Latest News from Silsoe

Below you will find details of some of the latest news about our Church community. Older articles can be found in our News Archive.
News and Events elsewhere in the Benefice can be found from their Home Pages.

HRH the Duke of Edinburgh

Remembering HRH the Duke of Edinburgh

His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh It is with great sadness that we received the news of the death of His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh. Our prayers are offered for Her Majesty the Queen and members of the Royal Family at this time, and for all who are grieving this loss. We also offer our thanksgiving to God for the Duke’s life and his service of our country.

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Easter Decorations

Our Easter Hopes

A Sign of Hope for Our Community – we invite you to write your hopes and prayers on a heart which will be laminated and hung outside St James Church.

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Virtual Vicar

Feedback on Services

We would really like to know what you think about our recorded services.  We know approximately how many people are watching them, but not where or who they are. We’d be grateful if you could spend a couple of minutes answering a few questions. We’d appreciate any feedback you care to give us – positive and negative.

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Teach Us To Pray

Teach Us To Pray

At one time or another, almost all of us will have wished that we were better at prayer – even the first disciples asked Jesus how to pray. In this eight week Zoom course based around the Lord’s Prayer, we’ll begin with the question ‘Why Pray?’ and go on to explore different ways of prayer that
include listening, adoration and contemplation.

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Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday & Imposition of Ashes

Join us for our Benefice Ash Wednesday Service on Wednesday 17th February as we prepare to make the journey through Lent together. If you would like a portion of ashes to join in with the imposition of ashes, we are supplying individual pots of ash that have been prepared and prayed over in advance.

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