Coming Events in 2018

February

Peninsula Garden Society
On Wednesday 21st February Juliet Turner (gardener in charge) will give a talk on ‘Godolphin Garden -  National Trust Property'. This is at the usual time of 7:30pm in Lamorna Village Hall. We are a friendly group of keen gardeners living in West Penwith who meet every 3rd Wednesday of the month at Lamorna. Apart from the monthly talks, we exchange information and advice on gardening with the 'challenging' Cornish weather and are very happy to help gardeners new to the area with what grows and what doesnt, as well as learn from those new gardeners.  Come and join us, your first meeting will be free!  The Society has nine talks over the year and annual membership is £10. We also hold a very popular Plant Sale in May. Upcoming talks are on: ‘Crops’, ‘Gardening with Nature’, ‘Gardening on Tresco’,  A Year at Hidden Valley Gardens and ‘All-round Colour in the Garden’ and ‘Daffodils'.

 

Lent Course, Session 1
A journey through Art and spirituality ‘Exploring the Art Work of Lent, Holy Week and Easter’. Session 1, Revd Canon Jane Vaughan-Wilson, looking at a selection from Stanley Spencer’s Wilderness painting. Thursday 22nd February, at 7.30pm, in the Telegraph Museum, Porthcurno.

 

Lent Course, Session 2
A journey through Art and spirituality ‘Exploring the Art Work of Lent, Holy Week and Easter’. Session 2, Revd Annie Henry-Holland, looking at John of the Cross by Salvador Dali and Jesus the light of the world by Holman Hunt. Tuesday 27th February, at 7.30pm, in the Telegraph Museum, Porthcurno. 

 

March

St Buryan Breakfast Club
meets on Thursday 1st March at 4 Lisbon Terrace, from 8.30am until 10.30am. Come and enjoy tea, coffee, OJ, toast, croissants, bacon to set you up for the day. Everyone is very welcome. Cost £2 (all profits for church funds). Contact Fiona 810739 or 07846230189.

Intercession Tutorial
Have you wanted to lead the intercession in church but worried about what to do and how to go about it? Or are you currently on an intercession rota, but would like to refresh about leading intercessions? Why not come along to the Rectory on Thursday 1st March at 7.30pm? Please let Vanda know if you are coming so she can make sure enough material are available (and seats!)

 

 

 

Messy Church
is on Sunday 4th March  (changed date) at 4.30pm in Sennen Churchtown Hall. Come and join in a fun afternoon of crafts, activities, stories and games, ending with a delicious tea. Wear clothes that can get messy! All ages welcome, children must be accompanied by an adult. No charge, donations welcome to pay for venues. Details from Vanda.

 

 

St Piran’s Day
A Proper Cornish Tea. On Monday 5th March in St Buryan Village Hall from 3pm to 5pm as usual, we are holding a Proper Cornish Tea,  Splits with jam and cream, Heavy and saffron Cake, and pasties all for the price of £5 per head. Raffle will be held consisting of all Cornish Items. For more details contact Margaret Hosken, Tel 01736 810349 or email kernowmarge@gmail.com  

 

Book & Jigsaw Exchange
meets on Tuesday 6th March at 10.45am, in St Buryan church, after the morning service. Free coffee and biscuits, borrow as many books and/or jigsaws as you like, as long as you return the same number within 3 months. Everyone Welcome.

 

Lent Course, Session 3
A journey through Art and spirituality ‘Exploring the Art Work of Lent, Holy Week and Easter’. Session 3, Michelle P Brown, looking at Looking at An Early Medieval Easter Meditation. This takes as its focus 3 artworks which show how early Britain and Ireland approached the enormity of salvation. Tuesday 6th March, at 7.30pm, in Sennen Church.

