Recent News

There's a lot going on in Kemsing and Woodlands churches! This page shows some of our recent items of news; click on the headline to read more about any item.

Thu 3 Dec 2020 — 6:10 pm

Why not join us on a journey through the Christmas story...

This December we are excited to announce a new community activity: 

ADVENT WOODLANDS WALK and ADVENT WINDOWS for all to enjoy!  

For more information please see the section under - Services: Christmas: Advent Walk... more

Fri 13 Nov 2020 — 9:25 am
The Kemsing Cook Book

For a number of years, we've sold Kemsing Calendars, featuring Stephanie Sceal's photographs of the village and surrounding area. Stephanie has a wonderful gift to see a familiar place with fresh eyes and to capture that in beautiful photographs. People who love our area love these calendars;... more

Wed 28 Oct 2020 — 9:15 pm

Oak Hall up at Otford Manor are hosting a family friendly afternoon of entertainment at their outdoor Garden Stage with live music from the Christian band Awesome Cutlery. It will all be run in a Covid-secure way. Please visit oakhall.co.uk/awesome to book your socially distanced marked square... more

Tue 20 Oct 2020 — 4:25 pm

Last Thursday, we held our Annual Election of Churchwardens and Annual Parochial Church Meeting.

Because our church building could only accommodate 30 following government Covid-19 guidelines, the decision had been taken to hold the meeting remotely using Zoom. There are 130 people on our... more

Mon 12 Oct 2020 — 10:40 am
October 2010 Foodbank Collection

This year, we were not able to do lots of the thing we would usually do to mark Harvest. In a normal year, people would bring fresh flowers to Kemsing for distribution to the sick and housebound the next day, and people would bring produce to Woodlands to decorate the church and (in some years)... more

Thu 1 Oct 2020 — 6:50 pm

With lockdown, we cannot distribute paper copies of The Well, our free quarterly magazine, to every home in the parish.

So the editorial team has worked hard and produced an online-only edition for Autumn 2020. It contains a delightful mixture of current news of the village under (and... more

Tue 22 Sep 2020 — 12:05 pm

We are now concluding the annual revision of our church Electoral Roll for 2020.

A little background may help. We maintain an "Electoral Roll", which is a record of all those who are entitled to vote at our Annual Parochial Church Meeting (APCM). To join the roll, you either need to live... more

Sat 19 Sep 2020 — 12:00 pm

To raise money for the Church Hall building project Deb (Our Youth and Children's Worker) is doing a sponsored Triple 10 Cycling Challenge...10k cycling a day - for 10 days - in the 10th month (October). If you would like to sponsor Deb please go to her Just Giving Page - which is automatically... more

Mon 3 Aug 2020 — 12:00 pm

Although the camp that our 11-14s age group usually goes to was cancelled... there was still fun to be had! Woolie 2 Camp moved online! And our Church Youth group T7 joined on zoom together to watch the camp videos which the Camp Leaders had put together. They involved challenges, memories of... more

Tue 14 Jul 2020 — 10:00 am
Kemsing Church ready for re-opening

Our last Sunday service was held on Sunday 15th March. Since then, all our services have been online only, on our YouTube channel, over 17 Sundays and Good Friday.

Finally, we plan to start meeting together again, in our own church building, this coming Sunday (19th July). This news story... more

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