St Augustine's Church Thorpe Bay
St Augustine's ChurchThorpe Bay

Forecast of Events

Standing Committee and PCC Meeting Dates for 2018 

Standing Committee                          PCC
Wednesday  7th March  Tuesday 20th March
Tuesday  5th June

Tuesday 19th June

Tuesday  4th September Tuesday 25th Sept
Tuesday  6th November Tuesday 20th Nov
Tuesday  Tuesday                     

Annual Parochial Meeting  - Sunday April 22nd  - after morning service

To receive reports for 2017 and to elect church officers for a further year.

 

Please go to 'How the church is run' to see the minutes of these meetings.

2018 Concerts

A new series of concerts is planned for 2018.  Initial details are below, concerts will start at 7pm or 7:30pm followed by refreshments.  Information updated as we receive it:

 

Sunday 8th July - Choral Evensong at 4pm.  This is a full choral evensong in the cathederal manner sung by Voces Novae in aid of the Children's Society.  Refreshments to follow the service

 

Thursday 12th July - Jazz Concert.  here at 7pm.  Free entry and as usual there will be refreshemnts to follow and a retiring collection for the church.

 

11th August - 7pm we have a Vocal Recital with Wakana Gong (soprano) and Riku Matsubara (tenor)

 

25th August - 7pm we have a solo recital with Sayaka Aoki (Piano)

 

As usual we will be having refreshment after the concert

Gaudeamus Choir:  The brilliant Gaudeamus, one of Southend's leading choirs will hopefully be returning to St Augustine's soon!

See a picture of Gaudeamus below

23rd June - Coach Trip:  On Sat 23rd June there will be a parish day out to Guildford, leaving at 9am from the church and returning after evensong at Guildford Cathedral at 5pm. Final costs etc in due course, but put this in your diaries now! Fr Jonathan

 

The coach trip was a brilliant success where we were able to hear a Handbell Ringing Service in Guilford's Cathederal - if anyone has photos taken on the day please send them to Barbara Black for inclusion on the website - many thanks

 

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All Souls Service.  All Soulstide in early November is that time when the Church especially remembers all those who have died and those who mourn them.

Where to find us

Google says we're right here!

We are located in the middle of Thorpe Bay, about two miles east of Southend on Sea and just a short walk from the sea front.  We are easily accessible by train (Thorpe Bay station is on the main line from London Fenchurch Street) and bus (Nos 1, 7 and 9), and there is ample on-street parking around the church. The church itself is on an island site at the junction of Johnstone Road and St Augustine’s Avenue.

 

Our address is:

 

St Augustine’s Church,

St Augustine’s Avenue,

Thorpe Bay, Essex.

SS1 3JH.

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Last Update: 14th July 2018

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