As part of the Church of England’s plan to be carbon neutral by 2030 the lighting in the church has been converted to LED. It is expected that this will lead to considerable savings in electricity and expense.
The mystery of the black box solved. This cast iron box, found in Hoare’s garage, when it closed has since been sat in the church for the last decade or more and used as a step into the Parvis Room because its key had broken off in the lock. However last week church warden Kit
St Michael’s opens its doors to Mere’s Roman Catholics St Michael’s is pleased to welcome Mere’s Roman Catholics into their church for mass every month now that the Catholic Church in Petridge Lane has closed. Thirty people attended a celebration first mass led by Father Francis last month.
Friends of St Michael awarded a £247,843 grant by National Lottery Heritage Fund In August 2023, The Friends of St Michael’s Church received a National Lottery Heritage Fund grant of £247,843 for an exciting heritage project named The Tower Stories. Made possible by money raised by National Lottery players, the project focuses on restoring the
Reorganisation of our Benefice The Diocese of Salisbury have proposed a change to the organisation of the local benefice including Mere. The proposal is for the parish of Maiden Bradley to be joined with the Benefice of Upper Stour, and for our Benefice to be Mere with West Knoyle. If local residents have any objections
Tribute to Her Majesty The Queen A Tribute from Lieutenant General David Leakey, 18 September 2022 When Her Majesty was born in 1926, she was not expected to be Queen. But at just nine years old her destiny changed as she became heir to the throne, and her life of dedicated public service began. Yet