Serving God, Serving our Community

Welcome

Welcome to the website for St Mary’s Church, Frittenden.

St Mary’s Church is part of the United Benefice of Sissinghurst with Frittenden.

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Although all services and activities at St Mary’s are currently suspended we are working hard to bring you a virtual service every week. To keep up to date with the many ways in which we continue to worship and maintain community, please make sure you’re on our mailing list and keep checking this website.

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Although St Mary’s Church is closed for public worship, we are opening for private prayer on two days each week. See below for details.

We look forward to the day when we can once again enjoy together the familiar surroundings in safety.

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Reverend Pete Deaves

Rector: Reverend Pete Deaves

Tel: 01580 852275         Email: rector@frittendenchurch.org.uk

Services

Friday Evening Compline – service of night prayer

Each Friday evening there will be a virtual service of Night Prayer/Compline, following the words from the Book of Common Prayer. Click on the Audio tab to follow the service or dial into our local number to listen 01580 234185.    

Sunday Morning Worship

Although we are not able to meet together in person at the moment, we will be bringing you a virtual act of worship with songs, readings and a sermon each week. Click on the Audio tab to follow the service or dial into our local number to listen 01580 234185.

Compline at St Mary’s

In response to the permission for churches to open for public worship we will be holding a service of Compline, in our churches, each Sunday evening at 6pm and alternating between St Mary’s in Frittenden and Trinity Church in Sissinghurst. We plan to continue this pattern through July and August, and review the arrangement again in September – or earlier if guidelines…

S.P.A.C.E. online

S.P.A.C.E. is a quiet and reflective service held on alternate Wednesdays at 9.00 am.  For the first fifteen minutes we sit or kneel in silence.  The order of service contains a short reflection, a brief passage of scripture, and an image – usually a painting – relevant to the scripture.  We may use that time for our own thoughts but the reflection…

Compline at Trinity

In response to the permission for churches to open for public worship we will be holding a service of Compline, in our churches, each Sunday evening at 6pm and alternating between St Mary’s in Frittenden and Trinity Church in Sissinghurst. We plan to continue this pattern through July and August, and review the arrangement again in September – or earlier if guidelines…

Other upcoming events

St Mary’s Church open for private prayer

St Mary’s Church will be open for private prayer on Thursdays and on those Sundays when a service of Compline is to be held. You will be most welcome to come but please observe the social distancing guidelines.

Trinity Church open for private prayer

Trinity Church Sisssinghurst, our sister church in the benefice, will be open for private prayer on Thursdays and on those Sundays when a service of Compline is to be held. You will be most welcome to come but please observe social distancing guidelines.

Prayer Hub – Evening

Virtual prayer meeting for the Benefice. If you would like to join click here anytime from 7.00pm Thursday evening. We will aim to start at 7.15 and finish by 7.45pm. Or if you know someone not on the internet who would like to join the meeting they can call in via a local number 0330 088 5830. When it asks for the…

Virtual After Church Tea/Coffee

Join us by zoom, at 11.00 for half an hour, after listening to the service on Sunday morning for a chat and catch-up. Bring your own coffee and cake! The zoom numbers are as per the prayer hub and details are on the service sheet… …or dial in via a local number 0330 088 5830. Then type in 352 987 984 followed…

St Mary’s Church open for private prayer

St Mary’s Church will be open for private prayer on Thursdays and on those Sundays when a service of Compline is to be held. You will be most welcome to come but please observe the social distancing guidelines.

Prayer Hub – Morning

Virtual prayer meeting for the needs of the Benefice. If you would like to join click here anytime from 9:45 Tuesday morning. Or if you know someone not on the internet who would like to join the meeting they can call in via a local number 0330 088 5830. When it asks for the meeting number type in 352 987 984.

Trinity Church open for private prayer

Trinity Church Sisssinghurst, our sister church in the benefice, will be open for private prayer on Thursdays and on those Sundays when there is a service of Compline. You will be most welcome to come but please observe social distancing guidelines.