 

TICKETS ON SALE NOW

Medical Maelstrom Concert
Friday 9th March, in St Buryan Church. This trio has been performing for over ten years always purely for charity. They are highly skilful, professional and very entertaining. They have a wide appeal and often their audience are repeat visitors. There is more information about them on Cornwall music website https://www.cornwallmusic.co.uk/event/medical-maelstrom/

 

Lent Course, Session 4
A journey through Art and spirituality ‘Exploring the Art Work of Lent, Holy Week and Easter’. Session 4, Liz Wallace, looking at the Tree of Life painted by Helen Gray in NZ. Tuesday  13th March, at 7.30pm, in St Buryan Chapel. 

 

 

Free Church New Pastor
The membership of St. Just Free Church is pleased to announce that the Revd Geoff Cottam has been appointed as its new Pastor, and they have issued an Open Invitation to the Induction Service of Revd Geoff Cottam as the new Pastor of St. Just Free Church in St. Just Free Church on Saturday 17th March at 3pm, To be followed by refreshments in the Hall downstairs.

 

Choral Evensong
Sunday 18th March in St Buryan church, at 6pm. A gentle reflective service from the Book of Common Prayer, led by a member of the Ministry Team with choral singing by St Buryan Church Choir.

 

Lent Course, Session 5
A journey through Art and spirituality ‘Exploring the Art Work of Lent, Holy Week and Easter’. Session 5, Revd Canon Vanda Perrett, looking at Sieger Koder, a German priest and artist, and his Holy Week series. Tuesday 20th March,  at 7.30pm, in St Buryan Chapel.

Churches Together...
in West Penwith, Coffee Morning on Wednesday 21st March,from 10am  12noon, in Escalls Chapel. Everyone welcome, come along and meet new friends from the local churches.

 

Palm Sunday Services
On Sunday 25th March all three church services will include the Blessing of Palms and a Procession, so please arrive in good time. St Levan will start at 9.20am at the church gate; St Buryan begins at the Market Cross at 9.45am; and St Sennen at 10.50am outside the church.

Night Prayer & Meditation
Night Prayer and Meditation on Monday 26th March  at 7.30pm, in St Buryan church. A lovely, peaceful way to end your day.

Taize for Holy Week
on Tuesday 27th March at 7.30pm, in St Buryan church.

Iona Service for Holy Week
on Wednesday 28th March in St Buryan Methodist Chapel at 7.30pm.

Maundy Thursday Service
Thursday 29th March, 7.30pm, in St Levan church. A united Land’s End Benefice service of The Last Supper and Vigil.

 

Good Friday Services
On Friday 30th March, there is a traditional solemn Eucharist from the Reserved Sacrament at 10am in St Buryan church and a short informal Family Service in Sennen church, which is also at 10am and will end with Hot Cross Buns and drinks. Then three informal ‘Hours at the Cross’ with meditations, prayers and hymns, spread across the Benefice, starting at 12 noon at St Buryan church, 1pm at St Levan church and 2pm at Sennen church. You are all very welcome to come to any one or all of them.

 

April

 

Easter Day Services
He is Risen Alleluia! Services on Easter Day, Sunday 1st April in the Lands End Benefice, 9.30am Easter Eucharist at St Levan church; 10am Easter Eucharist at St Buryan church; 11am Easter Eucharist at Sennen church. Come along and join the celebrations and enjoy an Easter Egg.

 

 

Book & Jigsaw Exchange
meets on Tuesday 3rd April at 10.45am, in St Buryan church, after the morning service. Free coffee and biscuits, borrow as many books and/or jigsaws as you like, as long as you return the same number within 3 months. Everyone Welcome.

 

St Buryan Breakfast Club
meets on Thursday 5th April at 4 Lisbon Terrace, from 8.30am until 10.30am. Come and enjoy tea, coffee, OJ, toast, croissants, bacon to set you up for the day. Everyone is very welcome. Cost £2 (all profits for church funds). Contact Fiona 810739 or 07846230189.

