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Celebrate VE Day 75 with the nation

“My dear friends, this is your hour. This is not victory of a party or of any class. It’s a victory of the great British nation as a whole.” (Winston Churchill, 8th May 1945) Today, we commemorate – and celebrate – the end of the Second World War in Europe 75 years ago. Of course, …

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Calling all parish youth! Join us for a Virtual Pulse Event on Sunday 26th April @7pm

Holy Week

A gentle reminder of the way ahead on this very strangest of Holy Weeks. Everything mentioned above will be available through this website and our Facebook page. A tough week, by the grace of God we are even tougher as we receive afresh the depth of His love in Jesus.

Coronavirus Crisis

Due to the present crisis Parish Bookings has been suspended for the foreseeable future. Bookings for Baptism’s and Weddings are still being taken, for more information please e-mail via the Parish website: www.parishofgreataycliffe.co.uk or telephone 01325 315194. Rev Ann Anderson, Team Rector      

Archbishops Announcement

The Archbishops of Canterbury and York are calling for Church of England churches to put public worship on hold and become a “different sort of church” in the coming months to face the challenge of coronavirus. In a joint letter, Archbishops Justin Welby and John Sentamu said it was now necessary to put public services …

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A Slight Inconvenience.

    The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle records that in 782, there was ‘a synod at Acleah’, which is presumed to be Aycliffe, Acleah being one of its earlier names. Undoubtedly therefore there has been a Christian building or purpose in this village for over 1300 years. When they originally constructed St Andrew’s our forefathers were more …

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