St Mary, Lenham

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St Mary's is close to the centre of Lenham by the square. We'd love you to come and join us!

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Sarah Hills
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Harrietsham Village Hall
Church Road
Maidstone Kent ME17 1AP
01622 850604 (Administrator)

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Holy Communion (BCP)
Said Holy Communion using the traditional language of the Book of Common Prayer
NOT on the Sunday after Christmas
Every second and fourth Sunday at 8:00 AM for ¾ hour
Book of Common Prayer
Breakfast Service
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
Every first second and third Sunday at 9:30 AM for 1 hour
Family Friendly Refreshments
Holy Communion (CW)
Sung holy communion from Common Worship with a choir.
Every first and third Sunday at 11:00 AM for 1 hour and 5 minutes.
Refreshments Common Worship
Morning worship
Morning worship (from Common Worship / New Patterns of Worship) intended to be inclusive and relevant to all.
Every second Sunday at 11:00 AM for 50 minutes
Family Friendly Refreshments Common Worship
Family Worship
A short service that is family-friendly and welcoming, usually with some lively songs.
Every fourth Sunday at 11:00 AM for ¾ hour
Family Friendly Refreshments


Morning prayers
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
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
Book of Common Prayer Common Worship
Messy Mums
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 Refreshments



Wheelchair accessible toilets

Assistance dogs (eg guide dogs, hearing dogs, dogs for the disabled) welcome
Stained Glass Wall Paintings Floodlight


We run Start! regularly as an introduction to the Christian faith and have a range of groups in the area for people to belong to.
Church Open The church is open every day during the hours of daylight. Every saturday morning from 10am - 12 noon we offer coffee, tea and home-made cakes.
Other information
A Church Near You ID (venue number): 12171
Style of worship: Open Evangelical / central
Archdeaconry: MAIDSTONE (562)
Deanery: North Downs (56206)
Benefice: Len Valley (06/135BR)
Parish Legal Name: Lenham (560328 )
CofE Church Info: (606328 6/328)
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The current editor is: John Huggins

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This page was last updated on Monday 14th August 2017
St Mary : Church Square, Lenham, Kent, ME17 2PJ - centre of the village

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