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Annual Rogation walk around the parishes of Mereworth and West Peckham

The annual Rogation walk take place this weekend. It starts at 10am at Mereworth Church, walking through the farms and paths that make up the parishes of Mereworth and West Peckham. Well-behaved pets  (on leads only) welcomed.  Some physical agility needed as not all the walk is on paths.    We finish at West Peckham Church, at approximately 12noon, for a short communion service. Everyone welcome!

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Have you seen Mereworth Church?

Adam again has outdone himself with the church lights. Send us your best picture of the Church lit up this year, and we’ll share it on the website. Thank you to Kevin for these pictures taken 11 December 2015.

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Advent Mid-week Communion

Wednesdays during Advent 10.30am Followed by tea and cake and Bible Study Come for the Holy Communion, and stay if you can to the Bible study and prayer to truly prepare your heart for Christmas Mereworth Church, 10.30am Wednesday 2, 9, 16, 23 December

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Special Remembrance service at Mereworth with the Bishop of Rochester

Remembrance Service this year will be a joint service for the whole parish at Mereworth Church with the Bishop of Rochester. The service will start at 10am on Sunday 8th November so that we can finish with the reading of the names and the two minutes silence at the war memorial.

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Extra Special concert at Mereworth church of young Kent musicians, 7pm Saturday 19th September

On Saturday the 19th of September, Mereworth church hosts a talented group of young musicians, led by Sarah Hughes (Oxford University Organ Scholar 2015, Principal ‘cellist (Leverhulme Scholar), National Youth Orchestra and Royal College of Music Junior Department  prize-winner) and her sister Anna Hughes (viola and recent Oxford University music graduate). They will lead performances of  a selection of classical and popular pieces on a variety of instruments including Cello, Organ, Piano and Viola. It is a real privilege to have our church filled with some very talented musicians and it promises to be a very enjoyable evening. Tickets are only 10 pounds (with all proceeds goings to the church) and … Continue reading

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Merworth Children’s choir presents a free concert…

We are delighted to invite you to a concert being given by the Mereworth Children’s Choir on Saturday 18th July 2015 at 3:30pm. They will be present The Wizard of Oz. Free entry, All welcome and we guarantee a great afternoon of singing and entertainment in St. Lawrence’s church (no need to travel to Kansas).

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6pm Evensong at Mereworth church on Sunday

The Rochester Cathedral Voluntary Choir will be singing at an extra special service of Evensong at St. Lawrence’s church on Sunday 17 May, starting at 6.00 pm (please note the correct time is 6pm – a typo meant it was incorrect in the local press). Choral Evensong is one of the most popular services and really brings alive the church. We do not have a regular evening service. So this will be an extra special service. We hope to see you there.  

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Special services for Easter in and outside church…

Easter is celebrated this week, and we have a whole range of special services (traditional and modern, early and late) in West Peckham, Mereworth and KingsHill. If you think a church service is just a formal event in a church you will be very surprised to see the range of activities and locations… Maundy Thursday 10am     Holy Communion and Stripping of the Altar, Mereworth 19.30     SEDER Meal (please book in advance with Pat Dickin), Kings Hill Vicarage   Good Friday 9.15am Morning Prayer, Discovery School 9.30am Morning Prayer, West Peckham 11-1       Walk of Witness, West Malling, starting at the Roman Catholic Church, finishing at St Mary’s (CofE) 2pm       Meditations on … Continue reading

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The well is deep – A week of Prayer for Christian Unity in your local churches

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Mereworth church invites you to hear the The Royal Tunbridge Wells Orpheus Male Voice Choir

We are very pleased to invite you to an extra special concert… St  Lawrence’s church will be hosting the renowned Royal Tunbridge Wells Orpheus Male Voice Choir (with guest star Hannah Thomas) for a concert at St. Lawrence’s Church on Saturday 6th December at 7:30pm. We are promised a rousing program of spirituals, jazz, show and popular music. Tickets are 10 pounds (including refreshments) and can be obtained from Stephen Card, Mike Darbyshire or Andrew Wells.

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