Vicar: Rev’d Caroline Beckett - 01206 30 87 26 - revcarolinebeckett@gmail.com

Events

Nov
16
Sat
2019
Breakfast for All @ St James Church
Nov 16 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am

Enjoy the full English breakfast for £5.00 on the 3rd Saturday of every month! Everyone and anyone welcome regardless of whether you believe in Jesus or not. Now seriously popular.  Coffee and tea continue to be served up to 11.30

Coffee Morning @ St James Church
Nov 16 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Coffee/tea and fellowship. Volunteers to help serve teas and coffee are welcome.

Nov
20
Wed
2019
BRIGHTLINGSEA BEARS @ St. James' Church
Nov 20 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 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

Nov
21
Thu
2019
Holy Mowers! @ All Saints Churchyard
Nov 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

Come and help tend the churchyard at All Saints (second-largest churchyard in the country). Mow the grass, 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 or just come for coffee at 11.00. The churchyard now looks more loved than ever. Ring Sheila Crow on 30 65 74 for more information

Nov
23
Sat
2019
Christmas Bazaar @ St James' Church
Nov 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

This annual bazaar is an essential fund-raiser for keeping our town-centre church going not just for the regular members of the congregation but also for use by the town for functions, rehearsals, concerts, weddings, funerals, baptisms, civic and laying-up services. It is the centre of our visible witness to the town. Donations of gifts (new items only please) for the gift stall, bottles for the bottle stall, and cakes will be very welcome.

Nov
28
Thu
2019
Holy Mowers! @ All Saints Churchyard
Nov 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

Come and help tend the churchyard at All Saints (second-largest churchyard in the country). Mow the grass, 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 or just come for coffee at 11.00. The churchyard now looks more loved than ever. Ring Sheila Crow on 30 65 74 for more information

Nov
30
Sat
2019
Coffee Morning @ St James Church
Nov 30 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Coffee/tea and fellowship. Volunteers to help serve teas and coffee are welcome.

Dec
5
Thu
2019
Holy Mowers! @ All Saints Churchyard
Dec 5 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

Come and help tend the churchyard at All Saints (second-largest churchyard in the country). Mow the grass, 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 or just come for coffee at 11.00. The churchyard now looks more loved than ever. Ring Sheila Crow on 30 65 74 for more information

Dec
6
Fri
2019
Churches Together Simple Lunch @ St James Church
Dec 6 @ 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 £3.00 which goes to Christian Aid or CAFOD.

Dec
7
Sat
2019
Coffee Morning @ St James Church
Dec 7 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Coffee/tea and fellowship. Volunteers to help serve teas and coffee are welcome.

Bright Voices @ St James' Church
Dec 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Brightlingsea’s own community choir will perform yet again a programme of popular music in harmony. It will be a sell-out so get your tickets early from Spirals in Victoria Place!

Dec
8
Sun
2019
Wild Advent Outdor Activities @ All Saints Churchyard
Dec 8 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Activities to entertain you in our ancient (and second largest in the country) churchyard

Dec
10
Tue
2019
Open House @ Janet Russell's home 38 High St.
Dec 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Meet for a good chat and a prayer

PCC Meeting @ St James' Church
Dec 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The monthly meeting for elected PCC members

Dec
12
Thu
2019
Holy Mowers! @ All Saints Churchyard
Dec 12 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

Come and help tend the churchyard at All Saints (second-largest churchyard in the country). Mow the grass, 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 or just come for coffee at 11.00. The churchyard now looks more loved than ever. Ring Sheila Crow on 30 65 74 for more information

Dec
13
Fri
2019
Christmas Tree Festival Opening Concert @ All Saints Church
Dec 13 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

A Christmas Concert with singing group Oh La-la! The start of the weekend of the annual Christmas Tree Festival, now in its 16th year.  Includes admission to see the scores of decorated trees, your first glass of wine and mince pies. To enter a Christmas tree (it’s free) ring  Linda Salmon on 01206 30 63 65 or  log on to the CTF website:-https://brightlingseachristmastreefestival.co.uk/  which also gives loads of info and pictures.

