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.


Sunday, 28th May 2017 SEVENTH SUNDAY OF EASTER

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


Sunday, 4th June 2017 PENTECOST

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


Wednesday, 7th June 2017

12-00 Noon Men's Pub Lunch
at the Fox, Layer de la Haye.

We meet on the first Wednesday of each month and welcome newcomers. We're a friendly bunch of men from Layer de la Haye and nearby villages. Over an hour or so we'll enjoy a pub lunch, a drink and each other’s company. It's simple, totally informal, no strings and we each pay for our own order. Please e-mail Jon Smith or 'phone him on 07814-116590 by Sunday 4th June if you're coming (so he can sort pre-orders if need be).


Sunday, 11th June 2017 TRINITY SUNDAY

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


Wednesday, 14th June 2017

7-00 for 7-30pm School for Disciples
at Wickham Bishops Village Hall.

Part of the Transforming Presence initiative led by Bishop Stephen in the Diocese of Chelmsford, which looks particularly at how we inhabit the world distinctively so as to live out our Christian vocation in daily life. For if every church was a School for Disciples, we would grow our faith and have a much bigger impact in the world.

Everyone is invited to come along to this evening. It is free of charge and there is no need to book.


Sunday, 18th June 2017 FIRST SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY

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


Sunday, 25th June 2017 SECOND SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY

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


Saturday, 1st July 2017

10-00am to 12 noon Gift Day at St Mary's Church, Layer Breton

An opportunity to donate towards the costs of maintaining St Mary's Church, the only place of worship in Layer Breton and Birch.
There will be coffee and cake. Also plant and cake stalls.


Sunday, 2nd July 2017 THIRD SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY

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


Wednesday, 5th July 2017

12-00 Noon Men's Pub Lunch
at the Donkey & Buskins, Layer de la Haye.

We meet on the first Wednesday of each month and welcome newcomers. We're a friendly bunch of men from Layer de la Haye and nearby villages. Over an hour or so we'll enjoy a pub lunch, a drink and each other’s company. It's simple, totally informal, no strings and we each pay for our own order. Please e-mail Jon Smith or 'phone him on 07814-116590 by Sunday 2nd July if you're coming (so he can sort pre-orders if need be).


Sunday, 9th July 2017 FOURTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY

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


Sunday, 16th July 2017 FIFTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY

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


Sunday, 23rd July 2017 SIXTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY

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


Sunday, 30th July 2017 SEVENTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY (fifth Sunday in the month)

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

6-00pm Benefice Evensong at St John the Baptist, Layer de la Haye.


Wednesday, 2nd August 2017

12-00 Noon Men's Pub Lunch
at the Fox, Layer de la Haye.

We meet on the first Wednesday of each month and welcome newcomers. We're a friendly bunch of men from Layer de la Haye and nearby villages. Over an hour or so we'll enjoy a pub lunch, a drink and each other’s company. It's simple, totally informal, no strings and we each pay for our own order. Please e-mail Jon Smith or 'phone him on 07814-116590 by Sunday 30th July if you're coming (so he can sort pre-orders if need be).


Sunday, 6th August 2017 TRANSFIGURATION OF OUR LORD

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


Sunday, 6th August 2017

pm Summer Afternoon Tea
at St John the Baptist, Layer de la Haye.

The Church will be inviting people to a strawberries and cream style tea. More details nearer the time.


Sunday, 13th August 2017 NINTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY

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


Sunday, 20th August 2017 TENTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY

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


Sunday, 27th August 2017 ELEVENTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY

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


Sunday, 3rd September 2017 TWELFTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY

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


Wednesday, 6th September 2017

12-00 Noon Men's Pub Lunch
at the Donkey & Buskins, Layer de la Haye.

We meet on the first Wednesday of each month and welcome newcomers. We're a friendly bunch of men from Layer de la Haye and nearby villages. Over an hour or so we'll enjoy a pub lunch, a drink and each other’s company. It's simple, totally informal, no strings and we each pay for our own order. Please e-mail Jon Smith or 'phone him on 07814-116590 by Sunday 3rd September if you're coming (so he can sort pre-orders if need be).


Sunday, 10th September 2017 THIRTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY

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


Sunday, 17th September 2017 FOURTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY

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

9-00am Harvest Festival Holy Communion at St Mary the Virgin, LAYER BRETON.


Sunday, 24th September 2017 FIFTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY

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


Sunday, 1st October 2017

Harvest Festival at St John the Baptist, Layer de la Haye
The 10-30am service will be followed by a Ploughman's Lunch.


Wednesday, 4th October 2017

12-00 Noon Men's Pub Lunch
at the Fox, Layer de la Haye.

We meet on the first Wednesday of each month and welcome newcomers. We're a friendly bunch of men from Layer de la Haye and nearby villages. Over an hour or so we'll enjoy a pub lunch, a drink and each other’s company. It's simple, totally informal, no strings and we each pay for our own order. Please e-mail Jon Smith or 'phone him on 07814-116590 by Sunday 1st October if you're coming (so he can sort pre-orders if need be).


Friday, 6th October 2017

Quiz Night
at Queen Elizabeth Village Hall, Layer de la Haye.

In aid of Layer de la Haye church funds. More details in due course.


Saturday, 28th October 2017

British Summer Time ends tonight   Clocks go BACK one hour


Wednesday, 1st November 2017

12-00 Noon Men's Pub Lunch
at the Donkey & Buskins, Layer de la Haye.

We meet on the first Wednesday of each month and welcome newcomers. We're a friendly bunch of men from Layer de la Haye and nearby villages. Over an hour or so we'll enjoy a pub lunch, a drink and each other’s company. It's simple, totally informal, no strings and we each pay for our own order. Please e-mail Jon Smith or 'phone him on 07814-116590 by Sunday 29th October if you're coming (so he can sort pre-orders if need be).


Sunday, 5th November 2017

Afternoon Five Parishes 'All Souls' Service at St John the Baptist, Layer de la Haye.


Sunday, 12th November 2017 REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY


Sunday, 3rd December 2017 FIRST SUNDAY OF ADVENT


Wednesday, 6th December 2017

12-00 Noon Men's Pub Lunch
at the Fox, Layer de la Haye.

We meet on the first Wednesday of each month and welcome newcomers. We're a friendly bunch of men from Layer de la Haye and nearby villages. Over an hour or so we'll enjoy a pub lunch, a drink and each other’s company. It's simple, totally informal, no strings and we each pay for our own order. Please e-mail Jon Smith or 'phone him on 07814-116590 by Sunday 3rd December if you're coming (so he can sort pre-orders if need be).


Thursday, 7th December 2017

Confirmation Service at St Mary the Virgin, Kelvedon
(Post Code for Sat-Nav: CO5 9AL)


Saturday, 9th December 2017

Curry Supper
at Rye Farm, Layer de la Haye.

In aid of Layer de la Haye church funds. More details in due course.


2018


Saturday, 24th March 2018

British Summer Time starts tomorrow   Clocks go FORWARD one hour tonight.


Thursday, 29th March 2018 MAUNDY THURSDAY


Friday, 30th March 2018 GOOD FRIDAY


Sunday, 1st April 2018 EASTER DAY


Wednesday, 25th April 2018

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 churchwardens and deputy wardens 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.


Saturday, 27th October 2018

British Summer Time ends tonight   Clocks go BACK one hour


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: 26 May 2017 at 16:11