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In addition to the items highlighted below, check on our Calendar via the link on the left.


Wednesday, 3 July
            'Prayer, does it make any difference?'

Prayer - does it make any difference?St Mary's Prayer Course
'Prayer, does it make any difference?'
continues at 7.30pm in the church.

The session on Monday, 8 July
at 2pm in Rooms 3&4 repeats this evening's content.

Everyone is welcome, no need to book, just come along.

For more information, contact Heather Ursell on 672973.


Thursday, 4 July - Summer Concerts continue at 1:15pm

Music at St Mary'sEvery summer, for twenty-four years so far, there has been a series of Thursday lunch-time concerts at St Mary’s. The performing musicians are of a very high calibre, and attract audiences from many miles around. The experience is enhanced by the beauty and atmosphere of the church building.

This week: Piano - James Kirby

The programme for this year's concerts, which started on 6 June,
is now available from the church Reception Desk.

Light lunches (from Lilley's Bakery) are available in the Church Hall from 12:30pm to 1pm.


Thursday, 4 July - Knit & Natter

Knit  NatterDo you enjoy Knitting, Crochet or Stitching? Come along to the Knit and Natter group which meets in the Church Lounge every Thursday afternoon from 2 until 4pm.

All abilities welcomed - and help is at hand if needed.

We are a cheerful group who enjoy craft, a chat and a cuppa!

Contact Margaret (07790 520 721) or just come along!


Friday, 5 July - Church Lounge Coffee Morning

Coffee Morning in the LoungeFrom 10am until 12 noon in St Mary's Church Lounge (off Old Road).

For other similar activities, the 2019 WoW programme will be available at church information areas, and online here!

Everyone's welcome!


Saturday, 6 July - FM & Community Prayer Breakfast

Frinton Mission 2019FM Marquee construction
and de-construction Rota


This rota is now in Reception and at the back of the church. Please sign up now - it's never too soon. Please also encourage any younger people you know to sign up.

There are lighter jobs too, as the day goes on.
Breakfast and lunch provided!

Frinton Mission 2019
27 July - 4 August

Why not start your involvement by joining this Prayer Breakfast,
from 8:30am until 10:00am in Rooms 3/4?
We meet on the first Saturday of each month.

For more information, speak to Cate Wilby, Dominic Gardner or Heather Ursell.


Saturday, 6 July - Strawberry Cream Tea

St Mary's Cream TeaOur annual cream tea is from
3.00 until 4.30pm
in the Church Gardens, Fourth Avenue.

Tickets at £5.00 are available
from Reception on weekday mornings.

Admission is by ticket only,
so book early to avoid disappointment!


Sunday, 7 July - Sunday Services at St Mary's
St Mary's Parish Church


Services of Worship follow the normal pattern here at St Mary's today.

For details of other services during the month, please click on this link.




Thursday, 11 July - Knit & Natter

Knit  NatterDo you enjoy Knitting, Crochet or Stitching? Come along to the Knit and Natter group which meets in the Church Lounge every Thursday afternoon from 2 until 4pm.

All abilities welcomed - and help is at hand if needed.

We are a cheerful group who enjoy craft, a chat and a cuppa!

Contact Margaret (07790 520 721) or just come along!


Friday, 12 July - Church Lounge Coffee Morning

Coffee MorningFrom 10am until 12 noon in St Mary's Church Lounge (off Old Road).

For other similar activities, the 2019 WoW programme will be available at church information areas, and online here!

Everyone's welcome!


Saturday, 13 July - YWAM Prayer Meeting

Nathan Nov17

Frinton Churches have four young people volunteering with YWAM in Australia, New Zealand and Hawaii … and they will all be back in Frinton for a holiday this Summer!

Please come and catch up with them when they join us for the regular YWAM prayer meetings in St Mary’s Lounge at 9:30am.

Jessica Bryant (and possibly Sophie Hawes) will be here on 13 July and Nathan Edgell and Mollie on 3 August.
Any queries, ring Tricia on 07768 703728.

YWAM's motto is Know God, make Him known. Nathan and the others have been involved in many different projects to engage with that aim.

We normally meet from 9.30am until 11am in the Lounge on the 2nd Saturday of each month and start the meeting with tea and cake!


Monday, 15 July - St Mary's Monthly Prayer Meeting

PrayerWe meet on the third Monday of each month at
7:30pm in Rooms 3/4.

We meet to pray for God's blessing on St Mary's church family and ministry, as well as current topical issues,
both national and international.

Click here for further details of St Mary's Prayer Ministry.

We would be pleased to have you join us.


Monday, 9 September - Start!

Start!… is a six-session basic introduction to the Christian faith.

IDownload the flyer!f you’ve got questions about life and the Christian faith and are looking for answers, then why not come along to Start!

Each session involves watching a couple of short DVD programmes, followed by time to talk, listen and ask questions. Sessions last roughly 90 minutes and will be relaxed, down-to-earth and honest.

Mondays: 9 September - 14 October, commencing at 7pm in the Church Centre.

Please contact Peter for more information on 07943 382067.


Tuesday, 3 September - Afternoon Fellowship starts again!

Afternoon Fellowship
St Mary's Afternoon Fellowship
meetings re-commence today.

Lesley Holland and Jenny Rose lead the meetings.


We extend a very warm welcome to everyone to come and
join us at 2:30pm in Rooms 3&4.