Kelvedon and Feering Churches
Kelvedon and Feering Churches

Charities we support

RNIB USED POSTAGE STAMP APPEAL

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/

BRAINTREE AREA FOODBANK

For the current  Shopping List for the Braintree Food Bank, as well as News and updates, . please take a look at our Foodbank Page.

For more information regarding this essential service please check out their website:

https://braintreearea.foodbank.org.uk

CHRISTIAN AID

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

HOMESTART

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/

WATERAID

Clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene are basic human rights. They should be a normal part of daily life for everyone, everywhere – but they aren't. That's why WaterAid was formed. Please click read more on our Water Aid Page or on WaterAid's website:https://www.wateraid.org/uk/

    •••• WHAT'S ON••••

SUNDAY SERVICES:

  • 08.00 a.m. St Mary's Said Holy Communion (First Sunday of the Month only)
  • 9.30 a.m. All Saints':  Said Holy Communion Service
  • 11.00 a.m. St Mary's: Said Holy Communion with music (Family Service on the first Sunday of the month)

 

Monthly Night Prayer (Compline)    

Every First Wednesday of the Month at 8.30 p.m.

Night Prayer is our short, quiet, reflective service on the first Wednesday of the month.  An ideal way to finish your day, especially if you don’t feel you can come to church at the moment. 

 

If you have difficulty using the new link, then here it is: 

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87526908458?pwd=V1luWEoxSUVieGVmUk9jZklPZ1Z2QT09

       

In case you need them , the Meeting ID is 875 2690 8458 & the Passcode: 645253.

The Compline Night Prayer can be found on our Services page here:

Services

 

CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR SERVICES AND EVENTS

 

Saturday 4th & Sunday 5th December – St Mary's Christmas Tree Festival

Saturday 11.00 am – 6.00 pm

Sunday 12.00 noon – 5.00 pm

Our popular Festival is back, with over 40 trees, plus seasonal stalls

Donation on entry, with programme provided  Refreshments will be available.

 

Services for Sunday 5th December:

8.00 am St Mary's Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer)

11.00 am St Mary's Family Service for Advent, with special craft bags for the children

5.00 pm St Mary's Closing Service for the Christmas Tree Festival

 

Saturday 11th December

2.30 pm St Mary's Christmas Concert with St Mary’s Choir

Popular Christmas music, both secular and sacred – you can join in too! Free – retiring collection for the Church  Refreshments served afterwards

 

Sunday 12th December

4.00 p.m. All Saints' Christingle Service

 

Sunday 19th December

Carol Service with St Mary’s Choir

NB time to be decided: if indoors at 6.00 pm; if outdoors at 3.00 pm

 

Christmas Eve – Friday 24th December

TIME TO BE CONFIRMED: All Saints' Carol Service 

NB time to be decided: if indoors at

6.00 pm; if outdoors at 3.00 pm

 

4.00 pm St Mary's Children’s Crib Service – Outdoors in the Churchyard 

Our popular Crib Service, held outside for greater safety – lasts about 30 minutes

Please bring unwrapped gifts for Home Start and the Children’s Society – thank you

 

NB Our apologies but there will be no St Mary's Midnight Mass this year.

 

Christmas Day

10.00 am St Mary's Christmas Family Communion Service

NB numbers are limited so please book your place for this service

More details to follow.

Sunday 2nd January The Epiphany

Celebrating the arrival of the Three Wise Men at the Crib

11.00 am St Mary's Parish Communion Service

NB not a family service

 

ST MARY'S TEDDY BEAR CLUB

Term Time Only - Every Wednesday at 9.30 a.m.

 

Click here for the calendar and all upcoming Events Calendar & Events

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