What's coming up at St Mary's?



Afternoon FellowshipTuesday Afternoon Fellowship ...

… meets once again at 2.30pm
on the 7 December in Rooms 3&4.

We meet each week for an informal time with singing, prayer and a thought from the Bible, followed by refreshments.

Join us if you can,
you would be most welcome.


Contact: Lesley Holland



Wednesday Group

New Members sought for the Wednesday Group!

If you live alone and would enjoy a cup of tea or coffee on a Wednesday morning, then please call in and see us. Chocolate biscuits make a frequent appearance!

We can usually be found in Rooms 3&4 between 10.30am and 12 noon ...

... but on the fourth Wednesday each month
we meet at 12 noon and enjoy having lunch together.

If you feel you might like to join us, please do,
we look forward to welcoming YOU!

Please contact Judy through the Church Office, if you would like more details.


Coffee in the Lounge

Friday Coffee Morning (10 Dec.)

St Mary's Church Lounge (off Old Road) is open each week with a warm welcome for everyone,
Fridays, from 10am until 12 noon.

Do drop in for a coffee or tea and a chat!



Christingle for Children & Adults 

Christingle
Everyone is welcome to this special annual service,
this year at 4pm on Sunday, 12 December.

Christingles will have been prepared for everyone,
ready to be lit and carefully held
as we sing ‘Away in a Manger’ altogether,
in a huge circle in the church.



Christmas 2021


Confirmation

Confirmation

Please pray for the six members of our church who will be confirmed in their faith, hopefully on
Sunday, 30 January
at St Michael’s Church, Dovercourt

~ Dan ~ Diane ~ Garry ~ Justin ~ Karen ~ Sheila ~ 

Almighty God, by whose grace alone we are accepted and called to your service:
strengthen us by your Holy Spirit
and make us worthy of our calling;
through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord,
who is alive and reigns with you,
in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God,
now and for ever, Amen

Everyone is welcome to join them for the confirmation service at 5pm.



Becoming a Contagious Christian

Focus on the story of the court-room judge, on telling your own story,
on the bridge diagram, and praying the prayer of faith.

Join the Rector - after morning church - for four, short Sunday sessions:
6 & 20 February and 6 & 20 March at 12.15
or
one longer Monday afternoon session:
21 February at 2pm.

These are stand-alone sessions;
no need to have attended the summer sessions.