 

Choral Evensong
Sunday 15th April in St Buryan church, at 6pm. A gentle reflective service from the Book of Common Prayer, led by a member of the Ministry Team with choral singing by St Buryan Church Choir.

Quiz Night
Keep Sunday 15th April free in your diary, a quiz night has been organised for that evening, starting at 7.30pm in St Buryan Inn. Money raised will go to St Buryan church funds. More details nearer the time. Wendy.

 

May

Book & Jigsaw Exchange
meets on Tuesday 1st May at 10.45am, in St Buryan church, after the morning service. Free coffee and biscuits, borrow as many books and/or jigsaws as you like, as long as you return the same number within 3 months. Everyone Welcome.

 

St Buryan Breakfast Club
meets on Thursday 3rd May at 4 Lisbon Terrace, from 8.30am until 10.30am. Come and enjoy tea, coffee, OJ, toast, croissants, bacon to set you up for the day. Everyone is very welcome. Cost £2 (all profits for church funds). Contact Fiona 810739 or 07846230189.

 

Thy Kingdom Come 2018  
is a global prayer campaign, supported by the Archbishops of Canterbury and York, to encourage us all to pray 'Come holy Spirit' from Ascension Day, Thursday 10th May  to Pentecost Sunday 20th May 2018. More information available on
www.ThyKingdomCome.global 

Ascension Day 
On Thursday 10th May, Archdeacon Bill will lead us in prayers at 8am to start the ‘Thy Kingdom Come’ ten days of prayer, and then for those who book in advance, a delicious cooked breakfast (price tbc) Tel Vanda 810216 if you want to book a place.

 

St Buryan Feast Supper
On Saturday 12th May, more details to follow soon.

St Buryan Feast Service
is on Sunday 13th May, at 10am. A celebration of the life of the church and its patron saint with a feast of music. Do put this date into your diary now, and remember no morning services in St Levan or Sennen that day.

 

Messy Church
is on Sunday 13th May at 4.30pm in Porthcurno Telegraph Museum (venue to be confirmed). Come and join in a fun afternoon of crafts, activities, stories and games, ending with a delicious tea. Wear clothes that can get messy! All ages welcome, children must be accompanied by an adult. No charge, donations welcome to pay for venues. Details from Vanda.

Churches Together in West Penwith...
Coffee Morning on Wednesday 16th May, 10am-12noon in St Just Free Church. Everyone welcome, come along and meet new friends from the local churches.

Greater Chapter Day
Thursday 17th May, at 7pm with Archdeacon Bill. Full detail to follow….

 

Choral Evensong
Sunday 20th May in St Buryan church, at 6pm. A gentle reflective service from the Book of Common Prayer, led by a member of the Ministry Team with choral singing by St Buryan Church Choir.

 

Tower Open Day
St Buryan church are holding a Tower Open Day on Monday 28th May to raise funds for St Buryan church. Helpers needed for Cream Teas, Cake Stall, tickets, merchandise stall and tower guides please. More details from Fiona

 

June

Book & Jigsaw Exchange
meets on Tuesday 5th June at 10.45am, in St Buryan church, after the morning service. Free coffee and biscuits, borrow as many books and/or jigsaws as you like, as long as you return the same number within 3 months. Everyone Welcome.

 

St Buryan Breakfast Club
meets on Thursday 7th June at 4 Lisbon Terrace, from 8.30am until 10.30am. Come and enjoy tea, coffee, OJ, toast, croissants, bacon to set you up for the day. Everyone is very welcome. Cost £2 (all profits for church funds). Contact Fiona 810739 or 07846230189.

 

Choral Evensong
Sunday 17th June in St Buryan church, at 6pm. A gentle reflective service from the Book of Common Prayer, led by a member of the Ministry Team with choral singing by St Buryan Church Choir.

Rectory Cream Teas
On Saturday 30th June, Cream Teas in the Rectory Garden, for St Buryan church funds. More details to follow.

