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St Mary’s Lent Charity 2019

St Mary’s PCC has chosen LIFE Trust as our LENT CHARITY The LIFE in LIFE Trust stands for Let It Flow Engineering, a small charity that, as its website explains,’ has been established to support the ongoing work of delivery … Continue reading

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Confirmation service 2019

In a wonderful service, conducted by the diocesan bishop the Rt Revd Stephen Cottrell, 10 candidates from St John’s Colchester and St Mary’s Wivenhoe confirmed their commitment to a Christian life and discipleship of Jesus. At the end of the … Continue reading

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Visiting bellringers

A touring band of ringers will visit St Mary’s tower on Sunday 3 March and are expected to ring the bells between 3.15 and 4.15 pm. The band’s members hail from all over the country, from Dundee to Wiltshire, and … Continue reading

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LENT course 2019

The Lent course will be run at the Methodist Church this year and all are very welcome,  whether regular church goers or not. It will run for four weeks, on a Thursdays from 7.30 pm, 14th March, 21st March, 28th … Continue reading

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Blind Auction & Supper Evening

Unfortunately this planned event has had to be cancelled because ticket sales have not gone well due to prospective attendees’ prior commitments on this date. Bonnie Hill is organising this fundraising event which is on Saturday 16 March, 7 pm … Continue reading

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Tony Forsgate: 90 not out

We tagged a celebration  on to the end of the morning service on 17 February. Graham Wadley, Director of Music, said: “We’re celebrating Tony’s 90th birthday and also marking his retirement, last Christmas, from St Mary’s choir after just over … Continue reading

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Music for Good Fridy 2019

Come and join St Mary’s Singers when they begin rehearsals on Thursday 21 February at 7.30 pm, to prepare for the musical event on Good Friday evening (19 April). St Mary’s Singers is the augmented choir that 4 times a … Continue reading

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Confirmation 2019

Candidates from both St John’s Colchester and St Mary’s Wivenhoe will be confirmed by the Rt Revd Stephen Cottrell, Bishop of Chelmsford, at St Mary’s Wivenhoe on Sunday 3 March, 10.30 am. Meetings for those preparing for Confirmation will begin … Continue reading

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Electoral Roll renewal

A new Electoral Roll will be published on 20 March 2019. Such renewal happens every 5 years. It means that we start from scratch. So if your name was on the current Roll, you need to fill in a simple … Continue reading

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Holy Ground 17 February

The theme for February will be an introduction to the use of silence for prayer, reflection and peace, and to help us we will be looking at a famous piece of artwork and the Bible passage that tells the story … Continue reading

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