St Mary’s Update – 10th May

St Mary’s Update – 10th May

The following dates listing services and events up to the end of June, have been advised to us by St Mary’s, note italicised services are not in the village.  Don’t forget – the collection on a Sunday morning is now being taken during the service just before communion.

  • Sunday 15th May
    • 8am BCP Communion, St Mary’s, Langham
    • 9.30am Family Service, St Mary’s, Langham;
    • 11.15am Pentecost Communion Service and baptism of Tilly & Rhys
    • 11.15am Pentecost Praise, St John’s, Gt Horkesley,
    • 6pm Evensong, St Peter’s, Boxted
  • Christian-AidSunday 15th – Saturday 21st May
    • Christian Aid Week 15 – 21 May
      Thank you very much to everyone who kindly agreed to deliver and collect envelopes during Christian Aid week. Your collection packs are now ready at the back of the church. Please could you return your completed collections to either the Church Office between 9am-1pm Mon, Tues, Thurs & Fri or to the Rectory outside office hours (but please ring first to check if Mandy or Paul are at home – tel 01206 240906).
  • Thursday 19th May
    • 9am Open house, 10am Rachel’s Home Group, 2.30pm 5 Ts,
Romano Christian Church Southway
  • Saturday 21st May
    • 9am Ecumenical Communion Service at the Romano-Christian Church, Southway, Colchester, followed by refreshments in Maldon Road Chapel
  • Sunday 22nd May
    • 8am Communion (said), All Saints’, GH
    • 9.30am Morning Worship
    • 9.30am Communion, St Peter’s, Boxted
  • Tuesday 24th May
    • 8pm Home Group at Richard & Dorothy’s
  • Thursday 26th May
    • 9am Open house,
    • 2.30pm 5Ts
  • Sunday 29th May
    • 9.30am Joint 3 Parishes service at St Mary’s, West Bergholt – led by the Dean of Chelmsford Cathedral
  • Saturday 11th & Sunday 12th June
    • St Peter's BoxstedBoxted Flower Festival – A celebration of the life, loves and duties of Queen Elizabeth
      The village community of Boxted, in the Stour Valley, is coming together to celebrate the Life, Loves and Duties of H.M. Queen Elizabeth on Saturday, 11th June and Sunday 12th June 2016 at St Peter’s Church.
      11am – 5pm both days – admission & parking free!
      This beautiful building will be the setting for more than 25 exhibits (using garden flowers and supporting artefacts and memorabilia) featuring subjects including horse racing, corgis, hats, Scottish country dancing, swan upping, the Maundy Thursday service and the Elizabeth Line. There will also be a not-to-be-missed plant stall for both serious and aspiring gardeners with good-sized plants at bargain prices.
      Light refreshments will be available at the church on Saturday and on Sunday, garden party teas will be served at  the Old Vicarage (opposite the church) and there will be live music.
      For more information please contact Annette Whybrow  01206 272773 or email [antibot [email protected]]
  • Open GardensSunday 12th June
    • West Bergholt Open Gardens
      Don’t forget to let Nicole know if you can help serve refreshments on the day or provide cakes: email [antibot mailto=”[email protected]”] or phone-240443
  • Monday 20th June
    • Baptism training day
      Mandy is hoping to draw together a team of people who would be able to help her with visits to prepare families for baptism.  There is a training session on the above date for anyone who might be interested in doing this. Please let Mandy know if you would like to attend.
  • Saturday 25th June
    • Senior Citizen’s Lunch

Sunday Bible Readings