Aelred, abbot, 1167; Benedict Biscop, scholar, 689
Global: Ajayi Crowther - (Ibadan, Nigeria) The Rt Revd Olugbenga Oduntan
Local: Burton S.Aidan and S.Paul; and Burton upon Trent S. Modwen in the Tutbury Deanery
• Vicar – The Revd Dr Stanley Monkhouse.
• St Modwen, Burton upon Trent - thank God for a beautiful building, and a committed church community that does its best to minister to the town through music, through being open, through its care for the poor and lonely that call in. Thank God too for Holy Trinity C of E School.
o PW – Peter Redfern; CW – Geoff Brown; Reader and training for Ordained Ministry – Robin Trotter.
• St Paul, Burton upon Trent - thank God for a beautiful building, and for lovely people who do their best in difficult circumstances to provide beauty of liturgy, service to community, sacred space for all, night shelter for the homeless and service to local care homes. Thank God for the YMCA.
o CW’s – John Woolley and Sue Ganley.
• St Aidan, Burton upon Trent - thank God for a small band of committed people who work hard to keep the church going and who serve the community through social events. Thank God for Shobnall School.
o CW’s – Helen Stanley and Lynda Cooper.
(The Revd Dr Stanley Monkhouse)