Coronavirus update: November 2020

Following the government announcement on 31 October public worship is currently suspended. You can see the government guidance here. You can find guidance from the Church of England here. Our Churches are open for funerals, individual prayer and to broadcast acts of worship. Holy Trinity Church will be closed on Saturday 7 November as we … [Read more…]

Advent Sunday 29 November

Sunday worship This Sunday there will be no public worship but there will be a service of Morning Praise on Zoom at 10am. The service will be led by Revd Caroline Husband and the sermon given by Revd Helen Durant Stevensen. At 6.30pm we will be joining Westbury Area Churches Together in a livestreamed Advent … [Read more…]

Christmas Draw 2020

All Saints’ Church is holding a Christmas Draw this year. We have been unable to hold our normal fundraising activities due to the Covid restrictions so the funds raised through this Christmas Draw are even more important than usual. We are very grateful to Morrisons, Thai Orchid, Champion Restaurant, Dancecraft and many others who have … [Read more…]

Advent Windows

Back in the Spring we were all cheered by the lovely pictures of rainbows which appeared in windows. We invite local residents (both children and adults!) to use the period of Advent to build up a window display of the Nativity to brighten up the windows of Dilton Marsh and Westbury once again. In the … [Read more…]

Advent and Christmas in the White Horse Team

Christmas 2020 is going to look very different… This year, because of the Covid-19 restrictions, we are having to think creatively about our Christmas services. We are very sorry that we shall be unable to have any large-scale events because of the limits in numbers in our church buildings. We are therefore planning the following, … [Read more…]

Sunday 22 November Christ the King

This Sunday we celebrate the end of the Churches’ year with the Feast of Christ the King. There will be no public worship due to the current government restrictions. However, on Saturday All Saints’ will be open for private prayer from 10am – 12noon and Holy Trinity from 10am – 4pm. You can also leave … [Read more…]

Open Westbury Food Project

Christmas Appeal Open Westbury Food Project is currently giving out at least 50 food boxes to individuals and families in need.  There are fewer donations from the supermarkets and so stocks are low. We are therefore appealing for more donations for the coming weeks. The team at Open Westbury Food Project are preparing Christmas food … [Read more…]

Prayer for the Nation

A month of prayer during November We are encouraged by the Archbishops to pray every day at 6pm during the month of November in a month of prayer for the nation. We have created a pdf with some suggestions of prayers and themes for each day. Download here More resources for the month of prayer … [Read more…]

Sunday 15 November 2nd Sunday before Advent

This Sunday 15 November there will be a White Horse Team service of Cafe Church on Zoom at 9.45am for 10am start. The service will be led by the team at Holy Trinity. If you would like to join us please sign up for our e-newsletter on this page or contact us for more information. … [Read more…]

Letter from the Archbishops

The Archbishops of Canterbury and York and the Bishop of London have published a letter to all clergy in response to the announcement of a second lockdown. Call to make November a month of prayer Bearing in mind our primary vocation as the Church of Jesus Christ to pray and to serve we call upon … [Read more…]