Thurstable and Winstree Team Ministry

serving the parishes of Tolleshunt Knights with Tiptree, Great Braxted, Copford, Easthorpe, Messing, Inworth,
Layer de la Haye, Layer Breton with Birch, and Layer Marney

The 'Layer' Parishes
Layer de la Haye • Layer Breton with Birch • Layer Marney

Forthcoming Events - Dates for your Diary

• The normal times and places of Sunday services in the Layer parishes are published on the Services page, but please check this page for any changes to the normal pattern.
• References below to 'Five Parishes' services are to joint services for the Copford, Easthorpe and three Layer parishes.
• Benefice services are joint services for the nine parishes in our Thurstable and Winstree benefice.


Friday to Sunday, 14th-16th June 2019

Wedding Dress Exhibition at St Mary the Virgin, Easthorpe.

The exhibition will be open on Friday and Saturday from 10:00am until 5:00pm. It will be open on Sunday from 10:00am until 4:00pm when there will be a short closing service to celebrate marriage, followed by afternoon tea. Refreshments will be available all weekend.


Sunday, 16th June 2019 TRINITY SUNDAY

Services in the Layer parishes will be at the normal times and places,
as published on the Services page.


Sunday, 23rd June 2019 FIRST SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY

Services in the Layer parishes will be at the normal times and places,
as published on the Services page.

6-00pm Deanery Evensong at St Andrew's Church, Hatfield Peverel


Sunday, 30th June 2019 SECOND SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY (fifth Sunday in the month)

9-30am Five Parishes Holy Communion at St John the Baptist, Layer de la Haye.
Please note that on this Sunday there will be NO morning services at our other four churches,
Layer Marney, Layer Breton, Copford or Easthorpe.


Wednesday, 3rd July 2019

12 Noon Men's Monthly Pub Lunch at the Donkey & Buskins, Layer de la Haye

It's simple, totally informal, no strings and we each pay for our own order. By the Sunday before the lunch please contact Jon Smith (email Jon or call him on 07814-116-590) to let him know if you're coming so he can confirm numbers to the pub.

We're a friendly bunch of men from Layer de la Haye and nearby villages. Around 14 of us attend the lunches - and newcomers are always welcome. Over an hour or so we have some drinks, a lunch and a chat - pub, drink, food, good company - a no brainer really! Our lunches are at 12 noon on the 1st Wednesday of each month. In odd numbered months we meet at the Donkey & Buskins and in even numbered months we meet at the Fox.


Sunday, 7th July 2019 THIRD SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY

Services in the Layer parishes will be at the normal times and places,
as published on the Services page.


Sunday, 14th July 2019 FOURTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY

Services in the Layer parishes will be at the normal times and places,
as published on the Services page.

Please note there will be NO morning service at Easthorpe.


Sunday, 21st July 2019 FIFTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY

Services in the Layer parishes will be at the normal times and places,
as published on the Services page.


Sunday, 28th July 2019 SIXTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY

Services in the Layer parishes will be at the normal times and places,
as published on the Services page.


August Services in the Layer, Copford & Easthorpe Parishes

To allow for clergy and other holidays, on Sundays in August there will be
only one morning and one evening for our five parishes. As on 5th Sundays,
the morning service will be 9:30am and the evening service at 6:00pm.
Services and venues will be as shown below.

Sunday, 4th August 2019 SEVENTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY

9:30am Morning Praise at St Michael & All Angels, Copford

6:00pm Evensong at St John the Baptist, Layer de la Haye


Wednesday, 7th August 2019

12 Noon Men's Monthly Pub Lunch at the Fox, Layer de la Haye

It's simple, totally informal, no strings and we each pay for our own order. By the Sunday before the lunch please contact Jon Smith (email Jon or call him on 07814-116-590) to let him know if you're coming as we pre-order our food at the Fox.

We're a friendly bunch of men from Layer de la Haye and nearby villages. Around 14 of us attend the lunches - and newcomers are always welcome. Over an hour or so we have some drinks, a lunch and a chat - pub, drink, food, good company - a no brainer really! Our lunches are at 12 noon on the 1st Wednesday of each month. In odd numbered months we meet at the Donkey & Buskins and in even numbered months we meet at the Fox.


Sunday, 11th August 2019 EIGHTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY

9:30am Holy Communion at St John the Baptist, Layer de la Haye

6:00pm Evensong at St John the Baptist, Layer de la Haye


Sunday, 18th August 2019 NINTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY

9:30am Holy Communion at St Mary the Virgin, Layer Breton

6:00pm Evensong at St John the Baptist, Layer de la Haye


Sunday, 25th August 2019 TENTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY

9:30am Holy Communion for Lammas at St Mary the Virgin, Layer Marney

6:00pm Evensong at St Mary the Virgin, Easthorpe


Sunday, 1st September 2019 ELEVENTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY

Services in the Layer parishes will be at the normal times and places,
as published on the Services page.


