This Month

Saturday 30 September, 5.15-6 pm
St Mary’s tower will host the bellringers of St John Leytonstone, to ring in the Harvest festival tomorrow! See the Bellringers page.

Sunday 1 October
Harvest Festival celebration

8 am         Holy Communion
10.30 am All Together Sunday Harvest Festival, with Broomgrove and Millfields schools’ choirs. Harvest gifts for distribution to people in need will be very welcome at the service.
In-date canned food (e.g. soups, vegetables, meats/fish, fruit and puddings); pasta, rice, coffee, tea, biscuits; soap, shampoo, shower gel. These are all very useful items.
Sorting, packing and distributing will begin on Monday 2 October at 9.30 am. Anyone would be welcome to come and help with this.

Tuesday 3 October at 10 am
House Communion at 82 Chaney Road. All welcome

Wednesday 4 October at 7.07 pm
Midweek Reflection
15 minutes of meditation, music and prayer

Thursday 5 October
5.10-5.40 pm St Mary’s bells will be rung.
7 pm Alpha course, at the Methodist church

Saturday 7 October at 12.45 pm
Harvest Lunch in the church (by ticket only)

Sunday 8 October
10.30 am  Family Eucharist & Sunday Club
6 pm          Sung Evensong

Monday 9 October at 7.30 pm
Fellowship Group meets at 21 High Street

Tuesday 10 October at 2.30 pm
Afternoon Bible Study group meets at 12 Conway Close

Wednesday 11 October at 7.07 pm
Midweek Reflection
15 minutes of meditation, music and prayer

Thursday 12 October
7 pm Alpha Course, at the Methodist church
7.30 pm  Bible Study Group meets at ‘Mariners‘, Rectory Hill

Friday 13 October at 7.30 pm
Wivenhoe History Group talk
A talk by best-selling author Liz Trenow : The Silk Family – 300 years of silk weaving from Spitalfields to Suffolk. Her books include ‘The Forgotten Seamstress’ and her latest book ‘The Silk Weaver’, inspired by the famous silk designer Anna Maria Garthwaite.
Tickets cost £6 to include a glass of wine or soft drink and are on sale at Wivenhoe Bookshop and Crossways Stores at Wivenhoe Cross.

Sunday 15 October
8 am          Holy Communion
10.30 am  Civic Service
6 pm         Holy Ground

Wednesday 18 October at 7.07 pm
Midweek Reflection
15 minutes of meditation, music and prayer

Thursday 19 October at 7 pm
Alpha Course at the Methodist church

Saturday 21 October at 7 pm
LUTHER, the movie.
In this anniversary year of the Reformation, this classic (Cert 12A) by Eric Till will be shown in the church  with the help of Wivenhoe Moving Image.
Free event with retiring collection. Film starts 7.30 Refreshments from 7 pm.

Movie Discussion on Sunday 22 October at 3 pm.

Monday 23 October at 7.30 pm
The Fellowship Group meets at 21 High Street

Tuesday 24 October at 2.30 pm
Afternoon Bible Study group meets at 12 Conway Close

Wednesday 25 October at 7.07 pm
Midweek Reflection
15 minutes of meditation, music and prayer

Thursday 26 October
7 pm  Alpha Course at the Methodist church
7.30 pm   Bible Study Group meets at ‘Mariners‘, Rectory Hill

Saturday 28 October from 2-4 pm
FOSM Autumn Fayre.
For early Christmas presents, see details here.

Sunday 29 October
10.30 am  Family Eucharist & Sunday Club

Saturday 4 November 10 am-2.30 pm
The church will be open to receive poppies for the Wivenhoe Poppy Tribute