Following the resolution of various issues on site, the Quiet Garden (QG) was successfully launched on 11 September 2021 by Bishop Norman Banks, QG Movement representative and our patrons.
St Barnabas now owns a Quiet Garden next to the Hall with opportunity for fundraising and outreach to the community for long term church growth and fit for purpose in the 21st Century.
· To provide a quiet place in a natural environment for income/fundraising and outreach events in the community.
· To follow the Quiet Garden Movement (QGM) core values of hospitality, reflection, and re-connection with nature.
· To promote spiritual and mental well-being in a safe and natural environment for visitors
· To plant seeds of God’s Word in open and receptive hearts by example based on QGM core value of creativity, for abundant harvest and long-term church growth
OPENING TIME: Sunday from 9:30 am to 12:00 noon Summertime.
If you want to do volunteer gardening, Please contact Coordinator: Bebe Stubbert – on 02085060969, [email protected]
The Rt Revd Norman Banks SSC, Bishop of Richborough.
Councillors: Paul Canal, Linda Hugget (Redbridge), Lee Scott (Essex).
MPs: Sir Ian Duncan Smith, Wes Streeting.