stour downs

SATURDAY MARCH 14TH IS STOUR DOWNS CELEBRATION DAY - come along to YOUR local church(es) and find food and fun, and a "brass & glass" tour of the six churches… finishing with Pimm's & Hymns at 6:30pm in Smeeth Church.

The Annual Parochial Church Meeting (APCM) takes place following the 10am Parish Communion at Brabourne Church on Sunday 29th March

Time to Get Together

Our usual occasions for socialising and chat take place around the Parish: the First Friday Social Hour at Brabourne Church from 6pm on 6th March; our new Thirsty Friday Third Friday Social Hour from 6pm on 20th March at Stowting Church; Mersham Coffee Morning in the Church Room from 10am on Saturday 7th March; Knit and Knatter on 13th March in the Oak Room at 2:30pm; and Fridays@3 on the 27th March at 3pm in The Oak Room.

Craft Group meets on Wednesday 4th March from 10am at Rosedale, Cherry Glebe, Mersham, and on 18th March at "Changes", Bower Road, Mersham.

We have our Parish "Roadmap" Afternoon, exploring ideas for how we move forward with our vision for the Stour Downs Parish, on Sunday 15th March at 2-4pm at Stowting Primary School Hall. All welcome. 

Also, as part of the Renew South Africa 2020 project Rev Chris is co-leading, there is an Indian and Nepalese restaurant Night Fundraiser at The  Everest Inn, Station Road, Ashford TN23 1PJ on Monday 2nd March from 6pm (main meal served at 6:45pm). Set menu includes welcome drink, mixed canapes, variety of main courses, tea & coffee. Prepaid tickets are £25 for adults (under 18 £20). Pre-booking essential - contact

Please do get in touch if you need a lift to any event. 

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

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