St Mary’s Update – 20th July 2018

St Mary’s Update – 20th July 2018

St Mary’s Church update for 20th July provides listings of services and other events and news.  This update includes Harvest Festival, results of Children’s Society collection and calls for help.

Parish Meeting recognized volunteersVillage Fete – 1st September

We are hoping to run a stall at the Village Show. It would be great if St Mary’s could have a presence at the show and our main purpose would be outreach (giving people information on what we have to offer), rather than fundraising, but with some activities for children to get involved in.

However, we do need help manning the stall, so if you can spare half an hour to help on the day, please contact Liz Dixon as soon as possible on 243683 or [antibot mailto=”[email protected]”].

Liz needs to know by Fri 18 August at the latest how many people can help, to know whether it is viable to run the stall.

Harvest FestivalHarvest Festival Weekend – 22nd-23rd September

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

The Harvest Supper will start at 6 pm on 22nd September, tickets are on sale from 7th August and can be obtained from Ronnie Seymour, email [antibot mailto=”[email protected]”].

Family Service

The Harvest Festival Service will be a Family Service starting at 9.30 am on 23rd September.

Children's SocietyChildren’s Society Boxes

A huge thank you to all our Children’s Society Box Holders. This year’s collection raised over £257! Funds raised from the collection boxes are vital in helping the Children’s Society mission of supporting disadvantaged children and young people. If you would like a box, please contact Liz Dixon on [antibot mailto=”[email protected]”].

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 22 July 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 29 July 10.00 am Joint 3 Parishes Service with guest speaker Steve Kersys,
the Diocesan advisor for children’s and families ministry.
Sunday 5 August 9.30 am Communion
Communion at St Mary’s, Langham
11.15 am Morning Worship at St John’s, Great Horkesley
Sunday 12 August 9.30 am Messy Church
Communion at St Peter’s, Boxted
11.15 am Communion at All Saints, Great Horkesley
6.30 pm Evening Prayer





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