Category Archives: News

June Market 2015

If you couldn’t be there or if you just want a quick reminder, then here’s something new for St Mary’s website: a video with snapshots of the event. It’s a first, so it would be nice to know what you … Continue reading

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Time to Talk 2 report

They’ve been working hard at Chelmsford: the 25 April 2015 TtT2 conference report has now been published together with videos of the event. Watch the summary video here and catch the other two on the DioChelm website. There’s also an … Continue reading

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Church Sitters

In the summer months we try and keep the church open all day on Saturdays and Sundays. Visitors are attracted to Wivenhoe for a variety of reasons and looking around our town’s old church is certainly one of them. This … Continue reading

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2015 Election prayer

The Church of England has released the following prayer ahead of the General Election tomorrow.

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Bellringing for VE Day

The nation’s church bells will ring out to commemorate a significant event on Saturday 9 May: they will mark the 70th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day. The Government has asked as many churches as possible to ring their bells … Continue reading

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Spot the Delegate

On Saturday 25 April Deanery representatives gathered for the second Time to Talk conference organised by the Diocese as part of the Transforming Presence process. Three of St Mary’s delegates are visible on these photographs: leave a comment if you … Continue reading

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Graham’s jubilee

Saturday 25 April we celebrated Graham Wadley’s fifty years as organist and Director of Music at St Mary’s with music, reminiscences and a party. Lots of pictures were taken and a collection of them is now available in our newly … Continue reading

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Looking to the future: APCM

Please come to the Annual Church Meeting today Sunday 26 April at 4 pm in the church. It will last about an hour and we’ll have the short Compline service afterwards, at around 5 pm. Papers will be available in … Continue reading

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Hustings meetings

The Area Dean writes: As the General Election draws closer, a number of Hustings meetings are taking place in and around the Colchester Deanery. Some are being organised by the Press or voluntary groups, but it is vitally important that … Continue reading

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Triduum

The three days of prayer leading up to Easter Sunday go by the collective name of Triduum, a three-day commemoration of Jesus’ passion, death and resurrection, culminating in the Easter Vigil on Holy Saturday. The period begins today, Maundy Thursday, … Continue reading

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