Team Whitchurch takes on the 2021 Ride and Stride Challenge

An Ode to Ride and Stride 2021, Whitchurch Canonicorum We rode, we strode, we “tractored” and ran! The weather was ‘Fair’ and we took to the land. Thirteen striders strong and one runner to boot, set off from St Candida on a ten mile set route. Four cyclists met at St Giles, contemplating the thirty-four miles Late joined by …

Open Allotments – Thank You!

On behalf of the Church PCC and Co-Ord Group we would like to send an enormous thank you for all your help and effort to get our first event off the ground. It was amazing to see so many people in and around the Church on Saturday afternoon in a relaxed atmosphere.  There are too many people …

Eucharist, Sunday 25th October 11 am

We are delighted to announce that St Candida and Holy Cross Church will be celebrating it’s first Eucharist since the COVID19 pandemic crisis restrictions came into force in March 2020. Rev Anne Howson will be presiding. We hope you will join us on Sunday, 25th October 2020 at 11 am. Time changes back to GMT …

Ride and Stride and RUN 2020

A Runner’s Perspective by Andrew Christopher Preliminary As of January 2020 I decided to take on the New Year’s resolution of getting fit and healthy. Having just graduated from university my lifestyle was very much eating junk food and drinking more than one should. At the beginning of the regime I weighed 13 stone 11 …

Concerts at St Candida and Holy Cross

From the Purcellian Concerts to the annual Alice Dilke Memorial Concert, Choral Evensong to Carols by Candlelight, for many years the church has been known for providing an excellent venue for enjoying classic and sacred music. We look forward to the return of concerts to the church when the restrictions to prevent spreading COVID-19 are …

Church to reopen as COVID19 recedes

After more than four months of closure, St Candida and Holy Cross Church will reopen its doors for Private Prayer on Fridays, beginning on the 25th June 2020. Visitor numbers are restricted to four at a time and hand sanitiser will be provided for use upon entering and exiting the church. Church users are asked …