South Woodham Ferrers CM3 5JX

Minister: The Rev. Barry Allen

Email: mwbarrya@mweb.co.za Tel: 01621 853423


Discipleship Pastor: Mrs Gill Songer

Email: gill.songer@sky.com


Sunday 13th May 2018

7th Sunday of Easter – Year B

Set readings: -

Acts 1: 15-17, 21-26; Psalm 1

1 John 5: 9-13; John 17: 6-19.


Today we warmly welcome Rev Barry Allen to lead our worship at 11.15 a.m.


·         Thurs 17th May   10.00.a.m Service led by Fr James McShane


·         11.00 a.m. Prayer Meeting


·         Church Walk.  Thank you, Norman, for organising the walk on Monday, it was most enjoyable, especially sitting on the Cathedral lawns in the shade and you kindly providing refreshments. It was a pleasant walk back to the car park following the river in the shade of the trees listening to the birdsong. Many thanks again. Lynda


·         SWF Foodbank opens Wednesdays, 1000-1200 at New Life Church, Clements Green Lane.  Donations welcome; please put in labelled box on round table in HT’s meeting room. Many thanks to donors.

Peter Blackman, HT Coordinator; peter@blackmanservices.co.uk .

Food items needed: Jam; Meat (tinned); Sponge Puddings; Potato Mash (pkts); Snacks (chocolate/other); Fruit Juice (long life); Milk (Long life/UHT); Custard Powder (pkts); Coffee (small/medium); Tea bags (40 bag packs).

Toiletries & other items needed: Ladies deodorants; Washing up liquid; Washing liquid (small); Washing powder (small); Shampoo – ladies & gents; Nappies all sizes especially 1/3.


·         CHESS Mid-Summer Concert – Saturday 30th June 201 which is taking place at Danbury Mission Church in Danbury, Chelmsford on Saturday 30th June 2018 at 7.00pm.

The evening is set to be one that is relaxing and enjoyable and will consist of a performance from Men2Sing, who are an all-male choir with a varying repertoire of music; including modern and older style music from Queen to Elton John, Michael Bublé and ELO along with pieces from West End Shows. For further information on Men2sing please see www.men2sing.org.uk

Tickets cost £12.00 each which includes light refreshments.

See Poster in Meeting Room for full details.

Introduction to Mission Shaped Church

For Full information see Notice Board in Meeting Room – Sessions include, Church and Culture, Mission and Church, Church and Community, Offering a mixed economy, Where Next? 


·         24/7 Prayer event

60 minutes – Personal Prayer

60 minutes – Praying for others

60 minutes – Praying for Town/City

60 minutes – Praying for your Nation

See Notice Board in Meeting Room


·         NEXT SUNDAY 20th May - Worship led by Esther Hume