Over our Harvest weekend, we had a baker, a fisherman, a farmer, a shepherd, a shop-worker, a gardener in our churchyard – figures made by parishioners; all part of our food-supply-chain.
Each figure had a brief notice with a bit more local detail and a prayer…
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You will also find details about an early vicar of Belmont, William Salt, who introduced the Harvest Festival to the village in the nineteenth century.
In the porch was a figure of a choir-member and from inside the church came the sound of harvest hymns. Even if we could not gather in the church as we would like, we could still celebrate Harvest, and share with the wider parish.