Tiptree Food Bank works in partnership with Colchester Food Bank and its network of local satellites and is part of the Trussell Trust Network. They support residents of Tiptree and the surrounding villages who find themselves facing a financial crisis and are unable to afford food for their households.
Tiptree Food Bank is open for the collection of food parcels every Thursday from 2 pm to 4 pm at Tiptree United Reformed Church. Deliveries can be arranged to Tiptree and the surrounding villages when necessary. Food donations can be dropped off on Thursdays and also at St Luke’s Church on Saturdays 10.30 am to 12 pm.
You can contact Tiptree Food Bank on 07835 941646 or 01621 815260 or via their Website by clicking here: https://www.tiptreeurc.org/
For the current Shopping List for the Tiptree Food Bank, as well as News and updates, . please take a look at our Foodbank Page.
We have also been advised that Colchester Foodbank hold an Ecumentical Prayer breakfast on the first Wednesday of the Month from 7.30am to 9am. All are invited.
We urge you to contine to save your used stampls and they can be dropped off in the RNIB collection box in St Mary's, during opening hours. . If you have a large number you can order a pre- paid envelope for yourselves by phoning 0345 345 0054 or via the website: rnib.org.uk/stamps.
For further information regarding RNIB and the valuable work that they do please look at their website: https://www.rnib.org.uk/
For more information regarding this essential service please check out their website:
Both Churches in Kelvedon and Feering support Christian Aid Week. We deliver Christian Aid envelopes in every church magazine and these can be returned to various addresses throughout the two villages. Envelopes and collecting boxes are also placed in every church and in other locations in both communities.
For further information regarding Christian Aid please take a look at their website: https://www.christianaid.org.uk
Home-Start is a local community network of trained volunteers and expert support helping families with young children through their challenging times. We are there for parents when they need us the most because childhood can’t wait. Please read more on our Homestart page or on Homestart''s website: https://www.home-start.org.uk/
SUNDAY 10TH MARCH - THE FOURTH SUNDAY OF LENT (MOTHERING SUNDAY)
(Posies will be handed out at both services.)
SUNDAY 17TH MARCH - THE FIFTH SUNDAY OF LENT
SUNDAY 24TH MARCH - PALM SUNDAY
THURSDAY 28TH MARCH - MAUNDY THURSDAY
FRIDAY 29TH MARCH - GOOD FRIDAY
SUNDAY 31ST MARCH - EASTER DAY
MONTHLY NIGHT PRAYER (COMPLINE)
First Wednesday of the month at 8.30 p.m.
Join Zoom Meeting:
Meeting ID: 833 9881 3389 Passcode: 604152
Night Prayer is our short, reflective service – it’s open to everyone, and ideal for a peaceful end to the day.
ST MARY'S TEDDY BEAR CLUB
The Teddy Bear Club is on Wednesdays at 9.30 a.m. Ideal for pre-schoolders.