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Polishing Floors (and People)

St Michael’s Vicarage Alnwick Dear People of Alnwick, Many of you will be aware that our Parish Hall has been undergoing a fair amount of upgrading and refurbishing in recent months. You will find out in the current edition of more »

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Skimming Stones

St. Michael’s Vicarage Alnwick Dear People of Alnwick, I may be taken to task for saying this (so, apologies in advance) but throwing stones into water does seem to be a peculiarly male thing! For some, perfecting the art of more »

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Wholeness and Healing

St Michael’s Vicarage Alnwick Dear People of Alnwick, I cannot let this opportunity to communicate with you go by without first of all thanking so many of you for your kindness, your concern, and, most importantly, your prayers over recent more »

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Holy Week and Easter Services

Palm Sunday Sunday, 25th March 8am Holy Communion 9:20am Blessing of Palms & Procession from the Alnwick Castle Barbican 9.30am Parish Eucharist 11.15am Late Morning Worship 6pm Sung Evensong Monday, 26th & Tuesday, 27th March 7:30pm Devotional Worship (Compline) Wednesday, more »

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Lenten Season

This post was written by our Guest Blogger, the Rev’d Colin Perkins. Lent begins on Ash Wednesday, which this year is on St Valentine’s Day, 14th February. It lasts until Easter Eve, which is 31st March. During this penitential season more »

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Advertising Christmas

St. Michael’s Vicarage Alnwick Dear People of Alnwick, The latest supermarket ‘war’ seems to be with Christmas adverts! John Lewis, Marks & Spencer, Debenhams, Aldi and even PC World are all at it – with varying degrees of taste… So more »

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Christmas and Advent Services 2017

Baroque Christmas by Candlelight Thursday, 7th December from 7pm The Royal Northern Sinfonia is out and about this Christmas, visiting churches across the region. On Thursday, 7th December they will visit Alnwick, so come and listen to some wonderful music by candlelight more »

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Stages on the Journey

St. Michael’s Vicarage Alnwick Dear People of Alnwick, The other day I dipped into a book which Jane had recently purchased. Entitled ‘Re-enchanting Christianity’, it is by the author Dave Tomlinson who is well-known for an earlier book, ‘How to more »

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Disasters and Blessings

St. Michael’s Vicarage Alnwick Dear People of Alnwick, Following hard on the heels of all the damage caused by Hurricane Irma, we are now beginning to get stark warnings of the havoc that Hurricane Maria is likely to bring. As more »

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All Are Welcome

St Michael’s Vicarage Alnwick Dear People of Alnwick, What a wonderful event our Flower Festival proved to be! St. Michael’s looked absolutely splendid with over forty amazing displays beautifully arranged by a band of incredibly talented floral artists – and more »

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