St Mary’s Update – 4th July 2016

St Mary’s Update – 4th July 2016

St Mary’s Church update for 4th July provides listings of services, bible readings and other events and appeals for support for their stall at Heathlands School Fayre.

Thank you!

Thank you to everyone who made the Senior Citizen’s Lunch on Saturday 23rd June such a success.  Murray & Kate really appreciate all your hard work and generous donations of food.

Messy ChurchMessy Church – Sunday 10th July

This coming Sunday the theme for Messy Church will be ‘Come to me all who are weary and I will give you rest’.  Mandy has kindly arranged for Rev Geoff Read to take her service at Boxted so that she can be with us for Messy Church this month.

Parish Office Closed Monday 4th – Friday 8th July

For urgent queries please contact Rev Mandy Elmes on 240906, email: [antibot mailto=”[email protected]”] or our church wardens on 240541, email: [antibot mailto=”dchadbo[email protected]”].  Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Afternoon teaAn Invitation to Afternoon Tea – Sunday 17th July @ 3pm, Methodist Church Hall

For the older members of our community, especially those who live alone – an invitation to afternoon tea at the Methodist Church Hall.  If you, a neighbour or someone else you know would like to come, please contact Judith Fletcher (241969) or Andrew Wilkes (242511).  Transport can be provided to collect and bring people home.

Services & Other Dates

  • Parish Office Closed Monday 4th – Friday 8th July.
  • Thursday 7th July:
    • 9am Open House,
    • 10am Rachel’s Home Group,
    • 2.30pm 5Ts,
    • 7pm Prayer for Messy Church.
  • Friday 8th July – Wired Pool Party.
  • Sunday 10th July:
    • 9.30am Messy Church,
    • 6.30pm Evening Prayer.
  • Tuesday 12th July – 11am Village Communion at the Methodist Chapel.
  • Thursday 14th July:
    • 9am Open House,
    • 2.30pm 5Ts,
    • 8pm PCC Meeting.
  • Sunday 17th July:
    • 11.15am Communion service led by Rev. Dennis Martin,
    • 3.00pm Afternoon Tea at the Methodist Church Hall – see above.
  • Sunday 31st July – Joint 3 parishes service at 9.30am, St Peter’s, Boxted.
  • Thursday 29th September – Funeral Visiting Training Day @ Great Notley.
  • Sunday 2nd October – Harvest Festival.

Services in Great Horkesley & Langham with Boxted

  • Sunday 10th July:
    • 9.30am Communion at St Peter’s Boxted,
    • 11.15am Communion at All Saints’ GH,
    • 6pm Storytime Club at Great Horkesley New Village Hall.
  • Sunday 17th July:
    • 8.00am BCP Communion & 9.30am Communion at St Mary’s Langham,
    • 11.15am Morning Praise St John’s GH,
    • 6.00pm Evensong at St Peter’s, Boxted.

Bible readings

  • Sunday 10th July – Luke 10:25-37 – The parable of the Good Samaritan.
  • Sunday 17th July – Luke 10:38-42 – At the home of Martha & Mary.