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Holy Water Stoup/Font

With the help of the Church Sunday school, Canon Andrew dedicated the new stoup which has pride of place on the steps as you enter Holy Trinity church.

The Sunday school carried the water to be poured into the stoup and assisted Canon Andrew with the blessing of the salt and water at the beginning of the service.

The small decorative font, made from Portland stone was discovered in the crypt where it may have been hidden for many years.  Nobody seems to be certain from where it came.  Several theories have been submitted; however, it seems now likely that the font may have been the original font for Holy Trinity church before it was reordered many years ago.

“What is clear” said Canon Andrew, “is that it was created and used for baptism and it is fitting that we should use it once again for the purpose for which it was made”.

You can find the font/stoup as you enter the church and the holy water is for everyone to use by dipping their finger into it and making the sign of the cross to remind them of the day they received the sacrament of baptism and began their Christian journey of faith.

15 November 2017

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  • 10 January 2018

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  • 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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