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Services on Sunday 26th August
Aug
26
8:00 AM08:00

Services on Sunday 26th August

8am Holy Communion (St Mildred’s)

9am Holy Communion (St Michael’s)

9.30am The Eucharist (St Mildred’s)

11am All Age Worship (St Michael’s)

11.15am Flower Festival Holy Communion (St John’s)

Holy Communion is celebrated every Wednesday at St Michael’s and every Thursday at St Mildred’s, both services beginning at 11am.

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Services on Sunday 2nd September
Sep
2
8:00 AM08:00

Services on Sunday 2nd September

8am Holy Communion (St Mildred’s)

9.30am All-Age Worship (St Mildred’s)

11am The Eucharist (St Michael’s)

11.15am Matins (St John’s)

6pm The Eucharist (St Mildred’s)

Holy Communion is celebrated every Wednesday at St Michael’s and every Thursday at St Mildred’s, both services beginning at 11am

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Services on Sunday 9th September
Sep
9
8:00 AM08:00

Services on Sunday 9th September

8am Holy Communion (St Mildred’s)

9am Holy Communion (St Michael’s)

9.30am The Eucharist (St Mildred’s)

11am Food for Thought (St Michael’s)

11.15am Holy Communion (St John’s)

6pm Group Evensong (Newenden)

Holy Communion is celebrated every Wednesday at St Michael’s and every Thursday at St Mildred’s, both services beginning at 11am

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Tenterden Community Lunch
Sep
14
12:30 PM12:30

Tenterden Community Lunch

Come along to St Mildred’s Church Hall on Friday 14th September from 12.30pm for the next Community Lunch and bring your friends! This is a truly a free lunch, and very tasty too, made by Tenterden Community Hub volunteers. Tenterden Community Hub exists to support local people with budgeting and personal problems, and to bring help to individuals and families.

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Praise and Pizza
Sep
16
11:00 AM11:00

Praise and Pizza

Praise and Pizza is a different kind of service. We begin with refreshments, which dovetail neatly into those served after the 9.30am Eucharist (we don’t want it to be completely separate from what we do at the moment), and it’s aimed at the young at heart – primarily young people, but all those who might welcome a different style of worship. We end with pizza! Eat pizza and praise Jesus!

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Barn Dance
Sep
22
7:00 PM19:00

Barn Dance

How is your do-si-do? Not, good? Then start practising with someone because St Mildred’s will be holding a Barn Dance on Saturday 22nd September. The venue will be the Tenterden Club, with the time to be confirmed.

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Harvest Thanksgiving
Sep
23
to Oct 7

Harvest Thanksgiving

This year’s Harvest celebrations will be at:

St Michael’s on the 23rd September at 11am;

St John’s on the 30th September at 11.15am;

St Mildred’s on the 7th October at 9.30am;

All good gifts around us are sent from heaven above; then thank the Lord, O thank the Lord, for all his love.

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St Michael's Quiz Night
Oct
13
7:00 PM19:00

St Michael's Quiz Night

This is an advance notice that the annual St Michael’s Quiz Night will be held in St Michael’s Village Hall on Saturday 13th October at 6.30pm for 7pm, in aid of St Michael’s Church. Teams of six to eight people are invited to compete. A ticket, priced at £10, will include food (fish and chips or spring roll and chips). Contact Raymond Crawfurd (762967) or Christian Robinson (01233 820184).

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Week of Accompanied Prayer
Oct
14
to Oct 20

Week of Accompanied Prayer

Our Week of Accompanied Prayer (14th - 20th October) will be a retreat based in St Mildred’s. This will give us the benefit of an individually guided retreat whilst living at home and going about our ordinary lives. The Week is a journey in the love of God, through which we will be affirmed and encouraged. The Week is open to everyone. Booking details will be announced in due course.

