This Month

Sunday 25 February
10.30 am  Family Eucharist with Holy Baptism, Sunday Club
2.30 pm   Holy Baptism

Wednesday 28 February at 7.07 pm
Midweek Reflection.
15 minutes of quiet, music and prayer, open to all

Thursday 1 March at 7.30 pm
Bible Study Group meets at Mariners, Rectory Hill

Saturday 3 March at 10.30 am
FOSM coffee morning, in the church,
with monologue

Sunday 4 March
8 am          Holy Communion
10.30 am  All Together Church

Tuesday 6 March at 10 am
House Communion at 82 Chaney Rd. All welcome

Wednesday 7 March at 7.07 pm
Midweek Reflection.
15 minutes of quiet, music and prayer, open to all

Sunday 11 March Mothering Sunday
8 am   Holy Communion
10 am Mothering Sunday service with the participation of Broomgrove Infant and Junior Schools and Millfields Primary School
6 pm  Said Evensong

Wednesday 14 March at 7.07 pm
Midweek Reflection.
15 minutes of quiet, music and prayer, open to all

Saturday 17 March at 7 pm
BLIND AUCTION, at Toad Hall, Colchester Rd.
Tickets £7.50 pp plus bring your own drink and one wrapped gift.
Ticket price includes a lasagne supper and pudding. Limited places.
Contact Bonnie on wivstmarysec@gmail.com or phone 822117

Sunday 18 March Passion Sunday
8 am     Holy Communion
10.30    Morning Prayer with Communion, Sunday Club

Wednesday 21 March at 7.07 pm
Midweek Reflection.
15 minutes of quiet, music and prayer, open to all

Sunday 25 March at 10.30 am Palm Sunday
Jesus’ welcome in Jerusalem with palms and the story of his suffering

Wednesday 28 March, 10 am-12 noon
EASTER FLORAL GATHERING seasonal workshop, in the church.
Fundraising event, £20 pp includes refreshments, materials (oasis, flowers, containers) and instruction from experienced florist Jenny Bennett who will demonstrate and teach the art of flower arranging. Contact fundraisingwivstmarys@gmail.com

Maundy Thursday 29 March 8pm
Join at the Lord’s table and stay at his side in Gethsemane – church open until 10pm

Good Friday 20 March
11 am   Churches Together Good Friday service at the Congregational church, preceded by a Walk of Witness
2.30 pm   Good Friday Meditation. Prayers at the foot of the Cross
7.30 pm   Music for Good Friday, Wondrous Cross by Alan Bullard, St Mary’s Singers and soloists

Holy Saturday 31 March
2pm–4pm Children’s Easter activities (age 5-11 or accompanied by a parent if younger)
Easter garden, crafts, drama, party, prize. Free for all
8 pm  Easter Vigil. The first sparkle of Easter The Easter Light received in our midst

Easter Sunday 1 April
8.00am     Early morning communion
10.30am   Family service with communion, Easter hymns and Easter eggs