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Priory Christmas Services

The Priory Christmas service schedule has been announced! You’ll be able to exercise your lungs and your legs on Sunday 14 December at 15.00 when our Roaming Carols will begin at the Post Office in Bolton Abbey village. We walk down to the Priory, singing as we go, and finish with refreshments for all. On […]

Advent 2014

The Priory Community has joyfully welcomed the beginning of Advent. At our Advent Sunday Eucharist the Revd Rachel Wood helped us to reflect on the importance of ‘enforced inactivity’ in Advent to help us to listen better to God. The text of the sermon may be found here. As darkness fell, the  Priory Choir led […]

Bolton Priory and the Bolton Abbey Estate in partnership

Bolton Priory and the Bolton Abbey Estate in partnership: Vanessa Wellock (standing), a National Association of Flower Arrangement Societies area demonstrator, is running a session today at the Priory on how to make a traditional Christmas wreath, using foliage, cones and berries taken sustainably from the Bolton Abbey Estate.

Welcome Jonathan!

It was announced today that Jonathan Cain, currently in his final year of ordination training on the Yorkshire Ministry Course, will serve as full-time Assistant Curate at Bolton Priory after his ordination as deacon in Ripon Cathedral on 04 July 2015. Jonathan is a civil engineer, and prior to responding to the call to ordained […]

November 2014 Magazine

The November 2014 edition of the magazine is now online. It includes articles on the late Dowager Duchess of Devonshire, and the retirement of Joe Pickersgill as Verger, and can be found here.

Our new Verger

Joe Pickersgill, formerly Postmaster for Bolton Abbey, and our Verger for many years, has now stood down from that position. At the 1030 Eucharist on Sunday 28 September, the Rector expressed to Joe his thanks, and those of the entire congregation, and handed over a gift to mark the occasion.         Tony Cantlow has […]

October 2014 Magazine

The October 2014 edition of the magazine is now online. Including articles on the creative process behind our new sculpture of the Virgin Mary, and the worldwide origins of our visitors, it can be found here.

Dowager Duchess of Devonshire

The Priory community was saddened to learn today of the death of Deborah, the Dowager Duchess of Devonshire, at the age of 94. Her son, the Duke of Devonshire, and Patron of Bolton Priory, announced the death in a statement from Chatsworth House. We extend our heartfelt sympathies to the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire, and to […]

New Mission Statement

The PCC has adopted a new Mission statement for the Priory: “A community seeking to live well with God, gathered around Jesus Christ in prayer and fellowship, and committed to welcome, worship and witness.” Please pray for us as we seek to fulfil our mission.