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Services on Sunday 19th August
Aug
19
8:00 AM08:00

Services on Sunday 19th August

8am Holy Communion (St Mildred’s);

9.30am The Eucharist (St Mildred’s);

11am The Eucharist (St Michael’s);

11.15am Matins (St John’s);

6pm Evensong (St Mildred’s).

Holy Communion is celebrated every Wednesday at St Michael’s, and every Thursday at St Mildred’s, both services beginning at 11am.

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Stain Grain Art
Aug
17
to Aug 19

Stain Grain Art

John Hazell, who helps keep St Mildred’s spick and span each week, is also an artist! John will be exhibiting some of his stain grain artwork in St Mildred’s from Friday 17th August until Sunday 19th August. Pop in and take a look. For more information, contact John (764395).

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Walk Church
Aug
12
1:45 PM13:45

Walk Church

We are warmly invited to join members of Biddenden and Smarden churches for Walk Church. On Sunday 12th August, Walk Church begins outside our own St Mildred’s at 1.45pm for 2pm. Walk Church offers church in the ‘cathedral of the natural world’. Walking time will be about 2 hours and there will be stops for prayer, reading, and discussion. You may want to bring a snack and something to drink. Come in suitable footwear and clothing for the outdoors. Well behaved dogs are welcome but must be kept under close control. For further information, please contact The Reverend Alex Bienfait (01580 281454 / www.sbcofe.org).

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Services on Sunday 12th August
Aug
12
8:00 AM08:00

Services on Sunday 12th August

8am Holy Communion (St Mildred’s)

9am Holy Communion (St Michael’s)

9.30am The Eucharist (St Mildred’s)

11am Food for Thought (St Michael’s)

11.15am Holy Communion (St John’s)

Holy Communion is celebrated every Wednesday at St Michael’s and every Thursday at St Mildred’s, both services beginning at 11am

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Tenterden Community Lunch
Aug
10
12:30 PM12:30

Tenterden Community Lunch

Tenterden Community Hub is putting on a lunch, consisting of soup and a roll, in St Mildred's Church Hall on Friday 10th August between 12.30pm and 2pm. There's no need to pay and no need to book! Just come along and enjoy a tasty treat! We are proud to support the work of Tenterden Community Hub.

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Services at St Michael's
Aug
5
8:00 AM08:00

Services at St Michael's

We’re changing the times of the services at St Michael’s. From the first Sunday of August, all the mid-morning services will begin at 11am, with coffee being served from 10.30am. The twice a month early Holy Communion will change to a later time of 9am.

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Services on Sunday 5th August
Aug
5
8:00 AM08:00

Services on Sunday 5th August

8am Holy Communion (St Mildred’s)

9.30am All-Age Worship (St Mildred’s)

11am The Eucharist (St Michael’s)

11.15am Matins (St John’s)

6pm The Eucharist (St Mildred’s)

Holy Communion is celebrated every Wednesday at St Michael’s and every Thursday at St Mildred’s, both services beginning at 11am. Please note the new times of the Sunday services at St Michael’s.

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Circus Holiday Club
Jul
31
to Aug 3

Circus Holiday Club

In the last week of July we will be running our ever-popular Churches Together in Tenterden Holiday Club! This year we follow a circus theme which promises to be great fun! The holiday club will run from Tuesday 31st July until Friday 3rd August, from 10am until noon each day (with registration from 9.30am). Held in Zion Baptist Church, the holiday club will be open to children who will be in Year 1 - Year 5 in September 2018, and the cost will be £1 per child per morning. So roll up, roll up, and contact Shirley (01233 733772 / shirleydocker@aol.com) to book a place!

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The Ninth Sunday after Trinity
Jul
29
8:00 AM08:00

The Ninth Sunday after Trinity

8am Holy Communion (St Mildred’s)

9.30am The Eucharist (St Mildred’s)

We welcome Terry Steinegger from Tearfund to the 9.30am Eucharist at St Mildred’s today.

