The Parish Church of St. Mary the Virgin Swineshead Services for February 2024

Occuring
Every day at for 1 hour
Venue
St Mary the Virgin , Swineshead
Address
The Church of St. Mary the Virgin High Street Swineshead Boston, PE20 3LJ, United Kingdom

Services in Church may be cancelled due to Government and Church of England guidance. At time of printing: - 11:00 a.m. service in Church…Quiet said Midweek Holy Communion Service on Wednesdays in Church 10:00 a.m.

4th February , Second Sunday before Lent , (Green) 11.00 a.m. , Morning Praise,
Readings : Proverbs 8 v 1; and 22-31, Colossians 1 v 15-20 , John 1 1-14

11th February , Sunday next before Lent , (Green) 11.00 a.m. , Holy Communion
Readings: 2 Kings 2 v 1 -12 , 2 Corinthians 4 v 3 -6 , Mark 9 v 2-9

14th February , Ash Wednesday (Purple) , 10.00 a.m. , Ashing service with Holy Communion
Readings: Isaiah 58 v 1-12 , 2 Corinthians 5 v 20b- 6 v 10 , John 8 v 1-11

18th February , First Sunday of lent (Purple) 11.00 a.m. , Morning Praise
Readings; Genesis 9 v 8-17 , 1 Peter 3 v 18-end , Mark 1 v 9-15

25th February , 2nd Sunday of lent (Purple) , 11.00 a.m. , Holy Communion
Readings : Genesis 17 v 1-7 and 15 -16 , Romans 4 v 13 – end , Mark 8 v 31- end

Specific times of services as written as not always at 11am please check times and venues

The Parish Church of St. Mary the Virgin Swineshead Services for March 2024

Occuring
Every day at for 1 hour
Venue
St Mary the Virgin , Swineshead
Address
The Church of St. Mary the Virgin High Street Swineshead Boston, PE20 3LJ, United Kingdom

Services in Church may be cancelled due to Government and Church of England guidance. At time of printing: - 11:00 a.m. service in Church…
Quiet said Midweek Holy Communion Service on Wednesdays in Church 10:00 a.m.

3rd March , 3rd Sunday of Lent, (Purple) 11.00 a.m. Morning prayer

Readings: Exodus 20 v 1 - 17 , 1Corinthians 1 v 18 -25 , John 2 v 13 - 22 ,

10th March , 4th Sunday of Lent (Mothering Sunday) , purple, 11.00 a.m. Holy Communion
Readings : Exodus 2 v 1 -10 , 2 Corinthians 1 v 3-7 , Luke 2 33-35

17th March, 5th Sunday of Lent , (Purple) 11.00 a.m. Morning Praise , Jeremiah 31 v 31 -34 , Hebrews 5 v 5 - 10 ,
John 12 v 20 -33

24th March , Palm Sunday (Red) , 11.00 a.m. , Holy Communion
Readings : Isaiah 50 v 4 -9a , Philippians 2 v 5 -11, Mark 14 v 1-15 v 47

29th March , Good Friday , 2.30 p.m. , Meditation To be Arranged

31st March , Easter Day , (Gold or White) , 11.00 a.m. , Holy Communion
Readings : Isaiah 25 v 6-9 , Acts 10 v 34-43 , John 20 v 1-18

Specific times of services as written as not always at 11am please check times and venues

The Parish Church of St. Mary the Virgin Swineshead Services for April 2024

Occuring
Every day at for 1 hour
Venue
St Mary the Virgin , Swineshead
Address
The Church of St. Mary the Virgin High Street Swineshead Boston, PE20 3LJ, United Kingdom

Services in Church may be cancelled due to Government and Church of England guidance. At time of printing: - 11:00 a.m. service in Church…
Quiet said Midweek Holy Communion Service on Wednesdays in Church 10:00 a.m.

7th April , 2nd Sunday of Easter (Gold or White) 11.00 a.m. Morning Praise
Readings: Exodus 14 v 10 – end; and 15 v 20 -21, Acts 4 v 32 – 35 , John 20 v 19 - end

14th April , 3rd Sunday of Easter (Gold or White) 11.00 a.m. Holy Communion
Readings : Zephaniah 3 v 14 – end , Acts 3 v 12 -19 , Luke 24 v 36b – 48

21st April , 4th Sunday of Easter (Gold or White) 11.00 a.m. , Morning Prayer
Readings : Genesis 7 v 1 -5, 11 -18; and 8 v 6 – 18 ;9 v 8 – 13 , Acts 4 v 5 – 12., John 10 v 11 - 18

28th April , 5th Sunday of Easter (Gold or White) 11.00 a.m. Holy Communion
Readings: Genesis 22 v 1-18 , 1 John 4 v 7-end , John 15 v 1-8

Specific times of services as written as not always at 11am please check times and venues

Said Holy Communion

Occuring
Every Wednesday at for 30 mins
Venue
St Mary the Virgin , Swineshead
Address
The Church of St. Mary the Virgin High Street Swineshead Boston, PE20 3LJ, United Kingdom

There is a short, Said Holy Communion Service every Wednesday in St.Mary's Church Swineshead at 10.00a.m. This is a lovely form of service , we sit in the lady chapel to the right of the main aisle . There are no hymns sung at this service. Those of you that would like to our very welcome to stay back after the service to meet with one another for a natter. Tea , Coffee and biscuits are usually served afterwards. You are very welcome to come along.

