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

Events

Apr
21
Sat
2018
Coffee/Tea (and Breakfast on 3rd Sat of the month) @ St James Church
Apr 21 @ 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 a full English Breakfast can be bought for £4.00.

Breakfast Club @ St James Church
Apr 21 @ 8:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Enjoy the full English breakfast for £4.00! Now seriously popular (44 breakfasts served last time) on the 3rd Saturday of every month. Coffee and tea continue to be served up to 11.30

Apr
25
Wed
2018
Coffee @ St James' Church
Apr 25 @ 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 even if you haven’t been to the service!

Apr
26
Thu
2018
Holy Mowers! @ All Saints Churchyard
Apr 26 @ 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 verges, weed round the gravestones, trim the shrubs, flatten the molehills, pull out the suckers, plant bulbs….  You don’t have to do heavy work if you’re not up to it. Come for as long (or short) as you like. The churchyard now looks more loved than ever. We’re entering the Best-kept Churchyard competition this year.

Apr
28
Sat
2018
Coffee/Tea (and Breakfast on 3rd Sat of the month) @ St James Church
Apr 28 @ 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 a full English Breakfast can be bought for £4.00.

May
2
Wed
2018
Coffee @ St James' Church
May 2 @ 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 even if you haven’t been to the service!

May
3
Thu
2018
Holy Mowers! @ All Saints Churchyard
May 3 @ 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 verges, weed round the gravestones, trim the shrubs, flatten the molehills, pull out the suckers, plant bulbs….  You don’t have to do heavy work if you’re not up to it. Come for as long (or short) as you like. The churchyard now looks more loved than ever. We’re entering the Best-kept Churchyard competition this year.

May
4
Fri
2018
Churches Together Simple Lunch @ St James Church
May 4 @ 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 which goes to Christian Aid or CAFOD.

May
5
Sat
2018
Coffee/Tea (and Breakfast on 3rd Sat of the month) @ St James Church
May 5 @ 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 a full English Breakfast can be bought for £4.00.

Supper Evening @ St James' Church
May 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:15 pm

Savour a stimulatingly sublime sociable supper evening! It’s for anyone who would like to attend whether you come to our church or not, in aid of church funds. Payment with your booking please.

May
8
Tue
2018
Open House @ Janet Russell's home 38 High St.
May 8 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Meet for a good chat and a prayer

PCC Meeting @ St James' Church
May 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The monthly meeting for elected PCC members

May
9
Wed
2018
Coffee @ St James' Church
May 9 @ 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 even if you haven’t been to the service!

May
10
Thu
2018
Holy Mowers! @ All Saints Churchyard
May 10 @ 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 verges, weed round the gravestones, trim the shrubs, flatten the molehills, pull out the suckers, plant bulbs….  You don’t have to do heavy work if you’re not up to it. Come for as long (or short) as you like. The churchyard now looks more loved than ever. We’re entering the Best-kept Churchyard competition this year.

May
12
Sat
2018
Coffee/Tea (and Breakfast on 3rd Sat of the month) @ St James Church
May 12 @ 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 a full English Breakfast can be bought for £4.00.

May
16
Wed
2018
Coffee @ St James' Church
May 16 @ 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 even if you haven’t been to the service!

BRIGHTLINGSEA BEARS @ St. James' Church
May 16 @ 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) at St James Church 2.15 to 3.15 pm. Refreshments provided

May
17
Thu
2018
Holy Mowers! @ All Saints Churchyard
May 17 @ 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 verges, weed round the gravestones, trim the shrubs, flatten the molehills, pull out the suckers, plant bulbs….  You don’t have to do heavy work if you’re not up to it. Come for as long (or short) as you like. The churchyard now looks more loved than ever. We’re entering the Best-kept Churchyard competition this year.

May
19
Sat
2018
Coffee/Tea (and Breakfast on 3rd Sat of the month) @ St James Church
May 19 @ 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 a full English Breakfast can be bought for £4.00.

Breakfast Club @ St James Church
May 19 @ 8:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Enjoy the full English breakfast for £4.00! Now seriously popular (44 breakfasts served last time) on the 3rd Saturday of every month. Coffee and tea continue to be served up to 11.30

May
20
Sun
2018
Blessing of the Seas @ The Hard,
May 20 @ 12:30 pm – 1:15 pm

The Annual Blessing of the Seas (followed by Reclaiming of the Waters) at the Hard by Roger, Bishop of Colchester and in the presence of the Lord Lieutenant of Essex, Jennifer Tolhurst DL with the Motley Crew leading the worship. A spectacle not to be missed.

May
23
Wed
2018
Coffee @ St James' Church
May 23 @ 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 even if you haven’t been to the service!

May
24
Thu
2018
Holy Mowers! @ All Saints Churchyard
May 24 @ 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 verges, weed round the gravestones, trim the shrubs, flatten the molehills, pull out the suckers, plant bulbs….  You don’t have to do heavy work if you’re not up to it. Come for as long (or short) as you like. The churchyard now looks more loved than ever. We’re entering the Best-kept Churchyard competition this year.

May
26
Sat
2018
Coffee/Tea (and Breakfast on 3rd Sat of the month) @ St James Church
May 26 @ 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 a full English Breakfast can be bought for £4.00.

May
30
Wed
2018
Coffee @ St James' Church
May 30 @ 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 even if you haven’t been to the service!

May
31
Thu
2018
Holy Mowers! @ All Saints Churchyard
May 31 @ 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 verges, weed round the gravestones, trim the shrubs, flatten the molehills, pull out the suckers, plant bulbs….  You don’t have to do heavy work if you’re not up to it. Come for as long (or short) as you like. The churchyard now looks more loved than ever. We’re entering the Best-kept Churchyard competition this year.

Jun
1
Fri
2018
Churches Together Simple Lunch @ St James Church
Jun 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 which goes to Christian Aid or CAFOD.

Jun
2
Sat
2018
Coffee/Tea (and Breakfast on 3rd Sat of the month) @ St James Church
Jun 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 a full English Breakfast can be bought for £4.00.

Jun
6
Wed
2018
Coffee @ St James' Church
Jun 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 even if you haven’t been to the service!

Jun
7
Thu
2018
Holy Mowers! @ All Saints Churchyard
Jun 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 verges, weed round the gravestones, trim the shrubs, flatten the molehills, pull out the suckers, plant bulbs….  You don’t have to do heavy work if you’re not up to it. Come for as long (or short) as you like. The churchyard now looks more loved than ever. We’re entering the Best-kept Churchyard competition this year.