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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We are delighted that our services are now being held back in church. We will continue to observe social distancing guidelines, masks are to be worn unless exempt and until advised otherwise, no singing is permitted. Nevertheless we are delighted to be able to join together again and you will be assured of a very warm welcome.

For times of the services please see the details below.

For those who wish to continue to listen online, a recording of the service will be made available on the Audio tab of this website, later in the day.  If you would prefer to listen over the phone we have a dedicated local number 01580 234185 which you can call up and find the recording of the latest service.

In order that we can manage numbers, if you are planning to come to St Mary’s for a service please let Joanna Beech know on 852312.

Our ‘Families Together’ service on Sunday afternoons will be alternating between Frittenden and Sissinghurst.  Details of timing and venue below. Contact Pete or Claire on 852275 for more details.

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 still mainly closed during the week, we are opening for private prayer each week, from 2pm to 5pm on a Wednesday. See below for details.

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Reverend Pete Deaves

Rector: Reverend Pete Deaves

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

Services

Holy Communion at St Mary’s

This service will take place in church. if you plan to attend please let Joanna Beech know on 852312.

Compline at Trinity

This evening service will be held in Trinity. If you plan to attend please let Penny Durie know (712612).

S.P.A.C.E.

Silent reflection, Prayer And Communion Ending by 9:30    

Morning Worship at Trinity

This service will be held in Trinity Church. If you plan to attend please let Penny Durie know (712612).

Holy Communion at St Mary’s

This service will follow the order of service from the Book of Common Prayer. If you plan to attend please let Joanna Beech know on 852312.

Morning Worship at St Mary’s

This service will follow the Common Worship Liturgy and contain a mix of traditional and contemporary music. If you plan to attend please let Joanna Beech know on 852312.  

Holy Communion at Trinity

This service will follow the order of service from the Book of Common Prayer. If you plan to attend please let Penny Durie know on 01580 712612.

Holy Communion at Trinity

This service will be held in Trinity Church and is the first 10am service to be held in the new pattern of services shared between the two churches. If you plan to attend please let Penny Durie know (712612). Face masks will be worn.

Other upcoming events

Virtual Coffee Morning

Ruth Valerio from Tear Fund will be the guest speaker. Ruth is the author of last year’s Lent Book ‘Saying Yes to Life’ and will be talking about our role in the climate crisis.  

St Mary’s Church open for private prayer

St Mary’s Church will be open for private prayer on Wednesday afternoons from 2pm – 5pm. You will be most welcome to come but please observe social distancing guidelines.

On line bible study

A six week series ‘Living in the Light of God’s Presence’ based on the book of Ezekiel, written by Anthony Billington from the London Institute of Contemporary Christianity (LICC). Booklets available from Pete for £3 each.

On line bible study

A six week series ‘Living in the Light of God’s Presence’ based on the book of Ezekiel, written by Anthony Billington from the London Institute of Contemporary Christianity (LICC). Booklets available from Pete for £3 each.

Moving Mountains online

Prayer for the needs of the Benefice on zoom, open to all in the Benefice, second Monday of the month.