Welcome to the parishes of Eye, Newborough and Thorney

Our parish churches seek to serve our communities as places of prayer, joyous worship, friendship and fun.    We hope our website will help you find out all about us, if you do need more information please do contact us.

Music list November 2018

MUSIC LIST – NOVEMBER 2018 Sunday, 4th November – All Saints AMNS       305       For all the saints AMNS        66       Glory be to Jesus AMNS      508       Rejoice in God’s saints AMNS      363       Glory to thee, O God During communion:  NEH 434  An upper room did our Lord prepare   6.30pm All Souls’ service AMNS        8        Hail, gladdening light (CHOIR) AMNS      99        O God our help in ages past AMNS    157        Breathe on me, breath of God Anthem                  Irish Blessing (Bob Chilcott) Anthem                 God be in my head (Mold) AMNS       15        Saviour, again to thy dear name we raise AMNS      13        Abide with me   Sunday, 11th November – Remembrance Sunday Introit                     Pie Jesu  (Lloyd Webber) AMNS      192       Praise my soul, the…

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Eye Community Runners decorating the St Matthew’s Christmas Tree

Many thanks to Eye Community Runners who donated the Christmas Tree outside St Matthew’s Church this year to also particularly to the Junior Runners who decorated it!

Our Advent and Christmas Services across the parishes

As we enter this advent season, we have lots going on across our parishes, we’re providing a quick list below of everything going on and you can get more details from our Website Calendar or watch out for our upcoming events on our FaceBook page. St Bartholomew’s Church, Newborough Sunday 10 December Nativity Service at Moor Farm, Newborough Refreshments and costumes from 3pm, service, 4pm 16 and 17 December Christmas Tree Festival, 10.30am – 3pm Sunday 17 December Nine Lessons and Carols, service, 3pm Christmas Eve First Communion of Christmas, 11.30pm St Matthew’s Church, Eye 2 and 3 December Advent Wreath Festival, 10am-4pm Saturday and 11am-4pm Sunday Sunday 17 December Christmas Play, 10am Christmas Eve Christmas Carol Service, 6pm Christmas Day Holy Communion, 8am Family Communion, 10am Thorney Abbey Friday…

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Advent Wreath Festival – Exhibitors Wanted!

In an effort to try something new this year, the social committee at St.Matthew’s Church in Eye is holding an Advent Wreath Festival (with a difference). The Mayor of Peterborough, John Fox, is formally opening the event. As this is its first year, the church is hoping that it can establish a successful annual event, which will be visited by many people from far and wide and not just those living locally. St. Mary Magdelene in Lincoln has an average of 7,000 visitors to its wreath festival each year (which is great a promotion opportunity for any contributors) and while we do not expect to gather such a wide audience, we will try to draw in as many as possible. To start things off we will be hosting an open…

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Eye Fireworks Event

St Matthew’s Church and Eye School Association present the 2nd Eye Fireworks Event. Join us for our 2nd fireworks event! After a successful event last year we’re aiming for more of the same (and possibly a little bigger and better!). Gates open at 17:45, Fireworks at 18:45 on Friday 3rd November 2017. Glow toys. BBQ, drinks and sweets available. (Weather Permitting!) Entrance is by free ticket booked in advance, we are asking for a suggested donation of £10 per family on the night to raise funds for the church and school. Please book tickets for as many people as you have in your family! Tickets available here.

Heritage Open Weekend, St Matthew’s Church, Eye

Whether you have lived in Eye for a few days, are just visiting, or have been here all your life, you are invited to Heritage Open Weekend in St Matthew’s Church, Eye. Friday 8th September 2017 at 7.30pm Talk about Photographs of old Eye, by David Fovargue. £3 entry, including refreshments. Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th September 2017 Church open and displays on show. Free. Open 10am – 4pm Saturday, 11am – 3.30pm Sunday. Includes stories of World War I soldiers, industry and commerce in Eye, school life, Eye church’s history and a timeline you can add to. Refreshments on sale. Sunday 10th September 2017 at 3.30pm Service of prayers and dedication of timeline. All welcome. Details and updates will be on our FaceBook event.