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EASTER 2021 

Easter Cross 

Liddlington Easter Garden was in place for a week and averaged about 20 visitors a day for prayer and reflection. There were many more villagers who looked in through the railings. A palm cross and Easter Card from the church was delivered to every household. A large number of the palm crosses were displayed in peoples’ windows as  hoped.

There was a piece of scripture affixed to a log stump and an invitation to contemplate the events around Jesus’ death and resurrection.  There was a “tomb” that was opened on Sunday Morning when footprints and some discarded Roman armour and spears, no doubt left by fleeing soldiers, appeared!   More: Easter 2021

 MARCH 2021

There have been three well attended meetings where church leaders in Luton spoke openly of their experiences of racism, their hopes for the future and their regrets for the past.  Over the last 2 months, ater  discussions involving many people, it has been decided that a smaller group will be formed to provide a lead to the church in Luton on racial justice.

 JANUARY 2021 - Let's make 2021 a good year!

Monday January 18 to Monday January 25 was the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity.  Prayer meetings were held online and by telephone conferences.

 

DECEMBER 2020

Despite restrictions due to covid the churches were very active over the Chrsitmas period.

JUNE 2020

The Churches of Biggelswade wanted to gift something to the community as a way of encouragement at this time so they produced this Video

MAY 2020

On May 31 we celebrated Pentecost Sunday.

Here is a video  made by the  Bedford Churches


APRIL 2020

Church buildings everywhere are closed  for public gatherings. However the Church is still very much open for business with online meetings etc plus pastoral contact being maintained. For Instance Biggleswade Churches Together have  regular services and meetings and have supported Christian aid Week,

 

JANUARY 2020

 During the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity there was a  Service at All Saints Queens Park in Bedford

 Bedford Service

 The service was led by Rt Revd Richard Atkinson, Bishop of Bedford and entitled "Unusual Kindness"

Bedford Service

 


 

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 Welcome … on behalf of Churches Together in Bedfordshire.

Bedfordshire is geographically small with a large and diverse population. Throughout the county, from the largest of towns to the smallest of villages, the Christian church is active. Because of our shared Christian faith, the churches in many areas of the county are forming deeper relationships and working more closely together to serve our local communities in a wide variety of ways.

Churches Together in Bedfordshire encourages these closer relationships through its vision that Christian mission and Christian unity belong together. We work to support this vision, are very pleased to work with you in encouraging shared mission through Christian unity in your area of Bedfordshire.

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(Chair, Churches Together in Bedfordshire)

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