St Mary’s Update – 21st August 2018

St Mary’s Update – 21st August 2018

St Mary’s Church update for 21st August provides listings of services and other events and news.  This update includes Village Fete, Café Church, Harvest Festival, Home Groups & Ignite.

Praise on 4 Café Church

Join us for coffee & croissants, music, informal worship and discussion at 9:30 am on 26th August. This month’s theme is ‘What is the Church?’

Everyone Welcome!

Village Fete

Come and visit our stall at the Village Fete on 1st September!

There will be games and biscuit decorating for the young at heart, plus recycling items will be available, together with leaflets and information about forthcoming events.

Harvest Festival

Harvest FestivalDecorating the church

We will be decorating the church for harvest on Sat 22 Sept from 9.45am. Last year many church and village organisations were happy to decorate one of the smaller windows. It would be lovely if we could repeat that experience.

Please let Fiona Stewart know if you would like to adopt a window to decorate!

Harvest Supper

Taking place on Saturday 22 September at 6pm, tickets are now on sale! Buffet supper and family-friendly entertainment!

Tickets are £7.50 adults & £2.50 children and are available from the church office or from Ronnie Seymour [antibot mailto=”[email protected]”].

Harvest Festival Service

Come and celebrate God’s goodness to us at our special family-friendly Harvest Service on Sunday 23rd September at 9.30 am. Donations of tinned and packets food welcomed to give to the Open Door project in Colchester town centre.

Home Group MugHome Groups – Autumn Term

Our Tuesday evening home group will be meeting again after the summer break at 8pm on the following dates:

  • 21st September,
  • 9th October,
  • 23rd October,
  • 6th  November,
  • 20th November.

Please contact Michael Foster for more details on 01206 241022.

Ignite Youth Service

Taking place on Friday 5th October at 7.45 pm, Ignite is a lively, informal service put together by our Wired youth group and the youth group from Langham & Boxted churches. All welcome!

Services & Other Dates

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

Sunday 26 August 8.00 am Communion at All Saints, Great Horkesley
9.30 am Praise on 4 Café Church
Communion at St Peter’s, Boxted
11.15 am Service 4 All at All Saints’, Great Horkesley
Sunday 2 September 9.30 am Communion
Communion at St Peter’s, Boxted
10.00 am Morning Worship at St John’s,  Great Horkesley
Sunday 9 September 9.30 am Messy Church
Communion at St Mary’s, Langham;
11.15 am Communion at All Saints, Great Horkesley
6.30 pm Evening Prayer
Saturday 15 September 6.30 pm Beer & Hymns at St Peter’s, Boxted
Sunday 16 September 8.00 am BCP Communion at St Mary’s, Langham
9.30am Harvest Festival Family Service at St Peter’s, Boxted
10.00 am Morning Worship at St John’s, Great Horkesley
11.15 am Communion
Friday 21 September 7.45 pm Wired Youth Club – first meeting of Autumn Term
Sunday 23 September 9.30 am Harvest Festival Service
Sunday 30 September 9.30am 3 Parishes Joint Service at St Peter’s, Boxted