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Coffee & Chat

Thursday, October 18th, 2018 at 10:00am
Location: Easthorpe Church Hall, Easthorpe Road , Colchester , CO5 9HD

We meet in our recently improved Easthorpe Church Hall, (on the rear right of the church) every 3rd Thursday of a month. Why not join us for coffee or tea and some...

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Curryoke

Friday, October 19th, 2018 at 7:00pm
Location: Regency Spice, Back Lane, Rochford , Southend-on-Sea , SS4 1AY

A fun evening of Curry, Karaoke and mini Quiz in aid of Barling and Little Wakering churches...

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Retreat House Pleshey: Celtic Reflections

Saturday, October 20th, 2018 at 9:30am
Location: House of Retreat , Pleshey , CM3 1HA

Cost - £28 to include lunch. An opportunity to spend time reflecting on God's word and creation with an influence from the early Celtic church. Revd Graham Dowling has been the...

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AUDACIOUS AUTUMN JUMBLE SALE

Saturday, October 20th, 2018 at 11:00am
Location: St George's Church Hall Ongar Rd ( near Robin Hood Roundabout) BRENTWOOD , Brentwood , CM15 9HP

Yes, its AUDACIOUS as there are plenty of BARGAINS ...look for your ~Winter/early spring fashions ( but DON'T ask for which year!)....for bags & shoes/ Bric-a-Brac/ household linen and items/...

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War Horses

Saturday, October 27th, 2018 at 11:00am
Location: Althorne Church Hall , CM3 6BY

On 27 October, in the Church Hall in Althorne there will be a display of War Horses photos and a reflection on 100 years since WW1 ended. The event takes place 11am-3pm. There...

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People & Stone - Series of Talks

Saturday, October 27th, 2018 at 2:00pm
Location: St Mary with St Leonard Church, Church Green, Broomfield , Chelmsford , CM1 7BD

The first in a series of talks and tours about different aspects of the Church. 'The Ancient Newness of Broomfield Church' by Neil Wiffen. Tickets £5 to raise funds for the Church...

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Fauré’s Requiem at Remembrance-tide at St John the Baptist, Danbury

Sunday, October 28th, 2018 at 5:00pm
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All Soul's Service at St John the Baptist, Danbury A sung communion service of Requiem led by the choir to the setting of Gabriel Fauré If you are a singer...

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Chaplaincy One-Day Conference - A Ministry of Presence

Thursday, November 1st, 2018 at 10:00am
Location: Brentwood Preparatory School , Brentwood , CM15 8EQ

A conference for those engaged in all areas of chaplaincy Keynote Speakers The Rt. Revd. Stephen Cottrell, Bishop of Chelmsford Dr. Edward Kessler MBE,  Founding Director of The Woolf Institute, Cambridge ...

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Men's breakfast at St Leonard's Church, Lexden

Saturday, November 3rd, 2018 at 9:14am
Location: St Leonard Church, Lexden Road, Church Lane, Lexden, Colchester, , Colchester , CO3 4BL

Men's breakfast, in the Nicholls room in the church. Breakfast of cereals bacon rolls fruit juice tea/coffee, friendly chat followed by prayer time ....

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Retreat House Pleshey: Tuned In and Switched On

Tuesday, November 6th, 2018 at 6:00pm
Location: House of Retreat , Pleshey , CM3 1HA

Cost - £146 (shared facilities) / £160 (ensuite). In what often feels like a noisy and 'hurry-sick' world, how can we better learn to listen to God, ourselves and others?  Bishop Chris...

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Pop-Up Coffee Shop

Wednesday, November 7th, 2018 at 10:00am
Location: St. Mary's Church, Layer Breton Hill , Colchester , CO2 0PP

We meet in the church every 1st Wednesday of a month. Why not join us for coffee or tea and some lovely home-made cakes? Catch up with friends, or make some new...

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Birch & Layer Breton 'Pop Up' Coffee Shop

Wednesday, November 7th, 2018 at 10:00am
Location: St. Mary's Church, Layer Breton Heath , Colchester , CO2 0LZ

Proper coffee, tea and delicious cakes. Pop in and enjoy this informal and increasingly popular social get-together which is held on the first Wednesday of each month. We often have a special...

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Men's Monthly Pub Lunch in Layer de la Haye

Wednesday, November 7th, 2018 at 12:00pm
Location: Layer de la Haye , Colchester , CO2

We're a friendly bunch of men from Layer de la Haye and nearby villages. Around 14 of us attend the lunches - and newcomers are always welcome. Over an hour or so...

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Men's Pub Lunch in Layer de la Haye

Wednesday, November 7th, 2018 at 12:00pm
Location: At the Fox in even numbered months & at the Donkey & Buskins in odd numbered months , Layer de la Haye, Colchester , CO20JH

We meet at noon on the first Wednesday of each month and welcome newcomers. We're a friendly bunch of ​​men from Layer de la Haye and nearby villages. Over an hour...

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Livability's The Happiness Course - training day

Thursday, November 15th, 2018 at 9:30am
Location: Livability Head Office, 6 Mitre Passage, North Greenwich , London , SE10 0ER

Come and talk about something meaningful The Happiness Course was developed by Livability to help churches engage with their community by exploring the meaning of happiness and wellbeing. Over four sessions, participants...

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Coffee & Chat

Thursday, November 15th, 2018 at 10:00am
Location: Easthorpe Church Hall, Easthorpe Road , Colchester , CO5 9HD

We meet in our recently improved Easthorpe Church Hall, (on the rear right of the church) every 3rd Thursday of a month. Why not join us for coffee or tea and some...

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Church School Leadership Course

Thursday, November 15th, 2018 at 4:30pm
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A one-year Postgraduate Course designed for teachers, leaders and aspiring leaders of Church of England schools and academies. This is the first of two 24-hour residential gatherings. There are also two...

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Retreat House Pleshey: Christmas for Grown Ups

Friday, November 23rd, 2018 at 6:00pm
Location: House of Retreat , Pleshey , CM3 1HA

Cost - £146 (shared facilities) / £160 (ensuite) What brings us to the crib? Is it a calling to come to a deeper faith? Faith in a God who is reaching out to...

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Concert in the afternoon at St Mary's

Sunday, November 25th, 2018 at 3:00pm
Location: St Mary's Church, Church Green, Broomfield , Broomfield , CM1 7BD

Afternoon concert to raise funds for the restoration of the organ. 'The Anglia Singers' - tickets £5. No interval. Raffle. Car parking and disabled facilities available in church...

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Retreat House Pleshey: Reflections for Advent

Thursday, November 29th, 2018 at 9:30am
Location: House of Retreat , Pleshey , CM3 1HA

Cost - £28 to include lunch. Which direction are we approaching Christmas from, and how lightly are we travelling? Ven Robin King is the Archdeacon of Stansted and was vicar of three...

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