Tenterden the Jewel of the Weald

St Mildred's Church Tenterden

Tenterden
Kent

web: www.tenterdencofe.org

St Mildred's is a stunning medieval church whose imposing tower dominates the town's skyline. Most of the building dates back to the 13th and 14th centuries.


Vicar:
The Reverend Canon Lindsay John Hammond
The Vicarage, Church Road, Tenterden
Tel: 01580 761591
Email: tentvic@gmail.com
Day off: Friday

Associate Vicar:
The Revd Margaret Roylance
5 Southgate Road, Tenterden
Tel. 01580 762332
Email: john@johnsroylance.co.uk
Day off: Tuesday

Curates:
The Revd Eileen Harrop
The Vicarage, Ashford Road, St Michaels
Tel: 01580 441069
Email: ekgharrop@gmail.com
Day off: Friday

The Revd Judith Shaw,
Banks House, Smallhythe TN30 7NG
Tel: 01580 763468
Email: Shawmalthouse@aol.com
Day off: Friday

Church Administrator
Mike Boughton
Tel: 01580 241610 and 07815 660307
Email: mikeprb20@btinternet.com

Pew News Editor
Tara Smith
Tel: 01580 764783
taramforrester@hotmail.com

Children’s Minister
Shirley Docker
Tel: 01233 733772
Email: shirleydocker@aol.com

Baptism Co-ordinator
Karen Edgar
Tel: 01580 762838
Email: kassinteriors@aol.com

Wedding Co-ordinator
Annette Parkin
Tel: 01580 766245
Email: netti_parkin@hotmail.com

Acting Webmaster
Neil de Villiers 
Tel: 01580 765868

Church Halls Administrator
Anne Alexander
Tel: 07873 579581
Email: stmildredshall@hotmail.co.uk

Who's Who at St Mildred's Church
See the "Who's Who" at the bottom of this page

 

 

 Pew News

 

 

THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND IN TENTERDEN

PEW NEWS SUNDAY 14th SEPTEMBER

THE THIRTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY

Seeing Christ in the world!
Being Christ in the world!

www.tenterdencofe.org

YOU ARE WELCOME!
If you are a visitor to our churches, or trying us out for the first time, we’d like to welcome you. This leaflet has information about church events, and people to contact. Please do introduce yourself to one of the members of our welcoming team. Please stay for refreshments after the 9.30am and 10am services at St Mildred’s and St Michael’s. If you are a seasoned member of our congregations, say hello those who may be new.

TODAY

TODAY’S READINGS
Today’s readings will include one or more of the following: Genesis 50:15-21 (p.57); Romans 14:1-12 (p.1140); Matthew 18:21-35 (p.985). The page numbers are those of the St Mildred’s pew bibles.

TRAIDCRAFT
The Traidcraft Stall will be open today in St Mildred’s Church Hall after the 9.30am service. For sale will be new stock of delicious cereal bars (geobars), de-caf tea, coffee, chocolate and lots of other good things.

BAPTISM
Eliza Plummer will be baptised today at 12.30pm at St Mildred’s.

'OUR HOPE'
Nathan Wilson and the Tenterden Schools Worker Trust will be leading a special service today at 6pm in St Mildred’s Church. This replaces Create Space tonight. Do come to give thanks for God's work among the young people and staff in Homewood School and to pray for the Trust and Nathan.

THIS WEEK

LUNCH CLUB
Lunch Club will be held on Wednesday in St Mildred’s Church Hall at 12.30pm. If you live alone and would like to chat with others over lunch do come along!  For further information ring Mary Monckton on 01580 240767 – but there is no need to book, just come and join us!


FASHION SHOW REHEARSAL
A rehearsal of Saturday’s Fashion Show will occupy St Mildred’s throughout this coming Friday afternoon and evening.

MESSY BREAKFAST CHURCH
It’s Messy Breakfast Church time once again! Come along to Tenterden Junior School this Saturday at 9am and see what all the fun is about!

