Services at St Mary Magdalene Church
8.00 am Holy Communion (said) - First Sunday of each month. See note below.
8.00 am Morning Prayer on Sunday (Service of the Word) - Third Sunday of each month.
PLEASE NOTE: There are no longer any 8.00am services on the other Sundays of the month.
10.00 am All-Age Worship (non-Eucharistic) - First Sunday of each month.
10.00 am Parish Communion - All other Sundays of each month.
Quarterly, in January, April, July and October, we will have a special service of Holy Communion devoted to the Wholeness and Healing Ministry at 10.00 am. On some of these occasions we will invite guest preachers who have particular gifts or insights into the Healing Ministry. (See Special Services, below.)
Holy Baptism - 12.30pm on Second Sunday of each month. Please attend Parish Office (see below) for further information about Baptisms.
8.30 am Morning Prayer - Monday to Friday
10.00 am Holy Communion - Wednesday
All our Communion Services are according to Common Worship.
(Details of special services will be shown here when appropriate).
OUR HOLY WEEK AND EASTER SERVICES
Sunday 25 March - PALM SUNDAY: Our 10.00am Holy Communion service will include a re-enactment of Chrsit's Passion instead of a sermon.
Monday 26 March: At 8.00pm we will hold a Service of Meditation followed by Compline, an act of worship, based on the monastic tradition, which marks the end of the day.
Tuesday 27 March: At 8.00pm, there will be a meditative Taize Service at our neighbouring church of St. Luke,
Wednesday 28 March: at 10.00am we will hold our ussual service of Holy Communion. In the evening at 8.00pm there will be a service of The Stations of the Cross at our neighbouring chrch of St. Augustine, Rock Avenue.
Thursday 29 March - MAUNDY THURSDAY: At 7.30pm (please note the time) there will be a special service of Holy Communion at our neighbouring church of St. Barnabas, Nelson Road. The president at this service will be the Ven. Simon Burton-Jones, Archdeacon of Rochester.
Friday 30 March - GOOD FRIDAY: We will hold a Meditation at the Cross from 2.00pm until 3.00pm.
Sunday 1 April - EASTER DAY: We celebrate the Risen Lord at 6.00am with our Festival of Light and Holy Communion service. This is follwed by breakfast in church. Then at 10.00am we celebrate again with a Family Eucharist which will be followed by an Easter Egg hunt for the children.
EVERYONE IS VERY WELCOME TO ATTEND ANY OR ALL OF THESE SERVICES. WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU AT THIS, THE MOST SIGNIFICANT FESTIVAL OF THE CHURCH'S YEAR.
Our next quarterly Service of Wholeness & Healing will take place at 10.00am on Sunday 22 April 2018 when the preacher will be the Revd. Lindsay Llewellyn-McDuff who is the Chaplain to the Bishop of Rochester and who has experience of prison chaplaincy.
Baptisms, Banns & Marriages:
Arrangements for Baptisms, Banns and Marriages should be made at the Parish Office in Church on Mondays between 6.30 pm and 7.30 pm (except on Bank Holiday Mondays). Alternatively, you can click here for more information.
If you have any queries or wish to make an appointment, please contact us:
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