10am Iona Eucharist (St Michael’s)

11.15am Holy Communion (St John’s)

Holy Communion is celebrated every Wednesday at St Michael’s and every Thursday at St Mildred’s, both services beginning at 11am

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Mary Magdalene
Jul
22
8:00 AM08:00

Mary Magdalene

8am Holy Communion (St Michael’s)

8am Holy Communion (St Mildred’s)

9.30am The Eucharist (St Mildred’s)

10am All Age Worship (St Michael’s)

11.15am Holy Communion (St John’s)

Holy Communion is celebrated every Wednesday at St Michael’s and every Thursday at St Mildred’s, both services beginning at 11am

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Quiet Day
Jul
21
9:30 AM09:30

Quiet Day

A Quiet Day has been arranged for the churches of our deanery. Led by Neville Emslie, Ministry Development Officer of the Diocese of Canterbury, the Quiet Day will take place at Kenardington Church on Saturday 21st July, from 9.30am until 4pm. Tea and coffee will be provided, but please bring a picnic lunch. There will be a break at the middle of the day so that participants can wander in the surrounding countryside. Route suggestions will be given. Contact us to book a place.

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Thank You!
Jul
15
2:30 PM14:30

Thank You!

Our three churches would not be able to operate without a lot of people who, together, make up a huge army of volunteers, carrying out an equally huge range of tasks and ministries. We really wouldn’t be what we are without you all. On Sunday 15th July at St Mildred’s we will acknowledge your contribution to the life of our churches, and say ‘thank you’!

The afternoon will begin at 2.30pm with a talk about The ‘Urgent’ Miss Babington by Eleanor Bliss. Miss Babington was only the vicar’s daughter, but what an incredible life she led. This will be followed by a short act of worship, and a word or two by Archdeacon Darren. We will then enjoy tea together.

So, good people of St Mildred’s, St Michael’s and St John’s, please come if you can!

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The Seventh Sunday after Trinity
Jul
15
8:00 AM08:00

The Seventh Sunday after Trinity

8am Holy Communion (St Mildred’s)

9.30am The Eucharist (St Mildred’s)

10am The Eucharist (St Michael’s)

11.15am Matins (St John’s)

2.30pm Thank You Service and Tea (St Mildred’s)

Please note that there is no service of Evensong at St Mildred’s today

Holy Communion is celebrated every Wednesday at St Michael’s and every Thursday at St Mildred’s, both services beginning at 11am

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Men's Breakfast
Jul
14
8:30 AM08:30

Men's Breakfast

Come to St Andrew’s Roman Catholic Church and listen to Richard Dowling telling us about ‘The Life of a Youth Leader’. Richard is the Christian Worker at Homewood School, whose post is funded by churches in and around Tenterden. Accompanying the talk will be a delicious full English breakfast, and the cost of both will be £10. We begin at 8.30am and end by 10am. Contact Chris Cheesman (01580 762573) to book a place.

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Kent Police Male Voice Choir
Jul
14
8:00 AM08:00

Kent Police Male Voice Choir

Kent Police Male Voice Choir return to St Mildred’s on Saturday 14th July at 7.30pm for a special Fortieth Anniversary Concert. Tickets are now on sale at £12.50, and these are available on the door, or from Webbs (Ironmongers), online (www.friendsofstmildredstenterden.co.uk).

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Tenterden Community Lunch
Jul
13
7:00 AM07:00

Tenterden Community Lunch

Tenterden Community Hub is putting on a lunch, consisting of soup and a roll, in St Mildred's Church Hall on Friday 13th July between 12.30pm and 2pm. There's no need to pay and no need to book! Just come along and enjoy a tasty treat! We are proud to support the work of Tenterden Community Hub.

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Group Evensong
Jul
8
8:00 AM08:00

Group Evensong

The nine churches of our group - Appledore, Ebony, Newenden, Rolvenden, Smallhythe, St Michael’s, Stone, Tenterden, Wittersham - come together for Evensong at Wittersham Church at 6pm. What a lovely way to end a summer Sunday!

