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“On Yer Bike!” – To Fight Ebola

That’s exactly what Dan Woods & Andrew Carp of Leek Parish are doing to support the doctors and nurses of Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) – Doctors Without Borders – in their fight against Ebola.

500 Mile Virtual Cycle Tour
On Monday 24th November, Dan & Andrew set off on their 500 mile Virtual Cycle Tour, that will see them “exercise biking” […]

By |November 25th, 2014|News|Comments Off on “On Yer Bike!” – To Fight Ebola

Leek Remembrance Day 2014

Remembrance day 2014 is on Sunday 9th November, when we remember all who have fallen during past conflicts, including over 500 souls from Leek and the surrounding area.

Our Service of Remembrance is at St Edward’s church, commencing at 9.30am. Following this, a Parade will march to the Nicholson War Memorial where a short service will take place, led by […]

By |November 6th, 2014|Community|Comments Off on Leek Remembrance Day 2014

Return of the Leek Bowling Club Talks

Following last years successful season of talks, the Leek Bowling Club Talks are back!

Kicking off this latest season, we’re thrilled to announce an Evening of Magical Mayhem with Paul Brown on Saturday 28th November, starting at 7.30pm.

Paul is a Christian and professional entertainer with a unique style of Gospel Illusion. Taking stories and messages from the Bible, he communicates […]

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Bonfire Party 2014 at Leek Bowling Club

Come and join in the fun at this years’ Leek & Meerbrook Team Parish Bonfire Party!

Following last years successful event, we’re holding another bonfire party at Leek Bowling Club on Saturday 1st November (4 – 6pm).

We’ve planned lots of fun activities including crafts, games and a puppet show (by the Synapse Puppet Team) and, of course, a great big […]

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Father Carl has left the Parish

The day is finally here and Fr Carl has left Leek & Meerbrook Parish and will shortly take up his new post in the Diocese of Durham

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Fr Carl Peters

Father Carl, who has been Team Vicar at All Saints’ and St Matthew’s since 2001 has accepted the call to serve at Brandon and Ushaw Moor Parishes, near Durham. Fr Carl’s last morning services in the parish will be on Sunday 22nd June and these will be followed by a farewell lunch at Meerbrook and a farewell buffet at […]

By |June 6th, 2014|News|Comments Off on Fr Carl Peters

Rev Nigel Irons

Bishop Geoff of Stafford will be in Leek on Tuesday 8th April to induct Rev Nigel Irons to the post of Rector of Leek & Meerbrook and Vicar of St Edward’s and St John’s Churches. The service, at 7:30 on Tuesday, which will be open to everyone, will include distinguished guests from the community as well as the wider […]

By |April 4th, 2014|News|Comments Off on Rev Nigel Irons

New Team Rector

The Reverend Nigel Irons, currently serving at All Saints’ in Burton on Trent,  has been appointed to the post of Rector for the Leek & Meerbrook Team. He is expected to take up the position around Easter.

By |January 3rd, 2014|News|Comments Off on New Team Rector

Confirmation

Twelve candidates were confirmed yesterday by Bishop Geoff of Stafford at a moving service at St Matthew’s church. Confirmation is a point in a Christian journey at which we confirm the promises made often by our parents and godparents for us. Three of the candidates were baptised during the service and all twelve stated that they intend to lead […]

By |November 29th, 2013|News|Comments Off on Confirmation

Bronze award for St Matthew’s

Each year, the Diocese of Lichfield holds a best kept churchyard competition and this year St Matthew’s Church has been awarded a bronze certificate. Congratulations to Basil Whittaker and to all who have helped him maintain the churchyard to such a high standard.

By |November 29th, 2013|News|Comments Off on Bronze award for St Matthew’s