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Local Church News for July

7th July 2020 | Churches

As of 1st July, St Wilfrid’s is now open for private prayer from 10.00 till 11.00am every day, except Saturdays. Christ Church, Smeeton Westerby is also open for private prayer from 10am til 4pm on Wednesdays and Sundays.

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Kibworth Churches Update

3rd May 2020 | Churches, Community

In accordance with government guidelines all church buildings are closed until further notice, including for public worship, private prayer and any other meetings. However, there are many ways to worship at home.

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New roof for St Peter’s Church…

25th March 2019 | Churches, Community

The roof of one of Leicestershire’s most iconic churches has now been replaced with stainless steel after callous thieves stripped the lead off it three times. The replacement is not worth as much to scrap metal thieves as lead thus detering further crime. 

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Gaulby Ringers raise funds for church project

2nd December 2018 | Churches

A sponsored quarter peal rang out on 1st December at St Peter's, Gaulby. The team of local ringers raised over £750 to boost the funds of the Gaulby project. The project aims to provide an improved community space within the church as it is the only public building in the village. 

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The Bells of St Wilfrid's

2nd October 2018 | Churches

The oldest bell in the tower of St Wilfrid’s has been ringing out across Kibworth for four hundred years. It was made in 1618 by George Oldfield, a famous bell-founder from Nottingham. Two of its companions are almost the same age, having been cast just three years later. 

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