Wednesday, 4th September 2019

12 Noon Men's Monthly Pub Lunch at the Donkey & Buskins, Layer de la Haye

It's simple, totally informal, no strings and we each pay for our own order. By the Sunday before the lunch please contact Jon Smith (email Jon or call him on 07814-116-590) to let him know if you're coming so he can confirm numbers to the pub.

We're a friendly bunch of men from Layer de la Haye and nearby villages. Around 14 of us attend the lunches - and newcomers are always welcome. Over an hour or so we have some drinks, a lunch and a chat - pub, drink, food, good company - a no brainer really! Our lunches are at 12 noon on the 1st Wednesday of each month. In odd numbered months we meet at the Donkey & Buskins and in even numbered months we meet at the Fox.


Sunday, 8th September 2019 TWELFTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY

Services in the Layer parishes will be at the normal times and places,
as published on the Services page.


Sunday, 15th September 2019 THIRTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY

Services in the Layer parishes will be at the normal times and places,
as published on the Services page except for the following change:

4:00pm Pets Service at St John the Baptist, Layer de la Haye
This will be in place of the usual 6:00pm service at Layer de la Haye.


Sunday, 22nd September 2019 FOURTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY

Services in the Layer parishes will be at the normal times and places,
as published on the Services page.


Sunday, 29th September 2019 ST MICHAEL & ALL ANGELS (fifth Sunday in the month)

9:30am Five Parishes Holy Communion at St Michael & All Angels, COPFORD.
Please note that on this Sunday there will be NO morning services at our other four churches,
Layer Marney, Layer de la Haye, Layer Breton or Easthorpe.


Wednesday, 2nd October 2019

12 Noon Men's Monthly Pub Lunch at the Fox, Layer de la Haye

It's simple, totally informal, no strings and we each pay for our own order. By the Sunday before the lunch please contact Jon Smith (email Jon or call him on 07814-116-590) to let him know if you're coming as we pre-order our food at the Fox.

We're a friendly bunch of men from Layer de la Haye and nearby villages. Around 14 of us attend the lunches - and newcomers are always welcome. Over an hour or so we have some drinks, a lunch and a chat - pub, drink, food, good company - a no brainer really! Our lunches are at 12 noon on the 1st Wednesday of each month. In odd numbered months we meet at the Donkey & Buskins and in even numbered months we meet at the Fox.


Saturday, 26th October 2019

British Summer Time ends tonight   Clocks go BACK one hour


Wednesday, 6th November 2019

12 Noon Men's Monthly Pub Lunch at the Donkey & Buskins, Layer de la Haye

It's simple, totally informal, no strings and we each pay for our own order. By the Sunday before the lunch please contact Jon Smith (email Jon or call him on 07814-116-590) to let him know if you're coming so he can confirm numbers to the pub.

We're a friendly bunch of men from Layer de la Haye and nearby villages. Around 14 of us attend the lunches - and newcomers are always welcome. Over an hour or so we have some drinks, a lunch and a chat - pub, drink, food, good company - a no brainer really! Our lunches are at 12 noon on the 1st Wednesday of each month. In odd numbered months we meet at the Donkey & Buskins and in even numbered months we meet at the Fox.


Wednesday, 4th December 2019

12 Noon Men's Monthly Pub Lunch at the Fox, Layer de la Haye

It's simple, totally informal, no strings and we each pay for our own order. By the Sunday before the lunch please contact Jon Smith (email Jon or call him on 07814-116-590) to let him know if you're coming as we pre-order our food at the Fox.

We're a friendly bunch of men from Layer de la Haye and nearby villages. Around 14 of us attend the lunches - and newcomers are always welcome. Over an hour or so we have some drinks, a lunch and a chat - pub, drink, food, good company - a no brainer really! Our lunches are at 12 noon on the 1st Wednesday of each month. In odd numbered months we meet at the Donkey & Buskins and in even numbered months we meet at the Fox.



2020


Wednesday, 1st April 2020

7-30pm Layer de la Haye Annual Parish and Annual Parochial Church Meetings
at St John the Baptist, Layer de la Haye.

At the Annual Parish Meeting, which is open to all parishioners, there will be the election of the churchwarden for the forthcoming year. This is followed by the Annual Parochial Church Meeting at which elections are held to fill vacancies on the Parochial Church Council (PCC); those on the church's electoral roll are entitled to vote. Finally, there is a closed meeting of the newly-constituted PCC to transact other essential business.


If you are planning a church related event in one of our parishes and would like details posted here, please contact the webmaster with the relevant information. Please leave a contact name and telephone number or email address so we can clarify any points if necessary.


Page updated: 09 Jun 2019 at 21:04