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Roof Repairs at Holy Trinity Church

Many of you will have seen scaffolding going up around the church over the last couple of weeks. This is essential for doing repair work to the roof.

Canon Andrew on church roof

There are several areas which need attention from replacing tiles to rotting timbers and drain pipes.  Also some of the higher level windows need some attention.  We have witnessed rain coming into the church over recent weeks and it is essential that we get this work complete before the winter.  The ongoing work of church maintenance is essential, and while the major part of the roof is sound, we must try our best to keep on top of necessary repairs. We are hugely thankful to Churchwarden Cyril for the incredible amount of hours he spends dealing with builders and scaffolders.  A special thanks to Russell from White and Sons Builders who has become a great friend to the church and is the site Forman.

Any works to a grade two star listed building is very expensive and we are not just allowed to replace materials with modern cheaper products.  The Diocesan Advisory Committee via the church architect Daniel Cantrell has to approve all materials before they are used and must be, as far as possible, like for like.
Canon Andrew is pictured standing by a rotten section of roof and holding a broken slate. One of several areas that need attention.

Our invoice for this work has been estimated in the region of ten thousand pounds.  We are going to try and get some grant aid but nothing is guaranteed.  Therefore if anyone of our very generous and faithful congregation, or indeed anyone, who loves our beautiful church within our community and beyond felt able to make a donation towards this work we would be very grateful indeed.  Please either call Canon Andrew 01305 760354 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or speak to our treasurer Philip Wise 01305 759484 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

13 October 2017

Other news

  • 20 January 2018

    Pastoral Care for St Nicholas Congregation

    Father Andrew has successfully secured an alternative venue for our Wednesday Eucharist and a once a month Sunday Service (for those members of St Nicholas who are unable to get to Holy Trinity). We are grateful to Gracewell Community of Weymouth who have offered to accommodate us in one of their small community rooms. As from Wednesday 7th March we will continue to share together in the Eucharist at 10am at Gracewell, which is next to Holy Trinity School, Cross Road. During Lent this will be followed by our Lent Course. The first Sunday Service will be on Easter Day at 9am and thereafter on the fourth Sunday of each month at 9am.


  • 10 January 2018

    Happy 55th Wedding Anniversary!

    Following this morning's Eucharist Service in Holy Trinity Church, Linda and Charles invited the congregation to join them for a glass of champagne and a slice of cake to celebrate their 55th Emerald Wedding Anniversary. CONGRATULATIONS to our faithful couple of Dutch heritage - HARTELIJKE GEFELICITEERD!!


  • 10 January 2018

    Bishop of Ramsbury to retire

    News has become public that the Right Reverend Dr Edward Condry, the suffragan Bishop of Ramsbury will retire as from April 2018 when he reaches the age of 65. Bishop Edward has been in post since September 2012.


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What’s on

  • Sunday 18 February 2018, 6.00pm | Holy Trinity

    Nota Bene Singers Music for Choir and Organ

    In 2002, the group now known as the Nota Bene Singers was founded by Gay Corran a local resident, John Holloway the Musical Director and Ian Fox organist.

    The group meet in Lulworth twice a year; with singers coming from all parts of the country to rehearse for a weekend culminating in a Festal Service in West Lulworth. They have toured twice in France, performing in Cathedrals and churches around Lectoure in the Gers region.

    I am therefore delighted to say that as a special treat they will perform for us in Holy Trinity Church on Sunday 18 February at 6pm when we shall hear them sing a varied programme of music – encompassing Stanford, Durefle, Jenkins, Mendelssohn, Bach and Sumison - and enjoy socialising with them over a finger buffet afterwards.

    They will rehearse in church on Friday evening and all day Saturday (16-17 Feb).

    Tickets - £10 for the concert and £15 for the concert and buffet – are available from Janet Hall who has arranged this event.

    The singers and organist are covering all their costs and giving their services free which means all profits go to Holy Trinity.

  • Saturday 3 March 2018, 10.00am | Holy Trinity

    Traidcraft BIG BREW 2017

    Holy Trinity Church
    Saturday 3rd March 2017
    From 10.00 – 3.00

    Once again we will be marking Fairtrade Fortnight by holding a Big Brew in the church. Join us for a cup of Fairtrade tea or coffee and a slice of delicious homemade cake for just £2.00.

    All proceeds will go towards the work of Traidcraft Exchange, supporting their ‘Hidden Entrepreneur’ Appeal which focuses on people in developing countries who have the talent and determination to succeed, but lack the opportunity.

    As an extra bonus, this year every donation will be matched by the UK Government meaning twice as much money goes to help people build businesses and create a better future for their families and communities.

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