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The Sixth Sunday after Trinity
Jul
8
8:00 AM08:00

The Sixth Sunday after Trinity

8am Holy Communion (St Michael’s)

8am Holy Communion (St Mildred’s)

9.30am The Eucharist (St Mildred’s)

10am Food for Thought (St Michael’s)

11.15am Holy Communion (St John’s)

Noon Civic Service (St Mildred’s)

6pm Benefice Evensong (Ebony)

Holy Communion is celebrated every Wednesday at St Michael’s and every Thursday at St Mildred’s, both services beginning at 11am

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Civic Service
Jul
8
8:00 AM08:00

Civic Service

The title of this year’s Civic Service in St Mildred’s at noon, is Sowing and Growing, connecting with the theme of the Tenterden Schools Trust Community Art Project. The purpose of the art project is to build community connections and understanding, and the Civic Service will challenge us to think about how we can play our part in sowing and growing mutual understanding and a strong community spirit.

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The Fifth Sunday after Trinity
Jul
1
8:00 AM08:00

The Fifth Sunday after Trinity

8am Holy Communion (St Mildred’s)

9.30am All-Age Worship (St Mildred’s)

10am The Eucharist (St Michael’s)

11.15am Matins (St John’s)

6pm The Eucharist (St Mildred’s)

Holy Communion is celebrated every Wednesday at St Michael’s and every Thursday at St Mildred’s, both services beginning at 11am

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Jeanette's Ordination
Jun
30
11:00 AM11:00

Jeanette's Ordination

On Saturday 30th June, Jeanette Kennett will be ordained deacon in Canterbury Cathedral at 11am and then join our team of ministers. On Sunday 1st July, we will welcome Jeanette, her husband, Jeremy, and children, Oliver, Rebekah and Molly. We’re really excited and can’t wait for the big day to arrive!

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Wednesday Lunch Club
Jun
27
7:00 AM07:00

Wednesday Lunch Club

The Wednesday Lunch Club would normally meet on the 20th June. However, this date has been replaced by our annual (very low-calorie) Cream Tea on the Kent and East Sussex Railway on Wednesday 27th June. Contact us for more information.

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God of Stillness
Jun
24
3:30 PM15:30

God of Stillness

Held in St Michael’s, God of Stillness is the latest in a series of reflective services which include, for those who wish to receive them, prayers for healing. God of Stillness begins at 4pm, preceded by afternoon tea at 3.30pm, and ends just after 4.30pm.

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The Birth of John the Baptist
Jun
24
8:00 AM08:00

The Birth of John the Baptist

8am Holy Communion (St Michael’s)

8am Holy Communion (St Mildred’s)

9.30am The Eucharist (St Mildred’s)

10am All Age Worship (St Michael’s)

11.15am Holy Communion (St John’s)

4pm Reflective Service – God of Stillness (St Michael’s)

Holy Communion is celebrated every Wednesday at St Michael’s and every Thursday at St Mildred’s, both services beginning at 11am

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The Third Sunday after Trinity
Jun
17
8:00 AM08:00

The Third Sunday after Trinity

8am Holy Communion (St Mildred’s)

9.30am The Eucharist (St Mildred’s)

10am The Eucharist (St Michael’s)

11.15am Matins (St John’s)

6pm Evensong (St Mildred’s)

Holy Communion is celebrated every Wednesday at St Michael’s, and every Thursday at St Mildred’s, both services beginning at 11am

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The Second Sunday after Trinity
Jun
10
8:00 AM08:00

The Second Sunday after Trinity

8am Holy Communion (St Michael’s)

8am Holy Communion (St Mildred’s)

9.30am The Eucharist (St Mildred’s)

10am Food for Thought (St Michael’s)

11.15am Holy Communion (St John’s)

Holy Communion is celebrated every Wednesday at St Michael’s and every Thursday at St Mildred’s, both services beginning at 11am

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