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

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.

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.

S.P.A.C.E.

Silence Prayer And Communion Ending by 9:30

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.

Combined Service – Holy Communion Common Worship

This is a combined service with Trinity Church Sissinghurst and will be the final service in the benefice at which Rev Fred Olney will both preside and preach. Everyone will be welcome.

Other upcoming events

Messy Church 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

Home Group

Studying the Book of James, following the study guide by Tom Wright.

Moving Mountains

Prayer for the needs of the parish in the Upper Room

Messy Church 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

Farewell Lunch for Rev Fred and Angela Olney

This will be a celebratory lunch and an opportunity to thank Fred and Angela for their service to the parishes of Frittenden and Sissinghurst and to wish them well for their retirement. For further details please contact Jonna Beech, 852312.

Gift Day

Our Gift Day is an opportunity for everyone who lives in Frittenden to help with a contribution, however large or small, to help maintain the fabric and structure of St Mary’s Church. The building defines our village and is at its heart, where even occasional churchgoers will come for baptisms, weddings and funerals. We have to find over £60,000 each year to…