The Petton Pulpit

Continuing Christopher Jobson's series "Treasures of the Benefice" we have a fascinating post about the history of the carved wooden pulpit in Ss Raphael & Isidore Church, Petton. The pulpit (Latin pulpitum) is a raised stand or platform for preachers in a Christian church. Traditionally a pulpit is raised well above the surrounding floor for … Continue reading The Petton Pulpit

Warden’s Update from Petton – April, 2023

Dear All, I wanted to start by sincerely thanking all those who joined Mary and I on the mound on Easter Day, just a beautiful morning to celebrate such an important day! Everyone was in fantastic voice. I sent our video message to Maureen just as she sent us a lovely Easter message with her … Continue reading Warden’s Update from Petton – April, 2023

A Pilgrimage Through Lent – 2023

Lent began on Ash Wednesday, 22nd February (the first of the 40 days, excluding Sundays, leading up to Easter Sunday and the Resurrection).   At a quiet evening service in Ss. Simon & Jude Church, Cockshutt, pared of all ornamentation and flowers, we celebrated Holy Communion, having had our foreheads marked with an ash cross accompanied … Continue reading A Pilgrimage Through Lent – 2023