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  • Hadlow Advent Windows
    Do you have a window that could help light up Hadlow this December? We are looking for homes to take part in an Advent calendar with a difference. We need up to 24 windows in the village that can each be seen from the street, decorated with a scene on a Christmas theme. On each day a new window will … Continue reading Hadlow Advent Windows
  • All Souls – Remembering Those We Loved
    Monday 2 November All Souls Day is when the church traditionally remembers all the dear departed.  In recent years we have celebrated a Memorial Service in the Spring, not least because the imagery of remembering our loved ones in the Springtime always feels more uplifting than doing so as the nights draw in. However, it was not possible to hold … Continue reading All Souls – Remembering Those We Loved
  • Weekly Newsletters
    25 October 2020 18 October 2020 11 October 2020 4 October 2020 27 September 2020 13 & 20 September 2020 6 September 2020 30 August 2020 23 August 2020 16 August 2020 9 August 2020 2 August 2020
  • Sermon – Luke the Evangelist
    Sunday 18th October 2020 Acts 16:6-12a, Luke 10:1-9 Today, October 18th is the day traditionally kept to remember St Luke the Evangelist. The title ‘Evangelist’ comes from the word ‘Evangel’, which means the gospel, and is a title given to St Luke as the author of one of the four gospels. However it is sometimes easy to forget that he did not … Continue reading Sermon – Luke the Evangelist
  • Sermon – Trinity 18
    11 October 2020 Isaiah 25: 1-9;   Matthew 22:1-14 Last week we celebrated Harvest Festival and, as is traditional here, many of you and many others brought bags full of offerings for our food banks.  In a normal year they would have been brought up to the altar and blessed and placed on and around the altar and the building and … Continue reading Sermon – Trinity 18
  • Sermon – Trinity 16
    Sunday 27th September 2020 Phillipians 2:1-13, Matthew 21:23-32 Today, there can be no doubt, we are all experiencing a huge range of emotions. Firstly, and most importantly, I am sure Nicky will agree, we are gathered with joy as the church in this community to hear God’s word, to celebrate Sunday as the Day of Resurrection and to embody and … Continue reading Sermon – Trinity 16
  • Sermon – Trinity 13
    Sunday 6th September 2020 – Romans 13:8-end, Matthew 18:15-20 It is a great joy for me to be preaching with people gathered here in Church this morning.  Although you will all have seen more than enough of me on your computer screens for the last three months, and some of you have been able to attend on Wednesdays, this is … Continue reading Sermon – Trinity 13
  • Services: September – November
    Services from September to Christ the King (22 November) with readings
  • Sermon – Trinity 12
    Sunday 30 August 2020 – Exodus 3:1-15, Matthew 16:21-end The world, by which I mean in this case the tabloid press, love a good ‘naughty Vicar’ story.  If a vicar is caught cheating on their partner or committing any kind of crime then you can bet that the press will be all over the story in a way that wouldn’t … Continue reading Sermon – Trinity 12
  • Sermon – Patronal Festival
    Sunday 16 August 2020 – Revelation 11:19-12:6,10;  Luke 1:46-55 by Rev’d Paul White There can be little doubt that 2020 has been an unexpectedly challenging and difficult year for everyone and, although some things are gradually opening up again, you only have to watch the news to know that we are not out of the woods yet.  We proceed but we … Continue reading Sermon – Patronal Festival
  • Sermon – Trinity 8: Feeding of the 5,000
    Trinity 8 – 2 August 2020 – Feeding of the 5000 by Francesca Vernon Jesus hears about his cousin John the Baptist’s death. He gets into a boat and sails off alone, perhaps looking to find some space in solitude… to process. On coming ashore, however, Jesus is suddenly faced with this stadium size crowd of people standing before him, … Continue reading Sermon – Trinity 8: Feeding of the 5,000
  • Services – August 2020
    Services in August 2020 with readings
  • Sermon – Trinity 7
    Sunday 26 July 2020 – 1 Kings 3: 5-12; Matthew 13: 31- 33, 44- 52 by Rev Paul White “The Wisdom or the Judgment of Solomon ” – if you mentioned that to most people then, if they had any idea what you were talking about at all, they would probably think of the story of Solomon having to decide … Continue reading Sermon – Trinity 7
  • Services – July 2020
    Services and Readings for July
  • Hadlow Parish Assistance Scheme
    This scheme will cease to be operational from the 1st June although help can still be given if required. A big thank you to all those who volunteered their time to help others during the lockdown. If help is required, please contact Tonbridge and Malling Community Hub on 01732 876152 or Kent Together on 03000419292.
  • 7th Sunday of Easter Sermon
    7th Sunday of Easter 2020 – Acts 1: 6-14, John 17: 1-11 “…so that they may be one, as we are one”, Jesus prays in verse 11 of our Gospel reading this morning. “…..so that they may be one as we are one”. On this last Sunday of Easter, we are invited to listen in as Jesus makes a “High … Continue reading 7th Sunday of Easter Sermon
  • Weekly Newsletter
    17 May 2020
  • April Newsletter Available
    I know we have been missing for a few weeks but the latest newsletter is now available for download.
  • Sewing for the NHS
    A group of people in Hadlow are sewing scrubs – gowns and hats – for use in Maidstone and Pembury Hospitals. This is being co-ordinated by a Facebook Group in Maidstone. Patterns are available on their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/549227039361894/permalink/552490582368873/ If you would like to be involved you can join the group or, alternatively, email Janice at office@stmaryshadlow.org.uk for more information. … Continue reading Sewing for the NHS
  • Eastertide Communion
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