Coffee and Chat

Occuring
Every First Saturday at for 2 hours
Venue
St. Mary's Church Hall
Address
St. Mary's Church Hall, Market Place Swineshead

Coffee and Chat is an informal coffee morning for friends to meet and make new friends and just have a chat over a cup of coffee or tea with biscuits. It is on the first Saturday of each month just drop in any time between 10am until 12 noon. We will be pleased to see you.

Morning Prayer

Occuring
Monthly. Every First Sunday at for 45 mins
Venue
St Mary the Virgin , Swineshead
Address
The Church of St. Mary the Virgin High Street Swineshead Boston, PE20 3LJ, United Kingdom

On the first Sunday of the month a Morning Prayer service will be held. It will be conducted by the Church Warden Jean Powell and will commence at 11am. See one off events.

Church Cleaning

Occuring
Monthly. Every First Tuesday at for 2 hours
Venue
St Mary the Virgin , Swineshead
Address
The Church of St. Mary the Virgin High Street Swineshead Boston, PE20 3LJ, United Kingdom

Help is needed to clean the church , can you help ? This takes place once a month on the first Tuesday of the month starting at 9.00am . Please come along if you can spare an hour or two . Its would also be an opportunity to get to know the other helpers if you felt like meeting some other friendly faces.

Official opening of the Swineshead Archive , Church Tower Tours Saturday 23rd March 2024 Free Entry

Occuring
for 5 hours
Venue
St Mary the Virgin , Swineshead
Address
The Church of St. Mary the Virgin High Street Swineshead Boston, PE20 3LJ, United Kingdom

Come visit the New Archive Room in the Church Hall 10 am - 3pm
Another chance to view hundreds of historical documents photos, maps and artefacts relating to Swineshead and surrounding villages and to talk to our local historians . Church records will also be available, listen to tales of Lincolnshire life and watch two films - Swineshead's secret war and A bird's eye view of Swineshead in the church.

The Church tower will be open for tours to the top of the tower and to the bell tower , £2 per person .

Big Mary's Cafe will be open for fresh hot food , sausage/ bacon rolls , selection of Paninis

Swineshead St Mary's Easter Egg Hunt

Occuring
for 2 hours
Venue
St Mary the Virgin , Swineshead
Address
The Church of St. Mary the Virgin High Street Swineshead Boston, PE20 3LJ, United Kingdom

Activities - Arts and Crafts- Prizes - Cafe
£2 per child
Collect 10 eggs to win a prize
To be held in the church and its grounds . For more information visit Friends of Swineshead St Mary's Facebook page

Grand Spring Bazaar in St Mary's Church Swineshead Saturday 13th April 2024 , 10- 3pm Free Entry

Occuring
for 5 hours
Venue
St Mary the Virgin , Swineshead
Address
The Church of St. Mary the Virgin High Street Swineshead Boston, PE20 3LJ, United Kingdom

Live entertainment Raffle Tombola
Preloved Clothing and Shoes
Household Goods,
Toys / Puzzles , Bric a Brac
Rummage/Jumble/Books
Antiques and Curios
Gifts and Crafts
Artisan / Local Foods

Big Mary's Cafe will be open for fresh hot food :
Sausage/Bacon Rolls
Selection of Panini, Hot and Cold Drinks and Mary's Cakes
All proceeds to the upkeep of the Swineshead St Mary's Church and Grounds

Local Farmers and Makers Market , St Mary's Church , Swineshead Times as listed in description

Occuring
Thursday 22 February 2024 at for 2 hours
Venue
St Mary the Virgin , Swineshead
Address
The Church of St. Mary the Virgin High Street Swineshead Boston, PE20 3LJ, United Kingdom

Description : The Friends of St Mary's Church Swineshead are holding some Local Farmers and Makers Markets in the church 11am -1pm
Thursday 22nd February, Thursday 28th March , Thursday 25th April 2024.
Fresh Fish Van 11.30 - 12.30
Fresh fruit and Veg
Artisan bread
Honey and Eggs
Sweet Treats
Jams, Pickles and Vinegars
Crafts
Big Mary's Cafe open for Hot and Cold Drinks, Bacon and Sausage Baps, Paninis and Cakes

See Friends of St Mary's Facebook Page also for details / times and more fundraising events

Times and dates of other Local Farmers and Makers Markets as listed