While we are without a priest please contact the church office on 01206 30 23 78 or brightlingseaparish@btconnect.com

Calendar

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Prayers for the sick 10:30 am
Prayers for the sick @ St James' Church
Dec 1 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
All are welcome to attend to pray for those who are unwell. Read More...
Churches Together Simple Lunch 12:30 pm
Churches Together Simple Lunch @ St James Church
Dec 1 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Soup, a roll, cheese and butter, followed by a hot drink.  All welcome.  All for a minimum donation of £2.00...
Light up a Life Service 7:00 pm
Light up a Life Service @ St James' Church
Dec 1 @ 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm
The annual service to celebrate the work of the Hospice and to thank all the helpers in Brightlingsea whose hard work raises money...
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Coffee/Tea (and Breakfast on 3rd Sat of the month) 9:30 am
Coffee/Tea (and Breakfast on 3rd Sat of the month) @ St James Church
Dec 2 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Coffee/tea and fellowship. Volunteers to help serve teas and coffee are welcome. In addition, every third Saturday of the month...
Christmas Bazaar 2:00 pm
Christmas Bazaar @ St James' Church
Dec 2 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The Annual Bazaar to raise funds to keep our church going. Help with stalls, gifts to stock the stalls (bottles,...
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Holy Communion 8:00 am
Holy Communion @ St James Church
Dec 3 @ 8:00 am – 8:45 am
Holy Communion in the stillness of God’s House. He is not here: he has risen! (Matthew 28:6) Read More...
Parish Eucharist 10:00 am
Parish Eucharist @ St James Church
Dec 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Celebrate the resurrection of Jesus in Sung Eucharist with communion and provision for young children. He is not here: he...
Christingle Service 5:00 pm
Christingle Service @ St James' Church
Dec 3 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
The annual Children’s Society service of worship with Christmas carols for families and children. If you don’t know what a...
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Bereavement Coffee Afternoon 2:15 pm
Bereavement Coffee Afternoon @ St James' Church
Dec 4 @ 2:15 pm – 4:15 pm
If you have suffered a bereavement please do come and join us for coffee and a chat. If you would...
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Parish Prayers 9:00 am
Parish Prayers @ St James' Church
Dec 5 @ 9:00 am – 9:30 am
Time with God. Informal prayer for anyone. No need for fancy phrases, no need for words at all. No need...
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Eucharist 10:00 am
Eucharist @ St James' Church
Dec 6 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Communion with God followed by coffee and fellowship. All welcome to lunch at the Brewers Arms at 12 noon on the first Wednesday ...
Coffee 11:00 am
Coffee @ St James' Church
Dec 6 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Following our Wednesday morning Eucharist service, you are welcome to remain for a cuppa and chat – or to come anyway...
Advent Reflections 7:30 pm
Advent Reflections @ St James Church
Dec 6 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Advent Reflections, each Wednesday in Advent starting on 29th November at 7.30 A time to reflect upon the real meaning...
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Informal Prayer 8:15 am
Informal Prayer @ St James' Church
Dec 7 @ 8:15 am – 8:45 am
Relax with God. Informal prayer organised by Brightlingsea Churches Together. No need for fancy words, no need for words at...
Holy Mowers! 10:00 am
Holy Mowers! @ All Saints Churchyard
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Come and help tend the churchyard at All Saints (second-largest churchyard in the country), rake leaves, rake the mowings,  trim the...
St James’ Singers Practice 7:30 pm
St James’ Singers Practice @ St James' Church
Dec 7 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
We are practising for the Laying-up Service on 19th Nov, Handel for the concert on 26th Nov., and Christmas Carols...
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Prayers for the sick 10:30 am
Prayers for the sick @ St James' Church
Dec 8 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
All are welcome to attend to pray for those who are unwell. Read More...
Christmas Tree Festival Opening Concert 7:30 pm
Christmas Tree Festival Opening Concert @ All Saints Church
Dec 8 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Christmas Tree Festival Opening Concert @ All Saints Church | Brightlingsea | England | United Kingdom
The success of the annual Christmas Tree Festival is astonishing, now in its 15th year. Start your Christmas with this Concert...
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Coffee/Tea (and Breakfast on 3rd Sat of the month) 9:30 am
Coffee/Tea (and Breakfast on 3rd Sat of the month) @ St James Church
Dec 9 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Coffee/tea and fellowship. Volunteers to help serve teas and coffee are welcome. In addition, every third Saturday of the month...
Christmas Tree Festival Weekend! 10:00 am
Christmas Tree Festival Weekend! @ All Saints Church
Dec 9 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Christmas Tree Festival Weekend! @ All Saints Church | Brightlingsea | England | United Kingdom
The success of the annual Christmas Tree Festival is astonishing, now in its 15th year. Start your Christmas by coming to...
