Date: September 30, 2017


Sunday 13th Parish BBQ Farewell was held at the Cricket Field when the community said goodbye Rev Desmond and Mrs Pennie Burton.  We had a glorious day and a wondeful turn out.  Entertainment from The Paul Richards Trio set the scene with a background of jazz and we all enjoyed a marvellous spread provided by the members of St Mary's.  The great turn out was driven by the opportunity for the community to say farewell to Desmond and Pennie who will be very much missed. There were speeches of appreciation, cards written by the community and a selection of Harveys beer with goodies for Desmond and flowers for Pennie!


Sunday 3rd - Family Service.  Final service for Rev. Desmond and Mrs Pennie Burton.

The church was packed with many people wishing to be part of Desmond and Pennie's last service.  It was a very special, and sad, occasion. The choir sang lovely anthems with a wondeful cello accompaniment.  We finished with the presentations of gifts followed by cake and Bucks fizz.  We will all miss Desmond and Pennie very much and send our love and all best wishes for a happy retirement.






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