Details of the Christmas Services 2022 at St James, Abinger Common; Sunday 11th December 6pm – Traditional Lessons & Carols Sunday 18th December 10.30am – Crib Service. Come dressed as your favourite Nativity character to take part in an interactive Christmas story. Saturday 24th December […]
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Advent Meditation – This Sunday, 6pm
Christmas can be a frenetic time where we are pulled in many different directions. To help us re-claim some serenity and to enter into this festive season with calm and a renewed sense of Christmas purpose you are warmly invited to join us for an hour of tranquillity. With time for stillness and reflection, music, […]
SJs cafe – every Wednesday at 8.45am
Please join us for coffee, croissants and the chance to catch up. Everyone welcome, from 8.45am every Wednesday at St James – feel free to drop in!
All Souls Service – Sunday 6th November
On Sunday 6th November at 3pm there will be an All Souls Service at St James, Abinger Common. The service will be quiet and contemplative, to remember with love and affection those who have died and whose memories we still honour and treasure. Names will be read out and candles may be lit to remind […]
Prayer Evening – Wednesday 19th October at 7.30pm
What is prayer? How do we do it? Are there different sorts? If any of these questions resonate with you then do pop along to St. James’ church this Wednesday 19th October at 7:30pm as folk across our local churches come together to explore prayer. Refreshments will be served from 7:30pm – all welcome!’
Organ Recital at Christ Church Coldharbour, Saturday 15th October
The middle of this month brings the 150th anniversary of the birth of the composer Ralph Vaughan Williams (who spent his childhood at Leith Hill Place) and the anniversary of the dedication of Christ Church, Coldharbour. These events will be marked by a recital of organ duets (two organists, one organ) at Christ Church on […]
Harvest Service 2nd October 2022
The annual Harvest Service was held on Sunday 2nd October at Christ Church, Coldharbour. The Service was followed by an auction of produce and a delicious Harvest lunch. Donations were also taken for the Dorking food bank. The auction raised an outstanding £910 for the Amber Foundation – a charity that supports young people facing […]
Harvest Festival 2nd October 2022
On Sunday 2nd October there will be our annual Harvest Service at Christ Church, Coldharbour at 11am. The service will be followed by an auction of gifts and Harvest Lunch. Please let Sally the parish office (email@example.com) know if you are planning to attend the lunch so that we can ensure everyone is catered for.
Welcome to the new Vicar at Holy Trinity, Westcott
Our neighbours at Holy Trinity Church in Westcott were delighted to welcome Reverend Tim Armstrong as their new Vicar at the beginning of September. Please follow this link for more details A big welcome to Tim from us too and we look forward to meeting him properly over the coming months.
Statement from Rev Kia Pakenham following the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
It is with huge sadness that we learnt of the death of her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth, yesterday. It is difficult to think of a life more dedicated and devoted to others. She prayed at the beginning of her reign for the help of God to fulfil all that was asked of her, and her prayer […]