service with periods of silence interspersed with readings and … Read more

Services of Remembrance

This year marks the centenary of the end of the First World War. To commemorate this there will be 2 services at St James this year. Full details are on the poster attached.

Going for Growth

On Wednesday 10 October Rev Dave Bell and Paul Biscoe attended a one day workshop on  “A Conversation with Rev. Bob Jackson on Church Growth”. Bob is a very well-known and charismatic presented and writer whose book “What makes churches grow” is an inspirational read for anyone seriously interested in a Church’s spiritual and numerical … Read more

Visit to Balliol College Oxford 21 October

As many of you may know, Balliol College Oxford are the Patrons of both Flitton and Pulloxhill churches and have therefore been involved in the history and decision making of our Benefice. We have been invited to Balliol by the College Chaplain, the Revd. Canon Bruce Kinsey on Sunday 21 October. This is open to anyone across the … Read more

A Vigil Service

A Vigil Service to mark the Centenary of the end of the Great War Saturday Evening 1oth November 2018 6pm at St James the Great, Silsoe  On the eve of the centenary of the end of the First World War this is a quiet reflective service of Bible readings and silences amongst the candle lit … Read more

Tea at the Vicarage

A full report of this year’s excellent vicarage tea party can be found at here