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Christletob Remembrance Day 2018

Eleven o'clock on the 11th November was rather different this year. A poignant reminder of the passing of time as it was one hundred years since the guns fell silent ending World War 1. The most horrible of wars when many young men from Christleton were injured or lost their lives. Their names were read out followed by those who died in service to their country during World War II. A two minute silence was held so we could reflect upon their suffering and how much they gave for us. The December edition of The History File by David Cummings recalls our remembrance on that day at Christleton War Memorial and in St. James Church. Illustrated by some 70 photographs including the knitting and needlework by Material Girls. In addition David gives an account of the special evening of Commemoration on 10th November at Christleton High School. I was lucky enough to have a ticket for this event and was moved by the drama students performance. I also enjoyed joining in with the rendition of WWI songs. They just do not write them like that any more.

Richard Nicholson
Poppies knitted for St.James' Church, Christleton

Crafty Ladies Rise to the Challenge

Find out a bit more about those special decorative elements in St. James' Church, Christleton on Remembrance Sunday 11th November 2018

Richard Nicholson

New contact details for St. James' Church

The Reverend Malcolm Cowan, the rector for the past seven years at St. James' Church, Christleton has now left to take up another Ministry. During the period of Vacancy the Parish will be run by the laity consisting of two churchwardens and the PCC. I now have details of who and how to contact

Richard Nicholson
WWI Christmas Card from Christleton

We cannot enjoy the Festival till we have you back

We had not been aware up until now that the Rev. G. M. V. Hickey sent a Christmas card during WWI to troops from Christleton

Richard Nicholson
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