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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Every Sunday morning we are making available a recorded service, online, with participation from people across the Benefice. Each Tuesday and Friday evening there is a recorded service of Compline, also online. On Sunday evenings during July and August there is a Service of Compline, held in either St Mary’s Frittenden or Trinity Church Sissinghurst.  See below for 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. 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

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…

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.

Communion at St Mary’s

In response to the permission for churches to open for public worship we will be holding a service of Communion, in our churches, each Sunday evening at 6pm and alternating between Trinity Church in Sissinghurst and St Mary’s in Frittenden. This will be a simple said Communion service with no singing. We’ll have to follow social distancing guidelines which remain at 2 metres…

Other upcoming events

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…