 

Book & Jigsaw Exchange
Tuesday 3rd July at 10.45am, in St Buryan church, after the morning service. Free coffee and biscuits, borrow as many books and/or jigsaws as you like, as long as you return the same number within 3 months. Everyone Welcome.

 

St Buryan Breakfast Club
meets on Thursday 5th July at 4 Lisbon Terrace, from 8.30am until 10.30am. Come and enjoy tea, coffee, OJ, toast, croissants, bacon to set you up for the day. Everyone is very welcome. Cost £2 (all profits for church funds). Contact Fiona 810739 or 07846230189.

 

Messy Church
is on Sunday 8th July at 4.30pm in St Buryan Rectory garden. Come and join in a fun afternoon of crafts, activities, stories and games, ending with a delicious tea. Wear clothes that can get messy! All ages welcome, children must be accompanied by an adult. No charge, donations welcome to pay for venues. Details from Vanda.

Greater Chapter Day
Wednesday 11th July, at 7pm with the Dean of Truro Cathedral, Roger Bush. Full detail to follow….

 

Choral Evensong
Sunday 15th July in St Buryan church, at 6pm. A gentle reflective service from the Book of Common Prayer, led by a member of the Ministry Team with choral singing by St Buryan Church Choir.

Churches Together in West Penwith...
Coffee Morning on Wednesday 18th July, from 10am -12noon, in Pendeen Centre. Everyone welcome, come along and meet new friends from the local churches

St Buryan Rally
St Buryan church will be having a fundraising stall at St Buryan Agricultural Rally again this year on Saturday 28th July and Sunday 29th July. Please can we have volunteers to help staff the stall, on both days, and to provide saleable items. Particularly welcome would be home-made and homegrown produce and baking and crafts. More details nearer the time.

 

St Buryan Breakfast Club
meets on Thursday 2nd August at 4 Lisbon Terrace, from 8.30am until 10.30am. Come and enjoy tea, coffee, OJ, toast, croissants, bacon to set you up for the day. Everyone is very welcome. Cost £2 (all profits for church funds). Contact Fiona 810739 or 07846230189.

 

Book & Jigsaw Exchange
Tuesday 7th August at 10.45am, in St Buryan church, after the morning service. Free coffee and biscuits, borrow as many books and/or jigsaws as you like, as long as you return the same number within 3 months. Everyone Welcome.

 

Tower Open Day
St Buryan church are holding a Tower Open Day on Saturday 11th August to raise funds for St Buryan church. Helpers needed for Cream Teas, Cake Stall, tickets, merchandise stall and tower guides please. More details from Fiona

 

Choral Evensong
Sunday 19th August in St Buryan church, at 6pm. A gentle reflective service from the Book of Common Prayer, led by a member of the Ministry Team with choral singing by St Buryan Church Choir.

 

Tower Open Day
St Buryan church are holding a Tower Open Day on Saturday 25th August to raise funds for St Buryan church. Helpers needed for Cream Teas, Cake Stall, tickets, merchandise stall and tower guides please. More details from Fiona

 

Book & Jigsaw Exchange
Tuesday 4th September at 10.45am, in St Buryan church, after the morning service. Free coffee and biscuits, borrow as many books and/or jigsaws as you like, as long as you return the same number within 3 months. Everyone Welcome.

 

St Buryan Breakfast Club
meets on Thursday 6th September at 4 Lisbon Terrace, from 8.30am until 10.30am. Come and enjoy tea, coffee, OJ, toast, croissants, bacon to set you up for the day. Everyone is very welcome. Cost £2 (all profits for church funds). Contact Fiona 810739 or 07846230189.

 

Messy Church
is on Sunday 9th September at 4.30pm in Sennen Churchtown Hall. Come and join in a fun afternoon of crafts, activities, stories and games, ending with a delicious tea. Wear clothes that can get messy! All ages welcome, children must be accompanied by an adult. No charge, donations welcome to pay for venues. Details from Vanda.

