St Mary’s Update – 7th July 2017
Don’t forget, the church is now open on weekdays if you would like a quiet space to reflect or say a prayer for someone.
This takes place on Saturday 15th July starting from St John’s Church, Elstar Lane, Great Horkesley, CO6 4FE between 2:30pm-3:30pm.
All families welcome on a Treasure Hunt around local footpaths in Great Horkesley, children must be accompanied by an adult to take part. Longer & shorter trails are available with refreshments at the end of the trail.
For more information, or to register your interest, please contact Liz Dixon on 01206 243683 or email [antibot mailto=”[email protected]”] by Thursday 13th July.
Would you like to share in a journey of discovery? This course is an opportunity to explore the Christian faith with others. The course runs over 2 years, is open to anyone over the age of 16 and is based on weekly meetings in local groups.
You can find out more from students and tutors at these local Taster Events:
- Daytime Group – 10am – 12noon
- Chelmsford, Friday 21st July at the Diocesan Office, 53 New Street, Chelmsford CM1 1AT,
- Evening Groups – 7:30pm – 9:30pm
- Colchester, Wednesday 12th July, St Botolph’s Church
- Frating, Thursday 13th July, Memorial Hall
- Halstead, Tuesday 25th July, St Andrew’s Church
- Tiptree, Thursday 20th July, United Reformed Church
A new online version of the course is also available for the first time this year. Please visit www.chelmsford.anglican.org/discipleship/online-ccs for more details.
For further information contact: Diane Hardy, Administrator, Course in Christian Studies, Diocesan Office, 53 New Street, Chelmsford CM1 1AT
Tel: 01245 294449 email: [antibot mailto=”[email protected]”].
For the older members of our community. Particularly if you are elderly, living alone and not fortunate enough to have family and/or friends living nearby this could be for you. You are warmly invited to an Afternoon Tea, at the Methodist Church Hall, with folk in a similar situation to yourself.
If wanted, transport will pick you up from your home, bring you to the tea and return you to your home when the tea has finished.
Please contact Judith Fletcher 241969 or Andrew Wilks 242511 if you would like to come or need transport.
Taking place on Sunday 9th July at 9:30am. The theme for this month is the story of Joshua & the walls of Jericho tumbling down.
Services & Other Dates
Sunday Gospel Readings
|Sunday 9 July||Matthew 11:16-19 & 25-30||Come to me all you who are burdened.|
|Sunday 16 July||Matthew 13:1-9 & 18-23||The parable of the four soils.|