United Benefice Evening Lent Course

Occuring
Monday 26 February 2024, Monday 04 March 2024, Monday 11 March 2024, Monday 18 March 2024, Monday 25 March 2024 at for 2 hours
Venue
St Mary the Virgin
Address
St Mary the Virgin, Church Street Kelvedon Colchester, CO5 9AL, United Kingdom

We are using the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Course, Difference: The Power of Faith in a Conflicted World. Difference explores how we can follow Jesus in a complex and divided world, seeing transformation through everyday encounters. More information can be found on the link below.

All are welcome.

St Mary's Bell Ringing

Occuring
Every Tuesday at for 1 hour, 30 mins
Venue
St Mary the Virgin, Kelvedon
Address
Church Street Kelvedon Colchester, CO5 9AL, United Kingdom

If you would like to see what we do and feel that you might be interested in learning to ring, just turn up any Tuesday evening at St Mary’s, Kelvedon, between 7.30pm and 9.00pm and we will be pleased to talk to you about it or contact the Tower Captain, John Elliott, details below.

Sunday service ringing is usually prior to the main service from 10.25 a.m. to 10.55 a.m. but this does sometimes change. Further details of service times can be found on the main church website.

In any event, it is always advisable to check first, particularly for Sunday service ringing, as occasionally we are too few to ring. Please contact either the Tower Captain, John Elliott, at [email protected] , mobile 07943 469014, or Andrew Taylor on [email protected] , mobile 07860 383981.

St Mary's Teddy Bear Club (Term Time only)

Occuring
Wednesday 10 January 2024, Wednesday 17 January 2024, Wednesday 24 January 2024, Wednesday 31 January 2024, Wednesday 07 February 2024, Wednesday 14 February 2024, Wednesday 28 February 2024, Wednesday 06 March 2024, Wednesday 13 March 2024, Wednesday 20 March 2024, Wednesday 27 March 2024 at for 1 hour, 30 mins
Venue
St Mary the Virgin, Kelvedon
Address
Church Street Kelvedon Colchester, CO5 9AL, United Kingdom

A short service at 9.30 every Wednesday morning in term time, with a story, prayers and singing, followed by refreshments and play with simple crafts.

All pre-school children and their parents or carers are very welcome, we look forward to seeing you.

The Teddy Bear Club is in School Term Time Only

United Benefice Afternoon Lent Course

Occuring
Wednesday 28 February 2024, Wednesday 06 March 2024, Wednesday 13 March 2024, Wednesday 20 March 2024, Wednesday 27 March 2024 at for 2 hours
Venue
Redlands
Address
Redlands, 94 Feering Hill, Feering, Colchester, Essex, CO5 9PX, United Kingdom

We are using the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Course, Difference: The Power of Faith in a Conflicted World. Difference explores how we can follow Jesus in a complex and divided world, seeing transformation through everyday encounters. More information can be found on the link below.

All are welcome.

St Mary's Choir Practice

Occuring
Every Thursday at for 45 mins
Venue
St Mary the Virgin, Kelvedon
Address
Church Street Kelvedon Colchester, CO5 9AL, United Kingdom

If you would like to join our Choir please do!

St Mary's Said Holy Communion Service

Occuring
Monthly. Every First Sunday at for 30 mins
Venue
St Mary the Virgin, Kelvedon
Address
Church Street Kelvedon Colchester, CO5 9AL, United Kingdom

Traditional Book of Common Prayer Service.

St Mary's Worship for All Service

Occuring
Monthly. Every First Sunday at for 1 hour
Venue
St Mary the Virgin, Kelvedon
Address
Church Street Kelvedon Colchester, CO5 9AL, United Kingdom

Please join us for this friendly, lively Service for All. Craft Bags are available for children.. Suitable for all ages.
Refreshments provided after the service.
All welcome!

St Mary's Monthly Book Club

Occuring
for 1 hour, 30 mins
Venue
St Mary the Virgin, Kelvedon
Address
Church Street Kelvedon Colchester, CO5 9AL, United Kingdom

BOOK FOR MARCH - 'DEMON COPPERHEAD' by Barbara Kingsolver

Book Summary:
A reimagining of David Copperfield by Charles Dickens that follows one boy’s struggle to survive amid America’s opiod crisis.

