Parish of Great Missenden with Ballinger and Little Hampden

Verse of the Week

" Let mutual love continue. Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for by doing that some have entertained angels without knowing it.

( Hebrews 13:1 )

Service times

4th September Trinity 15

St Peter & St Paul

8am Holy Communion

10am Family Communion with Baptism

6pm Evensong

(Details of the Music)

St Mary's Ballinger

9:30am Holy Communion

Followed by refreshments

Little Hampden

No service


Upcoming Events in the Church & Parish

Today's date is Thursday, 1 September 2016

All events take place in the Parish Church unless otherwise stated.

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(Details of recent events that you may have missed can be found Here)


4 Sep

  • Cream Teas

    No music this week - this is a change from the original intention - sorry

    3.00pmSt Peter & St Paul, Gt MissendenEmail
    01494 862 352
  • Sunday
    11 Sep

  • Cream Teas

    With music this week from the Classical Guitarists
    3 to 5pm

    3.00pmSt Peter & St Paul, Gt MissendenEmail
    01494 862 352
  • Tuesday
    13 Sep

  • Roald Dahl Centenary Celebration Service

    A celebration of Roald Dahl's life and work, on what would have been his 100th birthday. Roald Dahl lived and wrote in Great Missenden for 36 years, and is buried in the churchyard here.
    All welcome
    More details

    2.00pmSt Peter & St Paul, Great Missenden
  • Saturday
    17 Sep

  • Organ Centenary Recital: Dr Philip Moore

    Celebratory organ recital for our JJ Binns 100th Anniversary, given by Dr Philip Moore, former Organist and Master of the Music at York Minster, composer, and current President of the Royal College of Organists. Tickets £10 from the Parish Office.
    Click for full details and booking form

    7.30pmGreat Missenden Parish Church HP16 0BAParish Office
    01494 862352
  • Sunday
    25 Sep

  • Cream Teas

    With music this week from 'Allsorts'
    Allsorts is the collaboration of the Fernie Fields Four Saxophone Quartet and the Allsorts Clarinet Ensemble.
    The original group was formed in the year 2000 and over the years has played at many different venues, including Probus Club, Marlow u3a, Bucks Blind and Valley Friends Day centres. The variety of music is vast, ranging from Vaudeville, Abba, Ragtime and Swing.
    The Allsorts ladies are looking forwarding to entertaining you with the clarinet group today at what has become a regular event in their calendars.

    3 to 5pm

    3.00pmSt Peter & St Paul, Gt MissendenEmail
    01494 862 352

    1 Oct

  • Talents and Hobbies & Family Fun Day

    An exciting, fun day for all the family with 30+ stalls including the Roald Dahl Museum & Story Centre, 'Malt the Brewery', Road Farm & a 7' model railway.
    Also, demonstrations of chocolate making, flower-arranging, bell-ringing, music & song and other attractions.

    10am to 4pm
    Entrance - Adults £4, Children £1
    Do come and join in the fun!
    Contributions for the Tombola, Lucky Dip, cakes for the Cake Stall and as refreshments in the Café and Second-hand Jewellery will be greatly appreciated and welcomed! Please contact Vivienne Davis (891312) or Jennifer Moss (868667)

    10.00amGreat Missenden Parish ChurchVivienne Davis
    01494 891312
  • Saturday
    8 Oct

  • The Gathering Singers: A Day is Coming

    An evening with The Gathering Singers.

    A varied choral and instrumental concert featuring the premiere of 'A Day is Coming' - a song cycle on the theme of heaven written by choir director, Philippa Wallin, with guests including The Misbourne Harmony Choir.

    Tickets adults £9, 16s and under £2 available from Samways Great Missenden, Costcutter Prestwood and wegottickets.com

    7.00pmGreat Missenden Parish Church HP16 0BAPhilippa Wallin
    01494 866439
  • Saturday
    12 Nov

  • The Home Front in Buckinghamshire 1914-1918

    Film with music and afternoon tea - the film includes a Great Missenden soldier, researched by Jill Robertson for her WW1 Exhibition

    2.30pmThe Oldham Hall
  • Saturday
    19 Nov

  • Sound & Light Show

    To celebrate our Organ centenary - a sound and light projection of our church and village history: with Guest Organist Michael Bacon (St Charles the Martyr Royal Tunbridge Wells)
    Tickets £10 from the Parish Office

    7.30pmGreat Missenden Parish Church HP16 0BAParish Office
    01494 862352
  • Saturday
    26 Nov

  • Come and Sing Day with Bob Chilcott

    A day's singing with one of the world's most inspirational choral composers and conductors. Bob Chilcott introduces his 2015 Gloria and the new work, commisioned by Age UK, 'The Voyage'
    Click for full details and booking form
    Tickets £20, £15 for members of affiliated organisations or £8 for under-18s

    10.00amSt Peter and St Paul Church, Great MissendenParish Office
    Regular Events
    Choir Practices
    Thursdays 7:30pm
    Sundays 9:15am
    Cream Teas
    Cream Teas return on the 1st May and then are every Sunday through Summer
    Monday evenings, from 6:15 to 7:45
    Lucy Wilson
    Mon morning
    Tricia Neale

    For more local events see:

    "The source"

    Roald Dahl Museum

    The Chiltern Society

    GM Choral Society

    Missenden Abbey Courses