Messy Church started its Spring term on January 14th at Orsett School.
The theme this time was looking at Passover and how every year Jesus would go from Nazareth to Jerusalem with his parents for Passover.
When Jesus was 12 years old, the family, which would have been the whole family and neighbours, went as usual.… Read More
Sunday 13th January saw the Benefice’s youth HUB take charge of Bulphan’s Family Service, for a Young Enthusiastic Service – YES.
The theme of their service was Paul’s 1st letter to the Corinthians.
The service was led by sisters Ella and Evie, two young members of Bulphan Church.
Paul was a prolific writer of letters to several communities which are found in The New Testament,… Read More
We have now held an afterschool Messy Church in each of the three primary schools this term, which have been a real success, with the children exploring a religious theme and making something to help them understand it and a shared meal.
The most recent was on Monday 12th November in Horndon where the children were looking at ‘Christ is The Light’ as the theme and made decorated jam jar lanterns and candle images.… Read More
The evening of Saturday 24th November was a treat for those with love of choir singing when Thurrock & Havering Male Voice Choir held a concert in Horndon Church, who were joined by Sonia Ward adding her vocal talents to the proceedings.
The evening was an enjoyable and resounding success raising about £700 for Horndon Church.… Read More
On Sunday 26th September 1943 inhabitants of Bulphan and West Horndon witnessed the tragic accident of two USAF B17 “Flying Fortress’ bombers the “Dorsal Queen” and “Raunchy Wolf”, colliding in mid-air and crashing near Dillingham Hall Farm and Notti’s Farm resulting in the deaths of all but one of the crews. The sole survivor was the Dorsal Queen’s tail gunner,… Read More