Resources / Links

This area contains links to other websites of churches and organisations that we have a close relationship with as a church or that we find as useful resources for 21st century Christian living. We have also provided you with information you may need if you wish to plan a baptism, wedding or funeral at St.Mary's.

Useful Websites

Action by Christians Against Torture

Alpha Course
Find out where there's a course running in your area.

Bible Society
An advocate for the Bible in contemporary cultures, resourcing and influencing those who shape society and making the Bible heard by all.

Christian Aid
Working through local organisations to challenge the causes of poverty and making change happen.

The Christian Bookshop
Offering the widest selection of Christian Books from the World's most distinguished Christian publishers. Pratts Bottom, near Orpington shop.

The Children's Society
This worth while charity is supported by the parish and the highlight of its year is at the annual Christingle services held held on Christmas Eve annually at St.Mary's.

Christian Enquiry Agency 
The Christian Enquiry Agency provides information for people who want to find out about the Christian faith and its founder Jesus Christ. It does not just give a version of Christianity adhered to by one particular group of Christians ('denomination' or 'tradition'). Instead it attempts to explain and explore what Christians of all kinds believe.

Church of England

Diocese of Rochester

Sevenoaks Deanery

Churches together in Sevenoaks and District (CTSD) 
Click on their 'Ministries' tab to see all the social action that is undertaken by Churches together.

Church Near You
Enter a location and find the nearest church. Details of each church include a map of the ecclesiastical parish boundary.

Fairtrade

Fellowship Finders
Helps young people moving in to new area within UK or Ireland to get involved in a church or fellowship.

Jesus and Me (JAM)
An on-line Advent calendar, and other Christian resources, suitable for children.

Operation Noah
An ecumenical Christian charity providing leadership, focus and inspiration in response to the growing threat of catastrophic climate change.

Parish Councils
Dunton Green
Riverhead

Planning a Wedding
A practical resource for planning your church wedding.

Prayer
Thy Kingdom
Just Pray

Prayerline  (Note:  not presently operational)
Anxious? In pain? Facing a crisis? Call PRAYERLINE on 01959 561388. A local service operates whereby Christian volunteers are ready to pray for you today - and every day. There is absolute confidentiality, and nothing to pay, except the cost of your phone call.

Sevenoaks Area Youth Trust (SAYT)

Sevenoaks Christian School (Trinity School Sevenoaks)

Spring Harvest
An inter-denominational Christian organization which provides a range of events, conferences, courses and resources.

Tearfund
A Christian relief and development agency working with a global network of local churches to help eradicate poverty.

Traidcraft

West Kent Debt Advice
WKDA is a free, confidential, money advice charity supported by churches from across West Kent, as well as Charitable Trusts and Housing Associations. Telephone: 01732 300425