As well as our usual services we have other important dates in our Church diary:
Monday 8th – St Osyth Day Service celebrated at St Osyth Priory Chapel at 3pm. Please enter the Priory grounds through the door to the right of the main gate – our thanks to the Sargeant family. It’s a beautiful service if you have never come before!
Sunday 14th – Harvest Festival Service with communion at 11am – the congregation are encouraged to bring along tins or packets of food which will be given to the Salvation Army for their food bank.
Saturday 20th – Concert with Tendring Male Voice Choir who will be performing music of many styles, including barbershop and harp solos by musical director and harpist Ilze Robertson. Entry £5 which includes tea and coffee. Tickets available on the door.
Friday 2nd – Big Church Auction of Promises from 7pm at St Osyth Village Hall For more details click here.
Sunday 4th – All Soul’s Day Service – a special, reflective service held at 4pm . This service gives us the opportunity to remember those we have loved and lost. If you would like someone to be remembered at this service please do make sure you add their name to a list that has been placed at the back of the Church. If you cannot get to the Church then contact one of the Church Wardens or the Vicar and the name will be added. here is a parade from the Village Hall 10.15 leaving on Friday 9th with school children Legion etc and any member of public all welcome the road will be marshalled and traffic slowed down and will go down Spring Road Into Church Square then down to the Memorial on the Rec for a service there.
Sunday 11th – Remembrance Sunday at 10.45am with a parade and wreath laying service at the Village War Memorial afterwards. This will be a particularly poignant service on this 100 year anniversary of the end of the First World War with the names of all the fallen from this village being read out individually – they will be remembered!
**PLEASE NOTE: There is a parade from the Village Hall on Friday 9th November, leaving at 10.15am, with school children, British Legion etc and any member of public as everyone is welcome. The road will be marshalled and traffic slowed down and will go along to Spring Road, then through Church Square and down to the Memorial on the Rec for a service there.
Sunday 25th – Taize Service at 4pm – held in the Chancel of the Church – a service of chants, readings, prayers, meditation and silence.
Saturday 1st – Christmas Fayre held in the Church starting at 10am. More details click here.
Sunday 9th – Winter Concert with the Anglian Single Reed Choir led by Antony Bailey
Wednesday 19th – Village Carol Singing led by the Salvation Army Band. Gifts of tinned and packaged food for the Salvation Army Foodbank would be gratefully appreciated. There will also be a collection to support their work. Last year over £1,000 was raised from the Collection taken during the singing as well as 20 full black bags of food – both extremely appreciated by the Salvation Army who do an amazing job supporting the less fortunate in the community.
Christmas Eve, Monday 24th – Crib Service for Children and families at 4pm
Christmas Eve – Monday 24th – Midnight Mass t 11.30pm
Christmas Day, Tues 25th – Communion Service at 11am