Author Archives: St Mary's C of E church
Songs of Praise comes to Colchester
This is late notice but we thought people might be interested to know that on Saturday 10th June, BBC Songs of Praise is being recorded at the Bandstand in Castle Park, Colchester. It’s a three-hour session, from 1:30pm to 4:30pm. … Continue reading
The Coronation – where will you watch it?
NOTICE OF ANNUAL PAROCHIAL CHURCH MEETING
Parish of St Mary the Virgin Wivenhoe The Annual Parochial Church Meeting will be held in church on Sunday 14th May 2023 at 12.00 noon The election of Churchwardens; Parochial Church Council members and the appointment of the Independent Examiner … Continue reading
All things green – with the Diocese
Ever wondered what the church is doing about evironment and climate issues? Chelmsford diocese has an Environmental Officer in the Revd Sandra Eldridge and she has started a regular email newsletter – Climate Action Now – to share details of … Continue reading
Music for Good Friday
See the poster below for the evening’s programme of reflective music, at the end of what for many will have been an overwhelming day.Here’s a little snippet to invite you in- it’s from Fauré’s Messe Basse.
Easter workshop 2023 for children
Wivenhoe, St Mary’s and the bells
LGBTQIA+ – General Synod debates
by Revd Sara Batts-Neale In the midst of misleading headlines, General Synod met in London in February. Contrary to the media, we did not debate introducing liturgy that allows for options in how we refer to God.Instead, alongside other significant … Continue reading
Church bells on Wednesday 22 February
The church bells will be ringing intermittently tomorrow afternoon, in preparation for the ‘real thing’ in May, when our tower will take part in the national ‘Ring for the King’ campaign which is part of the celebrations for King Charles … Continue reading