St. Catherine's Church of England, East Tilbury Village.
Services: Sunday 10.00am Parish Eucharist at St.Catherine's
Wednesday 10.00am Holy Communion
First Wednesday of each month at St. Francis Centre, Linford.
Other Wednesdays at St. Catherine's
Last Sunday of each month: Evensong at St. Catherine's
The Church is also open on the afternoon of the last Sunday of the Summer months (and Bank Holidays), between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m., for
tea/coffee and home-made cakes.
The Parish Office is held at 6.30pm every Friday, at which time Baptisms, Confirmations and Marriages may be arranged.
PRIEST IN CHARGE: The parish is currently without a priest until one has been appointed.
Churchwardens: Chris Ford. tel 01375 675863.
St. Francis Centre
The St. Francis Centre is on the corner of Somerset Road and Lower Crescent in Linford.
St. Francis Centre bookings: Kathy Bird Tel. 07920 794716
Linford Methodist Church
Church website: http://www.linfordmethodistchurch.co.uk/index.html
East Tilbury Road, Linford, SS17 0QS. opposite Hampshire Gardens.
Services: Sunday morning worship is 10.30-11.30 and is led by different people in a variety of styles, with our minister leading Holy Communion once a month. Our aim is to bring the community together to know God. Everyone is welcome.
Refreshments are served at every worship service.
Minister Revd. Brenda Gutberlet. 01375672848 Mob 07468616311
Secretary Mrs. Marian Kuyper 01375-851989 firstname.lastname@example.org
All enquiries regarding baptisms, weddings etc. to Revd Brenda Gutberlet.
For lettings enquiries for the Methodist church premises contact Marian Kuyper.
The Thurrock Foodbank exists to support individuals and families that are in crisis and have insufficient food. More details are on their
website (http://thurrock.foodbank.org.uk/). Food is distributed at the St. Francis Centre on Thursdays between 11am and 1pm to clients
who have the appropriate voucher. Donations of long dated tinned and packet food can be left at the centre on a Wednesday or Thursday morning.
Parent and Toddler group
The toddler groups at the Methodist Church are very popular. While the toddlers play and socialise in a child friendly environment their
mums, dads or grandparents can relax and enjoy some adult company. Find “Linford Toddler Group” on Facebook. For details contact
Marian on 01375-851989
St. Catherine’s has a branch of the Mothers Union. It has separate meetings in the afternoon and evening with visiting speakers and discussions.
An informal Bible study is held usually on the second Tuesday of the month in the Methodist Church at 8pm. The intention is to explore the
Christian faith more deeply amongst a group of friends. All are welcome.
This is a popular Club for the over 5’s children, held at the Methodist Church on the first Thursday of every month between
4.30pm – 6.0pm costing £1.00 per child which includes refreshments. Each session includes stories, games, craft activities and sometimes cooking all based on a Christian theme. If you have children that might be interested please bring them along.
St. Francis “Drop-in”
Held at the St. Francis Centre on Wednesdays from 10.30—noon. for tea / coffee, biscuits and chat. All are welcome so just drop in!
The Church of the Garden of Fruitfulness
Services held at the East Tilbury Community Sports Hall, East Tilbury Schools on Sundays at 10.00am - 1.30pm for worship.
A bible study/church meeting at Linford Methodist church Friday 7-9 pm but a prayer vigil on the last Friday of the month 9 - 12 pm at Linford Methodist church
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