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Our New Rector

The Reverend Nicholas Mercer will become the next Rector of the Priory Church of St Mary and St Cuthbert, Bolton Abbey, in Spring 2019. He is currently the Rector of the Falkland Islands, a parish which includes South Georgia and the British Antarctic Territories, and is based in Christ Church Cathedral, Port Stanley, the southernmost […]

December 2018 – January 2019 Magazine

The December 2018 – January 2019 edition of the magazine is now online. The magazine can be found here. It contains updates on the interregnum, on fundraising for the new heating, and the regular ‘100 Years Ago’ feature now marks the end of the Great War in 1918.

More road works – now gone!

[Update – as of Friday 23 November, the roadworks have been completed. All traffic is flowing as normal.] There are now roadworks just beyond the ‘hole in the wall’ that leads down to the Priory, and a traffic barrier by the T-junction in the centre of the village. No through traffic, not even cyclists, is […]

They shall grow not old…

This coming Sunday, on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, we will mark the end of the the Great War 100 years ago by ringing our bell, immediately following the Revd James A Turnbull’s sermon. The service begins at 1030.

Wanted: New Rector

The advertisement for our new Rector is now on the C of E Pathways site. It includes links to, among other things, our 2018 Parish Brochure.

November 2018 Magazine

The November 2018 edition of the magazine is now online. The magazine can be found here. It contains reports on the services of Collation and Induction of both Simon and Jonathan in their new positions, and an account of how we make impressive sums from exchanging all those foreign coins that we get in the […]

The search begins

Now that Simon Cowling has been installed as the Dean of Wakefield Cathedral, he is officially no longer our Rector, and we are able to begin the search for his replacement. The first step in that process was the so-called ‘Section 11 Meeting’, when representatives of the Diocese met with the PCC. The meeting agreed […]

October 2018 magazine

The October 2018 edition of the magazine is now online. The magazine can be found here. It contains a report on the successful 2018 Priory Concert Series, an appeal for more volunteer cleaners, and the fundraising results of the Ensemble Pro Victoria concert.