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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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Intermittent telephone line at the Church Office
The Church Office BT line is still affected following damage to the main junction box in the High Street from the road traffic accident at the crossroads. The office currently has intermittent telephone and email access.

Please bear with us until this issue is resolved.

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 October 2015

For Your Diary PDF IconOctober 2015 Diary

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Parish Magazine Letter for October 2015

Charity for October, November & December 2015 - Flush Away Poverty

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

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Harvest Supper

Saturday 10th October 2015
7.30pm in the Parish Room
Hot Supper plus Desserts and Tea & Coffee
£6 per person
Put your name on the list in Church or Telephone Alaine Summers on 01580 891867
Soft drinks are provided or you can bring your own alcoholic drinks

Musical Festival

Saturday 7th November

  • All Age Workshop - 9.30am
    Fun Making Instruments
  • Soup Lunch - 12.15pm
  • Organ Recital by Daniel Brady - 1.45pm
  • Concert of Music through the ages - 2.15pm
  • A Recital by Michael and Emily White - 3.15pm
  • Cream Teas - 4.00pm - 4.30pm
  • An Evening Concert by Steve Higgins 7.30 - 9.30pm

Evening Concert is by ticket ONLY. Tickets are £15 per person.

Contact Steve Higgins by email Staplehurst Concerts or call 01580 890570

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Harvest Festival Service

See photos from the Harvest Festival Service in our gallery.

Image Courtesy & Copyright Arthur Black ©

Super Sausage Saturday

See photos from Super Sausage Saturday Event in our gallery.
Super Sausage Saturday Event
Image Courtesy & Copyright Arthur Black ©


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.

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 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

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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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