Written by Gareth Lewis

Meerbrook Flower Festival 2017

Another resounding success for the annual Meerbrook Flower Festival held at St Matthew’s church.

Our Green and Pleasant Land

This year’s theme was Our Green and Pleasant Land – from the last line of William Blake’s epic poem Milton. We perhaps best know this through the hymn Jerusalem.

After the Blessing of the Festival on 13th July, the church threw open it’s […]

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Song of Songs An Original Setting By Diccon Pearce

This original work by Diccon Pearce will be performed at St Edward’s church on Tuesday 9th May 2017 as part of the Leek Arts Festival program of events.

The Song of Songs, also known as the Song of Solomon, was written some 2400 years ago and is unique in the scriptures that make up the Bible. It is a beautiful […]

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Churches Together Program of Events 2017

Churches Together in Leek & District Program of Events for 2017 can be downloaded here.

Unity is not singing in unison and losing our distinctiveness:
Unity is singing in harmony, each person and tradition enriching the others.

Putting our commitment to unity into action, Churches Together in Leek & District co-ordinate a program of services and events throughout the year. These include:

Regular, […]

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Brother David Jardine Visit Talking on How Healing Comes

Brother David Jardine will visit on Saturday 11th February to speak on How Healing Comes.

An inspiring and informative day of teaching, worship and prayer at St Luke’s, Fountain Street, from 10am – 4pm.

Brother David Jardine is a Church of Ireland clergyman and also a member of the Society of St Francis, a religious community in the Anglican Church. […]

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Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2017 Crossing Barriers

The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity is upon us again. Prepared by the Council of Churches in Germany, this years’ theme is Crossing Barriers and is based on 2 Corinthians 5:14-20.

For Christ’s love compels us, because we are convinced that one died for all, and therefore all died. And He died for all, that those who live should […]

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Nativity Sheep Trail 2016

This year’s Churches Together Nativity Sheep Trail is underway.

Can you find all the little lost sheep? Then the shepherds can go and see baby Jesus. It seems they’ve wandered into Leek, as some people have spotted them in the shops!

Just complete the Nativity Sheep Trail with all the names of the sheep against the shop you found them in. […]

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Team Christmas Services 2016

All the church services for Advent and Christmas, across the Team are now posted in the What’s On guide.

For a complete listing, please visit the Advent & Christmas services page.

Please come and join us to celebrate this joyous season! Everyone welcome!

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Bowling Club Talk – PEPAIDS

The latest Bowling Club Talk is on Saturday 16th April 2016 at 7.30pm when we welcome Helen Allen in talking to us about her charity PEPAIDS – Peer Education Programme Against AIDS.

PEPAIDS is an international development charity, based in Manchester. Founded in 2001, by wife, mum and nurse Helen Allen, PEPAIDS’ mission is to reduce poverty and HIV/AIDS in […]

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Inspire at Lichfield Cathedral

Do you have a little time in May or June 2016 to help inspire our young people? An exciting new project for schools will be taking place at Lichfield Cathedral during May and June and volunteers from across the Diocese are being sought. Want to help?

What’s Inspire All About?

Running from 10am – 3pm, each day will host about 130 […]

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Street Pastors Week of Prayer 24 – 31 October 2015

This coming week, 24 – 31 October 2015, is the Street Pastors Week of Prayer. This national event gives us all the opportunity to join together with our friends across Leek, Cheddleton, Endon and the country to pray for the work of Street Pastors in our own town and further afield.

For more information, please see the Street Pastors National […]

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