Serving God, Serving our Community

Welcome

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

St Mary’s Church is part of the benefice of Sissinghurst with Frittenden. It is in the Weald Deanery of the Archdeaconry of Maidstone, in the Diocese of Canterbury.

We provide a range of services using both traditional and modern forms of worship over a monthly cycle. There is a weekly Sunday Club for children, an active choir and a dedicated team of bellringers.

Rev Fred Olney
Rev Fred Olney

The Rector, Rev Fred Olney, can be reached on 01580 852275, or by email: fred.olney01@gmail.com

 

You will be very welcome to join us at any of our services or forthcoming events, the details are below:

Services

Morning Prayer – Common Worship

This service follows the modern service book used in the Church of England. At these services both modern and traditional hymns are used led by the organ and choir.    

Holy Communion (BCP)

This service follows the traditional Book of Common Prayer wording and uses traditional hymns with the occasional modern one, led by the organ and choir.

Holy Communion (BCP)

This service follows the traditional Book of Common Prayer wording. There is no music or Sunday Club at the 8.00 am service.

All Age Worship

This is a less formal and shorter service catering for the whole family.

Holy Communion – Common Worship

This is the modern service book used in the Church of England. At these services both modern and traditional hymns are used led by the organ and choir.

Other upcoming events

Annual Parochial Church Meeting

Every Parish is required to hold two meetings annually. The Annual Parish Meeting, to elect Churchwardens for the coming year, and the Annual Parochial Church Meeting to conduct other Parish business. These meetings are held one after the other and for the Parish of Frittenden will be held in St Mary’s Church. For the Annual Parish Meeting any member of the civil…

Joint PCC meeting with Trinity Church Sissinghurst

This is a combined meeting of both PCCs to meet with Rev John Coyne, of Church Pastoral Aid Society (CPAS), who will be leading the process of finding a new Rector. CPAS are the Patrons of the Benefice of Sissinghurst and Frittenden.

Wednesday Question Time

Please come and join us for three Wednesday evenings as we explore some challenging questions: May 1st: Does the scale and depth of human suffering call into question the existence of an all powerful God? May 15th: Is it reasonable for a person in the 21st century to base their life on the bible? May 22nd: Can the miracles and supernatural events…

Moving Mountains

Prayer for the needs of the parish in the Upper Room

C.A.M.E.O. tea and coffee

Come And Meet Each Other – informal get together over a cup of tea or coffee. If you are new to the village, or have lived here for ever this is a great opportunity to meet and get to know others. Everyone is welcome!

Joint PCC Meeting

This is a joint PCC meeting with Trinity Church PCC to agree the Parish Profile.

Messy Church in conjunction with Trinity Church, Sissinghurst

Creative fun, food, craft, songs & a Bible story for all the family (no unaccompanied children). All welcome.  For catering purposes, it would be really helpful if you could let us know if you’re hoping to come.  Email: angela.olney@gmail.com