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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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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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The Confirmation gift

Once upon a time there was one predictable gift confirmation candidates could expect to receive from the church on their confirmation day: a Bible. By then they probably had one. It’s therefore gratifying to hear that on 22 January St Mary’s … Continue reading

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Confirmation 2017

During a joyful service at St Mary’s this morning the Rt Rev Roger Morris, Bishop of Colchester, confirmed six candidates. Our congratulations to all of them and our sincere good wishes and prayers go with them into their future lives! … Continue reading

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Confirmation service

On 20 September the Bishop of Colchester presided over a joyful confirmation service at St Mary the Virgin Wivenhoe when seven candidates, ranging in age from under 20 to 80 years, were confirmed during the morning service. Before tucking into … Continue reading

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Pentecost

Beating the Bounds Wivenhoe’s new Mayor Kevin Read started his Mayor’s Charity Fund rasing on this beautiful sunny day as he and a group of walkers set out from St Mary’s churchyard to  walk around the Parish boundary. Usually performed … Continue reading

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