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

Events

Dec
12
Tue
2017
Open House @ Janet Russell's home
Dec 12 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Meet for a good chat and a prayer

PCC Meeting @ St James' Church
Dec 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The monthly meeting for elected PCC members

Dec
13
Wed
2017
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 even if you haven’t been to the service!

‘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 on Wednesday, 13th December, 2017 at All Saints’ Church, Brightlingsea, at 7.30 pm..  Tickets £10 adults and £5 child, to include interval refreshments, available from Spirals or by calling 01206 308549.

Dec
14
Thu
2017
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 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.

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 for 17th Dec.

Dec
16
Sat
2017
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 a full English Breakfast can be bought for £4.00.

Dec
18
Mon
2017
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 make a joyful noise to the Lord with people from other churches and from none.

Dec
20
Wed
2017
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 even if you haven’t been to the service!

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) at St James Church 2.15 to 3.15 pm. Refreshments provided

Dec
21
Thu
2017
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 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.

Dec
23
Sat
2017
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 a full English Breakfast can be bought for £4.00.

Dec
24
Sun
2017
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 to join in contact Ruby Summers on 01206 30 44 81. All welcome to watch it – not just parents and grandparents!

Dec
27
Wed
2017
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 even if you haven’t been to the service!

Dec
28
Thu
2017
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 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.

Dec
30
Sat
2017
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 a full English Breakfast can be bought for £4.00.

Jan
1
Mon
2018
Bereavement Coffee Afternoon @ St James' Church
Jan 1 @ 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 like to join this group please contact Jennifer Gallant 01206 30 50 60.

Jan
3
Wed
2018
Coffee @ St James' Church
Jan 3 @ 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!

Jan
4
Thu
2018
Holy Mowers! @ All Saints Churchyard
Jan 4 @ 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.

Jan
5
Fri
2018
Churches Together Simple Lunch @ St James Church
Jan 5 @ 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.

Jan
6
Sat
2018
Coffee/Tea (and Breakfast on 3rd Sat of the month) @ St James Church
Jan 6 @ 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.

Jan
9
Tue
2018
Open House @ Janet Russell's home
Jan 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Meet for a good chat and a prayer

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

The monthly meeting for elected PCC members

Jan
10
Wed
2018
Coffee @ St James' Church
Jan 10 @ 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!

Jan
11
Thu
2018
Holy Mowers! @ All Saints Churchyard
Jan 11 @ 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.

Jan
13
Sat
2018
Coffee/Tea (and Breakfast on 3rd Sat of the month) @ St James Church
Jan 13 @ 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.

Jan
17
Wed
2018
Coffee @ St James' Church
Jan 17 @ 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
Jan 17 @ 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

Jan
18
Thu
2018
Holy Mowers! @ All Saints Churchyard
Jan 18 @ 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.

Jan
20
Sat
2018
Coffee/Tea (and Breakfast on 3rd Sat of the month) @ St James Church
Jan 20 @ 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.