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 All Saints' Church Staplehurst Kent

 The Church on the Hill

 Church of England - Diocese of Canterbury
  The Church Office - Telephone / Fax - (01580) 891258 
  Email: All Saints Church Office 

 Registered Charity No. 1132851
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Welcome to All Saints' Church Staplehurst Kent

Rector - The Reverend Silke Tetzlaff

All Saints' Church is normally open for prayer and reflection every day.
Morning Prayer & Evening Prayer will be held in St. George’s Chapel at 8.00am and 5.00pm respectively on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.

Prayer Prompts for March 2015

For Your Diary PDF IconMarch 2015 Diary

Google Calendar IconAll Saints Church Google Calendar

Parish Magazine Letter for March 2015

Charity for January, February & March 2015 - Dandelion Time

Welcome Sketch by a child from All Saints Church
Image Courtesy & Copyright Miss Hammond ©

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HOLY WEEK


MARCH

Monday 30th
8.00pm - Stations of the Cross
Tuesday 31st
8.00pm - Stations of the Cross

APRIL


Wednesday 1st

9.30am - Holy Communion (Common Worship)

Thursday 2nd (Maundy Thursday)

8.00pm - Midnight - Last Supper/Stripping of the Altar/Vigil until Midnight

Friday 3rd (Good Friday)

9.30am till 12 noon - All Age Workshop
2.00pm - Last Hour at the Cross - (Readings, Prayers, Hymns and Choral pieces sung by the choir)

Saturday 4th

9.00pm - Renewal of Baptism Vows

Sunday 5th - Easter Day

6.00am - First Easter Communion at Sunrise
8.00am - Easter Candle Procession
10.00am - Easter Candle Procession
(N.B. No Evening Service Easter Day)


Mothering Sunday and Clipping the Church


See photos from Mothering Sunday in our gallery.
Clipping the Church at All Saints
Image Courtesy & Copyright Arthur Black ©


SUNDAY EVENINGS AT ALL SAINTS, STAPLEHURST


A moment of calm in our hectic lives.

Each month at All Saints, there are four different quiet and reflective services at 6.30pm that provide a space to draw near to God and the opportunity to find peace and perspective before the busyness of the new week begins. They are open to all, believers or those who find it difficult to believe, people at home in church traditions or those for whom they are new.

Each service attracts a small group of people for whom they are treasured moments of prayer and meditation and you are very welcome to come and experience one or all of them yourself to see if they might be helpful for you.

The Holy Communion on the first Sunday in the month is centred around the symbolic sharing of bread and wine in memory of Jesus, who instituted this service more than 2,000 years ago. It follows the same format as the morning communion service at All Saints but has a quieter atmosphere and there is the opportunity to receive prayers for healing for those who would like this.

The Taizé Prayer on the second Sunday uses simple repetitive songs developed by the Taizé Community in France www.taizé.fr to still the mind and create a peaceful space for meditation. Thousands of people travel to Taizé each year participate in this style of prayer and return refreshed and inspired and you are welcome to join us at All Saints to experience for yourself this way of drawing nearer to God through songs and silence (e.g. http://youtu.be/t4Svh-9ohg4)

Evensong is the traditional evening prayer of the Church of England and has been sung at Staplehurst for centuries so that the ancient words and songs can sometimes appear to flow effortlessly along and help create moments of stillness and peace http://youtu.be/s3nMhq4nmr4. This service on the third Sunday is between 45 to 60 minutes long and includes a thought-provoking sermon.

Compline is the night prayer developed over many centuries by Christian monks and nuns who wove together chants and solemn words to create a very special and peaceful atmosphere. This service on the fourth Sunday is only 30 minutes long and includes readings from the Christian mystic tradition.

Please email All Saints Church Office if you would like further information or just come and experience them for yourself and feel free to ask any questions you like at the end of the service.

Andrew Edwards

All Saints Worship Committee


Fundraising by Recycling

The PCC at All Saints' has signed up with Recycle 4 Charity to raise funds for the Church through the recycling of inkjet cartridges and mobile phones.

Recycle your inkjet cartridges and mobile phones to help us raise much needed funds through Recycle4Charity.co.uk

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On the 4th March 2009, All Saints Staplehurst PCC agreed 'that it wishes details of the church and its services to be listed on the Changing Attitude web site as a congregation which is open and welcoming to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people'.


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