Benefice of Hanborough and Freeland

Sunday Services

Common Worship Order 2 (said)
second and fourth Sunday at 8:00 AM for 50 minutes

Family Service with Communion - Freeland St Mary the Virgin
A monthly service suitable for all the family (young, old or in-between) especially parents/carers and children that ends with a shortened communion and is followed by refreshments.
first Sunday at 10:00 AM for 1 hour
This service is particularly suitable for families Do join us for coffee afterwards

Common Worship Order 2 - usually with 5 hymns and a partially sung setting (Shaw)
third Sunday at 10:00 AM for 1 hour
This service will have incense

Benefice Holy Communion - Freeland St Mary the Virgin
The service alternates between St. Mary's and the parish of Hanborough. For details, please see the Freeland Grapevine magazine or contact the churchwardens.
fifth Sunday at 10:00 AM for 1 hour
This service is particularly suitable for families Do join us for coffee afterwards

This monthly service follows the style used in the Taize Community in France with singing, prayer and readings. It is a wonderful way to end a busy day and set up for the new week ahead. Highly recommended.
first Sunday at 6:00 PM for ¾ hour

 

Regular Events

Wednesday

Babies and Toddlers at St Mary’s - Freeland St Mary the Virgin
The church of St. Mary-the-Virgin in Freeland welcomes all Mums, Dads, Grandparents, Carers and their pre-schoolers to this group with a Christian theme that meets each Wednesday in term time. We meet on an ad hoc basis during school holidays so do ask us for details. There are toys and activities for children aged 0 – 4 yrs and we offer you the opportunity to play and chat over coffee and snacks so we can all enjoy the time together. We would love to see you but if you want to know more please contact Alice on 01993 886833 or David on 01993 881270.
Every Wednesday at 10:00 AM for 1½ hours
Family Friendly Coffee
Bible Fun Club (BFC) - Freeland St Mary the Virgin
An informal Christian gathering for younger children and their parents/guardians. It meets in the Village Hall during term time. For details please contact the Rector (Revd. David Tyler) on 01993 881270
Every last Wednesday at 3:30 PM for 1 hour
Family Friendly Coffee
 

Other Events

Annual Flower Festival - Freeland St Mary the Virgin
Saturday 2nd July 2016 at 12:00 PM
This Annual event coincides with our Dedication Festival weekend. It takes place on both the Saturday and Sunday and culminates in a Songs Of Praise on Sunday evening at 6 pm.
This service is particularly suitable for families
Annual Flower Festival - Freeland St Mary the Virgin
Sunday 3rd July 2016 at 10:00 AM
All Day Event
This Annual event coincides with our Dedication Festival weekend. It takes place on both the Saturday and Sunday and culminates in a Songs Of Praise on Sunday evening at 6 pm.
This service is particularly suitable for families Do join us for coffee afterwards
Dedication Festival - Songs of Praise - Freeland St Mary the Virgin
Sunday 3rd July 2016 at 6:00 PM for 1 hour
This service concludes our Dedication Festival weekend with hymns/songs chosen by Church members
This service is particularly suitable for families
Patronal Festival - Freeland St Mary the Virgin
Sunday 4th September 2016 at 10:00 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
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