Joint Village Community Event

Occuring
for 2 hours, 30 mins
Venue
All Saints, Feering
Address
The Street Feering Colchester, CO5 9QJ, United Kingdom

Want to meet and make friends locally? Looking for a new interest? Want to know more about what's on locally?

Then come along to our lovely village church and chat to local groups/organisations from Feering & Kelvedon to see what's on offer.

With over 15 groups taking part, there is something for all age groups & interests! There will also be Teddy Bear Club activities on the day.

Refreshments will be available

We look forward to seeing you!

"Bringing our local community together"

St Mary's Palm Sunday Evening Worship

Occuring
for 1 hour
Venue
St Mary the Virgin, Kelvedon
Address
Church Street Kelvedon Colchester, CO5 9AL, United Kingdom

Caroline Strange and the choir are planning a change to St Mary’s previous Palm Sunday evening worship this year. The service will include devotional music, readings and anthems, as well as famiiar passiontide hymns for everyone to sing.

You will be very welcome to this service at the start of Holy Week for a chance to reflect on the time from Passion Sunday (17th March) to Good Friday.

St Mary's Maundy Thursday Service

Occuring
for 1 hour
Venue
St Mary the Virgin, Kelvedon
Address
Church Street Kelvedon Colchester, CO5 9AL, United Kingdom

A reflective service with Holy Communion.

St Mary's Good Friday Worship for All Service

Occuring
for 1 hour
Venue
St Mary the Virgin, Kelvedon
Address
Church Street Kelvedon Colchester, CO5 9AL, United Kingdom

Please join us at this short lively Good Friday Worship for All Service with crafts and hot cross buns.

Suitable for all ages.

All Saints' Stations of the Cross Service

Occuring
for 1 hour
Venue
All Saints, Feering
Address
The Street Feering Colchester, CO5 9QJ, United Kingdom

The Stations of the Cross have formed part of Christian devotion for many centuries because they offer a particularly vivid way of following in the steps of Jesus on the way to the Cross.

All Saints' Easter Sunday Holy Communion Service

Occuring
for 1 hour
Venue
All Saints, Feering
Address
All Saints, Feering, The Street Feering Colchester, CO5 9QJ, United Kingdom

Celebrate this special day with us.

St Mary's Easter Sunday Holy Communion Service

Occuring
for 1 hour
Venue
St Mary the Virgin, Kelvedon
Address
Church Street Kelvedon Colchester, CO5 9AL, United Kingdom

Celebrate this special day with us.

All Saints' Talk on Eco-Flower Growing & Arranging

Occuring
for 2 hours
Venue
All Saints, Feering
Address
All Saints, Feering, The Street Feering Colchester, CO5 9QJ, United Kingdom

A presentation by Alex Stevenson (Jordan's Farm) Rebecca Avery (The Foraged Bouquet) and Rachael Holden (The Freckled Foxglove) on sustainable flower farming, focusing on what Alex and Rachel are doing: slow growing, local and sustainable growing etc. and seasonal flowers. Then Rebeca Avery will do some demonstrations using their flowers (e.g. a pedestal, a brides bouquet) which will be raffled off as part of the ticket price.

£10 on the door includes refreshments and a chance to win one of the arrangements.

All Saints' United Benefice Sunday Service

Occuring
Sunday 31 December 2023, Sunday 14 January 2024, Sunday 28 January 2024, Sunday 11 February 2024, Sunday 25 February 2024 at for 1 hour
Venue
All Saints, Feering
Address
All Saints, Feering, The Street Feering Colchester, CO5 9QJ, United Kingdom

During January and February, we will be alternating the Sunday Service between our Churches.

St Mary's United Benefice Sunday Service

Occuring
Sunday 21 January 2024, Sunday 18 February 2024 at for 1 hour
Venue
St Mary the Virgin, Kelvedon
Address
Church Street Kelvedon Colchester, CO5 9AL, United Kingdom

During January and February, we will be alternating the main Sunday Service between our Churches.