Benefice of Bluntisham cum Earith with Colne and Holywell cum

Sunday Services

Holy Communion (BCP) - Holywell St John the Baptist
A said Holy Communion using the 1662 Prayer Book.
first Sunday at 8:00 AM for 1 hour

BCP Holy Communion - Colne St Helen
Book of Common Prayer Holy Communion without hymns or sermon
first Sunday at 8:00 AM for ¾ hour

Informal worship with breakfast, for all ages. At Needinworth Village Hall.
first Sunday at 9:30 AM for ¾ hour

second Sunday at 9:30 AM for 1 hour
Do join us for coffee afterwards

Holy Communion - Colne St Helen
Common Worship service
second Sunday at 9:30 AM for 1 hour
Do join us for coffee afterwards

A service for all ages, with hymns and worship songs accompanied by our church orchestra and a talk with activities.
third Sunday at 9:30 AM for ¾ hour
This service is particularly suitable for families There will be a creche during this service Do join us for coffee afterwards

fourth Sunday at 9:30 AM for ¾ hour

Family Service - Colne St Helen
We have a family service on the first and third Sundays of the month at 11.00am. Young families with children are very welcome, as are all age groups. Worship is lively, with a music group providing accompaniment to singing.
first and third Sunday at 11:00 AM for 1 hour
This service is particularly suitable for families There will be a creche during this service Do join us for coffee afterwards

Holy Communion - Bluntisham St Mary
Common Worship Communion, Modern Language,
first Sunday at 11:00 AM for 1 hour
There will be a creche during this service Do join us for coffee afterwards

Cafe Sunday - Bluntisham St Mary
Informal relaxed cafe seating and shared breakfast, with songs a short talk and songs and a reading. Quiz and coffee, lots for children and all ages in church hall
second and fourth Sunday at 11:00 AM for 1 hour
There will be a creche during this service Do join us for coffee afterwards

Cafe Sunday - Bluntisham St Mary
An informal worship service , for all ages/ lay led With breakfast in the held int the Church room
second Sunday at 11:00 AM for 1 hour
This service is particularly suitable for families Do join us for coffee afterwards

Holy Communion (may be replaced with Family service with Baptisms) - Bluntisham St Mary
Common Worship Communion, Modern Language, or a Family service with Baptism
third Sunday at 11:00 AM for 1 hour
This service is particularly suitable for families Do join us for coffee afterwards

Family communion - Colne St Helen
Common Worship informal service for all the family.
fourth Sunday at 11:00 AM for 1 hour
Do join us for coffee afterwards

Benefice Service - Holywell St John the Baptist
The parishes of Holywell-cum-Needingworth, Colne and Bluntisham-cum-Earith have recently been united in one benefice and four times a year we get together at one of those churches to celebrate Communion together, followed by a bring-and-share meal.
fifth Sunday at 11:00 AM for 1 hour
In every five-Sunday month.
This service is particularly suitable for families Do join us for coffee afterwards

Messy Church in the Church Hall - Bluntisham St Mary
A time to celebrate God together, and fun craft activities for all the family, child freindly eating together Everyone welcome, children must be accompanied
first Sunday at 4:00 PM for 2 hours
This service is particularly suitable for families

Compline at Rectors Hall Earith - Bluntisham St Mary
Lay led prayer service
first third and fourth Sunday at 5:00 PM for ½ hour
service times may shift earlier during winter months

BCP Holy Communion at Rectors Hall Eartih - Bluntisham St Mary
A short BCP Communion
second Sunday at 5:00 PM for ¾ hour
Note service time 15:00 during winter , and at 18:30 from April to sept

 

Regular Events

Wednesday

Evening Prayer - Holywell St John the Baptist
A friendly, informal service using Common Worship Evening Prayer.
Every Wednesday at 7:00 PM for ½ hour

Thursday

Holy Communion with Tea and cake - Bluntisham St Mary
This service moves each week from Bluntisham , Colne, Earith(woodlands care hone and Needingworth VIllage hall; people can be transported to locations if needed it is an informal service follwed by tea and cake - much appreciated by older members of the churches in the benfice.
Every Thursday at 2:30 PM for ½ hour
Bellringing practice - Bluntisham St Mary
A ringing practice for all our bell ringers and any one else who would like to learn this ancient and traditional skill. You dont have to be strong or musical, just capable of counting to eight and with a little coordination. If you can ride a bike then you can learn to ring, Its an excellent excercise and a fun social event.
Currently all practices are joint withthe Somersham band but are taking place at Bluntisham. Additional beginners practices on Fridays at Bluntisham by arrangement. every first second third and fourth Thursday at 7:30 PM for 1½ hours
The Friends Study Group - Holywell St John the Baptist
Small, friendly house group discussing questions of faith. Newcomers will find a warm welcome. Meets at 1 Holywell House, Holywell (opposite the church)
Every second and fourth Thursday at 7:30 PM for 2 hours
Coffee

Friday

Bellringing practice - beginners - Bluntisham St Mary
A Basic Beginners ringing practice for all our bell ringers and any one else who would like to learn this ancient and traditional skill. May be cancelled at short notice contact Mike Bateman to confirm.
Beginners practices on Fridays at Bluntisham by arrangement, every first second third and fourth Friday at 7:30 PM for 1½ hours

Saturday

Early morning prayers - Colne St Helen
We meet every Saturday to pray for the needs of our Church, our village, our country, our world and ourselves. We usually meet at Church Farm, but ring Tim Berry on 01487 842129 to check venue.
Every Saturday at 7:00 AM for 1 hour