News October 2016

The concert by the Roseland Community Choir was very well supported
and raised £217 for church funds.
Don’t forget the Table Top Sale and Coffee Morning on 8 October
in the Reading Room from 10.30 am. Anyone who would like to have a
‘table’ at the sale, please contact Pat Farr [501599]
for details.

News September 2016

We were lucky to have a lovely sunny afternoon for our Cream Tea Garden
Party at Glebe House on 30 July.
It was well supported and it was good to see everyone enjoying the afternoon. We raised over £330 for the Church.
Many thanks to Caroline and Philip for hosting the event.
On 25 September at 6 pm we will be holding our Harvest festival Evensong
when the Rural Dean, Canon Ken Boullier, will be taking the service.
We will be decorating the church on Saturday 24th and all help will be welcomed.
On 8 October we are holding a Table Top Sale and Coffee Morning in the
Reading Room from 10.30 am. Anyone who would like to have a ‘table’,
please contact Pat Farr on 501599 for details.

August 2016 News

The Roseland Community Choir will be making a return visit to us on 19 August for another concert: it begins at 7.30 pm and entrance is £5 on
the door.
On Sunday 28 August we will be celebrating our patronal festival with Evensong at 6pm: our Rural Dean, Canon Ken Boullier, will take the
We have secured a faculty to restore several tombs in the churchyard, including the barrel tomb of the Luke family. Work is scheduled to begin
early this month.
Repairs to the church roof have been completed, apart from the replacement of some damaged panels in the nave and north

News July 2016

Sadly we had to cancel the planned choir concert last month
because of lack of support , but this month we’re hoping for a
goodly number to come to our Annual Cream Tea fund-raising afternoon
on 30 July from 2.30 pm in the garden of Glebe House, Ruan
Lanihorne, by kind permission of Mr & Mrs Martin. If the weather is
inclement we shall adjourn to the Reading
Donations of items for the raffle will be gratefully accepted.

Father Doug’s Retirement Service

On Sunday 5th June a Cluster service was held at Veryan Church. The Mass was sung by a visiting choir, The Charpentier Consort. The service also marked the retirement of Father Doug as Priest in Charge of Veryan and Ruanlanihorne. The full service can be seen by clicking on the link below.


Photos from the service can be seen here:

Canon Doug’s Retirement Service

News June 2016

On 12 April the Easter Vestry and Annual Parochial Church meetings were held.
Pat Farr and David Hughes agreed to continue as churchwardens and the PCC was re-elected en bloc.
The churchwardens reported that the congregation numbers remained steady at an average of eight persons, and that Festival services were
well supported by other parishioners.
Father Doug outlined the future of the benefice after his retirement in
At a wedding last year the “Lemonaires”, a Cornish Male Choir, performed. We were so impressed that we have invite them to give a
concert in the church on 17 June at 7.30 pm.

There will not be a service of Communion on Sunday 5 June as Father Doug’s farewell service is being held at Veryan at 11 am

News May 2016

Friday 17 June, 7.30 pm
‘The Lemonaires’
male choir
Tickets £10
Reserve your seat –
contact Pat Farr
501599 or
Light refreshments

News April 2016

Vestry Meeting and Annual Parochial Church Meeting will be held on 12 April at 7 pm in the vestry. At these meetings churchwardens and members of the Parochial Church Council are elected for the coming year.

The treasurer presents the annual accounts, and the vicar and churchwardens report on the business of the parish during the past year.

Any member of the parish may attend the vestry meeting to vote on proceedings, but only persons on the church electoral roll may attend the Annual Parochial Church Meeting.


March 2016 News

Thinking of something to write for the March magazine, it came as a shock to realise that Easter is only a few weeks away.

Our Easter services will be listed elsewhere, but I would like to remind all those willing to help that we shall be decorating the church for Easter Day on Saturday 26 March from 10 am. Hope to see you there!