Easter Colouring Competition for Children

Our 2019 Easter Colouring Competition is now open!  Pick up a sheet in church.  


Just return your coloured sheets to St Mary's by Monday 25th March.  Please provide contact details in case you win a prize!  All masterpieces will be on show in the church centre.


       

Serving the Community

Prayer

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Prayer plays a vital role in the life of the St. Mary's. Every weekday, at 9:05am in the church, there is the opportunity to meet for a brief and informal time of Morning Prayer in the coffee area of the church, at which we pray for the needs of the world, our community and the church. All welcome!

'Open the Book'

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Every Monday we provide an interactive Bible Story to primary school children in Northiam. Scenery, props and costumes help to make each visit memorable for the children and audience participation is encouraged! We feel privileged to share the Word of God to the children in our community.

Testimonials

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"Thank you for your hospitality and warm welcome since moving to Northiam recently. Getting involved with church events has helped us meet new people and feel settled."

Visiting

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Our church mission statement is "to the glory of God, serving the community in love" and we seek to care for any who have needs within our community. We have formed a small group of people who are happy to visit, so if you know anyone who is unwell, lonely or housebound who would welcome a friendly face and a chat, please contact us.

Bereavement

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On Sunday 4th November at 4pm, there was a Service of Remembrance for anyone in our village who has lost a loved one, either recently or in the past and whether the funeral service was at St. Mary’s or not.

This was a simple service of hymns, readings and prayers, with the opportunity to light a candle as a symbol of love, remembrance and prayer for their loved one.

Remembrance on 11th November, 10am Service

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The 100th Anniversary of the end of the First World War was commemorated on Sunday 11th November at 10am in church, culminating with an Act of Remembrance at the village war memorial. Wreaths were laid by the community groups.

Many Northiam residents attended this poignant event.

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NEXT MESSY CHURCH

SUNDAY 14th April

At 4.00 pm

  

  There was a magnetic pull to our Messy Church in February as we made fridge magnets of our own design based on the heart shape , with the theme of “Love” around Valentines Day. There was plenty of glue and decoration scattered about.

Some lively singing was accompanied by “music” from percussion instruments and plenty of action. The message was quite simply the love we have from Jesus Christ and we should share that love with others.


If you would like to join the Messy Church families, the next Messy Church is on Sunday 14th April, 4pm, in St. Mary’s Church. Everyone is welcome to come to Messy Church, any age, but children must be accompanied by an adult. For more information please ring Sarah or Rod on 01797 253118 or email sarahwhite885@gmail.com