Category Archives: Charity Fundraising

Pop Up Classics: Sunday 23rd May, 2.00pm

We are delighted that our friends from Symphonia Academica will be joining us once again to perform a live concert at St Mary’s (inside the church) on Sunday 23rd May at 2.00pm.

Boccherini Oboe Quintet in G, op55 no1

Dvořák String Quartet in F “American” op96

Bax Oboe Quintet

  • Rebecca Wood oboe
  • Peter Bussereau & Marcus Broome violins
  • Ania Ullman viola
  • Ben Rogerson cello

The concert will last approximately 1 hour (without interval).

There will be a retiring collection – all proceeds after costs will go to our own Charity of the Year, Pumps for Mpwapwa and the Luton Foodbank.

Please wear a face mask and observe social distancing at all times. Entrance with reserved spaces only.

To book your place, please contact bussereau@icloud.com or telephone 01582 882 159.

Lockdown live: recording now available

If you missed our wonderful Lockdown Live Variety Concert last weekend, you can now watch a recording of the concert on YouTube. Watch the concert here or donate to our retiring collection here.

If you missed the link, here’s how you can contribute to the retiring collection in aid of our Charity of the Year, Pumps for Mpwapwa :


You are warmly invited to join us for a live variety concert on Zoom on Saturday 20th March 2021 at 7.30pm.

This lighthearted concert will feature many well-known local acts including Clive & Claire Hayward, Rod & Louise McPhee, Cress & Murray Rayner, Dom & Simon Pusey, Alexandra Yew, Bertie & David Beaman and more!

The performers will join us live from their homes, and the concert will be compèred by the Vicar, Revd Will Gibbs.

To join the audience, simply fill in your details below and you will be e-mailed a Zoom link the day before the concert. If you haven’t used Zoom before don’t worry – there will be full instructions on how to do this in the e-mail. You can join from a computer, laptop, tablet or mobile phone.

There is no charge to join the audience, however there will be an online retiring collection, in aid of our 2021 Charity of the Year, Pumps for Mpwapwa supporting a project to build a solar-powered water pump in a village in Tanzania.

Please do join us for what promises to be a really fun and entertaining evening for a very deserving cause.

If you have any queries re the concert, how to sign up or how to log on, please get in touch.


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‘A MINISTER’S MUSINGS’: A book by the Vicar

A MINISTER’S MUSINGS – Thoughts and Reflections from Lockdown is a short book Will has published, bringing together his weekly ‘Thoughts for the Week’ broadcast as part of the Redbourn Community Call that has been going on through much of the year.

Copies are £10.00 and are on sale now in church, with all the proceeds for the CFC, as we raise money for our ‘Pumps for Mpwapwa’ Appeal.

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Order a book Online

It is now possible to order a copy of the book online, to be posted to you.

To do this, please make an online payment first, and then complete the order form below.

Step 1: Make an Online Payment

Please make a donation of a minimum of £10 (there is no extra charge for postage and packing). Click here to go to the online donation page.

Step 2: Complete the Order Form below

Please make sure you complete this form too – so we know where to post your book to.