What’s On

We welcome you to St Mary’s. Do email us if you have any queries or would like to be put on the church newsletter list for more details about what’s on.

Services, Prayer & Reflection in August

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

Sunday, August 7

Summer services series:

10am –
‘Growing together’, in Speldhurst School Hall

A cafe style act of worship at 10am in Speldhurst School Hall, including communion and music with friends and family. Find out more about members of our congregation through directed conversations and activities. Join us for coffee and cake afterwards.

10am – Online worship (on YouTube)

Sunday, July 10

8am – Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer)

10am – Online worship (on YouTube)

10am – Morning worship

Sunday, August 14

Summer services series:

9.45am – ‘Growing with Jesus’ breakfast and walks, starting from St Mary’s

Meet at the church at 9.45 am for a light bite before heading out on a walk, learning about the stories Jesus told along the way. There will be 2 walks leaving the church at 10am – one around the village and one through the woods – to suit all ages and abilities.

Sunday, August 21

Summer services series: 

10am – ‘Growing in love’ – communion service at St Mary’s

This week we will be back in St Mary’s at 10am for a communion service with a difference, exploring how we can share God’s love with our friends and fellow villagers, followed by coffee and biscuits and a chance to catch up with each other.

10am – Online worship (on YouTube)

Sunday, August 28

Summer service series:

9.45am – ‘Growing our community’ – group activities at the recreation ground

Come and join us at the recreation ground, unless it rains when we will move to the School Hall. We will be serving a continental breakfast at 9.45 am, followed by a time of group games and sport as we think about what it means to grow our community together. Please invite family and friends. We look forward to seeing you there.

 

Every weekday

8.30am – One of our homegroups runs morning Zoom prayers for 10-15 minutes.
All are very welcome. Contact Sean Fishpool for details

Upcoming highlights

Messy Camp –  September 3-4

St Mary’s weekend of games, food, scripture and craft – with optional camping!  Based at Speldhurst school. Download the booking form and give it to Kelly Gurr, or email Kelly with details or questions. Payment on the day by cash or QR code

This week’s newsletter

Groups

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Services on Zoom

Children’s and parents’ groups

Our pre-school parents have supported each other by Whatsapp through lockdown, and we are now back into a real-life routine – do contact us to be included. We have also been running a monthly outdoor under-5s Praise & Play session.

Youth groups

Hallelujah! We have wonderful groups for 9s to 11s and 11s to 16s. Your young people are very welcome

Homegroups

All of our homegroups are meeting for friendship, prayer and study, 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 meet for loads of social things – from walking to craft, and you’re very warmly invited.