Welcome to the Cley Hill Churches, a benefice of 2 parishes made up of 7 churches situated close to the ancient Hill Fort of Cley Hill and the town of Warminster in West Wiltshire . On our journey of faith we are learning together what it means to serve our communities and to live out God’s call for us to ‘love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your mind and all your strength and to love your neighbour as yourself. ‘ It’s an exciting, challenging journey and we would love you to come and see what it’s all about. Whoever you are, and for whatever reason you are reading these words, may God bless you, surround you with his love, and bring you peace.
Pauline's December Newsletter
I succumbed to temptation this morning. Very much against my better judgement I bought a Good Housekeeping magazine; well the cover looked so festive and bright and it was really gloomy outside! Every year I swear I will not waste my money again in purchasing this splendiferous ode to all things festive. Don’t get me wrong, as a cook I really appreciate the lovely recipes and I have a very splattered copy of ‘Get ahead for Christmas with Good Housekeeping 2006’ that I turn to every year. But sadly, I do not need to know ‘the new rules of party dressing’ which include encouragement to purchase a leopard skin print frock with matching leopard print court shoes. Apparently it’s the season to ‘razzle and dazzle’ with ladylike elegance.
Hmm, I am partying at Horningsham church this year at the 10.30am service so my attire will be a little lacking in elegance I feel: vest, 2 jumpers, woolly tights, fur boots and squeezed on over the top of all this my fetching white alb and stole. Oh and all set off with a nifty pair of fingerless gloves. I must make it clear that I am really looking forward to taking the Christmas morning service, whilst it is still a communion service I’ve tried to make it relatively short with lots of interaction and a bit of fun, so please do come and join in.....
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