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Dedham and Ardleigh Parishes Office at The Assembly Rooms
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Dedham and Ardleigh Parishes
Normal Services

Dedham and Ardleigh Parishes dedham-and-ardleigh-parishes.org.uk ....are now working together as one Benefice…. Dedham Church will be closed from 27th February until 17th March for the floor to be sanded and re-varnished. All services for 5th and 12th March will be at Ardleigh (no services at Dedham).  Please see details below.
If you could use a lift to get to Ardleigh on 5th or 12th March, please contact the office.   We hope that in their variety there will be something for everyone – please check the website to be sure. 

Sunday St Marys' Dedham
St Marys' Ardleigh
1st in the month (March only) No Service  
8.30am Holy Communion
10.30am Family Service
5.00pm Choral Evensong
2nd in the month (March only)  No Service
8.00am Holy Communion (BCP)
10.30am Parish Eucharist
3rd in the month 10.30am Holy Communion  10.30am Parish Eucharist
4th in the month 10.30am Mattins (BCP)
Revive @ 5pm 
8.00am Holy Communion (BCP) 
5th in the month Usually a Joint Service  For location see church website or noticeboard 

Other Regular Events & Activities :
Each Tuesday Morning @ 10.30am Morning Prayer at St Mary’s Dedham
4th Tuesday each month 10am-12 Friendship Group at St Mary’s Ardleigh
Each Friday @ 9.15am (Term time)   Bible Study at Littlebury House, Dedham
Each Friday (Term Time) @ 6.30/7pm Junior & Adult Choir Practice
Each Sunday @ 9.45am    Prayer at St Mary’s Dedham

Licensing and Installation of new vicar
November 2016
Licensing and Installation of The Rev’d. Antony Wilson

The Churchwardens & Parochial Church Councils Invite you to join them at the Licensing by the Bishop of Colchester & Installation by the Archdeacon of Colchester of The Rev’d. Antony Wilson as Priest-in-charge of Dedham & Curate-in-charge of Ardleigh.

9th November 2016 at 7.30 p.m.

New Vicar
June 2016

Our new incumbent will, subject to contract, be the Rev. Antony Wilson (currently employed as an Army Chaplain).

He will be moving here, with his family who are presently based in the Ipswich area; they are: his wife, Julia, and 4 teenage children.

A start date will be determined and announced in due course.

March 2016

If you would like to buy some lilies in memory of someone, to be arranged in church for Easter Sunday, please send your order to the vicarage.

Simply place the cost of the lilies (£2.50 each) in an envelope with your name and telephone number on the front. 

The final date for ordering is MON 21ST MARCH 2016.

If you have any queries, please contact Helen Sims (01206 321286).

Sally Gotelee writes:
March 2016


I am deeply grateful for the very generous gift on my retirement from the organisation of flowers in Dedham Church. It has been a pleasure and privilege to do this for more than twenty years. I have been splendidly supported and hope Helen will enjoy it as much as I have.

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