ST MILDRED’S GOES HAUTE COUTURE!
Tickets are still available for our Charity Fashion Show in St Mildred’s this Saturday at 7.30pm, with live entertainment and refreshments. This is a great chance to welcome people from the wider community into our church, so please do come along and support this event. Tickets (£5 each) are available from Orvis (East Cross) & Swaines (West Cross) or elaine@ransleybarncottages.co.uk

NEXT SUNDAY

THE SERVICES NEXT SUNDAY
Next week we celebrate the life of Matthew the Apostle and Evangelist. The services will be as follows: 8am Holy Communion (St Mildred’s); 8am Holy Communion (St Michael’s); 9.30am The Eucharist (St Mildred’s); 10am All-Age Worship (St Michael’s); 11.15am Harvest Thanksgiving (St John’s); 6pm Choral Evensong (St Mildred’s). The readings will include one or more of the following: Proverbs 3:13-18; 2 Corinthians 4:1-6; Matthew 9:9-13.

BAPTISM
Isabella Solly will be baptised at St Michael’s next Sunday at 12.30pm.

COMING UP

STALWARTS' TEA
This year's Stalwarts' Tea - for the senior members of our three congregations, in recognition of past contributions to the life of our churches and in thanksgiving for present membership - will be in St Mildred's Church Hall on 26th September from 2pm-4.30pm. Our guest speaker will be Maurice Dalton of the Smallhythe 500 team. The talk will be extremely interesting, so please come along. Please sign the list at the cross aisle in St Mildred’s or contact Jill or Tony at St John’s, or Raymond or Lindsay at St Michael’s.

MEN’S BREAKFAST
The next men’s breakfast will be on Saturday 27th September (not the 20th) in Zion Baptist Church at 8.30am, where a fine cooked breakfast will be served.  Rick Woodward from Sevenoaks will be telling us how he came to know Jesus and has entitled his talk “God is Real.” The cost is £8 – come, and bring a friend.  Book through Chris (chris@thecheesmans.plus.com /762573) or pay at the door.

BIG QUIZ
The KM Big Quiz on the 10th October at the Stour Centre (7pm) has chosen the Ashford FoodBank to be the beneficiary of the evening and we would like to send some teams from Tenterden.  Teams of 8 at £65 per table, including a Ploughman’s Supper and a free bottle of wine.  There will be a bonus prize of £500.  Go to www.kmbigquiz.co.uk  to book a table or contact Emma Isworth (765518).

OTHER IMPORTANT NEWS!

HARVEST COLLECTION
Our collection of produce for Harvest this year is going to be donated to Ashford FoodBank.  We are about to launch a Tenterden branch of FoodBank to give emergency supplies of food to local families in times of crisis.   This is all co-ordinated in Ashford, but Tenterden and the surrounding villages will also be beneficiaries.  The items they would most like to receive are: tinned vegetables, rice, porridge oats and cereals, tinned tuna and meats, tinned meat meals, longlife milk, instant coffee, sugar, nappies (size 4 and 5) and wet wipes.

HARVEST AT ST MICHAEL’S AND ST MILDRED’S

Friday 3rd October
9.15am Tenterden Junior School Harvest Service
St Mildred’s
1.30pm Homewood School Harvest Service
St Mildred’s

Sunday 5th October
9.30am Harvest Thanksgiving
St Mildred’s
featuring folk musicians, Dave Webber and Anni Fentiman, and displays by local producers
10am Harvest Thanksgiving
St Michael’s

REGULAR STUFF

MORNING PRAYER
Morning Prayer is said every weekday at 9am in St Mildred’s. All welcome.

PARENT AND TODDLER GROUPS
Millies on Mondays takes place in The Glebe Hall (9am - 11.30am). Tots on Thursdays is held in St Michael’s Church (1.30pm - 3pm).

BELLRINGING
The bellringers practice on Mondays in St Mildred’s at 7.30pm. Pop up if you’d like to see what goes on.

HOLY COMMUNION
Holy Communion is celebrated in St Michael’s on Wednesdays and St Mildred’s on Thursdays. Both services are at 11am.

CHURCH CHOIRS
St Mildred’s and St Michael’s church choirs practice on Thursdays at 7pm. Ring Michael Freer (765786) for information about St Mildred’s Choir and Tracey Laws (01233 820298) about St Michael’s.

OTHER STUFF

INFORMATION
For more information, and the daily parish prayer calendar, visit our website:  www.tenterdencofe.org . If you would like a copy of the parish prayer calendar, please contact Lindsay, or download.

