Wye Church is open daily for private prayer. Please observe the social distancing rules, wear a face mask, sanitise and sign in the visitors book in the porch when you visit.
Please note the following change to our services:
As the 10.30 am service at Wye on Sunday 30th is no longer to be for the whole Benefice, an Up the Hill group communion will take place at St Bartholomew’s Waltham at 9.30 am that day.
The schedule of services for June is listed below. On the 1st and 3rd Sundays there will be Virtual Church via Facebook. You are very welcome to join us. To attend this simply join via the Wye Benefice Virtual Church Group on Facebook.
Please check back here for updates or check with wardens for the individual churches for the most up-to-date information.
2nd Sunday 13th June
10 am Morning Prayer
3rd Sunday 20th June
8.45am Virtual Church via Facebook
4th Sunday - 27th June
10am All Age Service
6.30pm Choral Evensong
On Monday 21st June at 6pm (assuming the end of Covid restrictions) we will be serving fizz and nibbles in church to mark the occasion for anyone and everyone! All welcome.
This event may change subject to Government ruling so please check back regularly.
Parishes Upon the Hill
All communion services are for all four congregations of Elmsted, Hastingleigh, Petham and Waltham to worship together. The service pattern for June is:
13th June 09:30 Waltham
20th June 09:30 Elmsted
27th June 09:30 Hastingleigh
Brook: Communion every 2nd, 3rd and 4th Sundays at 11am.
June 13th at 9.30 am Communion
Both these Services will be at All Saints.
Sunday June 20th Morning Prayer at St Christopher’s at 9.30 am.
Sunday 27th June Morning Prayer at Eastwell Church (ruins) for a Service led by Rev Ravi Holy. Please remember to bring a chair. We start at 9.30 am as usual and all are welcome.
Hinxhill: Morning Prayer every 4th Sunday at 11.15am.
All Age Service
Thank you to everyone who helped create our amazing 'Wildlife Hotel'.
it's situated under the big horse chestnut tree against the wall of the graveyard at Wye Church. Click here to view the photos.
Stay safe and God bless. Rev Ravi Holy
BUMPS AND BABIES
Bumps and Babies restarted in April. We meet each Thursday (term time only) from 9:15am in the church yard. BYO picnic blanket and dress for the weather, we’ll provide teas and coffees and yummy treats. So if you’re the parent or carer of an under-one we’re here for you, we’ve been where you are now, and would love to welcome you!
ACROSS THE BENEFICE
Baptisms, Weddings , Funerals
FUNERAL OF JANE THOMPSON
Wednesday 16th June at 11.30am
WEDDING OF JACK ROUTS AND PHILIPPA HARRIS
Saturday 26th June at 2pm
FUNERAL OF EDWARD COVENEY
Tuesday 15th June at 1pm
We encourage our church family to get together outside of worship times. Our church offers a range of social, learning and volunteer events that help strengthen our members as individuals and as a community.
The June issue is out NOW! Available from Wye Church, Wye News and the Post Office. Only £1.00. We do not publish the magazine online but hit the button below to see the latest cover! Please contact the Church Office with any general queries, artwork submissions or subscription enquiries. Contact Sue Powell for advertising queries.
Join us for an online confirmation/explorer's course, open to and equally appropriate for adults who already know they want to get confirmed or baptised etc. and people who are new to the Christian faith and want to know more, people checking it out for the first time, and even people who've been churchgoers for many years but who want to revisit or refresh their faith.