What’s On

We welcome you to our (Covid-adapted, pre-registered and socially distanced) in-church services. And we have YouTube Sunday worship and lots of Zoom groups for prayer and friendship.

Services, Prayer & Reflection this week

Wednesday, June 9

9.30-10.30am – Toddler Praise

We would love you to join us for some play, a story and a song on the grassy area in the churchyard. (Just up from the Barden Road gate, and down from the St Mary’s Lane gate.)

(More about this Toddler Praise session

Saturday, July 24

From 4.30pm – Campout at Speldhurst School

Join us for an overnight campout at Speldhurst School. Campers can arrive from 4.30pm and fish and chips will be available from the Moby Dick van.

For more information and to book in for the overnight camping, please contact Julie Pinnell.

Sunday, July 25

No reservations needed

9.30am –  Breakfast for all at Speldhurst School 

10.30am – Worship for all at Speldhurst School
(indoors or outdoors depending on the weather)

 

Every weekday

8.30am – One of our homegroups runs morning Zoom prayers for 15-20 minutes.
All are very welcome. Contact Sean Fishpool for details

Upcoming highlights

A Consultation – St Mary’s Looking Forward: Wednesday, May 5, 8pm

This is a Zoom meeting for all our church members, so please come and make your voice heard. We’ll focus on what we’ve learnt about ‘doing church’ over the past year, and what that might mean for the way ahead.  

You’re then welcome to stay for our Annual Meeting of Worshippers, which will follow afterwards.

(The Zoom link will be emailed to newsletter recipients; ask to be added to the list

This week’s newsletter

Groups

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Services on Zoom

Children’s and parents’ groups

Our pre-school parents are mainly supporting each other by Whatsapp at the moment – do contact us to be included. We are running a monthly outdoor under-5s Praise & Play session.

Youth groups

Hallelujah! Some of our groups for 9s to 11s and 11s to 16s are now starting to meet in in person. Your young people are very welcome

Homegroups

All of our homegroups are still meeting for friendship, prayer and study, via Zoom or in gardens on different days of the week. They are the lifeblood of our church and we would love to involve you.

Social

St Mary’s members normally meet for loads of social things – from walking to craft – but unsurprisingly we can’t do much of that at the moment. 

We do meet for Zoom coffee after online church though, and you are warmly invited – details are in the church newsletter and on the online service video.