Remembering & giving thanks for those we’ve loved….. All welcome to a gentle contemplative service of Thanksgiving & Remembrance for All Souls, Sunday 1st November, 5pm St Mary’s Church – in person in church or at home (via St Mary’s zoom or youtube see St Mary’s website for zoom & youtube links). If you wouldContinue reading “Remembering those we love….”
Calling all Shalford & Peasmarsh groups, organisations, businesses, individuals….
…and donate here if you’d like to: https://thyg.uk/BUU004588896. Today, Saturday 26th, would have been the Big Macmillan Coffee & Cakes morning in St Mary’s Church – which so many supported so wonderfully last year. Sadly the rule of 6 and health safety issues, mean we’ve had to cancel this year’s great gathering, but please raiseContinue reading “Raise a Mug this morning…for Macmillan”
Brilliant tough raking at St Mary’s Young Worship gathering (now 2nd Sunday 10.30am of every month) on St Mary’s Eco Church Creation Sunday. Now we wait to see if our first wildflower sowing grows into the yellow rattle, ox-eye daisies, scabious, musk mallow and more, we hope… as the churchyard opens to more of God’sContinue reading “Wild Seeds Sown”
Wonderful to welcome little Louis and his lovely family for his christening on Sunday, outside on a beautiful day bursting with nature’s warmth and life in our woodland chapel (except for the vital visit to the font!)
This Sunday 6th September we are delighted to welcome Bishop Jo to preside and preach at St Mary’s 9.30am Service of Holy Communion. Do join in person in church, or at home via zoom (link via St Mary’s website).
Late August Holiday Note: From Monday 17th through to Monday 31st August, St Mary’s will be on virtual rest! eg. no worship available via zoom or youtube or facebook during these 2 weeks, but worship will continue both Sundays and Wednesdays in person in St Mary’s church building. St Mary’s online will resume from SaturdayContinue reading “Online Rest”
Don’t miss (in person, via zoom or on youtube), St Mary’s special Lay-led Worship this Sunday 16th August, 9.30am – ‘Finding and experiencing God in different ways‘. Launching the new St Mary’s Parish Prayers etc 2nd Edition, the compilation team will be leading our worship next Sunday 16th August, drawing on prayers from the booklet withContinue reading “this Sunday 16th August….”
Most of us seem to be struggling with our mental health, or struggling to understand or support others who are struggling with theirs, through huge challenges around and within us. Here’s a chance to get together with others locally to discuss the difficult stuff affecting so many of us. We hope to facilitate a smallContinue reading “Join new small group Shalford – Mental health”
Grassland and wild flowers are flourishing in St Mary’s Wild Churchyard area, which is pleasing many visitors already including this Large Skipper, and a lot of insects too….no doubt soon able to book in to the bug hotel when restrictions lift! The Skipper here is on a Ragwort, which John (one of our new wildContinue reading “Large skipper makes his home”