Benefice of The Haven Group

Sunday Services

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..
first Sunday at 3:30 PM for 1 hour

 

Regular Events

Sunday

Annual Flower Festival 2017 - "The Rainbow of Dance" - Donington St Mary & the Holy Rood
Annual Flower Festival entitled " The Rainbow of Dance" open daily from 10 - 4pm from Saturday 22nd April - Sunday 30th April. Refreshments available daily throughout the week in the Church Hall. TO make party bookings for coaches or groups - contact Jane Stanley on 01775 821515
Every Sunday at until Sunday 30th April 2017

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

Flower, Art & Craft Festival - Wigtoft St Peter & St Paul
Saturday 29th April 2017 at 10:00 AM
All Day Event
An annual event well worth a visit. Good refreshments served each day.
Flower, Art & Craft Festival - Wigtoft St Peter & St Paul
Sunday 30th April 2017 at 10:00 AM
All Day Event
An annual event. Well worth a visit. This years theme is Disney. Food on sale each day.
Flower, Art & Craft Festival - Wigtoft St Peter & St Paul
Monday 1st May 2017 at 10:00 AM
All Day Event
An annual event, theme this year is Disney. Good food on sale each day. Well worth a visit.
Group Service at Sutterton - Donington St Mary & the Holy Rood
Sunday 7th May 2017 at 10:30 AM for 1 hour
The 5 parishes of the Haven group worship together.
Joint service of the Haven Group - Swineshead St Mary the Virgin at Swineshead
Sunday 7th May 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 May 2017.
Fashion Show by Baytree - Donington St Mary & the Holy Rood
Thursday 11th May 2017 at 7:30 PM for 2 hours
Tickets available from Carol Holt or on the door. £3 entry. Refreshments will be available
Sunday 14th May 2017 at 9:30 AM for 1 hour
Sunday 21st May 2017 at 9:30 AM for 1 hour
Sunday 28th May 2017 at 9:30 AM for 1 hour
Joint Eucharist Service of The Haven Group - Swineshead St Mary the Virgin at Swineshead
Sunday 4th June 2017 at 10:30 AM for 1 hour
There is a joint Holy Communion service of the Haven Group at the Church of St.Mary the Virgin Swineshead on the first Sunday in June 2017. Followed by tea/coffee and biscuits.
This service is particularly suitable for families Do join us for coffee afterwards
All Day Whist Drive - Donington St Mary & the Holy Rood
Saturday 17th June 2017 at 10:00 AM
All Day Event
Tickets available from Jane Pearson - £10 for all day includes lunch - please book in advance
Cream Teas in St Peter & St Paul Wigtoft - Wigtoft St Peter & St Paul
Saturday 24th June 2017 at 3:00 AM for 2 hours
Cream Teas will be served from 3 p.m until 5 p.m. There will be a selection of sandwiches and savories,cakes, scones served with jam & cream. This is a friendly church and well worth a visit.
Donington Summer Beer Festival - Donington St Mary & the Holy Rood
Saturday 1st July 2017 at 12:00 PM
All Day Event
Beer Festival - look out for posters - entry £2.50 for adults / children free - look out for posters for details of Bands and entertainment
Joint Eucharist Service of The Haven Group - Swineshead St Mary the Virgin at Swineshead
Sunday 2nd July 2017 at 10:30 AM for 1 hour
The joint Service of the Haven Group on the first Sunday in July 2017 will take place at The Church of St.Peter and St.Paul Wigtoft
This service is particularly suitable for families Do join us for coffee afterwards
Sunday 9th July 2017 at 12:00 PM for 2 hours
Summer Lunch - cold Lunch - £10 per head - book in advance via Jane Stanley or Carol Holt
Jean`s Open Garden - Wigtoft St Peter & St Paul
Sunday 6th August 2017 at 10:00 AM
All Day Event
Jeans garden is well worth a visit. There will be food, tea & coffee served all day. The garden is open from 10 a.m until 4 p.m. The proceeds from this event will go to Wigtoft church repair fund, with the sale of plants going to Macmillan`s. Jean`s garden is on Station Road Sutterton, this is opposite Bramble Hall day nursery.
Joint Eucharist Service of The Haven Group - Swineshead St Mary the Virgin at Swineshead
Sunday 6th August 2017 at 10:30 AM for 1 hour
The joint Service of the Haven Group on the first Sunday in August 2017 will take place at The Church of St.Swithuns Bicker
This service is particularly suitable for families Do join us for coffee afterwards
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.
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. More details at a later date.
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.
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
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
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