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This year Lent starts on Wednesday 6th March (Ash Wednesday). Lent is traditionally a time to give up something (sweets and chocolate are often popular). Or maybe you would like to try and give up something more profound permanently…. This year we are running a “Lent in Reverse’ project. This is about giving up some of the things we do not see – the junk which drags us down and holds us back. If you come along to the service on 24th February at West Peckham, you can find out more…..
St. Lawrence Church hosts this great, free event on Saturday 24th march.
Lent begins on February 14th February (Ash Wednesday). We will mar this event with a special Traditional Communion service (with “Ashing”) at 10am in Mereworth church. Everyone is welcome.
[services marked with ** are particularly suitable and welcoming to children and young families] Sunday 3 December, 5pm Advent service of readings and music (Mereworth) **Sunday 10 December, 5pm, West Peckham Carol Service (West Peckham), followed christmas drinks – tickets in advance from Mrs Edwards **Saturday 16 December, 5pm, Children’s Nativity and Carol service, with the Children’s Church Community Choir (Mereworth) Sunday 17 December, 5pm, 9 Lessons and Carols (Mereworth) Wednesday 20 December, 6.15pm, “The Empty Chair” (Mereworth; a service for anyone with a significant Empty Chair this Christmas, especially suited to anyone bereaved or mourning) **Sunday 24 December, 9.30, Family Communion for Christmas Eve (Mereworth) ** Sunday 24 December, … Continue reading
This sunday at Mereworth
We have a special service for you (and your pets) at 3pm on September 17th in Mereworth Church…
Rev’d Pat Dickin will be on holiday from Friday 11 August to 2nd September. We will have our usual range of services with some new and familiar faces taking the services for us. The church will be open as usual for you and Pat’s deputies (Paul Spensley and Angus Gribbon) and Jenifa Muscat (Cluster Adminstrator on 07738239388) are available if you need any help. We hope Pat and her family have a relaxing (and well-deserved) break.
In July, Mereworth will again be offering its famous summer cream teams. Starting on Sunday 9th July, you can drop into the church grounds any time between 2 and 5pm. We will be serving cream teas and there will be lots of cakes to choose from. You can enjoy a relaxing sunday afternoon tea in our beautiful grounds with a delicious piece of cake….
Make a note in your diary now…. On Sunday 18th June, there is a Summer variety show at 4pm at St Lawrence Church. Tickets are just 2 pounds (free if you are under 11) and includes light refreshments.
We have a whole selection of events planned in West Peckham, Mereworth and West Malling for this special time of year. There is traditional, modern, serious, fun, early, late and even an Easter egg hunt. We hope you will find something for you…. Sunday 9 April 11.00am, Liturgy of the Palms & Holy Communion Thursday 13 April 10.30am – Chrism Eucharist at Rochester Cathedral Thursday 13 April 7pm – SEDER MEAL (free meal, all ages welcome, Essential to book a place), hosted in Mereworth Church Good Friday, 14 April 10am Easter Interactive Service (Discovery School) 11am Walk of Witness in West Malling (Starting at the Roman Catholic church) 2pm Meditations … Continue reading