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On the third Wednesday of each month there is a Book of Common Prayer Holy Communion service at 10 a.m. in the Parish Room at Stratford St Mary (green building in the middle of the village), followed by refreshments.
SUNDAY SERVICES FOR 2018
What kind of services?
The monthly 8 a.m. service at Higham from April to September inclusive is a Book of Common Prayer Holy Communion service with a short sermon.
The 10 a.m. service is usually Common Worship Holy Communion (but see exceptions below).
The evening service in the churches is usually a said Book of Common Prayer service of Evening Prayer with a short sermon; Holton sometimes uses Common Worship Daily Prayer instead.
10 a.m. and 5 p.m. (October-March) or 6.30 p.m. (April-September) services rotate around the parishes. In principle, the pattern is as follows (but please note that the schedule may vary - especially in December - depending on special events, so please check individual dates):
1st Sunday 10 a.m. Stratford St Mary (SSM) Family Communion in the church. 5 p.m./6.30 p.m. Holton St Mary
2nd Sunday 10 a.m. Higham. 5/6.30 p.m. Raydon
3rd Sunday 10 a.m. Holton. 5/6.30 p.m. SSM
4th Sunday 10 a.m. Raydon (Holy Communion) + SSM Family Hour with refreshments and activities for children in the Parish Room (green building in the middle of the village). 5 p.m. Higham (April - September inclusive Higham has an 8 a.m. Communion instead of 5 p.m. Evensong)
On 5th Sundays everyone in the Deanery is invited to go to one of the churches in the Deanery for a Deanery Eucharist at 10.30 a.m., followed by refreshments.
10 May: Ascension Day Liturgy 10 a.m. at Higham
13th: 10 a.m. Higham Christian Aid Sunday, with Simon Snell (Christian Aid Speaker). 6.30 p.m. Raydon
20th: 10 a.m. Holton. 6.30 p.m. SSM
27th: 8 a.m. Higham. 10 a.m. Raydon (Baptism of Scarlett Vanhinsbergh + HC) + SSM Parish Room. 5 p.m. Deanery Evensong at Stoke by Nayland
3rd: SSM Re-Commissioning of Elders + HC. 6.30 p.m. Holton
10th: 10 a.m. Higham. 6.30 p.m. Raydon
17th: 10 a.m. Holton (Celebrant: Revd David Atkins; Preacher: Nigel Crisp of Hadleigh URC). 6.30 p.m. SSM
24th: 8 a.m. Higham. 10 a.m. Raydon + SSM Parish Room
1st: 10 a.m. SSM. 6.30 p.m. Holton
8th: 10 a.m. Higham. 6.30 p.m. Raydon
15th: 10 a.m. Holton (Led by Nicola Tindall). 6.30 p.m. SSM
22nd: 8 a.m. Higham. 10 a.m. Raydon + SSM Parish Room
29th: 10.30 a.m. Deanery Eucharist at Stoke by Nayland
5th: 10 a.m. SSM Baptism of Florence Cook + HC
12th: 10 a.m. Higham
19th: 10 a.m. Holton
26th: 10 a.m. Raydon