Rev Jes’ leaving service

Sunday 25th April was Jes Salt’s last Sunday as Priest in Charge at St Mary’s Buckden. Watch the whole Sunday service on YouTube.

Result of Annual Meetings & Elections

The 2021 Annual Parochial Church Meeting (APCM) and Meeting of the Parishioners to Elect Churchwardens took place on Sunday 11th April 2021 in St Mary’s Church and via Zoom.

Churchwardens: David Pickavance and Vas Mowat
PCC: Anne Carter, Carole Coram, Michelle Jazrawi, Kate Merrell, Ian Carter, Marilyn Rolin, Sammy Riley and David Riley
Independent Examiner: Barry Priest
Deanery Synod representative: Ian Carter
Electoral Roll: There are currently 116 persons on roll of whom 20 reside outside of the Parish.

In memory of HRH Prince Philip.

On Sunday 11th April, our 11am service at St Mary’s will be a communion service in memory of HRH Prince Philip.

The St Mary’s Annual Meetings will follow, as planned, at 12 noon.

St Mary’s will then be open from 1pm-2pm for private prayer and reflection.

As the Palace has requested, people should, where possible, donate to charity rather than leaving floral or other tributes. If you do decide to leave a floral tribute in Buckden, please would you lay it at the War Memorial in the churchyard?

April at St Mary’s Buckden

As April 2021 begins, it’s Holy Week, we’re looking forward to Easter and St Mary’s is open for services once again.

Services in St Mary’s for Holy Week and Easter
Wednesday 31st March 9.30am Midweek communion
Thursday 1st April 7.30pm Maundy Thursday Service
Friday 2nd April 11am Churches Together Good Friday Service
Friday 2nd April 2pm The Last Hour
Sunday 4th April 11am Easter Service
Social distancing measures are still in place, so please comply, always wear a mask in church and numbers are limited. For Good Friday and Sunday, please book in advance by emailing Sunday services are also being streamed via YouTube for those unable to attend.

Buckden & District Churches Together are unable to run the usual children’s workshop alongside the Good Friday Service but you can pick up a family activity bag instead (see below)

Sunday 11th April – Annual Meetings at 12 noon in person and via Zoom
Details in the newsletter and on this website under the tab Official Information/Annual Meetings

Palm Sunday at St Mary’s

This Sunday, 28th March, is Palm Sunday and we have our first service back in church at 11am. If you want to come along, please book in advance by emailing Social distancing measures are still in place, so please comply, and always wear a mask in church.

If you can’t make it to church this week, the service will also be streamed via YouTube on St Mary’s Buckden.