Christmas Tree Festival Gala Night 8:00 pm
Christmas Tree Festival Gala Night @ All Saints Church
Dec 9 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Christmas Tree Festival Gala Night @ All Saints Church | Brightlingsea | England | United Kingdom
The pinnacle of the weekend: a Christmas Concert given by members of Colchester Operatic Society. Includes admission to see the...
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Holy Communion 8:00 am
Holy Communion @ St James Church
Dec 10 @ 8:00 am – 8:45 am
Holy Communion in the stillness of God’s House. He is not here: he has risen! (Matthew 28:6) Read More...
Christmas Tree Festival 10:00 am
Christmas Tree Festival @ All Saints Church
Dec 10 @ 10:00 am – 6:30 pm
Christmas Tree Festival @ All Saints Church | Brightlingsea | England | United Kingdom
The success of the annual Christmas Tree Festival is astonishing, now in its 15th year. Start your Christmas by coming to...
Parish Eucharist 10:00 am
Parish Eucharist @ St James Church
Dec 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Celebrate the resurrection of Jesus in Sung Eucharist with communion and provision for young children. He is not here: he...
Carols with Chris 6:00 pm
Carols with Chris @ All Saints Church
Dec 10 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Carols with Chris @ All Saints Church | Brightlingsea | England | United Kingdom
To conclude a delightful weekend, 30 minutes of carol-singing among the trees led by Chris Bloor – all your favourite...
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Parish Prayers 9:00 am
Parish Prayers @ St James' Church
Dec 12 @ 9:00 am – 9:30 am
Time with God. Informal prayer for anyone. No need for fancy phrases, no need for words at all. No need...
Open House 10:30 am
Open House @ Janet Russell's home
Dec 12 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Meet for a good chat and a prayer Read More...
PCC Meeting 7:00 pm
PCC Meeting @ St James' Church
Dec 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The monthly meeting for elected PCC members Read More...
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Eucharist 10:00 am
Eucharist @ St James' Church
Dec 13 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Communion with God followed by coffee and fellowship. All welcome to lunch at the Brewers Arms at 12 noon on the first Wednesday ...
Coffee 11:00 am
Coffee @ St James' Church
Dec 13 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Following our Wednesday morning Eucharist service, you are welcome to remain for a cuppa and chat – or to come anyway...
‘The Chimes’ by Charles Dickens 7:30 pm
‘The Chimes’ by Charles Dickens @ All Saints Church
Dec 13 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
The Friends of All Saints’ Church are pleased to welcome Robert MacCall, who will perform ‘The Chimes’ by Charles Dickens...
Advent Reflections 7:30 pm
Advent Reflections @ St James Church
Dec 13 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Advent Reflections, each Wednesday in Advent starting on 29th November at 7.30 A time to reflect upon the real meaning...
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Informal Prayer 8:15 am
Informal Prayer @ St James' Church
Dec 14 @ 8:15 am – 8:45 am
Relax with God. Informal prayer organised by Brightlingsea Churches Together. No need for fancy words, no need for words at...
Holy Mowers! 10:00 am
Holy Mowers! @ All Saints Churchyard
Dec 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Come and help tend the churchyard at All Saints (second-largest churchyard in the country), rake leaves, rake the mowings,  trim the...
St James’ Singers Practice 7:30 pm
St James’ Singers Practice @ St James' Church
Dec 14 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
We are practising for the Laying-up Service on 19th Nov, Handel for the concert on 26th Nov., and Christmas Carols...
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Prayers for the sick 10:30 am
Prayers for the sick @ St James' Church
Dec 15 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
All are welcome to attend to pray for those who are unwell. Read More...
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Coffee/Tea (and Breakfast on 3rd Sat of the month) 9:30 am
Coffee/Tea (and Breakfast on 3rd Sat of the month) @ St James Church
Dec 16 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Coffee/tea and fellowship. Volunteers to help serve teas and coffee are welcome. In addition, every third Saturday of the month...
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Holy Communion 8:00 am
Holy Communion @ All Saints' Church
Dec 17 @ 8:00 am – 8:45 am
Said Holy Communion in the stillness of God’s house. Read More...
Parish Eucharist 10:00 am
Parish Eucharist @ All Saints' Church
Dec 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Worship for all the family with communion in our ancient Parish Church. For a lift from town centre ring Hazel Dines...
Sparklers 10:00 am
Sparklers @ St James Church
Dec 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
An informal way to learn about and meet with God in St James on the 3rd Sunday of each month..  For...
Carol Service 6:30 pm
Carol Service @ St James Church
Dec 17 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
The annual service of 9 lessons and carols with St James’ Singers. Read More...
