Current Restrictions and Worship
As part of the Government's latest measures to control the spread of Coronavirus, gathering for worship in church buildings will not be permitted from the 5th November until the 2nd December.  

Live-streamed services are on the Stour Downs Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/Stour-Downs-Parish-275026813134319, or you can phone into a conference call to hear the service by telephone- please see the Virtual Church page on the menu above for details. You can download a service booklet for your use here.


Rev Chris live streams Morning and Evening Prayer on our Stour Downs Facebook Page at 9:15am and 6:15pm Monday to Friday https://www.facebook.com/Stour-Downs-Parish-275026813134319


ADVENT & CHRISTMAS 2020  
in the Stour Downs Parish
Comfort and Joy logo

Date

Time

Church

Service

Note

Advent 1

Sunday 29th Nov

9:30am

Online

Online Advent Parish Communion

Live on Stour Downs Parish Facebook Page and by phone

6pm

Online

Advent Evening Prayer

Advent 2 (1st Sunday of December)

Sunday 6th December

9:30am

Smeeth

Advent Parish Communion

Also on our Facebook Page/ by phone

10am

Brabourne

Christingle

Please bring your own Christingle – a guide will be posted on our Facebook page.

11am

Mersham

Christingle

3pm

Online

Sellindge Party Church Online

Posted to Facebook

Advent 3 (2nd Sunday of December)

Sunday 13th December

9:30am

Mersham

Advent Parish Communion

Also on our Facebook Page/ by phone

11am

Smeeth

Story, Song & Celebrate

 

11am

Brabourne

Communion

 

6pm

Stowting

Evening Communion

 

Advent 4 (3rd Sunday of December)

Sunday 20th December

9:30am

Smeeth

Advent Parish Communion

Also on our Facebook Page/ by phone

11am

Stowting

Story, Song & Celebrate: Nativity

Be part of the (socially-distanced) nativity story

3pm

Online

Sellindge’s Noisy Nativity ONLINE

Pre-Recorded video Posted to Parish YouTube and Facebook Page

3pm

Online

(recorded in Brabourne)

Online Parish Nine Lessons & Carols - watch online and sing at home!

Pre-Recorded video Posted to Parish YouTube and Facebook Page

Wednesday 23rd Dec

10am

Mersham

Bringing Light to Loss

To help with feelings of loss at  Christmas time

6pm

Mersham

Bringing Light to Loss

Christmas Eve

Thursday 24th December

 

 

 

 

from 2-4pm

from 2-6pm

from 3-4pm

Mersham

Smeeth

Stowting

“Come to the Crib”

 

 

Visit the Crib on Christmas Eve– listen to carols playing and take home some Comfort and Joy.

5pm

Online (recorded in Monks Horton)

Online Christmas Eve “Carols and Candles”- Light a candle at home and sing carols.

Pre-Recorded video Posted to Parish YouTube and Facebook

11:30pm

Mersham

Parish Midnight Communion

Also on our Facebook Page/ by phone

Christmas Day

Friday 25th December

9:30am

Brabourne

Parish Christmas Day Communion

To be posted on our Facebook Page by 11am/ available live by phone

Christmas 1 (4th Sunday of December)

Sunday 27th December

9:30am

Mersham

Parish Communion

Also on our Facebook Page/ by phone

3pm

Online

Sellindge Party Church Online

Posted to Facebook

6pm

Monks Horton

Evening Communion