Benefice of The Haven Group

Sunday Services

Christmas Tree Festival - Donington St Mary & the Holy Rood
The Church will be open throughout December to display the decorated Christmas Trees - anyone interested in getting involved to contact Jane Pearson
Sunday

Eucharist service 9.15 a.m to 10.15 a.m on the 2nd and 3rd Sunday each month.
second and third Sunday at 9:15 AM for 1 hour
The Harvest Service on the 9th October 2016 will be at 3p.m instead of the 9-15a.m service.
This service is particularly suitable for families

Holy Communion service every second third and forth Sunday of the month at St.Mary the Virgin Church Swineshead. Tea/coffee and biscuits to follow the service.
second third and fourth Sunday at 10:45 AM for 1 hour
This service is particularly suitable for families Do join us for coffee afterwards

Jelly Church is a service for parents and children to come along and enjoy topical craft and social interaction in church and have a fun time. Includes light refreshments
first Sunday at 3:30 PM for 1 hour

 

Regular Events

Thursday

Said Eucharist - Swineshead St Mary the Virgin at Swineshead
There is a said eucharist service at St. Mary's Church Swineshead every Thursday. Followed by tea or coffee and biscuits.
Every Thursday at 10:00 AM for 1 hour
Coffee

Saturday

Coffee Mornings - Wigtoft St Peter & St Paul
Coffee mornings run from 10 a.m until 11.30 a.m every Saturday in Church from April until the end of September each year. The April coffee mornings this year will be in the village hall.
April until end September every first second third and fourth Saturday at 10:00 AM for 1½ hours until Saturday 16th September 2017
Coffee
Coffee & Chat in Church Hall - Second Saturday every month - Donington St Mary & the Holy Rood
Open to all - do come and join us. Anyone wanting to arrange a Wedding or Baptism can come along and collect an application form to enable you to start the process of booking your proposed date - or download a form from this website
Every second Saturday at 10:00 AM for 2 hours
 

