The Rev John Chandler retired from
the Benefice during mid October.
John has been the Priest in Charge of St Johns, Mount Bures, Wormingford
and Little Horkesley Churches for the past five years.
Johns enthusiasm for the Church and the local community will be
One of his greatest achievements was to provide the Church with
its own Toilet facilities
and kitchen. His enthusiasm never waned, despite the amount of organisations
that had to be consulted in order for this work to be approved.
He then instigated a new plaque to be placed near the Alter in memory
of Arthur Brown, who died aged
21 during WW2.
Sadly, John missed the Blessing of the plaque by just one week after
his retirement which sees visitors coming from Devon and Kent for
Finally we mustn`t forget the Annual Flower Festival, which sees
John actively speaking with the visitors on
both Saturday and Sundays.