See what has been happening in the life of St Poly’s in picture form…..
Holy Week and Easter 19
Holy Week this year included Maundy Thursday meditations, where we used the elements of the Passover meal to pray and meditate. And then we remembered Jesus’ betrayal and arrest. Good Friday included collecting prayers from people in Hillsborough Park with all the other churches in Hillsborough. The churches came together again in the evening for […]
Walk Through Holy Week
We had a fabulous time welcoming the Y5/6 children from 4 local primary schools, to journey through Holy Week. Starting with imagining a newsreport now about Jesus entering Jerusalem, and then stepping back in time, to see Jesus clear the temple courts. Then tasting the element of the Passover meal, sleeping the garden and hearing […]
Beer and Carols
We had a great time singing carols in the community – with The Anvil pub, and the Wisewood Inn and then at Studfield Green.
Christmas at St Polycarps
This Christmas we have been using the theme #followthestar. So we created our own celebration of people who are our stars – people who inspire us or bring joy to us. And we enjoyed our usual services including Christingle on Christmas Eve, Midnight Communion and All Age communion on Christmas Day. Merry Christmas and Happy […]
We had the joy of welcoming 3 wonderful primary schools for Christingle services at St Polycarps. The children from all 3 schools were brilliant – great at listening and thinking, participating and singing. Can you remember the symbols on the Christingle?!
Messy Christmas 18
We had a fun Messy Christmas – making nativity scenes, dressing up as the characters and making stained glass windows. Happy Christmas from everyone at Messy Church
Murder Mystery Harvest Supper
Who killed Hugh Diditt?! We had lots of fun raising money for The Coffee Project and trying to solve the mystery while having a delicious 3 course meal. More info on The Coffee Project http://www.thecoffeeproject.org.uk/
Carol Singing on Studfield Green
It was great to gather on studfield green to sing carols, eat mince pies and drink mulled wine.
Messy “Christmas” Church
Beer and Carols in the Anvil
This was our 3rd year, our best one yet, we not only had carols we has a selection of local carols and the appropriate Malin Bridge.