St Mary’s Update – 18th June 2018

St Mary’s Update – 18th June 2018

St Mary’s Church update for 18th June provides listings of services and other events and news.  This update includes Praise on 4 Café, results of Christian Aid collection, calls for help and a course in Christian Studies.

Praise on 4 Café  Church

Join us for coffee & croissants, music, informal worship and discussion on 24th June at 9:30 am. This month’s theme is ’Good News?’

Everyone Welcome!

 

Christian Aid — Thank You!

A huge thank you to everyone who helped with the door to door collection or who donated money. We raised £1800!

MMU Licensing Service

Taking place at St Michael’s, Myland, this is a special service when all the ordained ministers from each of the churches in our MMU (mission and ministry units) are being licensed to work across the MMU. The service is being led by Bishop Roger and Archdeacon Annette.  It starts at 6 pm on 8th July.

Help Needed

Open Gardens

The church will once again be a pit stop for refreshments and programmes for the Open Gardens event on 1st July.  Helpers are needed to service refreshments from 11 am—5.30 pm on the day or to make cakes.

If you can help, please contact Nicole Long on 01206 240443 or [antibot mailto=”[email protected]”].

Village Fete

The church will once again be running a stall at the Village Fete on September 1st. If you are available to help on the day, please contact Liz Dixon 243683 or [antibot mailto=”[email protected]”].

Course in Christian Studies

The Course in Christian Studies is an opportunity to explore the Christian faith with others. It is run over 2 years and is based on weekly meetings in local groups. You can go along to some taster sessions:

  • Weds 18 July—10 am at the Diocesan Office in Chelmsford (53 New Street), or
  • 7.30 pm at St John’s Church, Ipswich Road.

For more info contact Diane Hardy: [antibot mailto=”[email protected]”] or 01245 294449.

Services & Other Dates

All events are at St Mary’s unless stated otherwise.  Kids’ Church is our new form of Sunday school for children.  Services at St Mary’s unless stated otherwise.

Sunday 24 June 8.00 am Communion at All Saints, Great Horkesley
9.30 am Praise on 4 Café Church
Communion at St Mary’s, Langham
11.15 am Service 4 All  at All Saints, Great Horkesley
Sunday 1 July 9.30 am Communion
Communion at St Mary’s, Langham
11.15 am Morning Praise at St John’s, Great Horkesley
Sunday 8 July 9.30 am Messy Church
Communion at St Peter’s, Boxted
11.15 am Communion at All Saints, Great Horkesley
6.30 pm Evening Prayer
Sunday 15 July 8.00 am BCP Communion at St Mary’s, Langham
9.30 am Family Service at St Mary’s, Langham
11.15 am Morning Praise at St John’s, Great Horkesley
Sunday 29 July 10.00 am 3 Parishes Joint Service at St Mary’s, West Bergholt
led by the Bishop of Chelmsford, the Rt. Rev. Stephen Cottrell
Saturday 1 September 12.00 pm –
4.00 pm
Village Fete – St Mary’s will be running a stall there
Sunday 23 September 9.30 am Harvest Festival
Saturday 29 September Afternoon tea – tickets on sale soon.