Presentation of Christ in the Temple Sun 29th Jan 2023 – Lord now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace according to thy word, for mine eyes have seen thy salvation…


Sunday services

Tomorrow, Sunday 8th January

9.30am      Leavenheath   Morning Prayer
9.30am      Nayland           Holy Communion
       Stoke               Holy Communion
Polstead          Epiphany Family Service with High Tea served afterwards
   Wiston         Epiphany Carol Service

Sunday 15th January

8am        Stoke                    Holy Communion BCP
9.30am    Polstead                Morning Prayer
9.30am    Wiston                  Morning Prayer
10am      Nayland                Family Service

6.30pm    Leavenheath VH    Evening Praise

Sunday, 22nd January

10am St Matthews, Leavenheath BENEFICE COMMUNION WITH BISHOP MIKE and dedication of the Community Pantry at St Matthew’s

Weekly church services will be resumed next week as follows:

Monday       8.30am   Morning Prayer     Nayland

Tuesday      8.30am   Morning Prayer     Leavenheath

Weds           9am        Holy Communion   Nayland

Thursday     8.30am   Morning Prayer     Wiston

Friday          6.30pm   Evening Prayer      Stoke

Saturday     6pm        Compline                Polstead

Carol services to look forward to this weekend………

Polstead St Mary’s

Saturday 17th at 6pm Carols with the Boxted Methodist Silver Band

Leavenheath St Matthews

Sunday 18th at 5.30pm 9 Lessons and Carols

Nayland St James

Sunday 18th at 6pm 9 Lessons and Carols


Nayland High Street around the Christmas tree

Wednesday 21st at 7pm Carols with the Boxted Methodist Silver Band

Warm spaces with tea & coffee. Update

Please tell around you all the warm spaces with tea and coffee we provide or sponsor throughout the Benefice:
– Stoke-by-Nayland, November to March 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the Month 2-4pm Village Hall
– Nayland, All year through every Wednesday 10am-12noon at church (last date 14th) and in the Church Hall from January (first date 11th) to March
– Leavenheath, All year through 2nd Saturday of the Month 10am-12noon Village Hall, more dates to come on Tuesdays.
– Polstead, every Friday from 10am to 2pm, Village Hall
– Wis(sing)ton, tbc