Welcome to the website of St. Mary's Church, Riverhead and Dunton Green. Whether you are a first-time visitor or enquirer, or a member of our Church community, we hope the information provided will be helpful.
CHRISTMAS 2016 AT ST MARY'S - SERVICES & EVENTS
|9:30am to 4:30pm||Sat, 10 Dec||Christmas Tree Festival|
|11:00am to 4:00pm||Sun, 11 Dec||Christmas Tree Festival|
|3:00pm||Sun, 11 Dec||Christmas Tree Carols|
|9:30am||Sun, 18 Dec||Sunday School Nativity|
|7:00pm||Sun, 18 Dec||Nine Lessons and Carols|
|2:30pm||Sat, 24 Dec||
Crib Service with Christingles
|4:00pm||Sat, 24 Dec||Christingle Service|
|11:30pm||Sat, 24 Dec||Midnight Eucharist|
|8:30am||Sun, 25 Dec||Holy Communion|
|10:00am||Sun, 25 Dec||Parish Eucharist|
|See Revd Martin's Christmas Message.|
'A CHRISTMAS NEAR YOU'
The C of E has a launched a website this Christmas whereby you can explore the Christmas Services and Events taking place locally to wherever you may happen to be and whatever your particular needs may be. It may be particularly useful if you will be away from your normal home area. You can search using location or postcode. The link to the website is as follows: www.achristmasnearyou.org/
Do have a read of the latest 'Vicar's Thoughts', dated 21 November 2016, about 'Christ The King'; accessed from the main menu on the left-hand side of this front page.
CHRISTMAS TREE FESTIVAL 2016
Our popular Christmas Tree Festival will be taking place over the weekend of 10/11 December 2016. The festival will open on Saturday, 10 December 2016, 9:30am - 4:30pm, and on Sunday, 11 December 2016, 11:00am - 4:00pm. The final hour on the Sunday will incorporate a Carol Service suitable for all ages. Everyone is invited to visit our beautiful Church and view the exhibition. The charity being supported this year is Age UK Sevenoaks, who will be celebrating their Diamond Jubilee next year. If you would like to exhibit a tree, further details can be found here.
MOTHERS' UNION - FPW
An MU Faith & Policy Watch, November 2016, document is available. You can view the document by following this link.
Information about the MU's 140th Anniversary in 2016 has been received - please see our MU page (Church Groups/MU). Her Majesty the Queen has also recently sent a congratulatory message to mark the 140th Anniversary.
Children especially may like to access this online Advent Calendar produced by the JAM (Jesus and Me) Trust: jamtrust.org/jamresources/adventcalendar/