Valentine’s Day

St. Valentine was a priest, providing ministry to persecuted Christians in the 3rd century, martyred for his faith… for love. He is remembered by Christian churches on 14th February. The Victorians took over Valentine’s Day with hearts and flowers encouraging people to spend money to show their love. During the pandemic many people have spent…

Food Parcels

In January we put a post out offering to help any families that usually receive free school meals and felt they were struggling with food for the children during lockdown. We had a good response and we engaged with these parents and offered our help. Kellie delivered these families some much appreciated food parcels along…

Recipe of the Month: Cheese Scones

Since lockdown my son who’s 7 has become quite the chef! He has never really been interested in cooking before now but when we soon discovered he really didn’t enjoy home schooling (that makes two of us!) I decided to combine reading and maths and make it more practical and encourage cooking and baking. Since…

Gardeners Corner

I don’t have much to write this month. I found a plant in the garden already growing vigorously, well budded and with some blooms, in the freezing weather in January. I know we bought it at East Ruston Gardens last summer, but the label has come off! Not much help to anyone wanting early season…

Happiness Group

With schools still closed, many young people are still continuing to learn from home and are missing many of their usual pastimes and friends. Technology is a mixed blessing – a great way to keep connected but hours of looking at a screen brings its own challenges. The Happiness group continue to meet online. Time…

Compline

Compline is an ancient service of quiet and reflective evening prayer. A peaceful and calm end to the day Weekdays on Facebook at 7pm and available throughout the evening

Our New Lighting Scheme Update

Work on our new lighting scheme is progressing well with half of the planned 136 fittings now in place. It’s looking so much nicer and brighter already and we’ve taken the opportunity to clean the Triforium and remove all redundant fittings and electrics. The Nave ceiling is now illuminated so we can see the Angels…

Centering Presence

Centering presence teaches the ancient practice of Contemplative prayer. Deepen your understanding and your relationship with the God who loves you. This practice leads us towards the great Enlightenment of Christ Consciousness in nondual awareness. It is also relaxing refreshing and beautiful. If you would like to join us on Tuesday mornings at 10.30, you…

International Women’s Day

During the pandemic women across the world have carried many roles. Striving to provide food, education, love and comfort for their families and communities – sometimes in difficult circumstances and at times of anxiety and stress. Wymondham Abbey is responding to this by compiling a short video of women sharing their experiences of this time…

Poem: Candlemas

All candles are blessed and lit, Showered with hope and joy, To embark on this glorious day, The presentation of this amazing baby boy. Each candle burning bright, Lighting up the Temple, Filling up each heart with love, As we remember Christ so calm and gentle. Two graceful doves motionless, Ready for the hands of…