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News from July 2018

MUSICAL DIRECTOR

Back in February Holy Trinity church PCC met for a vision day led by the Archdeacon of Dorset.

It was clear that we needed to move the church forward looking at new opportunities to help us survive in the future but importantly to help us to be more mission orientated as responsible Christians who want to share the Gospel of Jesus. The great strength of Holy Trinity church is its venue and potential for Music and the Arts because of the church’s exceptional acoustics as well as continuing to promote good traditional music within worship. The PCC have been starting to look at rough architectural drawings of how we might equip our building with the best facilities, not only for ourselves, but to open it to others. Yes, this will take time but planning ahead is crucial and we need to start now. Therefore the PCC agreed that we should seek to appoint a Musical Director who would not just oversee the day to day running of the church music and direct the choir and grow its membership, but who would work, plan and develop all music of the church including all kinds of music activities.

Derek Griffin has been an unofficial Director of Music at Holy Trinity for many years - for which we are all exceedingly grateful, but feels at present this new role would not be possible for him to take on because of his own commitments. On a date to be announced we hope to make a presentation to Derek. We are pleased that he has offered to remain on the rota with our other visiting organists as and when needed.

26 July 2018

Sea Sunday - Blessing of the Sea at Weymouth

On Sunday 8th July 2018 (Sea Sunday) Canon Andrew and Neil Robbins from the Fishermen's Mission, accompanied by the congregation and church choir, blessed the sea by Weymouth Town Bridge. The picture below shows Canon Andrew and Neil preparing for this unique occasion.

10 July 2018

Vicar’s letter for September 2018

“NEW BEGINNINGS September is always seen as a time of new beginnings. Holidays are over and the summer begins to draw to an end as we look forward to Harvest and the autumn.. The start of a new term beckons. Children starting school for the first time; moving from one school to the next or beginning the final leg of the educational process, leaving home and heading off to university for the Michaelmas term. ”

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