Remembrance Services


To mark the 75th Anniversary of D-Day:
Looking forward to peace

Seventy-five years ago, following the Normandy Landings, the people of this country were looking forward to peace, whilst - at the same time - fearing a telegram saying a beloved husband, dad or son had been killed or injured, or was missing in action.  Civilians were still facing the deprivations and disasters of life on the Home Front.  It was a season of hope with an uncertain ending.  We now know that the war would end in '45.

In our Remembrance Services, as we commemorate the fallen of both World Wars and more recent conflicts, we will be reflecting on this image and recalling that there are families across our world who are waiting for peace - hoping that it will be soon, but not knowing when or how it will come.  Members of our armed forces are serving in some of those countries: aiding battered communities, helping countries to deal with the aftermath of war and keeping the peace.  We will honour this work as we pray for world peace.

We invite you to join us at one or more of our Remembrance Services.  All of which will include an Act of Remembrance.

St. Leonard's - Hardwick
9am on Sunday 10 November 2019
Remembrance Service with the lay of a wreath.

St. Peter & St. Paul - Sywell
10.45am on Sunday 10 November 2019
Remembrance Service with Sywell Air Scouting packs, Royal British Legion Standard and laying of wreaths.

All Saints - Mears Ashby
5pm on Sunday 10 November 2019
A Candlelit Service of Remembrance with the benefice choir, the Royal British Legion Standard and the laying of wreaths.






And now these three remain:
faith, hope and love.
But the greatest of these is love.
1 Corinthians 13:13

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