This coming weekend is a weekend of remembrance beginning with an Act of Remembrance in the Peace Garden, Market Place on Saturday 11th November. The Act of Remembrance will begin at about 10.55am and include two minute’s silence at 11am to mark Armistice Day.
On Sunday morning, our service at St Peter’s Church takes place at 9.30am an will be a service of Holy Communion with an act of remembrance. This services uses the traditional text of the Book of Common Prayer. At 11am there will be a service at Christ Church which will begin with an act of remembrance. The service is suitable for people of all ages and especially for those who are not familiar with Church. The theme of the service will be Peace.
In the afternoon, the Mountsorrel branch of the Royal British Legion will gather for a parade along Loughborough Road setting off from the Mountsorrel Memorial Centre at 2.30pm and parading to St Peter’s Church for a service of remembrance at 3pm. Following the service, the parade will form up once more and travel back towards the Green where the Deputy Lieutenant and the Mayor of Charnwood will take the salute. Refreshments will follow in the Mountsorrel Memorial Centre.
All are welcome to any or all of these events and services and I hope we will see you there. Every blessing, Colin Resch.