TWINNED TOILETS – Horndon, Orsett & Bulphan

We all take our toilets, having clean water on tap, along with the associated hygiene for granted. For one third of the 7 billion people across the globe this is not the case.Toilet twinning is a scheme whereby people can, for a £60 donation, twin their toilet with one in a poor community anywhere in the world to enable them to build a basic toilet,… Read More

GOD ROCKS

On Sunday 14th June at the Family Service in Orsett members of the congregation were invited to write inspirational biblical/religious messages on stones (and turn them into “God Rocks”) they may say to someone, who was going through a tough time to let them know God is there for them no matter what, in as few words as possible to fit on their stone.The idea was to then leave their stones in places for people find and maybe help them find some peace or reflection in the message that God cares regardless of their circumstances.Below are some pictures of one left for people to find… Read More

FOREST CHURCH, Bulphan, Sat 01 May

On Saturday 1st May, we gathered around a fire in Bulphan Churchyard for Forest Church. It was great to be able to meet again. We thought about St George and his fight against evil. We made swords which, upturned, became crosses and reflected upon the demons we fight in our own lives but how, with God’s strength we can overcome them and we listened to two short passages from the Message Version of the Bible.… Read More

Easter Sunday 2021

Easter Sunday seemed to be an appropriate service celebrating the resurrection of Jesus and for many their journey back into church life, however that may look into the future. Hats off to all those at Orsett for the sterling work to make the service possible and to Sue for making it feel normal in these continuing bizarre times,… Read More

Mothering Sunday ~ 14th March 2021

On Mothering Sunday we hosted a service on Zoom. It was a joyful and also thought provoking service. We thought about the Mother Church being the largest Church in the area at which people historically worshipped on Mothering Sunday, we gave thanks for earthly mothers or those who have cared for us and we considered the mothering characteristics of Jesus.… Read More