Every 5 years, all Anglican churches have to be inspected by a suitably qualified architect. This is known as the "Quinquennial Inspection", and informs the church as to the state of its building. He goes to many of the areas that we would not access every day, carrying out an incredibly... more
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.
We're pleased to announce three dates when you can enjoy a wonderful, unique opportunity. Diana Springall is a renowned textile artist who lives in Kemsing. She will be hosting Christmas Card Sewing Workshops at her studio on Park Lane, Kemsing, from 10.30am until 12pm on 2nd, 18th and 21st... more
That was the theme of our all-age service last Sunday.
If Jesus really is alive, it's wonderful. The previous month, we looked at the beginning of John 20, and saw how Jesus being risen means that everyone who follows him is now a member of God's family. We can call Jesus "brother" and we... more
This morning, at our Good Friday service, we started in church with an all-age service, then went up onto Green Hill (by the cross) to continue our service in the open air. We then all returned to Kemsing Church for tea, fresh coffee, juice, hot chocolate - and, of course, hot cross buns.... more
Our Parochial Church Council has just approved our Annual Report for 2016. It tells a story of the many good things God has been doing in the life of our church family through 2016, and sets out some of our hopes for 2017.
Here are a few snippets:
“Christ’s family of all ages,... more
Our Explorers group went into The Dynes again yesterday to sing some carols and to perform a simple costumed nativity play.
The residents at The Dynes were overwhelmed by the children, and really enjoyed themselves. The children also had a great time, sharing the Christmas story in a... more
Rosemary Fielden lived in Kemsing for many years, and contributed much to the life of the village, including starting the Lunch Club. She died in March 2014, and a memorial service was held for her, in Kemsing Church on 9th May 2014.
Her family commissioned Diana Springall, a highly... more
Our shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child have now been collected. Last year we sent in 106 boxes. This year, we set ourselves the ambitious target of sending in 200. In the end, we managed 162, which is a really good achievement. 200 was always intended to be a somewhat stretching challenge... more
Explorers is our after-school club for children in Reception and classes 1 and 2.
This past week, some members of our village community joined them to talk about their memories and experiences of living through the second World War.
It will soon be Remembrance Day, but we don't... more
Our harvest celebrations this year were helped along by contributions from two different groups within the village.
Explorers is our after-school club for the 5s to 7s. Anywhere from 6 to 10 children meet at the library each week for a snack, a Bible story, some games and activities.... more