Other Events

Sunday 20th August 2017 at 9:30 AM for 1 hour
Garden Party at Stanleys - Donington St Mary & the Holy Rood
Sunday 20th August 2017 at 2:00 PM
Sunday 3rd September 2017 at 10:30 AM for 1 hour
Joint Eucharist Service of The Haven Group - Swineshead St Mary the Virgin at Swineshead
Sunday 3rd September 2017 at 10:30 AM for 1 hour
The joint Service of the Haven Group on the first Sunday in September 2017 will take place at The Church of St.Mary and the Holy Rood Donington.
This service is particularly suitable for families Do join us for coffee afterwards
Coffee & Chat incl Annual Gift Day - Donington St Mary & the Holy Rood
Saturday 9th September 2017 at 10:00 AM
Annual Gift Day - Hall open for Donations and for visitors to Holland Places of Worship Festival
Sunday 10th September 2017 at 9:30 AM for 1 hour
Ladies Afternoon Tea at Old Vicarage - Donington St Mary & the Holy Rood
Tuesday 12th September 2017 at 3:00 PM for 2 hours
Afternoon Tea - tickets available from Carol Holt
Sunday 17th September 2017 at 9:30 AM for 1 hour
Sunday 17th September 2017 at 3:00 PM for ¾ hour
The Harvest festival service is at 3pm. 17th September 2017
All Day Whist Drive - Donington St Mary & the Holy Rood
Saturday 23rd September 2017 at 10:00 AM
All Day Event
Tickets £10 - to include lunch - available from Jane Pearson. Starting promptly at 10am.
Garden Club Flower Festival - Wigtoft St Peter & St Paul
Saturday 23rd September 2017 at 10:00 AM
All Day Event
This event will take place on the 23rd & 24th September 2017, 10 a.m till 4 p.m each day. More details to follow at a later date. The theme this year is A WORLD of COLOUR. There will be stalls and the usual high quality refreshments. Do come along to see us at this event.
Garden Club Flower Festival - Wigtoft St Peter & St Paul
Sunday 24th September 2017 at 10:00 AM
All Day Event
This event is put on by the garden club in the church each year. It will take place this year on September 23rd &24th 2017 from 10 a.m till 4 p.m each day. The theme this year is A WORLD of Colour. There will be stalls and our usual high quality refreshments. Do come along to see us at our friendly church.
Arnhem Memorial Service - Donington St Mary & the Holy Rood
Sunday 24th September 2017 at 10:30 AM for 1 hour
Macmillan Coffee Morning - Wigtoft St Peter & St Paul
Saturday 30th September 2017 at 10:00 AM for 2 hours
The Macmillan Coffee morning is organised by Jean in memory of her late husband. It is held in the village hall. Macmillan Coffee Morning will be held on 30th September 2017 from 10 a.m till 12 noon.There will be a variety of stalls and a raffle. Please come and join us.
Joint service of the Haven Group - Swineshead St Mary the Virgin at Swineshead
Sunday 1st October 2017 at 10:30 AM for 1 hour
There will be a joint service of the Haven Group at the Church of St.Mary Sutterton on the first Sunday in October 2017.
Sunday 1st October 2017 at 12:00 PM
Harvest Lunch followed by sale of Harvest produce
Harvest songs of Praise + Tea + Auction - Wigtoft St Peter & St Paul
Sunday 8th October 2017 at 3:00 AM
All Day Event
Our Harvest event starts at 3p.m with a Songs of Praise service, this is followed by an Harvest Tea at 4p.m, Then the Auction will take place at about 5p.m. Tickets will be £5 this is for the tea. You can come to all three events, or just the service, just the tea or just the auction or any combination of events.
This service is particularly suitable for families Do join us for coffee afterwards
Friday 27th October 2017 at 7:00 PM for ½ hour
Quiz Night - £5 per head incl refreshments - BYO drinks - bookings to Carol Holt - start time 7 for 7:30pm
Christmas Tree Festival - Wigtoft St Peter & St Paul
Friday 1st December 2017 at 6:00 AM
All Day Event
This event starts with a carol service on 1st December at 6p.m. Then the festival starts on Saturday 2nd December at 10a.m till 4 p.m Also on Sunday 3rd December at the same times. Last year we had over 100 trees in the church, we hope to have up to 160 trees this year. There will be our usual delicious refreshments on sale, also many stalls .
This service is particularly suitable for families Do join us for coffee afterwards
Christmas Tree Festival - Wigtoft St Peter & St Paul
Saturday 2nd December 2017 at 10:00 AM
All Day Event
This is a yearly event and will be on at our church from Saturday 2nd December to Sunday 3rd December from 10 a.m till 4 p.m. There will be our usual delicious refreshments on sale and a variety of stalls. Last year we had over 100 Christmas Trees this year we hope to have about 160 trees. Well worth a visit.
Christmas Tree Festival - Wigtoft St Peter & St Paul
Sunday 3rd December 2017 at 10:00 AM
All Day Event
Our Christmas Tree Festival is well worth a visit. Last year we had over 100 trees this year we hope to have about 160 trees. There will be our usual delicious refreshments on sale and a variety of stalls. A warm welcome awaits everyone.
This service is particularly suitable for families Do join us for coffee afterwards
Sunday 3rd December 2017 at 10:30 AM for 1 hour
The Haven Group Service for December will be held at Wigtoft at 10-30a.m. This service takes place on Sunday 3rd December and will be during our Christmas Tree Festival. Everyone is welcome to join us for this service.
This service is particularly suitable for families Do join us for coffee afterwards
Christmas Fayre in Church - Donington St Mary & the Holy Rood
Saturday 9th December 2017 at 10:00 AM
All Day Event
CHristmas Fayre in Church from 10am - 3pm with lots of decorated Christmas trees, performances by local schools, stalls and refreshments and an appearance by Father Christmas,
Sunday 24th December 2017 at 3:00 PM for 1 hour
Our Crib Service starts at 3p.m. The children take part in this service by putting the figures in the Crib. The Priest likes the children to take part. This service is a family service but everyone will be made very welcome. You can bring your own children or Grand children what ever their age. Do come along you will be made very welcome. See you there.
This service is particularly suitable for families
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