HELP US CARE!
Please do tell one of the ministers if you know of someone who hasn’t been to church for a while or is unwell. And if you are going into hospital and would like a visit, do let us know.

ITEMS FOR PEW NEWS
Items should be sent to Tara by Tuesday of each week.

 

Who's Who

 Updated 14 September 2014

 

Vicar

Canon Lindsay Hammond
The Vicarage, Church Road, Tenterden
tentvic@gmail.com

01580 761591

Associate Vicar

The Revd Margaret Roylance
5 Southgate Road, Tenterden

01580 762332

Curate

The Revd Eileen Harrop
The Vicarage, Ashford Road, St Michaels

01580 441069

Curate

The Revd Judith Shaw
Banks House, Smallhythe TN30 7NG

01580 763468

Church Administrator

Mike Boughton

01580 241610

Church Webmaster (acting)

Neil de Villiers

01580 765868

Methodist Minister

The Revd Peter Hills
Windover, Beacon Oak Road, Tenterden

01580 762315

Assistant Clergy

Canon Peter Brett
3 Appledore Road, Tenterden

The Revd John Emmott
58 Grange Crescent, St Michaels

01580 761794


01580 762092

Lay Readers

Doreen Brandon
Ann Robertson 

01580 765496
01580 764219
 

Pastoral Assistant, Verger & Wedding Co-ordinator

Annette Parkin

01580 766245

Children's Lay Minister

Shirley Docker

01233 733772

Baptism Co-ordinator

Karen Edgar

01580 762838

Child Protection Officer

Jenny Webb

01580 765721

Choir Director and Assistant Organist
St Mildred’s


Michael Freer


01580 765786

Choir Director
St Michael’s


Tracey Laws


01233 820298

Organists
St Mildred’s
St Michael’s
St John the Baptist
Methodist Church


Geoffrey Davison, A.R.C.M.
Ed Adams
Michael Freer
George Rippon


01580 241685
01580 766287
01580 765786
01233 860244

Church Wardens
St Mildred’s

St Michael’s

St John the Baptist


Sarah Crouch
Rob Easto

Lindsay Roberts
Raymond Crawford
Jill Hutchinson
Tony Butler


01580 766973
01233 850960

01580 762326
01580 762967
01580 241171
01580 763970

Church Stewards
Methodist Church


Elva Bains
Sylvia Dalgarno
Janet Pritchett


01580 762285
01580 764981
01580 291771

Treasurers
St Mildred’s
St Michael’s

St John the Baptist
Methodist Church


Douglas Fuller
Peter Goodwin
John Farthing
Ray Chatfield
Christine Endersby


01580 762567
01580 765728
01580 762026
01580 763099
01580 764046

Gift Aid Secretaries
St Mildred’s Church
St Michael’s Church
Methodist Church


Graham Maple
Goran Nilsson
Ken Saunders


01580 765728
07770 942611
01580 765668

St Mildred's
Sunday Club 3-10 yrs

Shirley Docker

01233 733772

Emanate Youth Club

Vacant

 

Mother’s Union

Wendy Stevenson

01580 763695

Bible Reading Fellowship

Jo Iggulden
John Farthing

01580 764833
01580 762026

The Magazine
Joint Editors


Huw Crouch
Neil de Villiers
John Hyde


01580 766973
01580 765868
01233 646966

The Magazine
Committee Members

Lindsay Hammond
Eileen Harrop
Christine Inskip
Glen Peacock
Emma Isworth
Elsie Phythian
Philip Shaw
Monica Walton

01580 761591
01580 441069
01580 764227
01580 765518
01580 762154
01580 765488
01580 763468
01580 763927

Magazine Distribution

Anne & Chris Cheesman

01580 762573

Magazine Advertising

Lynne Thwaite

01580 766953

Church Hall Bookings
St Mildred’s Church Hall
Methodist’s Rooms


Anne Alexander (after 5pm)
Sylvia Dalgarno


07873 579581
01580 764981

Bell Ringers

Sue Childs

01580 761157

Flower Arrangers

Pam Coleman

01580 764620

Bookstall

Maureen and Glen Peacock

01580 762154

Pew News Editor

Tara Smith

01580 764783

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Photos: Stuart Kirk, Photographer www.tenterdenphotography.co.uk