Benefice of Len Valley

Sunday Services

Holy Communion (BCP) - Lenham St Mary
Said Holy Communion using the traditional language of the Book of Common Prayer
second and fourth Sunday at 8:00 AM for ¾ hour
NOT on the Sunday after Christmas

Breakfast Service - Lenham St Mary
A relaxed service in the open area of the church with breakfast and newspapers. This is fun for all and you are welcome especially if you are wanting to find out more about God but never quite made it through the door .... Children of all ages are welcome
first second and third Sunday at 9:30 AM for 1 hour
This service is particularly suitable for families Do join us for coffee afterwards

Holy Communion (BCP) - Church Road St Nicholas
Said Holy Communion using the Book of Common Prayer
first Sunday at 9:30 AM for 1 hour
Do join us for coffee afterwards

Holy Communion (CW) - Harrietsham St John the Baptist
Sung Holy Communion from Common Worship with a choir
second and fourth Sunday at 9:30 AM for 1 hour
There will be a creche during this service Do join us for coffee afterwards This service will have sunday school or other children's activities

Holy Communion (CW) - Church Road St Nicholas
Sung Holy Communion from Common Worship with a small choir.
third Sunday at 9:30 AM for 1 hour
Do join us for coffee afterwards This service will have sunday school or other children's activities

Morning worship-friendly service where all are welcome
third Sunday at 9:30 AM for 1 hour
This service is particularly suitable for families Do join us for coffee afterwards This service will have sunday school or other children's activities

Family Worship - Church Road St Nicholas
Short service which aims to be family-friendly and inclusive, usually with some lively songs.
fourth Sunday at 9:30 AM for ¾ hour
This service is particularly suitable for families Do join us for coffee afterwards

Holy Communion (CW) - Lenham St Mary
Sung holy communion from Common Worship with a choir.
first and third Sunday at 11:00 AM for 1 hour and 5 minutes.
Do join us for coffee afterwards

Family Worship - Ulcombe All Saints
Short service which aims to be family-friendly and inclusive, usually with some lively songs.
first Sunday at 11:00 AM for ¾ hour
This service is particularly suitable for families

Holy Communion (CW) - Ulcombe All Saints
Sung holy communion from Common Worship usually with a choir.
second and fourth Sunday at 11:00 AM for 1 hour
There will be a creche during this service This service will have sunday school or other children's activities

Morning worship - Lenham St Mary
Morning worship (from Common Worship / New Patterns of Worship) intended to be inclusive and relevant to all.
second Sunday at 11:00 AM for 50 minutes
This service is particularly suitable for families Do join us for coffee afterwards

Morning worship - Ulcombe All Saints
Morning worship- friendly and relevant to all
third Sunday at 11:00 AM for 1 hour
This service is particularly suitable for families This service will have sunday school or other children's activities

Family Worship - Lenham St Mary
A short service that is family-friendly and welcoming, usually with some lively songs.
fourth Sunday at 11:00 AM for ¾ hour
This service is particularly suitable for families Do join us for coffee afterwards

Growing in Faith Together (GiFT) service - Family Worship - Harrietsham St John the Baptist
A family-friendly service where all are welcome; usually with some lively songs.
first Sunday at 3:30 PM for ¾ hour
This service is particularly suitable for families Do join us for coffee afterwards

Choral Evensong - Church Road St Nicholas
Monthly sung evensong with a small choir and a sermon
second Sunday at 6:30 PM for 1 hour
Do join us for coffee afterwards

 

Regular Events

Monday

Morning prayers - Harrietsham St John the Baptist
A half-hour time to read some scripture (usually a Psalm) and thank God for the blessings he gives, followed by prayers for the parish, the benefice, the people in our community and the sick.
Every Monday at 9:30 AM for ½ hour

Tuesday

morning prayers - Church Road St Nicholas
A half-hour time to read some scripture (usually a Psalm) and thank God for the blessings he gives, followed by prayers for the parish, the benefice, the people in our community and the sick.
alternating Tuesday with Ulcombe All Saints. Please ring for details or check our website - www.lvb.org.uk every Tuesday at 9:30 AM for ½ hour
Morning prayers - Ulcombe All Saints
A half-hour time to read some scripture (usually a Psalm) and thank God for the blessings he gives, followed by prayers for the parish, the benefice, the people in our community and the sick.
alternating Tuesdays with Boughton Malherbe St Nicholas. Please ring for details every Tuesday at 9:30 AM for ½ hour

Wednesday

Morning prayers - Lenham St Mary
A half-hour time to read some scripture (usually a Psalm) and thank God for the blessings he gives, followed by prayers for the parish, the benefice, the people in our community and the sick.
Not on the first Wednesday of the month, when there is a communion service instead. every Wednesday at 9:30 AM for ½ hour
Holy Communion - Lenham St Mary
Once a month, said holy communion usually from the Book of Common Prayer but occasionally from Common Worship. Usually attended by the Mothers' Union and intercessions are led by the MU group.
Every first Wednesday at 9:30 AM for 40 minutes
Messy Mums - Lenham St Mary
Messy Mums is a group for mums, dads, carers and grandparents with babies and toddlers, held at St Mary's Church, Lenham. Drop in any Wednesday in term-time from 10.30-12.00 for good coffee or tea and chat and find friendship plus craft, music and interactive storytime. There are a variety of toys, games, craft table, puzzles and books for children to enjoy as well as a few parenting books available on various subjects of child development. There are hot and cold drinks and biscuits for you to enjoy while meeting other parents and carers in a friendly environment. During the morning we have an interactive story time with singing and instrument playing before going back for more play time!
Term-time only every Wednesday at 10:30 AM for 1½ hours
Family Friendly Coffee