Dec
14
Sat
2019
Coffee Morning @ St James Church
Dec 14 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Coffee/tea and fellowship. Volunteers to help serve teas and coffee are welcome.

Christmas Tree Festival Weekend! @ All Saints Church
Dec 14 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm

The success of the annual Christmas Tree Festival is astonishing, now in its 17th year. Start your Christmas by coming to see the scores of decorated Christmas Trees – most with witty names.  Live background music all day. tea, coffee, sandwiches, cake, roast chestnuts and mulled wine available and a Christmas Shop. Enter your own Christmas tree! It’s free: ring Linda Salmon on 01206 30 63 65 or  log on to the CTF website:-https://brightlingseachristmastreefestival.co.uk/  which also gives loads of info and pictures.

 

Christmas Tree Festival Gala Night @ All Saints Church
Dec 14 @ 7:30 pm – 10:15 pm

The pinnacle of the weekend: a concert of Christmas music given by Music Group Hexachordia amid the trees. Includes admission to see the trees, first glass of wine free and finger-food. Doors open 7.30. Tickets limited to 150 people. Always a sell-out before the event.

Dec
15
Sun
2019
Christmas Tree Festival @ All Saints Church
Dec 15 @ 10:00 am – 6:30 pm

The success of the annual Christmas Tree Festival is astonishing, now in its 17th year. Start your Christmas by coming to see the scores of decorated Christmas Trees – most with witty names.  Live background music all day. Tea, coffee, sandwiches, cake, roast chestnuts and mulled wine available and a Christmas Shop. Entry cost TBA (was £3.50 last year : children and students in full-time continuing education free).  Enter your own Christmas tree! It’s free: ring Linda Salmon on 01206 30 63 65 or  log on to the CTF website:-https://brightlingseachristmastreefestival.co.uk/  which also gives loads of info and pictures. The Festival concludes on Sunday with Carol-Singing amid the trees from 6 – 6.30 p.m.

Carols with Chris @ All Saints Church
Dec 15 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm

To conclude a delightful weekend, 30 minutes of carol-singing among the trees led – all your favourite carols and maybe one which calls for dancing in the aisles!

Dec
16
Mon
2019
Outdoor Carol Singing @ Ye Olde Swan Public House
Dec 16 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Outdoor Carol Singing @ The Swan 7 pm

Dec
18
Wed
2019
BRIGHTLINGSEA BEARS @ St. James' Church
Dec 18 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 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

Dec
19
Thu
2019
Holy Mowers! @ All Saints Churchyard
Dec 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

Come and help tend the churchyard at All Saints (second-largest churchyard in the country). Mow the grass, 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 or just come for coffee at 11.00. The churchyard now looks more loved than ever. Ring Sheila Crow on 30 65 74 for more information

Dec
21
Sat
2019
Coffee Morning @ St James Church
Dec 21 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Coffee/tea and fellowship. Volunteers to help serve teas and coffee are welcome.

Dec
28
Sat
2019
Coffee Morning @ St James Church
Dec 28 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Coffee/tea and fellowship. Volunteers to help serve teas and coffee are welcome.

Jan
2
Thu
2020
Holy Mowers! @ All Saints Churchyard
Jan 2 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

Come and help tend the churchyard at All Saints (second-largest churchyard in the country). Mow the grass, 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 or just come for coffee at 11.00. The churchyard now looks more loved than ever. Ring Sheila Crow on 30 65 74 for more information

Jan
4
Sat
2020
Coffee Morning @ St James Church
Jan 4 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Coffee/tea and fellowship. Volunteers to help serve teas and coffee are welcome.

Jan
9
Thu
2020
Holy Mowers! @ All Saints Churchyard
Jan 9 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

Come and help tend the churchyard at All Saints (second-largest churchyard in the country). Mow the grass, 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 or just come for coffee at 11.00. The churchyard now looks more loved than ever. Ring Sheila Crow on 30 65 74 for more information

Jan
11
Sat
2020
Coffee Morning @ St James Church
Jan 11 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Coffee/tea and fellowship. Volunteers to help serve teas and coffee are welcome.