Main service times
St Mary's: 9am
St John's: 11am
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Contacts
Rector: Colin Hopkinson (01268 542156)
Curate: Emma Wylie
Community & Youth Pastor: Julian Patching (07860 119450)
Parish Office: 01268 490400
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Childcare Services
Phone: 01268 490400
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Weddings / Baptisms

The Table

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TeckTalk Sunday

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Parish Family Weekend Away

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Easter Services

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Lent 2017



Reflections of Calais

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Lent Coffee Mornings

Come and join us for a chat over a cup of
coffee and some cakes!

9 am till 12 noon

– Sat 13th Feb

– Sat 27th Feb

– Sat 12th March

At St Johns Church, Forest Glade

Everyone is welcome!


Street Pastors

Guest Speaker – Rev. Chris Wragg,
Vicar of All Saints Ardleigh Green Hornchurch

Not only did we get a superb, full English, with my favourite (fried bread), and seconds, all expertly prepared by Perry and his team, we had a most excellent talk about the life and times of a Street Pastor.

Go-Karting at Rayleigh Stadium

On the 5 June we had a group of 13 drivers attend the Nightingales and Men’s Group evening at Raleigh Go-Karting Stadium which was greatly enjoyed by all.

We initially had a drivers briefing about safety and unfair or dangerous driving and penalties that would result from the latter followed by a 5 lap practice session for everybody then by 15 very competitively driven heats each of 5 laps from which points were awarded.   Read the rest of this entry »


The Inclusive Church

Hot off the press is a new book which looks at ways in which our church can be more inclusive.

Natalie Collins, who preaches at St John’s, has contributed towards these new resource books

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Annual Parochial Church Meeting

ANNUAL MEETING OF PARISHIONERS AND ANNUAL PAROCHIAL CHURCH MEETING

Sunday 12th April 2015 at 7pm following Worship at St John’s Church at 6.30pm

All members on the electoral roll or resident in the parish and on a Register of Local Government Electors are warmly invited to attend the above meetings at which we will be appointing our Churchwardens, their Deputies, PCC members and Sidespersons for 2015/2016.

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Lunch at The Artichoke

29th January 2015
A poem by Mary Nokes

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