stour downs

The Stour Downs Parish wishes you a very happy and peaceful Christmas.

Time to Get Together

Our usual occasions for socialising and chat take place around the Parish: the First Friday Social Hour at Brabourne from 6pm on 6th December; Knit and Knatter on 13th December in the Oak Room at 2:30pm; and Fridays@3 on the 27th December at 3pm in The Oak Room - for a Christmas sing song and yummy treats! The Craft Group meets at Rosedale, Cherry Glebe, Mersham at 10am.

Christmas Tree Festival and Advent

Mersham hosts its annual Christmas Tree Festival on the weekend of 30th November and 1st December.

This includes lunches and afternoon teas, as well as the Parish Christingle on 1st December at 9:30am in Mersham and Advent Carol Service at 5pm in Mersham Church.


Have a look at what is happening in the Parish as we celebrate Christmas this year- including a hidden star Christmas Trail as we get ready to #FollowTheStar... The Services and Christmas 2019 tab in the menu above have all the info.

There is a real variety of festive occasions to suit all ages and stages. 

We have an Advent Bible Study group on 2nd, 10th and 17th December in The Oak Room, Smeeth, at 3:30pm.

Please do get in touch if you need a lift to any event- and you're welcome to bring a friend or two. 

See the Sunday Services tab above for details of our services this month.

 Email for further details of any events.

Download a copy of the December diary here