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Churches Together Carol Singing 7:15 pm
Churches Together Carol Singing @ Brewers Arms
Dec 18 @ 7:15 pm – 7:45 pm
Churches Together in Brightlingsea hold carol singing outside The Brewers Arms, Victoria Place, Brightlingsea.  on Monday, 18th December at 7.00 p.m.  Come and...
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Parish Prayers 9:00 am
Parish Prayers @ St James' Church
Dec 19 @ 9:00 am – 9:30 am
Time with God. Informal prayer for anyone. No need for fancy phrases, no need for words at all. No need...
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Eucharist 10:00 am
Eucharist @ St James' Church
Dec 20 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Communion with God followed by coffee and fellowship. All welcome to lunch at the Brewers Arms at 12 noon on the first Wednesday ...
Coffee 11:00 am
Coffee @ St James' Church
Dec 20 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Following our Wednesday morning Eucharist service, you are welcome to remain for a cuppa and chat – or to come anyway...
BRIGHTLINGSEA BEARS 2:15 pm
BRIGHTLINGSEA BEARS @ St. James' Church
Dec 20 @ 2:15 pm – 3:15 pm
For children of pre-school age and their parent(s)/carer(s) meet on the third Wednesday  afternoon of each month (except during school summer holidays)...
Advent Reflections 7:30 pm
Advent Reflections @ St James Church
Dec 20 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Advent Reflections, each Wednesday in Advent starting on 29th November at 7.30 A time to reflect upon the real meaning...
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Informal Prayer 8:15 am
Informal Prayer @ St James' Church
Dec 21 @ 8:15 am – 8:45 am
Relax with God. Informal prayer organised by Brightlingsea Churches Together. No need for fancy words, no need for words at...
Holy Mowers! 10:00 am
Holy Mowers! @ All Saints Churchyard
Dec 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Come and help tend the churchyard at All Saints (second-largest churchyard in the country), rake leaves, rake the mowings,  trim the...
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Prayers for the sick 10:30 am
Prayers for the sick @ St James' Church
Dec 22 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
All are welcome to attend to pray for those who are unwell. Read More...
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Coffee/Tea (and Breakfast on 3rd Sat of the month) 9:30 am
Coffee/Tea (and Breakfast on 3rd Sat of the month) @ St James Church
Dec 23 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Coffee/tea and fellowship. Volunteers to help serve teas and coffee are welcome. In addition, every third Saturday of the month...
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Holy Communion 8:00 am
Holy Communion @ St James Church
Dec 24 @ 8:00 am – 8:45 am
Holy Communion in the stillness of God’s House. He is not here: he has risen! (Matthew 28:6) Read More...
Parish Eucharist 10:00 am
Parish Eucharist @ St James Church
Dec 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Celebrate the resurrection of Jesus in Sung Eucharist with communion and provision for young children. He is not here: he...
Children’s Nativity Play 5:30 pm
Children’s Nativity Play @ St James' Church
Dec 24 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Always a bid turn-out for the annual Nativity Play because it wouldn’t be Christmas without it. Children who would like...
Midnight Mass 11:30 pm
Midnight Mass @ St James' Church
Dec 24 @ 11:30 pm – Dec 25 @ 12:45 am
He is here! Be the first to welcome the birth of the Christ-child in sung holy communion. God is with us...
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Christmas Morning Family Worship 10:00 am
Christmas Morning Family Worship @ St James' Church
Dec 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
He is here! Welcome the birth of the Jesus with Morning Worship and lots of carols!. God is with us, He...
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Coffee 11:00 am
Coffee @ St James' Church
Dec 27 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Following our Wednesday morning Eucharist service, you are welcome to remain for a cuppa and chat – or to come anyway...
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Holy Mowers! 10:00 am
Holy Mowers! @ All Saints Churchyard
Dec 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Come and help tend the churchyard at All Saints (second-largest churchyard in the country), rake leaves, rake the mowings,  trim the...
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Prayers for the sick 10:30 am
Prayers for the sick @ St James' Church
Dec 29 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
All are welcome to attend to pray for those who are unwell. Read More...
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Coffee/Tea (and Breakfast on 3rd Sat of the month) 9:30 am
Coffee/Tea (and Breakfast on 3rd Sat of the month) @ St James Church
Dec 30 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Coffee/tea and fellowship. Volunteers to help serve teas and coffee are welcome. In addition, every third Saturday of the month...
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Holy Communion 8:00 am
Holy Communion @ St James Church
Dec 31 @ 8:00 am – 8:45 am
Holy Communion in the stillness of God’s House. He is not here: he has risen! (Matthew 28:6) Read More...
All-age worship 10:00 am
All-age worship @ St James Church
Dec 31 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
All-age worship for young and old, with a particular slant for families and children (without communion). God is with us, he...