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

Events

Oct
17
Wed
2018
BRIGHTLINGSEA BEARS @ St. James' Church
Oct 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

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

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

Daffodil Planting Day @ All Saints Church
Oct 20 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Join Sheila and the ‘Holy Mowers’ to plant thousands of daffodil bulbs around All Saints Churchyard. Click here for a copy of the poster

Daffodil Poster 2018

 

Breakfast Club @ St James Church
Oct 20 @ 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

Oct
25
Thu
2018
Holy Mowers! @ All Saints Churchyard
Oct 25 @ 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.

Oct
27
Sat
2018
Coffee/Tea (and Breakfast on 3rd Sat of the month) @ St James Church
Oct 27 @ 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.

Nov
1
Thu
2018
Holy Mowers! @ All Saints Churchyard
Nov 1 @ 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.

Nov
2
Fri
2018
Churches Together Simple Lunch @ St James Church
Nov 2 @ 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.

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

Nov
8
Thu
2018
Holy Mowers! @ All Saints Churchyard
Nov 8 @ 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.

Nov
10
Sat
2018
Coffee/Tea (and Breakfast on 3rd Sat of the month) @ St James Church
Nov 10 @ 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.

Nov
11
Sun
2018
Act of Remembrance @ War Memorial
Nov 11 @ 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm

The annual act of remembrance is made particularly poignant this year because it is the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Armistice when ‘the guns fell silent’. Followed by a service of remembrance in St James’ Church.

Nov
13
Tue
2018
Open House @ Janet Russell's home 38 High St.
Nov 13 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Meet for a good chat and a prayer

PCC Meeting @ St James' Church
Nov 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The monthly meeting for elected PCC members

Nov
15
Thu
2018
Holy Mowers! @ All Saints Churchyard
Nov 15 @ 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.

Nov
17
Sat
2018
Coffee/Tea (and Breakfast on 3rd Sat of the month) @ St James Church
Nov 17 @ 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
Nov 17 @ 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

Nov
21
Wed
2018
BRIGHTLINGSEA BEARS @ St. James' Church
Nov 21 @ 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

Nov
22
Thu
2018
Holy Mowers! @ All Saints Churchyard
Nov 22 @ 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.

Nov
24
Sat
2018
Christmas Bazaar @ St James' Church
Nov 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

It is not too early to start thinking about goods for the Bazaar. Items needed include new or good quality items for Gift stall and raffle,  full bottles for tombola, puzzles, cakes and preserves.  Items may be brought into church at any time from now on. (Cakes on the day)

Nov
29
Thu
2018
Holy Mowers! @ All Saints Churchyard
Nov 29 @ 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
1
Sat
2018
Coffee/Tea (and Breakfast on 3rd Sat of the month) @ St James Church
Dec 1 @ 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
2
Sun
2018
Winter Warmer Concert @ St James' Church
Dec 2 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The annual Winter Music Concert with the Clacton Concert Orchestra

Dec
6
Thu
2018
Holy Mowers! @ All Saints Churchyard
Dec 6 @ 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
7
Fri
2018
Churches Together Simple Lunch @ St James Church
Dec 7 @ 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.

Light up a Life Service @ St James' Church
Dec 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

This very popular service at which a cheque will be presented to the Colchester Hospice coincides with Late Night Shopping

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

The start of the weekend of the annual Christmas Tree Festival, now in its 16th year. Start your Christmas with this Concert of Christmas Music given by Women of Harmony conducted by Alison Benz.  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
8
Sat
2018
Coffee/Tea (and Breakfast on 3rd Sat of the month) @ St James Church
Dec 8 @ 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.

Christmas Tree Festival Weekend! @ All Saints Church
Dec 8 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm

The success of the annual Christmas Tree Festival is astonishing, now in its 16th 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.