 

Choral Evensong
Sunday 16th September in St Buryan church, at 6pm. A gentle reflective service from the Book of Common Prayer, led by a member of the Ministry Team with choral singing by St Buryan Church Choir.

Churches Together...
in West Penwith, Coffee Morning on Wednesday 19th September, from 10am—12noon, venue tbc. Everyone welcome, come along and meet new friends from the local churches.

 

Harvest Supper
On Saturday 22nd September, to raise funds for St Buryan church. More details to follow.

 

Book & Jigsaw Exchange
Tuesday 2nd October at 10.45am, in St Buryan church, after the morning service. Free coffee and biscuits, borrow as many books and/or jigsaws as you like, as long as you return the same number within 3 months. Everyone Welcome.

 

St Buryan Breakfast Club
meets on Thursday 4th October at 4 Lisbon Terrace, from 8.30am until 10.30am. Come and enjoy tea, coffee, OJ, toast, croissants, bacon to set you up for the day. Everyone is very welcome. Cost £2 (all profits for church funds). Contact Fiona 810739 or 07846230189.

 

Autumn Fair
St Buryan Church Autumn Fair will be on Saturday 20th October. Stalls, Cream Teas, Cakes, Plants, Bric-a-brac, Craft, Raff le ect. Please can we have volunteers to help run the stalls and to provide saleable items. Particularly welcome would be home-made and homegrown produce, baking and craft. All offers of help and ideas for other stalls to Fiona please on 810739 or 07846230189.

 

Choral Evensong
Sunday 21st October in St Buryan church, at 6pm. A gentle reflective service from the Book of Common Prayer, led by a member of the Ministry Team with choral singing by St Buryan Church Choir.

 

St Buryan Breakfast Club
meets on Thursday 1st November at 4 Lisbon Terrace, from 8.30am until 10.30am. Come and enjoy tea, coffee, OJ, toast, croissants, bacon to set you up for the day. Everyone is very welcome. Cost £2 (all profits for church funds). Contact Fiona 810739 or 07846230189.

 

Book & Jigsaw Exchange
Tuesday 6th November at 10.45am, in St Buryan church, after the morning service. Free coffee and biscuits, borrow as many books and/or jigsaws as you like, as long as you return the same number within 3 months. Everyone Welcome.

 

Messy Church
is on Sunday 11th November at 4.30pm in Porthcurno Telegraph Museum (venue tbc). Come and join in a fun afternoon of crafts, activities, stories and games, ending with a delicious tea. Wear clothes that can get messy! All ages welcome, children must be accompanied by an adult. No charge, donations welcome to pay for venues. Details from Vanda.

 

Choral Evensong
Sunday 18th November in St Buryan church, at 6pm. A gentle reflective service from the Book of Common Prayer, led by a member of the Ministry Team with choral singing by St Buryan Church Choir.

Churches Together in West Penwith
Coffee Morning on Wednesday 21st November, from 10am—12noon, venue tbc. Everyone welcome, come along and meet new friends from the local churches.

 

Book & Jigsaw Exchange
Tuesday 4th December at 10.45am, in St Buryan church, after the morning service. Free coffee and biscuits, borrow as many books and/or jigsaws as you like, as long as you return the same number within 3 months. Everyone Welcome.

 

St Buryan Breakfast Club
meets on Thursday 6th December at 4 Lisbon Terrace, from 8.30am until 10.30am. Come and enjoy tea, coffee, OJ, toast, croissants, bacon to set you up for the day. Everyone is very welcome. Cost £2 (all profits for church funds). Contact Fiona 810739 or 07846230189.


Choral Evensong
Sunday 16th December in St Buryan church, at 6pm. A gentle reflective service from the Book of Common Prayer, led by a member of the Ministry Team with choral singing by St Buryan Church Choir.