Saturday 12th December Cyclists Carol Service 11am

This Saturday at 11am, we are holding our Cyclists Carol Service in our churchyard. It will be a very short 15min service, outdoors and socially distanced, with bikes in hand, led by Revโ€™d Tim, our very own cycling vicar. Our friends at Andover Wheelers are riding in to join us, and all are welcome to come on your bikes too, even if itโ€™s just from round the corner! We look forward to worshipping then! ๐Ÿšด๐Ÿผโ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿšด๐Ÿผ๐Ÿšดโ€โ™€๏ธ

Race The Rector 2019 – itโ€™s on!

Revd Tim has laid down the gauntlet! Race The Rector is on! Here is Timโ€™s challenge as part of Ride & Stride on Saturday 14th September:

Would you like one of these certificates in your downstairs loo? Take part in #racetherector2019 and race against my KOM on any of these four segments on #strava by 5pm on Saturday 14th September and you could get one of these framed certificates for a suggested donation to my churches of ยฃ10-15.
There will also be tea, real coffee and homemade cake and there might even be some beers in the church halls of #holytrinitytidworth and #stjamesludgershall from 2pm to 5pm, again for a donation.
Iโ€™ll be riding from St James Ludgershall, leaving just after 2pm, and riding to Holy Trinity Tidworth by 5pm via Hungerford, Ramsbury, Marlborough and Pewsey. Youโ€™re very welcome to join me (at your own risk and itโ€™s not a race… but we might see who gets there first!) @ Wiltshire

Ride & Stride 14th September 2019

Ride & Stride 2019 is on Saturday 14th September, a day when churches are open for visitors and we are encouraged to ride our bikes or walk to visit them. St James Ludgershall and Holy Trinity Tidworth are participating and will be open for cakes and refreshments between 2 and 4pm. Our striders will be heading for Upper Chute, leaving the church gate at 1:30pm, with a lift available back again so we donโ€™t miss the cakes! Riders are many and various, some heading to Upper Chute, some to Holy Trinity, and other more ambitious riders time trialling in #racetherector – more details on routes for that to come so watch this space! ๐Ÿคฉ๐Ÿšด๐Ÿผโ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿšต๐Ÿผโ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿšตโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿšดโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿšถ๐Ÿผโ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿšถโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿผโ€โ™‚๏ธ You might like to sponsor our participants using the form at the door of church, or make a donation. Thank you. And whether you ride, stride or neither, come and eat cake!462A0734-5F6C-4FE0-B75C-D6DDB76B4533